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Genevieve T.

10 Reviews
Forest Park, IL
Starting at $42
  • Bachelors of Music in Cello Perfomance from Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Teaches students 3 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Genevieve T.

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Having 10 years of experienced cello teaching, I feel very comfortable helping my students understand the foundations of cello technique. I graduated with a Bachelors of Music from the music conservatory Cleveland Institute of Music, and got my Masters in Music from Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music.

In addition, I completed a 2 year rigorous Suzuki Technique Pedagogy Program where I am now certified to teach all 10 levels of the cello books. I am confident in explaining any questions a student may have. I love to make practicing a game, so that way we are developing the proper skills but also challenging ourselves while having fun! Even I can understand that practicing can get tiresome and dull at times!

As a traveling musician who has performed all over the world, I feel it is important for students to appreciate all types of music. While classical training and technique are absolutely crucial to the beginning stages of a student's development, I like to show ...

About Genevieve

I am a professional cellist, skilled in all solo, chamber, and orchestra settings. My playing has invited me into the top ranking music festivals in the world including Tanglewood Music Center, Aspen Music Festival, Music Academy of the West, and many others. These opportunities have led me to per

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She has been doing a wonderful job with my daughter. My daughter absolutely loves working with her.
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Emily S.
Teacher is wonderful and very responsible! We're lucky to have her!
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Kelvin L.

143 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
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Kelvin L.

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I have been teaching cello since 1989.
Cello students of all ages and levels are accepted at my studio. All levels of the cello repertoire from the beginning through the Major Concertos will be taught. Students will be placed in courses according to the level of their current repertoire. The sequence of repertoire in the Suzuki Cello School will be used to place students.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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My son is enjoying working with Kelvin
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Dave K.

22 Reviews
Palos Heights, IL
Starting at $24
  • Bachelor Music Performance from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
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Dave K.

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I have been teaching for 18 years and have taught hundreds of satisfied students. When you sign up for lessons with me, you will begin by learning the basics of the instrument including proper holding and playing position, tone production, rhythm, first position notes, basic notation. Once you get the basics down, you will learn how to play very simple melodies and songs. All of this can happen within the first 4-6 months of playing.

About Dave

Dave K. began playing guitar at the age of 10. His influences include Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson, Guthrie Govan, Jimi Hendrix, David Gilmour, Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Pat Martino, Pat Metheny and Scott Henderson. At the age of 17 he began teaching private guitar and bass lessons to classmates

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Howard W.
I haven't played the violin since I was in middle school, and I wanted to re-learn to play it. I am so glad I picked Dave, he is very professional and made me feel very comfortable. I jumped in with both feet and Dave made the instructions at our first lesson easy for me to understand. Excellent location and studio is awesome.
Rushia Hendricks
Excellent lesson. Does a wonderful job at taking older students and gently holding their feet to the fire to bring out the best- even under the most challenging of circumstances. Kudos to being such a uniquely great teacher!
Tom L.
I realize it was the first lesson but I was a little disappointed that we spend nearly the entire time on housekeeping items, like canceling and re-scheduling appointments. I think that could have been covered with an e-mail or handout. I also thought we spent too much time going over the differences between acoustic and electric guitars - considering my age and background. Would have liked to see him demonstrate what I was asked to practice before the next lesson instead of just being told to refer to the workbook.

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Lucie T.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, English
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Columbia University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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 a professional cellist currently working on my master’s degree at the Juilliard School. I received my Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University. As an soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral musician, I have performed in major music venues around the world, from Carnegie Hall in New York to

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Genevieve T.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Awarded New York Philharmonic Zarin Mehta Fellow from New York Philharmonic
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Bachelors of Music in Cello Perfomance from Cleveland Institute of Music
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Genevieve T.

10 Reviews
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Online Cello Teacher

Having 10 years of experienced cello teaching, I feel very comfortable helping my students understand the foundations of cello technique. I graduated with a Bachelors of Music from the music conservatory Cleveland Institute of Music, and got my Masters in Music from Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music.

In addition, I completed a 2 year rigorous Suzuki Technique Pedagogy Program where I am now certified to teach all 10 levels of the cello books. I am confident in explaining any questions a student may have. I love to make practicing a game, so that way we are developing the proper skills but also challenging ourselves while having fun! Even I can understand that practicing can get tiresome and dull at times!

As a traveling musician who has performed all over the world, I feel it is important for students to appreciate all types of music. While classical training and technique are absolutely crucial to the beginning stages of a student's development, I like to show ...

About Genevieve

I am a professional cellist, skilled in all solo, chamber, and orchestra settings. My playing has invited me into the top ranking music festivals in the world including Tanglewood Music Center, Aspen Music Festival, Music Academy of the West, and many others. These opportunities have led me to per

Recent Reviews
Addison
She has been doing a wonderful job with my daughter. My daughter absolutely loves working with her.
Nathaniel
Emily S.
Teacher is wonderful and very responsible! We're lucky to have her!

Michael R.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA in Music from University of North Texas
  • Teaching since 2002
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Michael R.

23 Reviews
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Online Cello Teacher

I've played in symphonies, chamber music trios, quartets, for weddings and even jazz!

About Michael

Michael has worked with kids for 10 years in schools and arts programs to find fun and their best self through performance. He has taught orchestra, chamber music, jazz band and music theory in the public schools, while performing in local ensembles in and around the city. He also has studied dra

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Jack P.
Very patient and knowledgeable - tech worked well for the lesson
Laura P.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Steger, IL

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Steger 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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$42 average
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$56 average
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"Lenna is an incredible instructor (and person). As an adult beginner, learning the cello has been incredibly challenging (both physically and emotionally). The challenge made it hard to bond with the instrument during my first six months of technical instruction (with another instructor). Along came Lenna, and she inserted exercises into our lessons to address just this, and thanks to her, I have a more peaceful and joyful relationship with my practice. Lenna has an intuitive understanding of what her students need and how to foster healthy and sustainable practice habits. She is professional, encouraging, incredibly patient and she brings must-welcomed creativity to every lesson (in the form of improv, jamming together, describing the character of tones, and more). I highly recommend lessons with Lenna."
Kelsey
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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"My daughter Kat took lessons with her for a year. We had to stop because she was too busy with school. Kathrine improved a lot."
Amy
Took Cello lessons from Chialing P.
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"I really enjoying the lessons with Naomi , she is great!!!"
Kseniya
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Very helpful and informative. Gives tips and exercises to help with good posture and correct form. Flexible with time and able to send help during the week if needed. Works at a good pace and always checks for understanding. Reviews your form while playing to make sure everything is in the correct place and moving correctly. Good first lesson. Excited for the rest to come xD"
Cheyenne
Took Cello lessons from Victor M.
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"I've had other instrumental teachers before (piano, trombone, cello, and voice (voice is another story)) and Michael is probably the best instructor I've ever had. Even when I don't have the time or ability to practice as much as I should he just encourages and makes me feel good about the work I did do. He explains things very clearly, really knows what he's talking about (which for the cello is really important and not as common as you'd think), and just makes our lessons enjoyable. I'm only a beginner but I already have so much more confidence in what I understand about the instrument in my hands. It's kind of awesome."
Laura
Took Cello lessons from Michael P.
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"Ms JoAnn is a great teacher. She has the knowledge, and the understanding. She is very helpful in all ways to help student develop the skills.
Thank you much."
Ann
Took Cello lessons from JoAnn R.
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"Great teacher, took time to make sure I was doing everything very well before I left my first lesson."
Karthik
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Chris is an excellent teacher - focused both on the big map of where I'd like to travel and also where we are at the moment. He's thoughtful and tuned in to every detail of my playing and form. He's also very positive and an awful lot of fun!"
Darcy
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Very fine genial instructor, and I can't way to see him with my kids (his students), on a performance

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Emmett
Took Cello lessons from Eric W.
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"My daughter likes Susanna and is back practicing every day without any prompting// I like it!"
Familia
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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