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Jessica H.

10 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English/ Chinese
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Undergraduate / Graduate / Professional study Diploma from Shanghai conservatory music/ San Francisco conservatory of music
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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.

Madeleine G.

Redwood City, CA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Madeleine G.

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Learn the magic of producing a beautiful sound on the cello!
Learn techniques to help you get the best sound out of your instrument as well as...
1 how to read music
2 how to count
3 several different methods of playing
4 several awesome pieces of repertoire
5 special insider cellist knowledge :)

Skype lessons also available!

About Madeleine

I absolutely love teaching. I try to give my cello and voice students an education with the goal that they will someday be able to join an orchestra and be able to share in the joy of music making with others. I focus on a firm grounding of music theory and sight-reading so that students will come

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Monica
Madeleine taught me so much about singing and the process behind it. she taught me warm-ups and technique that I use all the time and on top of that, introduced me to music theory and ear training. She is a joy to take lessons from and I highly recommend her
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Linda C.

22 Reviews
Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • BA in Music + Teaching credential from Humboldt State University
  • Teaching since 1981
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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!

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Patricia P.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Cello Performance from University of Memphis
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Patricia P.

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I have been teaching cello privately for over 40 years! I teach and have taught beginners of all ages up to university students. I enjoy teaching young children and have a full studio of adult learners. My specialty is the Suzuki method, but I teach using a wide variety of materials. I have a Master's degree in Cello Performance, and have an active playing career of orchestra, chamber music, and solo performance. I run my own chamber music business.

About Patricia

I have been teaching cello for over 40 years! I have taught students as young as 4 and as old as 72, and currently have a local studio of similar age groups. I have had an active performing career as an orchestral musician, college professor, and chamber musician. I have a Master's degree in Music

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Mary
Working with Patty has been an incredible experience. She’s truly nurtured my love for music and been so patient and so uplifting. I’m very thankful to have found her as an instructor!
SangAe
I have been her student over two and a half years now. Over the past 4 months she converted to online lessons due to the COVID pandemic. At the beginning I was not sure I could get the same quality or experience from the cello lesson without seeing her in person. However, her teaching via FaceTime was seamless and I was able to follow her teaching without any problems. She is the best instructor ever in-person and online for teaching the cello!
Emma
Mrs. Patty is an excellent and patient teacher who I have been taking lessons from for 8 years! She is great with younger players (like me, when I started in 4th grade) and with adults!
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Lisa C. B.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor’s of Philosophy - History from University of Pittsburgh
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Lisa C. B.

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Students can look forward to getting acquainted with the cello- from posture and properly handling the instrument, note-reading, and playing their first songs with the bow.

About Lisa C.

After playing the violin for over 20 years, Lisa was inspired to share the gift of music with others by her teacher, Susanna Sonnenberg. Lisa has attended the 2017 and 2018 American String Teachers Association National Conferences. She currently performs with the Edgewood Symphony Orchestra, the Pi

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Deanne
Lisa is a fantastic instructor. I'm an introverted adult, and I was nervous about taking lessons online, but she made me feel comfortable and natural. I feel like I have learned so much in just three lessons. Lisa peppers music theory throughout the lesson, without taking from the time spent playing. It is like everything is in balance and fits in to a bigger picture. She also makes me laugh from time to time, which is the icing on the cake. I highly recommend her as a teacher.
Kim
Lisa is an amazing teacher!
Mary
My young daughter has been taking lessons from Lisa for awhile now. She is absolutely wonderful with her. She teaches her not only how to play the violin, but also the history of music along with it. She is very knowledgeable. My daughter has progressed a tremendous amount since she started violin lessons with her. I would highly reccomend Lisa as an instructor for students of all ages!

Cheryl S.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Awarded Who's Who Among America's Teachers from Who's Who Among America's Teachers Publishers
  • Master of Music Education from VanderCook College of Music
  • Teaching since 2000
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Cheryl S.

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Your cello lessons will be focused upon helping you reach your goals, learn cello technique, and explore music of interest to you taught by an experienced music teacher. Using a variety of resources, you will develop technique, musicianship, and knowledge of music theory, composition, music history, and world music. Studio concerts, family field trips, and workshops are offered throughout the year. I hold bachelors and masters degrees in music education as well as an Indiana Professional Educator License in Music. I have been teaching music lessons for 17 years. Contact me today to learn more about how I can help you reach your goals!

About Cheryl

Hello! My name is Cheryl, and I would be delighted to help you reach your music goals! Helping students learn how to play their instruments and develop a life-long appreciation of music are important to me. I hold bachelors and masters degrees in music education as well as an Indiana music teache

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Jennifer
Cheryl is extremely knowledgeable in the field of music. We have been very pleased with all the lessons. She is very friendly and patient. My daughter looks forward to her lessons each week. Since my daughter has started taking lessons, she has improved greatly!
Madison
Cheryl is a very friendly instructor. She has extensive knowledge in music and instruments. She is patient and willing to explain any questions you may have. I highly recommend Cheryl to anyone that is looking for an instructor.
Jim
Very technique orinated. Will sign up for more lessons with her

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Scotts Valley, CA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Scotts Valley is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $140 per hour.
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"Corey is very talented and I have known him for years now. Not only does he help with technique, intonation and other things, but he also teaches different ways to practice so you can improve while you're not in a lesson. Just a very friendly and helpful teacher."
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Took Cello lessons from Omar G.
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"Chris is a great guy and a very knowledgeable instructor. He uses a variety of teaching techniques to make sure I can accomplish the desired skill. If you're looking for an accomplished cellist who can relate to students of all musical levels, look no further."
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Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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Took Cello lessons from Kristen D.
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"Even though learning to play the cello is quite challenging, I feel very relaxed and happily engaged with Maria as my instructor. I always look forward to my lessons!"
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Took Cello lessons from Maria D.
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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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"Johanna is a great music teacher. I can’t believe the progress we make in each lesson. 5 Stars!!!"
Paul
Took Cello lessons from Johanna W.
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"Jessica is forever patient with us and our techie issues. She is a great teacher as well, and has helped my 8th grader love playing her cello! She keeps things moving, while also paying attention to those little details that make all the difference in performance, like bow hold, fingerings, length of up bow and down bow, and many other little things. Thank you again, Jessica!"
Gabi
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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