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About Teaching

About Teaching at Lessonface

Lessonface connects music students with great teachers for live lessons online. We recognize that great teachers make Lessonface work and have built a system that supports the best teaching talent. We help you keep your own students more supported for the online learning experience so they will come back for more and more lessons, and, for the teachers that we feature, help you amplify your talents to recruit new students.

How Lessonface Works for You

  1. LocationBe anywhere in the world and teach from your computer, phone or tablet. Spend no time commuting.
  2. RateYou decide your own price/rates per lesson.
  3. ScheduleYou set your teaching schedule and the hours you want to be available.
  4. ContentYou decide the content you want to teach.
  5. PrivacyNo awkward in-home studio experience.
  6. PaymentPay is guaranteed for the lessons you book through Lessonface. No worries about not getting paid and no need to message your students asking for payment.
  7. Record LessonsYou can give the students the option to record their lessons, which they can see through the Lessonface website only (no downloading or reposting is allowed).
  8. FeesLessonface takes the lowest fees in the market for this service - 15% of your lesson rate and 7.5% if you refer your student.
  9. CancellationLessonface enforces a 24-hour cancellation policy. If the student can’t make it or they forgot to cancel -- you still get paid.
  10. CommunicationCommunicate with your students through the Lessonface website. No Facebook messages or personal emails. No need to get your personal social-media life involved.

Fee Structure

The Lessonface platform is excellent and constantly improving, supporting you and making your online studio run smoothly and professionally. For this, the Lessonface fee is 15% of the lesson tuition on lessons booked by students who find you via Lessonface, and just 7.5% on students whom you recruit.

Lessonface recruits student
Finder's Fee 7.5%
Teachers Receive 85%
7.5% Platform Fee
Teacher recruits student
Teachers Receive 92.5%

Estimate Your Earnings

* There may be additional transfer fees, ranging from 0-4%, depending on the method by which you receive payments. There is no additional fee for direct deposit.

Teach on Lessonface in 3 Simple Steps

1. Create a Profile

Set up your profile, highlighting your: musical background, credentials, rates, availability, etc.

2. Get Approved

Lessonface staff vets the profiles, making sure the teacher is a good fit for students in our system. Teachers must have at least 2 years teaching experience, 5 years of professional experience in the topic they'll be teaching, or be an extraordinary exception. Fitting these basic qualifications does not guarantee approval.

3. Start Teaching

Upon approval as a featured or private teacher, you are able to utilize the Lessonface system, including:

  • Scheduling across time zones simplified.
  • High quality video conferencing with optional lesson recording built in.
  • Easily provide a valuable lesson experience by keeping your lesson notes, files, contacts, and messaging together.
  • System enforcement of 24-hour cancellation/rescheduling policy.
  • Payment guaranteed for completed lessons.

Featured and Private Teachers

There are two types of profiles on Lessonface.

Featured Teachers

Can be found by students searching at Lessonface.com, or directly referred by teachers and other students.

Private Teachers

For running a more private studio. Students will only be booked if invited directly by referral.

Start Teaching on Lessonface!

Sign Up

You can check out the complete terms here. Feel free to reach out with your questions and concerns.


"Now based in Brooklyn, N.Y., Spiegelman today teaches students located from Memphis, Tenn. to Turkey and Afghanistan on Lessonface—without leaving her home. By cutting down on local travel to lessons, she has more time to teach. And when she is touring as a performer, she doesn’t have to cancel her lessons." From Forbes

"Lessonface, which serves to provide logistical infrastructure for the teachers and a consolidated, easily searchable, vetted database of options for students, provides a useful service for both teachers and students in this nascent digital world." From School Band and Orchestra Magazine


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