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Karen D.

36 Reviews
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  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner
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Karen D.

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Cello:
A bowed or plucked string instrument with four strings tuned in perfect fifths. The strings from low to high are generally tuned to C2, G2, D3 and A3, an octave lower than the viola. It is a member of the violin family of musical instruments, which also includes the violin and viola and the double bass. The cello is used as a solo musical instrument, as well as in chamber music ensembles (e.g., string quartet), string orchestras, as a member of the string section of symphony orchestras, and some types of rock bands. It is the second-largest and second lowest (in pitch) bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra, the double bass being the largest and having the lowest (deepest) pitch. My lessons always start out with the basics! We start out by learning notes by plucking the strings and then the bow is soon incorporated. The goal is to eventually learn all the notes on the fretboard and also learning how to read and play chords. As the student progresses ...

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Stacie J.
Karen obviously loves the piano & guitar. She’s probably an excellent teacher for those instruments. Why do I say that? That’s what she talked about! She spent half my lesson trying to convince me to learn one of those instruments. Could work on listening skills! Not even sure if she owns a set of bongos herself. Didn’t start teaching me anything until last 10 min & then I had to leave early anyway. So 50 min out of 60 and about 5 I actually learned a few things I could have been practicing for at least 30 min of class. Use her if you want to learn something else other than bongos.
John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
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Catherine W.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Music from Manhattan School of Music
  • Teaching since 2014
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Catherine W.

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I only teach beginner and intermediate cello.

About Catherine

Catherine is a performer, teacher, and arranger. She has performed in world class venues such as Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Kosciuszko Foundation, as well as the Museum of Natural History, and she has performed with over thirty different chamber ensembles, including the Americ

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Charlie B.
Catherine has been a terrific violin instructor for both my 14 year old daughter and 13 year old son. She is very passionate and methodical in keeping them motivated and engaged in learning the violin. She has been great and the kids love her as a teacher. I highly recommend Catherine for anyone considering an online violin teacher for their teenage kids.

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Amy O.
My daughter has resumed her violin playing now that she has lessons with Catherine. She had stopped for a year, and after a few lessons her tone started to sound just like it was when she left off. She improves with each virtual lesson, but most importantly she really enjoys them. I also appreciate that we can schedule lessons
at intervals other than weekly. Thank you, Catherine!
Sophia D.
Great with children very understanding knows a lot of information willing to help you succeed in success! Would recommend to anyone.
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Ilona M.

18 Reviews
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  • Speaks Polish
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ilona M.

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Student needs to have the instrument. I usually use Essential Elements and Suzuki books for beginner and intermediate students. Also String Tunes.

About Ilona

When I work on any subject I always amend to the student's request adhering to all guidelines and ensure I meet my student's and his/her parents expectations on this and make my student achieve the best grade possible because that is my objective. That is my promise to my students. I am ex

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Adriana L.
I am finally learning how to play the violin and read music. Ilona is a great teacher, very patient and friendly.
Viviana
Very detailed oriented, and professional
Bryce G.
I'm sorry, I cannot handle this Instructor for my children. She wasn't me but she's not quite the people person I expected. Her personality is not a good match for a high school tutor. Unfortunately her English is not good enough. Her accent is entirely too strong. Also she does not know enough Geometry to help my kids.
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Effy H.

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  • Speaks Taiwanese, Swedish, Spanish, Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Music from University of California, Irvine
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Effy H.

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I hope I can teach you in the way that my first cello teacher taught me to fall in love with this instrument! I recently returned from performing in a music festival in Sweden. There I experienced something more than just fine tuning my skills and meeting other musicians that were as dedicated as myself to the learning of our instrument. We learned why it is that we spent our lives playing music...it is because of our love we have for our cello. Let the journey begin today with your 1st lesson!

About Effy

Hello, Hej hej, Wie Gehts, Ni Hao, Konnichiwa! I am available for online lessons worldwide! I have over 25 years of exeperience and have taught music for well over 15 years. I have experience teaching all levels from beginning to advanced. I'm classically trained as a cellist and string player and u

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Molly
Ms. Effy has been teaching my son violin for the past three years (from age 5-8). She is simply amazing! She is patient, encouraging, an excellent teacher, and my son has so much fun with her. He looks forward to her lessons every week!
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Sarah J.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2020
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Sarah J.

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As a teacher, my priorities are to create a safe environment in which my students can grow and learn what personally works for them. I believe that a strong technical foundation is important as enjoying the music, as developing a comfortable technique will give students the tools they need to succeed. Above all, cello should be a fun and engaging outlet for people of all ages.

About Sarah

I'm a current undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelors of Music in Washington state. I specialize in classical practice and emphasize strong technique and a collaborative lesson environment. One of the major issues that musicians encounter is tension that manifests most often their hands and wrist

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Jared J.

102 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Associates Degree (General/Music) from Pasadena City College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jared J.

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I have played in a variety of musicals and various college orchestras and chamber groups. Because of my approach to music I don't consider classical my forte but I can still teach any student cellist a great amount about beginning to advanced playing in any style - including classical.

I am also comfortable playing a variety of styles on the cello, namely jazz.

About Jared

I am overjoyed and grateful to say I have been teaching music since 2008. I am a very friendly and fun teacher with a great deal of professionalism and patience. More importantly, I love teaching and playing music with a passion. I play a great variety of instruments and have had the opportunity

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Sally Y.
I absolutely recommend Jared's online class. He always can make student understand to avoid the mistakes or how to practice it effectively. I have gained a lot from his teaching. Another aspect I like about his teaching is that he is very flexible and make the pieces I like. Thank you.
Sally Y.
I m very lucky to have Jared as my instructor. Excellent teaching. I will book another ten lesson with him. Thank you.

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"Brenda “knows” the cello, and she is such an effective teacher.! I learned so much in my first two lessons with her."
Cindy
Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"I have taken three classes with Chris so far. I have found him to be personable and patient. He explains things very well. He doesn't make me feel uncomfortable if I don't understand something. Overall I have had a great experience with Chris and would highly recommend him."
Mindy
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Nicholas has been a great guide to my revisiting the cello. It had been almost 30 years since my last lesson, and he has reminded and coached many skills I had forgotten, and has taught me new ways thinking and playing."
Kat
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Lenna is incredibly patient and kind. As an adult amateur, she really took the time to know me to cater to my preferences and my previous experience."
Kate
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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"Lenna is the best!! She is incredibly patient and positive, and very professional. My daughter (age 10) is really enjoying working with her!!! We would give Lenna 6 stars if we could!!!"
Francesca
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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"This far he is a very knowledgeable and professional person. Unfortunately we found that my cello was lacking due to defects in build and so now I have to get a replacement which I am hoping does not hinder our lessons. He has been very helpful with getting me sites to get material and tools necessary for our sessions. Look forward to our next session and moving forward."
Freddrick
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Ms. Susanna is a very good teacher. She is very nice and helpful. My son enjoys the lesson very much."
Sky
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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"Excellent teacher. Knowledgeable and helpful."
Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"She has been the most instructive, professional, and engaging teacher. She has given me specific, detailed instruction and reasons for all her directions. She has taught me more than any of my past teachers. She is also fun and friendly. She is doing a beautiful job."
Dana
Took Cello lessons from Megan C.
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"Claire is an incredible cello teacher, with a knack for explaining difficult concepts in a fun and understandable way. If I could give her six stars I would!"
Kristin B
Took Cello lessons from Claire A.
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