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Nicolas S.

Cambridge, MA
Starting at $117
  • Speaks German, French, English
  • Awarded Edna D. Parks Prize in Music Theory from Wheaton College, MA
  • Teaches students 8 to 60
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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

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Karen D.

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Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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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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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
Olive
Karen is a great teacher! I love her!

Josh L.

Allston, MA
Starting at $25
  • High School Degree from Lyons Township High School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded MPower Grant from Sphinx Organization
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Josh L.

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While I am still a student myself learning at the college level, I have a lot to offer to beginner and intermediate players looking to better their technique, reading abilities, posture, tone, and or overall musical knowledge. I've been playing for almost 18 years now, and through my own studies, I've learned that it's important to have a teacher that truly believes in you and wants to see you succeed. I want to be that for younger students just starting out or trying to find their way in music.

About Josh

Hi, my name is Joshua L. I'm a 21-year-old cellist from Chicago, IL. I've been studying cello for almost 18 years! When I started, I was heavily into classical, but I loved all the artistic ideas that contemporary music had to offer, so I figured out a way to fuse my love for both into something I

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Madeleine G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Madeleine G.

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Learn the magic of producing a beautiful sound on the cello!
Learn techniques to help you get the best sound out of your instrument as well as...
1 how to read music
2 how to count
3 several different methods of playing
4 several awesome pieces of repertoire
5 special insider cellist knowledge :)

Skype lessons also available!

About Madeleine

I absolutely love teaching. I try to give my cello and voice students an education with the goal that they will someday be able to join an orchestra and be able to share in the joy of music making with others. I focus on a firm grounding of music theory and sight-reading so that students will come

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Ashley M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ashley M.

3 Reviews
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As a violist and string enthusiast, my appreciation and knowledge of the cello runs fairly deep. I had studied and taught myself how to play the cello with the guidance of a professional cellist some many years ago, but I've always been eager to teach the cello to any willing student with a deep appreciation. Students can expect a curriculum catered to their needs and desires, whether they be to on the road to a professional musician or just the hobbyist and a teacher who is dedicated to their educational growth and desires.

About Ashley

I am currently a junior at Ramapo College studying music education but I am no foreigner to teaching. I have been teaching for some years now with general ages ranging between 3 to 25, in the violin, viola and cello. I have also taught music theory from a beginner's standpoint to a college sophom

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Kathleen M.
Ashley was very helpful to me. I was floundering. I am a brand new 'musician', still learning to read music. I would still be working with her, but I had to move suddenly. She was very encouraging and I hope to be able to continue lessons again with someone in my new location.
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my grand daughters 1st lesson was great,,ashley took time to tune violin, explained the the whole instrument and how to properly take care of instrument can not wait for my grand daughters next lesson
Kathleen M.
I really enjoyed my 1st lesson with Ashley. She gave me hope that I’m not a basket case. I feel encouraged that I might someday play well enough not to send people running for earplugs or exits.
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Jessica G.

52 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jessica G.

52 Reviews
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Cello lessons in my studio, at your home, or on-line.

About Jessica

I have 20 years of playing experience along with a Bachelor's degree in Cello Performance. I was the section leader of my university's orchestra as well as a full-scholarship member of the university quartet. As a professional gigging musician, I have played with Il Divo, Mario Winans, La Jolla S

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Rita E.
We didn’t have a cello teacher in our small town so we decided to try taking online lessons. Jessica took my daughter through Suzuki books 1-6. She was very personable and very focused. She kept my daughter motivated and even allowed performance opportunities (Skyping into recitals). We have since moved to a bigger city and my daughter takes live lessons. Her new teacher (who has a doctorate in cello performance) was very impressed with my daughter’s technique. Thanks Jessica for giving my daughter a great musical foundation!
Amanda
Jessica is patient, clear and very skilled. I am starting from the very beginning and she has a way of guiding that is both encouraging and constructive. Highly recommend her for children and adults wanting to learn the cello.
Audrey
Jessica is very knowledgeable and friendly. My daughter enjoyed her lesson with her.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in West Newton, MA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in West Newton is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $130 per hour.
30 min
$42 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$70 average

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"Theresa is a great teacher. My son is a beginner and has attention issues. For the two sessions he has had with her, she has been very patient with him."
- Stefan Kesler
Took Cello lessons from Theresa S.
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"Angela is very nice teacher. My kid loves her so much. She encourages her student with her whole heart. All students trust her very much."
- Jenny
Took Cello lessons from Angela C.
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"I am really pleased with Tom's approach and simplification of cello basics others have made so complex! The instruction was easy to follow leaving me with the ability to play 3 scales the first lesson (with practice of course). I felt like there was hope for someone like me taking up cello so much later in life."
- Rebecca
Took Cello lessons from Thomas W.
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"I have had the pleasure of watching Johanna grow as a musician and a gifted music instructor over the past several years. Johanna is very passionate about her music. She possesses a natural talent for music and is academically accomplished. I have seen her excel at improvisation and a more methodical approach to musical performance. Her love for the cello is evident in her enthusiastic and energetic teaching techniques. She is exceedingly patient with all, encourages everyone, and coaxes the very best effort from each and every person she works with. Ideals she passes on to her current and future students."
- Debbi C
Took Cello lessons from Johanna W.
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- Laura
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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"Knowledgeable, thorough, exactly what I need."
- Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"Alex was very professional and connected very well with my 9 years old."
- Mattia
Took Cello lessons from Alex W.
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"My daughter had few lessons with Geoff, so far it seems like her skills has improved."
- Daria
Took Cello lessons from Geoff B.
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"Genevieve is the best teacher. She is kind and extremely patient. She insists on careful and accurate playing. I have noticed tremendous progress in my playing since she has been my teacher. I recommend her to anyone."
- David
Took Cello lessons from Genevieve T.
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"I was a pianist and oboist in my early life, and now in my 40s decided that I'd love to learn to play the cello. Victor is a really wonderful teacher. He's very patient, very calm, and very responsive. Whenever I would message him, he'd respond within a few hours, and often he'd respond right away. He was very flexible when schedules changed. Whenever I would run into problems or issues with a new technique, he would find resources, such as videos, to help describe it more fully. I've had many music teachers over the years and Victor is absolutely one of the best."
- Trudi
Took Cello lessons from Victor M.
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