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Claire A.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, French
  • Masters in Music - Cello Performance from Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University
  • Teaching since 2006
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Claire A.

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Let's get you playing the music you've been hearing in your head! Each week, you'll get a personalized practice guide tailored to your goals. I love playing and teaching the cello, and I cant wait to share that passion with you.

My teaching style is as slow as you need, as fast as you can go. Technique should always serve the music, so we'll focus on creating art and telling the story that you want to tell. I'll work with you to create a personalized study plan that is engaging, positive, and progress-oriented.

Lessons are open to anyone, even if you don’t have a cello yet! I have worked with everyone from beginning students learning the basics of holding the bow to advanced players & colleagues looking for a discerning ear.

I generally recommend 45 minutes for beginners, but there's no time limit; I love to dive into details and can work as long as you can!

As an added bonus, all new students will receive the 70-page Cello Handbook I recently published as part of my online ...

About Claire

Claire is a professional musician based in NYC. She performs regularly with the Sarasota Orchestra and the Sarasota New Music Ensemble. She toured the United States with the Weimar Staatskapelle, and has spent many summers performing in the Aspen Music Festival. She frequently collaborates with pree

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Shealyn
Claire. Is. Amazing!!!!!! She is encouraging, lets me go at my own pace and she is so much fun to work with! I’ve wanted to play cello my whole life and she’s helping me make a dream come true. Stop scrolling now and take lessons with Claire!!!
Amanda
Claire is an incredible instructor with so much information to share and a very approachable, adaptable teaching style. She sent me over a lot of additional resources to review after our first lesson, and I am very excited to continue learning under her.
Brian
I have always wanted to learn cello, and I was really intimidated when I first started but Claire made it super fun and easy to understand. I started with 30 mins and I'm moving up to 45 for extra time. Highly recommend her as a teacher.
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Christopher B.

127 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Cello, Jazz, composition from SUNY Fredonia
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Christopher B.

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I have over 6 years of experience teaching private lessons in addition to teaching seminars on songwriting and music business at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts and SUNY JCC.

I teach both online and in-person lessons at my studio in Nashville and offer 30 and 60 minute lessons.

I have played over 1,000 shows, both solo and as an auxiliary musician for other touring acts. I performed on over 30 albums and have composed for radio, television, and internet video series, including sharing the stage with members of the 10,000 Maniacs. I've been featured in The New York Times, on the CBS Evening News, and on NPR.

While each student is different, I do generally start everyone on either Suzuki or the Essential Elements books.

As one of my old teachers said, “I'm not teaching you how to play cello, I'm teaching you how to teach yourself how to play cello.” This is something I strive for. Students will not only learn technical skills( how to play their instrument, read ...

About Christopher

I have over 6 years of experience teaching private lessons in addition to teaching seminars on songwriting and music business at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts and SUNY JCC. I teach both online and in-person lessons at my studio in Nashville and offer 30 and 60 minute lessons. I have pl

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Laura Baedeker
Christopher is the best...quickly and easily sees where you are and tailors lessons to suit.
Laura Baedeker
Great first lesson! Chris meets you where you are and is really focused on the tiny details that can make a difference.
Mindy
I have taken three classes with Chris so far. I have found him to be personable and patient. He explains things very well. He doesn't make me feel uncomfortable if I don't understand something. Overall I have had a great experience with Chris and would highly recommend him.

Rachel_Eunhee P.

1 Review
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Mater in cello performance from San Diego State University
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Rachel_Eunhee P.

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I have experience teaching in a variety of settings level students. I am currently teaching students as a private teacher and I helped some of my students’ audition for San Diego youth symphony and school orchestra assignments. I also have experience not only teaching young musicians in a small group system also performing and playing as a cellist of chamber ensembles and orchestra.
As a music teacher, it is my goal that I want to give back the rich knowledge that I have received during my studies. I want to use my education and knowledge gained from SDSU to help students obtain a proper and valuable education. I desire to see young musicians refine and expand their passions and talents in music and use them to touch the lives of others.

About Rachel Eunhee

I am a professional cellist. I graduated from San Diego State University with a Master of cello performance. As a music teacher, it is my goal that I want to give back the rich knowledge that I have received during my studies. I want to use my education and knowledge to help students obtain a pro

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Ronin F.
Rachel can really see where our son is at with his knowledge of the cello. She was quick to set up a plan for his lessons and at home practice. She keeps him on track the whole lesson and that’s great because our son is easily distracted.

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Michael B.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Awarded 2021 CIMC Classical Music Competition First Prize Winner from Charleston International Music Competition
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Michael B.

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Fun and easy to learn cello lessons!

About Michael

New York City-based cellist, Michael Bent, has gained popularity for his performances from coast to coast in the United States and overseas. One of his memorable accomplishments include being a winner in the Lowe’s Has Talent competition in February 2018. Michael was selected as one of thirteen

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Melanie LJ
I am an adult beginner and Michael was a very patient and kind teacher, and flexible with his time. I feel like I learned a lot from him quickly. His passion for the cello clearly shows!
kori
Michael is a fabulous teacher and was incredibly engaging with my 11 year old son. He sent detailed follow up notes and showed a genuine interest in my son's development. Thank you Michael!!
Gavin
Michael was patient and engaging. Wonderful first lesson.
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Victor Q.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
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Victor Q.

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I am a string specialist. That means I teach and play violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, bass guitar, mandolin, ukulele and piano. I earned B.A. earned from the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley Colorado where I was a double major in classical guitar and double bass. In my senior year I was the recipient of the Annual Concerto Contest where I performed the "Concerto in A Major" on double bass with the University orchestra for the spring concert. I have played in both professional and semi-professional orchestras in Colorado and Arizona. I believe that any student will practice more if he or she likes the music they are playing. Periodically I will ask a student to give me a name of a piece of music that they would like to learn how to play. I notate it for them, often simplifying the rhythm and chords in Finale NotePad and give it to them free of charge. I teach students how to play music on their given instrument. Not just how to play the instrument but working on ...

About Victor

I believe that any student will practice more if he or she likes the music they are playing. Periodically I will ask a student to give me a name of a piece of music that they would like to learn how to play. I notate it for them, often simplifying the rhythm and chords in Finale NotePad and give it

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Amy S.
My first lesson was amazing and I’m looking forward to many more lessons.
Victor is very knowledgeable and teaches well.
Joshua & Julia B.
Mr. Victor is teaching both of my kids, one guitar and the other piano. They are beginners, and he is very patient but keeps a good pace. I feel like they are learning a lot. He is a true music teacher and knows his stuff!
Victoria W.
It was awesome! Great pace and great mix of technical and practical.
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Nicholas H.

75 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Gerschefski/Reader Cello Scholarship from Martha Gerschefski
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Nicholas H.

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I'm an experienced and dedicated cellist, having played with Orchestras and Chamber groups throughout my state. My lessons are focused on relaxation, and am as laid back or strict as the student needs. Whether you're a beginner or advanced, shooting to be a church player or a pro, I have taught students for that and am the teacher for you.

About Nicholas

Nicholas is a professional cellist that has studied since the age of 9. He has now been teaching the cello, viola, and violin for over a decade for students of all ages, beginner to pre-college level. Throughout Nicholas’s career, he has been an active member of Honors Orchestras, Youth Symphon

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Johanna B.
He is really good at helping you understand how to play the instrument in detailed but open ways. He is a font of information.
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Evelyn
Very patient in explaining the mechanics of the cello to an adult learner. Is very knowledgeable and look forward to continuing to take lessons with him.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Damascus, MD

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Damascus is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $140 per hour.
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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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"Peter is an extremely patient and knowledgeable teacher; it has been a privilege studying the piano and cello with him for the past 2 months. In that brief time, I have completed 16 of the 17 pieces in the first Suzuki book for cello! I have also enjoyed the piano exercises and repertoire he has assigned, which are technical but melodious. He has a great understanding of theory and technique; he is very personable and encouraging; and he was flexible and accommodating about the times and modes (in person and online) for my lessons. I recommend him wholeheartedly to other adult beginners like me and am grateful to be under his tutelage."
Brian
Took Cello lessons from Peter B.
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"I am a prominent professional musician in Portland and retired public school music teacher, and have had the opportunity to observe Corey teach on several occasions. Having evaluated several teachers during my career, I can honestly say that Corey is among the finest teachers of elementary school students I have EVER seen. Corey has a rare talent with children, and he teaches music with an easy going style and manner that brings out the best in all of his students--both young and old. Corey is likeable, professional, and easy to work with. I am pleased to give him my highest recommendations with no reservations."
James
Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
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"Rochelle helped me get reacquainted with the cello after a 22 year hiatus. She is patient and focuses on tone and technique. Her musical knowledge is apparent as she structures her lessons around skill sets that are in need of fine tuning. Her ability to pick up on these skills sets is what makes her a great teacher."
Nancy
Took Cello lessons from Rochelle L.
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"My son is really enjoying lessons from Corey. The learning is both fast paced and fun. We highly recommend this teacher!"
Cora
Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
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"She’s a very patient, encouraging teacher and I’ve had a great experience learning from her!"
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Took Cello lessons from Quinn L.
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"Nicholas is such an amazing teacher! He is very thorough and makes sure that you understand and learn everything properly. He goes at a pace that is perfect for me and tailors to your specific needs. I look forward continuing my lessons and highly recommend him!"
Melissa
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Mr. Anderson is very professional on all levels. This means that he understands where and how your musician is working. The players' dedication will determine how high they may rise. Mr. Anderson is considerate, knowledgeable, and above all mindful of the journey that your student is undertaking. He has coached and mentored some of the best students in the country."
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"Claire is an incredible instructor with so much information to share and a very approachable, adaptable teaching style. She sent me over a lot of additional resources to review after our first lesson, and I am very excited to continue learning under her."
Amanda
Took Cello lessons from Claire A.
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"Very helpful and informative. Gives tips and exercises to help with good posture and correct form. Flexible with time and able to send help during the week if needed. Works at a good pace and always checks for understanding. Reviews your form while playing to make sure everything is in the correct place and moving correctly. Good first lesson. Excited for the rest to come xD"
Cheyenne
Took Cello lessons from Victor M.
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