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Clark E.

4 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Clark E.

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Let’s make music! Over 10 years teaching experience in many genres. From the first lesson, my focus is musicality and expression. I teach using technique and repertoire in a way to help my students gain the skills to fully express themselves in music. I have the ability to teach both the traditional path of classical training as well as a customizable program to meet the needs and requests of a diverse musical society. Whether your goals are performance, theory knowledge, or composition, I look forward to helping you achieve them!

About Clark

I am a current graduate student at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where I am pursuing two independent degrees in Cello Performance and in Music Composition. My Bachelor’s Degree is in Cello Performance, and I have travelled the world with my cello. I have studied and performed across the

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Abby
Clark is the best teacher I have ever had! He’s so patient with me and has made the transition from in person to online lessons so easy. I would highly recommend him for any of your music needs. He is very knowledgeable about all of the subjects he teaches and he is able to explain everything in many ways so that I can understand. You can’t find a better teacher.
Hannah
Wow! I have never enjoyed playing the piano more than I have taking lessons from Clark. He has helped me a lot with the technical aspects of playing but has always helped me to understand how an emotional connection to the music is important as well. I’ve improved by 3 books within a short time period because of his patience. He also takes notes during our lessons and sends me a copy of them so that I can review while I practice. I have recommended his teaching to several of my friends and he is going to start teaching my nephew soon. Great teacher! And makes learning an instrument a great experience!
Juliet
My kids have been taking from C. Evans for almost three years. Not only has their musicianship improved, so has their confidence! He has been able to directly improve my kid’s musical experiences and helped them with auditions for school amongst other things. He encourages them while providing high class teaching. My kid’s never leave their lessons discouraged or bored but always ready to learn more music and excited for the next lesson. He is very communicative and will always work with your schedule and inevitable conflicts. I HIGHLY recommend him for piano/cello/music theory lessons.

chloe M.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks italian, English, french
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Master Degree - Cello Performance from Mcgill University
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chloe M.

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Hello !

I am a french cellist, master graduated in cello performance from Mcgill University and currently pursuing a chamber music diploma at San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
I am qualified, adaptable, and professional. I have been teaching for the past 10 years from beginners to intermediate, kids to elders.
You would need to have your own cello for lessons, many stores in SF rent cellos monthly.
Lessons can be in french or english.
Don't hesitate to contact me for more information !
I'm looking forward to meet you,

Chloé

About chloe

I started playing cello at the age of 6 in Lyon, France. When I finished the conservatory, at 19, I left for Montreal to study at the Schulich school of music, Mcgill University. I got my Bachelor and Master degree there, with a full scholarship and "outstanding achievement in Cello Performance ".

Alex W.

5 Reviews
Berkeley, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's in Music, Cello Performance from Sacramento State University
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Alex W.

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I am a cello teacher and performer with 10 years of teaching experience. This is what I do full time, and I love it! I enjoy working with children, adults, and groups of all ages and levels of experience.

I am a classically trained cellist and received my Bachelor's in Music, Cello Performance from Sacramento State University, and my Master's in Music, Cello Performance from Florida State University.

I play in weddings, living rooms, fancy events, and various orchestras. I've held section and principal roles in the Tallahassee Symphony, Townsend Opera, Pacific Chamber Orchestra, and North State Symphony.

Reach out if you are interested in beginning or continuing your studies in cello!

About Alex

I am a cello performer and teacher based in the Bay Area. This is what I do full-time, and I love it! I received my Master's in Music, Cello Performance from Florida State University, and my Bachelor's in Music, Cello Performance from Sacramento State University. I have been teaching students o

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Linda K.
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
Tuala G.
Great information and lesson!
Mattia
Alex was very professional and connected very well with my 9 years old.

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Laura C.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Awarded Dolan Prize from Columbia University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Michael B.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2017
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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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Alyson
Michael is super personable and a patient teacher. It was an honor to learn from him.
Odayne
Mike is diligent and extremely knowledgeable about music skills and craft. He’s an excellent performer and very patient.
Latoya
Michael is great instructor, he has a lot of patience with me.
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Robert M.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Robert M.

9 Reviews
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Our cello lessons cover an array of topics from technique to musicality along with establishing the important connections of mind and body to achieve healthy and sustainable cello playing! I approach every student differently and try my utmost best to cater to every student's need. I have years of experience teaching pre-school age cellists to adults! I look forward to helping anyone achieve music and cello goals!

About Robert

Welcome! My name is Rob and I am professional cellist, string music educator and conductor in the DC Area. I've been playing cello for over 20 years and I have taught various age groups in public school and private studio settings for almost 10 years in Indiana, Philadelphia and Washington DC areas

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Antonio
Rob is a terrific teacher. He covers the fundamentals which my son really needed even though he'd been playing for several years before he started with Rob. Highly recommend.
Rebeca O.
AMAZING TEACHER! VERY CALM PERSON , WITH CLEAR EXPLICATIONS AND SUPER KIND!
is easy to see how the special is, and he did that a very dificult experience (like the 1st day lesson in Chelo is) , like if were something easy to learn!

Thanks Robert!!!
Jeb C.
He is an awesome tutor, and I learn a lot from this lesson. Unlike my previous tutor, he uses his cello to demonstrate things. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who wants to improve at playing the cello.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in San Francisco 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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$43 average
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$58 average
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$72 average

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"I have studied with Dr. Brenda Leonard for the duration of my college career, and recently performed my senior recital as a Music Education major. Dr. Leonard is not only one of the most accomplished performers I have known personally, but is a truly superb educator. She holds her students to an appropriate standard of excellence in their playing and gives them the support to attain it, adjusting her teaching style based on the needs of each student. Furthermore, she blends down-to-earth practicality with artistry better than anyone I know. Dr. Leonard not only teaches the cello excellently, but invests in her students' lives personally. It has truly been a pleasure studying with her as a mentor."
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Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"Rebecca is patient, kind and positive. She is very encouraging. Makes it fun!"
Joe
Took Cello lessons from Rebecca K.
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"Great instructor and teaching method. Gave my 11 year old lots of confidence."
Sofia
Took Cello lessons from Kelvin L.
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"I had my first lesson this past weekend. I was pretty nervous but Theresa made me feel at ease with just holding my cello!! She is very very knowledgeable! I am fired up about doing my homework and ultimately our next lesson!!"
Adonis
Took Cello lessons from Theresa S.
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"My first lesson went incredibly well! Chandrika was well-prepared, organized, and knowledgeable. She gave me great tips and assignments to practice at home before our next lesson. I would definitely recommend her."
Logan
Took Cello lessons from Chandrika P.
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"Excellent first class."
Patrick
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Amazing teacher and so nice! :)"
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Took Cello lessons from Arlette C.
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"This was our first lesson with Hallie. But she was very engaging, encouraging and asked all the questions that I could possibly hope a teacher/tutor would ask to get an idea of where the student is to make an action plan.
My Son has much more confidence that he can achieve his goals with her help! ~Thank you!"
Wesley
Took Cello lessons from Hallie C.
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"Jerry is an awesome teacher! Very patient and interacts so well with my 11 year old daughter. So knowledgeable on music. Would highly reccomend!"
Ryan
Took Cello lessons from Jerry M.
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"Excellent and very productive!"
Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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