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Makala W.

33 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Bachelor of Music Degree from Cornish College of the Arts
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Makala W.

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The main thing that I like to remind students of, when they take lessons with me, is that music is FUN! A lot of hard work goes into it, but the end result is always rewarding! I am a pretty laid back teacher, yet I still work to inspire my students to try their hardest and to be the best that they can be at what they do. It is very important to me that my students get their musical wants AND needs fulfilled.

For cello, I take the standard approach; getting to know the instrument and assigning various exercises so that the student will gain technical fluency, and building repertoire. Although I am not a certified Suzuki teacher, I do use some of their methods, since I, myself was a Suzuki student. I like teaching the student memorization of pieces, so that they can focus on technique and expression within a given piece.

In my cello lessons we will work on a variety of topics, including:

-Gaining a feel and command for your own instrument.

-Finding your SOUND: Helping you ...

About Makala

I have loved music as long as I can remember. I know its cliché to say so, but it's true! :) For me, having parents of different ethnicity and siblings that were much older than me, I was heavily impacted by the wide variety of music to which my family members listened. The force of this crayon

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Myriam L.
Excellent teacher and flexible related to schedule so I can take classes and work normally! Full of knowledge. Awesome class👍
Ophelia C.
My daughter LOVED her first lesson! She was smiling from ear to ear following her lesson and was excited to share what she learned. Makala provided tips to support at home practice. I am happy to have found such a wonderful teacher to introduce piano to my daughter.

Nick A.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Aaron Copland School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nick A.

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In my lessons, my primary focus is helping students learn cello at their own pace, and developing their love and appreciation for music! Cello can be challenging, but anyone can learn with the right guidance! I have a conservatory training, and years of experience teaching people of all ages how to play. Students will learn technique, music reading, scales and arpeggios, and basic music theory in a comfortable and encouraging environment!

About Nick

I am a multi-instrumentalist from Queens, NYC, and I was the cellist/guitarist for the first national tour of the hit broadway show "Waitress". I trained as a classical cellist at the Aaron Copland School of Music, and I am a lifelong guitarist. Before starting my broadway career, I worked a

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Barbara
I so appreciated my first Lesson with Nick! We had planned to meet in person, but because of the current quarantine had to have class online - and it was wonderful! He was encouraging and clear and was able to diagnose some of my bad habits and give me ways to get past them. He also generously shared resources and repertoire. I'm much looking forward to continuing with him - just what I needed both musically and to keep my spirits up!
Anthea T.
Nick is calm, encouraging, and clear. I feel capable!
Amory &.
Great first lessons. I have 2 boys, each learning a different instrument (violin & guitar), and Nick was great with them. Looking forward to the future lessons.
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Claire S.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Awarded 1st Prize Winner, Cello Concerto Competition from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
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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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Alex V.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
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Alex V.

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I have been working professionally as a cellist in the Philadelphia Orchestra for 25 years. I’m also a graduate of the Juilliard and Yale schools. I have extensive teaching and performing experience and can offer very valuable advise in practicing and preparing for auditions and performances. Specializing in tone and sound improvement. All levels are welcome.

About Alex

Bachelor Degree, , The Juilliard School Master Degree, Yale School of Music Currently employed (25 years) by Philadelphia Orchestra. Previous employments: New York Philharmonic, New Jersey Symphony, New Haven Symphony, New York 92Y Chamber Orchestra, Hudson Valley Philharmonic Teaching at Phila

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Qiele G.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Qiele G.

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Qiele (Cello) is an International awared-winning cellist with an Master of Music Degree and Artist Diploma from Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles.

Teaching Experience:
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Hawaii Chamber Music Festival / Artist and Educator
Music Society of Myanmar/ Artist and Educator
Hawaii Symphony Orchestra Education Outreach / Educator
Private Cello Teacher/ Teacher

Performance Experience:
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Core Cello, Hawaii Symphony Orchestra
Principal Cello, Young Artists Symphony Orchestra
Principal Cello, Weimar International Bach Academy
Chamber Music Artist, Lincoln Center Stage
Cellist, Benefic Piano Trio

*Lesson can be providing both online&In-person.
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About Qiele

Qiele(Cello) G. is an International awared-winning cellist with an Master of Music Degree and Artist Diploma from Colburn School of Music in Los Angeles. Teaching Experience: ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hawaii Chamber Music Festiva

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Tzvi G.
Fantastic teacher. Very patient and is so talented and knowledgeable.
Alex G.
Thank you for all the amazing lessons via online! Highly recommend Cello!!

I am a beginner cello student and started online lessons with Cello in February 2020. Prior to starting, Cello helped me find the perfect and affordable instrument and bow in local Los Angeles area. He walked me through step by step what to purchase, how to take care, and everything else. Then, he recommended to purchase beginner music and technique books. Everything was very organized and structured. He was so kind and went above and beyond.

If you are a beginner and scared to start online lesson, don’t worry. Cello will walk step by step with you. He is patient, very experienced, and a great teacher.

I look forward every week for our lessons! Thank you Cello!
Helen
Mr. Guo is my daughter’s cello teacher for about three years now and she loves it. She improved a lot and now in honors string ensemble at her school.

Mr. Guo was first recommended by my Colburn Community School mom friends where our kids take dance/vocal classes. He was already teaching several private students from this community and heard many great things. At the time, Mr. Guo was a Master of Music student at the Colburn School and we would all go to his amazing recitals! Absolutely great performance and musicality— it inspired my daughter greatly.

I highly recommend Mr. Guo’s lessons. He is kind, very polite, and very knowledgeable in teaching.
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Patricia P.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Concerto Competition winner from University of Memphis
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Patricia P.

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I have been teaching cello privately for over 40 years! I teach and have taught beginners of all ages up to university students. I enjoy teaching young children and have a full studio of adult learners. My specialty is the Suzuki method, but I teach using a wide variety of materials. I have a Master's degree in Cello Performance, and have an active playing career of orchestra, chamber music, and solo performance. I run my own chamber music business.

About Patricia

I have been teaching cello for over 40 years! I have taught students as young as 4 and as old as 72, and currently have a local studio of similar age groups. I have had an active performing career as an orchestral musician, college professor, and chamber musician. I have a Master's degree in Music

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Mary
Working with Patty has been an incredible experience. She’s truly nurtured my love for music and been so patient and so uplifting. I’m very thankful to have found her as an instructor!
SangAe
I have been her student over two and a half years now. Over the past 4 months she converted to online lessons due to the COVID pandemic. At the beginning I was not sure I could get the same quality or experience from the cello lesson without seeing her in person. However, her teaching via FaceTime was seamless and I was able to follow her teaching without any problems. She is the best instructor ever in-person and online for teaching the cello!
Emma
Mrs. Patty is an excellent and patient teacher who I have been taking lessons from for 8 years! She is great with younger players (like me, when I started in 4th grade) and with adults!

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"Erin is an awesome teacher. Jazmin, my daughter,has been playing cello for almost 2 years and was having a rough time,losing interest and motivation.Erin was of tremendous help.She immediately connected with my daughter,who needed a little push to keep going after we moved to a rural area and she left her friends behind,got her motivated again to start playing and now she is back at school where she will be part of the orchestra once again. Thank you very much for all your help,Erin!"
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"Awesome first lesson with Ryan, he teaches at whatever pace you learn best at."
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Took Cello lessons from Ryan S.
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"We both had a fun and pleasant first lesson with Chris. Set everything up and got the basics down."
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Took Cello lessons from Chris H.
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"My daughter (12 yo) really loves her lessons with Jessica. We're been impressed with her -- she makes the lessons fun and instructive. Thanks!"
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Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Great lesson. Received good feedback on technique."
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Took Cello lessons from Michael P.
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"Dwight Anderson was a fabulous cello teacher for my son from preschool through high school. He was, in fact, the best music teacher we ever had for either of my children - through all of their piano, violin and cello instruction. He was consistent and nurturing, able to push the boundaries of expectation, and able to inspire. Although he only taught my son, he influenced my daughter as well by encouraging them to both participate in the GDYO. He was masterful in choosing certain pieces of work that inspired my son to practice and to perform. Even though he certainly assigned scales and etudes, he always allowed him at least one piece of his choosing that gave him such a sense of accomplishment. For example, my son learned to play the prelude of the Bach suite in G even before he started the 1st grade. That is still his favorite piece! And, starting around 7th or 8th grade, he let his pick which "big work" they would tackle for the following year. We went through the Lalo cello concerto, Faure's Elegie, the Saint-Saens concerto, Popper's Hungarian Rhapsody, Dvorak's Rondo, and finally, "The Dvorak", for his senior project in high school. Even though my son didn't always learn all the movements of the concerto or learn it to perfection, Dwight's partnership with my son in picking these pieces gave him such a love of playing the cello! What a wonder and a gift!
In the years since high school, Dwight has kept up with my son, even though he chose a non-music career path and a life in the north east. We will be forever grateful for Dwight and the influence he has had on my son in particular, and, for his influence on the whole family for deepening our appreciation of beautiful music. Thank you, Dwight!"
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"Great first lesson. Already learned a lot."
Gabriel
Took Cello lessons from Mark L.
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"Jessica is forever patient with us and our techie issues. She is a great teacher as well, and has helped my 8th grader love playing her cello! She keeps things moving, while also paying attention to those little details that make all the difference in performance, like bow hold, fingerings, length of up bow and down bow, and many other little things. Thank you again, Jessica!"
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Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"We just started our lesson with Chialing. My son loves her lesson. She’s very informative and patient. We already benefited a lot from lesson in such a short time. Will continue working with her. Highly recommended!"
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"Naomi is very interested in the kind of music you like to hear, what you'd like to play, and your goals.I was very happy with my lesson, and look forward to more lessons with her."
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