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Lukas G.

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  • Speaks English
  • Bachelors of Music from Rice University, Shepherd School of Music
  • Awarded First Prize from Shepherd School Concerto Competition, 2019
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Lukas G.

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My approach to teaching the cello incorporates mindfulness, body awareness, and deliberate practice, and I strongly believe in simplifying technique and practice methods, and leading you to your own discoveries rather than just telling you what to do. In order to reach your potential as a cellist, you need to train both the body and the mind. I am a strong believer in mental practice and being able to hear the sound you want before you play - however, this is only half the battle; you also want to set yourself up for success by training your body to feel comfortable and relaxed while still maintaining structure. I have studied with the top cello pedagogues in the world, including Hans Jensen, Richard Aaron, Ralph Kirshbaum, Desmond Hoebig, and Frans Helmerson to name a few. The methods I’ve learned and developed on my own can be taught from the very beginning of a cellist’s journey, and I can’t wait to share them with you!

About Lukas

I am a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician and have performed all over the US and Europe. I am a recent graduate of the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University, and am currently pursuing my masters degree at the University of Southern California. My principal teachers have been Ralph Kirsh

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Iverson
Lukas was incredibly helpful as a teacher because it's clear that he's spent so much time over the last several years thinking about how the cello works and how to constantly be improving as a player. Lukas knows the best exercises to help solve whatever problems you may have as a player, and he has the real-world experience to back it up. I was particularly impressed by his ability to break down exactly what goes into creating a beautiful tone on the cello. He made me see my own technique differently and opened my eyes to aspects of cello playing that I had never thought of before. But most importantly, Lukas is a great teacher because he leads you to your own solutions. He won't just give you the answer to a specific passage of music, he will give you the tools to level up as a player, which you can then apply to anything you play. I would highly recommend taking lessons with Lukas Goodman.
Sam
Lukas has been a peer/colleague of mine for the past 6 years. As a conservatory student myself, I have often turned to Lukas for insight and help on various struggles I face as a cellist. As a cellist and technician, he has profound understanding of the fundamental concepts of playing the cello, whilst maintaining the ability to break things down in a simple and concise fashion. As an artist and musician, he constantly challenges himself for deeper expertise in so many facets of the art – both technically and musically.

Lukas has a clever sense of humor, is very bright, and void of arrogance (which I experienced so many times from teachers when I started out). I am certain he would provide a student of any level and goal with an adaptive, forward-focused approach. I cannot thank Lukas enough for the amount he has helped me, and I am certain he can do the same for so many others
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Christopher B.

135 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Christopher B.

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I have over 6 years of experience teaching private lessons in addition to teaching seminars on songwriting and music business at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts and SUNY JCC.

I teach both online and in-person lessons at my studio in Nashville and offer 30 and 60 minute lessons.

I have played over 1,000 shows, both solo and as an auxiliary musician for other touring acts. I performed on over 30 albums and have composed for radio, television, and internet video series, including sharing the stage with members of the 10,000 Maniacs. I've been featured in The New York Times, on the CBS Evening News, and on NPR.

While each student is different, I do generally start everyone on either Suzuki or the Essential Elements books.

As one of my old teachers said, “I'm not teaching you how to play cello, I'm teaching you how to teach yourself how to play cello.” This is something I strive for. Students will not only learn technical skills( how to play their instrument, read ...

About Christopher

I have over 6 years of experience teaching private lessons in addition to teaching seminars on songwriting and music business at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts and SUNY JCC. I teach both online and in-person lessons at my studio in Nashville and offer 30 and 60 minute lessons. I have pl

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Kalpana R.
Chris is a fantastic instructor. My son has been taking lessons with Chris for a while now and Chris keeps him engaged, curious and excited about music in general and lessons as well. We have tried various teachers for other things on TakeLessons and elsewhere, and Chis really stands apart. He follows up and checks in with me every so often, really listens to interests and feedback, pushes my son to move out of his comfort zone while still having fun. We were interested in one of the more formal guitar programs (that is commonly available in UK and only now starting in the US) and he has been very engaged, helpful and really personally invested in helping us navigate that process. He is a great teacher (really a true partner in learning) and just a fun and thoughtful person in general.
Rina H.
Excellent teacher! Patient, understanding, and experienced in teaching. Walked me through all the basics expertly and made playing the cello much more within reach. Looking forward to the next lesson!
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Roy B.

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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Roy B.

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Aloha! I'm Mr. B, a former public school orchestra teacher turned mailman. In 2018 my family had the wonderful opportunity to relocate to the island of Maui where I took a position as a letter carrier with USPS. Now that I'm settled, I'm excited to get back to teaching cello. I have 4 years of public school instruction teaching 5th-12th grade orchestra and 7 years of private instruction on cello. I have played cello for the University of Evansville, the University of Findlay, the University of Southern Indiana, Heidelberg University, The Firelands Symphony, The Bowling Green Symphony, and the Croswell Opera House. I have a relaxed, realistic teaching style that is student-centered and rooted in Suzuki's Every Child Can philosophy. I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education, Cum Laude, from Eastern Michigan University and have completed training on Suzuki Cello Books 1 & 2.

About Roy

My name is Roy, I am a cellist and former public school music teacher from the mainland. I earned my Bachelor’s of Music Education, Cum Laude, from Eastern Michigan University in 2014. Following graduation, I taught 5th-12th grade orchestra in Evansville, Indiana for four years. While teaching

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Robert M.

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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Robert M.

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Our cello lessons cover an array of topics from technique to musicality along with establishing the important connections of mind and body to achieve healthy and sustainable cello playing! I approach every student differently and try my utmost best to cater to every student's need. I have years of experience teaching pre-school age cellists to adults! I look forward to helping anyone achieve music and cello goals!

About Robert

Welcome! My name is Rob and I am professional cellist, string music educator and conductor in the DC Area. I've been playing cello for over 20 years and I have taught various age groups in public school and private studio settings for over 10 years in Indiana, Philadelphia and Washington DC areas.

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Antonio
Rob is a terrific teacher. He covers the fundamentals which my son really needed even though he'd been playing for several years before he started with Rob. Highly recommend.
Rebeca O.
AMAZING TEACHER! VERY CALM PERSON , WITH CLEAR EXPLICATIONS AND SUPER KIND!
is easy to see how the special is, and he did that a very dificult experience (like the 1st day lesson in Chelo is) , like if were something easy to learn!

Thanks Robert!!!
Jeb C.
He is an awesome tutor, and I learn a lot from this lesson. Unlike my previous tutor, he uses his cello to demonstrate things. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who wants to improve at playing the cello.
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Christopher G.

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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Christopher G.

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As a New York State Public School Music teacher with over 21 years of experience, I have taught hundreds of students how to play the Cello. My students have been highly successful and accepted into county and state-wide music Festivals.

About Christopher

I am a New York State Certified Public School Music teacher with over 21 years of experience. I pride myself on teaching with compassion, humor and making learning fun. My students become part of my family. I also know how to prepare you for any musical adventure you want. You want to prepare for a

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Valerie
Mr. Greer did a fantastic job teaching my daughter Clarinet. He is very professional and she got a perfect score on all of her NYSSMA solos that she worked on with him. I highly recommend Mr. Greer for private lessons.
Stu
Worked with my daughter and she really enjoyed the lesson. She asked me if she could continue to take lessons with Christopher. He seemed to be able to easily have her gain confidence.
Jim
He is an amazing teacher. He helped me tremendously with my embouchure issues and my sound. His friendly style and energy really motivated me to practice more. Can't wait to get back to school and audition for first chair in band.
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Jesse W.

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  • Master's of Music - Jazz Studies from University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jesse W.

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Hi! I have been teaching lessons of all skill levels and styles to students of all ages for the last 8 years. I have a Masters in Music from UNT as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Music from TCU. I always put the interests of the student first, and structure each lesson to best fit their needs. The student always comes first!

About Jesse

Hi! I have been teaching lessons of all skill levels and styles to students of all ages for the last 8 years. I have a Masters in Music from UNT as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Music from TCU. I always put the interests of the student first, and structure each lesson to best fit their needs. The s

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Miracle Lindskog L.
Mr. Jesse is a very effective teacher and my 16 year old daughter has progressed very quickly in playing classical guitar and violin in just under two years. The lessons are very productive while still being very enjoyable. I'd recommend him for both for students who are learning a new instrument or already have a musical background.

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The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Jewett is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $167 per hour.
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"It was everything I needed in a lesson! Excellent knowledge base while taking the time to get to know my background and create a relaxing environment."
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Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"My son has been enjoying the lessons with Yuliya. She has a talent for teaching. I had a little bit of doubt for online teaching method but I am glad I found her online."
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Took Cello lessons from Yuliya K.
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"She is an amazing teacher! She explains things in a way that best fits my perspective. She is understanding and very helpful."
Hannah
Took Cello lessons from Carly H.
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"Excellent, top-notch tutor and musician. Rich content to every lesson; technique, music theory, cello dynamics."
Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"I loved my first lesson! I really enjoyed Brenda's sense of humor and felt very encouraged by her!"
Andrea
Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"Chris has been an amazing cello instructor! He does a great job explaining how your body should feel when you're bowing (great for a first time string student) and hand positions. He really helps you integrate cello practice into whatever time you have for it and you can tell he really has a passion for the instrument and knows it well. On top of it all, he's just a really nice, fun person and the lessons fly by!"
Niyati
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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Kelley
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Naomi is very interested in the kind of music you like to hear, what you'd like to play, and your goals.I was very happy with my lesson, and look forward to more lessons with her."
Michael
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Fantastic first lesson and 100% looking forward to more!"
Tyler
Took Cello lessons from Genevieve T.
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"Excellent for someone new to the instrument."
Sheila
Took Cello lessons from Byron H.
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