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Carolyn B.

8 Reviews
Scottsdale, AZ
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts in Music DMA from Arizona State Univeristy
  • Teaches Beginner
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Carolyn B.

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I have been teaching beginning cello for over twenty years. I teach both traditional western methods and Suzuki style. I have a Doctorate in Music. I am very experienced teaching all ages. I teach out of my home studio in Scottsdale. If you have ever dreamed of learning to play music, I can help you make that dream come true.

About Carolyn

Carolyn has taught advanced, intermediate and beginning violin and viola lessons for over twenty five years. She has also taught beginning piano and cello for over twenty years. Carolyn earned her Doctorate in Music Performance from Arizona State University. She has taught in the Maricopa Commun

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Mennen P.
Dr Carolyn is very patient & made every step of my beginning lesson enjoyable. I’m looking forward to my next lessons on the web with her!
Clark W.
Carolyn brings years of experience and insight to every lesson. She offers positive encouragement. She regularly challenges me with goals to stretch my skills, and always looks to move me on to a higher level of playing.
Charlene R.
Patient, encouraging and inspiring. I cannot recommend Carolyn highly enough.

Victor Q.

13 Reviews
Phoenix, AZ
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Annual Conceto Competition from University of Northern Colorado
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Victor Q.

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I am a string specialist. That means I teach and play violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, bass guitar, mandolin, ukulele and piano. I earned B.A. earned from the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley Colorado where I was a double major in classical guitar and double bass. In my senior year I was the recipient of the Annual Concerto Contest where I performed the "Concerto in A Major" on double bass with the University orchestra for the spring concert. I have played in both professional and semi-professional orchestras in Colorado and Arizona. I believe that any student will practice more if he or she likes the music they are playing. Periodically I will ask a student to give me a name of a piece of music that they would like to learn how to play. I notate it for them, often simplifying the rhythm and chords in Finale NotePad and give it to them free of charge. I teach students how to play music on their given instrument. Not just how to play the instrument but working on ...

About Victor

I believe that any student will practice more if he or she likes the music they are playing. Periodically I will ask a student to give me a name of a piece of music that they would like to learn how to play. I notate it for them, often simplifying the rhythm and chords in Finale NotePad and give it

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Joshua & Julia B.
Mr. Victor is teaching both of my kids, one guitar and the other piano. They are beginners, and he is very patient but keeps a good pace. I feel like they are learning a lot. He is a true music teacher and knows his stuff!
Victoria W.
It was awesome! Great pace and great mix of technical and practical.
Laura
Victor has been an amazing teacher. He is extremely knowledgeable not only about violin, but about practically every other stringed instrument there is. He also has an amazing grasp of musical theory, and has really helped me learn about my instrument. He has also helped me grow as a student. He keeps me interested in the music, and still challenges me to keep improving. I have had other music teachers, but he is definitely the best I've had.

David C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors in Cello Performance from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
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David C.

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Experienced cellist with very active playing career in orchestra, chamber music, and solo repertoire. 5 years of experience teaching young advancing cellists. Currently pursuing a Bachelor's in Cello Performance, and I keep myself very busy performing across the country, because I believe staying very active performing helps keep me fresh and interested in always finding new solutions which I can pass to my students. Lessons focus on good sound and developing nuanced and musically interesting and innovative interpretations of pieces.

About David

The more official biography: David Caplan currently studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with Daniel McDonough and Dmitry Kouzov. Previous teachers include Jonathan Pegis, Benjamin Whitcomb, and Adelaide Hagari. David, along with Quartet Bellezza, won the junior division gold

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Katrina O.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Katrina O.

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One of my favorite things about humanity is how we all learn differently. I aim to cater my teaching to each student to best prepare them as musicians, performers, and possibly future educators. I adhere to the "canon" of cello playing, but spice it up to appeal to each student and keep them passionately in love with their instrument.

About Katrina

A little about me personally: I am a native Wisconsinite, an avid cellist, and lifetime music lover. I have been teaching cello lessons privately off and on for the last 9 years and hold a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire. In my school years, I participated

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Bonnie S.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Music Education from West Chester University of Pennsylvania
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Awarded Shorty Award - Customer Service from Shorty Awards LLC
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Bonnie S.

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I live for helping others find their fullest musical potential. Daughter to a teach and a truck driver, my parents couldn't afford lessons when I was in school. I want to stress that I want those students who are being denied affordable private lessons. You are just as capable of greatness as kids paying out the nose for lessons.

I strongly believe EVERYONE is capable of learning an instrument. We all learn in different ways. Perhaps you tried learning once before and it didn't work out? Don't let that discourage you! You just need the right teaching method.

Cello has been my passion since I started playing in 1994 in NJ. My love for teaching bloomed when my high school music department gave me two hours to teach middle school beginning strings (Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass) every school day, and I have been hooked since! All South Jersey Orchestra several years, and attended West Chester University of PA on scholarship, where I basked in one of the best music education programs in ...

About Bonnie

I want YOU to discover the music that's always been inside of you. That nagging voice in the back of your head telling you that you don't have a musical bone in your body is WRONG. Everyone is capable of learning an instrument. It's just a matter of finding the right fit in instrument and teacher.

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Gwen H.
Bonnie is a great teacher. My daughter really enjoyed her 1st lesson.
Kathleen
Great first lesson! Bonnie offered great beginning tips and encouraging complements. The first lesson book looks very appropriate for my skill level. We did have some connection issues which Bonnie handled very well.
I am energized to practice and work toward my next lesson.
Christen
Bonnie is a great cellist and was always a pleasure to work with!
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Ashley M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
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Ashley M.

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As a violist and string enthusiast, my appreciation and knowledge of the cello runs fairly deep. I had studied and taught myself how to play the cello with the guidance of a professional cellist some many years ago, but I've always been eager to teach the cello to any willing student with a deep appreciation. Students can expect a curriculum catered to their needs and desires, whether they be to on the road to a professional musician or just the hobbyist and a teacher who is dedicated to their educational growth and desires.

About Ashley

I am currently a junior at Ramapo College studying music education but I am no foreigner to teaching. I have been teaching for some years now with general ages ranging between 3 to 25, in the violin, viola and cello. I have also taught music theory from a beginner's standpoint to a college sophom

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dalia
My lesson with Ashley was wonderful. She is very patient and great at explaining things to an adult beginner like me, and clearly very passionate about violin music and teaching. She was very easy to get in touch with after I set up the lessons. Thanks!
Kathleen M.
Ashley was very helpful to me. I was floundering. I am a brand new 'musician', still learning to read music. I would still be working with her, but I had to move suddenly. She was very encouraging and I hope to be able to continue lessons again with someone in my new location.
brooklyn
my grand daughters 1st lesson was great,,ashley took time to tune violin, explained the the whole instrument and how to properly take care of instrument can not wait for my grand daughters next lesson

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Scottsdale, AZ

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Scottsdale is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $117 per hour.
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Took Cello lessons from Dr. Dave Y.
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"I'm very grateful to have found a teacher as generous as Chris. Since reviewing is so important in our culture anymore, I always like to get a good sampling before constructing a review. Chris shows consistently that he listens to his students, offers positive critique, and molds his approach to meet the student where they are. Chris makes it easy, fun and relaxing to learn. It isn't hard to gather that Chris is a professional and experienced teacher. I am a very beginner, adult student, and I can appreciate how Chris can teach a spectrum of students at different skill and experience levels. Thanks to Chris for making my hobby to learn an instrument such a dream!"
Anastasia
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"My 16 year old daughter has been taking lessons from Alex for two years. He's a very accomplished cellist with a strong background in all areas of playing the cello. He has been very patient with my daughter. He makes the lessons fun. Her skill level has steadily improved and can be directly attributed to lessons with Alex. Most importantly, he has helped her gain more confidence in her playing! I highly recommend him to anyone who wants to become a better cellist!"
Dan
Took Cello lessons from Alex G.
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"Stephen is not only a gifted cellist, but also an intuitive and devoted teacher. I've been working with him online for several years now, and my playing has benefitted significantly from his technical expertise and understanding of historical contexts. Few teachers are as ready and willing to explore repertoire as eclectic as I have with Stephen, whose insight extends from the ancient to the contemporary. I attribute my success on NYSSMA/All-State to his wise musical counsel!"
Janina
Took Cello lessons from Stephen M.
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"My daughter said the lesson was very helpful. We will continue to see Dustin for lessons."
Lena
Took Cello lessons from Dustin N.
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"Jessica is a fantastic teacher and very accommodating. From the first lesson I noticed a significant improvement in my teen daughter's playing. We happened to be in her area when we were looking to purchase a better quality cello and she met us at the store to help advise our decision."
lorella
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Excellent and very productive!"
Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"Jessica is wonderful! I began studying the cello as a quite older student - in my 50s - and have had a few teachers over these last 15 years. When teaching an adult student, the teacher has to understand that our lives, schedules and demands are quite different that those of a young person. Jessica's patience, persistence and genuine good humor in the face of my busy life is beyond admirable. Even though I am quite challenged in finding practice time, she "puts up" with me and my showing up to lessons with minimal preparation. I've accepted that I'm never going to be the great cellist of my dreams, but Jessica is facilitating my learning to enjoy playing this wonderful instrument that I've had a deep love affair with for many years. I can't thank her enough."
Tova
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Wonderful first experience with the cello. Thank you Megan for making it fun and easy for me and my girls."
Michael
Took Cello lessons from Megan C.
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""Old Dog Learns New Tricks"
I couldn't ask for more in a teacher. I am a newbie to the cello and Lisa made me feel very comfortable and also, her teaching style is very clear, logical, starting with the basics and building step-by-step. She has a good sense of humor, too. All said, after only my first lesson, I think my learn a new trick: playing a song or two on the cello. Deb Bisacchi, MEd, MSW"
Debra
Took Cello lessons from Lisa C. B.
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