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Shannon S.

79 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Shannon S.

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I teach beginning to intermediate levels.

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AFFILIATIONS: Music: AAUP, AFM, ASOL/LAO, CMS, HFC, NFA, IDRS, ICS, NASA. Fitness: ISSA, NDETA, ASHI, USAT, LCT, BAM, HRTC. -------------- MUSIC (see fitness below): Shannon has numerous years experience teaching all skill levels on woodwinds, and beginning-intermediate piano & classical stri

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Johnathan
Shannon has worked with me for years, as my nutrition/fitness/strength trainer and my private music instructor! I love her! She is so patient, kind and knowledgeable. She cares and only wants to help me be better at everything I do! And she is always there to help even between sessions. She's all in!
Kayla
Sharon takes time to listen to you and cares about you as a person as much as a student.
She has been knowledgeable on any instrument I have done lessons on (flute, clarinet, alto sax, cello, and violin).
Sandra
Shannon has been my triathlon coach and conditioning trainer for 3 years and I couldn't be more pleased. My racing times continue to improve, as I continue to aim for longer races. I just completed my first Half Ironman (70.3 miles)! I have never been injured in her care. She really knows what she's doing.
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Lucas B.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance from Rice University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lucas B.

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Everyone comes to the cello for something different. It is my biggest goal as a teacher to shape a course of study that fits each student's interests and aspirations with the instrument. I have experience in a broad variety of teaching: beginner students of all ages, students exploring a hobby, and young advanced students aspiring to careers in music.

About Lucas

Lucas teaches and performs in the Hudson Valley in upstate New York. He teaches advanced high school students as assistant faculty at Stringwood Chamber Music Festival in Minnesota and has previously taught students of all ages at Eastman Community Music School in Rochester, NY. Lucas is currentl

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Hanna C.
Lucas is very informative and gives me good analogies for techniques. So far I have been happy.
Carla B.
I'm am so happy with Lucas as my teacher. I'm learning 2nd position .He gives home work. He cares about my learning. I feel like I'm growing. Carla
Autumn C
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!
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Rachel E.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Rachel E.

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Hello! I am a cellist that enjoys teaching all ages and levels. I am classically trained and am currently a grad student in a performance diploma program and have had experience teaching for 5 years. I am also Suzuki certified through Books 1-5. I enjoy tailoring lessons to each student's individual needs and goals and also incorporate music theory and harmony into the context of playing to understand the music on a deeper level. I also enjoy improvising and teaching how to improvise. Looking forward to meeting you! :)

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Rachel Ellis is currently a second-year full-scholarship graduate student in the Performance Diploma Program at SMU, studying with Andres Diaz. She graduated summa cum laude from Rowan University with a Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance, studying with Dr. George Atanasiu. A winner of the 2013 S

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Emily S.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Emily S.

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With 5 years of teaching experience, Emily is excited to start cello lessons with you! She has performed for dozens of venues across 8 countries and 3 continents. Emily received 12 years of formalized training including 4 years of specialized instruction of the Alexander Technique at The Master's University. Consequently, she brings a comprehensive approach to cello instruction, utilizing knowledge of muscle and joint function to her teaching. Aside from using her talents weekly in a contemporary band setting, she also enjoys ensemble work in other capacities. She has performed in a commercial for the Porsche Panamera, a short film for EMD films, has recorded at Capital Records, and has had the pleasure of being the featured musician at various weddings, business functions, and private events. Emily hopes to not only train up talented musicians, but to also encourage responsibility, perseverance, and enjoyment through music!

About Emily

Emily is a private cello instructor to the greater Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Moorpark, and Simi Valley areas. She draws on years of performance and teaching to offer individualized instruction in cello for all ages. Her teaching includes instruction through the Suzuki method as well as utiliz

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Lisa
Nice, very well prepared and effective with a neophyte like me
Jojo W.
Delightful teacher. She plays beautifully. Very knowledgeable. Love the instruction and music she has given me. I look forward to our lessons!
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Grace F.

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Starting at $40
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  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Grace F.

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As a teacher, I enjoy cultivating joy and curiosity through cello and believe in creating a warm, open environment for students to develop into inquisitive lifelong learners! While I work with students individually to come up with their own goals, some of the core objectives I have for my students is to develop solid technique and tone quality as well as expression and satisfaction through creating music. I use a variety of tools for learning from standard technique books and classical repertoire to fiddle tunes and rote learning. I believe every child and adult is musical and am excited to explore the cello with you!

About Grace

I've worked in various settings with students of all ages, from beginning elementary school cellists to high school students preparing for college auditions to adults seeking to learn a new instrument. As a performing cellist, I was a member of the Danbury Symphony Orchestra for several seasons and

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Megan S.

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  • Bachelor of Music from Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Teaching since 2009
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Megan S.

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Certified EC-12 TX Music Educator, 12 years public school orchestra teaching experience, full time virtual teacher on violin, viola, and cello since March 2020. I have a passion for teaching beginners and intermediate students and I have extensive working with students in this capacity. We will have fun and learn a lot!

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I have spent my whole career as a teacher working with middle school age (and older) students. I love the excitement and enthusiasm of watching a student discover a new side of themselves that only comes with learning a new instrument! My passion and teaching strength lies with taking a student from

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Laguna Beach, CA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Laguna Beach is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $140 per hour.
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"She has been doing a wonderful job with my daughter. My daughter absolutely loves working with her."
Addison
Took Cello lessons from Genevieve T.
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"Nicholas is such an amazing teacher! He is very thorough and makes sure that you understand and learn everything properly. He goes at a pace that is perfect for me and tailors to your specific needs. I look forward continuing my lessons and highly recommend him!"
Melissa
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Daniel is an amazing teacher. he talks about fundamental concepts of practice, listening, and a deep understanding of music in general and the specific music we work on. Daniel's approach to playing techniques is very helpful. Daniel has a way to inspire me to work and move forward with my playing and with my connection with the music."
Kobi
Took Cello lessons from Daniel H.
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"Great teacher, took time to make sure I was doing everything very well before I left my first lesson."
Karthik
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Naomi has a wonderful temperament for working with adult learners. I was quite impressed with her ability to dive right into a productive conversation about my background and goals and the and then immediately move to practical advice and instruction."
Seth
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Knowledgeable Instructor

Bijan is an excellent instructor. With whatever you are going to learn, he knows what he is doing. Even though I only took cello lessons for a short time, he taught me so much with each lesson. He is worth the money and you will learn so much."
Tiffany
Took Cello lessons from Bijan Z.
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"I had a very productive time thanks to Naomi. Looking forward to the next lesson."
Mayumi
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Megan,

Is very knowledgeable about playing the cello and the techniques that are needed to become a better player. Enjoyed my lesson. Thank you."
JoAnn
Took Cello lessons from Megan C.
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"Our elementary-schooler had a rough start in his school orchestra, so we asked Makala to help him get started on cello. Three years later, she is still helping, and the main reason he's making progress with his music!
Makala is the real deal, and an inspiration to our now middle-school cellist. He doesn't always love to practice, but Makala's example of what it means to make music does keep him engaged. She's the best!"
Andrew
Took Cello lessons from Makala W.
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"Out of all the instructors I’ve had (instructors with PhDs and over twenty years of experience teaching cello), Chialing is the best by far. I’ve been taking lessons with her for a little over a year and a half and I know that aside from her general likability, she is very diligent and detail-oriented—characteristics essential to fixing technique problems sometimes rooted in even the slightest improper finger placement. Furthermore, she quickly re-explains concepts in new ways until I understand them both conceptually and physically. She also goes out of her way to find drills tailored toward keeping current skills sharp and improving weak skills. She will work with you to ensure you keep improving and stay interested in the piece and drills you’re working on. She won’t disappoint."
Elle
Took Cello lessons from Chialing P.
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