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Leilah S.

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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelors of Arts in Music Education from University of Indianapolis
  • Teaching since 2003
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Leilah S.

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Cello is my main instrument. I have taught cello for 12 years and am certified in Suzuki book 1! I focus on building great fundamentals for the best success and use my students personal interests/goals to specialize instruction.

About Leilah

Hello! My name is Leilah and I love teaching cello, piano, & music theory. I have a bachelor's degree from the University of Indianapolis in Music Education. While I studied there, I held the Principal Cellist position my junior & senior year. I have played cello for 21 years, Piano for a total

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awesome instructor!
Jennifer
I studied under Leilah for several years and I couldn't have asked for a better teacher. She was my first teacher; she showed me the basics of cello and taught me in Suzuki books 1-6. One thing Leilah does that not many cello teachers do is play with her students. At my lessons, Leilah always had her cello out and was ready to demonstrate a technique or playing style, which helped immensely with my understanding of music. Having Leilah as a teacher has given me the skills and preparation I need to play in college. I would recommend her to any cello student who is willing to work hard to improve.
Jeni
Ms. Leilah has an in depth understanding of the Suzuki Method but also uses many inventive ideas to make lessons fresh and motivating!
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Ralph B.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 60
  • Teaching since 1965
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Ralph B.

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I've taught beginning through advanced cello lessons to my students in elementary, middle and high school in orchestra classes as well as privately. My cello students have received numerous scholarships to various colleges, universities and conservatories and music camps. Cello is a wonderfully robust and special instrument that has such a broad range that it needs to encompass 3 different clefs. The cello can produce beautiful tenor or bass like sounds as well as higher pitched melodies that almost sound like one is playing the violin or viola! I love teaching the cello and have taught students at all levels and ages. I've taken private cello lessons in the past with really great cello teachers and performers, so I have learned so many different teaching techniques and approaches to the cello that help to make each student's progress more rapid, consistent and comfortable.

About Ralph

I've spent most of my adult life teaching string instruments at all levels in the Northern Virginia public schools both as an orchestra director and as a private teacher. I have a music contracting business called Symphony To Go. If you would like to see my teaching studio, please consider visiting

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Nehla
Mr. Ralph Boehm is a great teacher. He is firm in
his teaching, yet very kind and generous. He has spectacular humanity. As far as technique, he finds out where his student is weak , and tries hard to turn the weakness into a strength and will work extra time to correct the flaws of his student. He is a rare individual
and instructor. I consider myself very lucky to have him
as my violin teacher.
Jennifer
Ralph is a wonderful cello instructor. Kind, caring, thoughtful and very knowledgeable. His directions really helped my daughter’s technique and sound quality. He teaches violin, viola and bass as well. Highly recommend!
Lori
My daughter has been taking lessons with Mr. Ralph Boehm for seven months. She loves her weekly lessons due to Mr. Boehm’s professionalism, passion for teaching and passion for music. He ensures his students have the basics down to the muscles in their hands before they progress. I highly recommend him for students who are eager to excel at their instrument.

Alex T.

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Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex T.

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I am passionate about sharing everything I know about the cello to my students. I am classically trained, but I also love to venture out and do different kinds of music such as pop, broadway, and local band placing as well. You tell me what you want to improve at or work on, and I will make it my top priority to help you get to the next level.

About Alex

I'm a cello performance student in the greater Los Angeles area. I attend Biola University and I am passionate about educating the youth and inspiring the future generations to come. Personal Website: http://alejandrosanchezthompsoncellist.bandzoogle.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ale

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Kristin B.

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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, German
  • Awarded Provost Scholaship from Western Michigan University
  • Teaching since 2013
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Kristin B.

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Together we will learn the beginning essentials to playing the cello and reading cello music. I focus on good technique from the beginning so a student should expect to spend a good amount of time in lessons on technique exercises and posture checks. We will also learn music based on the student's experience.

About Kristin

I am a classically trained violist and string instrument enthusiast, born and raised in the Chicagoland area. I attended and graduated from Western Michigan University with a BM in music performance and have since worked as a music teacher in San Diego. I am the strings director at Double Peak Scho

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Kristin was very professional and on the music! I had a great initial experience and will be taking lessons from her in the future. Thank you!
Michael
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Claire S.

7 Reviews
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  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Claire S.

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I love playing and teaching this awesome instrument, and I'm so excited to share that with you. I strive to make lessons engaging, positive, progress-oriented, and personalized. My teaching style is as slow as you need, as fast as you can go. Technique should always serve music, so we'll focus on creating art and telling the story that you want to tell.

Lessons are open to anyone; even if you don’t have a cello yet! I have worked with beginning students learning the basics of reading music to advanced players & colleagues looking for a careful ear. For learners under 10, I recommend 30-45 minutes. For all other players, there's no time limit; I love to go into details and can work as long as you want! For multiple lessons a week, discount packages are available. Congratulations on taking an amazing first step into learning the cello, and I look forward to meeting you in our first lesson.

About Claire

Claire is an avid musician with over 20 years of experience working in New York and Sarasota, Florida. She performs with many different ensembles, including the Sarasota Orchestra, EnsembleNew SRQ, Melodica Women’s Choir, Musica Viva NYC, and as part of a trio with harpist Nancy Allen and flutist C

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Sharon
Claire is extremely patient and plays the cello beautifully. She always has tips and suggestions to help you play better. Her feedback is also always tempered with kindness. She is good at coaxing your best out of you.
Angela P.
Truly professional and a fine first lesson!More as we move on...
Sara
My 12 year old son has been taking lessons with Claire online for a couple of months. He had been playing a few years in school but never had an individual lesson. She is helping him create some new habits while improving his technique and musicianship. She is very encouraging and supportive (and fun!). Looking forward to seeing how he progresses in the future!
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Paul W.

35 Reviews
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  • Speaks Dutch, English
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Paul W.

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Professional musician, engineer, producer, music educator with a lot of experience teaching kids and adults alike. Taught and performed all over Germany, The Netherlands, Belguim, Canada, Great Britain,Portugal, Africa , U.S.A. etc. Still Performing, recording all around the United states.

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Esra
Great teacher! Very encouraging and positive!
Justin
My name is Justin, and I've been tutored by Paul since October 2018. I came to him without any prior music experience and unsure if I could ever learn to play the guitar. I'm glad that I chose him as my tutor. He knows how to explain different concepts in a way that I can understand. That coupled with his eagerness for me to get better makes him an excellent teacher. Every time I attend his class I'm always motivated to improve. I would definitely recommend him to anyone trying to play an instrument.
Braylen W.
My son's first lesson with Paul went well. My son has ADHD and keeping his attention takes work. Even though my son had a meltdown during his lesson, Paul showed patience and continued to encourage him. After my son's first lesson, he was excited and told us how much he enjoyed drums.

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"My son had his first lesson with Chialing today, and he learned a lot from her. She was very detailed in teaching and was very precise when correcting mistakes. She went through what my son needed to work on quickly yet completely. He looks forward to his next lesson with her."
Andrew
Took Cello lessons from Chialing P.
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"Looking forward to the next lesson!"
Sofia
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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"Ryan was great. He put to ease a nervous almost 8 year old and was very skilled at playing her music "on tap." He hadn't seen some of the music until the lesson but you would never know it. He picked out many great things in her playing that made the overall piece sound better and more developed. We're looking forward to our next lesson."
Nina
Took Cello lessons from Ryan S.
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"Andrew is very punctual and flexible with his time. Very helpful with maintaining ones cello and has a good eye for maintaining good technique and explaining why good techniques make better sound. Overall an excellent experience."
Katherine
Took Cello lessons from Andrew B.
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"Maria is a wonderful teacher. I really enjoyed taking lessons with her because she struck the perfect balance of challenging me and advancing my skills and understanding that as an adult you don't always have the time to practice as much."
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Took Cello lessons from Maria D.
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"Lucas is a versatile, sensitive, and technically accomplished musician! He is a favorite collaborator of professionals, whether he is serving as Principal of the Tanglewood Orchestra, Orchestra Now, or as a member of the Symphoria cello section in Syracuse. He is an inspired, voracious, and astute musician, capable of making sense of any style or period. Anyone who works with him will benefit from his colleagial approach and his serious mastery of our artform.
Lindsay Groves
Former Principal Cellist,
Symphoria, Syracuse Symphony, Hawaii Symphony; Founder and former Music Director, Skaneateles Festival."
Lindsay
Took Cello lessons from Lucas B.
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"We didn’t have a cello teacher in our small town so we decided to try taking online lessons. Jessica took my daughter through Suzuki books 1-6. She was very personable and very focused. She kept my daughter motivated and even allowed performance opportunities (Skyping into recitals). We have since moved to a bigger city and my daughter takes live lessons. Her new teacher (who has a doctorate in cello performance) was very impressed with my daughter’s technique. Thanks Jessica for giving my daughter a great musical foundation!"
Rita
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"We couldn’t be happier with Corey. My son has taken lessons from others in the past that we thought were good...we didn’t know what we were missing! Corey communicates clearly, gives tangible things to practice and work on, and is friendly. I also appreciate that he takes time to check in and see how my son has been. During this quarantine kids are needing asl the connections they can find. My son looks forward to his lessons and I enjoy listening to him play."
Ellie
Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
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"Susanna is funny and patient. If you get something wrong she encourages you really well."
Elsa
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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"Chris is a great guy and a very knowledgeable instructor. He uses a variety of teaching techniques to make sure I can accomplish the desired skill. If you're looking for an accomplished cellist who can relate to students of all musical levels, look no further."
James
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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