Welcome to JoyceJazz.com

School of Creative Expression:

Music & Arts Coaching

Tax deductible donations are welcome to help support our efforts during these pandemic-times!

Please send checks to our non-profit fiscal sponsor, and be sure to notate

"Joyce Kouffman" on the memo line to:

Gallery Route One

P.O. Box 937

Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

Thanks so much!

NEW! "Music Visits" subscription series!

Whether you are a novice or you already sing, dance, write, play an instrument or simply love music and the arts, we can co-create a stimulating series of monthly or bi-monthly "Music Visits," either online or by phone.

This series is custom-designed for everyone, with sliding-scale fees.

More info on Music Visits page.


NEW! Practice Partners subscription series!

Have you ever taken music lessons and after a while, just can't seem to get yourself to practice? This is almost universal and Joyce understands it very well. That is why she is interested in calling you with a reminder a few times each week to help get yourself going in whatever creative endeavor you wish to initiate each day.

"Joyce is an excellent practice coach. She inspires me every week with some creative idea for my scheduling and creative work habits." - an adult student.

This series is custom-designed for everyone, be they registered students or not, with sliding-scale fees.



Drumming Along with Motown: A drum sticking class for novices & experienced musicians.

A weekly series of online skill-building PLUS private coaching sessions that address your personal music level.

Our mission is to provide world-class music education and also to invite appreciation of the complex intricacies of the music-making process. This, in turn, builds self-esteem followed by willingness to take artistic risks with spirit and from the heart. — Joyce Kouffman, Music Educator & Coach

2021-2022 Online Private Lessons! All ages and levels!

Piano, Guitar, Cello, Hand Percussion, Drum Set, Music Theory and Composition, Ear Training, and Improvisation.

Plus NEW! Practice Partners calls!

Please CALL 415-663-9176 for more information about scheduling and fees.

JoyceJazz & Eric Vaughn - SD 480p.mov

Click Play icon for excerpt of piano great Eric Vaughn and drummer Joyce exchanging fours, while vocalist Rick Gordon listens.

Listen to "Dog Love" here