Cello Lessons in Livonia. Amazing Teachers.

Flexible & affordable cello lessons. In person or online.

“Today is my opportunity to practice cello.”

Popular Cello Teachers in Livonia, MI

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Jason G.

Ypsilanti, MI
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Chinese (Mandarin), English, Chinese (Wu / Shanghai Dialect)
  • Bachelors of Music from University of Michigan
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Jason G.

Book Now
Private Cello Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
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
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 7 to 76
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile

Kathy B.

31 Reviews
Book Now
Private Cello Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
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

Timothy G.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • cello performance from University of Southern Maine
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile

Timothy G.

2 Reviews
Book Now
Private Cello Teacher

I've taught all ages and ability levels for nearly 20 years now. Lessons are tailor made for the student's needs and goals. I really love teaching and meeting new people. It is such a joy to be able to enjoy what you do every day for work. Whether you're absolutely new or an advanced player, I can help you. I've do classical and non-classical playing, too! Let me know your goals and let's get started! 8-)

About Timothy

Cellist Timothy Garrett studied at The New England Conservatory Preparatory Program, The University of Southern Maine School of Music & The Bowdoin International Music Festival. His Instructors have included William Rounds, Nathan Stutch, Tsuyoshi Tsutumi, Peter Howard, Andre Emelianoff, Nicholas J

Recent Reviews
Brenna
Tim is an excellent teacher. Always looked forward to taking my kid there. Let's you work at your own pace while still remaining structure and a little bit of laughter too! Just wonderful all around! You will not be disappointed to receive lessons from someone with so much talent and passion!
Abi
Tim is a wonderful teacher. My son has been playing since he age 8. Tim is conscientious and thorough; exactly what is needed to lay a strong foundation.

Meet Online Cello Teachers Serving Livonia, MI

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Jordi L.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Cello Performance Major / Jazz Minor from University of Georgia
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Jordi L.

24 Reviews
Book Now
Online Cello Teacher

I am a third year cello performance major at the University of Georgia and have been playing the cello for over eleven years. I have experience performing and practicing in a variety of ensembles and genres (i.e. orchestras, chamber ensembles, jazz, rock/jam bands, bluegrass, pop). I plan to incorporate music theory and ear training into lessons to help my students become more familiar with their instruments and repertoire. I want to encourage innovation and creativity in each of my students so that they can feel comfortable approaching any musical opportunity.

About Jordi

I am a third year cello performance major and jazz minor (bass guitar) at the University of Georgia. I have been playing classical cello for over eleven years and bass for two. I am prepared to teach students of any age and give them the tools and adaptability to perform in a variety of ensembles,

Recent Reviews
Wendy J.
I have been taking cello lessons with Jordi (weekly and online) for four months and I have come on leaps and bounds - in large part due to his excellent instruction, attention to detail and patience!

Jordi has really helped me to feel comfortable with the instrument and I am now *almost* brave enough to say that I "play cello".

I would highly recommend Jordi!
Sharon smith
HE IS THE BEST
Leslie B.
Another outstanding lesson! Learning more and more about reading music correctly. Thank you!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Melissa J.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded Lucette Stumberg Flanagan Award in Fine and Performing Arts from Shane Williams - Lindenwood University
  • Bachelors of Music from Lindenwood University
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Melissa J.

6 Reviews
Book Now
Online Cello Teacher

As a passionate cello player, I want my students to have fun but also really understand their instrument and the music they are playing! Students will learn their scales through the circle of fifths, shifting positions, vibrato techniques, music theory, and performing with an accompanist. They are expected to have fun but to work hard - it’s totally worth it!

About Melissa

I have been playing piano for 23 years and cello for 16 years. I love sharing music with others and seeing them grow to love music as well. I am currently a pianist for the KC Ballet’s ROAD program. I have a Bachelors of Music from Lindenwood University. I have been a piano accompanist for 7 years.

Recent Reviews
Taylor E.
Great first lesson with hands-on playing, not just an orientation. Looking forward to the next lesson!
Gerald
I decided to take up cello at age 57 as a new instrument. Melissa did a great job teaching proper technique and method and was really aware of my personal goals for what I wanted to achieve. She has a great gentle and encouraging demeanor. I would highly recommend Melissa.
Clint
Melissa was very patient and such a great teacher on my first lesson with her. It went by so fast and I learned so much!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Melissa M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Melissa M.

1 Review
Book Now
Online Cello Teacher

I have been a string teacher and performer for over 10 years and love working with students of all ages! My main instrument is violin, but I also have lots of experience with cello. Each lesson will be tailored to your learning style and music interests.

About Melissa

I am a professional string teacher and violin performer. Having graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Bob Jones University and a Master of Music in Music Education from Boston University, I have taught for 10 years as an orchestra director in the New York public school system

Recent Reviews
Melanie
My daughter loves her lessons with Melissa! It is the highlight of her week! Melissa is very patient and encouraging. She is very talented and an excellent teacher.

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing cello teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream cello teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Livonia, MI

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Livonia is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $140 per hour.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$54 average
60 min
$67 average

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect cello teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each cello lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Cello Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_216077_pi_NewPressPhoto
"If you're looking for someone who is PATIENT with an older learner, Chris is your man!"
James
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
Profile_141548_138345_1279061083
"Bijan is a great teacher. Learning to play the cello as an adult is tough, but he's very organized and encouraging. The recital was very anxiety-inducing, but we did really well and I felt a great sense of accomplishment afterward. I am only discontinuing due to distance and time constraints."
Kenzi
Took Cello lessons from Bijan Z.
Profile_28670_pi_Life-10%2022%2013%20Amethyst-0014
"Andrew is wonderful! He gives great feedback, is very patient, and very
talented. You can tell he knows what he's doing and has the skill to pass
his knowledge along."
Maggie
Took Cello lessons from Andrew B.
Profile_77135_pi_robadditions-med-3
"Robert is great. Professional, knowledgeable, and puts the student at ease. Tailors the lesson to the student's individual needs. Robert is flexible as well when life happens and you need to reschedule."
George
Took Cello lessons from Robert M.
Profile_197746_pi_IMG_1879
"Naomi is very interested in the kind of music you like to hear, what you'd like to play, and your goals.I was very happy with my lesson, and look forward to more lessons with her."
Michael
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
Profile_63163_pi_don
"How awesome to find Don. Colin had such a great first lesson and can't wait to go back."
Colin
Took Cello lessons from Don L.
Profile_101378_pi_12003427_10153566676073376_7625469207491137499_n
"I tried several cello instructors (one of them from Juilliard) and Lenna was the one I stuck with for years. She's amazing.

I highly recommend her for her compassion, kindness, patience, and ability to customize instruction based on what you need. Give her a shot!"
Brett
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
Profile_128547_141281_10503
"My daughter had few lessons with Geoff, so far it seems like her skills has improved."
Daria
Took Cello lessons from Geoff B.
Profile_238230_pi_3c1781d6a9df0275d8da242682d7a7e014cf9d89
"Very knowledgable and capable instructor."
Danielle
Took Cello lessons from Maria H.
Profile_40421_pi_EricWeber
"Eric is a very accepting and understanding teacher, as well as being musically wide-ranging. As I am an older student with physical problems, I look forward to his lessons as a way of learning outside the box. Five stars!"
Bertie
Took Cello lessons from Eric W.
View More
View Less

Popular Cello Articles from our Blog

Is Cello Hard to Learn? Read THIS Before Taking Lessons

Many beginning musicians wonder, “Is cello hard to learn?” The process of learning the cello is not difficult, but it’s important to keep in mind that the cello is not an instrument of instant gratification. It does require focused, daily practice time and a good teacher to guide you along the way. How far you progress with cello is a direct result of the amount of quality time you put into practicing the instrument. Even someone who puts in just 30 minutes a day will notice a signi …

By Jessica Dais