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Elisa B.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Finnish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 3 to 70
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Elisa B.

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Private lessons for beginning cello. Also couching school orchestra cello students reading music, understanding rhythms, developing beautiful tone. Possibility to join the Music Academy string orchestra!

About Elisa

Violin Teacher's Certificate - Sibelius Academy, Finland Suzuki Teacher Training - Marylhurst University, OR Classical and Suzuki options - starting Suzuki students as early as 3 yrs old. Teaching Suzuki Books 1-11. Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels I am using classical method books

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Jeffery M.
Hi this is Lia and I really enjoy taking lessons from Elisa with my grandpa and there's lots of fun activities to do a long the way! So I and my grandpa totally reccomend
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Jeffery M.
Elisa is a great teacher I would reccomend! -Lia N.
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Jessica G.

60 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jessica G.

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Cello lessons in my studio, at your home, or on-line.

About Jessica

I have 20 years of playing experience along with a Bachelor's degree in Cello Performance. I was the section leader of my university's orchestra as well as a full-scholarship member of the university quartet. As a professional gigging musician, I have played with Il Divo, Mario Winans, La Jolla Sy

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Nichole S.
Jessica is fantastic on all levels - she’s brilliant, yet able to relate to the my beginner ways. She’s patient and kind and I genuinely look forward to our sessions each week. Highly recommended!
Julie
Jessica is very knowledgeable and very pleasant.
Adrian
Jessica is efficien, helpful, and friendly.

Quinn L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Awarded Piano trio prize from Shanghai Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Quinn L.

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Teach cello since I was in College. have a lot of experience of teaching both kids and adults.

About Quinn

I began her cello studies at age of eight and won my first cello competition at ten. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Cello Performance at The Shanghai Conservatory of Music in China and Master’s Degree from University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) where I received a full

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Natalie
We are loving cello with Quinn! We had her in person before COVID and now online. She does a great job of guiding the learning process and working with the student (my daughter as an individual)
Shauna
My 9 yr old daughter began cello lessons with Quinn about 2 weeks before lockdown started. I was worried that online lessons wouldn't work out, but Quinn has been amazing. She's great at explaining everything so that my daughter understands, and she pushes just enough to keep her interested without being overwhelmed. She also answers questions promptly by email when any problems arise. I can't recommend her highly enough!
Ishita
She’s a very patient, encouraging teacher and I’ve had a great experience learning from her!

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Genevieve T.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 3 to 70
  • Bachelors of Music in Cello Perfomance from Cleveland Institute of Music
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Genevieve T.

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Having 10 years of experienced cello teaching, I feel very comfortable helping my students understand the foundations of cello technique. I graduated with a Bachelors of Music from the music conservatory Cleveland Institute of Music, and got my Masters in Music from Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music.

In addition, I completed a 2 year rigorous Suzuki Technique Pedagogy Program where I am now certified to teach all 10 levels of the cello books. I am confident in explaining any questions a student may have. I love to make practicing a game, so that way we are developing the proper skills but also challenging ourselves while having fun! Even I can understand that practicing can get tiresome and dull at times!

As a traveling musician who has performed all over the world, I feel it is important for students to appreciate all types of music. While classical training and technique are absolutely crucial to the beginning stages of a student's development, I like to show ...

About Genevieve

I am a professional cellist, skilled in all solo, chamber, and orchestra settings. My playing has invited me into the top ranking music festivals in the world including Tanglewood Music Center, Aspen Music Festival, Music Academy of the West, and many others. These opportunities have led me to perf

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Addison
She has been doing a wonderful job with my daughter. My daughter absolutely loves working with her.
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Emily S.
Teacher is wonderful and very responsible! We're lucky to have her!
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YiQun X.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Doctor of Musical Arts (Cello Performance) from The Juilliard School
  • Awarded Prima Finalist from International Cello Competition B. Mazzacurati
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YiQun X.

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I am currently a Doctoral candidate at The Juilliard School. I have been teaching students range from 7 years-old to people who are in their 70s. Helping students from different back ground, age group, and levels of playing has been very rewarding. I help my students preparing for their recitals, competitions, all state exams, or simply learning a new piece of music. I believe in tailoring teaching to each student's needs. Looking forward to working on and exploring cello playing with you!

About YiQun

Praised for displaying “great poise and masterful technique” and possessing “an amazing rich tone,” by The Day, cellist Yi Qun is the Prima Finalist of 2019 Internationals Cello Competition Benedetto Mazzacurati. She has performed at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and Marlboro M

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Mindy Liu
Ms. Xu is an excellent teacher- very patient, kind, and experienced. I have had cello lessons before but I was in need of an "upgrade". She really helped my technique, sound, and musicianship overall. I highly recommend her without a hesitation!
Aden B.
My son is thrilled with YiQun's expertise, musicality, and useful tips and exercises. He was missing his orchestra and in person lessons, but with YiQun's online lessons, he is feeling is motivated to practice again!
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Alexandra K.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Alexandra K.

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I can help the student practice and learn their way around the cello in an efficient manner. This means that I will be helping with intonation and other technique by giving exercises for the challenging passages. Lessons will be customized according to the goal of the student. Sharing my knowledge in cello and music is a passion and a goal of mine and I would love to help reach your goals.

About Alexandra

I am currently a student at the Juilliard School in New York-- I completed my Bacherlor's degree and will be continuing my studies for my Master's degree. I began to play the cello at the age of 6. I have performed in Nichols Concert Hall, North Shore Center For The Performing Arts, and Bennett Gord

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Daniel
I had to stop because of the pandemic. Lessons were thorough, she was insistent and very detailed.
Mark H.
While a bit humbling Alex definitely helped me fix some glaring technical issues, particularly with the bow.
Miyeon
She helped my 12 year old daughter prepare the Saint Saens Cello concerto (1st movement) for a small performance. My daughter played more spiritedly after her session with Alex. She was especially helpful for a specific bow technique.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Montclair, CA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Montclair 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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"Great, patient teacher. Can't wait for my next lesson!"
Maggie
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Maria is a wonderful teacher. I really enjoyed taking lessons with her because she struck the perfect balance of challenging me and advancing my skills and understanding that as an adult you don't always have the time to practice as much."
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Took Cello lessons from Maria D.
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"My 12 year old son has been taking lessons with Claire online for a couple of months. He had been playing a few years in school but never had an individual lesson. She is helping him create some new habits while improving his technique and musicianship. She is very encouraging and supportive (and fun!). Looking forward to seeing how he progresses in the future!"
Sara
Took Cello lessons from Claire A.
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"I have taken two lessons with Mr. Don Larson through FaceTime. Even though there is a 3-hour time difference, he manages to fit my lesson into his schedule. I have not taken private lessons previously, but I was in school orchestra for over two years. He has been correcting my bow hold and bowing, helping me make my cello produce nicer sounds. I really appreciate his focus on the rudiments. Mr. Don is very patient and funny at times."
Qilin
Took Cello lessons from Don L.
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"Could"nt ask for another teacher. we are 100% satisfied on the lessons for Paloma. Thank you so much Omar!!! God bless you"
Dilma
Took Cello lessons from Omar G.
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"My son had his first lesson with Chialing today, and he learned a lot from her. She was very detailed in teaching and was very precise when correcting mistakes. She went through what my son needed to work on quickly yet completely. He looks forward to his next lesson with her."
Andrew
Took Cello lessons from Chialing P.
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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'm very grateful to have found a teacher as generous as Chris. Since reviewing is so important in our culture anymore, I always like to get a good sampling before constructing a review. Chris shows consistently that he listens to his students, offers positive critique, and molds his approach to meet the student where they are. Chris makes it easy, fun and relaxing to learn. It isn't hard to gather that Chris is a professional and experienced teacher. I am a very beginner, adult student, and I can appreciate how Chris can teach a spectrum of students at different skill and experience levels. Thanks to Chris for making my hobby to learn an instrument such a dream!"
Anastasia
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Jessica is definitely the best!"
Iris
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Victor has been a knowledgeable, patient and respectful instructor. I started the cello in mid-life and that has been humbling. Victor guided my first lessons at his Iowa studio. We have continued with on-line lessons now that he is studying in Boston. He helps me develop efficient practice habits since time is a precious commodity. He encourages healthy posture and technique so that I can enjoy playing for many years to come."
Janet
Took Cello lessons from Victor M.
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