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Maria H.

30 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Maste in cello performance from Sacramento State University of California
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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!

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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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JoAnn R.

46 Reviews
Carmichael, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English - spoken; German, French, Italian and Spanish - sung
  • Bachelor of Arts Music from California State University, Los Angeles
  • Teaches students 9 to 80
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JoAnn R.

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I love sharing my passion for music with all of my students - ages 5 through 72.

You can always recognize a skilled cellist. The music sounds smooth and graceful, the tone quality is lovely. Unskilled cellists just don’t sound the same. What’s the difference? Skill of course. The skill to play a very large instrument with relaxed hands and arms by using your core muscles to transfer your body weight through your arms and hands into the cello. Not every cello teacher knows how to teach that.

I believe that my unique combined musical and medical background makes me a better cello teacher. In addition to my graduate and undergraduate musical training and extensive musical experience, My knowledge of human anatomy and mechanics of how the body works can help you develop habits that will lead to the beautiful singing tone that’s makes the cello a favorite.

We will then build on those habits to develop good intonation, a lovely vibrato and a variety of bowing techniques ...

About JoAnn

Your lessons are designed to help you develop the skills and confidence you need to successfully perform in public. I work hard to prepare your lessons and I ask my students to invest daily time working on skills studied at their lessons. Performing music requires the patient integration of mult

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Larry
I received about 10 lessons from JoAnn and feel very good with the results. I started playing guitar and singing in a small band and knew that I needed help. Joann educated me with many warm up lessons, a good start on reading music, and numerous exercises towards reaching pitch that will also save my vocal chords from harm. It's up to me to practice and use the available tools that JoAnn has introduced me to while I take a break from lessons while traveling. JoAnn is a professional singing teacher.
Abigail
She is great! My daughter really enjoys her lessons and we appreciate how thorough JoAnn is.
Angelica
JoAnn is a very patient and kind teacher. In the last few lessons I've had, she has taught me more than Ive learned with my previous teacher of 8 years. She is very understanding and teaches her students everything we need to know to be a good vocalist. I would highly recommend her.
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Anna S.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Fellowship to the Aspen Music Festival and School from University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Graduate Performance Diploma from The Boston Conservatory
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Anna S.

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I teach beginners from scratch through cellists at the top of the field. I've trained more than 60 cellists, including children as small as three and a half years old, autistic children, beginning adolescents, cello "converts" from other instruments, blind students, adult beginners, conservatory-bound teens, and professional symphony players.
All the time I hear "I can't start, I'm too old", "I am not musically inclined", or "I am not talented"- all from people that never held an instrument in their lives. That is self-deprecating talk, and it is absolutely false. Everything a performer does was learned at some point. Absolutely everything. Any person has the potential to learn how to play incredibly well. It does not take a "gift" or "talent". It takes the initiative to try.

About Anna

I have a passion for training cellists to a high level of musicianship. I have mentored cellists from the first lesson through professional symphony auditions. I am certified with the Suzuki Association of the Americas and know the Suzuki Method intimately through growing up with the method myself

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Bob G.
Anna is very good snd very patient
Aaron F.
Anna is an extremely talented cellist. She plays with virtuosic technique, and she has great musical instincts. She has experience working with students from many backgrounds. She is patient, flexible, and energetic, and though I know her in a professional context, from what I've heard these traits certainly carry over into her teaching.
Angie
Wonderful teacher! She explains techniques in a way that is readily understood. I had previously struggled with certain learning curves where I'd hit a wall, and she helped me through them. She teaches with joy and passion!

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Valentina H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Español, English
  • Cello Performance from Conservatory of Music "Vicente Emilio Sojo"
  • 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

David F.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David F.

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I am an experienced teacher of Cello and Piano of 6 specializing in classical music. I strive to create an environment focused on student exploration, encouraging my students to develop the tools they need to improve their technique. Lesson curriculum is always catered to your interests with an eye toward what YOU want to get out of lessons. Even if you want to play a different style of music this is a great place to start and build your technique!

About David

David Fenwick has played cello since age 4 and piano since age 7. He holds a B.M. in cello performance and composition from Ithaca College, as well as a Masters in cello performance from Boston University. Currently earning a Performance Studies Certificate in Contemporary Classical Music from Bost

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Laura C.

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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Dolan Prize from Columbia University
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Laura C.

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I emphasize a physically relaxed and technically accurate approach to cello playing so that students are free to create music without limitations or physical discomfort.
Though playing an instrument takes hard work, it should be a fun and enjoyable experience too! We will work together to ensure that you are learning pieces that interest you and inspire you to reach the next level. By the end of each lesson you will know what to work on for the week and exactly how to practice in order to achieve the most effective results.

Students will learn the fundamentals of music theory and history while focusing on improving their technical facility on the cello. Students also work towards building their comfort with the instrument by practicing increasingly complex exercises and repertoire.

Lessons will be highly interactive and geared towards your personal goals as an aspiring cellist.

About Laura

*** About Me *** I am a classically trained cellist in NYC. I have a master's degree in cello performance from a top NYC conservatory and I am a registered Suzuki teacher for books 1-10. In addition to performing music, I love to teach cello lessons to aspiring musicians of all ages! My musical as

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Deno
Laura is a wonderful cello teacher. Our daughter (10 y.o.) has been playing cello for 2 years. We just moved to NYC and needed a cello teacher. We found Laura and our daughter just had her first lesson with Laura. They reviewed skills, practiced pieces, ear training and Laura provided appropriate level workbooks at the end for home practice. Our daughter said "I can't wait to work with Laura again next week." Proof enough for us.
Amy
Laura is a great cello teacher! She is experienced, knowledgable, and has an amazing positive energy in our lessons. Her expectations are high yet realistic, and I very much enjoying learning the cello with her. I highly recommend Laura as a teacher!
Belinda
It was really good professional work
My daughter is happy because its higher level than regular school teaching

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Rancho Cordova, CA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Rancho Cordova 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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"Great experience. As a senior just beginning to play an instrument, Angela is patient and a good instructor."
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Took Cello lessons from Angela C.
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"Wonderful teacher! She was the first private instructor to really understand the way my son learns, and taught him appropriately. He made so much progress under her tutelage. We highly recommend her!"
Jennifer
Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"As a 40 year old beginner I was a little nervous about the whole online experience as well as starting a new instrument. Victor makes the online teaching experience seamless. Victor is calm, thoughtful and patient. He always finds a way to explain something in a way that relates to me specifically. To do this someone must be able to listen as well as teach. This is quality I have not found in all of my teachers/instructors/coaches throught the years. Victor is also easily the most flexible of any teacher I have had. He always finds a way to accommodate my schedule and works around any issues that arise. I have really enjoyed my learning experience thus far and look forward to each lesson. I would not hesitate to recommend Victor to anyone looking to learn the cello."
Peter Ruland
Took Cello lessons from Victor M.
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"Hrant is very patient and believes in building a strong basic foundation prior to proceeding."
Ryan
Took Cello lessons from Hrant P.
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"Susanna is funny and patient. If you get something wrong she encourages you really well."
Elsa
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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"Helen is an engaging and inspiring teacher. I recommend her highly!"
Shaniya
Took Cello lessons from Helen N.
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"Jessica is wonderful! I began studying the cello as a quite older student - in my 50s - and have had a few teachers over these last 15 years. When teaching an adult student, the teacher has to understand that our lives, schedules and demands are quite different that those of a young person. Jessica's patience, persistence and genuine good humor in the face of my busy life is beyond admirable. Even though I am quite challenged in finding practice time, she "puts up" with me and my showing up to lessons with minimal preparation. I've accepted that I'm never going to be the great cellist of my dreams, but Jessica is facilitating my learning to enjoy playing this wonderful instrument that I've had a deep love affair with for many years. I can't thank her enough."
Tova
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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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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"Excellent teacher super dedicated and lot of knowledge and experience and fenomenal with the kids -"
Fernanda
Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
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"Omar was kind with my never had a lesson status said we should get started and had me making some nice sounds with the cello in no time at all"
Thomas
Took Cello lessons from Omar G.
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