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Byron H.

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Hayward, CA
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  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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.

Marcelo Z.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks ENGLISH, SPANISH, FRENCH, ITALIAN, PORTUGUESE
  • Ph D in Cello Performance from UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Marcelo Z.

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I have taught cello for many years to different ages, needs, and goals in music, from enjoying music to prepare auditions and a professional career. I enjoy sharing my passion for cello playing. In addition to my teaching in private studio, public and private schools, colleges and universities, I’m a concert cellist with experience performing as soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player, I empathize with students problems to solve and the art of interpretation, living music to the highest levels , I was taught by great artists.

About Marcelo

I always loved teaching cello, music theory or composition. I have the experience as a professional cellist as soloist, chamber musician and performing in an orchestra. But since I started to teach very young I know how to address student's needs, approaches to achieve their goals, whether is to

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Vivi
His lessons made learning cello fun, easy and manageable. It was always at my convenience and easy to schedule. Additionally, Marcelo is a very talented musician himself and his lessons reflected that.
Richard
A very engaging and innovative Virtuosi with excellent awareness and an intuitive approach with his prodigies
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Marcelo is a rare gem in music. His masterful technique, and performance is highly sought after. Marcelo’s love for music and cello will empower anyone who, will share his energy, and passion for the true implementation of soul through music.
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Claire A.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 1st Prize Winner, Cello Concerto Competition from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
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Claire A.

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Let's get you playing the music you've been hearing in your head. Each week, you'll get a personalized practice guide tailored to your goals. I love playing and teaching the cello, and I cant wait to share that passion with you.

My teaching style is as slow as you need, as fast as you can go. Technique should always serve the music, so we'll focus on creating art and telling the story that you want to tell. I'll work with you to create a personalized study plan that is engaging, positive, and progress-oriented.

Lessons are open to anyone, even if you don’t have a cello yet! I have worked with everyone from beginning students learning the basics of holding the bow to advanced players & colleagues looking for a discerning ear.

I generally recommend 45 minutes for beginners, but there's no time limit; I love to dive into details and can work as long as you can!

This year, I founded my teaching studio HelloCello, and I'm so excited to

About Claire

Claire is a professional musician based in NYC. She performs regularly with the Sarasota Orchestra and the Sarasota New Music Ensemble. She toured the United States with the Weimar Staatskapelle, and has spent many summers performing in the Aspen Music Festival. She frequently collaborates with pre

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Dr. Jason Christensen
Claire has contagious optimism with an amazing attention to detail. Can’t wait for many more.
Shealyn
Claire. Is. Amazing!!!!!! She is encouraging, lets me go at my own pace and she is so much fun to work with! I’ve wanted to play cello my whole life and she’s helping me make a dream come true. Stop scrolling now and take lessons with Claire!!!
Amanda
Claire is an incredible instructor with so much information to share and a very approachable, adaptable teaching style. She sent me over a lot of additional resources to review after our first lesson, and I am very excited to continue learning under her.

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Wei D.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Speaks English, Mandarin, French
  • Awarded Winner from Douai International Cello Competition, Douai France
  • Artist Diploma from Paris Conservatory of Music
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Wei D.

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Good habits and an excellent attitude make great cellists. It doesn't hurt to love music too. I love music and I love to share my passion with my students.

Having a teacher who is an experienced performer is an important quality in a teacher. I am a professional classical musician currently working as a freelance cellist in the Chicago area. I play with Chicago Philharmonic, the Northbrook Symphony, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and the Northwest Indiana Symphony, among others. Before coming to Chicago I played for 13 seasons with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.

I have taught privately for over 10 years including 2 years in Paris. My teaching is a reflection of my teacher, Phillippe Muller. I studied with Msr. Muller while studying at the Paris Conservatory. Msr. Muller is currently a Professor of Cello at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City.

About Wei

Even though I have been teaching and performing on the cello for most of my life, it's not all there is to who I am. I am a chef (almost--12 weeks to go), a mom, a wife. I have a cute little Tibetan Terrier that loves visitors. My husband and I love hiking in beautiful places. Studying with m

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Jordane M.
Lovely introductory session! Looking forward to our next lesson. Excited about my homework! lol
Michael
Wei , is an excellent teacher,
She gave me really helpful practical suggestions and tips how to practice my bowing technique and it greatly improved my tone and made it easier to play and more fun too !
Thank you Wei ,you are a fantastic teacher!!
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Helen N.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music, Cello Performance from San Francisco Conservatory of Music
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Helen N.

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While I certainly place emphasis on technical work and mastery, I also want all students to feel comfortable in expressing their individual voice and interests. I believe that it is incredibly important to encourage students to explore a number of creative avenues within music. Therefore, I am very open to having students explore music outside the classical canon in addition to experimenting with improvisation and composition. An additional component of my teaching style is finding unique and interesting ways to keep students motivated and teaching them how to effectively practice and learn on their own.

About Helen

My teaching philosophy is largely centered around the importance of individuality. The “one size fits all” approach is hardly ever adequate--every student has different needs, strengths, and challenges. While I certainly place emphasis on technical work and mastery, I also want all students to feel

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Charlize
My daughter is engaged and present in the lesson and is finding joy again in her cello.
Shaniya
Helen is an engaging and inspiring teacher. I recommend her highly!
Ellie R.
My 10 year old daughter isr excited to have Helen as a cello teacher. Helen is positive and fun and makes playing cello seem really hip and cool.
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Zachary M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded First Prize, ‘Professional Instrumental’ Category from World Bach Competition
  • Teaching since 2014
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Zachary M.

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An experienced performer and teacher, I have been teaching privately since 2014. I am a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and a former member of the Indianapolis Symphony. I usually work with intermediate and college students, but I have also worked with beginners.

I am currently an Artist in Residence at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Belgium and have an active performance career, which is why I now primarily teach online. My teaching philosophy relies – as it did with my own professors – in sharing my personal connection with the music and giving guidance that will both make you a more solid player technically, as well as a more capable and expressive musician.

I use the same approach, regardless of whether you are pursuing music as a career or you're doing it just for the love of it (although I do also give advice on navigating the academic and professional landscape to those who want it). My main goal at the end of the day, is to help my students find a deeper ...

About Zachary

An experienced performer and teacher, I have been teaching privately since 2014. I am a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and a former member of the Indianapolis Symphony. I usually work with intermediate and college students, but I have also worked with beginners. I am currently an Artist

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Sam H.
Would highly recommend for cello lessons! Zach is a very detailed and patient teacher and was always helpful even in answering my very elementary questions. He is also a very accomplished performer as evident from his Youtube links.
Carol
Zachary has given me informal cello lessons at home, as I have thought of moving from piano into a stringed instrument. I found him a generous and intelligent teacher, whose musical insights are always nuanced and instructive. I would recommend him to anyone from a beginner--as I am--to a more advanced player who wishes to refine their skills and musical sensibilities.
Eddie
Zachary was the perfect teacher for me! Incredibly patient and caring; it was clear he was always trying his best (and succeeding) at explaining concepts to me and how to improve upon them. Learning the cello is not easy but Zachary was wonderful at giving me step by step instruction so I felt I was truly improving every day!

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Millbrae, CA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Millbrae 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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"It’s true what the other reviews say about her kindness and patience. Lenna is a warm, thoughtful and generous human being. She also happens to be a gifted teacher and skilled cellist. She is able to correct tiny details in my playing that make a huge difference in sound. Better yet, she approaches it in a way that I might be able to make those corrections for myself, by asking me what I heard first and listening to my observations. Also her approach to practice and playfulness is something I aim to use in many aspects of my life."
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"Claire is such a great teacher. She is an outstanding communicator and, as a professional musician, has real world experience that makes for engaging lessons. Plus she always has a smile on her face!"
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Took Cello lessons from Claire A.
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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!"
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"Mr. West is great.He is my teacher at my school and has helped both my cello playing and my Trombone Improv so much. He is really knowledgeable and dedicated to helping his students excel in their area of interest."
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"I had my first lesson this past weekend. I was pretty nervous but Theresa made me feel at ease with just holding my cello!! She is very very knowledgeable! I am fired up about doing my homework and ultimately our next lesson!!"
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"Corey is the single biggest reason I stuck with music and was eventually accepted to several notable music conservatories including the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University and Oberlin Conservatory. I began studying with Corey at the age of 9, and he made the entire learning process exciting and engaging. His enthusiasm for music is contagious for students at all levels, and his expertise in guiding his pupils through the extremely complex process of learning a stringed instrument is unparalleled. Corey brings decades of pedagogical and professional experience to each lesson, and is always eager to impart this wisdom on his students. I cannot recommend Corey enough, for students at any level he is the best teacher you will be able to find!"
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"She was patient and really gave great advice on questions I had! She did a great job at complementing my strengths and then giving me the constructive feedback to get better!"
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