Sue Field's Music Studio

November 2022


Current rates, 2022

45 Minutes - $65  (Irregular lessons $80) 

60 Minutes $80 (Irregular lessons $100) 

75 Minutes $100

2023 Rates
45 Minutes/$70
I hour/$85
Irregular lessons $85/$100

Monthly tuition is paid at the first lesson of the month or before. 




My piano tuner is Carla Wray (650) 391-8721, 

Please note that she is extremely busy and requires as much notice as possible for tunings. After the initial tuning I recommend that you be put on her regular schedule for tunings every 6 months.  



November 22, 23, 24th Studio closed for Thanksgiving week.

Thanksgiving, Thursday November 24th 

Winter Recital December 10th, 2pm

The Studio will close after lessons on Thursday, December 15th for Winter break. 


The Studio reopens for lessons on Tuesday, January 10th 

Teen Student Recital, Saturday March 18th 2pm

End of Year Recital, mid-May 

Lessons end for summer break after lessons Thursday, June 15th

Royal Conservatory of Music  Exam results

Spring 2022


Collins Carson, Grade 2 piano
Amelia Jeffs, Grade 7 theory

First Class Honors
Amelia Jeffs, Grade 6 piano
Brandon Lin, Grade 6 piano
Valeriia Saitova, Grade 2 piano

Winter 2022


Brandon Lin, Grade 6 theory

Invitation to perform at the 2021 N. CA RCM Recital of Excellence
Ariane Shah for Grade 4 piano result
Minimum standard is now 93% on practical exams

Fall 2021 Remote Exams


Amelia Jeffs, Grade 6 theory

Spring  2021 Remote Exams

Amelia Jeffs, Grade 5 theory (100%)
Ariane Shah, Grade 4 piano
Brandon Lin, Grade 5 theory
Isabelle Simon, Grade 8 theory

First Class Honors
Amelia Jeffs, Grade 5 piano

December 2020 Remote Exams

Isabelle Simon, Grade 6 piano

First Class Honors
Natalia Chong, Grade 1 piano
Minou Ono, Grade 4 piano

2020 Regional Gold Medals

Emmy Donnelly, Grade 4 piano
Minou Ono, Grade 1 voice

June/July 2020 Remote Exams


Brandon Lin, Grade 3 piano
Emmy Donnelly, Grade 5 theory
Valeriia Saitova, Grade 1 piano

First Class Honors
Michael Simon, Grade 10 piano

December 2019 results

Emmy Donnelly, Grade 4 piano

First Class Honors
Brandon Lin, Grade 2 piano
Minou Ono, Grade 1 voice
Minou Ono, Grade 5 theory

May 2019 results

First Class Honors 
Minou Ono, Grade 3 piano
Ari Rosales, Grade 7 voice
Ariane Shah, Grade 2 piano
Isabelle Simon, Grade 4 piano

December 2018 results
Emmy Donnelly, Grade 3 piano
Isabelle Simon, Grade 3 piano
Isabelle Simon, Grade 6 theory
Michael Simon, Grade 9 history

Results from May 2018
Minou Ono, Grade 2 piano
Michael Simon, Grade 8 theory
Tej Tummala, Grade 7 theory

First Class Honors
Emmy Donnelly, Grade 2 piano
Michael Simon, Grade 9 piano

Studio Facebook Page - Sue Field's Music Studio
I have a facebook page for the studio and post articles, pertinent to learning and of musical interest. Search for Sue Field's Music Studio on facebook and it will come up - the link, seems unreliable.

Studio alumni news

Lucienne Bacon graduated from Avenues Online School in June 2022 and will attend Wellesley College in the Fall. She took piano lessons with Sue since she was six. 
Megnha Shrivastava graduated High School in 2015 and is attending Cornell University, Her brother, Shiven also attends  Cornell. The Shrivastava Family left Redwood City for North Carolina several years ago. 
Matt Jenkins (pianist) graduated from Sequoia HS, in June 2014 and is now at Brown University. He is in training for football (Matt played on the varisty HS team, from his freshman year) and still finds time to play the piano.
Michael Simon graduated Sequoia High School in June 2020 with an International Baccalaureate. He took RCM Grade 10 piano in July '20 and received an excellent First Class Honors result. He is now attending UCLA. 
Aditi Trivedi, my longtime student from the San Diego studio begins medical school at UC Davis, August 2015,  having graduated from UCSB in 2014, Many congratulations to her. I'm especially proud that she minored in music at UCSB and is singing and recording currently. She is now Dr.Trivedi.
Tej Tummala graduated Carlmont High School in June 2021 as Valedictorian. Having taken piano lessons with Sue since he was 5 years old he will attend Brown University for a pre-med undergraduate degree and writes that he will continue to play, compose and arrange music. 
Carina Whaley (singer)  who graduated HS in 2011 is heading to Dublin for a semester abroad and will then return to Purdue in January for a final semester before graduating in May '15.   Congratulations to Carina on her recent graduation! 
Erica Whaley (singer) graduated HS in 2013 and now attends Miami University in Ohio. She is a mechanical engineering major with a minor in economics. Congratulations to Erica on her graduation, May 2017. 

Directions to the Studio
Please note my studio is located behind my house and is a completely separate building - pass by wrought iron gate to the left of the garage and walk behind the house. 
I am approximately midway between the 280 and 101.On 280 exit Edgewood Road if coming south from San Francisco and if coming north, from San Jose exit on Farm Hill Road. From 101 exit Whipple in both directions. There is plenty of street parking. 
Public Transport
I am only one mile away from Redwood City Caltrain and the Bus Depot at Sequoia Station.