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Ray R.

5 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Electronic Production and Design from Berklee College of Music
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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.

Claire R.

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

Hope E.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $59
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 17 Magazine finalist from 17 magazine
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Hope E.

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I am great with beginners. I am very clear how to play, how to practice and I have great techniques to get better faster. I have been teaching for over 20 years.
I perform , write music as well so i am versed in many ways.
I have studied with some of the greatest musicians, and have performed with many different types of artists. I can really help someone who would like to learn the cello. I love to teach and I want to connect to my students and make it is fun as well as give them the proper technique. I am a New England Conservatory Graduate as well as a Fulbright Scholar.

About Hope

I have been performing the cello since I was 7 years old. I have had some of the best teachers and I am happy to pass along the great lineage of cello playing. From the Janos Starker school, I studied with Nella Hunkins, Allan Harris, Ron Leaonard as well as David Wells, Irene Sharp, and Ralph Kir

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Maria H.

30 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Maste in cello performance from Sacramento State University of California
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Maria H.

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I've been teaching cello for 30 years and my students have gone on to play with different ensembles like symphony orchestras. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play simple songs by reading and by ear and as time goes on you'll be able to play more complex repertoire. I specialize in classical, style but I can teach you different kinds of styles, typically use Kummer method and Suzuki repertoire but I use a variety of method and books. I have the following tools available for your lessons: cello, computer program, sound system, Tuner and Metronome . I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Maria

With more than 30 years of teaching experience for the cello, I have taught students of all ages, throughout California and overseas. I earned a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree in Cello Performance and am currently the Principal cellist for the Camellia Symphony, California. In addition, I

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Naomi R.

67 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Naomi R.

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Experienced teacher of 4 years with a specialization in beginning/intermediate cello students. Lessons will cater to the needs of each individual student with a focus on a strong technical foundation. As a teacher, I concentrate on engaging students in their learning and aspire to inspire students to discover the joys and benefits of learning music. Not only will students learn to play the cello but they will have instruction in note reading, music theory and ear training. I believe that music should be enjoyable for students and strive to make meaningful connections with my students, positively influencing their musical lives.

About Naomi

I am a performer and teacher, specializing in cello and English as a Second Language. I graduated with a bachelor and master degree in music performance (cello) from Ball State University (Indiana). While a student, I had a multitude of teaching experiences ranging from music theory, music history,

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Cindy T.
Naomi is patient and very knowledgeable about music theory and the cello. I have had 2 prior online cello teachers from another organization, and I did not learn about weight of the bow on strings, bow speed, and much more until I have had Naomi as a teacher.
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Naomi is so knowledgeable and fantastic! Love my lessons with her!
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Michael B.

40 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Michael B.

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Fun and easy to learn cello lessons!

About Michael

New York City based cellist, Michael, has gained popularity for his performances from coast to coast in the United States and overseas. One of his memorable accomplishments include being a winner in the Lowe’s Has Talent competition in February 2018. Michael was selected as one of thirteen perfor

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Eugene
When the sorrows of your heart overwhelms you, there isn’t a better way to receive healing than music! Thank you Michael for your piece!
Amanda
Michael Bent is a great musician overall! He is very patient and always willing to help you in any weakness you struggle with as a musician! I am proud to say we are graduated from the music school of Nyack College!
Cliff
I am Cliff Smith, conductor and Professor of Music. I’ve had the esteemed pleasure of hiring Michael Bent to play Cello in many different settings. He has proved himself to be an excellent musician. He is very well organized, punctual, and has great musicality. As one of his professors, he practices consistently and is always well prepared. I have watched him teach other students who were beginners and intermediate level players. He was a great example for his students and he was excellent helping his students take their musicianship to the next level

I give Michael Bent my highest recommendation.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Pacific Palisades, CA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Pacific Palisades is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $140 per hour.
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$54 average
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"It's great to find a local cello teacher for my son. Easy to schedule, easy to work with!"
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Took Cello lessons from Jonathan T.
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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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"I am coming to the cello as a brand new beginner. I have play around with some fretted instruments, ukulele, banjo, etc. But Irina was super at getting me relaxed, focused on basics and encouraging me with small, but important mechanics and technical details. I have taken other music lessons like sax, so could compare. I totally enjoyed the start of my cello training.
Oh, btw, I'm retired and over 65!!!"
Paul
Took Cello lessons from Irina D.
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"Lenna is awesome!!!! I am the most beginner of beginners......never picked up a cello, never knew how to hold a bow or rosin it or even TUNE the cello! She was SOOOOO patient and kind. I am looking forward to every lesson, and added 2 additional lessons every month, so now I have weekly lessons!! I am thrilled! SO glad to have found her!!!"
Mary M
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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"Geoff is a very well rounded teacher with much experience in all areas of his feild. He is great at explaining exactly what he means, and exactly what you as a player must do to create the sound he is looking for. He is not only a phenominal musician, but also an outstanding teacher, who pushes his stufents to do better."
Kelly
Took Cello lessons from Geoff B.
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"Goes the extra mile, and helps with all your weaknesses! Looking forward to my next lesson!"
Jose
Took Cello lessons from Mark L.
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"Jessica is an amazing cellist and teacher. I’m an adult who started with her from the very very beginning...and am so thrilled with my progress over the past few years. She is very patient and makes learning the cello a lot of fun. Thank you 😊"
Maggie
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Christopher is very knowledgeable and has a great personality which makes learning a lot easier."
Nate
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Mrs. Strange is the best teacher I have ever had. She is always well prepared going into every lesson. The lessons are clear, concise, and constructive. She does her best to adjust her teaching style to you for the best progress possible. Mrs. Strange gets to know you and cares for every student equally. She does not view you as another student because every student is important to her. You can go to her for any problems you are having with technique, tone quality, sound projection, or any other problem you may have as a student and she will work through the problems with you until you feel comfortable enough to move on to other troubles you are having. Every lesson with Mrs. Strange has a reason, you will never waste time or money with her as a teacher because she can help you achieve new heights as a musician and then surpass them. She taught me everything I needed to know in order to make it into a university for music performance and she still helps me to this day when I am struggling. I recommend her as a teacher to anyone who wants to become a better musician."
John
Took Cello lessons from Theresa S.
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"Rob is a great teacher. I hired him to help me play a song at a friend's wedding, having not played cello in years. He had some really helpful tricks up his sleeve to help reinforce the things we went over in each lesson, like bow technique and posture.
Rob was also very flexible in terms of what we focused on at each lesson. Working with him, it's easy to tell that cello and teaching are both passions of his."
Lily
Took Cello lessons from Robert M.
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