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Byron H.

6 Reviews
Hayward, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded First Prize Winner, 2018 from Yellow Springs Chamber Music Competition
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Byron H.

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I've been teaching cello for 10 years and my students have gone on to participate in All-State orchestra, and play in professional orchestras. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to produce sound and play simple songs and as time goes on you'll be able to read music fluently and perform with ease. I specialize in Classical, and typically use Suzuki and Klengal scale books. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Byron

I love music. I love it so much that I have made it my career. I have been playing the cello for over 20 years and have studied in universities since 2002. In that time, I have worked extensively with great artists such as, Rhonda Rider, Joel Krosnick, Andy Mark, Nicholas Tzavares, and Mark Steinbe

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Julia W.
Byron is incredible. He is so inspirational to watch, and yet he makes his skill feel achievable. He is the most accommodating and encouraging instructor I have ever had, but still pushes me to improve. I feel like I am recieving a world class education, despite the more casual goals I have for my music. Couldn't be happier!
James D.
I'm an adult and I've been working with Byron for 5 months now. We've worked in person and now through video during quarantine. It's been a great experience and I would surely recommend him!

I had no experience with string instruments and feel I'm on my way to playing the cello competently. Byron keeps things fun and moving along at a good pace. He's especially good at diagnosing the cause of any difficulties I'm having.
Sheila
Excellent for someone new to the instrument.
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Soonbee K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Korean, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded All State Orchestra from CMEA, NafME
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Soonbee K.

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Want to learn expressive techniques? Keen to learn what it takes to effectively practice? I am just the right teacher to cater to all students' needs ranging from levels beginner to advanced! With 11 years of experience of volunteering as a local teacher for cello, competitive piano, performing viola, and a little dose of perfect pitch, I will help you establish all the fundamentals of musicality, sight reading, performing, music theory, and especially ear training. Having a capable, relatable teacher like me, I can assure you that you will be playing from 2 notes to sonatas in no time! Shoot me a message to see if we're a good match!

About Soonbee

Hi everyone! My name is Soonbee Kwon, and I am a cellist, pianist, violinist, and violist. I am going to college at University of Mass. Boston, majoring with a Bachelors of Psychology and Music, specifically music in cello. As a musician who has experienced times without a private teacher, I can

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Paul W.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Dutch, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1987
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Paul W.

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About Paul

Professional musician, engineer, producer, music educator with a lot of experience teaching kids and adults alike. Taught and performed all over Germany, The Netherlands, Belguim, Canada, Great Britain,Portugal, Africa , U.S.A. etc. Still Performing, recording all around the United states.

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Ebru
We have been very happy with Paul, his motivating, positive teaching style. He has incredible communication skills and patience with students. He makes lessons fun and he understands student capabilities!
My daughter has got voice and piano lessons from him. He is amazing!
DeShawn S.
I really enjoyed my 1st meeting with Paul. He helped me to feel confident about learning to play the saxophone. I look forward to my next lesson.
Tori
Paul is so great! I'm an adult learning the alto saxophone with almost no prior music experience. He is patient with my many questions, very encouraging, highly skilled (as a musician and instructor), and fun to be around! The majority of our lessons are online and that is working well too.

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Michael B.

50 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Cello Performance from Nyack College
  • Awarded 2021 CIMC Classical Music Competition First Prize Winner from Charleston International Music Competition
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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 p

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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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Eric W.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Guitar / Songwriting from Berklee College of Music
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Eric W.

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I started playing with the Suzuki method at age 5. I have been teaching cello to ages 5 to adult for over 8 years. While not a concert or symphony level player, I have been providing quality lessons and guidance to beginners and intermediate players of all ages and interest for years. As with all of my lessons, I provide a core curriculum as well as customizing to the student's needs and interest. From Bach and other Suzuki classics, to modern favorites like The Beatles or Pirates of the Caribbean.

About Eric

Music lessons for all ages and levels on guitar, bass, violin, cello, ukulele, banjo and voice/singing. Private studio in downtown Redmond or online lessons. I have been teaching for over 15 years, performing and recording as a singer/songwriter/guitarist for over 30 years. Berklee College of Music

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Josh W.
I'm an intermediate musician learning Ukele for the first time. Eric took the time to help me figure out the basics and ultimately helped me learn to how play two songs with very distinct styles, Somewhere Over the Rainbow, and Dust in the Wind.
Bruce H.
Great teach after first lesson. Excited to continue.
Annastasia L.
Great to play with

Bailey M.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2010
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Bailey M.

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Hello, my name is Bailey and I love teaching cello! I am a professional pianist and public school orchestra teacher. I have a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance from the Fredonia School of Music. I am a certified K-12 music teacher in New York State. I have been giving private lessons for 10 years to a variety of learners ranging in age and skill level.
My students walk away each week feeling empowered and confident in their abilities. I am able to push you while making you feel excited about new challenges. I am able to assess what you need, and offer you meaningful feedback in small, digestible chunks. Along with all of this, I make lessons fun! I teach fourth and fifth graders at school, so I know how to have a good time while helping students make great strides. I make it a point to ensure that you enjoy playing your instrument.
I pride myself in being a flexible teacher. If something isn't working for you, I will ...

About Bailey

Hello, my name is Bailey and I would love to make music with you! I am a professional pianist and public school orchestra teacher. I have a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance from the Fredonia School of Music. I am a certified K-12 music t

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Kathleen
Bailey was an excellent lesson instructor! She took the time to make sure I was getting exactly what I wanted out of my violin lessons and tailored her approach to meet my background and ability level. She is extremely knowledgeable about all of the instruments she teaches, and her positive energy is contagious! I learned so much from Bailey and always enjoyed our lessons together.
Jack
Bailey gives great feedback and helped my son learn new songs quickly. Thanks!
Patrick
Bailey is an amazing teacher! I am primarily a low brass player, but had wanted to get better at piano. Bailey was able to analyze my musical needs, and developed a plan for my specific goals. She is great at focusing on specific problems and giving you advice for fixing them. At the same time, she is patient, and would be great with children, as well as adults. I would highly recommend getting lessons from Bailey!

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Lafayette, CA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Lafayette is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $167 per hour.
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"My daughter Kat took lessons with her for a year. We had to stop because she was too busy with school. Kathrine improved a lot."
Amy
Took Cello lessons from Chialing P.
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"My daughter has studied with Corey for five years in studio and now online amid the Covid situation. Corey is absolutely amazing at making playing the cello fun for the students, so much so my daughter wants to study cello in college. He is able to work with the students to find curriculum that is enjoyable and challenges the students."
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Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
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"My daughter said the lesson was very helpful. We will continue to see Dustin for lessons."
Lena
Took Cello lessons from Dustin N.
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"Naomi truly is an amazing instructor!"
Adrianna
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"She is amazingly patient with me, a newbie, even though she is brilliant! and I am not!!! During this pandemic, she is teaching me outdoors in her lovely garden, practicing social distancing to reduce the risk of virus transfer. I am more than pleased and looking forward to learning much more from her !"
Julie
Took Cello lessons from JoAnn R.
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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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"I have been taking seasons from Shannon for a month and a half. I have some unique circumstances and she she to adapt very well. I am having fun learning with Shannon."
Louis
Took Cello lessons from Shannon S.
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"Don went right to the area I knew I needed the most help. Terrific!"
michael
Took Cello lessons from Don L.
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"I met Jeffrey after one of his performances at Loyola University and hired him to give my son lessons. He is really passionate with his teaching and seems quite knowledgable on the subject of classical cello. Would definitely recommend him to any individuals or parents looking to hire a cello teacher out there."
Jared
Took Cello lessons from Jeffrey W.
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"In my opinion, having been an educator in the Isaac School District for many years, Mr. Quintana exhibits excellent teaching techniques and strategies to enable the learner to be successful. He is professional, prepared, courteous, and prompt. For the past 6 years, Mr.Quintana has been my cello instructor. The environment that he creates as an educator provides an excellent foundation for continued learning. Mr. Quintana's knowledge of string instruments and piano are superb."
Suzanna
Took Cello lessons from Victor Q.
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