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Angela C.

11 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, English
  • BME from Drake University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Angela C.

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Experienced cello teacher of 30 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages. I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of classical skills. I welcome adult beginners and provide many playing opportunities throughout the year for my students.

About Angela

EDUCATION My musical education began while sitting on my mother's lap as she taught piano lessons. I began studying cello with a member of the Kansas City Philharmonic at age 9, and at age ten, I followed in my mother's footsteps to play the flute. I played all three instruments, (piano, cello

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Simone B.
She was amazing. Kind and encouraging and so inspiring. My daughter had a lot of anxiety going in but just glows whenever she talks about her first lesson. Can’t wait for the next!
Ida E.
Angela is awesome. Really positive, funny, patient, and encouraging and knows how to teach a beginning youngster very well.
Donna
Great experience. As a senior just beginning to play an instrument, Angela is patient and a good instructor.

Claire R.

7 Reviews
Canoga Park, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Teaches Advanced
  • BA in Music from UCLA
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Claire R.

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I teach beginners, intermediate and advanced players. I'm delighted to teach young people to learn about music and appreciate people of any age who are interested in learning. We will work every week with scales and arpeggios (chords) and progress through literature that is appropriate for your skill level. And we will definitely have fun!

About Claire

I've been teaching piano, cello, voice and theory in Los Angeles for over thirty years, helping students develop their particular interests in music and to encourage them to reach their personal goals. I love the classics and many of my students want to play popular music, contemporary sounds and j

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Mai N.
I am 43 years old and was scared to take on such a difficult instrument but I really wanted to learn how to play the beautiful cello. I had my first lesson and am very happy with Claire. She is friendly, accommodating, patient, and explains her lesson in a clear and easy manner (as easy as you can get with the cello). I had a lot of questions and she was very open in answering all of them. Although I am still at the very very beginnings of my journey, I am very excited to continue with the cello lessons, thanks to Claire.
Leslie Mattesich
The first lesson was excellent. I completed my first private cello lesson since playing about 44 years ago. It was wonderful. The teacher is very organized and very nice. I thought maybe the lesson would be a lesson of remembering what I had forgotten from so long ago, but I actually learned new things. I'm excited to attend the next lesson.
Mike H.
Claire works at your pace, but expects you to progress at a steady rate. It's the perfect balance between understanding the student's ability and reasonable expectations for advancement.
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Yongqi L.

Azusa, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Cantonese, English, Mandarin
  • Master of Music from Azusa Pacific University
  • Teaching since 2014
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Yongqi L.

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The cello has always been my greatest passion in life. I am originally from China and am currently pursuing my Master's degree in Cello Performance at Azusa Pacific University. I have been performed internationally, included Asia, the USA, and Europe. My first instrument was piano, but I soon discovered my passion for the Cello, which became my primary musical focus. I have a lot of patient and passion for teaching. I believe everyone can learn to play the cello with hard-working and proper training.

About Grace

Yongqi Lao was born in Kaiping, China. She is currently pursuing her Master degree in Cello Performance at Azusa Pacific University, under the guidance of Dr. Marek Szpakiewicz. She plays cello in the APU symphony orchestra actively. Yongqi completed her Performance Certificate at La Sierra Univer

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Steven
I have been studying Mandarin with Grace for over five months. She is very patient and professional, she speaks very good and standard Mandarin, she is very good at using different approaches whenever I make a mistake. I am looking forward to continuing my studies with her.
Lily
Grace is an amazing cello instructor. She is very responsive and patient. I would suggest you to work with Grace. You will enjoy and learn a lot from this experience.
Paul
Grace is a wonderful teacher. I’m lucky to have found her. She is intelligent and perceptive, what I need to do to improve. She plays very beautifully and is very musical. I expect to be her student for a long time.

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Luther B.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 3 years program Voice and Jazz Studies from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, Ohio Music Major
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Luther B.

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The student will be instructed on the basics of proper playing techniques, music theory, and musicianship. They will learn to read music and also play by ear which will make them a well rounded player.

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Luther unique talents as educator, instrumentalist, conductor, vocal coach, cinematographer, composer and arranger make him a sought-after teacher. Currently, Luther is working with the Bridgeport Board of Education at Roosevelt Elementary School for President Obama's Arts and Humanities Turn-Arou

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Grant
Luther is an excellent and patient teacher. I’ve been playing guitar for nearly a decade, but have been self-taught and always neglected working on the fundamentals. With extra time on my hands during the COVID-19 pandemic, I decided to try online guitar lessons. Luther took me back to square one and has made sure I get everything perfect before moving on. It’s making me a much more consistent and disciplined guitarist, and I’m learning to read music for the first time. I wasn’t sure how useful remote guitar lessons would be before I started, but was pleased to discover that Luther makes it an excellent way to learn.
Tanya
Luther is a great instructor, I came to take the class because I wanted to learn some good vocal techniques. I am not a signer but am planning to be part of a choir. He is quite knowledgeable, patient and is a great listener. I like that he is very serious about ensuring your success and knowing that has helped me to build my confidence.
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Dessislava N.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English and Bulgarian
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Cello Performance from Michigan State University
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Dessislava N.

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My promise to students--if they follow my advice, they will be successful! Cello lessons with me are informative, productive, and geared toward empowering the student's knowledge of the cello. I also encourage students when faced with a problem to slow down, think about what they are doing physically and change their approach if needed.

About Dessislava

I am a professional cellist who has been teaching and freelancing for more than twenty years. I graduated from Michigan State University with a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Cello Performance. I currently teach privately in Chicago and the suburbs over fifteen students with ages ranging from 5

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Alayna
She’s incredible! Helped me gain so so much skill and get me into music college!
Mark
Great teacher! She strove to have me learn to play the proper way without shortcuts but at the same time made the lessons very fun. She ended up becoming a good friend too!

Jorge M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Master's of Music in cello performance from San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2010
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Jorge M.

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Hi there! I'm Jorge M., a bay area freelance cellist and music coach. My specialty is in chamber music; an intimate setting of musicians. I earned my BM and MM from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, have been teaching the art of cello for people from all walks of life for over 10 years.
I can't wait to teach you the wonders of learning and playing music. My teaching methods are always modified for the individual's body, and I encourage self exploration of the body and mind to achieve musical goals. Through self love of the body, we find and acknowledge the limits, and then find ways to overcome technique. Learning music has a different meaning for everyone, and I aspire to guide you in your journey. For the younger students, my fundamental purposes are to guide them on 'how to learn, by observing the present' and guide them with their reasoning process for better practice (not only applied to cello).

I currently have both in-home lessons (+ a travel fee) and studio ...

About Jorge

Hello! I'm Jorge, an international freelance cellist and music coach. My specialty is chamber performance, and I am currently a member of Lincoln Center Stage for Holland America Cruise, and a former member of the Astraeus Quartet. I love the intimate setting that chamber musician provides to share

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Gardena, CA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Gardena is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $140 per hour.
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$55 average
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"First lesson - I'm an older student and I'd highly recommend Dustin."
Jeffrey Helle
Took Cello lessons from Dustin N.
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"Kristen made getting back into the cello so enjoyable! After 25+ years having given it up, I was nervous about getting back into lessons. She was flexible and easy to work with and just a very nice person to be around. Consider yourself lucky to have found such a great teacher (and amazing cellist)!"
kathleen
Took Cello lessons from Kristen D.
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"Great first lesson. Learned new methods to improve bowing. Looking forward to the next lesson"
Cuba
Took Cello lessons from Irina D.
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"JoAnn is a wonderful teacher. She is very patient and encouraging. She is thorough in making sure proper form is achieved so that you are playing without discomfort. I would highly recommend her as she is great at confidence building and a truly sweet person!"
Cindy Minoli
Took Cello lessons from JoAnn R.
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"Excellent! Can’t wait for my next lesson. Chris was informative, humorous and easy going."
Mike
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Great teacher. So glad to be learning from Johanna."
Carl
Took Cello lessons from Johanna W.
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"I lived in India all through my life, and now as an adult I am just coming to learn about cello. I never knew that cello would be an instrument I would become passionate about. This instrument is the most beautiful and I am very grateful to Hallie that I can carry out the beauty of this instrument. When I was growing up my parents only let me concentrate on academics. I am so grateful to Hallie to help me learn about music!"
Amit
Took Cello lessons from Hallie C.
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"Chris was warm and friendly. I was very at ease with him. He had a great sense of humor which put me at ease and made learning easier."
Katrina
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Patty is a gifted, talented and dedicated professional musician. She is skilled at understanding my middle age quest to play the cello, and has lead me from beginner with zero ability to a happy Suzuki Book Three player in a very short time. I take a weekly lesson and plan to continue because a mentor and guide is essential for mastering the cello."
Jean
Took Cello lessons from Patricia P.
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"Great lesson. Seemed to have gotten over my mind- block on Double-stop exercise. Thanks."
Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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