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Jessica G.

60 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance from Cole Conservatory of Music at CSULB
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Jessica G.

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About Jessica

I have 20 years of playing experience along with a Bachelor's degree in Cello Performance. I was the section leader of my university's orchestra as well as a full-scholarship member of the university quartet. As a professional gigging musician, I have played with Il Divo, Mario Winans, La Jolla S

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Julie
Jessica is very knowledgeable and very pleasant.
Adrian
Jessica is efficien, helpful, and friendly.
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JoAnn R.

47 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English - spoken; German, French, Italian and Spanish - sung
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2008
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JoAnn R.

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I love sharing my passion for music with all of my students - ages 5 through 72.

You can always recognize a skilled cellist. The music sounds smooth and graceful, the tone quality is lovely. Unskilled cellists just don’t sound the same. What’s the difference? Skill of course. The skill to play a very large instrument with relaxed hands and arms by using your core muscles to transfer your body weight through your arms and hands into the cello. Not every cello teacher knows how to teach that.

I believe that my unique combined musical and medical background makes me a better cello teacher. In addition to my graduate and undergraduate musical training and extensive musical experience, My knowledge of human anatomy and mechanics of how the body works can help you develop habits that will lead to the beautiful singing tone that’s makes the cello a favorite.

We will then build on those habits to develop good intonation, a lovely vibrato and a variety of bowing techniques ...

About JoAnn

Your lessons are designed to help you develop the skills and confidence you need to successfully perform in public. I work hard to prepare your lessons and I ask my students to invest daily time working on skills studied at their lessons. Performing music requires the patient integration of mult

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Ellen G.
My granddaughter (high-school age) loved the singing lessons with JoAnn and we would highly recommend her. She took both in-home and on-line lessons from here.
Larry
I received about 10 lessons from JoAnn and feel very good with the results. I started playing guitar and singing in a small band and knew that I needed help. Joann educated me with many warm up lessons, a good start on reading music, and numerous exercises towards reaching pitch that will also save my vocal chords from harm. It's up to me to practice and use the available tools that JoAnn has introduced me to while I take a break from lessons while traveling. JoAnn is a professional singing teacher.
Abigail
She is great! My daughter really enjoys her lessons and we appreciate how thorough JoAnn is.
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Carrie M.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
  • Cello Performance from California State University Sacramento
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Carrie M.

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I provide a fun experience of learning to play and share music. My philosophy in working with students is to curb their interests with my vision for their success with technique and musicality. I want my student to not only become good cellist, but also enjoy music on a theoretical and historical level. My overall goal is to make a connection with people that will last and music can be an outlet for growing as a person.

About Carrie

Carrie recently relocated back to Davis California from Ann Arbor Michigan where she freelanced and taught cello at schools and in her private studio. After finishing her masters at Florida State University, she has performed with the Jackson Symphony, South West Symphony Orchestra, and West Sympho

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Deseria R.
I had the best session today.I learned so much. Carrie is a great teacher. She pays close attention to detail and makes much needed corrections. Looking forward to my next lesson.
Mark P.
Carrie is a fantastic cello instructor! I've learned so much from her in a very short period of time. She is cheerful and supportive, while remaining constructive and methodical in her pedagogy. Her love for cello and her passion for teaching are present in every lesson. I recommend her without hesitation.
Lisa
Carrie is calm patient and fun to learn from so far!!

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Nancy K. L.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $58
  • Speaks Taiwanese, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Awarded Full Orchestra Scholarship from Arizona State University
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Nancy K. L.

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First and foremost, it is so important for me to get to know you and your musical interests (favorite songs, artists or bands). Once I know a little bit more about you and where your musical interests are, I help you build goals based on what you’d like to accomplish...that could be anything from “just wanting to learn something new and to have fun” to “playing my sister’s favorite song at her wedding in 3 months” or “to join an orchestra and make it my professional goal”. My style of teaching over the last 25 years incorporates technique, reading music, ear training, and improvisation. In addition to the violin, I teach viola, cello and piano/keyboard. The genres I love to teach are classical, rock, pop, jazz, film/tv music, and fiddle!

About Nancy K.

Hello friends! I have been the head instructor of Leggy Fish Music Lessons since 2008. I first studied violin at the age of 6 with Chelain Stevenson from the Phoenix Symphony, studied with various studio teachers, eventually studying with Dr. Phyllis Skoldberg at Arizona State University in my f

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Loree
Nancy was excellent. She was no nonsense and to the point in her lessons. We never wasted time and I always left with a little more knowledge under my belt. I’ve moved out of LA and have hired other instructors but none as succinct as Nancy. I definitely got my money’s worth with Nancy. I would return to her for lessons if I returned to LA.
Tamsin
Nancy is a wonderful teacher, my teenage son began with her at the awkward age of 14, new to the violin and a requirement of his new school.
She not only got him playing, but instilled a love of music and of composition. Nancy was also incredibly supportive and encouraging as my son transitioned and has a special place in our hearts
amy
New to LA , I found Leggy Fish Music on my second search for cello teacher. I’m so glad I did. Nancy is great teacher , working with me as some one late to music on basics as well as creative methods.
She creates new and different classes - group , and mash up with different musicians and instruments.
She seems to get the best from all her students.
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Claire M.

15 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's of Music from University of Hartford
  • Teaching since 2008
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Claire M.

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I teach private cello lessons to all levels and ages. Online or at my place for 30, 45, or 60 minutes. Take a look through my bio and profile and let me know if you have any questions.

About Claire

​Claire received her Master’s of Music in cello performance from California State University Long Beach’s Cole Conservatory of Music where she was a student of Dr. David Garrett, cellist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. She has performed in the Los Angeles Cello Society concert series and as a par

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Christy
Claire makes challenging pieces more helpful by giving fun ways to learn them. She is a great instructor!
Christy
Claire makes sure that she answers any questions that I have. She goes at my pace. She's a great teacher! She is so experienced and patient.
Christy
Taking lessons on line is sometimes challenging; for instance, the instructor is talking but sometimes her words become garbled, like watching television and the picture and sound fades in and out.

I thought the teacher wanted me to just memorize the one section (the tune); she wasn't clear the first time (the first lesson) on memorizing the tune for playing All of the exercises without looking at the music notes. So, yesterday's lesson wasn't as good as I had hoped it would be.
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Karen D.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaches Beginner
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Karen D.

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Cello:
A bowed or plucked string instrument with four strings tuned in perfect fifths. The strings from low to high are generally tuned to C2, G2, D3 and A3, an octave lower than the viola. It is a member of the violin family of musical instruments, which also includes the violin and viola and the double bass. The cello is used as a solo musical instrument, as well as in chamber music ensembles (e.g., string quartet), string orchestras, as a member of the string section of symphony orchestras, and some types of rock bands. It is the second-largest and second lowest (in pitch) bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra, the double bass being the largest and having the lowest (deepest) pitch. My lessons always start out with the basics! We start out by learning notes by plucking the strings and then the bow is soon incorporated. The goal is to eventually learn all the notes on the fretboard and also learning how to read and play chords. As the student progresses ...

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Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Anthony F.
Karen is very patient & caring while teaching.
Gelaney W.
I will definitely be expanding my accordion skills & of music theory . I’ll also be adding some 😎 Jazz Standards to my repertoire ☺️.
Kelly S.
Karen was not prepared for the lesson. She spent 15 minutes trying to send me photos from a beginner Tabla book available on Amazon. She did not own a set of Tabla drums. She ensured me she could teach anything, but could not pronounce the words used for proper Tabla technique, knew no history and could not even teach me to tune. She literally was reading out of the book figuring it out along the way. I lost a lot of trust from this and asked for a full refund for future lessons.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Marseilles, IL

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Marseilles is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $43 and $140 per hour.
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"It was awesome! Great pace and great mix of technical and practical."
Victoria
Took Cello lessons from Victor Q.
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"The first lesson was exactly as expected. Very professional. My son will continue with Katie. He is very excited to work with her."
Franklyn
Took Cello lessons from Katie S.
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"Claire is extremely patient and plays the cello beautifully. She always has tips and suggestions to help you play better. Her feedback is also always tempered with kindness. She is good at coaxing your best out of you."
Sharon
Took Cello lessons from Claire A.
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"Great Teacher.......thorough, patient, and good at communicating and demonstrating technique during lesson."
Robert
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"I have taken lessons with Jessica my junior and senior years of high school.
I am most grateful that Jessica has helped me become more confident in my playing. She truly understands the cello and cellists in holistic ways, examining a student's playing through body language, patterns of playing, sound, and vocal interactions. Her musical knowledge is vast. Jessica is experienced in the piano, violin, cello and has arranged music. She has worked with various quartets and age groups. She has exercises that are perfect for any level of experience, whether it is beginner fifth graders or advanced high school seniors. Lessons with Jessica are fulfilling, fun, and challenging. She will push a student past what his perceived limits are because she knows his potential. I strongly recommend taking lessons with Jessica if you're a cellist looking to advance your skill and musicianship."
Patrycja
Took Cello lessons from Jessica B.
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"Maria is wonderful. She is enthusiastic, patient, and motivates me with positive feedback.
She inspires me to work hard toward my next lesson."
Dorothy
Took Cello lessons from Maria D.
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"We just had our first cello lesson with Jessica and it was wonderful! She was very patient with me getting the tech set up for the first time online, and then was very attentive to my daughter. She helped in so many detailed ways, and details make all the difference. Hand grip, finger placement, bow hold, many things, all to make a better sound. Even after 45 minutes of a lesson, my daughter had fun and wanted to continue playing after she got offline. Yay! Success! Thanks Jessica!"
Kristyne
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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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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"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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"Nick was awesome! He was a pressure-free and very easygoing teacher. I enjoyed my lessons with him!"
Charlotte
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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