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Wei D.

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Glenview, IL
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Mandarin, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Winner from Douai International Cello Competition, Douai France
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Wei D.

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Good habits and an excellent attitude make great cellists. It doesn't hurt to love music too. I love music and I love to share my passion with my students.

Having a teacher who is an experienced performer is an important quality in a teacher. I am a professional classical musician currently working as a freelance cellist in the Chicago area. I play with Chicago Philharmonic, the Northbrook Symphony, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and the Northwest Indiana Symphony, among others. Before coming to Chicago I played for 13 seasons with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.

I have taught privately for over 10 years including 2 years in Paris. My teaching is a reflection of my teacher, Phillippe Muller. I studied with Msr. Muller while studying at the Paris Conservatory. Msr. Muller is currently a Professor of Cello at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City.

About Wei

Even though I have been teaching and performing on the cello for most of my life, it's not all there is to who I am. I am a chef (almost--12 weeks to go), a mom, a wife. I have a cute little Tibetan Terrier that loves visitors. My husband and I love hiking in beautiful places. Studying with m

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Michael
Wei , is an excellent teacher,
She gave me really helpful practical suggestions and tips how to practice my bowing technique and it greatly improved my tone and made it easier to play and more fun too !
Thank you Wei ,you are a fantastic teacher!!
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Genevieve T.

10 Reviews
Forest Park, IL
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 3 to 70
  • Bachelors of Music in Cello Perfomance from Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Awarded New York Philharmonic Zarin Mehta Fellow from New York Philharmonic
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Genevieve T.

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Having 10 years of experienced cello teaching, I feel very comfortable helping my students understand the foundations of cello technique. I graduated with a Bachelors of Music from the music conservatory Cleveland Institute of Music, and got my Masters in Music from Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music.

In addition, I completed a 2 year rigorous Suzuki Technique Pedagogy Program where I am now certified to teach all 10 levels of the cello books. I am confident in explaining any questions a student may have. I love to make practicing a game, so that way we are developing the proper skills but also challenging ourselves while having fun! Even I can understand that practicing can get tiresome and dull at times!

As a traveling musician who has performed all over the world, I feel it is important for students to appreciate all types of music. While classical training and technique are absolutely crucial to the beginning stages of a student's development, I like to show ...

About Genevieve

I am a professional cellist, skilled in all solo, chamber, and orchestra settings. My playing has invited me into the top ranking music festivals in the world including Tanglewood Music Center, Aspen Music Festival, Music Academy of the West, and many others. These opportunities have led me to per

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Addison
She has been doing a wonderful job with my daughter. My daughter absolutely loves working with her.
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Teacher is wonderful and very responsible! We're lucky to have her!
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Nazar D.

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Elgin, IL
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Russian, Polish, Ukrainian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nazar D.

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Cello is famous for its deep and warm sound, probably the widest range from low to high register. It is used for solo, chamber music, ensembles, chamber and symphony orchestras.
But the most important cello can change your mind and fulfill your soul like no other instruments !

About Nazar

My name is Nazar, Concert Soloist and Orchestra Performer, Experience Long Time Teacher. Master Graduate from Moscow State Conservatory and postgraduate assistant ship program 1990-97 plus over 20 years of teaching experience with different age students. My teaching philosophy is to teach good tech

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Kelvin
I've been working with Nazar since 1998. Not only does he know his stuff and makes his teaching personal to your needs, but he also has a way to make you feel successful even when you are struggling. you always feel better about your playing when you leave than when you got to his studio. He recognizes your learning style and what you want to accomplish, then builds his teaching around that.

If you are looking for a cello teacher (and yes, he also teaches piano and other instruments) I'd say put your time and money into Nazar and you, you will feel it is one of your best investments

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Michelle T.

134 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Associates of Fine Arts from Georgia Highlands
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michelle T.

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I love teaching strings. Cello was my first instrument. I focus heavily on bow technique. I have gotten students into youth orchestras and passed college auditions. I like to use the Essential Elements and Suzuki books.
I also offer online group lessons at a highly discounted price. I suggest that all my students join. This is a great option for kids while class is out.

About Michelle

Violin Viola Cello Double Bass ONLINE for over 2 years now! Great for military and homeschool families- ADULTS & KIDS $15 for a full week of group practice Monday - Friday, online group orchestra ...... Click accompaniment as the subject pick anytime. The group joins at 8 pm eastern Mon-Fri.

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Mini Ghosh
Michelle is a very good instructor My daughter loves her and looks forward to attend the class .her classes are very interactive. I have seen a great improvement in my child confidence and skills .
Olivia
Amazing. She's the very best.
stephanie
Very friendly and my son loves taking lessons with her

Marcelo Z.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks ENGLISH, SPANISH, FRENCH, ITALIAN, PORTUGUESE
  • Ph D in Cello Performance from UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Marcelo Z.

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I have taught cello for many years to different ages, needs, and goals in music, from enjoying music to prepare auditions and a professional career. I enjoy sharing my passion for cello playing. In addition to my teaching in private studio, public and private schools, colleges and universities, I’m a concert cellist with experience performing as soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player, I empathize with students problems to solve and the art of interpretation, living music to the highest levels , I was taught by great artists.

About Marcelo

I always loved teaching cello, music theory or composition. I have the experience as a professional cellist as soloist, chamber musician and performing in an orchestra. But since I started to teach very young I know how to address student's needs, approaches to achieve their goals, whether is to

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Vivi
His lessons made learning cello fun, easy and manageable. It was always at my convenience and easy to schedule. Additionally, Marcelo is a very talented musician himself and his lessons reflected that.
Richard
A very engaging and innovative Virtuosi with excellent awareness and an intuitive approach with his prodigies
RandyJWiserMusicInc
Marcelo is a rare gem in music. His masterful technique, and performance is highly sought after. Marcelo’s love for music and cello will empower anyone who, will share his energy, and passion for the true implementation of soul through music.
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Madeleine G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Japanese from San Francisco State University
  • Awarded Howard B. Kaster Memorial Fund Recipient from College of San Mateo
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Madeleine G.

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Learn the magic of producing a beautiful sound on the cello!
Learn techniques to help you get the best sound out of your instrument as well as...
1 how to read music
2 how to count
3 several different methods of playing
4 several awesome pieces of repertoire
5 special insider cellist knowledge :)

Skype lessons also available!

About Madeleine

I absolutely love teaching. I try to give my cello and voice students an education with the goal that they will someday be able to join an orchestra and be able to share in the joy of music making with others. I focus on a firm grounding of music theory and sight-reading so that students will come

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Monica
Madeleine taught me so much about singing and the process behind it. she taught me warm-ups and technique that I use all the time and on top of that, introduced me to music theory and ear training. She is a joy to take lessons from and I highly recommend her

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Aurora, IL

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Aurora is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $117 per hour.
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"After coming from a high pressure - pre professional cello teacher, Johnny Mok is a breath of fresh air! I am learning at a faster rate and accomplishing more due to his relaxed and happy teaching style. So glad I found you Jonny!"
Nina
Took Cello lessons from Johnny M.
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"Annie was extremely patient and engaged. Good teacher for adult beginners."
Bob
Took Cello lessons from Annie M.
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"My 9 year old's first cello lesson. She loved it. A great teacher with a lot of patience, insight and tact."
Felicia
Took Cello lessons from Victor M.
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"Our ten year old daughter was being exposed to string instruments in a school situation. We decided at the beginning of the year to engage Mr. Averill on a private basis. It is truly astounding the progress she has made. He has introduced her to a variety of material and motivates her such that she practice literally every day. He is helping her with musical theory as well as playing the instrument. He has the perfect balance of insistence on excellence while praising and motivating. She will no doubt gradually increase her daily practice time as more is asked of her as her competency improves. It is hard to over state the progress she has made while maintaining an ability to have a positive motivated attitude. Mr Averill is a master at reading her. A true gift for a music teacher"
Benjamin
Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
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"Lenna is a terrific cello teacher! I feel lucky to have found her through this site. I was starting from zero with the cello and she was able to guide me through the Suzuki book to be able to play some songs -- even sight-reading. While I have a long way to go, I appreciate her focus and dedication to improving my playing skills. Highly recommended!"
Zack
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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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."
Ellie
Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
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"Linda was great! As an adult beginner with the cello she made the lesson enjoyable and easy to follow. She adjusted quickly for where I knew a little and where I knew nothing. Highly recommend her!"
JoAnn
Took Cello lessons from Linda C.
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"Great instructor! She really showed me a lot about my instrument today and even taught me some cool history lessons about the Cello! She has really nice tips to learn bowing (when we get there). Recommended for new, Crossover learners like myself."
Nandi
Took Cello lessons from Lisa C. B.
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"Mr. Bijan is the best instructor that someone can have. He's knowledgeable, passionate, and caring. I had him for cello lessons. He uses the time efficiently, and teaches you as much as possible in each lesson. I strongly recommend him."
Farnaz
Took Cello lessons from Bijan Z.
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"Megan is a one of a kind teacher. My daughter absolutely adores her! She connects on a personal level with all her students and helps them thrive in their musical career. She adapts the lessons perfectly and goes above and beyond what other private lesson teachers have done before.

My daughter raves about her lesson for several hours after. We will continue lessons with Megan for as long as possible!"
Sean
Took Cello lessons from Megan R.
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