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Patricia P.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1976
  • Cello Performance from University of Memphis
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Patricia P.

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I have been teaching cello privately for over 40 years! I teach and have taught beginners of all ages up to university students. I enjoy teaching young children and have a full studio of adult learners. My specialty is the Suzuki method, but I teach using a wide variety of materials. I have a Master's degree in Cello Performance, and have an active playing career of orchestra, chamber music, and solo performance. I run my own chamber music business.

About Patricia

I have been teaching cello for over 40 years! I have taught students as young as 4 and as old as 72, and currently have a local studio of similar age groups. I have had an active performing career as an orchestral musician, college professor, and chamber musician. I have a Master's degree in Music

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Mary
Working with Patty has been an incredible experience. She’s truly nurtured my love for music and been so patient and so uplifting. I’m very thankful to have found her as an instructor!
SangAe
I have been her student over two and a half years now. Over the past 4 months she converted to online lessons due to the COVID pandemic. At the beginning I was not sure I could get the same quality or experience from the cello lesson without seeing her in person. However, her teaching via FaceTime was seamless and I was able to follow her teaching without any problems. She is the best instructor ever in-person and online for teaching the cello!
Emma
Mrs. Patty is an excellent and patient teacher who I have been taking lessons from for 8 years! She is great with younger players (like me, when I started in 4th grade) and with adults!
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Maria D.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, Montenegrin (Serbo-Croatian), Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Maria D.

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I am a professional cellist with years of performing and teaching.
I attended the Jacobs School of Music for my undergraduate and masters' degrees and was a graduate teaching assistant. I also received my Stott Pilates Teaching Certification while at IU and incorporate postural alignment into my teaching. I have Suzuki certification and work on a strong technical foundation, which both facilitates performing and frees us up to explore non-traditional techniques and other genres.

Most importantly, I strive to nurture the love and passion for music and cello and I am here to help you achieve your musical goals.

About Maria

I teach cellists of all ages and abilities and tailor the lesson to the individual. Lessons include standard repertoire, and if requested, non-traditional styles as well. I have experience with solo repertoire, orchestra, chamber music, and folk music, and can help you develop your ear and even sin

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Dorothy P.
Maria is wonderful. She is enthusiastic, patient, and motivates me with positive feedback.
She inspires me to work hard toward my next lesson.
Jaclyn
Maria is an excellent teacher. She is kind, patient, flexible, and fun! She truly cares about her students learning experience and is committed to her teaching. Highly recommend you snag some lessons with this lovely lady!
Layla M.
Even though learning to play the cello is quite challenging, I feel very relaxed and happily engaged with Maria as my instructor. I always look forward to my lessons!

Dustin N.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Awarded Magna Cum Laude Honors from Belmont University
  • Teaching since 2001
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Dustin N.

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I teach through a traditional style where learning notation is paramount. Proper technique and finger placement will propel us into playing classical pieces and studies.

About Dustin

I hold music degrees from both Belmont and McKendree University. I've been teaching private lessons when I graduated high school and loved it. I decided to make teaching my career, I currently teach at Spring Woods Middle School teaching orchestra.

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Travis
Very nice, attentive, and easy to work with. 1st lesson and looking forward to many more.
Isaiah N.
Dustin was very patient and kind to my son. He was very pleased about his first lesson and said it’s a great fit.
Audra
Excellent instructor. I am a complete beginner, but felt very comfortable and am excited to learn more.

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Donny C.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 10 to 75
  • Master of Music from Oklahoma State University
  • Teaching since 2012
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Donny C.

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I am a professional cellist and private educator based in Los Angeles, California. I have seventeen years of cello experience, including a Bachelors in Music from the prestigious University of North Texas. I earned my Masters of Music in Cello Performance at Oklahoma State University, where my research included pedagogy and performance practice.

My former teachers include Shawn Sanders (2006-2010), Nikola Ružević (-2014) and Dr. Meredith Blecha-Wells (-2016). I have performed masterclasses for artists including Phyllis Young, Bion Tsang, Dobrila Berković-Magdalenič, Johnathan Ruck, and Kari Caldwell.

My primary education used Suzuki Method materials along with exercises by Popper and Dotzauer, and later more advanced studies such as Feuillard, Duport, and Piatti. My teaching uses these resources, in addition to personalized exercises, to help my students achieve their musical goals. These goals may include repertoire which is strictly classical, contemporary, or a blend of the two. ...

About Donny

During my studies I performed with the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra through the Patti Johnson Wilson Orchestral Fellowship, with Principal Guest Conductor Daniel Hege. I worked under conductors including Eric Whitacre, Benjamin Zander, Sarah Ioannides, and Gerhardt Zimmerman, among others. I performed

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Adelyn Russell
Mr. Crider was such a great teacher! I appreciated the way he adjusted every lesson to my needs and patiently helped me work through technique.
I would recommend him to anyone wishing to begin or further their classical training on the cello.
Maris
Donny always takes extra care to meet the individual needs if our daughter. He is kind in his approach, praising accomplishments and hard work. However, he does challenge her to continue to improve in musical knowledge and performing with excellence.
Mikki
My son was privileged to study with Donny for two years. He made MAJOR strides in improvement with his cello technique during that time. He was challenged and encouraged each week. Donny's clarity was a great help in growing technique. Listening for musicality was never overlooked. We highly recommend him as a teacher.
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Emily S.

2 Reviews
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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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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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Katie S.

12 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Awarded Nominated for Best Educator in Prince William from InsideNova.com
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Katie S.

12 Reviews
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I offer beginning and intermediate cello lessons for children and adults.

About Katie

Master of Music Education The Hartt School - University of Hartford West Hartford, CT Bachelor of Music The Hartt School - University of Hartford West Hartford, CT Current Public School Teacher Over 18 years experience teaching private violin, viola, cello, guitar, and piano lessons!

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Tommy
Not just by the book. Is very musical in approach, ear training, theory etc... highly recommended
Franklyn
The first lesson was exactly as expected. Very professional. My son will continue with Katie. He is very excited to work with her.
Cheryl
Katie is the best! A talented musician and a very patient teacher -- she makes learning to play a real joy.

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"Great experienced cello teacher! Thank you Brenda!"
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Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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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."
Yemi
Took Cello lessons from Michael P.
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"Eric was very patient me and I appreciate that, I have never played an instrument in my life, looking forward to learning"
Cindy
Took Cello lessons from Eric W.
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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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"Ms. Tabby's the best! I highly recommend her to anyone who loves music and wants to learn how to play the cello. I studied with her for a few years in Chicago and she was the most patient, kind, and dedicated teacher I have ever had. I improved so quickly while taking lessons with her, AND I had fun while doing it. If you're looking for a great teacher with a kind heart and a brilliant mind, look no further!"
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Took Cello lessons from Genevieve T.
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"Yuliya has been an absolutely wonderful cello teacher for my son. She brings out the best in his playing. Her attention to technique is an integral and essential part of her teaching. She’s not afraid to push for excellence, but she’s also patient and willing to listen to her students. We love Yuliya and would highly recommend her to anyone looking to study the cello."
Joanna
Took Cello lessons from Yuliya K.
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"Brenda is very patient"
Laura
Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"Rebecca is patient, kind and positive. She is very encouraging. Makes it fun!"
Joe
Took Cello lessons from Rebecca K.
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"Stephen is an all-round expert cellist of all repertoires, from historical to contemporary. His efficient, structured and holistic pedagogical methods, coupled with his intuitive abilities to assess and immediately remedy practical issues are remarkable and unparalleled. What's more, his capacity to inspire and influence his students to love the art that is music precipitates further scholarly and performative successes. I highly recommend his services. You will not be disappointed."
Joshua
Took Cello lessons from Stephen M.
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"We couldn’t be happier with Corey. My son has taken lessons from others in the past that we thought were good...we didn’t know what we were missing! Corey communicates clearly, gives tangible things to practice and work on, and is friendly. I also appreciate that he takes time to check in and see how my son has been. During this quarantine kids are needing asl the connections they can find. My son looks forward to his lessons and I enjoy listening to him play."
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Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
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