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Jessica G.

66 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English
  • Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance from Cole Conservatory of Music at CSULB
  • Awarded Outstanding String Player from California State University Long Beach Strings Department
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Jessica G.

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Getting a solid foundation in technique is imperative for anyone wanting to learn the cello, no matter if the desire is to play for fun or to eventually join an orchestra. That is why I make it my goal as a teacher to establish the correct ways to have: good tone, proper posture, flexible bow hold, loose vibrato, and pain-free playing. All of my students that have graduated to university-level teachers have reported back that the teacher was happy with their foundation and they were not required to "move back" steps in order to gain additional technique.
I generally use the Suzuki and ABC books to get students started(which employ mainly classical pieces and folk songs), but I am always open to other genres that the student is interested in. If there is a specific piece a student would like to play, we'll go over what technique is required to get there and use alternate pieces and exercises to finally reach that goal.

About Jessica

I have 20 years of playing experience along with a Bachelor's degree in Cello Performance. I was the section leader of my university's orchestra as well as a full-scholarship member of the university quartet. As a professional gigging musician, I have played with Il Divo, Mario Winans, La Jolla Sy

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Jessica is a very nice instructor.
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Karen D.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches Beginner
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Karen D.

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Cello:
A bowed or plucked string instrument with four strings tuned in perfect fifths. The strings from low to high are generally tuned to C2, G2, D3 and A3, an octave lower than the viola. It is a member of the violin family of musical instruments, which also includes the violin and viola and the double bass. The cello is used as a solo musical instrument, as well as in chamber music ensembles (e.g., string quartet), string orchestras, as a member of the string section of symphony orchestras, and some types of rock bands. It is the second-largest and second lowest (in pitch) bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra, the double bass being the largest and having the lowest (deepest) pitch. My lessons always start out with the basics! We start out by learning notes by plucking the strings and then the bow is soon incorporated. The goal is to eventually learn all the notes on the fretboard and also learning how to read and play chords. As the student progresses ...

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
Aidan V.
Karen was great!
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Cameron K.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 4 to 65
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Cameron K.

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Private cello performance lessons.

About Cameron

Music teacher specializing in string instruments. As a music teacher, my goal is to give my students fun and productive lessons. I teach my students all the essential technical and musical principles which help them to succeed at reaching their goals and avoid developing harmful habits along the way

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Braeden S.
Cameron has been patient and encouraging. He has given a lot of helpful tips to improve playing and seem to be working!
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Laura K.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • B.S. Music Education / B.A. Music Performance from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Laura K.

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My goals for my cello and piano students include the development of effective technique and musicality, as well as focusing on the profound beauty that humans can create and celebrate. Growth, both musical and personal, happens within a positive learning environment and with constructive feedback, in small moments and in large, and with successes and failures. Effective music education happens in an environment of mutual respect and connection. While it goes without saying that learning an instrument should be enjoyable, it is also hard work that is immensely rewarding. To learn anything is to be vulnerable and open to criticism, feedback, and new ideas. This can only happen in a space where feedback is honest, kind, and engaged. Physically healthy playing technique is imperative to the improvement of one’s playing, as well as continuing to play for a long time without damage to the body. It is my mission to help my students develop and maintain healthy habits so they avoid long-term ...

About Laura

Hi there! I studied B.S. Music Education and B.A. Music Performance at Kutztown, studying cello with Dr. Marie-Aline Cadieux. I also served as the Vice President of the Kutztown University Chamber Players from 2019-2021 and as the Vice President of the KU Orchestra from 2018-2020. I performed with

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She was GREAT! Super knowledgeable and versatile teacher. 10/10. Your students will love her!
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Isaac B.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 1909 Ludwig Heinel Cello from Carlsen Cello Foundation
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Isaac B.

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I just received my Bachelors in Cello Performance from the Eastman School of Music, and will be pursuing my Masters at the New England Conservatory in the fall. I've been playing cello for over 10 years and have been doing student teaching for about 5 years. I focus on building up great technique in my students, but more importantly, I want to help my students feel more connected to the music they play, and ultimately use their technique to express themselves. The best teachers, for me, don't just teach you how to play the notes, but also how to find your own meaning in the music that you play- no matter the difficulty level of the piece you're playing!

I use the Suzuki method for most beginner/intermediate students, but I'm also sensitive to what the student wants. I'm a firm believer that the student should always enjoy what they are practicing! I want to build up healthy, solid technique in my students, but I encourage my students to find pieces they themselves are interested ...

About Isaac

Hello, my name is Isaac! I am a first-year Master's student at the New England Conservatory and I am based in the Boston area. I have been playing the cello for over 11 years and just graduated from the Eastman School of Music with my Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance. My aim is to provide valu

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Miles L.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 24; Female: 4 to 24
  • Teaching since 2017
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Miles L.

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I am a professional performing artist and educator who believes that anyone can learn the cello. Through discipline and determination, anything is possible. As my students progress, the more they enjoy playing the cello and making music. Not all students are alike, and I adapt my teaching to address

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Marsha
I have witnessed first hand Miles’s excellent teaching.

His cello students progress quickly and are able to understand concepts easily with his assistance

Also it is apparent Miles enjoys teaching them and the students respond enthusiastically to his positive support

I would highly recommend him!!

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in San Gabriel, CA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in San Gabriel is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $140 per hour.
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"Carrie is great. Enthusiastic, caring and skilled instructor."
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Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Megan is patient and encouraging. Taking up cello after over 20 years was daunting, but she has put me at ease."
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Took Cello lessons from Megan C.
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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."
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Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Great start to my daughter's new instrument!"
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Took Cello lessons from Erin C.
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"Sophie is awesome!! I have improved so much learning with her, she’s so thoughtful and patient and knowledgeable. Best cello teacher I’ve ever met !"
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Took Cello lessons from Sophie Y.
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"I was very pleased with my first lesson with Nader. He is very kind and patient. We covered some basic points with what we'll be covering for my lessons with the cello. His instructions and explanations of technique is very clear I feel my lessons with him will be very beneficial and enjoyable."
Kira
Took Cello lessons from Nader T.
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"Bijan is an excellent teacher. He is truly a professional; very knowledgeable and attentive. He is also patient with the young ones. I highly recommend him!"
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Took Cello lessons from Bijan Z.
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"Very professional! Very Kind! Supportive with your learning. She builds a relationship with you. Completely recommend !"
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Took Cello lessons from JoAnn R.
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