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Chris H.

12 Reviews
California, MD
Starting at $39
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music Performance (violin) from St. Mary's College of Maryland
  • Teaching since 1988
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Chris H.

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I have a degree in music with a teaching certificate. I have been teaching cello privately for 10 years. Depending on the age of the child we will start with either Essential Elements or Suzuki cello book one. They will start with proper positioning and plucking. Once they have 8 notes down, we start bowing. As we progress, we will be doing scales, and etudes.

About Chris

I have been teaching private violin for over 20 years, and private viola/cello for about 10. I have taught in Charles and St. Mary's County Public schools. I am a member of American Strings Teacher's Association, National Association for Music Educators (Maryland Music Educators Association), and t

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JD D.
Ms Chris was great my daughter really enjoyed her first lesson. Ms Chris was easy to work with and made my daughter comfortable that she felt free to ask questions and make mistakes without worry. My daughter is looking forward to the next lesson.
Leslie
If you’re looking for a dedicated, knowledgeable and patient strings teacher, you will love Mrs. Heins. Both of my sons have been taking lessons from Mrs. Heins for several years (one for viola and one for cello). They have learned so much under her instruction, such as earning All-County and All-State honors. They also practice their live performance skills twice a year during informal musical concerts. Mrs. Heins also offers participation in the Royal Conservatory Music Development program, which can earn your child credit for college. She is a gem and should you choose her, you won’t be disappointed.
Deborah H.
Had a wonderful time with my teacher she restrung my violin and I got a trade in for an adult si and adult size because I had purchased one for ciao but I got it at music store where she works and they gave me another one with the trade-in and I only had to pay $50 I had a nice time with Miss Hines I even was so excited to go into my lessons I get it two hours earlier and she excepted me so that was good she had time to string the restring the Valium and not show me a lot of things that I needed to do and I’ve also purchased the first book so I’m I’m really excited
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Ralph B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 8 to 60
  • Teaching since 1965
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ralph B.

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I've taught beginning through advanced cello lessons to my students in elementary, middle and high school in orchestra classes as well as privately. My cello students have received numerous scholarships to various colleges, universities and conservatories and music camps. Cello is a wonderfully robust and special instrument that has such a broad range that it needs to encompass 3 different clefs. The cello can produce beautiful tenor or bass like sounds as well as higher pitched melodies that almost sound like one is playing the violin or viola! I love teaching the cello and have taught students at all levels and ages. I've taken private cello lessons in the past with really great cello teachers and performers, so I have learned so many different teaching techniques and approaches to the cello that help to make each student's progress more rapid, consistent and comfortable.

About Ralph

I've spent most of my adult life teaching string instruments at all levels in the Northern Virginia public schools both as an orchestra director and as a private teacher. I have a music contracting business called Symphony To Go. If you would like to see my teaching studio, please consider visiting

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Nehla
Mr. Ralph Boehm is a great teacher. He is firm in
his teaching, yet very kind and generous. He has spectacular humanity. As far as technique, he finds out where his student is weak , and tries hard to turn the weakness into a strength and will work extra time to correct the flaws of his student. He is a rare individual
and instructor. I consider myself very lucky to have him
as my violin teacher.
Jennifer
Ralph is a wonderful cello instructor. Kind, caring, thoughtful and very knowledgeable. His directions really helped my daughter’s technique and sound quality. He teaches violin, viola and bass as well. Highly recommend!
Lori
My daughter has been taking lessons with Mr. Ralph Boehm for seven months. She loves her weekly lessons due to Mr. Boehm’s professionalism, passion for teaching and passion for music. He ensures his students have the basics down to the muscles in their hands before they progress. I highly recommend him for students who are eager to excel at their instrument.
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Robert M.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Robert M.

9 Reviews
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Our cello lessons cover an array of topics from technique to musicality along with establishing the important connections of mind and body to achieve healthy and sustainable cello playing! I approach every student differently and try my utmost best to cater to every student's need. I have years of experience teaching pre-school age cellists to adults! I look forward to helping anyone achieve music and cello goals!

About Robert

Welcome! My name is Rob and I am professional cellist, string music educator and conductor in the DC Area. I've been playing cello for over 20 years and I have taught various age groups in public school and private studio settings for almost 10 years in Indiana, Philadelphia and Washington DC areas

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Antonio
Rob is a terrific teacher. He covers the fundamentals which my son really needed even though he'd been playing for several years before he started with Rob. Highly recommend.
Rebeca O.
AMAZING TEACHER! VERY CALM PERSON , WITH CLEAR EXPLICATIONS AND SUPER KIND!
is easy to see how the special is, and he did that a very dificult experience (like the 1st day lesson in Chelo is) , like if were something easy to learn!

Thanks Robert!!!
Jeb C.
He is an awesome tutor, and I learn a lot from this lesson. Unlike my previous tutor, he uses his cello to demonstrate things. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who wants to improve at playing the cello.

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Catherine W.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded MSM Scholarship from Manhattan School of Music
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Catherine W.

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I only teach beginner and intermediate cello.

About Catherine

Catherine is a performer, teacher, and arranger. She has performed in world class venues such as Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Kosciuszko Foundation, as well as the Museum of Natural History, and she has performed with over thirty different chamber ensembles, including the Ameri

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Merlene
I had a great experience because Catherine is an amazing instructor.
She taught lessons with a high degree of professionalism and care. As a novice, I was able to learn a lot because Catherine was patient and attentive to my learning style.
Teba
My two oldest children (one more advanced in piano than the other) began taking lessons with Catherine just this year. They have both shown significant improvement and love her as an instructor. They also look forward to practicing in between lessons. We could not be happier.
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Meixu L.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance from Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing of China
  • Teaching since 2008
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Meixu L.

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I am a passionate, energetic, humorous, patient cello instructor. I have been teaching since 2008. Within these years, I taught the private lesson, group lesson, music theory and studio class of all ages and all levels. One of my ten years old student got the highest score of the Asian-Pacific Region in Grade two cello exam of The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music only after one year learning from me. I have abundant experiences for helping students not only learning music and cello but also enjoying lots of fun from it. I also helped my students for preparing their solo recitals, summer festival auditions, competitions, and performing arts high school auditions. I am sure you will full in love with the sound you make after learning from me. Let me help you to accomplish your aspirations.

About Meixu

I am a professional cellist with more than 20 years of performing experience and teaching professionally for more than 10 years. I completed my Master of Music at Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music with a scholarship. Additionally, I received a Professional Studies Diploma which

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Carissa
She teaches well and makes sure that you fully understand the lesson/technique. Her constructive criticisms really help and allows you to grow and improve.
Wendy
I really learn a lot from her. She is very precise and makes sure I understand how to play each piece, and she is always very patient with me.
Fan
I seriously love her since she is so patient and nice.
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Pei-Jen T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Pei-Jen T.

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Pei-Jen Tseng began playing piano at the age of four, which then led to playing cello at the age of ten. After completing her Bachelor of Music degree in Cello performance from Taiwan, she moved to the U.S. to pursue her graduate studies from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music receiving a Music of Master degree in Cello performance. Ms. Tseng also holds a Professional Studies Diploma in Cello performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She has performed as an orchestral player and chamber musician throughout the years. As a chamber musician, Ms. Tseng believes that ensemble playing builds confidence, teamwork, and leadership abilities while developing every essential musical skill: sense of pitch, rhythm, and tone. These skills will cross over to every aspect of a student’s performing experience, making them a much better musician overall.

Ms. Tseng teaches the importance of fundamentals. This includes intonation, ear training, performance ...

About Pei-Jen

Pei-Jen Tseng began playing piano at the age of four, which then led to playing cello at the age of ten. After completing her Bachelor of Music degree in Cello performance from Taiwan, she moved to the U.S. to pursue her graduate studies from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Mus

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"Having a positive experience with John teaching our son cello. He works well with children, patient, understanding while setting expectations for the student to reach."
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Took Cello lessons from John R.
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"Don went right to the area I knew I needed the most help. Terrific!"
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Took Cello lessons from Don L.
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"Jessica is definitely the best!"
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Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"I'm learning so much, and Maria is so delightful and clear in her directions!"
Layla
Took Cello lessons from Maria D.
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"I really enjoyed my lessons with Peter, he was professional and kind as I took on a new adventure in learning cello and reading music as and adult. Skype was a wonderful option since I couldn't find any local instructors. There was a delay in sound at times so we would accidentally talk over eachother or I didn't know what was being asked to play, but we worked it out ans overall I would say it's worth it and would recommend Peter."
Christi
Took Cello lessons from Peter B.
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"Doug is great - he's patient, supportive, positive, and provides enough structure to make me feel like I'm progressing while understanding the challenges of an adult student's schedule."
Lourdes
Took Cello lessons from Douglas Y.
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"He is the best cello teacher ,very professional and very good with children. My daughter is very happy to have lessons with him."
Daria
Took Cello lessons from Thomas V.
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"he is a really good teacher. i myself am having trouble switching ears from classical to blues."
Beth Martin
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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