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Andrew B.

12 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andrew B.

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Andrew has taught a wide range of students from young (and adult) beginners to advanced university students. His teacher training, education, and playing experience has taught him that good cello playing should not only sound great, but feel natural as well. Because of this, he stresses the physical elements of cello playing in connection with a strong technical foundation, as well as the development of each student's ear and individual sense of musicality.

About Andrew

Andrew began playing cello in the public school system. He earned his Bachelor of Music summa cum laude from Arizona State University, where he studied with Thomas Landschoot, and his Master of Music with distinction from DePaul University with former assistant principal of the Chicago Symphony Ste

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Kelly
Andrew is incredibly professional and patient. He's great at communicating with the parent and the student. He is very patient and even-keeled which worked wonders with my anxiety-prone son. Andrew has inspired him to achieve more than we ever thought possible and more importantly has instilled the gift of a life long passion in the cello. Highly recommend.
Tad S.
Andrew is calm and very patient teacher. I started the cello from a scratch with him and now I can play scales and some pieces. He plays beautifully and he knows what has to be done to improve my cello playing. I will recommend Andrew for anyone who wishes to play the cello!
Abhijat
Extremely patient

Erica M.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • 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

Wei D.

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

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Bachelor in Music Performance from University of Alabama
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Johnny M.

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I strive to treat each student equally no matter how advance the student are. My job as a teacher is to provide students a tool in life. Students will learn the way life works through the art of music. Should the students decide to pursue music or not in the future, I only hope that students will apply what they've learned in music to their everyday problem solving.

About Johnny

Johnny received his Bachelors of Music at the University of Alabama, under the tutelage of Carlton McCreery, and a Masters of Music at The Boston Conservatory with Andrew Mark. Johnny made his debut performance in 2011, performing Dvorak's Cello Concerto with Albuquerque Youth Symphony under the di

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Isaac P.
Johnny is experienced in teaching cello. His lessons are always passionate, musical, and informative. There are several aspects of his lessons that I'd like to share.

1. Full of Content: He delivers enough details of a new technique with simplification for an easy understanding.
2. Learning Curve: By breaking down and reorganizing the knowledge, he teaches new concepts step by step, from approachable actions to efficient actions.
3. Customization: He helps you find out a suitable solution to grow on the techniques based on your own physical and cognitive characteristics.
4. Experimentation: The correct ways he suggests you do is demonstrated by experimenting with different ways for comparison, which you would not only know what to do but know the reason behind it.

Cello is a beautiful yet complicated instrument. To enjoy it, a great mentorship is necessary and truly valued.
Nina
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!
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Mary V.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Russian, Italian
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from University of Southern Maine
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Mary V.

46 Reviews
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Although I mainly sing now, I was originally a violinist and played all through college in professional orchestras, quartets and even as a soloist.

As a professional Music Educator, I have run String Programs in various International Schools among many other instrumental ensembles. I've conducted student orchestras & built many programs from scratch. Please see the links in my profile of the beginner orchestras as well as my playing!

Although I do not play professionally anymore, I still play very well, and am a perfect teacher for a beginner and intermediate student. I know how to get students started quickly and with confidence. Choose me to jump start yourself or your child.

I think my biggest strength as a strings teacher is helping this tedious time as a beginning violinist be fun and useful. My students really enjoy their lessons. I also have a lot of experience online and anticipate all of the normal issues (tuning, instrument care, etc;)

I've trained a lot of ...

About Mary

Hello everyone! I hope you all are staying healthy and safe during this pandemic! *Attention as of June 2020* My studio is extremely full now. Please write a message if you are interested in lessons. I am interested in long-term, committed, intermediate to advanced students, especially class

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Whitney K.
Mary is an very great teacher. She always makes sure you understand what she is saying or asking to do. She goes above and beyond to make you not doubt yourself. Would recommend her to anyone.
Rodley J.
Very happy that I book with Mary. At the beginning I doubtful and wanted to give up but I’m glad that I didn’t. Mary is patient and very understanding. Mary gave me that push that I needed to continue on my journey.This is an experience I will never forget. Thank You so much so believing in me
Mallory
Mary is a really wonderful teacher! I’m an adult beginner, and I can feel my voice developing a lot already after our first month. She is kind and patient and cares about my goals. I would highly recommend her!

ANDRIAN H.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Doctoral Candidate from LSU
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ANDRIAN H.

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My goal is to help you become one with the instrument !

About ANDRIAN

Doctoral candidate in cello music performance from LSU. Member of Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra. First prize winner of the Concerto Competition from LSU.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Lombard, IL

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Lombard 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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"Beginner nerves vanished immediately. Michael is very disarming. Very encouraging. Very happy with him."
Marlynn
Took Cello lessons from Michael P.
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"I have had the pleasure of watching Johanna grow as a musician and a gifted music instructor over the past several years. Johanna is very passionate about her music. She possesses a natural talent for music and is academically accomplished. I have seen her excel at improvisation and a more methodical approach to musical performance. Her love for the cello is evident in her enthusiastic and energetic teaching techniques. She is exceedingly patient with all, encourages everyone, and coaxes the very best effort from each and every person she works with. Ideals she passes on to her current and future students."
Debbi C
Took Cello lessons from Johanna W.
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"We are really happy we found Chris. He is great! Always in a good mood and ready on time. My son is autistic and really needed the right fit for a teacher and we found it."
Melissa
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Mr. Anderson was my teacher from 5th grade to 12th grade. He is a wonderful instructor who cared about my growth and helped cultivate my talent as a cellist! I will always be thankful for his patience and encouragement as my school, family, and extracurricular events moved in my life. He is creative in merging my talents with pieces and camps where I could showcase my talents and be challenged. I am very glad that I had the chance to be one of Mr. Anderson's students, and I still keep in-touch with some of his other students to this day. I think that speaks to how Mr. Anderson creates a culture of caring, talent, and fun. All of which are critical to not only playing cello, but also in life. Highly recommend him as a cello teacher and a life mentor!"
Hank
Took Cello lessons from * Dwight Anderson *.
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"Very patient, made the lesson fun!"
David
Took Cello lessons from Makala W.
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"Johnny is experienced in teaching cello. His lessons are always passionate, musical, and informative. There are several aspects of his lessons that I'd like to share.

1. Full of Content: He delivers enough details of a new technique with simplification for an easy understanding.
2. Learning Curve: By breaking down and reorganizing the knowledge, he teaches new concepts step by step, from approachable actions to efficient actions.
3. Customization: He helps you find out a suitable solution to grow on the techniques based on your own physical and cognitive characteristics.
4. Experimentation: The correct ways he suggests you do is demonstrated by experimenting with different ways for comparison, which you would not only know what to do but know the reason behind it.

Cello is a beautiful yet complicated instrument. To enjoy it, a great mentorship is necessary and truly valued."
Isaac
Took Cello lessons from Johnny M.
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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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"Megan is a very patient, wonderfully talented teacher. I look forward to each lesson."
Lily
Took Cello lessons from Megan C.
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"Laura is a great cello teacher! She is experienced, knowledgable, and has an amazing positive energy in our lessons. Her expectations are high yet realistic, and I very much enjoying learning the cello with her. I highly recommend Laura as a teacher!"
Amy
Took Cello lessons from Laura C.
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"IF THERE IS A SAINT OF CELLISTS, i NOMINATE LENNA. She is filled with peacefulness, serenity, meditation, spirituality, prayer, humor, patience....and that does't even begin to talk about her extremely brilliant like the stars, cello playing and teaching. She is my first cello teacher, and she is my therapist, although she taught me today, that my cello is my therapist......it resonates passion and comfort and joy and beauty, beauty beauty. If you can take cello lessons, no matter your age, Lenna is the one you want for your teacher."
Mary M
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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