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Emily S.

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

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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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Dora P.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $22
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner
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Dora P.

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Hi! Depending on what the student enjoys, we will focus on learning songs from a musical genre (classical, pop, jazz etc). We will also learn music theory, note reading, improvisation, fingering, bow technique and much more. It is very important to me that my students are enjoying what they are learning, so they will be inspired to practice and persevere!

About Dora

Hi! My name is Dora, I am a singer/songwriter, guitar and cello player! I was born and raised in Boston, MA but Los Angeles has been my home for the past six years. I absolutely love teaching, and inspiring my students to experiment with their sound and creativity. My lessons are custom to what the

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Anna C.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, Korean
  • Teaching since 2001
  • 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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Valentina H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 70
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Valentina H.

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Valentina is a cellist with 11 years of experience, currently, she is a professor at music academies; she has participated in national and international orchestras. She was part of the “El Sistema” in Venezuela, where she obtained her knowledge abilities to become the musician she is now. I like to see how my students grow and advance; I get involved in their musical growth, which helps them to develop each of their skills by giving them tools they enjoy to work on while they enjoy it.

About Valentina

Hello! My name is Valentina Hernández; I am a Cello teacher and orchestra player. I studied in the Venezuelan National Youth and Children Symphony Orchestras System "El Sistema”. Vicente Emilio Sojo Conservatory (Barquisimeto), "Simon Bolívar Conservatory" (Caracas). For 11 years I have dedicated

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Estefania
Valentina Is a great teacher, she has helped me grow as a musician. She has taught me lessons and skills that are helpful for me. Her great personality and charisma takes my insecurities away and I feel confident when she teaches me how to play better my cello. I appreciate her as a teacher and her classes are great!
Isabel
Hola, mi sobrina de 12 años tiene una excelente empatía con la Profesora Valentina Hernandez ella ha avanzado y le veo mucho interés en seguir aprendiendo todo lo referente al Cello su maestra siempre está dispuesta para ayudarla, orientarla en sus clases le crea hábito de estudio, si la recomiendo Saludos
Javier
She is a really extraordinary musician. She knows how to make her students to advance quickly and learn deeply. They love the way she teaches. They achieve to master the cello with her techniques
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Christopher B.

109 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Christopher B.

109 Reviews
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I have over 6 years of experience teaching private lessons in addition to teaching seminars on songwriting and music business at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts and SUNY JCC.

I teach both online and in-person lessons at my studio in Nashville and offer 30 and 60 minute lessons.

I have played over 1,000 shows, both solo and as an auxiliary musician for other touring acts. I performed on over 30 albums and have composed for radio, television, and internet video series, including sharing the stage with members of the 10,000 Maniacs. I've been featured in The New York Times, on the CBS Evening News, and on NPR.

While each student is different, I do generally start everyone on either Suzuki or the Essential Elements books.

As one of my old teachers said, “I'm not teaching you how to play cello, I'm teaching you how to teach yourself how to play cello.” This is something I strive for. Students will not only learn technical skills( how to play their instrument, read ...

About Christopher

I have over 6 years of experience teaching private lessons in addition to teaching seminars on songwriting and music business at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts and SUNY JCC. I teach both online and in-person lessons at my studio in Nashville and offer 30 and 60 minute lessons. I have p

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Peter
Chris is great communicator and able to think about my specific needs as a student.
Robert
Great Teacher.......thorough, patient, and good at communicating and demonstrating technique during lesson.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Northridge, CA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Northridge is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $117 per hour.
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$53 average
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"I am an adult contemplating learning cello as a new hobby. Nicholas was very nice and answered all of my questions. I am looking forward to starting regular lessons with Nicholas."
Micah
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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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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"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."
Joshua
Took Cello lessons from Arlette C.
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"Carly is very personable and knowledgeable. From the first lesson she caters the instruction to my needs and interests while building on solid basic techniques and music theory. I’m excited about the goals we’ve set."
Tom
Took Cello lessons from Carly H.
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"We adore him more with every lesson. He is patient and flexible!"
Kiryn
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Kristen is super friendly, easy to understand, and really makes the most of the time you have together!"
JoAnn
Took Cello lessons from Kristen D.
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"Randall makes sure that you don't persist with any bad habits that will prevent you from learning how to play the instrument properly. He also gives you simple analogies why some things need to be done a certain way...and as a side benefit, you will learn about music history as it relates to what you are doing."
gordon
Took Cello lessons from Randall K.
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"Johnny is an excellent, well-rounded teacher. The lesson I took with him was packed full of superb teaching points; such as bowing exercises to help with bowing complexities, helpful fingerings for awkward passages within a composition of music, and terrific rhythmical suggestions to help with complex rhythms in a passage of music. I highly recommend him for any cellist; whether they're first starting out or they are just looking for someone who needs an ear for an audition and needs some advice!"
Keats
Took Cello lessons from Johnny M.
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"Susanna is absolutely the best! I take adult cello lessons from her and I could not be happier. I tried a teacher before her and it wasn't nearly the same- she understands how to teach adults, what our goals are and it's always fun. Susanna is just wonderful!"
Lara
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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"Naomi did a great job allowing our 8 year old daughter to have conversation with her as they introduced each other. Naomi was patient, kind, and yet professional. We are looking forward to more lessons with her."
Joy
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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