Cello Lessons in Surprise. Amazing Teachers.

Flexible & affordable cello lessons. In person or online.

“Today is my opportunity to practice cello.”

Popular Cello Teachers in Surprise, AZ

Victor Q.

13 Reviews
Phoenix, AZ
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile

Victor Q.

13 Reviews
Book Now
Private Cello Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
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.

Carolyn B.

8 Reviews
Scottsdale, AZ
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 8 to 65
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile

Carolyn B.

8 Reviews
Book Now
Private Cello Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
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.

Hope E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Cello from New England Conservatory
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Hope E.

Book Now
Private Cello Teacher

I am great with beginners. I am very clear how to play, how to practice and I have great techniques to get better faster. I have been teaching for over 20 years.
I perform , write music as well so i am versed in many ways.
I have studied with some of the greatest musicians, and have performed with many different types of artists. I can really help someone who would like to learn the cello. I love to teach and I want to connect to my students and make it is fun as well as give them the proper technique. I am a New England Conservatory Graduate as well as a Fulbright Scholar.

About Hope

I have been performing the cello since I was 7 years old. I have had some of the best teachers and I am happy to pass along the great lineage of cello playing. From the Janos Starker school, I studied with Nella Hunkins, Allan Harris, Ron Leaonard as well as David Wells, Irene Sharp, and Ralph Kir

Meet Online Cello Teachers Serving Surprise, AZ

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Keats R.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Cello Performance, Music from Southeastern University
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Keats R.

4 Reviews
Book Now
Online Cello Teacher

Based on playing ability, I try to tailor a student's goals to their time available to practice and motivation. Just like with any craft, playing an instrument is a discipline that needs attention, and I want the best outcome the student feels that they can produce. We will have fun discovering the joys of learning music!

About Keats

Hello! I am currently a college student in Lakeland, Florida at Southeastern University. I am in the process of working on my undergraduate degree in music performance with a concentration on cello. I primarily began my studies in piano before taking cello lessons a few years later. I am a teacher

Recent Reviews
Carolyn
Keats is a skilled and perceptive teacher. I am dealing with many beginner issues and he always has multiple suggestions and ways of explaining how to accomplish the techniques I am working to master.
I am an accomplished flutist but just love the cello so decided to take lessons. He truly seems to enjoy sharing his knowledge.
I feel so fortunate to have found Keats because he really cares about me as an individual although I am truly old enough to be his grandmother. Outside of our lessons, he has sent me links to recordings, a new bow which I have purchased and am thrilled with, and various other cello-related matters of interest to a beginning cellist.
He does not insist that there's only one way to do things and has studied with a variety of teachers himself. He comes from a musical family so is very knowledgeable about classical music. A true musician who understands the love of music.
Lastly, I want to recommend Keats because he has a very gentle, kind manner and praises my work when it is good. He encourages me through frustrations and sets reasonable goals at each lesson.
I am also a music teacher and would recommend him for a student of any age. I know that the relationship that develops between teacher and student is crucial to a student's progress, and Keats is a real and caring person in the lesson, not some drill instructor. I think he would be fabulous with children and certainly relates very well to adults. Give him a try!
Richard
Keats teaches my son online as we live in a different country. We’ve been very pleased with Keats. Here are some words from my son:

I am grateful for Mr. Keats as my piano teacher. He does an excellent job at teaching any style of music that I want to cover; he especially does well at explaining and is super understanding for teaching at whatever pace that you s
JANICE
Very patient. Explained everything very well as I had forgotten most of the piano taken years ago. Reviewed everything to start teaching at my level. Gave some good tips and apps to help me study.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Melissa M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Master of Music in Music Education from Boston University
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Melissa M.

4 Reviews
Book Now
Online Cello Teacher

I have been a string teacher and performer for over 10 years and love working with students of all ages! My main instrument is violin, but I also have lots of experience with cello. Each lesson will be tailored to your learning style and music interests.

About Melissa

I am a professional string teacher and violin performer. Having graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Bob Jones University and a Master of Music in Music Education from Boston University, I have taught for 10 years as an orchestra director in the New York public school system

Recent Reviews
Maria
Just had our first lesson, super great teacher, explained things great and really excited to continue!
Stacy
My son Jack has been taking viola lessons with Melissa for the past 4 years. We are so pleased with his progress and enthusiasm. Melissa makes it productive and fun at the same time. She gives him the enrichment he needs to go above what he learns in his school music program.
Thank you Melissa!
Ellen
Melissa is an amazing teacher! My daughter has learned so much from her. Not only about music and her violin but about setting goals and life lessons!! We could not be more appreciative of how patient and caring she is with her students!!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

J H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Awarded Ruth Roush Scholarship from Oberlin Conservatory
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

J H.

3 Reviews
Book Now
Online Cello Teacher

Hi, I'm J! I just finished my Bachelor's degree in Cello Performance at Oberlin Conservatory, and I'm currently starting my Master's degree in the same at DePaul University.

For the past 6 years, I have been teaching private lessons to students age eight to 21. I have taught students at the Oberlin Community Music School, secondary cello students at Oberlin College, students of the Northern Ohio Youth Orchestras, community musicians, and advanced high schoolers who want to pursue a degree in music. I also have experience teaching students with autism and ADHD.

During my undergrad, I took several string pedagogy courses and was involved with education programs in the Oberlin area. I coached sectionals and chamber music with the Northern Ohio Youth Orchestras for four years, worked as a Teaching Assistant for the Oberlin Arts and Sciences Orchestra, and served as an instructor for Parkway/Rockwood Community Education during the summer.

I'm comfortable with all ages and levels, and ...

About J

J Holzen is a recent Oberlin Conservatory graduate, where they were a recipient of the Ruth Roush scholarship. They received their Bachelor’s degree in Cello Performance with Darrett Adkins. In September, they began their Master’s degree at DePaul University with Brant Taylor. A passionate orches

Recent Reviews
Peggie Willett
J is a wonderful, compassionate teacher. She is fantastic when it comes to breaking down concepts for students in learning. This ability translates well into teaching proper cello technique. Her playing is wonderful too! She is encouraging and inspiring to all!
Jackie
J is a phenomenal private teacher. I´ve taken lessons from J online and in person, and in both settings J has been just as enthusiastic to teach, eager to coach to the best of their ability, and a great person to work with. J has always pushed me to get better each lesson, exposed me to new opportunities, and supported me. J is flexible, open to questions, and a super understanding and kind human as well. Overall, I am more than pleased with the education I am recieving from J and the tools they´ve given me to use during my own practice time. J has without a doubt helped me become a better cellist.
Colin
J is an extraordinary teacher and musician, very skillful and professional. Highly recommended!

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing cello teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream cello teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Surprise, AZ

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Surprise is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $105 per hour.
30 min
$42 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$67 average

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect cello teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each cello lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Cello Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_241055_pi_6ce4b0e8452cde19eed1e77d4aef29ecb8bdfc0b
"Cello was able to get my son into All-State orchestra the first year he auditioned as a 6th grader. He was extremely patient but just the right amount of demanding, and my son has never loved cello more."
Nana M
Took Cello lessons from Qiele G.
Profile_70797_pi_OC1_6648
"Amazing amazing amazing. I learned so much and had fun at the same time. Theresa has a great and friendly personality, it's such a joy working with her. If you want to learn Cello, I highly recommend her."
Honybal
Took Cello lessons from Theresa S.
Profile_197746_pi_IMG_1879
"good instructor, really passionate about being a teacher, always coming up with new ideas."
Miguel
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
Profile_216077_pi_NewPressPhoto
"very thorough in my teachings"
Dawnwea
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
Profile_44226_pi_image
"Jessica is a professional. Her studio is set up to accommodate a student in maximum privacy and comfort. She Is a lovely young woman who obviously enjoys her craft and is skilled at teaching in a compassionate way yet sets a high standard for her student. It would be important for a student to be self-motivated to PRACTICE diligently. Jessica does not demand that a student practice, but expects that her student will have practiced. I compliment her teaching. One final note: she is kind."
Pat
Took Cello lessons from Jessica H.
Profile_83201_pi_vic
"Awesome first lesson. Looking forward to the next one."
Erin
Took Cello lessons from Victor M.
Profile_136464_pi_cello%20official
"Ryan did a great job with his lessons..was very helpful to tutor a piece on very short notice."
AARYA
Took Cello lessons from Ryan S.
328133_cxp9hctbcsqqxc554ylq
"Jessica is an amazing teacher. I thought it would be difficult to do music lessons online. But this is PERFECT!"
Nicole
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
251847_yz9jpzh66dq4nmr474yv
"Ms. Heins provided a welcoming and comfortable introduction the teaching style, lesson goals and mechanics of cello. I found the class inviting and encouraging."
Jeffery
Took Cello lessons from Chris H.
Profile_197746_pi_IMG_1879
"Very helpful and knowledgeable!"
Kelley
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
View More
View Less

Popular Cello Articles from our Blog

Is Cello Hard to Learn? Read THIS Before Taking Lessons

Many beginning musicians wonder, “Is cello hard to learn?” The process of learning the cello is not difficult, but it’s important to keep in mind that the cello is not an instrument of instant gratification. It does require focused, daily practice time and a good teacher to guide you along the way. How far you progress with cello is a direct result of the amount of quality time you put into practicing the instrument. Even someone who puts in just 30 minutes a day will notice a signi …

By Jessica Dais