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Omar G.

29 Reviews
Riverside, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • A.A. in music from Orange Coast College
  • Teaching since 1999
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Omar G.

29 Reviews
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I've been teaching music for 15 yrs on guitar, piano, bass, cello and bass. My students have ranged from from 5yrs to 75yrs of age. I have seen many student go on to join orchestras, bands, broadway shows or simply continued their education to a university or college. Being able to read music profeciently has given me the opportunity to teach off many method books but like to use Alfred Method, Mel Bay and Frederick Noad Method books. I teach many styles ranging from classical, jazz & blues, rock, contemporary and pop. I do stress and recommend all my students to learn how to read music and usually by our second or third lesson they will playing simple songs. I am here to help you make music!

About Omar

Knowing that you are looking for a instructor to teach you music puts a smile on my face. You see, music has been a part of my life since the age of 3. Some of my first memories are of me accompanying my father at home with his rehearsals or just singing together to have fun as a family. I believe

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David N.
A great first lesson experience with Omar. Went through thr basics quickly and jumped right into learning how to play guitar and read music. Looking forward to more lessons.
Wayne
Omar is very relaxed and patient, which makes for a constructive environment. And he's obviously very knowledgable on the guitar.
Evan
My son had his first cello lesson today with Omar and really enjoyed it. Omar was friendly and knowledgeable. Looking forward to his next lesson.
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Megan S.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts, Clarinet Performance from University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Teaching since 2009
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Megan S.

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I have been studding strings from age 8, starting on violin. I switched over to cello when I turned 13 and received scholarships to potentially attend the University of Pacific in Stockton, CA. I instead studied cello at the University of California, Santa Barbara where I had the opportunity to perform in the university's symphonic orchestra and teach private lessons to college students as well. I have experience teaching from the Suzuki method, but consider myself to be a flexible educator and teach many methods according to the needs of the student.

About Megan

Hello! Thank you for stopping by and viewing my profile. I currently live in Colorado Springs, CO and I am pursuing my Masters of Music degree in clarinet performance from The University of Denver. I hold a teaching credential in music from The California State University, Sacramento, and a BA in M

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Gerardo B.
She explained concepts really well and gave me some helpful strategies for practice. Thank you!
Abigail C.
My Daughter loved and was immediately comfortable with Megan. Megan learned about my daughters history with music and the cello and picked up where she was ready to learn. I couldn't have found a better match for my daughter!
Clare
Very patient, encouraging, and positive. Keeps things moving along and looks for ways for the student to progress.
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Makala W.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese
  • Bachelor of Music Degree from Cornish College of the Arts
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Makala W.

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The main thing that I like to remind students of, when they take lessons with me, is that music is FUN! A lot of hard work goes into it, but the end result is always rewarding! I am a pretty laid back teacher, yet I still work to inspire my students to try their hardest and to be the best that they can be at what they do. It is very important to me that my students get their musical wants AND needs fulfilled.

For cello, I take the standard approach; getting to know the instrument and assigning various exercises so that the student will gain technical fluency, and building repertoire. Although I am not a certified Suzuki teacher, I do use some of their methods, since I, myself was a Suzuki student. I like teaching the student memorization of pieces, so that they can focus on technique and expression within a given piece.

In my cello lessons we will work on a variety of topics, including:

-Gaining a feel and command for your own instrument.

-Finding your SOUND: Helping you ...

About Makala

I have loved music as long as I can remember. I know its cliche© to say so, but it's true! :) For me, having parents of different ethnicity and siblings that were much older than me, I was heavily impacted by the wide variety of music to which my family members listened. The force of this crayon

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Myriam L.
Excellent teacher and flexible related to schedule so I can take classes and work normally! Full of knowledge. Awesome class👍
Ophelia C.
My daughter LOVED her first lesson! She was smiling from ear to ear following her lesson and was excited to share what she learned. Makala provided tips to support at home practice. I am happy to have found such a wonderful teacher to introduce piano to my daughter.

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Rene T.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner
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Rene T.

36 Reviews
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Introduction to cello and bow technique

About Rene

Knowing at the age of 5 that music was my life, by being brought up surrounded by praise music and gospel, my early exposure to music helped me to find every Instrument and style just my thing! I wanted to play everything and learn all aspects of music. I started with singing in the children's choi

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George
My 17 year old Son loves Rene as a teacher!
Jacob
Amazing instructor!!! Taught me the basics and gave me some good homework!!!

Overall I would recommend Rene to anyone!!!
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Christopher G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Bachelors Degree in Music education from Crane School of Music (SUNY Potsdam)
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Christopher G.

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As a New York State Public School Music teacher with over 21 years of experience, I have taught hundreds of students how to play the Cello. My students have been highly successful and accepted into county and state-wide music Festivals.

About Christopher

I am a New York State Certified Public School Music teacher with over 21 years of experience. I pride myself on teaching with compassion, humor and making learning fun. My students become part of my family. I also know how to prepare you for any musical adventure you want. You want to prepare for a

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Stu
Worked with my daughter and she really enjoyed the lesson. She asked me if she could continue to take lessons with Christopher. He seemed to be able to easily have her gain confidence.
Jim
He is an amazing teacher. He helped me tremendously with my embouchure issues and my sound. His friendly style and energy really motivated me to practice more. Can't wait to get back to school and audition for first chair in band.
Ann
Mr. Greer was a patient teacher who motivated my son to practice his instrument. He was enthusiastic and very knowledgable. He was reliable and on-time.
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Michelle T.

127 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Associates of Fine Arts from Georgia Highlands
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michelle T.

127 Reviews
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I love teaching strings. Cello was my first instrument. I focus heavily on bow technique. I have gotten students into youth orchestras and passed college auditions. I like to use the Essential Elements and Suzuki books.
I also offer online group lessons at a highly discounted price. I suggest that all my students join. This is a great option for kids while class is out.

About Michelle

Violin Viola Cello Double Bass ONLINE for over 2 years now! Great for military and homeschool families- ADULTS & KIDS $15 for a full week of group practice Monday - Friday, online group orchestra ...... Click accompaniment as the subject pick anytime. The group joins at 8 pm eastern Mon-Fri.

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Larry N.
Michelle is a great instructor! I was apprehensive about online lessons, but my experience has been awesome. That experience is due in large part to Michelle.
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Stephanie
Excellent, friendly teacher. My son has learned do much

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Riverside, CA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Riverside is $73. 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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"My grandson son says Chris has a great attitude and flair and is really looking forward to his next lesson! I think they hit it off well with a great student/teacher communication
Thank you Chris! Jordan says see you at the next lesson!!!"
Jordan
Took Cello lessons from Christopher 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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"It's such a great Cello Lesson! Meixu was very nice. She designed a very suitable lesson for me since this was my first Cello lesson. It's a good experience I will definitely keep learning Cello with her."
Michelle
Took Cello lessons from Meixu L.
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"Nicholas has been a great guide to my revisiting the cello. It had been almost 30 years since my last lesson, and he has reminded and coached many skills I had forgotten, and has taught me new ways thinking and playing."
Kat
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Christopher is an excellent teacher! Very knowledgeable, insightful, helpful and enthusiastic about teaching and learning."
Carolyn
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Angela is amazing! She is very patient, flexible and pushes you to excel beyond expectations. I am so excited to take cello lessons from such a talented, intelligent, honest and fun music instructor!

I really appreciate Angela!"
Adriene
Took Cello lessons from Angela C.
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"Jessica has been working with my son for several years. She is an excellent teacher and a joy to work with. Jessica is always understanding and helpful with scheduling or technical issues. And she has helped my son expand his knowledge and appreciation for music, music theory, self discipline and perseverance. She regularly checks in with me to discuss next steps and areas of study. I consider Jessica a partner in my son's education and value the work she does."
Melanie
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Still the best instructor ever!!!!!
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Laura
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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"Amazing energy, highly professional, and fun to work with!"
Noelle
Took Cello lessons from Chandrika P.
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"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!"
Courtney
Took Cello lessons from Rhody A.
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