Sanna Ahvenjärvi teaches music theory and composition at the Jokilaaksot Music Institute since 2008.

Ahvenjärvi has been teaching composition for children and youth since 2004 also in the following music institutions:

- Workshop in Landesmusikschule Münzkirchen, Austria 2016

- Ylivieskan seudun musiikkiopisto, Finland 2014-2015

- Merikanto-opisto, Finland 2012-2014

- Oulu Conservatory, Finland 2005-2009

- Composer-in-residence at the Lapin musiikkiopisto 2004-2005 Rovaniemi, Finland

Other teaching experience she has from teaching at the Oulu University, at the Oulu Polytechnik, in Oulu Conservatory and at Oulu Suzuki school of Music.