Cello Lessons in Washington Navy Yard. Amazing Teachers.

Flexible & affordable cello lessons. In person or online.

“Today is my opportunity to practice cello.”

Popular Cello Teachers in Washington Navy Yard, DC

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Jessica P.

20 Reviews
Chevy Chase, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 5 to 18
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Jessica P.

20 Reviews
Book Now
Private Cello Teacher

Classical music-focused, fun and relaxed environment, experienced teacher with top conservatory background

About Jessica

Jessica moved to the Chevy Chase/Bethesda area in 2009, having grown up and gone to school in New York and Ohio. She loves the area, and she and her husband are thrilled to be putting down roots in the community. As a performer, Jessica has traveled around the world, but throughout her career teach

Recent Reviews
Zarya N.
She is an amazing teacher and you should have her as your instructor she taught me all I know about classical piano so I thank her for that.
Les
I had a great first lesson with Jessica. The lesson took place in a comfortable studio in her house. We discussed my goals and then reviewed where I am currently. She paid carefully attention to my body position with the bow and had several great suggestions on exercises to improve it. I'm already looking forward to the next lesson.
Gagnon P.
Jessica is very nice!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Zachary F.

Alexandria, VA
Starting at $50
  • Music Education from Duquesne University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Zachary F.

Book Now
Private Cello Teacher

Experience professional Cellist and Teacher. I have been teaching professionally for 9 years, and am a certified Pre K - 12 Music Teacher. The lessons are based off of pedagogy, developmentally appropriate practices, and analysis of student progress. I hold an initial evaluation lesson to determine the current level, and then from there develop an individualized plan based on student goals, and desires. I have played in Rock, Jazz, Classical, and many other settings, and Focus not just on "classical" music, but any genre, including Pop music and how to learn to play pop songs by ear, and create your own arrangements of these songs. Send me a message to connect and we can develop your skills as a whole, rounded musician!

About Zachary

I am a professional cellist, and certified K-12 Music Educator, who graduated from Duquesne University with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education, and a Masters Degree in Cello Performance. My philosophy in teaching is holistic. I spend the first lesson analyzing musical knowledge, skills, and ap

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Hrant P.

3 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $140
  • Speaks Serbian, English, German, Armenian, Bulgarian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Hrant P.

3 Reviews
Book Now
Private Cello Teacher

I believe that every student has his/her own need because we are all unique as human beings, every one of us has their stronger and weaker skills and my job as a teacher is to find the best tool to pass to the given student.

I am strict but fun, whichever amount the student needs more.

I use the Suzuki books because the songs (and later pieces) in are very good, popular, fun, and evenly progressive.

Achievements depend also on the student and the amount of practicing done at home. I as a teacher can only do that much in passing my knowledge and spur the student own. Practicing at home is very, very important.

About Hrant

Hrant's interests range from the solo cello repertoire to chamber music, teaching, and orchestral playing. As a teacher he has been a faculty member at Yale School of Music, 92nd Y, Summertrios Music Festival, and has held master classes at Yale and the William Blount-Slawson Competition. He has re

Recent Reviews
Patrick-Helios L.
Wonderful teacher. Able to engage young cellists.
Ryan C.
Hrant is very patient and believes in building a strong basic foundation prior to proceeding.
Karl-Marx O.
Amazing

Meet Online Cello Teachers Serving Washington Navy Yard, DC

Concetta A.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Concetta A.

35 Reviews
Book Now
Online Cello Teacher

The cello is one of the most beautiful instruments! Experts say it has the closest sound to the human voice.

About Concetta

Concetta is a NYC based violinist, strings specialist and composer. She writes original art songs inspired by natural science, folk tales, poetry and everyday objects and sounds. She released her first solo album entitled Falling in Time in February 2015 on Waterbug Records. She was a visiting comp

Recent Reviews
Jim
My first lesson with Concetta was great. I received a lot of good feedback and things to work on for this first week. Really looking forward to lesson 2 next week!
katherine
Concetta is a super knowledgable and supportive teacher! She adjusts her teaching to student interests and needs. She teaches in a lovely space and if you are super lucky you will meet her adorable dog, pepper <3. I highly recommend her!
Micaela
Hire Concetta, especially to support a beginning violin player! She is warm, professional and very adept at finding your child's musical strengths and then identifying material to help them access and enjoy the music and instrument. AKA GOOD TIMES for all and excited to continue...as it should be. Thank you Concetta for your expertise and flexibility with schedule. Keri-Ann

Aaron F.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile

Aaron F.

12 Reviews
Book Now
Online Cello Teacher

Have fun playing the cello! I emphasize beautiful tone and expressive playing. I am a patient teacher. Methodical yet flexible. All ages and levels!!

About Aaron

Hello! I am a cellist and pianist with many years of teaching experience and a Master's degree in music performance. I am patient and flexible, but also methodical. I am fascinated by the learning process, and I enjoy finding the most effective and enjoyable ways for each student to learn and pra

Recent Reviews
Katherine
Aaron spends quality time with our daughter and goes through material that is appropriate for her playing level. We are extremely pleased with his attention to her positioning and bowing. Great thanks to his teaching to help our daughter to work on skills!
Katie
Aaron teaches piano to my 8 year old daughter, Abby. She is shy but loves piano and she very much looks forward to his visits! He customizes her lessons to her skill level and interests. No question he is a serious musician, but he is also laid back and funny which is perfect for young kids as it puts them at ease. Abby is thriving under Aaron's instruction, I'm so glad we found him!
Bonnie
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Samuel R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 6 to 50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Samuel R.

Book Now
Online Cello Teacher

Are you ready to make music?!
I am a fun and caring teacher who helps all my students be successful. I love teaching cello because it is such a fun and versatile instrument.
I have extensive teaching experience as a public school music teacher and enjoy helping students meet their goals.
Sign up with me, today!

About Samuel

Hi there! My name is Sam and I am excited to meet you. I am available to teach the following instruments: -Acoustic/Electric Guitar -Piano -Trumpet -Clarinet -Ukelele -Violin -Viola -Cello -Bass I have played violin for 16 years and the viola, cello, and bass for 8 years.

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing cello teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream cello teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect cello teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each cello lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Cello Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

328133_cxp9hctbcsqqxc554ylq
"I can't believe how much I learned in my first lesson - her tips were great! Can't wait for more."
Cindy
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
Profile_101378_pi_12003427_10153566676073376_7625469207491137499_n
"Lenna is the kind of musician and teacher you will never forget. I had the privilege of working with her in college, and she's always been one of my very favorite collaborators!"
Jordan
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
Profile_209731_pi_FB_IMG_1574452350045
"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.
Profile_201772_pi_READYLUCK_0004
"Kristen has been a wonderful cello teacher for our daughter. She has always helped with school orchestra pieces as well as provided a wide variety of other work to explore - both classical and contemporary.

I cannot recommend her highly enough. Kristen has supported and motivated our daughter to become a better cellist, has greatly improved her knowledge of music theory, and it has been a joy for me to listen to them play every week."
Peter
Took Cello lessons from Kristen D.
342256_vzmccjlfqs66ccm8s2rh
"Very good teacher; patient, thorough, positive and really encouraging."
Joan
Took Cello lessons from Quinn L.
Profile_103838_pi_11709221_1459219201062649_6050876627153812117_n
"Carly is a very patient and kind teacher, and she knows her stuff! Her passion for music clearly shows and I would highly recommend her."
Laura
Took Cello lessons from Carly H.
Profile_129175_pi_10272526_10202873898000333_4877712892078656492_o
"I have taken lessons with Jessica my junior and senior years of high school.
I am most grateful that Jessica has helped me become more confident in my playing. She truly understands the cello and cellists in holistic ways, examining a student's playing through body language, patterns of playing, sound, and vocal interactions. Her musical knowledge is vast. Jessica is experienced in the piano, violin, cello and has arranged music. She has worked with various quartets and age groups. She has exercises that are perfect for any level of experience, whether it is beginner fifth graders or advanced high school seniors. Lessons with Jessica are fulfilling, fun, and challenging. She will push a student past what his perceived limits are because she knows his potential. I strongly recommend taking lessons with Jessica if you're a cellist looking to advance your skill and musicianship."
Patrycja
Took Cello lessons from Jessica B.
Profile_197746_pi_IMG_1879
"Naomi is encouraging and patient with my daughter during their lesson time. My daughter looks forward to their time together. She make cello lessons fun for my daughter. I would recommend Naomi for your online cello experience."
Elizabeth
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
Profile_216077_pi_NewPressPhoto
"Chris has a warm and easy-going personality that makes learning comfortable and easy. He is very patient and kind. Hea the definition of what a good teacher should be."
Katrina
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
Profile_211308_pi_IMG_2835-1
"Ok apart from a blury connection"
Missy
Took Cello lessons from Kelvin L.
View More
View Less

Popular Cello Articles from our Blog

Is Cello Hard to Learn? Read THIS Before Taking Lessons

Many beginning musicians wonder, “Is cello hard to learn?” The process of learning the cello is not difficult, but it’s important to keep in mind that the cello is not an instrument of instant gratification. It does require focused, daily practice time and a good teacher to guide you along the way. How far you progress with cello is a direct result of the amount of quality time you put into practicing the instrument. Even someone who puts in just 30 minutes a day will notice a signi …

By Jessica Dais