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Genevieve T.

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

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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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Emily S.
Teacher is wonderful and very responsible! We're lucky to have her!
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Dessislava N.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English and Bulgarian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dessislava N.

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My promise to students--if they follow my advice, they will be successful! Cello lessons with me are informative, productive, and geared toward empowering the student's knowledge of the cello. I also encourage students when faced with a problem to slow down, think about what they are doing physically and change their approach if needed.

About Dessislava

I am a professional cellist who has been teaching and freelancing for more than twenty years. I graduated from Michigan State University with a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Cello Performance. I currently teach privately in Chicago and the suburbs over fifteen students with ages ranging from 5

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Alayna
She’s incredible! Helped me gain so so much skill and get me into music college!
Mark
Great teacher! She strove to have me learn to play the proper way without shortcuts but at the same time made the lessons very fun. She ended up becoming a good friend too!

Jessica B.

16 Reviews
Elk Grove Village, IL
Starting at $59
  • Speaks English, Polish
  • Teaches students 7 to 85
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jessica B.

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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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Janet S.
Knowledgeable, helpful and very good teacher.
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.

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Travis A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Travis A.

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Under the direction of Dr. Travis A. Allen, the Bend Cello Studio is located in Bend, OR. Individual cello lessons are offered for students ages 4 to adult.
With over 20 years of teaching and performing experience, Travis has established himself as a distinguished cello instructor offering high quality training. Travis’s students have won scholarships, competitions and have gone on to study at distinguished music schools.
Students in the Bend Cello Studio have the opportunity to perform at two recitals every year.

About Travis

I am a cello teacher who embraces the following principles, and uses them to guide me as an instructor. Anyone can learn: My studio is open to students of all ages and abilities. I focus on the person, not the cello. Nurture: I provide a positive and safe learning environment. Fostering and guid

Dustin N.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Awarded Magna Cum Laude Honors from Belmont University
  • Masters of Music from McKendree University
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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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Ryan K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music Performance from University of South Carolina
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Ryan K.

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I believe that everyone can experience the joy of the learning the cello and growing their inner musical nature. Learning the cello can come with many ups and downs -- I enjoy guiding students of all ages, interests, and abilities through these challenges to the rewarding moments of playing with ease and confidence.

About Ryan

I'm a performing cellist, recording artist, and teacher. I started as a symphony cellist, and have since taken my cello playing to new mediums and genres -- from rock, to gospel, to dubstep -- in performances across the US and abroad. From my home studio I have recorded and appeared on albums with

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Evanston, IL

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Evanston is $70. 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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$42 average
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$58 average
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"My 13 year old daughter said "She loved her" totally different as her Cello teacher in middle school, she said."
Mimi
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Excellent style of pedagogy for a slow learner."
Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"Really great first lesson, can’t wait for more :)"
Kati
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Naomi is an amazing teacher! She is very knowledgeable and is skilled at effectively transferring that knowledge to students. She is kind, approachable and very reliable. I can't wait for more of my lessons with Naomi :)"
Zoe
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"I seriously love her since she is so patient and nice."
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Took Cello lessons from Meixu L.
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"Lenna is wonderful!!! She is dedicated to her art and her warmness really reassured our family that she was the perfect match. My 8 year-old daughter been having private in home lesson over the passed year and have shown great improvement with even the most challenging piece. She has patience and can differentiate instruction to facilitate my daughter learning style, making it an adventurous.
My daughter would frequently say:"Practice Makes Prefect"
But for Lenna:"Practice Make Progress" because you are forever learning.
She is indeed a humble individual..
I highly recommend Lenna for any level of practice."
D. George
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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"Lucas is a colleague of mine in The Orchestra Now, who I've known for two years. He is incredibly thoughtful and kind, and is an inspiring musician. I have witnessed him curate and present beautiful chamber recitals, perform solo with orchestra, and play brilliantly for some of the world's most esteemed cellists. If you want to learn, discover, and explore the wonderful world of the cello, Lucas is the best person!"
Emily
Took Cello lessons from Lucas B.
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"Chris is a really awesome teacher. Has a lot of expertise teaching online, and has many tips for cello learning for all ages. I'm in my 40s , picked up the cello again 2 years ago, and with Chris I've become a confident learner of the cello while having a lot of fun! Yay!! Thanks Chris!"
Tina
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Susanna was AMAZING!!! I'm just starting back after 20+ years off and she not only started me back on the path well, she has already taught me some improvement techniques to improve both my playing and my bowing!!! I'm already looking forward to our next session!!!"
Linus
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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"Excellent, patient instructor. She didn't let my bad habits go unchallenged, giving me kind and consistent correction. The seemingly small corrections to form reduced fatigue and improved my playing. She was always great at communication. The best part for me was she did not insist I as an older adult learner practice from an elementary book. She suggested interesting pieces and studies that challenged me without overwhelming. Highly recommend Jessica for all age levels."
Mike
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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