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Karen D.

28 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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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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Kelly S.
Karen was not prepared for the lesson. She spent 15 minutes trying to send me photos from a beginner Tabla book available on Amazon. She did not own a set of Tabla drums. She ensured me she could teach anything, but could not pronounce the words used for proper Tabla technique, knew no history and could not even teach me to tune. She literally was reading out of the book figuring it out along the way. I lost a lot of trust from this and asked for a full refund for future lessons.
Erika H.
Karen is an incredibly skillful teacher. She is very passionate about music and it easy to be comfortable with her. She shares her training and knowledge very clearly. The vocal exercises seem very unique and holistic for body and voice health. She is very encouraging, caring, and soul-uplifting. I feel like I have a new connection with my voice and all that is connected to using it... as an instrument and the journey is only just starting. 45 minutes went by so fast. I am looking forward to my next lessons.
Earl L.
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Johnny M.

10 Reviews
Roxbury Crossing, MA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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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Anna S.

2 Reviews
Newton Center, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Graduate Performance Diploma from The Boston Conservatory
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Anna S.

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I teach beginners from scratch through cellists at the top of the field. I've trained more than 60 cellists, including children as small as three and a half years old, autistic children, beginning adolescents, cello "converts" from other instruments, blind students, adult beginners, conservatory-bound teens, and professional symphony players.
All the time I hear "I can't start, I'm too old", "I am not musically inclined", or "I am not talented"- all from people that never held an instrument in their lives. That is self-deprecating talk, and it is absolutely false. Everything a performer does was learned at some point. Absolutely everything. Any person has the potential to learn how to play incredibly well. It does not take a "gift" or "talent". It takes the initiative to try.

About Anna

I have a passion for training cellists to a high level of musicianship. I have mentored cellists from the first lesson through professional symphony auditions. I am certified with the Suzuki Association of the Americas and know the Suzuki Method intimately through growing up with the method myself

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Bob G.
Anna is very good snd very patient
Aaron F.
Anna is an extremely talented cellist. She plays with virtuosic technique, and she has great musical instincts. She has experience working with students from many backgrounds. She is patient, flexible, and energetic, and though I know her in a professional context, from what I've heard these traits certainly carry over into her teaching.
Angie
Wonderful teacher! She explains techniques in a way that is readily understood. I had previously struggled with certain learning curves where I'd hit a wall, and she helped me through them. She teaches with joy and passion!

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Steven B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Private Instruction and Music Theory from Mesa Community College
  • Teaching since 2018
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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.

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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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Susanna S.

159 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $33
  • Awarded Sword of Honor from Sigma Alpha Iota
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music, Viola Performance from State University of New York at Purchase
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Susanna S.

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I am an experienced strings teacher with 25 years of experience. I will work with beginning cello students of all ages and provide instruction on proper technique, position, reading music and playing the cello. I am patient and provide constructive feedback and work at your pace.

About Susanna

Susanna S. has over 25 years of teaching experience on violin, viola and cello in private lessons, small groups, large groups and school orchestra settings. Currently, she runs her own studio and is teaching weekly in person private lessons at her home in Pittsburgh or online lessons. She offers

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Laila G.
Susanna is a patient and thorough teacher who is willing to cater her lessons to the student's comfort level. The violin is a difficult instrument, but she makes it fun to play and learn. Highly recommend!
Brooke
My daughter really enjoyed her viola lesson with Susannah. It inspired her to start practicing viola more. Susannah was great with my daughter.
Angela K.
I like working with Ms. Susanna. She has helped me a lot.
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J H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • BM Cello Performance from Oberlin Conservatory
  • Teaching since 2014
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J H.

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Hi, I'm J! I just finished my Bachelor's degree in Cello Performance at Oberlin Conservatory, and I'm currently starting my Master's degree in the same at DePaul University.

For the past 6 years, I have been teaching private lessons to students age eight to 21. I have taught students at the Oberlin Community Music School, secondary cello students at Oberlin College, students of the Northern Ohio Youth Orchestras, community musicians, and advanced high schoolers who want to pursue a degree in music. I also have experience teaching students with autism and ADHD.

During my undergrad, I took several string pedagogy courses and was involved with education programs in the Oberlin area. I coached sectionals and chamber music with the Northern Ohio Youth Orchestras for four years, worked as a Teaching Assistant for the Oberlin Arts and Sciences Orchestra, and served as an instructor for Parkway/Rockwood Community Education during the summer.

I'm comfortable with all ages and levels, and ...

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J Holzen is a recent Oberlin Conservatory graduate, where they were a recipient of the Ruth Roush scholarship. They received their Bachelor’s degree in Cello Performance with Darrett Adkins. In September, they began their Master’s degree at DePaul University with Brant Taylor. A passionate orches

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Peggie Willett
J is a wonderful, compassionate teacher. She is fantastic when it comes to breaking down concepts for students in learning. This ability translates well into teaching proper cello technique. Her playing is wonderful too! She is encouraging and inspiring to all!
Jackie
J is a phenomenal private teacher. I´ve taken lessons from J online and in person, and in both settings J has been just as enthusiastic to teach, eager to coach to the best of their ability, and a great person to work with. J has always pushed me to get better each lesson, exposed me to new opportunities, and supported me. J is flexible, open to questions, and a super understanding and kind human as well. Overall, I am more than pleased with the education I am recieving from J and the tools they´ve given me to use during my own practice time. J has without a doubt helped me become a better cellist.
Colin
J is an extraordinary teacher and musician, very skillful and professional. Highly recommended!

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Jamaica Plain, MA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Jamaica Plain is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $101 per hour.
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"Jessica is a great teacher. She helped me starting with very basic skills. She is very pacient and easy to communicate with."
Shan
Took Cello lessons from Jessica H.
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"Andrew is a great teacher. He is patient and thoughtful."
Larry
Took Cello lessons from Andrew B.
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"Angela is amazing! She is very patient, flexible and pushes you to excel beyond expectations. I am so excited to take cello lessons from such a talented, intelligent, honest and fun music instructor!

I really appreciate Angela!"
Adriene
Took Cello lessons from Angela C.
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"The most attentive and knowledgeable music teacher I have ever had. Very aware of student improvements and yet able to make suggestions where they are needed, without any kind of harsh criticism.

John provides all the information - both theory and performance in a very laid back way which leaves the student feeling stress free. He is very realistic as to the expectations of what the student's abilities are now and when "tentatively" they can expect to achieve a level of playing.

He does his job. It is up to me to do mine! Having fun and learning in a very short time. Not easy - but practice, practice, practice."
Dawn
Took Cello lessons from John S.
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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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"I'm an adult and I've been working with Byron for 5 months now. We've worked in person and now through video during quarantine. It's been a great experience and I would surely recommend him!

I had no experience with string instruments and feel I'm on my way to playing the cello competently. Byron keeps things fun and moving along at a good pace. He's especially good at diagnosing the cause of any difficulties I'm having."
James
Took Cello lessons from Byron H.
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"I like how he is confident in me that he can throw me into new projects for me to learn every time we have a new lesson."
Dawnwea
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Excellent lesson and sensitive teaching technique!"
Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"Very good teacher; patient, thorough, positive and really encouraging."
Joan
Took Cello lessons from Quinn L.
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"JoAnn is a gifted teacher, because of her extensive background in music, she can quickly identify where a new learner needs to focus. My daughter's technique has improved as well as her playing. We feel lucky to have found JoAnn."
julie
Took Cello lessons from JoAnn R.
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