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Claire R.

7 Reviews
Canoga Park, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA in Music from UCLA
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Claire R.

7 Reviews
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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.

Emily S.

1 Review
Simi Valley, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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!

Ray R.

5 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Electronic Production and Design from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Ray R.

5 Reviews
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Classical and folk / singer-songwriter

About Ray

Hello! My name is Ray, I'm 31 years old, and was born in Queens, NY. I studied classical music for many years as a youngster at the Aaron Copeland School of Music college preparatory program. During this program I was introduced to Jazz, and around the same time began experimenting with synth

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Cynthia
Ray is an amazing teacher. My 11-year-old has high-functioning autism and has a great interest in learning music. I was hesitant to hire just any teacher, as many teachers don't have the patience and understanding to work with special needs kids. However, Ray has been not only patient, but he has an exceptional way of teaching my son in a way that he would understand and retain the information. Ray is creative, intuitive, and experienced. My son is very happy and enjoys the lesson every single time. Thanks Ray.
Maximus
Awesome!!!!!!!! So sweet! Cool hair : ))
Eden H.
My daughter is loving her cello lessons with Ray even more than she expected. She feels she is really improving.

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Rhody A.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Russian, Spanish, English
  • Russian Language and International Relations from Florida State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Rhody A.

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Hi Everybody! My name is Rhody, my pronouns are he/him/his, and I’m just the person you’re looking for. I have 22 years of cello-playing under my belt, and I have been teaching to kids, tweens, teens, and adults since 2012! I’m incredibly patient, an avid encourager, and I LOVE helping others discover their own latent gift of music within them. I specialize in beginner and intermediate cello.

If you’re looking to learn a new skill, or if you know the cello already and would like a refresher, get in touch with me! All of our lessons will follow a customized plan that meets your specific needs. You'll be learning everything from correct posture to fundamental theory, and we'll even throw in some pop songs if you like!

About Rhody

Having spent the last decade traveling the world and then going cross country in the U.S., I have seen many beautiful things that tint my life a pretty shade. My music is a facsimile of the world I experience around me, and I am heavily influenced by it's beauty. My goal is to get the beauty YO

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Brandon
Rhody is a fantastic teacher who excels in making you feel listened to and has the patience and understanding to best enable you to grow.
Nikita
When I picked up guitar again for the first time in a decade, I wasn’t sure I would be up to the challenge. But every step of the way, Rhody has been communicative, patient, and a hoot to work with!
From walking me through music theory fundamentals (sometimes over and over), to helping me understand tempo, Rhody has helped me gain confidence in myself as a musician!
I can’t recommend him as a teacher enough.
Courtney
I had picked up the cello last August with absolutely 0 experience with strings. I had one other teacher when I first began and unfortunately needed to take a break due to financials.

Fast forward to this year and I had quite accidentally found Rhody's information but I am so glad that I did!

He is a fun, patient and knowledgeable teacher. He explains things in a very simplistic way and makes sure you're both on the same page. He understands that life gets in the way of practice sometimes but kindly pushes you to keep trying and keep practicing (that IS the only way we'll get better, y'all).

Since I've started practicing and learning through Rhody, I feel like I actually understand how the music is ought to be played...and that's a sure step in the direction of truly understanding such a beautiful instrument.

I could go on but I'll leave it with this: please go through Rhody! You won't find a better teacher!
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Emma S.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Winner, String Quartet Competition from Boise State University and the Dover Quartet
  • Teaching since 2014
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Emma S.

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Emma Schwarz is a classically trained cellist and passionate chamber musician hailing from Boise, Idaho. In addition to a Bachelor's of Music in Cello Performance, Emma holds a Graduate Certificate in Suzuki Pedagogy. She has also registered the "Suzuki Principles in Action" training with the Suzuki Association of the Americas. She is the founder and owner of Suzuki Strings LLC, a company that provides high quality musical instruction to students of all ages. She is cello faculty at the Boulder Valley Waldorf and West Denver Suzuki Strings Schools, at which she teaches private and group lessons. Emma is also cello faculty at the City Strings Organization, a non-profit that operates Suzuki group classes in underserved schools in the Denver Area.

About Emma

Emma Schwarz is a classically trained cellist and passionate chamber musician hailing from Boise, Idaho. She is the founder and owner of Suzuki Strings LLC, a company that provides high quality musical instruction to students of all ages. She is cello faculty at the Boulder Valley Waldorf and West

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Karen
Ms Schwarz is a great teacher for my son. She uses Suzuki methods to teach, and is very clear about her expectations for my son in his lessons, and for practicing. He loves his cello lessons.
Jonathan
As a student older than Emma, I was a bit concerned about her ability to teach an adult and our ability to connect. That apprehension went away about half way through the first lesson. Age wasn't an issue at all -- either way. It was a pure student - teacher relationship and I am making great progress under Emma's guidance. I very much enjoy our lessons and I believe I am getting better every week.
Marie
My 10 year old daughter has been taking lessons with Emma for almost a year. Emma is very professional, on point, always prepared and never late. She strikes the right balance of encouragement and challenge. I have noticed my daughter's improvement is all areas of academics, discipline, social interactions, patience and self-esteem because of Emma's influence. Emma has a firm hand and demands that my daughter be prepared and ready and willing to learn. She has also established a great personal rapport with my daughter, who looks up to Emma as a role model. I could not recommend her enough for her professionalism, preparedness, and personal investment in my daughter's cello journey.
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Ashley M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ashley M.

4 Reviews
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As a violist and string enthusiast, my appreciation and knowledge of the cello runs fairly deep. I had studied and taught myself how to play the cello with the guidance of a professional cellist some many years ago, but I've always been eager to teach the cello to any willing student with a deep appreciation. Students can expect a curriculum catered to their needs and desires, whether they be to on the road to a professional musician or just the hobbyist and a teacher who is dedicated to their educational growth and desires.

About Ashley

I am currently a junior at Ramapo College studying music education but I am no foreigner to teaching. I have been teaching for some years now with general ages ranging between 3 to 25, in the violin, viola and cello. I have also taught music theory from a beginner's standpoint to a college sophom

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dalia
My lesson with Ashley was wonderful. She is very patient and great at explaining things to an adult beginner like me, and clearly very passionate about violin music and teaching. She was very easy to get in touch with after I set up the lessons. Thanks!
Kathleen M.
Ashley was very helpful to me. I was floundering. I am a brand new 'musician', still learning to read music. I would still be working with her, but I had to move suddenly. She was very encouraging and I hope to be able to continue lessons again with someone in my new location.
brooklyn
my grand daughters 1st lesson was great,,ashley took time to tune violin, explained the the whole instrument and how to properly take care of instrument can not wait for my grand daughters next lesson

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The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in North Hollywood is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $140 per hour.
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"Alex is an excellent cello teacher! He is very perceptive and offers solid suggestions to help you improve your technique and grow as a player. Learning a new instrument can be quite stressful, but Alex is a supportive teacher whose friendly smile and casual demeanor will help put you at ease in your studies."
Bren
Took Cello lessons from Alex G.
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"Jessica is very laid back. She makes the students feel comfortable and not awkward. She is open and accepting. She teaches at a very nice pace and knows how to improve students in the areas that they need to succeed. She finds opportunities for students to try to go forward for improvement. Overall, she is a great teacher."
Janejira
Took Cello lessons from Jessica B.
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"In view of the Coronavirus lockdown, we had to resort to the online method of teaching. I believe it has been working fine. Alex is easy to work with, and I'm enjoying learning the cello. Thanks"
Linda
Took Cello lessons from Alex W.
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"I got this as a gift to my wife. She thoroughly enjoyed her lesson. She had an hour lesson, but was enjoying it so much, she did not realize an hour has passed. Thank you to Jessica for being such a great teacher."
Yvonne
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"I met Genevieve after listening to her amazing group, ATLYS, preform with the Holland Americas Cruise Line. I approached her and told her what an inspiration she was to me and found how genuinely kind and willing to help she was. After our vacation, I was able to continue emailing her. She gave the best advice, preparing me for concerts, recommending music, and even helping me with technique from a thousand miles away! Genevieve truly made me feel comfortable and inspired me to pursue cello further."
Sophia
Took Cello lessons from Genevieve T.
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"Jessica has been teaching and challenging my son for a few years now. She works with many other students and it shows! She is a great teacher."
adina
Took Cello lessons from Jessica B.
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"Johanna is very patient and inspiring. She is a dedicated teacher!"
Octavia
Took Cello lessons from Johanna W.
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"Megan is amazing! I was so nervous to start taking lessons, especially online, but she has made the process so easy! She is very patient and adapts well to her students pace. You can tell this is a passion for her, not just a side gig. She is very knowledgeable and wants to help you excel. The online process is also really great, I was nervous about it not being hands on, but it is so convenient and Megan is really good at showing you what you need to do and explaining things. TAKE THE LESSONS, you will LOVE it!"
Kelsie Scott
Took Cello lessons from Megan C.
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"First lesson went great. Brenda started me with the basics and was very patient. Answered all my questions. I feel that I will be off to a good start with Brenda guiding me. PS I’m 53 years old, brand new to cello. I’ve always dreamed of playing.
I used to play French Horn 40 years ago. Bass clef is all new to me."
Ruth Ann
Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"Megan is a very enthusiastic and encouraging teacher. My daughter just loves her lessons."
Brittney
Took Cello lessons from Megan C.
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