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Elias M.

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Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, Chinese
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Elias M.

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It's the best instrument, right? No matter where you are as a cellist, I'm happy to meet you right there and help you achieve your goals. Together we can explore new repertoire, work on sound production and intonation, and develop an arsenal of different expressive nuances. You'll be able to pursue the instrument at the speed and level of intensity you desire; I am as happy to work with beginners in casual lessons as I am to help more advanced students prepare for recitals and auditions. Did you really think you were going to get away with skipping your scales and arpeggios, though? We're going to have to tackle some of those no matter what.

About Elias

Hello! My name is Elias, I'm a professional pianist, cellist, and orchestra and opera conductor, and I couldn't be more excited to be taking piano, cello, and conducting students of all ages and levels. No matter what you're hoping to get out of your studies, I couldn't be happier to help you along

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Paul
Elias has been my piano teacher for 5 months and a half. He's very kind, patient, methodical and detail oriented. With his continuous help, I went from zero to playing minuets by Bach and Mozart with ease. I also learned to play scales, arpeggios, progressions and a lot of music theories along the way. In my opinion, what sets him apart is not only does he teaches you how to play, but also teaches you how to phrase music with lines, contrasts, crescendos and decrescendos, making "real" music. I really cannot thank him enough for my progress, and I would recommend him to anyone who wants to play great music!
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Johnny M.

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Allston, MA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Teaches students 5 to 40
  • Bachelor in Music Performance from University of Alabama
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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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Wei D.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Mandarin, French
  • Awarded Winner from Douai International Cello Competition, Douai France
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Wei D.

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Good habits and an excellent attitude make great cellists. It doesn't hurt to love music too. I love music and I love to share my passion with my students.

Having a teacher who is an experienced performer is an important quality in a teacher. I am a professional classical musician currently working as a freelance cellist in the Chicago area. I play with Chicago Philharmonic, the Northbrook Symphony, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and the Northwest Indiana Symphony, among others. Before coming to Chicago I played for 13 seasons with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.

I have taught privately for over 10 years including 2 years in Paris. My teaching is a reflection of my teacher, Phillippe Muller. I studied with Msr. Muller while studying at the Paris Conservatory. Msr. Muller is currently a Professor of Cello at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City.

About Wei

Even though I have been teaching and performing on the cello for most of my life, it's not all there is to who I am. I am a chef (almost--12 weeks to go), a mom, a wife. I have a cute little Tibetan Terrier that loves visitors. My husband and I love hiking in beautiful places. Studying with m

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Jordane M.
Lovely introductory session! Looking forward to our next lesson. Excited about my homework! lol
Michael
Wei , is an excellent teacher,
She gave me really helpful practical suggestions and tips how to practice my bowing technique and it greatly improved my tone and made it easier to play and more fun too !
Thank you Wei ,you are a fantastic teacher!!

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Deya D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English , Russian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of music performance ; Master of music performance, from Indiana university , University of Central Arkansas, Boston University
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Deya D.

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It all depends on the level of the student and their goal .

About Deya

I am a professional cellist . I have an European and US education . I have more then 20 years of performing and teaching experience .

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YiQun X.

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Teaches Online
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  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Doctor of Musical Arts (Cello Performance) from The Juilliard School
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YiQun X.

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I am currently a Doctoral candidate at The Juilliard School. I have been teaching students range from 7 years-old to people who are in their 70s. Helping students from different back ground, age group, and levels of playing has been very rewarding. I help my students preparing for their recitals, competitions, all state exams, or simply learning a new piece of music. I believe in tailoring teaching to each student's needs. Looking forward to working on and exploring cello playing with you!

About YiQun

Praised for displaying “great poise and masterful technique” and possessing “an amazing rich tone,” by The Day, cellist Yi Qun is the Prima Finalist of 2019 Internationals Cello Competition Benedetto Mazzacurati. She has performed at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and Marlboro Music Fe

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Aden B.
My son is thrilled with YiQun's expertise, musicality, and useful tips and exercises. He was missing his orchestra and in person lessons, but with YiQun's online lessons, he is feeling is motivated to practice again!
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Corey A.

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Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Corey A.

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Hello to each of you! My name is Corey, and I have been teaching cello for 31 years. Like many of you I've been locked up in my home because of Covid19. What fun! Not really... but I have been enjoying teaching 24 of my current private students. Additionally, I have been teaching music at a Waldorf School in Portland Oregon for 22 years. My work at the school has decreased because of the crisis and now I've been moved to 1/2 time. I'm so excited to expand my teaching studio, and have the opportunity to meet you. I teach beginning through advanced students. My degree is BM in cello performance from Portland State University 1993, and I have studied (and/or had master classes) with Stephanie McDougal, Hamilton Cheifetz, Yo Yo Ma, Hans Jurgen Jensen, and Carter Brey. I attended Tanglewood Institute in 1987, and Congress of Strings in 1988 both on a full scholarship. My lessons are both fun, educational, and I work diligently toward teaching great technique in both the right and left ...

About Corey

For over 30 years it’s been an honor to serve students learning to play a stringed instrument. Teaching is a passion for me. My primary instrument is cello, and secondary instruments are violin, and bass. I’ve been lucky to have studied cello with Hamilton Cheifetz, Stephanie McDougal, Yo Yo Ma, H

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Monica
Corey has been an amazing teacher for both of my sons! His talent with the instruments, his ability to share facts and make it interesting, and his intuition about what is effective for teaching young kids make the experience really wonderful for our whole family. He has been flexible in scheduling lessons. He is kind and patient with the boys. They look forward to their lessons every week and that is a great victory even if daily practice is challenging. Both boys have shown great improvement in their skills!
Forrest
Corey is the single biggest reason I stuck with music and was eventually accepted to several notable music conservatories including the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University and Oberlin Conservatory. I began studying with Corey at the age of 9, and he made the entire learning process exciting and engaging. His enthusiasm for music is contagious for students at all levels, and his expertise in guiding his pupils through the extremely complex process of learning a stringed instrument is unparalleled. Corey brings decades of pedagogical and professional experience to each lesson, and is always eager to impart this wisdom on his students. I cannot recommend Corey enough, for students at any level he is the best teacher you will be able to find!
Jenny
Our daughter studied violin with Corey for six years. She loved learning from him. I think Corey has a wonderful ability to nurture the love of making music. His teaching style is kind and patient. And he makes it fun. I would highly recommend him!

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The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Cambridge is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $140 per hour.
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"We adore him more with every lesson. He is patient and flexible!"
Kiryn
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Great first lesson. Already learned a lot."
Gabriel
Took Cello lessons from Mark L.
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"It’s true what the other reviews say about her kindness and patience. Lenna is a warm, thoughtful and generous human being. She also happens to be a gifted teacher and skilled cellist. She is able to correct tiny details in my playing that make a huge difference in sound. Better yet, she approaches it in a way that I might be able to make those corrections for myself, by asking me what I heard first and listening to my observations. Also her approach to practice and playfulness is something I aim to use in many aspects of my life."
Lisabel
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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"Wonderful teacher! Patient, highly knowledgeable and kind. Very pleased."
Isabella
Took Cello lessons from Victor Q.
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"Very thorough and enthusiastic."
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Took Cello lessons from Shannon S.
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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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"I have never learned so much in a lesson! He was polite and amazing. So knowledgeable!! Great teacher. Would recommend to anyone!!"
Carolina
Took Cello lessons from Mark L.
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"great lesson, can't wait for the next one"
Zac
Took Cello lessons from Christopher 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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"Very good teacher, very patient and I had fun. I feel I got a lot out of our sessions and I plan on continuing."
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Took Cello lessons from Peter B.
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