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Jessica B.

16 Reviews
Elk Grove Village, IL
Starting at $59
  • Speaks English, Polish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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.
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Lucie T.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, English
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Columbia University
  • Teaching since 2017
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Lucie T.

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I teach with the goal of imparting a comprehensive musical understanding to my students. As a result of my instruction, they will learn to listen actively and critically, make educated expressive and technical decisions, and become familiar with the standard repertoire.

In a teacher-student relationship, I value mutual respect and a spirit of open dialogue. This means that I treat my students as complete human beings and equals. I never dismiss a student’s interpretive ideas or enforce my own. Rather, we come up with something compelling together through ongoing conversation. I strive to create a safe and stimulating learning environment where students can comfortably experiment and express themselves.

I place great importance on honing technique, which I consider as the foundation for musicality and expressive freedom. To that end, a significant portion of the work I set for my students (especially those who are intermediate or advanced) will be technical in nature. During the ...

About Lucie

I am currently finishing my undergraduate studies at Columbia University while working on a master’s degree at the Juilliard School. I have a passion for teaching and take pride in my students achieve their musical goals. My curriculum targets the development of left and right hand technique while

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She was GREAT!
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Dessislava N.

2 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English and Bulgarian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dessislava N.

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My promise to students--if they follow my advice, they will be successful! Cello lessons with me are informative, productive, and geared toward empowering the student's knowledge of the cello. I also encourage students when faced with a problem to slow down, think about what they are doing physically and change their approach if needed.

About Dessislava

I am a professional cellist who has been teaching and freelancing for more than twenty years. I graduated from Michigan State University with a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Cello Performance. I currently teach privately in Chicago and the suburbs over fifteen students with ages ranging from 5

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Alayna
She’s incredible! Helped me gain so so much skill and get me into music college!
Mark
Great teacher! She strove to have me learn to play the proper way without shortcuts but at the same time made the lessons very fun. She ended up becoming a good friend too!

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Steven B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Private Instruction and Music Theory from Mesa Community College
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner
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Steven B.

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I played cello in Southwest Youth Symphony (now acquired by Metropolitan Youth Symphony). I also played several semesters in the Mesa Community College orchestra. Solo pieces I have learned include the first of Bach's six suites.

About Steven

I love helping others progress and develop skills and a love for music. My history includes playing in church regularly since 2005. In addition to piano, I am also proficient at cello and the pipe organ. My training includes private instruction at college in piano and organ performance. Althou

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Alexandra K.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alexandra K.

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I can help the student practice and learn their way around the cello in an efficient manner. This means that I will be helping with intonation and other technique by giving exercises for the challenging passages. Lessons will be customized according to the goal of the student. Sharing my knowledge in cello and music is a passion and a goal of mine and I would love to help reach your goals.

About Alexandra

I am currently a student at the Juilliard School in New York-- I completed my Bacherlor's degree and will be continuing my studies for my Master's degree. I began to play the cello at the age of 6. I have performed in Nichols Concert Hall, North Shore Center For The Performing Arts, and Bennett Gor

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Daniel
I had to stop because of the pandemic. Lessons were thorough, she was insistent and very detailed.
Mark H.
While a bit humbling Alex definitely helped me fix some glaring technical issues, particularly with the bow.
Miyeon
She helped my 12 year old daughter prepare the Saint Saens Cello concerto (1st movement) for a small performance. My daughter played more spiritedly after her session with Alex. She was especially helpful for a specific bow technique.
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Nathan M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 to 40
  • Teaching since 2020
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Nathan M.

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I am a fresh-off-the-press teacher, having graduated from the Pinellas County Center for the Arts at Gibbs High School, and are currently studying Cello Performance at the University of North Florida. I have been playing string instruments for 7 years and have studied with a variety of teachers, gaining many different teaching and learning skills. I will provide a newer perspective on teaching strings, and I am excited to learn alongside my students.

About Nathan

Hi, I'm Nathan Mock and I've been playing cello for 7 years. I graduated from the Pinellas County Center for the Arts at Gibbs High School with a focus in Instrumental Music and I am currently studying Cello Performance at the University of North Florida. In addition to cello, I play violin, viola,

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Schiller Park, IL

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Schiller Park is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $105 per hour.
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"Fantastic instructor! JoAnn is very thorough, extremely patient and a master at cello. Definitely recommend."
Julie
Took Cello lessons from JoAnn R.
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"Great attitude, very experienced and patient."
David
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Fun experience. Does an excellent job of holding your attention. Looking forward to the many lessons to come!"
Sean
Took Cello lessons from Theresa S.
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"My daughter is an absolute beginner and was very nervous, but Chris was patient and personable. We learned so much in an hour! She can't wait for her next lesson."
Dani & Kiryn
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Nicholas has been a great guide to my revisiting the cello. It had been almost 30 years since my last lesson, and he has reminded and coached many skills I had forgotten, and has taught me new ways thinking and playing."
Kat
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Laura is a very talented and patient cello teacher. My ten year old daughter has taken lessons for two years, had her first recital and is now enjoying a string camp. As a parent, I've marveled at Laura's patience and persistence, keeping lessons on point and reinforcing positive practice goals. We are very happy with both our daughter's experience as Laura's student and our daughter's accomplishments as a young cellist under Laura's guidance."
Laura Cantrell
Took Cello lessons from Laura C.
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"Kelvin was excellent! I am looking forward to our next lesson."
Alexis
Took Cello lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Ms Ellie helped my daughter achieve “Most Improved” in her school orchestra. She taught her how to practice as well as how to play."
David
Took Cello lessons from Ellie H.
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"Christopher is patient, good listener, and enthusiastic, all the important element of a good teacher."
Trish
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Patty is patient, honest and meets the student where you are. She teaches and encourages while giving the reason WHY instead of just instructing
Her experience and professionalism is second to none.
I highly recommend her!"
Diana
Took Cello lessons from Patricia P.
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