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Claire R.

7 Reviews
Canoga Park, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1978
  • BA in Music from UCLA
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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.
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Qiele G.

5 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Qiele G.

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Qiele (Cello) is an International awared-winning cellist with an Master of Music Degree and Artist Diploma from Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles.

Teaching Experience:
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Hawaii Chamber Music Festival / Artist and Educator
Music Society of Myanmar/ Artist and Educator
Hawaii Symphony Orchestra Education Outreach / Educator
Private Cello Teacher/ Teacher

Performance Experience:
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Core Cello, Hawaii Symphony Orchestra
Principal Cello, Young Artists Symphony Orchestra
Principal Cello, Weimar International Bach Academy
Chamber Music Artist, Lincoln Center Stage
Cellist, Benefic Piano Trio

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About Qiele

Qiele(Cello) G. is an International awared-winning cellist with an Master of Music Degree and Artist Diploma from Colburn School of Music in Los Angeles. Teaching Experience: ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hawaii Chamber Music Festiva

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Tzvi G.
Fantastic teacher. Very patient and is so talented and knowledgeable.
Alex G.
Thank you for all the amazing lessons via online! Highly recommend Cello!!

I am a beginner cello student and started online lessons with Cello in February 2020. Prior to starting, Cello helped me find the perfect and affordable instrument and bow in local Los Angeles area. He walked me through step by step what to purchase, how to take care, and everything else. Then, he recommended to purchase beginner music and technique books. Everything was very organized and structured. He was so kind and went above and beyond.

If you are a beginner and scared to start online lesson, don’t worry. Cello will walk step by step with you. He is patient, very experienced, and a great teacher.

I look forward every week for our lessons! Thank you Cello!
Helen
Mr. Guo is my daughter’s cello teacher for about three years now and she loves it. She improved a lot and now in honors string ensemble at her school.

Mr. Guo was first recommended by my Colburn Community School mom friends where our kids take dance/vocal classes. He was already teaching several private students from this community and heard many great things. At the time, Mr. Guo was a Master of Music student at the Colburn School and we would all go to his amazing recitals! Absolutely great performance and musicality— it inspired my daughter greatly.

I highly recommend Mr. Guo’s lessons. He is kind, very polite, and very knowledgeable in teaching.
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Emily S.

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

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Isaiah P.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Master of Music from Mannes School of Music
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Isaiah P.

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Isaiah is a passionate instructor and brings his love of the cello and performance to students of all ages and backgrounds. Ensuring that each of his students receives a highly individualized learning experience, Isaiah spends a great deal of time creating unique plans of study for each pupil. He strives to make lessons engaging, fast-paced, and exciting. Isaiah has worked for several non-profit arts organizations, youth orchestras, and school systems teaching the cello, all the while maintaining a sizable private cello studio. He has taken advanced coursework in music pedagogy, teaching artistry, and Alexander Technique, incorporating modern techniques as well as practices from the rich history of cello tutelage into his teaching methods. Signing up for private lessons is both an investment and a commitment. Isaiah works hard to make this investment as worthwhile, exciting, convenient, and affordable as possible.

About Isaiah

I knew from the time I was very young that I had to be a musician. It still amazes me how young children often are when they know that music is what they want do with their lives. Teaching the cello is so exciting for me because whether or not someone chooses to be a professional musician, I know t

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Katherine
Isaiah is a wonderful cellist and teacher. He is kind, patient and knows how to get great progress while always keeping it fun. He is an exceptional musician bringing his years of experience and love of music to every lesson. He is passionate about each and every one of his students, and I could not more highly recommend him!
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Charles-Emile R.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Charles-Emile R.

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I've been teaching Cello for over 10 years.
Many of my students have gone on to win music scholarships/grants to College.
YES! I teach online, and have done for years.

Learn your favorite songs! If you're starting from scratch it's best to find a highly qualified teacher that understands the importance of building a strong foundation. I can put you on the right track to success!

Developing good ears and good time feel (groove), coordination and improvisation are just some of the valuable skills you will learn with me.

I teach a variety of styles from Classical to Pop.

About Charles-Emile

I am a friendly and fun teacher with a great deal of professionalism and patience. I have taught professionally for over 10 years, and provide a fun and focused learning experience. Many of my students have gone on to study music in college. *** Lesson Details *** My online studio provides musi

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Cheryl
Mr Charles is amazing. Israel grew a lot in his playing. We definitely will be coming back to him after the summer
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Paul W.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Dutch, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Paul W.

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About Paul

Professional musician, engineer, producer, music educator with a lot of experience teaching kids and adults alike. Taught and performed all over Germany, The Netherlands, Belguim, Canada, Great Britain,Portugal, Africa , U.S.A. etc. Still Performing, recording all around the United states.

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Esra
Great teacher! Very encouraging and positive!
Justin
My name is Justin, and I've been tutored by Paul since October 2018. I came to him without any prior music experience and unsure if I could ever learn to play the guitar. I'm glad that I chose him as my tutor. He knows how to explain different concepts in a way that I can understand. That coupled with his eagerness for me to get better makes him an excellent teacher. Every time I attend his class I'm always motivated to improve. I would definitely recommend him to anyone trying to play an instrument.
Braylen W.
My son's first lesson with Paul went well. My son has ADHD and keeping his attention takes work. Even though my son had a meltdown during his lesson, Paul showed patience and continued to encourage him. After my son's first lesson, he was excited and told us how much he enjoyed drums.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in West Hills, CA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in West Hills is $72. 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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"Erin has been a wonderful teacher. She's extremely knowledgeable and is able to pass that knowledge on in clear language and examples. Erin has a positive caring personality that makes learning enjoyable. She's also very understanding when changes in the my schedule are needed. I'm so glad I found her!"
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"I have been taking lessons with Michael for over a year now. I've taken lessons before with other instructors (though not in cello). Michael is one of the best instructors that I have ever had. He instructs and challenges you to get better, while at the same time being patient with your development. It has been a pleasure being a student of Michael."
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Took Cello lessons from Michael P.
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"Ms Shannon has been very accommodating with instruction, since I have some physical challenges. She finds new and creative ways to make things work for me.
I am so lucky to have found her. She's an imaging teacher."
Wayne
Took Cello lessons from Shannon S.
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"Such a great teacher!"
Kelley
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"I was initially skeptical about taking online music lesson for my son. But Nicholas is very methodical and very attentive so that being online does not deter the lesson quality. Highly recommend him."
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Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Maria is wonderful. She is enthusiastic, patient, and motivates me with positive feedback.
She inspires me to work hard toward my next lesson."
Dorothy
Took Cello lessons from Maria D.
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"Claire was awesome! This was my first cello lesson and she was enthusiastic, patient, and encouraging all at the same time. She shared some good tips and taught me a lot today!"
Sharon
Took Cello lessons from Claire S.
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"Today was my daughter’s second lesson from Theresa.
My daughter loves to learn from her and she wants to come twice a week. Theresa is a very kind and detailed teacher. She is also humorous too. My daughter feels comfortable with her. I think she is a very nice teacher."
Minnie
Took Cello lessons from Theresa S.
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"Peter is amazing, with just a few classes she was able to play a tune. He is great with children and the parents as well. Very patient and dedicated! Definitely recommend."
Yulianet
Took Cello lessons from Peter B.
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"Johnny is an excellent, well-rounded teacher. The lesson I took with him was packed full of superb teaching points; such as bowing exercises to help with bowing complexities, helpful fingerings for awkward passages within a composition of music, and terrific rhythmical suggestions to help with complex rhythms in a passage of music. I highly recommend him for any cellist; whether they're first starting out or they are just looking for someone who needs an ear for an audition and needs some advice!"
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Took Cello lessons from Johnny M.
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