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Linda C.

22 Reviews
Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • BA in Music + Teaching credential from Humboldt State University
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Linda C.

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I've been teaching beginning cello for over 30 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play pizzicato and learn how to hold the bow. As time goes on you'll be able to read music and play simple songs. Any beginning cello book will get us started. In addition to your cello and book, you will also need rosin. As you progress, a tuner and a metronome may be helpful. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Linda

I have been a public school music teacher for 30+ years. I am an optimistic, enthusiastic person, who will help you learn music reading in addition to music playing. I started on piano as a young child, and studied clarinet from elementary school through college, where I focused on french horn. I h

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Steven
My son has loved taking lessons with Linda. She is setting just the right pace with him. She is flexible given his strengths and weaknesses. He was genuinely disappointed when I told him he couldn't go to lessons this week because of a family commitment. Can't recommend highly enough!
Janet P.
very comfortable and satisfying first lesson.
JoAnn C.
Linda was great! As an adult beginner with the cello she made the lesson enjoyable and easy to follow. She adjusted quickly for where I knew a little and where I knew nothing. Highly recommend her!

Byron H.

4 Reviews
Hayward, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks english
  • Music Performance from Florida Southern College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Byron H.

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I've been teaching cello for 10 years and my students have gone on to participate in All-State orchestra, and play in professional orchestras. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to produce sound and play simple songs and as time goes on you'll be able to read music fluently and perform with ease. I specialize in Classical, and typically use Suzuki and Klengal scale books. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Byron

I love music. I love it so much that I have made it my career. I have been playing the cello for over 20 years and have studied in universities since 2002. In that time, I have worked extensively with great artists such as, Rhonda Rider, Joel Krosnick, Andy Mark, Nicholas Tzavares, and Mark Steinbe

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James D.
I'm an adult and I've been working with Byron for 5 months now. We've worked in person and now through video during quarantine. It's been a great experience and I would surely recommend him!

I had no experience with string instruments and feel I'm on my way to playing the cello competently. Byron keeps things fun and moving along at a good pace. He's especially good at diagnosing the cause of any difficulties I'm having.
Sheila
Excellent for someone new to the instrument.
Conor Burnett
Honestly could not ask for a better teacher. I was struggling to find a teacher in the area and boy did I pretty much hit the jackpot. Great teacher, super intelligent and understanding. I am a beginner but would highly recommend him to anyone. Not only does Byron play beautifully but he knows exactly what and how to teach you. Im always excited for my next lesson, so you should contact him and set one up too!
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Jessica H.

10 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English/ Chinese
  • Awarded Baroque concerto competition winner from San Francisco conservatory of music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jessica H.

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Hi this is Jessica. I am a experienced cello teacher and performer who teaches all ages and all levels of students.
I have a strong classical trained background and performance experiences . I am looking forward to hear from you .

I love teaching students of all ages and abilities , after teaching many years I understand all of my student are unique and different . I make sure to create individual lesson plans and teaching methods for each of my student. Whether you are new to cello , or you had already built up certain foundation. I am looking forward to work with you and hear from you !

About Jessica

I am currently only accepting students who are willing to take lessons weekly. Hi. This is Jessica H. Currently I just graduated from San Francisco conservatory of music with Masters degree. I am a very patient person who has huge passion about working with kids.I have been teaching piano over 1

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Pat J.
Jessica is a professional. Her studio is set up to accommodate a student in maximum privacy and comfort. She Is a lovely young woman who obviously enjoys her craft and is skilled at teaching in a compassionate way yet sets a high standard for her student. It would be important for a student to be self-motivated to PRACTICE diligently. Jessica does not demand that a student practice, but expects that her student will have practiced. I compliment her teaching. One final note: she is kind.
Emily R.
Jessica is awesome! Full of positive reinforcement and very patience. I highly recommend!
Eliana
Eliana had her first lesson with Jessica yesterday. It was a very happy experience. Jessica is a skilled teacher, she immediately connected with Eliana and made her feel successful. We are looking forward to our next lesson.

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Gretchen M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Gretchen M.

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Music should be fun!

Every student is different, therefore every lesson is different. I strive to make sure each lesson is geared directly to the needs and skills of the student. If the student has enough skills they will have some input into what they are playing. Everyone should be playing something they really enjoy.

About Gretchen

I love teaching music! It is my life and sharing it with students is very rewarding to me. I believe that music should be taught with patience and encouragement, not demands and stress. It is always a good time to start music. *** Studio Equipment *** Dedicated music studio w/ stands, violin,

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Giuliana S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • General Biology from University of California San Diego
  • Teaching since 2013
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Giuliana S.

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If you've always wanted to learn to play the cello or hone your musical skills, I am the instructor for you. I began teaching cello lessons at the age of 14 and have been teaching beginner and intermediate level students ever since. I have more than 10 years of performing experience, most recently with the La Jolla Symphony and the UCSD Chamber orchestra. I have a Bachelors of Science in biology and a minor in music from the University of California San Diego

About Giuliana

My name is Giuliana and I can't wait to be your cello instructor! I have over 10 years of performance experience, most recently with the La Jolla Symphony and UCSD Chamber Orchestra. I am excited to share my knowledge and experience with you. I have experience working with young children as well as

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Naomi R.

67 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music, Performance from Ball State University
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Naomi R.

67 Reviews
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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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Staven B.
Naomi is so knowledgeable and fantastic! Love my lessons with her!

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Santa Clara, CA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Santa Clara 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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"The highlight of my children's week is their lesson with Corey. He is fun, knowledgeable and really connects with each child where they are at in their ability."
Cathleen
Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
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"Ying is an incredibly friendly and helpful teacher. She explains thoroughly, welcomes questions, and is very encouraging. She seems very experienced and I look forward to learning more from her."
Miki
Took Cello lessons from Ying L.
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"My son loves his lessons with Aaron!"
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Took Cello lessons from Aaron F.
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"My daughter (12 yo) really loves her lessons with Jessica. We're been impressed with her -- she makes the lessons fun and instructive. Thanks!"
Sami
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Ying knows how to teach cello. She is very patient and articulated.
My daughter loves to take a cello lesson from her.
She is amazing."
Klara
Took Cello lessons from Ying L.
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"My cello lessons with Naomi are productive and fun. Naomi is such a great teacher - patient, knowledgeable, thorough - and a joy to spend time with while learning the cello. I am so pleased to have her as my instructor."
Stacey
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"It's been so fun taking lessons from Jessica. She is interested in finding out the student's learning method and tailors the lessons accordingly. I'm on week 3 and I'm enjoying myself so much! I was a little nervous about taking lessons through Skype, but she's been able to teach me almost seamlessly, of course there's some difficulties because she can't get a 360 view of how I'm playing, but that's something we can accommodate to."
Raquel
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"We adore him more with every lesson. He is patient and flexible!"
Kiryn
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"James has been a wonderful teacher. He has greatly helped me advance in my beginning cello skills by carefully observing, demonstrating as needed, then showing me the things I can do to improve. He does this in such a manner that instead of feeling discouraged, I am even more motivated to improve. I am learning cello as an adult simply for the fun of trying something new. My wife, who played flute on scholarship through college and some professionally has noticed, and commented, on the improvement. In summary, I highly recommend James for both adults and for kids. He just has a great knack for teaching."
Larry
Took Cello lessons from James W.
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"JoAnn is a gifted teacher, because of her extensive background in music, she can quickly identify where a new learner needs to focus. My daughter's technique has improved as well as her playing. We feel lucky to have found JoAnn."
julie
Took Cello lessons from JoAnn R.
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