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Angela C.

11 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, English
  • Awarded Young Artist Competition Winner from Drake University
  • Teaching since 1986
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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.

Omar G.

29 Reviews
Riverside, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Omar G.

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I've been teaching music for 15 yrs on guitar, piano, bass, cello and bass. My students have ranged from from 5yrs to 75yrs of age. I have seen many student go on to join orchestras, bands, broadway shows or simply continued their education to a university or college. Being able to read music profeciently has given me the opportunity to teach off many method books but like to use Alfred Method, Mel Bay and Frederick Noad Method books. I teach many styles ranging from classical, jazz & blues, rock, contemporary and pop. I do stress and recommend all my students to learn how to read music and usually by our second or third lesson they will playing simple songs. I am here to help you make music!

About Omar

Knowing that you are looking for a instructor to teach you music puts a smile on my face. You see, music has been a part of my life since the age of 3. Some of my first memories are of me accompanying my father at home with his rehearsals or just singing together to have fun as a family. I believe

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Hank N.
Omar was great very patient goes over as many times as it take for me to understand lesson can't wait till my next lesson to so him how much I have improved. walk out knowing I can do this what a confidence builder.
David N.
A great first lesson experience with Omar. Went through thr basics quickly and jumped right into learning how to play guitar and read music. Looking forward to more lessons.
Wayne
Omar is very relaxed and patient, which makes for a constructive environment. And he's obviously very knowledgable on the guitar.

Rachel I.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Italian, German
  • BFA Music Performance - Cello from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Teaching since 2007
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Rachel I.

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My teaching style puts a focus on realizing musicality and expression through proper playing technique. Playing for hours shouldn't be hard on your body! I work to make my students comfortable at their instruments so that their musical intentions can shine. I am a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher, and I look forward to meeting some new cellists!

About Rachel

I have a BFA in Cello Performance from UW-Milwaukee. As a student, I worked for the university as a tutor in Music Theory, at the recommendation of my professors. Since relocating to Philadelphia, I have established myself as an educator all over the city. I am the cello instructor at the Baldwin

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Adrianna
It's no surprise that it's hard to learn an instrument as an adult. Apart from a semester of guitar lessons in college, I had no musical training and no understanding of music theory. All I knew was that I loved the sound of a cello, and I was graciously gifted one on my 28th birthday.

I am proud to say that I have been Rachel's cello student for over three years now. Since the beginning, Rachel has made sure that I felt comfortable during our lessons, and she remains reassuring even when I get discouraged with my bow hold or tight fingers.

Rachel has taught me a lot about music theory, but she's mostly taught me how to love my instrument. It has been amazing to see and hear the progress I've made, and she continues to give me more exciting challenges to practice each week. She's been attentive to my learning style and my ever-evolving cello goals, and I've been consistently impressed with how she's been able to keep our lessons interesting and fun over the years.

Rachel and I meet for an hour once a week and I look forward to every lesson! She has been the best instructor, and I look forward to many more lessons to come.
Jennifer
I’m an adult student and Rachael has been my instructor for almost two years now. She’s very knowledgeable and PATIENT! Ive grown so much in the past two years and I’m looking forward to more.

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Lisa C. B.

33 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Bachelor’s of Philosophy - History from University of Pittsburgh
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Lisa C. B.

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Students can look forward to getting acquainted with the cello- from posture and properly handling the instrument, note-reading, and playing their first songs with the bow.

About Lisa C.

After playing the violin for over 20 years, Lisa was inspired to share the gift of music with others by her teacher, Susanna Sonnenberg. Lisa has attended the 2017 and 2018 American String Teachers Association National Conferences. She currently performs with the Edgewood Symphony Orchestra, the Pi

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Lorna S.
I was a pretty clumsy cello player but Lisa took me by the hand and backed me up to where I could correct all my problems. She is extremely supportive. If you are looking to start cello lessons, you won't find anyone better than Lisa.
Susanna S.
I have known Lisa for about 4 years now. She is an excellent violinist, performer and teacher. She is classically trained and very knowledgable in music history. She works well with students of all ages and abilities. I highly recommend Lisa!
Deanne
Lisa is a fantastic instructor. I'm an introverted adult, and I was nervous about taking lessons online, but she made me feel comfortable and natural. I feel like I have learned so much in just three lessons. Lisa peppers music theory throughout the lesson, without taking from the time spent playing. It is like everything is in balance and fits in to a bigger picture. She also makes me laugh from time to time, which is the icing on the cake. I highly recommend her as a teacher.
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Sarah Kate R.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2003
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Sarah Kate R.

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Hello, there. I have been teaching cello for many years. I truly enjoy fostering a love of music in my students. My undergraduate degree is in cello and voice.

About Sarah Kate

Hello, there! My name is Sarah-Kate, and I would love to be your teacher. I have been teaching voice, cello, and beginning piano for many years. My goal is to make learning music enjoyable, relaxed, and productive. Music is supposed to be FUN, and that's how I like teach. I tell students that thei

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Jeff
Over the past couple of years I have seen my daughter blossom with self esteem and talent under the guidance of Sarah Kate. Sarah Kate has a fun and engaging style that has made a lasting impression on my daughter and she has given her the tools to sing and play piano beautifully.
Susan
Sarah Kate has been my daughter’s vocal coach for about ten months and is awesome! Not only does she have amazing talent in singing and piano, but she is a super patient and encouraging teacher. My daughter has learned so much and has so much fun! I highly recommend Sarah Kate.
Phillip Arena
My wife and I appreciate Sara Kate’s ability to demonstrate patience and enthusiasm for our 6 year old daughter while effectively teaching the piano. My daughter continues to make strides with the piano and is eager to learn more.
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Qiele G.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Qiele G.

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Qiele(Cello) Guo is an International awared-winning cellist with an Master of Music Degree and Artist Diploma from Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles.

Teaching Experience:
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Hawaii Chamber Music Festival / Artist and Educator
Music Society of Myanmar/ Artist and Educator
Hawaii Symphony Orchestra Education Outreach / Educator
Private Cello Teacher/ Teacher

Performance Experience:
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Core Cello, Hawaii Symphony Orchestra
Principal Cello, Young Artists Symphony Orchestra
Principal Cello, Weimar International Bach Academy
Chamber Music Artist, Lincoln Center Stage
Cellist, Benefic Piano Trio

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About Qiele

Qiele(Cello) Guo is an International awared-winning cellist with an Master of Music Degree and Artist Diploma from Colburn School of Music in Los Angeles. Teaching Experience: ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hawaii Chamber Music Festival /

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Alex G.
Thank you for all the amazing lessons via online! Highly recommend Cello!!

I am a beginner cello student and started online lessons with Cello in February 2020. Prior to starting, Cello helped me find the perfect and affordable instrument and bow in local Los Angeles area. He walked me through step by step what to purchase, how to take care, and everything else. Then, he recommended to purchase beginner music and technique books. Everything was very organized and structured. He was so kind and went above and beyond.

If you are a beginner and scared to start online lesson, don’t worry. Cello will walk step by step with you. He is patient, very experienced, and a great teacher.

I look forward every week for our lessons! Thank you Cello!
Helen
Mr. Guo is my daughter’s cello teacher for about three years now and she loves it. She improved a lot and now in honors string ensemble at her school.

Mr. Guo was first recommended by my Colburn Community School mom friends where our kids take dance/vocal classes. He was already teaching several private students from this community and heard many great things. At the time, Mr. Guo was a Master of Music student at the Colburn School and we would all go to his amazing recitals! Absolutely great performance and musicality— it inspired my daughter greatly.

I highly recommend Mr. Guo’s lessons. He is kind, very polite, and very knowledgeable in teaching.
Nana M
Cello was able to get my son into All-State orchestra the first year he auditioned as a 6th grader. He was extremely patient but just the right amount of demanding, and my son has never loved cello more.

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The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Lake Forest is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $105 per hour.
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"Jessica is patient and clear in her instruction. After my first lesson, I am very much looking forward to learning from her."
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"Kelvin was excellent! I am looking forward to our next lesson."
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Took Cello lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Helen is an engaging and inspiring teacher. I recommend her highly!"
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Took Cello lessons from Helen N.
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"Nick is an awesome instructor!"
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Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"I took cello lessons from Mr. Anderson for eight years, and he was an absolutely fantastic instructor. I began playing cello because I watched him teach my brother and thought as a ten-year-old that it would be fun to take lessons with Mr. Anderson. He is a great communicator, super personable, provides suggestions and critique in a constructive manner, and is encouraging and supportive. He taught me all of the basics of cello playing and beyond, helping me work through all sorts of pieces, including etudes, solo pieces, all-region and all-state audition material, youth orchestra material (e.g., GDYO), etc. (and helped me succeed in all of these aspects). Would highly recommend taking lessons with Mr. Anderson—he is an absolute pleasure to learn from!"
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"Kristen is terrific. She provides clear instructions and inspires hard work."
Rebecca
Took Cello lessons from Kristen D.
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"Nicholas is an excellent teacher. He made our daughter feel at ease almost immediately and that's not always the simplest thing to do. After one class, we are already seeing an improvement and she's a more confident cellist."
Victoria
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"She is an amazing teacher! She explains things in a way that best fits my perspective. She is understanding and very helpful."
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"Bijan is an excellent teacher. He is truly a professional; very knowledgeable and attentive. He is also patient with the young ones. I highly recommend him!"
Michelle
Took Cello lessons from Bijan Z.
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