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Nazar D.

2 Reviews
Elgin, IL
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Russian, Polish, Ukrainian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Cello Performance, Postgraduate Assistantship Program from Moscow State Conservatory
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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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Jennifer
Nazar is a great instructor. He was quickly able to assess my goals and ability and did a great job pointing out areas for improvement in an encouraging and positive way.
Jessica
Nazar has a wonderful ability to relate to people. He has excellent skill and enthusiasm, making our son WANT to learn. We highly recommend him...
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
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Irina D.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Irina D.

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I am a classically-trained and educated Cellist with deep experience playing with Symphony Orchestra’s, Chamber Orchestra’s, Ensemble’s, Quartets, and Solo. I am currently working at Loudoun symphony orchestra and Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra. If your goal is to start learning how to play cello, improve your skill, to play any particular piece, get ready for any special event, develop your sight reading or just enjoy playing this beautiful instrument - I am happy to help you. I know how to find inspiration, making interesting even exercise routine, we will work at developing your artistic and professional skills and find the best way to express yourself by the cello.

About Irina

I began my musical education at the age of ten, have played for 21 years, and have fourteen years of formal musical education. I specialize in classical music, and can play any musical style required. I am a Legal Permanent Resident of the United States. I am a patient and sociable person who lo

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Cuba G.
Great first lesson. Learned new methods to improve bowing. Looking forward to the next lesson
Paul D.
I am coming to the cello as a brand new beginner. I have play around with some fretted instruments, ukulele, banjo, etc. But Irina was super at getting me relaxed, focused on basics and encouraging me with small, but important mechanics and technical details. I have taken other music lessons like sax, so could compare. I totally enjoyed the start of my cello training.
Oh, btw, I'm retired and over 65!!!
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Tszto W.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tszto W.

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A fully trained and registered Suzuki cello teacher. Teaching cello to students at any age and any level. 8 years of teaching experience.
Teaching mainly according to the Suzuki Method. Beginners will be starting from basics to build a solid foundation to become a complete cellist and a knowledgable musician. More importantly, to enjoy the fun of cello playing and beauty of music making along the way!
I look forward to working with you!

About Tszto

Hello there! My name is Tszto and I am a fully-trained Suzuki cello teacher based in Austin Texas. I hold a Master degree in Cello Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy from the Cleveland Institute of Music. I am also a graduate from Rice University with another Master degree in Cello Performance. I am e

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Luz
Tszto IS THE BEST CELLO TEACHER I have ever had because it is the first time someone explains me how to BREATH and ENJOY playing the cello, with a PERFECT TECHNIQUE and posture. He loves to play cello and he teaches with the same PASSION. He is super PATIENT with me and has the best way to correct me and explain me. He is an amazing cello player and really pedagogic. I had a german style teacher in the past and I stop playing cello because I didn't enjoy it and had pain and frustration. Tszto is helping me to reconnect with my cello, he corrects my posture (so it is a pleasant time with absolute no pain) and playing is turning to be a movement meditation for me, I love it now. I can feel and hear the progress on each lesson, thanks to him and to the homework (practice 15 mins, listen and reading). THANK YOU Tszto! After so many years, I am able to start again from cero and with so much passion. Thank you!
Martha
Tszto is an excellent cellist and teacher. My child has improved immensely in the few months she has been studying with him. He is diligent in making sure all aspects of playing the cello are in order from musicianship to technique. He is professional and a nice person.
Amy
Tszto was the best instructor ever! He was well-prepared, experienced, and flexible. He always brought all of his teaching materials relevant to me and made sure we cover what I needed to learn/reinforce. He was also clearly experienced with teaching a wide range of students and applied relevant teaching methods that worked best for me. I also appreciated how flexible he was in scheduling/rescheduling lessons whenever despite his own busy schedule and commitment. I only had a very positive experience learning from him and appreciated the fact that he demonstrated his passion for teaching in every lesson I had with him. Definitely recommend him to anyone wanting to learn/practice cello!

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Douglas Y.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor's of Music/Music Education and Music Composition from Texas Tech Univeristy
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Douglas Y.

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I have been playing the cello for 20 years and started teaching in 2010. I use a hybrid Suzuki method, that introduces learning music a little earlier. For more advanced cellists, we concentrate on advanced methods and etudes to refine the craft.

About Douglas

Hello, I'm Douglas, a 30 year-old cellist and composer living in Seattle. I have been playing cello for 19 years and have been composing for 14. I started teaching lessons in 2010 at Texas Tech University where I graduated with my Bachelor's of Music in education and composition in 2013. I then

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Lillian-Wei
Excellent first lesson! Douglas was very patient, he corrected my daughter hand positions and show her the proper way to play the cello. He explained things clearly and made the lesson fun!
Lourdes
Doug is great - he's patient, supportive, positive, and provides enough structure to make me feel like I'm progressing while understanding the challenges of an adult student's schedule.
Jacob
Doug was on time (early, in fact!), super helpful, pointed out some minor tweaks that make a huge difference to my playing (things that I never learned in my previous cello lessons) and has been really accommodating. He's lent me some of his books and has offered to transcribe some songs I want to work on! Thanks!

Annabel I.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Education / Violin from Boston University
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Annabel I.

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I was an Orchestra Teacher for over 10 years and taught many children how to play the cello from beginners to advanced players. I know how to make corrections verbally because these were instructions I had to make orally in class. I will help you develop your technique and improve your facility on the instrument.

I can also give feedback and help on learning how to practice

About Annabel

Annabel Ibanez (Spanish/American, 1983). I speak English and Spanish. I graduated from Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts with a Bachelor’s Degree Cum Laude in Music Education/Violin in January of 2007. I studied with Dana Mazurkevich. I worked for 4 years as a teacher for the I

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Katie S.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Nominated for Best Educator in Prince William from InsideNova.com
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Katie S.

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I offer beginning and intermediate cello lessons for children and adults.

About Katie

Master of Music Education The Hartt School - University of Hartford West Hartford, CT Bachelor of Music The Hartt School - University of Hartford West Hartford, CT Current Public School Teacher Over 18 years experience teaching private violin, viola, cello, guitar, and piano lessons!

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Tommy
Not just by the book. Is very musical in approach, ear training, theory etc... highly recommended
Franklyn
The first lesson was exactly as expected. Very professional. My son will continue with Katie. He is very excited to work with her.
Cheryl
Katie is the best! A talented musician and a very patient teacher -- she makes learning to play a real joy.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in McHenry, IL

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in McHenry 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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"We both had a fun and pleasant first lesson with Chris. Set everything up and got the basics down."
Tim
Took Cello lessons from Chris 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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"Chris is a great guy and insightful teacher. Lesson was great."
Rich
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"She is spunky and patient. I’d recommend her to anyone."
Bonita (Bonnie) Banfield
Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"I love having a lesson with Jessica. She's, lively, informative, helpful and can always come up with a way to correct an old habit and improve my ability to play the cello."
Cindy
Took Cello lessons from Jessica B.
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"Susanna is funny and patient. If you get something wrong she encourages you really well."
Elsa
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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"Elisa is patient and encouraging"
Gale Shuey
Took Cello lessons from Elisa B.
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"The highlight of my children's week is their lesson with Corey. He is fun, knowledgeable and really connects with each child where they are at in their ability."
Cathleen
Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
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"Jessica is a wonderful teacher! She knows how to meet the learning needs of every student. She is patient and fun, yet demands that her students improve. I highly recommend her for any level of student. I have seen her work with beginners and advanced students. They all love her and learn so much from working with her."
Sarah
Took Cello lessons from Jessica B.
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"Linda was great! As an adult beginner with the cello she made the lesson enjoyable and easy to follow. She adjusted quickly for where I knew a little and where I knew nothing. Highly recommend her!"
JoAnn
Took Cello lessons from Linda C.
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