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Jessica B.

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

Erica M.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Erica M.

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I am an experienced performer and teacher with 20 years experience on my instrument. I specialize in non-traditional forms of improvised music and classical music, but teach all genres. My lessons are individually catered to students of all ages and learning abilities to keep their interest heightened and meet their needs. I assist students in building a strong musical foundation through proper technique, note-reading, and music theory along with ear training, listening and memorization.

About Erica

As a cellist with 20 years experience on my instrument, I take a less traditional approach having performed at renowned venues such as the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Archive, Hungry Brain, and Elastic Arts. I am active in the improvisation, jazz, "New" music

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Nazar D.

1 Review
Elgin, IL
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Russian, Polish, Ukrainian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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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

Meet Online Cello Teachers Serving Glendale Heights, IL

Quinn L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Music Master degree from University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music
  • Awarded Piano trio prize from Shanghai Conservatory of Music
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Quinn L.

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Teach cello since I was in College. have a lot of experience of teaching both kids and adults.

About Quinn

I began her cello studies at age of eight and won my first cello competition at ten. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Cello Performance at The Shanghai Conservatory of Music in China and Master’s Degree from University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) where I received a full sch

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Luca
Kun is a wonderful instructor who has passion for teaching and playing the cello. Her positive attitude and friendly personality make her lessons engaging and extremely helpful.
Joan R.
Very good teacher; patient, thorough, positive and really encouraging.

Aaron F.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor in Music from Boston Conservatory
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Aaron F.

12 Reviews
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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

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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!
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Alex W.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex W.

5 Reviews
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I am a cello teacher and performer with 10 years of teaching experience. This is what I do full time, and I love it! I enjoy working with children, adults, and groups of all ages and levels of experience.

I am a classically trained cellist and received my Bachelor's in Music, Cello Performance from Sacramento State University, and my Master's in Music, Cello Performance from Florida State University.

I play in weddings, living rooms, fancy events, and various orchestras. I've held section and principal roles in the Tallahassee Symphony, Townsend Opera, Pacific Chamber Orchestra, and North State Symphony.

Reach out if you are interested in beginning or continuing your studies in cello!

About Alex

I am a cello performer and teacher based in the Bay Area. This is what I do full-time, and I love it! I received my Master's in Music, Cello Performance from Florida State University, and my Bachelor's in Music, Cello Performance from Sacramento State University. I have been teaching students o

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Linda K.
In view of the Coronavirus lockdown, we had to resort to the online method of teaching. I believe it has been working fine. Alex is easy to work with, and I'm enjoying learning the cello. Thanks
Tuala G.
Great information and lesson!
Mattia
Alex was very professional and connected very well with my 9 years old.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Glendale Heights, IL

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Glendale Heights 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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"Wonderful cello teacher!

Ms. Greenly is absolutely a wonderful cello instructer. She is experienced, encouraging,and patient. She knows exactly what my son needs to work on. I really like how she encouges nicely to work on detailes in phrases, pitches, etc..her friendly and patient approaching always works! Thank to Ms. Greenly, my son has made it to the top chamber orchestra in middle school this fall. It is not easy to find a great teacher but we feel we are the lucky ones."
Charles
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Fantastic first lesson. Valentina was enthusiastic and very encouraging."
Polly
Took Cello lessons from Valentina I.
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"We have really enjoyed our experience with Victor this far. Our son looks forward to each lesson and is genuinely enjoying himself. Couldn't be happier."
Addie
Took Cello lessons from Victor M.
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"Excellent instructor. Very excited to my 1st lesson tonight. Thank you"
Kelly
Took Cello lessons from Nicole B.
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"Kathy is very knowledgeable. She taught my teenage daughter and was very patient and encouraging even when my daughter didn't want to listen."
Kim
Took Cello lessons from Kathy B.
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"There was a delay of about 10 seconds, but everything else was amazing"
Missy
Took Cello lessons from Kelvin L.
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"We had a great dialogue before the first lesson so we could hit the ground running. She is passionate about music so it was a very engaging lesson. Highly recommend!"
Kevin
Took Cello lessons from Johanna W.
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"Great start to my daughter's new instrument!"
Cadence
Took Cello lessons from Erin C.
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"Today was my daughter’s second lesson from Theresa.
My daughter loves to learn from her and she wants to come twice a week. Theresa is a very kind and detailed teacher. She is also humorous too. My daughter feels comfortable with her. I think she is a very nice teacher."
Minnie
Took Cello lessons from Theresa S.
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"James has been a wonderful teacher. He has greatly helped me advance in my beginning cello skills by carefully observing, demonstrating as needed, then showing me the things I can do to improve. He does this in such a manner that instead of feeling discouraged, I am even more motivated to improve. I am learning cello as an adult simply for the fun of trying something new. My wife, who played flute on scholarship through college and some professionally has noticed, and commented, on the improvement. In summary, I highly recommend James for both adults and for kids. He just has a great knack for teaching."
Larry
Took Cello lessons from James W.
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