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Luther B.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • 3 years program Voice and Jazz Studies from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, Ohio Music Major
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded Father of the Year from New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
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Luther B.

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The student will be instructed on the basics of proper playing techniques, music theory, and musicianship. They will learn to read music and also play by ear which will make them a well rounded player.

About Luther A.

Luther unique talents as educator, instrumentalist, conductor, vocal coach, cinematographer, composer and arranger make him a sought-after teacher. Currently, Luther is working with the Bridgeport Board of Education at Roosevelt Elementary School for President Obama's Arts and Humanities Turn-Arou

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Danni B.
Mr. Blackwell is very patient, especially when it comes to finding the right notes in songs! Every tip I have gotten from him has improved my music time and time again! He always knows how and where I can improve in our music. Thank you very much, Mr. Blackwell!
Kawanda W.
I was intimated to to even try to learn the cello Luther made me feel at ease and confident! I'm looking forward to the next lesson!
Brian Gee
I can't say enough good things about Mr. Blackwell. He is an incredible teacher that gives you what you need at your level. If you are looking for a knowledgeable and patient instructor, Mr. Blackwell is for you! Going on 3 years and I am looking forward to the next 3 years.
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Katie P.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, French, Italian, German
  • Bachelor's of Music Performance from James Madison University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Katie P.

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Get a strong technical foundation. Build your repertoire. Prepare for auditions.

About Katie

Hello! I am Katie P. and I have been teaching for three years. In 2016, I received my Bachelor's of Music in Vocal Performance from James Madison University and my Masters of Music in Vocal Performance from Peabody in 2018. While I attended Peabody, I lived with my parents in Bel Air, so I taught t

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Linda
Had an excellent 1st lesson. Thank you.
Helen
I came to the lesson not knowing what is going to happen and a bit apprehensive. Katie made me feel very comfortable. I was able to learn how to use my breathing better in the short 30 minutes we met. I am looking forward to more lessons.
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Jack P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jack P.

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Whether you have just started learning to play the cello for fun or you have been playing for a while and want to learn more, I am here to help you achieve your goals! I believe that the student's goals come first and tailor my lessons around each student's personalities, abilities, interests and goals. Learning an instrument is a fun, fulfilling and truly life changing adventure and I am excited to begin one with you!

About Jack

I began studying cello at age 13 and received my Bachelor's Degree in Cello Performance from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester NY. Since graduating I have been teaching, performing, composing and recording out of Chicago and have expanded my musical boundaries into different styles of music-

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Ashley W.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Ashley W.

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As an educator, my philosophy is to teach my students how to become the best versions of themselves by creating a safe, healthy learning environment. My mission is to cultivate musicians to be the best they can be by receiving a well-rounded music education, developing mastery, and becoming life-long music appreciators. My goal as an educator is to inspire and encourage students to test their limits and strive for musical, personal, and professional growth.

Benefits of being in my cello studio:

Flexible schedule: Unlike other cello teachers, I have a lot of availability throughout the day and week. As long as you reschedule within 24 hours, and I can guarantee you have a lesson during that week!

Access to resources for free: Students in my studio will receive special access to my cello studio google drive folder on my website. You will find helpful resources such as music, video tutorials, recordings, and so much more that are only available for students in my studio.

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About Ashley

Ashley is a cellist and pianist who graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelors of Music in Music Studies. She has studied the cello for 14+ years and the piano for 10+ years under the tutelage of Eleonora and Emmanuel Lopez, Professor Bion Tsang, Dr. Sarah Kemmerling, and mor

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Sarah
We met Ashley when she was a junior in college through the Univ. of Texas String Project. Over the two years with her in this program, Ashley has been most dedicated and caring, and her passion for teaching showed when she went above and beyond to address my questions. She is also organized, reliable, and resourceful. During the program breaks and then post graduation, we continued with private lessons because Ashley made lessons fun so my little cellist loves hanging out with Ashley that much! Transitioning to online lessons was a trial for everyone, but Ashley managed to make that work and her dedication did not falter. We are so thankful for her and highly recommend her to anyone looking to learn/improve in cello.
Yash
Ashley is a wonderful cellist and teacher. She is kind, patient and knows how to get great progress while always keeping it fun. She is passionate about each and every one of her students. I am grateful that she chose to first focus on the fundamentals for my son. She shows sincere interest in the student’s development. Her instructions are clear and concise. She constantly gives feedback to parents about the development/ progress of the student. I could not more highly recommend her!
Tom H
Ashley is amazing. We could not have hoped for a better cello teacher for our five year old, Keira. Ashley has the patience of a saint. Kids love her. She's especially good at making cello lessons fun and engaging. In addition to being a phenomenally good cello player, Ashley is also one of the nicest people you could hope to meet. We could not recommend her more highly. Thank you, Ashley, for nurturing a love of the cello in our child.

Quinn L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Piano trio prize from Shanghai Conservatory of Music
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Quinn L.

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Teach cello since I was in College. have a lot of experience of teaching both kids and adults.

About Quinn

I began her cello studies at age of eight and won my first cello competition at ten. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Cello Performance at The Shanghai Conservatory of Music in China and Master’s Degree from University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) where I received a full sch

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Natalie
We are loving cello with Quinn! We had her in person before COVID and now online. She does a great job of guiding the learning process and working with the student (my daughter as an individual)
Shauna
My 9 yr old daughter began cello lessons with Quinn about 2 weeks before lockdown started. I was worried that online lessons wouldn't work out, but Quinn has been amazing. She's great at explaining everything so that my daughter understands, and she pushes just enough to keep her interested without being overwhelmed. She also answers questions promptly by email when any problems arise. I can't recommend her highly enough!
Ishita
She’s a very patient, encouraging teacher and I’ve had a great experience learning from her!
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Adam P.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music Education from Arizona State University
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Adam P.

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I started playing in orchestra when I was 9, I have been teaching orchestra in the public school system since 2016, and I have been teaching private lessons for over 8 years now! I am primarily a viola player, but it has been so much fun for me to get more experience teaching cello since I became a teacher! I have always said that cello is the instrument that all orchestra students secretly wished they played. I love string instruments so much, and I love getting to share the experience of making music with string instruments with others.

About Adam

Hello! My name is Adam Peterson, and I am passionate about teaching music. I am an Arizona native, and I was 9 years old when I started playing the viola in my school's orchestra and singing in my school's choir. Participating in music has made an essential impact on my life. I learned how to expre

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Carrie
My 10-year-old cellist LOVED learning from Adam Peterson. He really cares about his students as a whole person, and he is patient, kind, and encouraging. I would recommend him to anyone looking to learn a new instrument!
Ali
Adam is a phenomenal teacher! I have had the pleasure of working with Adam as co-teachers while we were undergraduates in the ASU music education program and then again as orchestra teachers with Mesa Public Schools. His violin students play exceptionally well and he consistently has violin students pass auditions into the district's honors orchestra. A+ teacher!
Lisa
Adam is an amazing and gifted teacher! He truly loves music and inspires the same in his students through exploration of a variety of musical pieces, positive reinforcement, and praise. He has taught my daughter for a number of years, and his dedication and patience set him apart from any other instructor she has had.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in California, MO

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in California is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $43 and $140 per hour.
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"Awesome first lesson. Looking forward to the next one."
Erin
Took Cello lessons from Victor M.
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"Tszto is an excellent cellist and teacher. My child has improved immensely in the few months she has been studying with him. He is diligent in making sure all aspects of playing the cello are in order from musicianship to technique. He is professional and a nice person."
Martha
Took Cello lessons from Tszto W.
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"Bijan is an excellent teacher. He is truly a professional; very knowledgeable and attentive. He is also patient with the young ones. I highly recommend him!"
Michelle
Took Cello lessons from Bijan Z.
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"I lived in India all through my life, and now as an adult I am just coming to learn about cello. I never knew that cello would be an instrument I would become passionate about. This instrument is the most beautiful and I am very grateful to Hallie that I can carry out the beauty of this instrument. When I was growing up my parents only let me concentrate on academics. I am so grateful to Hallie to help me learn about music!"
Amit
Took Cello lessons from Hallie C.
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"She’s a very patient, encouraging teacher and I’ve had a great experience learning from her!"
Ishita
Took Cello lessons from Quinn L.
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"Anna has been an amazing teacher, I've learned so much from her. She's detailed and precise in her instruction. She has been a great help!"
Karen
Took Cello lessons from Anna C.
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"I had a great class with Michael. He is extremely experienced in teaching and he has a very focused teaching strategy. Definitely take his class if you are interested in cello."
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Took Cello lessons from Michael P.
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"Chris has a warm and easy-going personality that makes learning comfortable and easy. He is very patient and kind. Hea the definition of what a good teacher should be."
Katrina
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Arlette is the consummate professional. She is very passionate musician. She loves teaching, and watching each of her students improve each week. As a cellists she plays all over the Los Angeles area in various Orchestras. She is the Founder and Music Director of her own orchestra Culver City Chamber Orchestra.
Arlette loves to teach and as I watch her teaching she enjoys her students and she makes fell comfortable and relax during their lesson. This is why at the end do 6 months there're is a recital and they all have improved so well.
Without a doubt she is a great teacher!!!!
Sincerely,

Professor Catherine"
Arlette
Took Cello lessons from Arlette C.
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"My daughter has studied with Corey for five years in studio and now online amid the Covid situation. Corey is absolutely amazing at making playing the cello fun for the students, so much so my daughter wants to study cello in college. He is able to work with the students to find curriculum that is enjoyable and challenges the students."
James
Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
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