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Popular Cello Teachers Near Jenkintown

Mike S.

Lehighton, PA
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Thomas W.

Downingtown, PA
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Yoni D.

Clifton Heights, PA
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Mike S. Lehighton, PA

Subjects Taught

Bass Guitar, Broadway Singing, Cello, Classical Guitar, Drum, Fiddle, Flamenco Guitar, Guitar, Mandolin, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory, Organ, Percussion, Piano, Reading, Singing, Songwriting, Speaking Voice, Ukulele, Upright Bass, Viola, Violin

About Me

A professional musician and music instructor for over 30 years, Mike has established himself as not only a world class player but also an excellent teacher of all ages and skill levels. He teaches for several area conservatories and hosts master classes on composition, performance, guitar and bass improvisation. Mike now offers lessons in his professional home studio.

*** Lesson Details ***
Mike's approach is to use the student's own musical tastes to develop an appreciation for the instrument. If you like rock, you learn by playing rock. If you like jazz, you learn by playing jazz. Mike's approach makes it painless to learn to read, train your ear and develop monster chops quickly.

*** Studio Equipment ***
1) Recording studio - 1200 square feet - all instruments and seating for parents

2) Private teaching room w/ all instruments and seating for parents

*** Specialties ***
For the last few years I've had good results teaching theory as part of a greater performance focus. I've taught Hal Leonard and Suzuki Method in the past, but find this more enjoyable and rewarding for the students.

Thomas W. Downingtown, PA

Subjects Taught

Arrangement and Composition, Audition Prep, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Bass Trombone, Beatbox, Cello, Clarinet, Classical Piano, Classical Voice, Composition, Ear Training, Euphonium, Flute, French Horn, Jazz Voice, Marimba, Music Performance, Music Theory, Oboe, Percussion, Piano, Piccolo, Saxophone, Singing, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Upright Bass, Viola, Violin, Vocal Training, Xylophone

About Me

Thomas J. W. is an active music teacher, composer, adjudicator, and clinician in the greater Philadelphia area. He has over fifteen years experience as a concert band director, marching band director, jazz improvisation instructor, choral director, private instructor, and marching drill writer. His directing career has included small rural band programs, small metro programs, large high-achieving suburban programs, and non-profit youth bands. In addition to his band compositions, he also has over forty unpublished vocal arrangements to his credit, most written for use with collegiate men's a cappella groups.

Thomas has a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education from The Pennsylvania State University. He holds a teaching certificate in the states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey and has taught at the secondary level in both states. In addition to both instrumental and choral ensembles at Penn State, Thomas was a student leader in the Penn State Blue Band and a member of the brass section of the Cadets of Bergen County Drum and Bugle Corps in 1993 and 1994. He served as an Associate Director of the Warren Junior Military Band of Youngstown, Ohio from 1995 to 2005. He also served as a visual staff member for the renowned North Penn Marching Knights of Lansdale, PA for one season in 2004.

He is a current adjudicator with Cavalcade of Bands. He is a member of MENC, PMEA, NJMEA, ASCAP, CASA, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and the National Band Association. He appeared in the Marquis Who's Who Among American Educators in 2004 and 2005, an honor rarely bestowed upon teachers, as students who appear in the Who's Who Among American High School Students must nominate them. He currently is a music teacher at the Center for Performing and Fine Arts of the PA Leadership Charter School in West Chester, PA and resides in Downingtown, PA with his wife and two sons.

*** Lesson Details ***
My lessons are tailored to the needs and interests of each student. If a student is involved in school music ensembles, we will work with their lesson books from school in addition to material outside of the books, including SmartMusic, Noteflight, and teacher-created materials. We will focus on building proper tone production and individual technique - something that often is difficult to learn in a large ensemble setting.

I am capable of starting a beginner student on any band instrument including percussion, any classical string instrument (violin, viola, cello, string bass), and piano. I can begin a student on drum set and work with them through their first method book, but I would then recommend they find a specialized drum set teacher after a period of six to twelve months.

For advanced students, I work from selected conservatory etude books on developing advanced skills and can work with students on audition pieces for honors bands/orchestras or college auditions.

My lessons are a half-hour once a week, with the option of working for 45 minutes or 60 minutes.

*** Specialties ***
music, band, orchestra, flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, french horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba, violin, viola, cello, string bass, piano, Percussion
classical, jazz improvisation

Yoni D. Clifton Heights, PA

Subjects Taught

Cello

About Me

Israeli Born Cellist Yoni D. began his musical education at the age of 5, entering the Conservatory at the age of 7.
Yoni has performed in today's top venues such as Royal Albert Hall, Barbican Theatre, Luzern Festival, Stockholm Festival, Jordan hall, Symphony hall in Boston, Teatro Colon, the Philharmonie concert hall, Berlin, Disney Hall and many more.
Appeared as a soloist with the Israel Philharmonic, Tel Aviv Soloists ensemble, Israel Kamerata, the Buchman-Mehta Symphony and more.

Yoni had collaborated with musicians such as: Zubin Mehta, Daniel Barenboim, Pierre Boulez, Kurt Mazur, Gustavo Dudamel and many more.
Participated in Master classes and coaching with Janos Starker, Bernard Greenhouse, Gary Hoffman, Laurence Lesser Uzi Wiesel, Alban Berg Quartet, Borromeo Quartet, Heinrich Schiff, Natalia Guttman, Frans Helmerson, Shanghai Quartet and many others.

Earning his Bachelors degree from the Buchman- Mehta school of music, Tel-Aviv and his Master of Music degree from the New England Conservatory, Yoni enjoys a performing career that includes many other genres of music such as Jazz, pop and Rock.

Today, Yoni is the principal Cellist of Symphony in C in Camden, NJ as well as a cellist in the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, Maryland.
Yoni is teaching regularly at the Doylestown Conservatory and Delaware Valley College.
In addition to performing and teaching, Yoni is also pursuing a Doctoral degree in Music at Temple University.

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