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Maria H.

30 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Maste in cello performance from Sacramento State University of California
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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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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JoAnn R.

46 Reviews
Carmichael, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English - spoken; German, French, Italian and Spanish - sung
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts Music from California State University, Los Angeles
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JoAnn R.

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I love sharing my passion for music with all of my students - ages 5 through 72.

You can always recognize a skilled cellist. The music sounds smooth and graceful, the tone quality is lovely. Unskilled cellists just don’t sound the same. What’s the difference? Skill of course. The skill to play a very large instrument with relaxed hands and arms by using your core muscles to transfer your body weight through your arms and hands into the cello. Not every cello teacher knows how to teach that.

I believe that my unique combined musical and medical background makes me a better cello teacher. In addition to my graduate and undergraduate musical training and extensive musical experience, My knowledge of human anatomy and mechanics of how the body works can help you develop habits that will lead to the beautiful singing tone that’s makes the cello a favorite.

We will then build on those habits to develop good intonation, a lovely vibrato and a variety of bowing techniques ...

About JoAnn

Your lessons are designed to help you develop the skills and confidence you need to successfully perform in public. I work hard to prepare your lessons and I ask my students to invest daily time working on skills studied at their lessons. Performing music requires the patient integration of mult

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Larry
I received about 10 lessons from JoAnn and feel very good with the results. I started playing guitar and singing in a small band and knew that I needed help. Joann educated me with many warm up lessons, a good start on reading music, and numerous exercises towards reaching pitch that will also save my vocal chords from harm. It's up to me to practice and use the available tools that JoAnn has introduced me to while I take a break from lessons while traveling. JoAnn is a professional singing teacher.
Abigail
She is great! My daughter really enjoys her lessons and we appreciate how thorough JoAnn is.
Angelica
JoAnn is a very patient and kind teacher. In the last few lessons I've had, she has taught me more than Ive learned with my previous teacher of 8 years. She is very understanding and teaches her students everything we need to know to be a good vocalist. I would highly recommend her.
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Leilah S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students Male: 5 and up; Female: 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Leilah S.

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Cello is my main instrument. I have taught cello for 12 years and am certified in Suzuki book 1! I focus on building great fundamentals for the best success and use my students personal interests/goals to specialize instruction.

About Leilah

Hello! My name is Leilah and I love teaching cello, piano, & music theory. I have a bachelor's degree from the University of Indianapolis in Music Education. While I studied there, I held the Principal Cellist position my junior & senior year. I have played cello for 21 years, Piano for a total

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awesome instructor!
Jennifer
I studied under Leilah for several years and I couldn't have asked for a better teacher. She was my first teacher; she showed me the basics of cello and taught me in Suzuki books 1-6. One thing Leilah does that not many cello teachers do is play with her students. At my lessons, Leilah always had her cello out and was ready to demonstrate a technique or playing style, which helped immensely with my understanding of music. Having Leilah as a teacher has given me the skills and preparation I need to play in college. I would recommend her to any cello student who is willing to work hard to improve.
Jeni
Ms. Leilah has an in depth understanding of the Suzuki Method but also uses many inventive ideas to make lessons fresh and motivating!

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Alex V.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
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Alex V.

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I have been working professionally as a cellist in the Philadelphia Orchestra for 25 years. I’m also a graduate of the Juilliard and Yale schools. I have extensive teaching and performing experience and can offer very valuable advise in practicing and preparing for auditions and performances. Specializing in tone and sound improvement. All levels are welcome.

About Alex

Bachelor Degree, , The Juilliard School Master Degree, Yale School of Music Currently employed (25 years) by Philadelphia Orchestra. Previous employments: New York Philharmonic, New Jersey Symphony, New Haven Symphony, New York 92Y Chamber Orchestra, Hudson Valley Philharmonic Teaching at Phila

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Daniel P.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Rock and Roll, English, Classical (Baroque/Classical/Romantic), Celtic (Irish/Scottish), Blues, Bluegrass (The High Lonesome Sound)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Daniel P.

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If you are looking for a modern cello education look no further. Daniel has an expansive extended skillset to offer his students and can support everything from a traditional classical training to a student interested in playing the blues.

About Daniel

Daniel teaches and performs classical, jazz, gypsy swing, traditional irish music, old time fiddle, bluegrass and country, blues, and rock and roll. Instruments included but not limited to: cello, violin, guitar, and mandolin. Daniel graduated in 2007 with a cello performance degree from the Lon

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Reese
We signed up our 10-year-old son for online lessons with Daniel when in-person lessons became challenging during the pandemic. We were not sure how effective the lessons would be, but we were excited about finding a teacher with musical interests that aligned with our son's (rock and up-tempo bluegrass).

Five lessons in, we are thrilled about the choice we made. Daniel has a great rapport with our son and has worked to really "get" him. Daniel has the kind of focus on bowing techniques that we were never able to get from a local violin teacher. He is also in touch between lessons, sending materials to help our fiddler develop specific skills. And he models the kind of enthusiasm for music that we want for our son.

We'll know more at the one-year mark than at the five-lesson mark, but right now we are really pleased with Daniel and recommend him very highly.
Holly
Our first lesson together was so much fun! Daniel is easy to talk to, very knowledgeable, and seems ready to challenge me to grow musically. I’m looking forward to the lessons ahead!
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Sam T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese
  • Teaching since 2012
  • 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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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in El Dorado Hills, CA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in El Dorado Hills 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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"Mrs. Strange is the best teacher I have ever had. She is always well prepared going into every lesson. The lessons are clear, concise, and constructive. She does her best to adjust her teaching style to you for the best progress possible. Mrs. Strange gets to know you and cares for every student equally. She does not view you as another student because every student is important to her. You can go to her for any problems you are having with technique, tone quality, sound projection, or any other problem you may have as a student and she will work through the problems with you until you feel comfortable enough to move on to other troubles you are having. Every lesson with Mrs. Strange has a reason, you will never waste time or money with her as a teacher because she can help you achieve new heights as a musician and then surpass them. She taught me everything I needed to know in order to make it into a university for music performance and she still helps me to this day when I am struggling. I recommend her as a teacher to anyone who wants to become a better musician."
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Took Cello lessons from Theresa S.
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"We are very happy with Aaron's instruction. He is very patient and skilled."
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Took Cello lessons from Aaron F.
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"Excellent instructor. Very excited to my 1st lesson tonight. Thank you"
Kelly
Took Cello lessons from Nicole B.
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"Chris is a great instructor and my daughter looks forward to her cello lesson with Chris!"
Aarushi
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Naomi makes it fun to learn the cello. She is excellent at teaching and easy to talk to. I’ve learned so much in our first few lessons."
Cindy
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Delighted with my first lesson. She is very patient and has a great eye at spotting areas to improve on."
Etienne
Took Cello lessons from Ying L.
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"Naomi is the best! She is so patient and knowledgeable. Naomi's instruction is easy to follow."
Stacey
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Teacher is wonderful and very responsible! We're lucky to have her!"
Emily
Took Cello lessons from Genevieve T.
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"I'm 36 years old and I learned a few instruments when I was younger (keyboards, bass, saxophone). I had never played a bowed instrument and always wanted to try; so I rented a cello and started taking lessons with Megan.

Megan is a fantastic teacher. During our first lesson, she took advantage of my prior musical experience to teach me as much as possible, as fast as I could learn it. I will continue to take lessons with her and I definitely recommend her!"
Jerome
Took Cello lessons from Megan R.
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"Super friendly and knowledgeable"
Laura
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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