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Emily S.

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Simi Valley, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2015
  • 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 utili

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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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Arlette C.

11 Reviews
Reseda, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
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Arlette C.

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My style of teaching is to teach each child one step at a time, through method training. Each child/Adult has their own learning curve and I adjust accordingly. Each lesson is fun and yet a learning time. I love teaching and it feeds every day. I always can see more students.

About Arlette

Arlette C. grew up and attended schools in Culver City, California. She attended Los Angeles Valley College where she received an Associate of Arts degree in Music. She then received a partial scholarship and received the Margaret Aue Award for outstanding cellist while attending California State

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Francisco Gonzalez
No words can express how good she is at teaching cello
Layla
As an adult learner, I was intimidated by the prospect of learning the cello because it’s such a demanding instrument, but Arlette has put these apprehensions at ease. She is wonderfully experienced which gives the student a very solid foundation; essential to playing the cello well. Highly recommend her as an instructor for any aspiring cellist.
Joshua
I started playing cello at 26 years old with absolutely zero musical experience of any kind. After 6 months of attempting to teach myself the cello, I decided I needed help and begun my journey to find myself a cello instructor. I was so fortunate to find Arlette! Arlette was abundantly patient with me, from my habit of asking too many questions to my very unpredictable availability. Before Arlette started teaching me music theory and how to play the cello, I never appreciated the value of having an instructor. After having taken lessons from her for nearly a year, I would simply say having a fine instructor like Arlette is a necessity. The first time I played a duet was with Arlette, and it was a moment in my life I am so thankful for and I will never forget! She is kind and consistent, very professional but also very personable which is a very hard thing to balance. She pushed me to excel without making me feel overwhelmed. I could go on forever about how great a cello instructor Arlette is so I will finish with this... If you are looking for a cello teacher look no further.

Claire R.

7 Reviews
Canoga Park, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1978
  • BA in Music from UCLA
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Claire R.

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I teach beginners, intermediate and advanced players. I'm delighted to teach young people to learn about music and appreciate people of any age who are interested in learning. We will work every week with scales and arpeggios (chords) and progress through literature that is appropriate for your skill level. And we will definitely have fun!

About Claire

I've been teaching piano, cello, voice and theory in Los Angeles for over thirty years, helping students develop their particular interests in music and to encourage them to reach their personal goals. I love the classics and many of my students want to play popular music, contemporary sounds and j

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Mai N.
I am 43 years old and was scared to take on such a difficult instrument but I really wanted to learn how to play the beautiful cello. I had my first lesson and am very happy with Claire. She is friendly, accommodating, patient, and explains her lesson in a clear and easy manner (as easy as you can get with the cello). I had a lot of questions and she was very open in answering all of them. Although I am still at the very very beginnings of my journey, I am very excited to continue with the cello lessons, thanks to Claire.
Leslie Mattesich
The first lesson was excellent. I completed my first private cello lesson since playing about 44 years ago. It was wonderful. The teacher is very organized and very nice. I thought maybe the lesson would be a lesson of remembering what I had forgotten from so long ago, but I actually learned new things. I'm excited to attend the next lesson.
Mike H.
Claire works at your pace, but expects you to progress at a steady rate. It's the perfect balance between understanding the student's ability and reasonable expectations for advancement.

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Oshagan M.

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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Armenian
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Awarded Mangasar M. Mangasarian Scholarship from UCLA
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Oshagan M.

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Hi! Learning cello with me will be fun, no-sweat, effective and productive. You will FEEL the JOY of learning. Music can be so intimidating, but I will make sure it is not for you!

My teaching philosophy is, "Every Student Can." Learning music can be easy, fun, fulfilling, and natural - IF you have the right teacher.

I have spent years thinking about how to communicate musical concepts. I have videos and products which will help you learn every step of the way. I will stand by you and guide you through ever step - starting with where to find a cello! All you need to do is sign up with me and your dreams of playing cello will begin.

I have taught students in all stages of life - ranging in age from two (2) to ninety-six (96).

Whether these lessons are for you or your child, I promise you will not regret starting. There has never been a better time than now - quarantine has made us all go online and you can now have the training you crave in the comfort of your own home! My ...

About Oshagan

Hi! My name is Oshagan, and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2004 and have loved helping my students learn musical concepts from scratch, achieve musical abilities they used to only dream of, and learn the habits needed to attain the highest levels of music perform

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Rocio Chua
I'm very impressed by how Mr. Oshagan can get an almost 3 year old to learn a technique simply by playing a game. He truly understands that children learn best by play. He is able to successfully break down a concept, by playing a game that results in the technique he's teaching, getting my child to focus and engage. My now 3 year old loves and respects Mr. Oshagan, and is very excited when it comes time for his cello lesson. Mr. Oshagan is also a wealth of information. He teaches the parent how to teach the student, so that practice times are as stress free as possible, but effective and productive.
I was specifically looking for a teacher that specialized in teaching cello to small children, and I am so happy we found Mr. Oshagan.
Yesenia
Oshagan is an Amazing instructor, patient, and makes my child feel rewarded with his accolades!
Mariana
I found Oshagan through Suzuki Association website. My 3 year old has been fascinated with cellos and was happy to learn Oshagan is trained to work with little ones. I don’t have a music background but he makes me feel like I’m competent to be my son’s instructor (at this stage). The teacher-parent-child relationship is one that he emphasizes which I love. He’s very responsive, easy to talk to, encouraging, flexible & professional.

Anna C.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, Korean
  • Teaches students 5 to 50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Anna C.

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I am experienced in teaching all-level students, including the ones with special needs. I'm truly passionate about engaging & motivating students to learn through music lessons. My goal is to help them ultimately utilize the cello music for their well-being.

I received Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Southern California with minor in Music Education and Master's of Music from Yale University in cello performance.

About Anna

Education 2012 Aug. University of Southern California, Thornton School of Music (Doctor of Musical Arts in Cello Performamce) 2006 May.         Yale University, School of Music (Master of Music in Cello Performance) 2004 February        The

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Karen
Anna has been an amazing teacher, I've learned so much from her. She's detailed and precise in her instruction. She has been a great help!
Mel Elizabeth
Anna is amazing! For the past two years, she has provided individual cello instruction to our 10th grader. She is patient, kind, and easily able to share her knowledge and skills with her students. Under her guidance he has improved his technique and gained valuable experience at his recitals. She has also helped him prepare pieces for his auditions at CCA and SDYS. Highly recommend!
Kevin
Anna is a wonderful teacher. She allows me as a parent (and encourages) to attend lessons so i can be her proxy during the week to reinforce lessons taught; this helps with continuous week to week progress. She demands a lot of my child in terms of warm-ups drills, site reading, rhythm, intonation, and sound. She is rigorous in terms of proper technique, training, and demands playing "beautifully" (with emotion). When things get too tough she takes a step back and gets back to the basics, focusing on advancing through a piece note by note, measure by measure. The end result is fantastic and often get featured in concert performances several times a year. My child has grown tremendously since starting with Ms. Anna; he had a previous teacher and picked up a lot of bad habits that we had to engineer out. He now is playing at a high level as a 10 year old having been with Ms. Anna for ~2 years. He has grown through each piece, taking his time. There is no pressure to move onto new pieces until each piece has been mastered. His maturity, self-confidence and work ethic have all grown because of cello. It has been a tremendous pleasure to learn from Ms. Anna, not to mention see her perform in the San Diego symphony. She is a true professional who understands how to work with kids but also pull the best out of them!
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Buffi J.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MM Performance from The University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 11 and up
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Buffi J.

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I teach with a flexible curriculum that will adapt to your goals and how YOU learn. If you are not quite sure what those are, I can help you establish them. I have a masters and bachelors in cello performance degrees from USC(bachelors) and UNT (masters) and have been teaching a private cello studio since 1997. In addition to being classically trained, I have studied jazz and rock improvisation, completed a film scoring certificate from Berklee, composed and arranged orchestral parts for indie rock / pop / hip hop and commercial music. I toured for two years with Hamilton (Philip Tour) and 10 years with The Polyphonic Spree. I mostly work in the studio, musical pit, alternative and commercial styles mediums, but I teach the standard etudes, repertoire, exercises, etc. I can also show you how to record yourself and compose in GarageBand, Logic Pro or Ableton. I'm also great at preparing you for college auditions, competitions, all state/ region material and anything else. I've

About Buffi

Hi There! I am a professional cellist, arranger, composer, and music contractor based in New York City. Currently, I serve as a cellist on one of the Hamilton national tours. I have been a long-standing performing, touring, and recording member of The Polyphonic Spree. Since 2002, I have recorded

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Milo
Buffi Jacobs, you ROCK!!!

Buffi is one of the best teachers I've ever worked with. I'm a long time string player but fairly new to cello (3 years). I've know Buffi for a long time from having played gigs with her. She was my first choice for cello teacher, her playing is an inspiration, she's a master cellist, and she's really fun to be with. I'm very happy with my progress and attribute it to the sound fundamentals Buffi taught me right from the start.
Tess
Buffi is an amazing cellist, teacher and person. Highly recommend.
Owen
Buffi was my instructor for over 5 years, and did not only develop me as a cello student/musician but also as a person. She taught me to expect more of myself, build discipline and a work ethic, and was a positive role model on being a true adult in a perspective that your own parents could not provide. If you sign up with lessons with Buffi, prepare to be challenged, but also be prepared to see results!

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Moorpark, CA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Moorpark 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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"Lenna is incredibly patient and kind. As an adult amateur, she really took the time to know me to cater to my preferences and my previous experience."
Kate
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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"Genevieve taught me the most I’ve ever learned about the cello in a mere two months. Through her I was able to move through an entire Suzuki book while also learning every scale (including chromatic) without using open strings. The techniques she taught me helped further my music that I still use today. Before studying with her I was fourth stand in my high school’s orchestra. By the end of the Summer I was able to achieve first chair and all of the offered solos."
Talulah
Took Cello lessons from Genevieve T.
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"Daniel is so patient and easy to work with ~ he makes learning the cello seem so easy and natural and has so many practical ways of explaining an instrument I have no prior knowledge of. I had never played a stringed instrument but always loved the cello, so I was a bit nervous to begin. His gentle nature and patience have made me even more enthusiastic to learn. I have been loving each lesson and look forward to the next each time I leave! I'm looking forward to next week already! :-)"
Michelle
Took Cello lessons from Daniel P.
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"Very knowledgeable about cello playing. His instructions and demonstrations are clear and refined my bowing techniques and posture. Really looking forward to upcoming lessons."
Andre
Took Cello lessons from Eric H.
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"Stephen is an all-round expert cellist of all repertoires, from historical to contemporary. His efficient, structured and holistic pedagogical methods, coupled with his intuitive abilities to assess and immediately remedy practical issues are remarkable and unparalleled. What's more, his capacity to inspire and influence his students to love the art that is music precipitates further scholarly and performative successes. I highly recommend his services. You will not be disappointed."
Joshua
Took Cello lessons from Stephen M.
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"Claire has such a lovely rapport with my son, and does a fantastic job instructing at his level. He is already showing retention of the information and concepts she has introduced, and he is so excited for every lesson. I’m thrilled we found her, and that she was willing to take a chance on such a young student!"
Benjamin
Took Cello lessons from Claire S.
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"great start. looking fwd to working with Chris"
Sean
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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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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Tuala
Took Cello lessons from Alex W.
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