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Johnny M.

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

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Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, Chinese
  • Teaching since 2016
  • B.A. Music from Harvard University
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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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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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Mark L.

69 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks I only speak English. My Spanish is very limited.
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mark L.

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You will learn correct posture, note reading, tone production, and listening/duet skills. I will guide you through method books.I will accompany you on piano on the material and selections you like.
I have been teaching cello for 4 years. I have my own materials to help you advance in cello literacy. I want to be your next instructor.

About Mark

AS OF APRIL 21, 2020 I AM ONLY TEACHING ONLINE. I DO NOT CURRENTLY HAVE STUDENTS VISITING MY STUDIO BECAUSE OF THE CORONA OUTBREAK. I teach according to your individual needs. I only teach in my own studio. I do not travel anymore. I also have time to teach lessons every other week. You may inquir

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Marcus
Mark was friendly and encouraging!
Sasirajaan ..
Mark, You are an amazing teacher. You encourage, inspire, identify variety of techniques to teach and help learn. You are flexible to work to the needs of the student.
Wish you a wonderful new year 2021 !!
Wendi ..
He really listens to a student’s needs and where they want to go. Mark gives excellent feedback and is a passionate teacher. Highly recommend!

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Maria D.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, Montenegrin (Serbo-Croatian), Spanish
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Master's Degree from IU Jacobs School of Music
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Maria D.

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I am a professional cellist with years of performing and teaching.
I attended the Jacobs School of Music for my undergraduate and masters' degrees and was a graduate teaching assistant. I also received my Stott Pilates Teaching Certification while at IU and incorporate postural alignment into my teaching. I have Suzuki certification and work on a strong technical foundation, which both facilitates performing and frees us up to explore non-traditional techniques and other genres.

Most importantly, I strive to nurture the love and passion for music and cello and I am here to help you achieve your musical goals.

About Maria

I teach cellists of all ages and abilities and tailor the lesson to the individual. Lessons include standard repertoire, and if requested, non-traditional styles as well. I have experience with solo repertoire, orchestra, chamber music, and folk music, and can help you develop your ear and even sin

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Dorothy P.
Maria is wonderful. She is enthusiastic, patient, and motivates me with positive feedback.
She inspires me to work hard toward my next lesson.
Jaclyn
Maria is an excellent teacher. She is kind, patient, flexible, and fun! She truly cares about her students learning experience and is committed to her teaching. Highly recommend you snag some lessons with this lovely lady!
Layla M.
Even though learning to play the cello is quite challenging, I feel very relaxed and happily engaged with Maria as my instructor. I always look forward to my lessons!

Tim M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors in Music from University of California, San Diego
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Tim M.

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song based approach to lessons- using songs to teach technique for right and left hands

About Tim

I'm a multi instrumentalist with a decade of performing and teaching experience on the bass, guitar, piano, cello, sitar, and more. Ive performed on the Grammys, toured internationally, and studied music in a multitude of styles on many instruments, including a bachelors degree from University o

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Erin C.

45 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • BA in Music from University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Erin C.

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I teach beginner cello primarily using the Suzuki books, but supplement with other materials when needed. My students work on scales and rhythm constantly to improve their tone and musicality as well as technique. I teach classical, religious, fiddle, and more. I also teach group ensembles, trios, quartets, and I work with students on their school orchestral and audition pieces.

About Erin

My name is Erin. I am a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Music, with a concentration in Violin. I began studying violin at the age of six. I have performed with small chamber ensembles, orchestras, quartets, and trios. I enjoy playing for churc

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Annika M.
Fantastic instruction. Patient, clear, and ensured she was meeting my daughter where she is at. Significantly more productive class times compared with our last in person teacher.
Raina
Great experience! Erin is engaging when teaching and amazing with my daughter. It was her first lesson and I'm so glad we found Erin to begin this violin journey with!
Leigh G.
Erin is fabulous! She is very patient and kind and is always willing to help out. Great teacher, even from across the country!

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Somerville, MA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Somerville is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $43 and $140 per hour.
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"It was very much fun. Do is very nice and knows a lot."
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"very patient and understanding. Thank you."
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"Great instructor and teaching method. Gave my 11 year old lots of confidence."
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Took Cello lessons from Kelvin L.
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"The teacher teaches a lot in a short amount of time, I was able to learn a lot from her. She gives very precise feedbacks which helped me understand and play the music piece better."
Cindy
Took Cello lessons from Meixu L.
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"My daughter is improving so much. Naomi is able to tell her exactly what she needs to focus on. She breaks things down for her which is essential since my daughter has ADD. Communication is great, we receive a practice plan for the week and feedback after each lesson."
Marisela
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"My son has been taking weekly cello lessens from Jessica over a year now and he really likes her. She is very talented, nice and patience. She will write down what he learned and needs to practice on a notebook every time. She is always on time and good at responding right away if I need to communicate with her. There are many qualified teachers around but it is hard to find one that has the quality I mentioned."
Tomoe
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"So far so good! Naomi is very experienced and I like how she tailors your learning to the goals you want to achieve."
Victoria
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"I Actually understood an instructor for once, I did learn on the first day . Dustin explains to wear you can understand and I'm certain I'll learn from him."
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Took Cello lessons from Dustin N.
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"Susanna is knowledgable and very thorough. She takes her time to insure that you are comfortable and understand the material she presents.
My previous instructor had a less traditional manner of teaching and I am very much enjoying the approach that Susanna uses."
Lisa
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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"I took lessons with Nick for a little over 2 years and couldn't have more wonderful things to say about him. Nick is patient while also pushing and guiding his students to achieve whatever their musical goals are. I developed as a cellist and as a musician with Nick and can't recommend him enough."
Sarah
Took Cello lessons from Nick A.
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