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Christopher B.

139 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Christopher B.

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I have over 6 years of experience teaching private lessons in addition to teaching seminars on songwriting and music business at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts and SUNY JCC.

I teach both online and in-person lessons at my studio in Nashville and offer 30 and 60 minute lessons.

I have played over 1,000 shows, both solo and as an auxiliary musician for other touring acts. I performed on over 30 albums and have composed for radio, television, and internet video series, including sharing the stage with members of the 10,000 Maniacs. I've been featured in The New York Times, on the CBS Evening News, and on NPR.

While each student is different, I do generally start everyone on either Suzuki or the Essential Elements books.

As one of my old teachers said, “I'm not teaching you how to play cello, I'm teaching you how to teach yourself how to play cello.” This is something I strive for. Students will not only learn technical skills( how to play their instrument, read ...

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I have over 6 years of experience teaching private lessons in addition to teaching seminars on songwriting and music business at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts and SUNY JCC. I teach both online and in-person lessons at my studio in Nashville and offer 30 and 60 minute lessons. I have pl

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Vincent Esposito
Chris is the man. I am an adult learner and he made it super fun. We laughed a lot - and I learned a lot too! Super excited to start this journey with Chris.
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Surabhi P.
Updated review after having Chris teach my youngest for several months now.
Chris is honestly one of the best teachers we have had. He checks in, follows up, monitors my son's lessons in school to stay in sync, and provides me guidance to help my son practice and enjoy. He takes in his learning style combined with our goals.
Highly recommend!
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Miguel Z.

10 Reviews
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  • Speaks Portuguese, English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Cello Performance - Cognate: Literature and Pedagogy from University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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Miguel Z.

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A dedicated pedagogue, Miguel held teaching positions in Europe, North America, and South America.

He holds a doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a master's degree from The International Center for Music at Park University, and a bachelor's degree from the Escola Superior de Artes Aplicadas de Castelo Branco.

About Miguel

Miguel Z. has performed throughout the world and has appeared in several renowned festivals and venues. He is passionate about promoting music to all generations of listeners, as well as bringing it to less-reached communities across the globe. A dedicated pedagogue, Miguel held teaching posit

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Austin R.
Great teacher!
Joseph
Very inspiring and organized
Natalie
The best cello teacher ever.
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Fabian D.

22 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded California Legislature Assembly Certificate of Recognition from California State Assembly
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Fabian D.

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*Learning exciting songs and scales
*Learning to read music and play by ear
*Improving your timing and musicality
*Learning any song you would like

About Fabian

My goal as a teacher is to direct my students to a more extensive use of their instrument without losing that special quality that sets each individual apart. I will help you establish a solid foundation of technique so you can meet any musical challenge squarely and with confidence. I love working

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Travis W.
Good teacher
Tom
Great teacher, very patient with my son.
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Don L.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Speaks German
  • Teaching since 1984
  • BA Degree from Juilliard
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Don L.

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After graduating from the Juilliard School of Music I played with the New Jersey Symphony for 3 years and then moved to Switzerland where I was Principal cellist with the Beil Orchestra. I have spent 30 years teaching cello with good success. I enjoying helping students getting better. I teach the rudiments of the bow arm, bow grip and how to change the direction of the bow.

About Don

I graduated from Juilliard (BA) and played 3 years with the New Jersey Symphony after which I moved to Europe where I was Principal cellist with a Swiss Orchestra ( Biel ). I teach the Leonard Rose bow arm technique. I believe he had the best bow arm in the business. I work with the bow arm firs

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Valeria
Don’s passion for the cello was very contagious. I really enjoyed my first lesson with him and can’t wait for the next one. He is very knowledgeable about the history of cello and the correct form and posture and I hope I can put to practice his good teachings.
Tevi L.
Not only do I get to learn how to play cello , but I get to learn about the history too! Great instructors!
Ying
Very knowledgeable teacher .
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Lucas B.

10 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Samuel Hayes Memorial Cello Award from Tanglewood Music Center
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lucas B.

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Everyone comes to the cello for something different. It is my biggest goal as a teacher to shape a course of study that fits each student's interests and aspirations with the instrument. I have experience in a broad variety of teaching: beginner students of all ages, students exploring a hobby, and young advanced students aspiring to careers in music.

About Lucas

Lucas teaches and performs in the Hudson Valley in upstate New York. He teaches advanced high school students as assistant faculty at Stringwood Chamber Music Festival in Minnesota and has previously taught students of all ages at Eastman Community Music School in Rochester, NY. Lucas is currentl

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Hanna C.
Lucas is very informative and gives me good analogies for techniques. So far I have been happy.
Carla B.
I'm am so happy with Lucas as my teacher. I'm learning 2nd position .He gives home work. He cares about my learning. I feel like I'm growing. Carla
Autumn C
Lucas is a highly trained and highly gifted cellist and teacher. As someone who has taught alongside him, I can say first hand that he has an incredible ability to connect with students and inspire them to do their best. His love of music is infectious, and he is constantly coming up with new ideas to help his students understand difficult concepts. I cannot recommend Lucas enough as a teacher, cellist and person!
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Grace F.

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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Grace F.

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As a teacher, I enjoy cultivating joy and curiosity through cello and believe in creating a warm, open environment for students to develop into inquisitive lifelong learners! While I work with students individually to come up with their own goals, some of the core objectives I have for my students is to develop solid technique and tone quality as well as expression and satisfaction through creating music. I use a variety of tools for learning from standard technique books and classical repertoire to fiddle tunes and rote learning. I believe every child and adult is musical and am excited to explore the cello with you!

About Grace

I've worked in various settings with students of all ages, from beginning elementary school cellists to high school students preparing for college auditions to adults seeking to learn a new instrument. As a performing cellist, I was a member of the Danbury Symphony Orchestra for several seasons and

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"Byron is incredible. He is so inspirational to watch, and yet he makes his skill feel achievable. He is the most accommodating and encouraging instructor I have ever had, but still pushes me to improve. I feel like I am recieving a world class education, despite the more casual goals I have for my music. Couldn't be happier!"
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Took Cello lessons from Byron H.
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"Someone I trust recommended Lenna to me for a cello teacher - I am an adult beginner and I really knew nothing at all about how to play or read music.
Lenna was the most patient, understanding and fun teacher I could have asked for. She understood what I needed and got me from barely able to hold the bow to playing Rigoletto in front of a small audience in 6 months! THAT is no small feat. She loves playing, she loves teaching and she understands the human condition. A very good combination indeed. I highly recommend you hire her as your cello teacher, or your child's cello teacher, or your next door neighbor's cello teacher."
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Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"Megan was perfect! Kind, informative, helpful, comfortable, warm and genuine with great energy. She made my first lesson a breeze, accessible and inspiring. Can’t wait for my next one!"
Blake
Took Cello lessons from Megan C.
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"I am an older beginning cello student with a life-long desire to play the cello but with no formal music training. I am so fortunate to have Dr. Kalantzi for my instructor. Her infinite knowledge, patience, humor, enthusiasm, and positive attitude keep me encouraged."
Bonnie
Took Cello lessons from Panagiota K.
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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 A.
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"I'm am so happy with Lucas as my teacher. I'm learning 2nd position .He gives home work. He cares about my learning. I feel like I'm growing. Carla"
Carla
Took Cello lessons from Lucas B.
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"My son enjoyed taking cello lessons from Corey. He developed his skills, not only in playing the cello, but sight reading and musicianship."
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Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
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"It's been so fun taking lessons from Jessica. She is interested in finding out the student's learning method and tailors the lessons accordingly. I'm on week 3 and I'm enjoying myself so much! I was a little nervous about taking lessons through Skype, but she's been able to teach me almost seamlessly, of course there's some difficulties because she can't get a 360 view of how I'm playing, but that's something we can accommodate to."
Raquel
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"I'm an adult student with tight working schedule and without enough time practicing playing the cello. Sophie is so understanding to make my lessons flexible and my learning effective and enjoyable. She's my highly recommended five-star teacher."
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