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Michael R.

25 Reviews
Santa Clara, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Michael R.

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I've played in symphonies, chamber music trios, quartets, for weddings and even jazz!

About Michael

Michael has worked with kids for 10 years in schools and arts programs to find fun and their best self through performance. He has taught orchestra, chamber music, jazz band and music theory in the public schools, while performing in local ensembles in and around the city. He also has studied dram

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Susan O'Hara
He’s so patient and very skilled!!
Susan
We did online tonight per my request. Michael is so patient and encouraging and he answers my questions that are endless. I feel hopeful that I am learning the correct form and things I definitely would not pick up just trying to teach myself through the book. Thank you Michael!
Matthew C.
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Michael B.

51 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded 2021 CIMC Classical Music Competition First Prize Winner from Charleston International Music Competition
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Michael B.

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Fun and easy to learn cello lessons!

About Michael

New York City-based cellist, Michael Bent, has gained popularity for his performances from coast to coast in the United States and overseas. One of his memorable accomplishments include being a winner in the Lowe’s Has Talent competition in February 2018. Michael was selected as one of thirteen

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Jerry M.
I am an early intermediate level cello player. At the outset of the year I had set some very specific goals that I hoped to achieve and set out to find a teacher that would help me achieve those. Michael has done just that. I have taken lessons now from Michael for about 6 months and cannot say enough good things about him. He is extremely knowledgeable. He is always well prepared, and ready to make progress on advancing my skills with the instrument. He is patient and ready to work within my own limitations. He is always encouraging and positive, and constructive in his critique. I would highly recommend Michael, whether you are a beginner or a seasoned cellist.
jacob
Michael is a great instructor as well as a kind soul. He offers an appropriate mix of encouragement, guidance, and correction. As an adult learner, I appreciate that he stretches me beyond my comfort zone,
Chris S.
Highly recommend Michael B. I'm an adult learners. & He took time to understand my goals and worked with me to make real progress. He has a really easy to talk to and encouraging way about him. I expect he's good with younger learners too.
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Amy A.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Amy A.

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Whether you're looking for a traditional Suzuki method experience or just want to fiddle around, we can work together to make playing cello a great experience for you. In person or over Skype. Young and young at heart welcome.

About Amy

Dr. Amy A. is an online private cello teacher in NYC. She completed her Doctorate in Cello Performance at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory and her Master's in Cello Performance at the Cleveland Institute of Music. When she started cello lessons, her parents drove her two hours every week to th

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Roni
We adore, Miss Amy! She is incredibly competent and even more incredibly loving! She teaches with nothing but positive energy. It's easier to find errors and note them. I can't even attempt to work at finding all the good in some of our lesson time that Amy can find! She finds those tiny "correct" and "right" things and that leaves our two sons energized and feeling confident about what they are able to accomplish - even when the difficulty of the song has discouraged them. Amy always finds a way of putting in a section that makes them shine.

This is our fourth year with online lessons from Miss Amy. I mention this all the time but we have had our sons complimented and one mentor in our local symphony even asked told our son that his playing has improved with his online lessons.

We can never ask for a better teacher. Miss Amy is hands down one of our family's most favorite people in the entire world.

Thank you, Miss Amy for being so positive, for being incredibly forgiving, loving, interested and letting our boys learn at their pace. You have been instrumental in their ability to feel proud of the work they are able to do in music.

If you are worried that you may not find a good fit for online lessons please give Miss Amy a try! She is able to get so much learning across the distance that it makes us feel she is sitting in the room next to us!
Ori
I went in hoping to relearn the basics of cello. I have a lot of experience, but my fundamentals, primarily, how I held my bow and cello, were extremely poor. Cello tutors that I've had in the past have struggled with the awkward place that would put my cello skills if you thought of progressing skill as being in a linear fashion, but she's been great. She's did a really good job at tailoring her lessons to my specific skillset and abilities. Would recommend.
Becki DeVries
While Amy was a nice teacher - and this helped my daughter during Covid - as schools were closed - she was absolutely unwilling to cancel a lesson when my daughter was in the ER. I was only able to give a few hours notice because the accident happened that morning. I completely understand cancellation policies, however there's a double standard when the teacher can cancel minutes before with no explanation, but the student who is in the ER can't. This happened literally back to back weeks. I found the whole experience just unkind - and we don't need that energy in our lives. We will find a teacher who has more compassion.
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Fabian D.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded California Legislature Assembly Certificate of Recognition from California State Assembly
  • Teaching since 2012
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Fabian D.

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*Learning exciting songs and scales
*Learning to read music and play by ear
*Improving your timing and musicality
*Learning any song you would like

About Fabian

My goal as a teacher is to direct my students to a more extensive use of their instrument without losing that special quality that sets each individual apart. I will help you establish a solid foundation of technique so you can meet any musical challenge squarely and with confidence. I love working

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Travis W.
Good teacher
Tom
Great teacher, very patient with my son.
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Melissa M.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Master of Music in Music Education from Boston University
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Melissa M.

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I have been a string teacher and performer for over 11 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.

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Juliet
My daughter came home unable to contain her excitement. She wanted to show me everything she learned. I love seeing that passion for music in my children.
Victoria
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Melissa is a wonderful music teacher! She teaches our three kids ages 5, 8 and 13 on three different instruments in our home. She is very patient and flexible. SO happy to have her!

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Brenda L.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Brenda L.

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I have over 30 years of experience teaching cello. Every student has different needs; I work with you at whatever point you are at; beginners through advanced students welcome. I have a doctorate in cello. I've played cello all my life; in recent years I have learned (and can teach) 5-string cello, as well.

I recommend lessons 30 minutes in duration for beginners, particularly children. (Adult beginners can choose 30 or 45 minutes.) Students who can play longer pieces definitely need a little longer lesson so we get through everything.

I use Suzuki books for their inexpensive repertoire but I do not teach using the Suzuki method nor do I teach rote playing. I supplement these books with technique materials from Rick Mooney (Position Pieces, Thumb Position) and studies by cellist-composers of the past. If you have an interest in another area of playing, let's talk and find pieces that interest you.

About Brenda

I love teaching cello! I’ve spent 30+ years of my life doing it and I think I’m good at what I do. :) One of the best parts of teaching is connecting you with your dreams. I’m open to teaching music you’ll enjoy playing and I love talking about cello and my love of classical music. I’m hap

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Cindy T.
Brenda is such a lovely teacher. I learn so much each lesson. She is fun and extremely patient.
John
Brenda is an amazing teacher, our 7 year old loves her and looks forward to meeting with her every time! He says that she is so funny and makes cello feel so fun for him. He has grown and learned so much in just months and is excited to continue learning cello!
Cindy T.
Brenda is an excellent teacher; she makes learning cello fun.
I look forward to our weekly lessons, and I’ve learned so much from her in just a few months.

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The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Cupertino is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $167 per hour.
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"Isabella is a wonderful teacher who is able to quickly adapt and cater to the learning styles of her students. She is a reliable instructor who inspires her students!"
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Took Cello lessons from Isabella P.
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"He is clear and concise, which I appreciated given we only had 30 mins. He included not only how to play, but how to structure practice!"
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Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"My son was privileged to study with Donny for two years. He made MAJOR strides in improvement with his cello technique during that time. He was challenged and encouraged each week. Donny's clarity was a great help in growing technique. Listening for musicality was never overlooked. We highly recommend him as a teacher."
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Took Cello lessons from Donny C.
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"Robert is great. Professional, knowledgeable, and puts the student at ease. Tailors the lesson to the student's individual needs. Robert is flexible as well when life happens and you need to reschedule."
George
Took Cello lessons from Robert M.
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"Absolutely amazing, patient great teacher. I had no idea taking lessons over the internet could be so fun!"
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Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Chris is a really awesome teacher. Has a lot of expertise teaching online, and has many tips for cello learning for all ages. I'm in my 40s , picked up the cello again 2 years ago, and with Chris I've become a confident learner of the cello while having a lot of fun! Yay!! Thanks Chris!"
Tina
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Wonderful teacher. Able to engage young cellists."
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Took Cello lessons from Hrant P.
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"Chris is so good at zeroing in on how to improve and being positive in his support!"
Nancy
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Carrie is great. Enthusiastic, caring and skilled instructor."
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Took Cello lessons from Carrie M.
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