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Annie M.

8 Reviews
Lorton, VA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts - Instrumental Music Education from Saint Olaf College
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Annie M.

8 Reviews
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About Annie

Hi, there! My name is Annie M and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2005 and have loved helping my students grow as musicians, grow as people, and enjoy their instrument! I went to Saint Olaf College and earned a degree in Instrumental Music Education in 2005. I'm a

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Radhika R.
Annie is very patient and in tune with my daughter. Her ability to teach is impressive. Annie has good knowledge and experience. My daughter loves her!
Bob H.
Annie was extremely patient and engaged. Good teacher for adult beginners.
Robert O.
Robert was nervous for his first lesson. Annie’s teaching style set him at ease very quickly. She was clear and concise with her instructions. Very hands on as needed: adjustment of violin, bow , hand and arm placement,etc. I, as Robert’s parent, was very impressed with Annie.
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Zachary F.

Alexandria, VA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Education from Duquesne University
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Zachary F.

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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

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Jessica P.

20 Reviews
Chevy Chase, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 5 to 18
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Jessica P.

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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

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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.
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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.

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Kyle C.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2005
  • B.A. Music Education / Music Composition from CSU Stanislaus
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Kyle C.

4 Reviews
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I teach basic through intermediate cello using the Essential Elements repertoire and my own personalized string exercises. Group lessons are available but I do not teach Suzuki.

About Kyle

Hello potential students! I have a B.A. in instrumental music education and composition. I have taught private lessons for over 12 years. Teaching private music lessons is my primary job, so I have much experience and wisdom compared to teachers who teach "on the side." Students of all ages stay wi

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Marcela S.
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Kyle is a great piano teacher! He is very patient with my 12-year old son. Just yesterday he referred to him as “fun Kyle” because he teaches him small songs on the side that he can show friends and family or are for upcoming holidays. He’s always punctual and respectful of our family and home. I’m grateful to have found him!
Thalia J.
Kyle is patient and a great instructor.

Tim M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Bachelors in Music from University of California, San Diego
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Tim M.

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song based approach to lessons- using songs to teach technique for right and left hands

About Tim

I'm a multi instrumentalist with a decade of performing and teaching experience on the bass, guitar, piano, cello, sitar, and more. Ive performed on the Grammys, toured internationally, and studied music in a multitude of styles on many instruments, including a bachelors degree from University o

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Maria S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maria S.

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I have more than 18 years of experience teaching, all ages. I teach beginners and Advanced students. I work with different books, depends on the level of the student, Essentials, Suzuky, Dotzauer, Klengel scales, Duport, Popper, Piatti, Sonatas, Concertos like Vivaldi, Saint Saenz, Bocherini, Haydn C and D, Dvorak, Lalo, and much more, i also prepare the kids for Recitals, All State and Competitions.

About Maria

I'm a professional cellist, i Have more than 18 years of experience teaching and coaching a Youth Orchestra i love teaching and see the progress, i work with different books depends on the age, Essentials, Klengel, Dupport, Popper, cello concertos and much more. Musically yours, Maria

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Washington, DC

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Washington is $71. 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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"I took lessons with Yuliya while at Michigan State and she was a joy to work with. She is super encouraging and can spot technical issues very quickly and efficiently. While working with Yuliya I became more confident about my playing, learned better practice techniques, and got the chance to refine my skills! She is an incredible instructor!"
Daijana
Took Cello lessons from Yuliya K.
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"I met Jeffrey after one of his performances at Loyola University and hired him to give my son lessons. He is really passionate with his teaching and seems quite knowledgable on the subject of classical cello. Would definitely recommend him to any individuals or parents looking to hire a cello teacher out there."
Jared
Took Cello lessons from Jeffrey W.
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"I'm very glad I found Ryan. I was a bit hesitant to take cello lessons because I'm a male in my mid 20s, I've never played, and I was intimidated by the whole idea. Ryan makes it fun and stress-free, he's very patient, and most importantly - he cares! I know he cares about my progress because he proactively met with me on a non-lesson day so that I could tape up my cello and repair the broken string in order to have enough time to practice. I'm very comfortable with Ryan as my instructor and I look forward to my continued progress through his excellent guidance."
Cesar
Took Cello lessons from Ryan S.
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"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.
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"Aaron is a talented instructor. He has worked with our son for more than 2 years teaching him cello and music theory. Aaron has the gift of being an outstanding musician, but also the gift of being able to impart that knowledge to others in a meaningful way, such that even young children and teens learn easily from his instruction. We have recommended Aaron to others and he is equally as good with adults. His manner is professional, he takes pride in the accomplishments of his students and is dedicated to the success of his students."
Stacey
Took Cello lessons from Aaron F.
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"Corey has been working with our children for over 4 years. My son took three years of violin lessons and my daughter is on her second year of cello lessons. He is always a lot of fun to work with and helps his students develop a love of music early on. They have learned so much working with Corey and are advanced for their age/class, have participated in honors orchestra, a local youth symphony, and All-State. Corey is an enthusiastic dedicated professional, is always on time and has adapted his teaching methods well for working online. He has always been great working with our busy schedule and providing make-up lessons when needed. We look forward to many more years of lessons with him."
Sara
Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
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"IF THERE IS A SAINT OF CELLISTS, i NOMINATE LENNA. She is filled with peacefulness, serenity, meditation, spirituality, prayer, humor, patience....and that does't even begin to talk about her extremely brilliant like the stars, cello playing and teaching. She is my first cello teacher, and she is my therapist, although she taught me today, that my cello is my therapist......it resonates passion and comfort and joy and beauty, beauty beauty. If you can take cello lessons, no matter your age, Lenna is the one you want for your teacher."
Mary M
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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"Corey is very talented and I have known him for years now. Not only does he help with technique, intonation and other things, but he also teaches different ways to practice so you can improve while you're not in a lesson. Just a very friendly and helpful teacher."
Simon
Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
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"Patty is patient, honest and meets the student where you are. She teaches and encourages while giving the reason WHY instead of just instructing
Her experience and professionalism is second to none.
I highly recommend her!"
Diana
Took Cello lessons from Patricia P.
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"Wonderful teacher! Patient, highly knowledgeable and kind. Very pleased."
Isabella
Took Cello lessons from Victor Q.
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