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Emily S.

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Simi Valley, CA
Starting at $35
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
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Emily S.

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With 5 years of teaching experience, Emily is excited to start cello lessons with you! She has performed for dozens of venues across 8 countries and 3 continents. Emily received 12 years of formalized training including 4 years of specialized instruction of the Alexander Technique at The Master's University. Consequently, she brings a comprehensive approach to cello instruction, utilizing knowledge of muscle and joint function to her teaching. Aside from using her talents weekly in a contemporary band setting, she also enjoys ensemble work in other capacities. She has performed in a commercial for the Porsche Panamera, a short film for EMD films, has recorded at Capital Records, and has had the pleasure of being the featured musician at various weddings, business functions, and private events. Emily hopes to not only train up talented musicians, but to also encourage responsibility, perseverance, and enjoyment through music!

About Emily

Emily is a private cello instructor to the greater Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Moorpark, and Simi Valley areas. She draws on years of performance and teaching to offer individualized instruction in cello for all ages. Her teaching includes instruction through the Suzuki method as well as utiliz

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Lisa
Nice, very well prepared and effective with a neophyte like me
Jojo W.
Delightful teacher. She plays beautifully. Very knowledgeable. Love the instruction and music she has given me. I look forward to our lessons!
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Jessica G.

66 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jessica G.

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Cello lessons in my studio, at your home, or on-line.

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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Andrew K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Andrew K.

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Experienced teacher ready to tailor lessons to your learning goals and musical interests. You will learn to sing through your instrument, develop proper playing technique and musicianship via real music starting in the first lesson. We will explore a variety of genres including folk, medieval, ancient, classical, and contemporary music and you will also learn to improvise and compose. We will discuss the social and historical context of the music we cover, and you will learn basic music theory. All ages and levels are welcome, from absolute beginners to advanced.

About Andrew

Andrew Koutroubas, is a multi-instrumentalist specializing in baroque and modern cello. He is an active performer, teacher and scholar interested in music spanning antiquity to contemporary, as well as traditional music of different epochs and cultures. At the forefront of Andrew's musical activitie

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Zachary M.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Awarded First Prize, ‘Professional Instrumental’ Category from World Bach Competition
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Zachary M.

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An experienced performer and teacher, I have been teaching privately since 2014. I am a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and a former member of the Indianapolis Symphony. I usually work with intermediate and college students, but I have also worked with beginners.

I am currently an Artist in Residence at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Belgium and have an active performance career, which is why I now primarily teach online. My teaching philosophy relies – as it did with my own professors – in sharing my personal connection with the music and giving guidance that will both make you a more solid player technically, as well as a more capable and expressive musician.

I use the same approach, regardless of whether you are pursuing music as a career or you're doing it just for the love of it (although I do also give advice on navigating the academic and professional landscape to those who want it). My main goal at the end of the day, is to help my students find a deeper ...

About Zachary

An experienced performer and teacher, I have been teaching privately since 2014. I am a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and a former member of the Indianapolis Symphony. I usually work with intermediate and college students, but I have also worked with beginners. I am currently an Artist i

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Daniel
When I first went to Mr. Mowitz, I hoped to improve my cello technique above all else. As a result, Mr. Mowitz prescribed me a customized list of repertoire to practice that would help me focus on technique including the Popper etudes, the Bach suites, and the Cossman exercises. However, to ensure that our lessons would not purely be technique-based, Mr. Mowitz helped me understand the musical beauty behind more lyrical pieces such as the Boccherini cello concerto or the Saint Saens cello concerto while also demonstrating the techniques we'd been practicing in application to these concertos. Mr. Mowitz never assumes a fully comprehensive understanding of cello technique and musicality even for his intermediate-advanced students (which I would have considered myself as when I started to learn from him) and thus always has something new to teach as much as he reminds his students of the importance of certain fundamentals like a relaxed body when playing. I would say with full confidence that my cello playing significantly improved under Mr. Mowitz. His teaching helped me gain access by audition to advanced musical opportunities such as performing in the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra and participating in the Snitzer Quartet in the Settlement Music School Advanced Study Program. These opportunities, in turn, and the musical "arts supplements" for cello that I eventually made furthermore helped me gain admission into schools including Harvard and Stanford, on what I would consider was largely a technical base taught to me by Mr. Mowitz. I truly hope that more people are able to experience the blessing of Mr. Mowitz's teaching!
Aaron
Zachary is a fantastic cello teacher, I would highly recommend him to students of all levels. He is incredibly patient, and his passion for music teaching and performance is very infectious. He is very good at communicating nuanced ideas, both technical and musical, and can demonstrate them with ease. It’s been a great pleasure working with him!
Anna
Such an insightful and caring teacher!
I learned how to better structure my practice and improved drastically over just a few lessons. A very kind person and fantastic cellist. Highly recommended!
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Christin K.

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  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Christin K.

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I am a caring cello teacher with more than 12 years of experience in teaching students of all ages and levels. My students have won music competitions. I can help you practice correctly. Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) exams and Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) exams. You get $10 discount if you register for 90mins (this can be divide in to two 45mins lessons per week) and You will get $20 discount if you register for 120mins (this can be divide in to two 60mins lessons per week) This also can be used as a sibling, or family discount. So two members in the family can choose 90mins or 120mins and make it two different lessons. Please contact me for more information

About Christin

I am a professional music teacher with more than 12 years of experience in teaching cello, piano, and music theory. I do RCM and ABRSM for both cello and piano students. There is a music theory class for my piano, and cello students who are doing RCM and ABRSM exams. I also provide siblings or famil

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Megan S.

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  • Bachelor of Music from Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Teaching since 2009
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Megan S.

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Certified EC-12 TX Music Educator, 12 years public school orchestra teaching experience, full time virtual teacher on violin, viola, and cello since March 2020. I have a passion for teaching beginners and intermediate students and I have extensive working with students in this capacity. We will have fun and learn a lot!

About Megan

I have spent my whole career as a teacher working with middle school age (and older) students. I love the excitement and enthusiasm of watching a student discover a new side of themselves that only comes with learning a new instrument! My passion and teaching strength lies with taking a student from

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Tarzana, CA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Tarzana 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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"I’ve been taking jazz improvisation and composition lessons with Daniel for a year now, and it would be no exaggeration to say that these lessons have been truly transformative, mind-expanding and creatively uplifting for me. Daniel is an incredibly inspiring musician and teacher, he has massively broadened my view of what is possible to do in music in general. With his help and encouragement, a whole new creative beginning in my life has come about which I previously hadn’t thought possible. Writing music has now become something I can’t imagine my life without, and it is immensely fulfilling to receive Daniel’s thoughtful and astute feedback on my writing at each lesson. At all levels - from minutiae of notation to phrasing and higher-order structuring of a piece - I’ve learned so much from Daniel. It’s been an enormous honor and joy to be guided in my first steps in composition by Daniel’s brilliant and nourishing mentorship."
Ulkar
Took Cello lessons from Daniel H.
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"Don is very patient, gentle and caring teacher. My son enjoys the cello lessons . Great cello instructor!"
Jing
Took Cello lessons from Don L.
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"We have been very happy with Alice. She's a great teacher. She is currently teaching both our children - one on piano, one on cello. She does a really good job tailoring the lesson to the child."
Laura
Took Cello lessons from Alice C.
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"I had the best session today.I learned so much. Carrie is a great teacher. She pays close attention to detail and makes much needed corrections. Looking forward to my next lesson."
Deseria
Took Cello lessons from Carrie M.
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"Ilona is one of the best teachers I had so far. I have fun with her learning cello.

I learned a lot with her and enjoy playing with her duets on the violin. Because of her I got into Gold Cost Youth Orchestra where I met one of her violin students Sharri. She encouraged me to stay focused on my playing and to perform chamber music with her. Very well organized teacher, I will recommend her for any age."
Katherine
Took Cello lessons from Ilona M.
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"Sophie is an amazing instructor. She’s very patient, helpful, and professional with my technique. Look forward to my next lesson."
Julia
Took Cello lessons from Sophie Y.
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"Very good teacher! Great for beginners, son said he learned shifting and can play very advanced pieces"
Eunjung
Took Cello lessons from Yuliya K.
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"First lesson, my homeschooled daughter really liked learning from Naomi."
Zayante
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Rene was wonderful - - we really hit it off on the first lesson. He is exactly the kind of teacher I was looking for :-) I want to learn to play the cello from the heart. He is perfect."
Bekka
Took Cello lessons from Rene T.
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"I have always wanted to learn cello, and I was really intimidated when I first started but Claire made it super fun and easy to understand. I started with 30 mins and I'm moving up to 45 for extra time. Highly recommend her as a teacher."
Brian
Took Cello lessons from Claire A.
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