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Ashley B.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 4 to 18
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Ashley B.

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With experience in teaching violin, viola, and cello, my goal for students is to refine their technique and musicality to the instrument they love! Beginning-advanced students are welcome! We will have engaging lessons, well-rounded with strings technique, music theory, listening skills, and more! Each lesson will be customized to the student's individual needs and we'll have fun in the learning process! Let's grow our strings community!

About Ashley

I am a violist with 13 years of experience playing stringed instruments specifically violin, viola, and cello. I hold Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Viola Performance and am going on my fourth year of teaching. One-on-one lessons are my favorite and I'm looking forward to working with future s

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Shannon
Ashley is great! Super friendly and has a diverse teaching and instrument experience

Dave K.

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

Jessica B.

16 Reviews
Elk Grove Village, IL
Starting at $59
  • Speaks English, Polish
  • Teaches students 7 to 85
  • Bachelor of Music at Cello Performance from Oberlin Conservatory of Music
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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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Nicholas H.

61 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Gerschefski/Reader Cello Scholarship from Martha Gerschefski
  • Teaching since 2009
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Nicholas H.

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I'm an experienced and dedicated cellist, having played with Orchestras and Chamber groups throughout my state. My lessons are focused on relaxation, and am as laid back or strict as the student needs. Whether you're a beginner or advanced, shooting to be a church player or a pro, I have taught students for that and am the teacher for you.

About Nicholas

Nicholas is a professional cellist that has studied since the age of 9. He has now been teaching the cello, viola, and violin for the past seven years for students of all ages, beginner to pre-college level. Throughout Nicholas’s career, he has been an active member of Honors Orchestras, Youth S

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Papo R.
Nicholas was very professional. I've been playing cello for 13 years and have played in many community symphonies. I've never had a private lesson and just learned what I was taught in grad school. Although I was skeptical on online lessons, Nicholas has already shown me some bad habits i have and how to break them and we're already moving on to some hard stuff. I'm excited to where my next 9 lessons will take me. Perhaps even with more lessons on the way. Thanks Nicholas!
Ava M.
Nicholas is amazing! He knows how to really explain the viola so that my 10 year-old understands. He’s also very kind.
Micah C.
I am an adult contemplating learning cello as a new hobby. Nicholas was very nice and answered all of my questions. I am looking forward to starting regular lessons with Nicholas.
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Genevieve T.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 3 to 70
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Awarded New York Philharmonic Zarin Mehta Fellow from New York Philharmonic
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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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Addison
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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Katelyn H.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Bachelors of Music from Central Washington University
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Katelyn H.

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Hello! My names is Katelyn. I am a cellist located in Lisbon, Portugal. Teaching online allows me to keep sharing what I love with my students while I go back to music school! I have my Bachelors in Music.

About Katelyn

Welcome to my Cello Studio! I cater lessons to each student depending on their learning style and level of playing. So we can start from where you are at and work towards your goals! My teaching has a strong emphasis on good technique (setup, intonation and no tension). If you are just learning how

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Dana
My son has been taking lessons with Katelyn for several months now both in person and online. Katelyn is engaging, encouraging, organized and an excellent communicator. She is on time to every lesson. My son has made a lot of improvements and has gained confidence. I am so thankful we found Katelyn! She is the absolute best.
Deanna
Katelyn develops a strong relationship with each student, tailoring her approach to meet specific needs or learning styles. She is relatable and inspiring, and encourages her students to push themselves to the next level. She provides clear feedback on progress, instruction and next steps, and holds her students accountable to practice and really own their development as musicians.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Wheaton, IL

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Wheaton is $65. 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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"Carly is very personable and knowledgeable. From the first lesson she caters the instruction to my needs and interests while building on solid basic techniques and music theory. I’m excited about the goals we’ve set."
Tom
Took Cello lessons from Carly H.
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"Great job. I think Ryan is what I needed."
Michael
Took Cello lessons from Ryan S.
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"First lesson - I'm an older student and I'd highly recommend Dustin."
Jeffrey Helle
Took Cello lessons from Dustin N.
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"Kelvin narrows in on exactly what needs work. He is great to work with and I'm looking forward to practicing with his advice and my next lesson."
Eva
Took Cello lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Johnny has been a great instructor. I am enjoying learning the cello under his tutelage."
Frances
Took Cello lessons from Johnny M.
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"Omar was kind with my never had a lesson status said we should get started and had me making some nice sounds with the cello in no time at all"
Thomas
Took Cello lessons from Omar G.
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"Pecos has been an exceptional instructor for my 15-year-old son with diverse music tastes and who is progressing to intermediate-level cello. Pecos’ instruction is insightful and attentive to the individual student, and my son feels the lessons are valuable and effective. We also appreciate receiving a followup report after each lesson outlining new techniques and practice goals for the next week, a huge improvement to the interpretive “mom notes” my children have had to rely on in past years of string instruction."
Porter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos 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 S.
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"Deborah is a great instructor! She is very personable and knowledgeable and has a outstanding skill set to focus my son with out sounding overbearing or condescending. I highly recommend her!"
Travis
Took Cello lessons from Déborah R.
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"My son is quite shy and anxious about performing below what he develops as an expectation for himself - in everything, from sports to school work to music. Nicole's combination of professional excellence, efficiency and warmth made him immediately feel comfortable and open to constructive feedback . Nicole's teaching style is excellent. He is improving noticeably with every lesson."
Samuel
Took Cello lessons from Nicole B.
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