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An education company providing both academic and music instruction




As of March 2020, our programs have moved from in-person instruction to virtual instruction.

We will keep you informed of any changes. Since we are a for-profit company, we rely on fees and gifts.

With the support of organizations and donors, we continue to serve our community.

Sponsor a music or tutoring student with a non-taxable donation. 

presents SIMPLI TutorMe

Simpli Music serves as a vital musical hub for urban students in the San Francisco Bay Area with a combination of churches and schools participating in private instruction, summer workshops, and concerts each year. 
Simpli Music's education was founded by Loretta McBride in 2006 using the foundations and principle of the Suzuki Teaching Method while infusing improvisational techniques available to the entire community. In 2013, Loretta McBride and Vivian Wells expanded the program to church band, private lessons and string orchestra afterschool programs. We are expanding again! We started Simpli Music with music education and have added Simpli TutorMe, a small group tutor pod program which includes Math, English, Test Prep and Music for rising K-12th grade students. With two veteran teachers and over 40 years of experience, Simpli TutorMe fills in the gaps that schools miss to get children back on track.


Watch videos of our virtual sessions with our students playing violin, viola, piano, string bass, full drum, snare drum, electric guitar, and more!

Charisse Adams

My love and respect for music was developed in the Fellowship Academy Music Program run by Mrs. McBride. The program helped me to build discipline, led me to getting a full ride at the SF Conservatory of Music, and provided the opportunity to make music relatable with the gospel quartet in which Mrs. McBride conducted. These experiences are so unique to the Music Program. Simpli Music formed my beliefs that with commitment, passion, and vision that anything is possible.


Get in touch to find out more about learning with Simpli

Music and Simpli TutorMe.

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