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Claire R.

7 Reviews
Canoga Park, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • BA in Music from UCLA
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Claire R.

7 Reviews
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I teach beginners, intermediate and advanced players. I'm delighted to teach young people to learn about music and appreciate people of any age who are interested in learning. We will work every week with scales and arpeggios (chords) and progress through literature that is appropriate for your skill level. And we will definitely have fun!

About Claire

I've been teaching piano, cello, voice and theory in Los Angeles for over thirty years, helping students develop their particular interests in music and to encourage them to reach their personal goals. I love the classics and many of my students want to play popular music, contemporary sounds and j

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Mai N.
I am 43 years old and was scared to take on such a difficult instrument but I really wanted to learn how to play the beautiful cello. I had my first lesson and am very happy with Claire. She is friendly, accommodating, patient, and explains her lesson in a clear and easy manner (as easy as you can get with the cello). I had a lot of questions and she was very open in answering all of them. Although I am still at the very very beginnings of my journey, I am very excited to continue with the cello lessons, thanks to Claire.
Leslie Mattesich
The first lesson was excellent. I completed my first private cello lesson since playing about 44 years ago. It was wonderful. The teacher is very organized and very nice. I thought maybe the lesson would be a lesson of remembering what I had forgotten from so long ago, but I actually learned new things. I'm excited to attend the next lesson.
Mike H.
Claire works at your pace, but expects you to progress at a steady rate. It's the perfect balance between understanding the student's ability and reasonable expectations for advancement.

Emily S.

1 Review
Simi Valley, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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 utili

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Jojo W.
Delightful teacher. She plays beautifully. Very knowledgeable. Love the instruction and music she has given me. I look forward to our lessons!

Ray R.

5 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2002
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Ray R.

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Classical and folk / singer-songwriter

About Ray

Hello! My name is Ray, I'm 31 years old, and was born in Queens, NY. I studied classical music for many years as a youngster at the Aaron Copeland School of Music college preparatory program. During this program I was introduced to Jazz, and around the same time began experimenting with synth

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Cynthia
Ray is an amazing teacher. My 11-year-old has high-functioning autism and has a great interest in learning music. I was hesitant to hire just any teacher, as many teachers don't have the patience and understanding to work with special needs kids. However, Ray has been not only patient, but he has an exceptional way of teaching my son in a way that he would understand and retain the information. Ray is creative, intuitive, and experienced. My son is very happy and enjoys the lesson every single time. Thanks Ray.
Maximus
Awesome!!!!!!!! So sweet! Cool hair : ))
Eden H.
My daughter is loving her cello lessons with Ray even more than she expected. She feels she is really improving.

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Gabriel V.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Portuguese, German, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Bachelor of Arts in German from Texas State University
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Gabriel V.

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For the past 5 years I have been teaching cello to beginner and intermediate students of all ages. I started playing when I was 15 years old, so my experience learning the fundamentals of playing cello are still fresh in my mind. This gives me an edge in my teaching when introducing the instrument to my students. I am a member of the Lone Star Philharmonic Orchestra and hold a Bachelor of Arts in Cello from Texas State University. I can help you learn not only how to play the cello, but can ensure that you have a strong handle of the basic fundamentals, note reading, and music theory as well!

About Gabriel

Hello! I'm Gabriel and I began to play the cello when I was 15 years old after watching a metal band perform with only cellos and no guitars. As I began to learn the cello and play in orchestra, I grew to love classical music! I went to school at Texas State University and received two bachelors de

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Kamila
Gabriel is one of the best instructors ever. He found really interesting music for my daughters to play. He also gave them history about different composers and other background info. He taught them a lot of good techniques to help them play better. Overall, he is really inspiring and my daughters advanced a lot. He always went above and beyond. I can't recommend him enough. My daughters loved having him as their violin teacher as he helped them grow fond of music while playing their violins.
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Jonathan T.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors in Music Performance from Emory and Henry College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jonathan T.

32 Reviews
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I hold a Masters Degree in Music, am a certified North Carolina Teacher, am currently and orchestra director, and have been playing stringed instruments for the past 15 years. We will figure out at what level you are currently playing within the first lessons and then decide together what you want to focus on. This is YOUR lesson, and I am here to guide you down the path that you choose.

About Jonathan

´╗┐Jonathan Todd has been performing and teaching in the Charlotte area and CMS Schools since 2012. He earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Trumpet Performance from Emory and Henry College and then went on to earn a Master of Music degree in Trumpet Performance with a concentration in Music Theory an

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Michael
My high school daughter has received trumpet lessons from Jonathan for over a year. He is an excellent instructor, very knowledgeable and patient. As a school teacher, he knows how to work with kids in a way that gives him an advantage over a non-teacher performing artist. We've done lessons both in person and online. I'd highly recommend Jonathan to any parent looking to have their middle school/high school student take private lessons.
Fan Z.
Jonathan is very patient with my kid and made the first lesson fun.
Tina S.
My son really enjoyed his trumpet lessons w/Jonathan T. I really liked that Jonathan took the time to update me on each lesson progress. Seems he really cares about his students. I highly recommend him.
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Kristen D.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kristen D.

11 Reviews
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I'm a cellist and educator who has taught students of all ages and abilities. I strive to enable my students to find their own style and voice on the instrument. During the past six years my students have applied their skills in orchestras, recitals, and bands. My lesson plans include technical development, various repertoire including Suzuki, and exploration of personal musical interests and songwriting. Cello is my passion and I want to share that with you!

About Kristen

Kristen is an accomplished cellist and music educator who has been teaching private lessons since 2009. She has helped her students develop technique, confidence in playing, note reading, orchestral and improvisational skills. Kristen received her training at the Boston Conservatory, earning a

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JoAnn
Kristen is super friendly, easy to understand, and really makes the most of the time you have together!
Jacqueline S.
Kristen is an excellent teacher. She is extremely intuitive about her students needs and tailors the lesson to the students skill level. I look forward to the next lesson.
Rachel G.
Kristen is absolutely fantastic. Our teen was a first time cello player and she learned an immense amount and was completely inspired by Kristen.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Van Nuys, CA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Van Nuys 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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"Very patient with someone who can't seem to play one string at a time! Seems like someone you would like to know in person some day."
Lorna J
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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"Nick is calm, encouraging, and clear. I feel capable!"
Anthea
Took Cello lessons from Nick A.
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"Excellent and very patient and knowledgeable tutor."
Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"I feel so much more comfortable with the Cello than I did before! I am shocked at how much you can learn on a WebCam. He was very friendly and very informative. I can’t wait for my lesson next week!"
Melissa Sue
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"We are really happy we found Chris. He is great! Always in a good mood and ready on time. My son is autistic and really needed the right fit for a teacher and we found it."
Melissa
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"It was awesome! Great pace and great mix of technical and practical."
Victoria
Took Cello lessons from Victor Q.
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"So glad I chose Chris as my online music teacher! He's a lot of fun."
Tina
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Corey has been an amazing teacher and friend for the past 10 years. He is super funny and fun to work with and he is very good at balancing hard work and fun! I started with him when I was in 4th grade and have been with him ever since, I cannot say how great of a teacher he is!"
Alden
Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
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"Christopher is an excellent teacher! Very knowledgeable, insightful, helpful and enthusiastic about teaching and learning."
Carolyn
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Daisy very much enjoyed her first lesson with Nicole and said she was very encouraging and gave her great pointers about how to improve. We are so pleased and look forward to more lessons to come!"
Daisy
Took Cello lessons from Nicole B.
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