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Alex G.

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San Diego, CA
Starting at $48
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music: Cello Performance from Eastman School of Music
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Alex G.

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As a seasoned teacher and performer on modern and baroque cello, I'm here to help you take the next step in your studies. Whether you're a beginner (child or adult), advanced player, returning to the cello after a hiatus, or anywhere in between, I will work with you to tailor our lessons to fit your needs and help you play with as much ease and fluidity as possible.

I'm a member of the Hausmann Quartet, The Knights chamber orchestra, San Diego Baroque Soloists, and appear frequently with Bach Collegium San Diego and on the Art of Elan and San Diego New Music concert series, among others. I teach cello and chamber music at San Diego State University as well as privately.

About Alex

I enjoy a diverse and adventurous musical life, here in San Diego and around the world. As a member of the Hausmann Quartet I'm an Artist-in-Residence at San Diego State University, where I teach cello and chamber music. As a long-time member of The Knights chamber orchestra (based in Brooklyn) I'v

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Dan
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!
Bren
Alex is an excellent cello teacher! He is very perceptive and offers solid suggestions to help you improve your technique and grow as a player. Learning a new instrument can be quite stressful, but Alex is a supportive teacher whose friendly smile and casual demeanor will help put you at ease in your studies.
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Nader T.

9 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English and Persian, I speak Persian
  • Awarded University of New Mexico Composition Competition, 2nd & 1st prize of Atwater Kent Composition Competitions at the University of California, Los Angeles from U. N. M. and UCLA
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nader T.

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I teach cello from beginning to lower stage of intermediate level. I make it fun and enjoyable to learn songs and play them with high level of expression, musicality and strong vibrato. In order to achieve those goals, I work with you patiently to play scales, arpeggios, etudes and songs from different sources, among them Suzuki books.

About Nader

I am a violinist and composer. I have trained more than 1200 students in more than twenty five years of my teaching carrier. *** Lesson Details *** Each lesson includes scales, arpeggios, etudes, duets and a new piece of music from different eras of music. I emphasize on tone production, correc

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Carolina V.
He is very patient and has excellent communication skills. I have no knowledge of how to play the violin or music of any kind. After my first lesson I strongly feel he will be my private instructor for many years to come. I left with proper technique of how this instrument is to be cared for and good posture when practicing. He also informed me of the books we will be incorporating into my lessons. Most importantly homework is given and he is very patient and explains everything at your level.
Kira
I was very pleased with my first lesson with Nader. He is very kind and patient. We covered some basic points with what we'll be covering for my lessons with the cello. His instructions and explanations of technique is very clear I feel my lessons with him will be very beneficial and enjoyable.
Sean K.
Mr. Nader is an excellent instructor who always puts his students first. He customizes his lessons in accordance to each individual and patiently works with them so that they may achieve their optimum potential.

More than just a passive teacher of the violin, Mr. Nader dedicates his time and energy as a full time instructor of violin, cello, and music theory. Furthermore, Mr. Nader exhibits a level of knowledge, intellect, understanding, and culture rarely seen in the world today. When one walks into his music room, one will be struck with awe at not only the amount of books in Mr. Nader's library collection, but also the wide variety of subjects ranging from Music, Music History, Biographies, Psychology, Sociology, Philosophy, and many more. However, do not think that these books are just for display. Quite the contrary, one short conversation with Mr. Nader will show that he is well versed in all these subjects; a modern incarnation of the Renaissance polymath. Building off of his broad knowledge base, Mr. Nader not only teaches one how to play an instrument, he also teaches one how to cultivate oneself in Music and the culture from which it originates.

With a passion for Music and a yearn to pass on higher culture to the avid learner, Mr. Nader is the best instructor for all those who wish to learn Music along with its connection to the history, society, and culture from which it springs.

Bijan Z.

56 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Farsi, Swedish, German, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Bijan Z.

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Playing Cello is challenging and the enjoyment is extreme. That's why many people are ready to go through this tough way in hope of being able to master this magic instrument. I have played Cello for 20 years and I cannot imagine to live without this instrument. In this course I'll try to help you to go through an academic way of playing and ease the learning of the instrument. I'll use different books in this course. We'll play scales, arpeggios and lots of small pieces out of different resources. You may be able to learn many instruments on your own, but Cello is absolutely not one of them.

About Bijan

Hi! I believe that music is rooted in all human beings and cultures in a reach and vast variety of forms. Music unifies and engages thinking and feeling in a direct and immediate way. Music influences individuals simultaneously on different levels of consciousness and form an important device f

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Maria H.

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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Maste in cello performance from Sacramento State University of California
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Maria H.

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I've been teaching cello for 30 years and my students have gone on to play with different ensembles like symphony orchestras. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play simple songs by reading and by ear and as time goes on you'll be able to play more complex repertoire. I specialize in classical, style but I can teach you different kinds of styles, typically use Kummer method and Suzuki repertoire but I use a variety of method and books. I have the following tools available for your lessons: cello, computer program, sound system, Tuner and Metronome . I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Maria

With more than 30 years of teaching experience for the cello, I have taught students of all ages, throughout California and overseas. I earned a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree in Cello Performance and am currently the Principal cellist for the Camellia Symphony, California. In addition, I

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Sam T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sam T.

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I also teach beginner and intermediate cello students of all ages. I am an active cellist for local gigs and weddings and have 8 years of orchestral experience. Students who want to get started with cello lessons will learn correct technique, posture, and tunes. I use the Suzuki method and can teach up to book 5 level.

About Sam

I am a professional classical pianist, cellist, and singer and have years of teaching experience. I have served as musician and music director in local churches and am currently working on my music education degree. I have attained ABRSM Licentiate level for piano performance and Grade 8 certificat

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Katrina O.

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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelor of Arts- Music from University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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

I have been teaching cello lessons privately off and on for the last 10 years and hold a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire. I have young students, teen students, and adult students, ranging from beginner to advanced! In my school years, I participated in the

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Chula Vista, CA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Chula Vista is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $140 per hour.
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"Mr Larson is a very experienced and talented cello teacher."
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Took Cello lessons from Don L.
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"Mr. Anderson was my teacher from 5th grade to 12th grade. He is a wonderful instructor who cared about my growth and helped cultivate my talent as a cellist! I will always be thankful for his patience and encouragement as my school, family, and extracurricular events moved in my life. He is creative in merging my talents with pieces and camps where I could showcase my talents and be challenged. I am very glad that I had the chance to be one of Mr. Anderson's students, and I still keep in-touch with some of his other students to this day. I think that speaks to how Mr. Anderson creates a culture of caring, talent, and fun. All of which are critical to not only playing cello, but also in life. Highly recommend him as a cello teacher and a life mentor!"
Hank
Took Cello lessons from * Dwight Anderson *.
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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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Took Cello lessons from Chialing P.
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"A captivating teacher! Makes learning fun and is able to communicate extremely well which makes learning very easy."
Jeff
Took Cello lessons from Isaac B.
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"I've had other instrumental teachers before (piano, trombone, cello, and voice (voice is another story)) and Michael is probably the best instructor I've ever had. Even when I don't have the time or ability to practice as much as I should he just encourages and makes me feel good about the work I did do. He explains things very clearly, really knows what he's talking about (which for the cello is really important and not as common as you'd think), and just makes our lessons enjoyable. I'm only a beginner but I already have so much more confidence in what I understand about the instrument in my hands. It's kind of awesome."
Laura
Took Cello lessons from Michael P.
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"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!"
Barbara
Took Cello lessons from Nick A.
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"Lucas is a highly trained and highly gifted cellist and teacher. As someone who has taught alongside him, I can say first hand that he has an incredible ability to connect with students and inspire them to do their best. His love of music is infectious, and he is constantly coming up with new ideas to help his students understand difficult concepts. I cannot recommend Lucas enough as a teacher, cellist and person!"
Autumn C
Took Cello lessons from Lucas B.
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"Lenna is so patient, and explains everything in such a great way! I'm a complete newbie, and I can already tell she'll be a wonderful teacher"
Julia
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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"Dr. Leonard is an excellent teacher! She genuinely cares about the student and does not hesitate to answer any questions the student may have! She is efficient with her time without making the student feel rushed or as though they have a time limit. Most of all, she is enthusiastic and kind, making her a wonderful teacher!"
Julia
Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"He was so patient with my absolute beginner!"
Kiryn
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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