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Christopher B.

140 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English
  • Cello, Jazz, composition from SUNY Fredonia
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Christopher B.

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I have over 6 years of experience teaching private lessons in addition to teaching seminars on songwriting and music business at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts and SUNY JCC.

I teach both online and in-person lessons at my studio in Nashville and offer 30 and 60 minute lessons.

I have played over 1,000 shows, both solo and as an auxiliary musician for other touring acts. I performed on over 30 albums and have composed for radio, television, and internet video series, including sharing the stage with members of the 10,000 Maniacs. I've been featured in The New York Times, on the CBS Evening News, and on NPR.

While each student is different, I do generally start everyone on either Suzuki or the Essential Elements books.

As one of my old teachers said, “I'm not teaching you how to play cello, I'm teaching you how to teach yourself how to play cello.” This is something I strive for. Students will not only learn technical skills( how to play their instrument, read ...

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I have over 6 years of experience teaching private lessons in addition to teaching seminars on songwriting and music business at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts and SUNY JCC. I teach both online and in-person lessons at my studio in Nashville and offer 30 and 60 minute lessons. I have pl

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Chris is the man. I am an adult learner and he made it super fun. We laughed a lot - and I learned a lot too! Super excited to start this journey with Chris.
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Steven G.

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  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Steven G.

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-$25 per 30 minute Lesson
-I teach adult beginner cellists who are looking to learn to play the cello at home and/or in church services.
-All students should have a cello, a cello case, a bow, a rockstop, rosin, a music stand, a mind eager to learn, and a heart to praise the Lord.

About myself:
I have been playing the cello in my church for the past 7 years. While almost every church has guitarists, and a pianist, it is more rare to see a church with a cellist. I believe the cello can offer a unique richness to worship services. I want to do my part in teaching more Christians to play the cello.
Learning to play an instrument in church takes instruction, practice, patience, and the Holy Spirit.
I look forward to teaching you.

About Steven

I am the only cellist in my church group, I have played with my church every week for the past 7 years, and I have also played at over 17 church conventions. I also have six years of experience playing in my middle school and high school orchestras. I decided to teach beginners cello because I wan

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Jasmine L.

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  • Speaks
  • bachelor of music from CU Boulder
  • Teaching since 2002
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Jasmine L.

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I believe that all students are unique, and I enjoy being flexible, incorporating my style with students needs. I have over 15 years of experience beginner to advanced levels, with students 3 years old to adults.

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I started playing the violin at four years old, finally transitioning to cello. I am registered Suzuki teacher with versatility and balance. My approach is to be open and intuitive, sensitive to the unique nature of each student.

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Isaac B.

18 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 1909 Ludwig Heinel Cello from Carlsen Cello Foundation
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Isaac B.

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I just received my Bachelors in Cello Performance from the Eastman School of Music, and will be pursuing my Masters at the New England Conservatory in the fall. I've been playing cello for over 10 years and have been doing student teaching for about 5 years. I focus on building up great technique in my students, but more importantly, I want to help my students feel more connected to the music they play, and ultimately use their technique to express themselves. The best teachers, for me, don't just teach you how to play the notes, but also how to find your own meaning in the music that you play- no matter the difficulty level of the piece you're playing!

I use the Suzuki method for most beginner/intermediate students, but I'm also sensitive to what the student wants. I'm a firm believer that the student should always enjoy what they are practicing! I want to build up healthy, solid technique in my students, but I encourage my students to find pieces they themselves are interested ...

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Hello, my name is Isaac! I am a first-year Master's student at the New England Conservatory and I am based in the Boston area. I have been playing the cello for over 11 years and just graduated from the Eastman School of Music with my Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance. My aim is to provide valu

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Tszto W.

4 Reviews
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  • Speaks Cantonese, English, Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Tszto W.

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A fully trained and registered Suzuki cello teacher. Teaching cello to students at any age and any level. 8 years of teaching experience.
Teaching mainly according to the Suzuki Method. Beginners will be starting from basics to build a solid foundation to become a complete cellist and a knowledgable musician. More importantly, to enjoy the fun of cello playing and beauty of music making along the way!
I look forward to working with you!

About Tszto

Hello there! My name is Tszto and I am a fully-trained Suzuki cello teacher based in Austin Texas. I hold a Master degree in Cello Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy from the Cleveland Institute of Music. I am also a graduate from Rice University with another Master degree in Cello Performance. I am ex

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Tszto IS THE BEST CELLO TEACHER I have ever had because it is the first time someone explains me how to BREATH and ENJOY playing the cello, with a PERFECT TECHNIQUE and posture. He loves to play cello and he teaches with the same PASSION. He is super PATIENT with me and has the best way to correct me and explain me. He is an amazing cello player and really pedagogic. I had a german style teacher in the past and I stop playing cello because I didn't enjoy it and had pain and frustration. Tszto is helping me to reconnect with my cello, he corrects my posture (so it is a pleasant time with absolute no pain) and playing is turning to be a movement meditation for me, I love it now. I can feel and hear the progress on each lesson, thanks to him and to the homework (practice 15 mins, listen and reading). THANK YOU Tszto! After so many years, I am able to start again from cero and with so much passion. Thank you!
Martha
Tszto is an excellent cellist and teacher. My child has improved immensely in the few months she has been studying with him. He is diligent in making sure all aspects of playing the cello are in order from musicianship to technique. He is professional and a nice person.
Amy
Tszto was the best instructor ever! He was well-prepared, experienced, and flexible. He always brought all of his teaching materials relevant to me and made sure we cover what I needed to learn/reinforce. He was also clearly experienced with teaching a wide range of students and applied relevant teaching methods that worked best for me. I also appreciated how flexible he was in scheduling/rescheduling lessons whenever despite his own busy schedule and commitment. I only had a very positive experience learning from him and appreciated the fact that he demonstrated his passion for teaching in every lesson I had with him. Definitely recommend him to anyone wanting to learn/practice cello!
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Rachel C.

45 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, German
  • Music Education (Orchestra) from Bowling Green State University
  • Teaching since 2007
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Rachel C.

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My teachings will assist you in working on orchestral repertoire, solo pieces and any other musical interest you would like to learn about. Students of mine have gone on to advance to audition-only groups.

About Rachel

Hello there! I'm Rachel C., a bass player and singer on the stage who also enjoys playing and teaching all stringed instruments. I have a degree from Bowling Green State University (Ohio) in Music Education. I've taught lessons for over 10 years and truly love working with eager students of all ages

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Todd
Rachel's amazing. She is definitely teaching an old dog new tricks.
Peter W.
Best instructor ever. Very patient. Knows how to handle an old guy like me. My playing doesn't really deserve someone as good, but I'm thankful to have her.
Julie
We love Rachel!!! She is patient and kind. She carefully explains what my daughter can do to improve her technique and tone. She is intentional in her instruction, making sure the basics are solid. She is an excellent bass instructor. Thanks Rachel!

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The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Lake Forest 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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"Really good first lesson for a complete beginner!"
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Took Cello lessons from Mark L.
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"Jessica is a great teacher. She helped me starting with very basic skills. She is very pacient and easy to communicate with."
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Took Cello lessons from Jessica H.
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"This is Bekah's auntie...I am usually working on my computer in the other room when Bekah is taking online lessons. Lessons are well organized, and expectations clear. Bekah totally LOVES Jessica as her cello teacher. I played cello in my school orchestras from 4th grade through high school. I truly appreciate hearing Jessica work with Bekah. She musically encourages and challenges. We are very pleased! :)"
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Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"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!"
Julia
Took Cello lessons from Byron H.
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"Megan is extremely patient with an adult beginner but not afraid to jump right into serious technique concepts."
Liz
Took Cello lessons from Megan C.
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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!"
Emily
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"So glad I chose Chris as my online music teacher! He's a lot of fun."
Tina
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Jessica is an awesome teacher for my 8th grader. She has an excellent lesson plan which she has catered to my daughters skill level. Jessica is flexible in helping her learn school assigned music pieces and has given her the one on one attention and tips that she was lacking with school orchestra. The online classes have been easy and convenient. I'm so glad we signed up."
Alayna
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Wonderful teacher for younger or older students. Carrie is encouraging and determined to give you the help, skills and advice you need to be successful. More than that Carrie is a born teacher! I highly recommend her!"
Leslie
Took Cello lessons from Carrie M.
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"Very patient and lets students work at their own pace. Takes time getting to know individual students and their goals."
Adrianna
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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