Online lessons are offered by the hour or half hour. Lessons are scheduled at times of mutual convenience, but typically on Wednesdays and Fridays during the day or late afternoon, with some availability on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday late afternoon / early evenings. I am located in Ithaca, NY, which is in Eastern Standard Time. Click here for a time converter to your time zone.

How to Register

If we haven’t already met to discuss your plans, send me a message or schedule a 30-minute conversation so we can talk about your goals and book a time for your lessons. If we have already met and we just need to finalize the time, we can do that over email.

Lessons are booked one month at time, paid ahead for the number of upcoming lessons in a given month.


One-on-One Private Lessons

1/2 hour lesson: $35

1 hour lesson: $60

Pairs or Small Groups

1/2 hour lesson: $25/person

1 hour lesson: $50/person

Cancellation Policy

Lessons may be rescheduled if cancelled no later than 8am on the day of the scheduled lesson, or if I need to cancel the lesson. Lessons cancelled closer to the scheduled time forfeit the payment.

Payment Methods

PayPal: Send payment to email markkarlsenmusic (at) gmail dot com. Select “Friends and Family” to avoid fees.

Venmo: Send payment to user @Mark-Karlsen

CashApp: Send payment to $MarkKarlsen

Check: Mail checks to Mark Karlsen, PO Box 6760, Ithaca NY 14851