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Karen D.

27 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaching since 1980
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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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Earl L.
Excellent teacher
Catherine
I thought I wanted to take viola lessons. Then I read her website and I realized that she might be able to help me get my voice back! I thought there was no hope ever. She has been extremely generous with her time, and I haven't seen her yet, but I'm not buying the viola I was planning on buying. I play cello, and piano still, but I am going to see if she can help me with my voice. She sounds incredible. I never dreamed that I could even have HOPE like this!
Ferrari
She sounds like she is amazing

Nicolas S.

Cambridge, MA
Starting at $117
  • Speaks German, French, English
  • Awarded Edna D. Parks Prize in Music Theory from Wheaton College, MA
  • B.A. in music from Wheaton College, MA
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Nicolas S.

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My lessons are intended to actively guide each in their study of cello by developing the critical thinking necessary to read and perform classical music and to develop an understanding of theory and fundamental technique.

My cello studio is also a place of learning and cultural engagement. Classical music, and especially playing a string instrument, yields innumerable rewards in terms of personal, psychological, and intellectual development. My lessons are unique in that I go to the core of matters of technique and musicality, not shying away from questions on "how xxxx works" or "why should it sound xxxx way," etc.

I am a caring and reasonable teacher with a record of results-driven progress and improvement on cello. Teaching music, and opening up this long, rich, historical tradition to students is something that I enjoy sharing.

About Nicolas

Private Cello Teacher and Practice Coach For beginning, intermediate, and advanced cellists of all ages Services Provided: • Suzuki methodology with a personalized approach • Fundamentals of cello technique, positions • Physicality and posture • Ear-training, pitch recognition, and basic music the

Johnny M.

10 Reviews
Roxbury Crossing, MA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Johnny M.

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I strive to treat each student equally no matter how advance the student are. My job as a teacher is to provide students a tool in life. Students will learn the way life works through the art of music. Should the students decide to pursue music or not in the future, I only hope that students will apply what they've learned in music to their everyday problem solving.

About Johnny

Johnny received his Bachelors of Music at the University of Alabama, under the tutelage of Carlton McCreery, and a Masters of Music at The Boston Conservatory with Andrew Mark. Johnny made his debut performance in 2011, performing Dvorak's Cello Concerto with Albuquerque Youth Symphony under the di

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Isaac P.
Johnny is experienced in teaching cello. His lessons are always passionate, musical, and informative. There are several aspects of his lessons that I'd like to share.

1. Full of Content: He delivers enough details of a new technique with simplification for an easy understanding.
2. Learning Curve: By breaking down and reorganizing the knowledge, he teaches new concepts step by step, from approachable actions to efficient actions.
3. Customization: He helps you find out a suitable solution to grow on the techniques based on your own physical and cognitive characteristics.
4. Experimentation: The correct ways he suggests you do is demonstrated by experimenting with different ways for comparison, which you would not only know what to do but know the reason behind it.

Cello is a beautiful yet complicated instrument. To enjoy it, a great mentorship is necessary and truly valued.
Nina
After coming from a high pressure - pre professional cello teacher, Johnny Mok is a breath of fresh air! I am learning at a faster rate and accomplishing more due to his relaxed and happy teaching style. So glad I found you Jonny!

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Jessica B.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Speaks English, Polish
  • Teaches students 7 to 85
  • 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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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.
Sarah
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.
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Leah B.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Cello Performance and Music Theory from Play and Sing His Praises Home School Orchestra
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Leah B.

21 Reviews
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I have been doing cello for close to 10 years now, and as of 3 years ago, I discovered that I love teaching! It's become a favorite way of mine to inspire other's to be the best musician they can be! The cello isn't a particularly easy instrument to learn, but I will say that it is SO worth it. It takes work, but what doesn't? I would encourage everyone to play an instrument! It just so happens that I can only help with a few of those. ;)

About Leah

I am 17 years old and a member of the Missouri Philharmonic Orchestra, and the principle cellist in the Play and Sing His Praises Homeschool Orchestra, where I also get to have the pleasure of being able to teach children and adults an instrument, when they otherwise might not have had a chance.

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Sophia
Leah is absolutely amazing. Professional, patient, great listener. Class was calm and interesting. My daughter really likes her.
Felicia
Brilliant. My daughter was fully engaged and enthusiastic about learning the cello. Amazing teacher!

Leilah S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Arts in Music Education from University of Indianapolis
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Leilah S.

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Cello is my main instrument. I have taught cello for 12 years and am certified in Suzuki book 1! I focus on building great fundamentals for the best success and use my students personal interests/goals to specialize instruction.

About Leilah

Hello! My name is Leilah and I teach Cello, Piano, and Music Theory. I have a Bachelor's degree from the University of Indianapolis in Music Education. While I studied there, I held the Principal Cellist position my Junior & Senior year. I have played cello for 21 years, Piano for a total of 8 year

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hanifa
awesome instructor!
Jennifer
I studied under Leilah for several years and I couldn't have asked for a better teacher. She was my first teacher; she showed me the basics of cello and taught me in Suzuki books 1-6. One thing Leilah does that not many cello teachers do is play with her students. At my lessons, Leilah always had her cello out and was ready to demonstrate a technique or playing style, which helped immensely with my understanding of music. Having Leilah as a teacher has given me the skills and preparation I need to play in college. I would recommend her to any cello student who is willing to work hard to improve.
Jeni
Ms. Leilah has an in depth understanding of the Suzuki Method but also uses many inventive ideas to make lessons fresh and motivating!

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Allston, MA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Allston is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $126 per hour.
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"I would highly recommend Meixu to everyone who is looking for learning cello. I just finished my ten lessons and my experience has been wonderful. I'm an adult who never learned cello before and have been waiting to play cello for years. Thank Meixu who make my dream comes true. Meixu is incredibly nice, positive and encouraging. She is good at reminding me to enjoy the music while challenging my practice to the next level."
Sheila
Took Cello lessons from Meixu L.
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"We had a kiddo change from upright bass to cello mid-year and couldn't find a local teacher so to fill the gap decided to try online, unsure of what to expect. We have been pleasantly surprised. Naomi is an excellent teacher and as a parent, I feel the communication is also great. The online platform provides better instruction than anticipated and we have been really happy with our experience."
Emmaly
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"My son had his first lesson with Chialing today, and he learned a lot from her. She was very detailed in teaching and was very precise when correcting mistakes. She went through what my son needed to work on quickly yet completely. He looks forward to his next lesson with her."
Andrew
Took Cello lessons from Chialing P.
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"If you're looking for someone who is PATIENT with an older learner, Chris is your man!"
James
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Chris is very friendly teacher. My son enjoys the lesson w/him."
Ethan
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Jamie worked with me when I was trying to pick up cello after not playing since high school. He is extremely knowledgeable and encouraging. He's very good at identifying problems with technique and suggesting approaches to fix them, and fun to work with."
Maureen
Took Cello lessons from Jamie C.
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"very Good."
Eduardo
Took Cello lessons from Shannon S.
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""Old Dog Learns New Tricks"
I couldn't ask for more in a teacher. I am a newbie to the cello and Lisa made me feel very comfortable and also, her teaching style is very clear, logical, starting with the basics and building step-by-step. She has a good sense of humor, too. All said, after only my first lesson, I think my learn a new trick: playing a song or two on the cello. Deb Bisacchi, MEd, MSW"
Debra
Took Cello lessons from Lisa C. B.
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"She is super great and has a sense of humor but still gets stuff done. No HW overloads and she is very willing to go over outside piecies(Shool Music for example). Totaly 5 stars for a reason."
Familia
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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"Looking forward to more lessons!"
Shonda
Took Cello lessons from Ted L.
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