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Jason G.

Ypsilanti, MI
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Chinese (Mandarin), English, Chinese (Wu / Shanghai Dialect)
  • Bachelors of Music from University of Michigan
  • Teaching since 2012
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Jason G.

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I’m passionate about music education and I am a full time music teacher and active performer throughout the SE Michigan area. In the summers I teach cello and music improvisation at the Cellochanwoods Cello retreat in Vermont.

Lessons are designed and catered around each student and I believe in a well rounded approach in teaching music. While everyone will learn a solid foundation of note reading and playing technique, lessons also pull from sources such as music theory, ear training, music history, etc.

I hold a Masters in Music Performance from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London and a Bachelors in Music Performance from the University of Michigan.

Whether you’re looking to learn a new hobby, or further your musical skills, I’d love to help out. All levels welcome!

About Jason

Hi my name is Jason. I'm a pianist and cellist teaching and performing in SE Michigan. I'm dedicated to promoting growth and well-being through the arts. I hold a Masters in Piano Performance at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, UK and a Bachelors of Music in Piano Performance

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hanayo S.
I am really learning from him how to understand and express beautiful piano piece of great artist of Bach, Beethoven, Chopin. I never had authentic piano education at college but I feel I am receiving it through his lesson.

Kathy B.

31 Reviews
Detroit, MI
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Sign Language for the Deaf, Sign Language for the Deaf
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 to 76
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Kathy B.

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I have been teaching cello privately for over ten years. Along with that I teach the theory behind it as well.
I use the books Strictly Strings for Cello Book 1, and String Builder for Cello Book I. I also use some outside music that I have on hand when the student is ready for it.
I love teaching anyone who wants to learn any instrument. I also teach the theory along with it so the student will become a good cello player.

About Kathy

I am a patient, enthusiastic teacher in the following areas: piano, violin, cello, drums, music history, and music theory. I have taught vocal and instrumental music in both Catholic and Public schools, and in after-school programs, for 20 years, and have been giving private lessons for 9 years. I

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Cynthia O.
A great passionate violin instructor.
Loquacious, but each moment of verbal conversation has a message that leads to the musical lessons of the day. I really appreciate her knowledge and skill. I am often reminiscent of my violin instructor as a child. Each session leaves me with the zeal to practice hard in eager preparation
for the next.
Robert
Kathy is a kind, patient and methodical teacher. She develops your piano skills with a structured program of theory and exercises geared toward constant improvement. She has helped me improve my piano technique throughout our time together. I have been able to play increasingly challenging pieces on a regular basis with her. I look forward to steadily improving my piano skills.
Robert Bilenchi
I have recently returned from a week long stay at the Sonatina Piano Camp in Bennington VT and would like to notify all those piano students who may read this review as to the wonderful experience attending this camp can be. The camp takes adult piano students at all piano skill levels from beginner to well accomplished. Students stay in shared rooms (2-4 persons) which includes a piano in every room. Attendance is usually 18- 27 persons. The mansion itself is home to approx. 30 pianos. All meals are provided (and are outstanding) as well as piano classes and 4 lessons with concert pianists or university piano professors. Ample time is provided to practice a performance piece for the end of week performance night. Master classes are given on several evenings for those wishing to perform a work in progress piece for the attendees and the camp owner providing a public lesson.
I have found that the attending student group to be extremely supportive to all other students especially to those experiencing performance anxiety. Repeating attendees (from all over the country) have formed lasting friendships among themselves which have endured for years. Eight week long sessions are given throughout the year. In addition there are summer sessions for school aged youth
and also 4 short week sessions for those wishing to try a sampling of the camp. This past January was my 3rd year attending the camp and I will be returning again next year. My experiences at the camp have been truly unforgettable. More information can be obtained at Sonatina.com
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Robert M.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Robert M.

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My teaching approach is eclectic, drawing from a wide variety of methods and repertoire to fit the individual goals of each student. Students 5 to 95 are welcome in my studio and have made progress reaching their goals, be it studying cello at the college level, auditioning for All-State, or simply playing for fun.

A typical lesson involves scale and technique study, etudes or orchestra class pieces, and selections from the standard (and not so standard!) cello repertoire.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out!

About Robert

Hi! I'm Robert. I'm a performer and cello teacher in the Tucson area. I have studied the cello for 18 years and had the pleasure of teaching others for 10. Students in my studio range from beginner to advanced-levels and come from a variety of backgrounds. My primary goal is to cultivate a love of

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Virginia Coen
Very good lessons about vibrato speed . what to carry in your cell9 case
String replacement.
Virgie
Hello Teacher Robert,
Terrific lessons, I am so getting enlighten about the bow, the ,strings, ....the entire instrument.
I am at lesson 14.. The t rubber band application to the tip area is so clever !! Think I'll try it. Really scientific review how the string vibrates. Appreciate these lesson regards. Virgie
Alegria
Robert is an amazing teacher! He improved my cello playing within a month.

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Naseem A.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Arabic, German
  • Bachelor in Cello Performance from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Naseem A.

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Experienced 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 technical skills needed. I specialize in classical music and middle eastern music. I like my students to get creative and challenged and learn to improvise in many styles. I use Suzuki Method, and also have the following tools available to use during lessons: play along app, music software.

About Naseem

Naseem Alatrash is a cellist, composer. Naseem's performances include a mix of improvisation and traditional melodies, with a focus on traditional Arabic music and jazz and contemporary classical music influence. He has appeared at numerous international festivals, including the Newport Jazz F

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Mark
Naseem is the best. He inspires and provides the right balance of direction and encouragement. He has taken my daughter from an absolute beginner to a second year student. Through Naseem’s coaching my 10 year old daughter continues to thrive on learning the Cello and we will continue with him as her cello teacher for as long as possible. My daughter says ‘Naseem is a great role model for her’.
Stephen
Had an awesome experience learning contemporary styles of cello and improvisation with Naseem. He is very knowledgable and overall an amazing instructor. The information I got from him I could not find anywhere else. He’s very clear, insightful and respectful. Highly recommend him.
Elsa
Naseem taught my kids (5 and 9) the Suzuki Method over the past few years. Naseem is a very patient teacher, wonderful with kids and keeps them excited for their lesson! I tried different teachers in the past and my kids would not cooperate. I’m so grateful for finding Naseem! The best part is that he pushes them to improvise and introduces them to other genres such as jazz, middle Eastern music etc... my kids are always practicing and looking forward to their next lesson. Thank you Mr. A for sharing your passion!
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Pecos S.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $62
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Pecos S.

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I am a professional performing artist and educator who believes that everyone is inherently musical. I have extensive experience with students of all ages and abilities and enjoy cultivating the interests of those whom I teach.

About Pecos

New York-based cellist Pecos was the winner of the 2016 Baroque Concerto Competition at the San Francisco Conservatory and has performed on baroque and modern instruments across the US, the Czech Republic, Italy and Austria. Pecos has recorded for the Naxos label as a Fellow at the National Orchest

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Chris J.
amazing cello instructor and player
Chris J.
Pecos is an excellent and enjoyable instructor. I look forward to our future lessons.
Peter M.
Excellent teacher! Breaks down analytically how to improve techniques.
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Rene T.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Associates in Education from Miami Dade Wolfson College
  • Teaching since 1996
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Rene T.

38 Reviews
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Introduction to cello and bow technique

About Rene

Knowing at the age of 5 that music was my life, by being brought up surrounded by praise music and gospel, my early exposure to music helped me to find every Instrument and style just my thing! I wanted to play everything and learn all aspects of music. I started with singing in the children's choi

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Meghna P.
My kids loved learning from Rene and I especially appreciated his methodical approach to teaching piano! We look forward to our next lessons!
George
My 17 year old Son loves Rene as a teacher!

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The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Detroit is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $140 per hour.
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"Teacher is wonderful and very responsible! We're lucky to have her!"
Emily
Took Cello lessons from Genevieve T.
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"Genevieve is a thoughtful, experienced, skilled, and patient teacher. She herself comes from a legacy of some of the finest cello pedagogy and musicianship this world has to offer. It is a privilege to study with her!"
Sabrina
Took Cello lessons from Genevieve T.
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"Mrs. Patty is an excellent and patient teacher who I have been taking lessons from for 8 years! She is great with younger players (like me, when I started in 4th grade) and with adults!"
Emma
Took Cello lessons from Patricia P.
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"I would highly recommend Meixu to everyone who is looking for learning cello. I just finished my ten lessons and my experience has been wonderful. I'm an adult who never learned cello before and have been waiting to play cello for years. Thank Meixu who make my dream comes true. Meixu is incredibly nice, positive and encouraging. She is good at reminding me to enjoy the music while challenging my practice to the next level."
Sheila
Took Cello lessons from Meixu L.
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"I have had a few lessons before this. Megan efficiently walked me through the lesson book to point where I was having an issue and we worked right there for a bit. She was efficient and quick to get what I needed."
Dan
Took Cello lessons from Megan R.
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"Mrs. Strange is the best teacher I have ever had. She is always well prepared going into every lesson. The lessons are clear, concise, and constructive. She does her best to adjust her teaching style to you for the best progress possible. Mrs. Strange gets to know you and cares for every student equally. She does not view you as another student because every student is important to her. You can go to her for any problems you are having with technique, tone quality, sound projection, or any other problem you may have as a student and she will work through the problems with you until you feel comfortable enough to move on to other troubles you are having. Every lesson with Mrs. Strange has a reason, you will never waste time or money with her as a teacher because she can help you achieve new heights as a musician and then surpass them. She taught me everything I needed to know in order to make it into a university for music performance and she still helps me to this day when I am struggling. I recommend her as a teacher to anyone who wants to become a better musician."
John
Took Cello lessons from Theresa S.
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"The first lesson was excellent. I completed my first private cello lesson since playing about 44 years ago. It was wonderful. The teacher is very organized and very nice. I thought maybe the lesson would be a lesson of remembering what I had forgotten from so long ago, but I actually learned new things. I'm excited to attend the next lesson."
Leslie Mattesich
Took Cello lessons from Claire R.
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"Really enjoying the online lessons with Chris. I am learning so much!"
Brendan
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Grace is a wonderful teacher. I’m lucky to have found her. She is intelligent and perceptive, what I need to do to improve. She plays very beautifully and is very musical. I expect to be her student for a long time."
Paul
Took Cello lessons from Grace L.
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"Christopher is a wonderful instructor. He is enthusiastic about teaching, patient, and excited to help is students reach their goals."
Kate
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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