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Thomas W.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • BS Music Education from The Pennsylvania State University
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Thomas W.

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I can help beginning students on cello learn the basics.

About Thomas

My lessons are tailored to the needs and interests of each student. If a student is involved in school music ensembles, we will work with their lesson books from school in addition to material outside of the books, including SmartMusic, Noteflight, and teacher-created materials. We will focus on bu

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Anneliese & Sophia C.
He’s very patient and kind especially for 2 active little girls.
Cindy T.
Thomas is honestly an amazing musician and teacher. He was really patient with me. Despite having to deal with major timezone differences (as I live in Myanmar), he took the time to figure it out. Also, he helped me figure out the stuff it took me months to figure out. He also really knows what he's doing. I learned so much in that hour of practice. 10/10 would recommend him.
Brian
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Emily S.

1 Review
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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 utili

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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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Caleb Y.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Awarded 2018-2019 UCLA Annual All-Star Competition Winner from UCLA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 to 80
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Caleb Y.

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Hi! My teaching is inspired by my classical training, while incorporating work experiences in improvisation, jazz, and pop. I hope to help students engage with music and equip them with tools to be uniquely creative and expressive.

About Caleb

I am a Nashville based cellist from the San Francisco area. I first began playing the cello inspired by seeing OneRepublic's bass guitarist/cellist Brent Kutzle on TV. I have completed a degree in cello performance at UCLA while gaining working experience on collaborative projects in a variety o

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G. Morris
I am 12 years old and have been playing cello for 6 years. Caleb was my instructor at the Mark O'Connor string camp. The week before our lesson, he recorded an accompaniment for a piece we would be working on, and it was great to get a head start and to be able to play with him. We worked on bluegrass practicing techniques and improvising with blues scales. It was some super cool music and thanks to Caleb, my playing is improving!
Yutae(Albert)
Being my very first cello instructor, Caleb not only taught me how to play, but gave me a desire. Usually, the first experience determines the outcome of what happens, for example, if you never enjoy an instrument, it is inevitable that you would drop it quite soon. However, Caleb found me real enthusiasm and motivation. Even though I am no longer his student, I always look forward to hearing any news about him, from a simple hello to him posting a new video of his performances. Without someone like him, I probably would have had given up cello after my first year. He is the most enjoyable and helpful instructor so far.

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Arlette C.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, spanish
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
  • Awarded Full & Partial Scholarship from University of Michigan & California State University of Northridge
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Arlette C.

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My style of teaching is to teach each child one step at a time, through method training. Each child/Adult has their own learning curve and I adjust accordingly. Each lesson is fun and yet a learning time. I love teaching and it feeds every day. I always can see more students.

About Arlette

Arlette C. grew up and attended schools in Culver City, California. She attended Los Angeles Valley College where she received an Associate of Arts degree in Music. She then received a partial scholarship and received the Margaret Aue Award for outstanding cellist while attending California State

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Francisco Gonzalez
No words can express how good she is at teaching cello
Layla
As an adult learner, I was intimidated by the prospect of learning the cello because it’s such a demanding instrument, but Arlette has put these apprehensions at ease. She is wonderfully experienced which gives the student a very solid foundation; essential to playing the cello well. Highly recommend her as an instructor for any aspiring cellist.
Joshua
I started playing cello at 26 years old with absolutely zero musical experience of any kind. After 6 months of attempting to teach myself the cello, I decided I needed help and begun my journey to find myself a cello instructor. I was so fortunate to find Arlette! Arlette was abundantly patient with me, from my habit of asking too many questions to my very unpredictable availability. Before Arlette started teaching me music theory and how to play the cello, I never appreciated the value of having an instructor. After having taken lessons from her for nearly a year, I would simply say having a fine instructor like Arlette is a necessity. The first time I played a duet was with Arlette, and it was a moment in my life I am so thankful for and I will never forget! She is kind and consistent, very professional but also very personable which is a very hard thing to balance. She pushed me to excel without making me feel overwhelmed. I could go on forever about how great a cello instructor Arlette is so I will finish with this... If you are looking for a cello teacher look no further.
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Douglas Y.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Douglas Y.

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I have been playing the cello for 20 years and started teaching in 2010. I use a hybrid Suzuki method, that introduces learning music a little earlier. For more advanced cellists, we concentrate on advanced methods and etudes to refine the craft.

About Douglas

Hello, I'm Douglas, a 30 year-old cellist and composer living in Seattle. I have been playing cello for 19 years and have been composing for 14. I started teaching lessons in 2010 at Texas Tech University where I graduated with my Bachelor's of Music in education and composition in 2013. I then

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Lillian-Wei
Excellent first lesson! Douglas was very patient, he corrected my daughter hand positions and show her the proper way to play the cello. He explained things clearly and made the lesson fun!
Lourdes
Doug is great - he's patient, supportive, positive, and provides enough structure to make me feel like I'm progressing while understanding the challenges of an adult student's schedule.
Jacob
Doug was on time (early, in fact!), super helpful, pointed out some minor tweaks that make a huge difference to my playing (things that I never learned in my previous cello lessons) and has been really accommodating. He's lent me some of his books and has offered to transcribe some songs I want to work on! Thanks!
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Erin C.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $38
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
  • BA in Music from University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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Erin C.

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I teach beginner cello primarily using the Suzuki books, but supplement with other materials when needed. My students work on scales and rhythm constantly to improve their tone and musicality as well as technique. I teach classical, religious, fiddle, and more. I also teach group ensembles, trios, quartets, and I work with students on their school orchestral and audition pieces.

About Erin

My name is Erin. I am a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Music, with a concentration in Violin. I began studying violin at the age of six. I have performed with small chamber ensembles, orchestras, quartets, and trios. I enjoy playing for churc

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Annika M.
Fantastic instruction. Patient, clear, and ensured she was meeting my daughter where she is at. Significantly more productive class times compared with our last in person teacher.
Raina
Great experience! Erin is engaging when teaching and amazing with my daughter. It was her first lesson and I'm so glad we found Erin to begin this violin journey with!

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The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Columbia is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $43 and $140 per hour.
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"Elisa is patient and encouraging"
Gale Shuey
Took Cello lessons from Elisa B.
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"We didn’t have a cello teacher in our small town so we decided to try taking online lessons. Jessica took my daughter through Suzuki books 1-6. She was very personable and very focused. She kept my daughter motivated and even allowed performance opportunities (Skyping into recitals). We have since moved to a bigger city and my daughter takes live lessons. Her new teacher (who has a doctorate in cello performance) was very impressed with my daughter’s technique. Thanks Jessica for giving my daughter a great musical foundation!"
Rita
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Victor was on time and very friendly. My daughter happily jumped right into playing.

The best review I can give is that this morning after the lesson, unbidden, she picked up her cello and practiced for the few minutes she had between breakfast and leaving for the bus. That is inspiration. What could be better that that?!"
Mary
Took Cello lessons from Victor M.
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"Lucas is very informative and gives me good analogies for techniques. So far I have been happy."
Hanna
Took Cello lessons from Lucas B.
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"I am really pleased with Tom's approach and simplification of cello basics others have made so complex! The instruction was easy to follow leaving me with the ability to play 3 scales the first lesson (with practice of course). I felt like there was hope for someone like me taking up cello so much later in life."
Rebecca
Took Cello lessons from Thomas W.
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"Isabella is a wonderful teacher who is able to quickly adapt and cater to the learning styles of her students. She is a reliable instructor who inspires her students!"
Antonio
Took Cello lessons from Isabella P.
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"Special thanks to a wonderful and talented teacher, Chris, on National Teacher's day!!"
Tina
Took Cello lessons from Chris S.
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"Great job.seem enthused about teaching lesson .very happy with Chris"
Marcia
Took Cello lessons from Chris S.
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"Great first lesson! Chris meets you where you are and is really focused on the tiny details that can make a difference."
Laura Baedeker
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Theresa is a great teacher. She is nice and patient."
Alex
Took Cello lessons from Theresa S.
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