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Chris H.

12 Reviews
White Plains, MD
Starting at $39
  • Music Performance (violin) from St. Mary's College of Maryland
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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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Alice C.

13 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Manderin, English
  • Master Degree of Piano Performance from Manhattan School of Music
  • Awarded Semi Finalist, Selected Taiwan Participant from Manopoly International Piano Competition, Italy
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Alice C.

13 Reviews
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I am a classically trained teacher with ten years of cello teaching experience. Making music through cello is such an enjoyable thing. Therefore, no matter what level of playing or what piece you have in mind that you always wanted to learn,please come to me. I will design a lesson plan and practice plan according to your needs. In my lesson, you will learn music theory,music history,cello technique and of course, music appriciation. I will also chose the right method book regarding to your playing. Looking forward to seeing you.

About Alice

I am a classically trained pianist and piano/ cello teacher. By more than ten years of teaching experience, learning with me is going to be engaging and enchanting. I chose the right method books and design the lesson plan/ practice plan according to your needs. Through my lesson, you are not only

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Austin L.
Alice is great with kids. My five-year-old enjoys learning piano with her. She is very patient and good at explaining things in a simple way that kids could understand quickly.
Satemeh A.
Alice is the best! I have had multiple piano teachers and she is by far the most patient and professional instructor I have had. My playing has literally improved significantly since studying with her. I highly recommend her!
Olivia R.
Alice is very professional and patient. She knows how to communicate well with the kids. My 4.5 years old likes her and is making good progress! Highly recommended!

Annie M.

8 Reviews
Lorton, VA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Annie M.

8 Reviews
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About Annie

Hi, there! My name is Annie M and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2005 and have loved helping my students grow as musicians, grow as people, and enjoy their instrument! I went to Saint Olaf College and earned a degree in Instrumental Music Education in 2005. I'm a

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Robert O.
Robert was nervous for his first lesson. Annie’s teaching style set him at ease very quickly. She was clear and concise with her instructions. Very hands on as needed: adjustment of violin, bow , hand and arm placement,etc. I, as Robert’s parent, was very impressed with Annie.
Debbie Madigan
Annie is a wonderful piano instructor. She is very patient and makes you feel comfortable and confident as you attempt new challenges.
Sitina
The worst websit & experince. I wouldn't recommend for anyone!!!

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Douglas Y.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelor's of Music/Music Education and Music Composition from Texas Tech Univeristy
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Douglas Y.

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I have been playing the cello for 19 years and started teaching in 2010. I use a hybrid Suzuki method, that introduces learning music a little earlier. For more advanced cellists, we concentrate on advanced methods and etudes to refine the craft.

About Douglas

Hello, I'm Douglas, a 30 year-old cellist and composer living in Seattle. I have been playing cello for 19 years and have been composing for 14. I started teaching lessons in 2010 at Texas Tech University where I graduated with my Bachelor's of Music in education and composition in 2013. I then

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Lillian-Wei
Excellent first lesson! Douglas was very patient, he corrected my daughter hand positions and show her the proper way to play the cello. He explained things clearly and made the lesson fun!
Lourdes
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.
Jacob
Doug was on time (early, in fact!), super helpful, pointed out some minor tweaks that make a huge difference to my playing (things that I never learned in my previous cello lessons) and has been really accommodating. He's lent me some of his books and has offered to transcribe some songs I want to work on! Thanks!
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Michael M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 1997
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Michael M.

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Experienced Cello teacher of 5 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of music knowledge. I specialize Suzuki Method and Essential Elements books depending on the students needs. I push to evolve with each student and create a fun a positive environment in which to learn and I strive to help you meet your goals! I plan and offer yearly professional student shows and concerts to give each student a practical application to their studies.

About Michael

Hello, My name is Michael and Im excited to meet you! I've been teaching private & Professional lessons since 1997! I love helping students accomplish their goals like, getting into college, hit auditions, and more, but above all I love to inspire the love of Music and Performance Arts! Throug

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Michael K.
Stellar teacher! He really knows his stuff and how to convey it!
Justine
I am an adult who has no experience with any type of instrument and was very nervous and intimidated at first. Then I met with Michael, and though there was a ton of information we had to go through, he really made me feel at ease. He has the knowledge, patience, and understanding I was really looking for in a teacher and I'm so happy I found him!
Holly
With his flexibility and willingness to accommodate us my daughter learned a lot from him. He was a wonderful teacher and a great person to do business with.
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Erin C.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • BA in Music from University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
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Erin C.

42 Reviews
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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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Natalie
Erin is very patient and full of great ideas. She has helped me tremendously in only a few short lessons.
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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in La Plata, MD

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in La Plata is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $126 per hour.
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"Randall pushes the best out of you. He sees potential in you when, at times, you don't see it. You will progress quickly."
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"Lenna is incredibly patient and kind. As an adult amateur, she really took the time to know me to cater to my preferences and my previous experience."
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"Jessica is great!"
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Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"she is so nice and helpful!"
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Took Cello lessons from Ying L.
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"Excellent first lesson. We went over a lot of material and I'm already learning so much!"
Matthew
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Awesome first lesson. Looking forward to the next one."
Erin
Took Cello lessons from Victor M.
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"If you're looking for someone who is PATIENT with an older learner, Chris is your man!"
James
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Great lesson. Received good feedback on technique."
Melody
Took Cello lessons from Michael P.
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