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Michael R.

25 Reviews
Santa Clara, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • BA in Music from University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael R.

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I've played in symphonies, chamber music trios, quartets, for weddings and even jazz!

About Michael

Michael has worked with kids for 10 years in schools and arts programs to find fun and their best self through performance. He has taught orchestra, chamber music, jazz band and music theory in the public schools, while performing in local ensembles in and around the city. He also has studied dram

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Susan O'Hara
He’s so patient and very skilled!!
Susan
We did online tonight per my request. Michael is so patient and encouraging and he answers my questions that are endless. I feel hopeful that I am learning the correct form and things I definitely would not pick up just trying to teach myself through the book. Thank you Michael!
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Emma R.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English
  • Cello Performance from Northern Arizona University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emma R.

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It is my foremost belief as a teacher that my students are truly capable of anything they set their mind to. I teach with positive reinforcement and never judgement to create a warm and comfortable environment that fosters and nurtures potential! I see teaching as more than teaching a person to learn the cello, but as an opportunity to accompany students on their journey towards embracing who they are, creating meaningful art, and connecting to the world through music.

No matter the age or prior experience of the student, you can expect a heavy focus on establishing a firm foundation of cello technique. Without this foundation, the student can only progress so much. With the foundation set and solid, the possibilities are endless! I teach tension-free cello playing. There should never be pain or discomfort anywhere in the body which is why I have such a large focus on establishing proper technique.

Ultimately, it takes courage to put effort towards learning an instrument and I ...

About Emma

I have been teaching and performing cello for the last 10 years. I graduated from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ back in 2012 and loved the town so much that I decided to stick around! I am a member of the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra, a professional Suzuki method teacher, and a string

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Angela
We love Miss Emma! My son took cello lessons from Miss Emma for about 2 years and my son has improved a lot. She was very patient with him and taught him important details of each song and techniques.
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Jenny C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Cantonese, English, Mandarin
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 30; Female: 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Jenny C.

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Focusing on ABRSM exam teaching

About Jenny

Jenny received her Master of Collaborative Piano at San Francisco Conservatory of Music under Timothy Bach in 2020. She finished her Bachelor of Music at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, focusing on pedagogy under Dr. Brian Thompson. She has been an exchange student in San Diego State University

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Ava C.
The kids enjoyed their first lesson.
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Rachel C.

45 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Rachel C.

45 Reviews
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My teachings will assist you in working on orchestral repertoire, solo pieces and any other musical interest you would like to learn about. Students of mine have gone on to advance to audition-only groups.

About Rachel

Hello there! I'm Rachel C., a bass player and singer on the stage who also enjoys playing and teaching all stringed instruments. I have a degree from Bowling Green State University (Ohio) in Music Education. I've taught lessons for over 10 years and truly love working with eager students of all ages

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Todd
Rachel's amazing. She is definitely teaching an old dog new tricks.
Peter W.
Best instructor ever. Very patient. Knows how to handle an old guy like me. My playing doesn't really deserve someone as good, but I'm thankful to have her.
Julie
We love Rachel!!! She is patient and kind. She carefully explains what my daughter can do to improve her technique and tone. She is intentional in her instruction, making sure the basics are solid. She is an excellent bass instructor. Thanks Rachel!
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Samantha D.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Bachelor of Science Piano Performance from Clearwater Christian College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Samantha D.

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Beginner through Upper Intermediate. Focusing on technique and sound quality.

About Samantha

Samantha started taking piano lessons at age 3 from her mother, who was also a music teacher. She played piano continuously through school, and also learned to play clarinet, guitar, flute, trumpet and sax, often playing different instruments in her school's band. She also learned the violin and cel

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Wonderful!

Samantha D. is wonderful. My kids play so well for only 1 year'sworth of lessons. I would highly recommend her to anyone! I am blownaway by the music that comes out of the Piano from a 7 and 11 year old.My 11 year old signed up for her first music competition at school. Ifyou told me one year ago I would have girls playing a piano, I would notbelieve you. I truly thought they would quit after a couple of months.Not the case. They are musically talented and still love it. Thanks toSamantha D! They are now thriving in the in-school music program.Thank you, TakeLessons, for filtering out the best teachers. When achild has a small window of interest, you have to grab it the rightway...the wrong teacher would not have given me these results.
PatK
My granddaughter, Katelynn, enjoys her trumpet lessons with Samantha. Samantha is caring, seems to enjoy teaching & has patience; which is needed since Katelynn needs a little extra attention learning things
MaureenC
Highly Recommend her!

My daughters (10, & 6) have only had three lessons with Samantha! They love it. Her nature is kind and welcoming. She can tell how much they can handle so doesn't overwhelm them with too much theory or pieces to play. She strikes a nice balance. My 10 year old started composing her own song when she became bord with the beginner book! Samantha has added to this excitement and changed her teaching style to match my daughters learning style. My daughter was beaming! Samantha has taught her how to take the next pieces of theory and add it to her song. She also ordered music my daughter enjoys like Selena Gomez. My 6 year old is excited every week and doesn't want to be late. My husband and I thought this would be just another thing to start and quit. So far they are going strong!
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Jesse W.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Master's of Music - Jazz Studies from University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jesse W.

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Hi! I have been teaching lessons of all skill levels and styles to students of all ages for the last 8 years. I have a Masters in Music from UNT as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Music from TCU. I always put the interests of the student first, and structure each lesson to best fit their needs. The student always comes first!

About Jesse

Hi! I have been teaching lessons of all skill levels and styles to students of all ages for the last 8 years. I have a Masters in Music from UNT as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Music from TCU. I always put the interests of the student first, and structure each lesson to best fit their needs. The s

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Miracle Lindskog L.
Mr. Jesse is a very effective teacher and my 16 year old daughter has progressed very quickly in playing classical guitar and violin in just under two years. The lessons are very productive while still being very enjoyable. I'd recommend him for both for students who are learning a new instrument or already have a musical background.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Saratoga, CA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Saratoga is $74. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $167 per hour.
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"Jonathan is very professional, courteous, polite, encouraging, accommodating, and flexible. A passionate and well qualified string mucisian and teacher. I would recommend him to anyone of all ages."
Rin
Took Cello lessons from Jonathan T.
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"Today was my first lesson and I left feeling all the more educated and on the road to improvement, as I had hoped. Chris was very friendly, knowledgeable, communicated well, and I felt at ease. I also love his flexibility. All around what i am needing in a teacher."
Barbara
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Claire has been an incredible mentor to me over the past year. She has helped me brush up on my essential cello skills and I feel much more confident a player now. Would recommend for her digital lessons!"
Matthew
Took Cello lessons from Claire A.
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"Bijan is a great teacher. Learning to play the cello as an adult is tough, but he's very organized and encouraging. The recital was very anxiety-inducing, but we did really well and I felt a great sense of accomplishment afterward. I am only discontinuing due to distance and time constraints."
Kenzi
Took Cello lessons from Bijan Z.
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"More than just a Cello and Piano teacher, Aaron Fired is an inspiration for his students, teaching tolerance, imagination, and passion for music with his distinct style."
Vivian
Took Cello lessons from Aaron F.
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"Lenna is awesome!!!! I am the most beginner of beginners......never picked up a cello, never knew how to hold a bow or rosin it or even TUNE the cello! She was SOOOOO patient and kind. I am looking forward to every lesson, and added 2 additional lessons every month, so now I have weekly lessons!! I am thrilled! SO glad to have found her!!!"
Mary M
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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"First lesson was great. Naomi is very patient with our first time cello player. My 9 year old is looking forward to more lessons."
Joey
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"After just my first lesson, I can already say that Jessica is an excellent instructor. She is thorough and very kind in making corrections to ensure long term success and the proper foundation to build skills. As an adult, I am grateful to have a skilled instructor who knows technique very well and has a gentle and professional manner. She is open to questions outside of the lesson time, and provides very good feedback. I am looking forward to weekly lessons!"
Rachael
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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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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"As someone in the over-50 age group, Corey has been a fabulous instructor for an adult. He takes the time to figure out what your strengths are and is always positive in his approach."
Sheri
Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
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