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Elias M.

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Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Concetta A.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish
  • Masters from Columbia University Teachers College
  • Awarded Composer in Residence from TAKT Artist Residency and Gallery
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Concetta A.

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The cello is one of the most beautiful instruments! Experts say it has the closest sound to the human voice.

About Concetta

Concetta is a NYC based violinist, strings specialist and composer. She writes original art songs inspired by natural science, folk tales, poetry and everyday objects and sounds. She released her first solo album entitled Falling in Time in February 2015 on Waterbug Records. She was a visiting comp

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Joseph
I haven’t ever enjoyed a music lesson as much as I do with Concetta.
Concetta is warm, charismatic, and truly loves what she does which inspires me to keep going.
It’s the hour that I look forward to the most each week!
Jim
My first lesson with Concetta was great. I received a lot of good feedback and things to work on for this first week. Really looking forward to lesson 2 next week!
katherine
Concetta is a super knowledgable and supportive teacher! She adjusts her teaching to student interests and needs. She teaches in a lovely space and if you are super lucky you will meet her adorable dog, pepper <3. I highly recommend her!

Justin L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Cello from Eden Prairie Schools
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Justin L.

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Justin is a freelance cellist and private teacher. Along with his passion for teaching private cello lessons, he also enjoys traveling. He looks forward to hearing from you!

About Justin

My name is Justin and I have been actively teaching cello for the past 4 years. I have experience teaching online lessons, which require a slightly different approach than normal in person lessons. My goal as a teacher is to help you achieve your musical goals. I try my absolute hardest to create

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Tszto W.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Tszto W.

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A fully trained and registered Suzuki cello teacher. Teaching cello to students at any age and any level. 8 years of teaching experience.
Teaching mainly according to the Suzuki Method. Beginners will be starting from basics to build a solid foundation to become a complete cellist and a knowledgable musician. More importantly, to enjoy the fun of cello playing and beauty of music making along the way!
I look forward to working with you!

About Tszto

Hello there! My name is Tszto and I am a fully-trained Suzuki cello teacher based in Austin Texas. I hold a Master degree in Cello Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy from the Cleveland Institute of Music. I am also a graduate from Rice University with another Master degree in Cello Performance. I am e

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Luz
Tszto IS THE BEST CELLO TEACHER I have ever had because it is the first time someone explains me how to BREATH and ENJOY playing the cello, with a PERFECT TECHNIQUE and posture. He loves to play cello and he teaches with the same PASSION. He is super PATIENT with me and has the best way to correct me and explain me. He is an amazing cello player and really pedagogic. I had a german style teacher in the past and I stop playing cello because I didn't enjoy it and had pain and frustration. Tszto is helping me to reconnect with my cello, he corrects my posture (so it is a pleasant time with absolute no pain) and playing is turning to be a movement meditation for me, I love it now. I can feel and hear the progress on each lesson, thanks to him and to the homework (practice 15 mins, listen and reading). THANK YOU Tszto! After so many years, I am able to start again from cero and with so much passion. Thank you!
Martha
Tszto is an excellent cellist and teacher. My child has improved immensely in the few months she has been studying with him. He is diligent in making sure all aspects of playing the cello are in order from musicianship to technique. He is professional and a nice person.
Amy
Tszto was the best instructor ever! He was well-prepared, experienced, and flexible. He always brought all of his teaching materials relevant to me and made sure we cover what I needed to learn/reinforce. He was also clearly experienced with teaching a wide range of students and applied relevant teaching methods that worked best for me. I also appreciated how flexible he was in scheduling/rescheduling lessons whenever despite his own busy schedule and commitment. I only had a very positive experience learning from him and appreciated the fact that he demonstrated his passion for teaching in every lesson I had with him. Definitely recommend him to anyone wanting to learn/practice cello!
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Corey A.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM in Cello Performance from Portland State University
  • Teaching since 1989
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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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Adam P.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Adam P.

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I started playing in orchestra when I was 9, I have been teaching orchestra in the public school system since 2016, and I have been teaching private lessons for over 8 years now! I am primarily a viola player, but it has been so much fun for me to get more experience teaching cello since I became a teacher! I have always said that cello is the instrument that all orchestra students secretly wished they played. I love string instruments so much, and I love getting to share the experience of making music with string instruments with others.

About Adam

Hello! My name is Adam Peterson, and I am passionate about teaching music. I am an Arizona native, and I was 9 years old when I started playing the viola in my school's orchestra and singing in my school's choir. Participating in music has made an essential impact on my life. I learned how to expre

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Carrie
My 10-year-old cellist LOVED learning from Adam Peterson. He really cares about his students as a whole person, and he is patient, kind, and encouraging. I would recommend him to anyone looking to learn a new instrument!
Ali
Adam is a phenomenal teacher! I have had the pleasure of working with Adam as co-teachers while we were undergraduates in the ASU music education program and then again as orchestra teachers with Mesa Public Schools. His violin students play exceptionally well and he consistently has violin students pass auditions into the district's honors orchestra. A+ teacher!
Lisa
Adam is an amazing and gifted teacher! He truly loves music and inspires the same in his students through exploration of a variety of musical pieces, positive reinforcement, and praise. He has taught my daughter for a number of years, and his dedication and patience set him apart from any other instructor she has had.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Westwood, MA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Westwood is $73. 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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"Jessica is a great private instructor! She is always constructive and positive with her feedback and gives excellent technical advice to add a degree of sophistication to a students playing ability."
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Took Cello lessons from Jessica B.
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"Stephen is an all-round expert cellist of all repertoires, from historical to contemporary. His efficient, structured and holistic pedagogical methods, coupled with his intuitive abilities to assess and immediately remedy practical issues are remarkable and unparalleled. What's more, his capacity to inspire and influence his students to love the art that is music precipitates further scholarly and performative successes. I highly recommend his services. You will not be disappointed."
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Took Cello lessons from Stephen M.
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"While a bit humbling Alex definitely helped me fix some glaring technical issues, particularly with the bow."
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Took Cello lessons from Alexandra K.
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"Aaron has done a great job. My daughter looks forward to her lesson every week!"
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Took Cello lessons from Aaron F.
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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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"Teacher is wonderful and very responsible! We're lucky to have her!"
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Took Cello lessons from Genevieve T.
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"Don is great! Love that he is so particular about the bow hold! It has really made a difference in tone, every piece I play now, I keep in mind all the rudaments Don has taught me. I would recommend him to anyone! But you have to be willing to put in you serious practice time. Check him out on YouTube!"
Jema
Took Cello lessons from Don L.
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"Jessica is an amazing teacher. I thought it would be difficult to do music lessons online. But this is PERFECT!"
Nicole
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"My 13 year old daughter said "She loved her" totally different as her Cello teacher in middle school, she said."
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Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"This was my first lesson on any instrument. Dustin was very patient. I learned the correct way to hold the cello and some practice drills."
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