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Sammy E.

6 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Music - Cello Performance from University of Missouri - St. Louis
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Sammy E.

6 Reviews
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Private Cello Teacher

I love showing other people how to play musical instruments, especially cello! If you're a beginner, I'll get you playing music right away; note-reading, scales, and stuff can come later. If you've been playing for a little while, we can work together to help you learn new skills, new music, and practice techniques that can help you progress quickly while avoiding frustration.

About Sammy

Hello, I'm Sammy! Making music is one of my favorite things to do. I believe that music is for everyone and lessons are about you, the student. So we can tailor your lessons to whatever you need. Whether you're a beginner, playing/learning for fun, or looking to enhance your playing, I can help

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Sara F.
I think it was a great lesson. Although it would be great to be able to jump in and start playing. Sammy gave me tools and exercises to help build a strong foundation in my learning and playing!
Patti
I am older starting cello. Sammy is very patient and I am enjoying the lessons.
Betsy M.
Sammy is a great instructor, I am looking so forward to my next session.

Jonathan M.

10 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Cello Performance from University of Missouri - Saint Louis
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Jonathan M.

10 Reviews
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Jonny plans on communicating a love for music in his lessons. He believes firmly that technique's purpose is to get out of the way of the music and all physical training (posture, hand formation, release of tension, etc.) is to allow that to be fluid process. A lover of etudes and scales, Jonny uses those as the building blocks to developing a musical ear and allowing the performer to truly connect to the audience.

About Jonathan

Jonny Martin is studying under Kurt Baldwin of the Arianna String Quartet. Having studied the cello for over 15 years, Jonny has had many opportunities to experience the joys of music. He performed in orchestras such as the Missouri High School All State orchestra, UMSL symphony, Saint Charles Coun

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Dorian
Great Experience. On time, polite and good teacher. My son liked him. He is a keeper.
Isaac
He was relatable to my 10 year old and thouroughly covered several essential techniques and excercises to practice.
Maelon E.
I could hear a difference in my son's playing within the first lesson. The lesson just ended and my son is already looking forward to lesson two, thanks to Jonny's combination of expertise, enthusiasm, patience and encouragement.
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Brendon P.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded 1st Place Strings from Tuesday Musical Association Competition
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Brendon P.

9 Reviews
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I have 18 years of playing experience from some of the best teachers around the country. I am certified to teach all 10 Suzuki books. I cater my teaching to each individual student and my goal is to create a fun nurturing environment.

About Brendon

Brendon P. recently completed a Masters of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music under Dr. Melissa Kraut in cello performance and pedagogy. Brendon is certified to teach all 10 Suzuki books and is an active member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas. As a performer, Brendon is very acti

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Fiona B.
Great start with lots of good tips! Looking forward to more classes.
Michael
Very good experience on our first lesson. Brendon worked with our 7-year-old son and was patient with the online setup. He did make us aware that having online lessons with someone that young presents a bigger challenge but with our help, we are going to make it work (my wife and I are musically-trained).

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Megan S.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts, Clarinet Performance from University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Megan S.

32 Reviews
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I have been studding strings from age 8, starting on violin. I switched over to cello when I turned 13 and received scholarships to potentially attend the University of Pacific in Stockton, CA. I instead studied cello at the University of California, Santa Barbara where I had the opportunity to perform in the university's symphonic orchestra and teach private lessons to college students as well. I have experience teaching from the Suzuki method, but consider myself to be a flexible educator and teach many methods according to the needs of the student.

About Megan

Hello! Thank you for stopping by and viewing my profile. I currently live in Colorado Springs, CO and I am pursuing my Masters of Music degree in clarinet performance from The University of Denver. I hold a teaching credential in music from The California State University, Sacramento, and a BA in M

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Jeanne S.
Megan was great. She was very patient with me. I'm looking forward to my next lesson.
Bob M.
Megan is very knowledgeable and caring that I was able to comprehend and acquire the skills being taught.
I have every confidence that I will be able to learn the cello properly.

Jessica B.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Speaks English, Polish
  • Bachelor of Music at Cello Performance from Oberlin Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jessica B.

16 Reviews
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As a cellist with 18 years of playing experience and 5+ years of teaching I have learned that music can change your life at any age and even can help you heal from whatever struggles life throws at you. Music and learning an instrument can improve your brain functions in a way that no other activity can accomplish. I am so passionate about teaching and customize my teaching style to each student individually because the same approach does not work for everyone. I strongly believe in that and try to get to know my students, who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are and how I can help to overcome those. I get very involved with my students and build a personal relationship with each one of them to further help them with cello. I've had some wonderful instructors myself including Amir Eldan and Hans Jensen who taught me not only how to play the instrument itself but also how to use those skills that come with being a musician in life.
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About Jessica

I am a professional cellist who graduated from Oberlin Music Conservatory in 2016 with Bachelor of Music Performance. Since then I have been playing and teaching cello both privately and in high/middle schools. I teach people of all ages from 7 year olds to 85. I get so much joy from my students'

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Julie Rand
Jessica was great—very enthusiastic and instructive. I look forward to my next lesson!
Ainsley T.
First lesson- had a lot of fun.
Sarah
Jessica is a wonderful teacher! She knows how to meet the learning needs of every student. She is patient and fun, yet demands that her students improve. I highly recommend her for any level of student. I have seen her work with beginners and advanced students. They all love her and learn so much from working with her.
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Susanna S.

139 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $33
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music, Viola Performance from State University of New York at Purchase
  • Awarded Sword of Honor from Sigma Alpha Iota
  • Teaching since 1994
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Susanna S.

139 Reviews
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I am an experienced strings teacher with 25 years of experience. I will work with beginning cello students of all ages and provide instruction on proper technique, position, reading music and playing the cello. I am patient and provide constructive feedback and work at your pace.

About Susanna

Susanna S. has over 25 years of teaching experience on violin, viola and cello in private lessons, small groups, large groups and school orchestra settings. Currently, she runs her own studio and is teaching weekly in person private lessons at her home in Pittsburgh or online lessons. She offers

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Mary-Catherine H.
Susanna was amazing!!
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Sue H.
I have really enjoyed taking lessons from Susanna! I enjoy the pace of the lesson, I enjoy the material she has chosen for my level, and I really appreciate her expertise. The tips she has given have already helped me to improve! Thank you very much Susanna!

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Dupo, IL

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Dupo is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $126 per hour.
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"Super helpful, and really patient."
Noah
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Jessica is a fantastic teacher and very accommodating. From the first lesson I noticed a significant improvement in my teen daughter's playing. We happened to be in her area when we were looking to purchase a better quality cello and she met us at the store to help advise our decision."
lorella
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"I took lessons from Maria for 6 years, starting the summer just before I entered high school. Initially I was embarrassed because I knew most kids learning an instrument had started years before me, and I hadn't had any experience with reading sheet music or anything like that.

But she never held any preconceived notions about where my ability *should* be, which helped me feel comfortable learning the cello for fun, which was why I was taking lessons. And Maria was always patient working with me on whatever little part of a piece I struggled with week after week until I got it. She let me self direct how I wanted to learn, so I didn't spend as much time memorizing music theory and was able to learn through playing, which worked well for me.

While taking lessons through high school and part of college, I had a lot of difficult classes and sometimes had to sacrifice my short-term cello progress to make time for them. I always felt bad when this happened, but Maria understood and once the air cleared I was always excited to catch up to where I wanted to be.

Cello was always something kind of meditative where I could make something beautiful by putting in time, and I don't think I would enjoy playing now if I hadn't had the warm guidance of such a great teacher on my journey through the music world."
Ariel
Took Cello lessons from Maria H.
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"Mr. King is a very talented and engaging Cello instructor. He is always punctual, very patient, and makes the lesson fun for the student. I am very happy with my child's progress, and hope to continue lessons as long as Mr. King is available to teach!!!"
Anna Marie
Took Cello lessons from Randall K.
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"I've had a great experience!"
Tori
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"A fantastic cellist with a thirst for continually pushing her own musical knowledge and limits.

Johanna has been a great contributor to many orchestras I have conducted. She continuously seeks to further her knowledge to help make the music come to live and freely shares this knowledge with others around her. She continuously strives to find a perfect balance between technical acuity and musical phrasing/interpretation in her playing. I cannot overemphasize the benefit of her skill in this area, as it results in very technically competent musicians, who are also expressive!

She is friendly, encourages other struggling musicians. She always shows up to rehearsals/concerts early, with a smiling, can do demeanor, and a willingness to help wherever there might be a need.

She is professional and personable, she is always my first recommendation to parents and students looking for 'the right' music teacher."
Clark M
Took Cello lessons from Johanna W.
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"She has been doing a wonderful job with my daughter. My daughter absolutely loves working with her."
Addison
Took Cello lessons from Genevieve T.
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"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"
Kelvin
Took Cello lessons from Nazar D.
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"I wish I could've had the time and money to take another semester of lessons with Dr. Leonard here at NGU. She is a fantastic communicator with brilliant teaching strategies, plus helpful hints and tricks to make a student's learning experience easier. I absolutely loved my time with her, it was a blessing of an experience I'll never forget."
Francesca
Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"He is very knowledgeable and patient. He gave me great tips that helped me immediately play better."
Grace
Took Cello lessons from Brendon P.
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