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Kristen D.

(11)
Cello
Starting at $45
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music- Cello Performance from The Boston Conservatory
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Kristen D.

(11)

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I'm a cellist and educator who has taught students of all ages and abilities. I strive to enable my students to find their own style and voice on the instrument. During the past six years my students have applied their skills in orchestras, recitals, and bands. My lesson plans include technical development, various repertoire including Suzuki, and exploration of personal musical interests and songwriting. Cello is my passion and I want to share that with you!

About Kristen

Kristen is an accomplished cellist and music educator who has been teaching private lessons since 2009. She has helped her students develop technique, confidence in playing, note reading, orchestral and improvisational skills. Kristen received her training at the Boston Conservatory, earning a

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October 20, 2018
JoAnn
Kristen is super friendly, easy to understand, and really makes the most of the time you have together!
May 31, 2018
Jacqueline S.
Kristen is an excellent teacher. She is extremely intuitive about her students needs and tailors the lesson to the students skill level. I look forward to the next lesson.
April 16, 2016
Rachel G.
Kristen is absolutely fantastic. Our teen was a first time cello player and she learned an immense amount and was completely inspired by Kristen.
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Brenda L.

(7)
Cello
Starting at $34
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  • Speaks English, German
  • DMA Cello Performance from University of South Carolina
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Brenda L.

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I’m have over 30 years of experience teaching cello. Every student has different needs; I work with you at whatever point you are at. I have a doctorate in cello.

About Brenda

I love teaching cello! I’ve spent 30+ years of my life doing it and I think I’m good at what I do. :) One of the best parts of teaching is connecting you with your dreams. I’m open to teaching music you’ll enjoy playing and I love talking about cello and my love of classical music. I’m happy to hel

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April 6, 2019
Jennifer
Wonderful teacher! She was the first private instructor to really understand the way my son learns, and taught him appropriately. He made so much progress under her tutelage. We highly recommend her!
February 23, 2019
Ruth Ann
First lesson went great. Brenda started me with the basics and was very patient. Answered all my questions. I feel that I will be off to a good start with Brenda guiding me. PS I’m 53 years old, brand new to cello. I’ve always dreamed of playing.
I used to play French Horn 40 years ago. Bass clef is all new to me.
January 27, 2019
Pasquale
I originally learned how to play the cello on my own in my school's orchestra. When I went to college and decided to bring my cello with me, I knew it was time to take proper lessons like everyone else. Brenda was able to help me iron out all of the bad habits I had developed over seven years of playing cello with no formal corrections. She clearly cared about me and my interests as a student. I can confidently say Brenda equipped me with the tools, techniques, and attitude I needed to play the cello for the rest of my life.
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Vivian L.

(3)
Cello
Starting at $18
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Vivian L.

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I believe that students should be given an opportunity to be shown how to practice. This is so that when the instructor is not there to guide, the student is able to know step-by-step of what they are supposed to do. Practice sessions should include scales, etudes, and solo repertoire. I will include individualized videos for weekly emails for each lesson with how to break down and practice the scale, section, or piece.

About Vivian

Vivian is violinist who has experienced teaching all ages. She is currently pursuing an Undergraduate Degree in Music Education(Instrumental) at Rowan University with the mindset of having a performance and education masters. She has recently awarded Teacher of the Month for July 2019 on Lessonface

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October 21, 2019
Nicole
Vivian was very helpful! She easily guided me through the initial lesson beginning with basic tuning, hand and finger position, posture and we were playing some basic music by the end of even that first lesson.
October 13, 2019
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September 30, 2019
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Dawnn F.

(55)
Cello
Starting at $15
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  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dawnn F.

(55)

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Online Cello Teacher

1 hour lesson with music theory, performance tips, and of course playing music!
I have been teaching for 6 years. In 2013 I received my Bachelors Degree in music from Bluefield College. I have played for the Rappahannock Youth Symphony and the Bluefield College Orchestra and I have in duets and trios with members of the Roanoke Symphony. I enjoy playing music, because music echoes the soul. Everyone may speak a different language, but all musicians speak the same language of notes and rhythm.

About Dawnn

I absolutely love teaching music. I have experience teaching children as young as 6 and adults age 70. I have 19 years of experience playing music. The instruments I have experience playing are violin, viola and cello. I have been teaching for 10 years. I am Assistant Conductor of the Crossroads Y

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November 3, 2019
Linda
November 3, 2019
Elena Z.
We have been with Dawnn for a couple of years now. Originally, the purpose of us hiring her as a violin teacher was to get my son into the string orchestra. Promise fulfilled and my son got into the orchestra. Besides, we really appreciate Dawnn for her commitment, punctuality, and proficiency. Her skill and expertise are producing wonderful fruits in my son's musical accomplishments . Thank you so much!
July 2, 2019
Lorelai
I like that she helped me fix what I was doing wrong. She is very patient with me. I really enjoyed our first class and look forward to continuing to learn from her.
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Brendon P.

(7)
Cello
Starting at $25
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Teaching Locations:
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  • M.M. Cello Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy from Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brendon P.

(7)

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Online Cello Teacher

I have 18 years of playing experience from some of the best teachers around the country. I am certified to teach all 10 Suzuki books. I cater my teaching to each individual student and my goal is to create a fun nurturing environment.

About Brendon

Brendon P. recently completed a Masters of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music under Dr. Melissa Kraut in cello performance and pedagogy. Brendon is certified to teach all 10 Suzuki books and is an active member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas. As a performer, Brendon is very acti

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November 5, 2018
Fiona W.
My daughter really enjoys his teaching. we are learning Suzuki Cello book for our first lesson, and will continue to do it. Thanks.
July 16, 2018
Colleen
My daughter loved her first lesson. She can't wait for the second.
October 1, 2017
Grace B.
He is very knowledgeable and patient. He gave me great tips that helped me immediately play better.
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Jessica B.

(15)
Cello
Starting at $59
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Polish
  • Bachelor of Music at Cello Performance from Oberlin Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2014
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As a cellist with 18 years of playing experience and 5+ years of teaching I have learned that music can change your life at any age and even can help you heal from whatever struggles life throws at you. Music and learning an instrument can improve your brain functions in a way that no other activity can accomplish. I am so passionate about teaching and customize my teaching style to each student individually because the same approach does not work for everyone. I strongly believe in that and try to get to know my students, who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are and how I can help to overcome those. I get very involved with my students and build a personal relationship with each one of them to further help them with cello. I've had some wonderful instructors myself including Amir Eldan and Hans Jensen who taught me not only how to play the instrument itself but also how to use those skills that come with being a musician in life.
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About Jessica

I am a professional cellist who graduated from Oberlin Music Conservatory in 2016 with Bachelor of Music Performance. Since then I have been playing and teaching cello both privately and in high/middle schools. I teach people of all ages from 7 year olds to 85. I get so much joy from my students'

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June 26, 2019
Ainsley T.
First lesson- had a lot of fun.
August 26, 2018
Sarah
Jessica is a wonderful teacher! She knows how to meet the learning needs of every student. She is patient and fun, yet demands that her students improve. I highly recommend her for any level of student. I have seen her work with beginners and advanced students. They all love her and learn so much from working with her.
August 7, 2018
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MY DAUGHTER SO HAPPY TO HAVE YOU TO TEACH HER CELLO YOU ARE GREAT TEACHER AND KEEP STAUDENT KEEP UP THEY WORK.
THANK YOU JESSICA

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Smithton, MO

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Smithton is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $30 and $167 per hour.
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"Hallie is friendly, enthusiastic and very encouraging, I look forward to each lesson because I know by the end I will feel great about what I achieve during that time.

I feel like my playing has progress so much further than when I was attempting to teach myself. As a shy adult beginner, Hallie's fantastic attitude makes is easier for me to learn as I don't feel as nervous as I normally would."
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"Aaron is a great cello teacher who creatively engages his students in learning. As a performer, he inspired me to play the cello. As an instructor, he plans lessons ahead, but is flexible according to the students' progress. I had two years of lessons with him and he taught me not only to play the cello, but how to work and practice effectively with others in the orchestra."
- Shirley W
Took Cello lessons from Aaron F.
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"I have taken lessons with Jessica my junior and senior years of high school.
I am most grateful that Jessica has helped me become more confident in my playing. She truly understands the cello and cellists in holistic ways, examining a student's playing through body language, patterns of playing, sound, and vocal interactions. Her musical knowledge is vast. Jessica is experienced in the piano, violin, cello and has arranged music. She has worked with various quartets and age groups. She has exercises that are perfect for any level of experience, whether it is beginner fifth graders or advanced high school seniors. Lessons with Jessica are fulfilling, fun, and challenging. She will push a student past what his perceived limits are because she knows his potential. I strongly recommend taking lessons with Jessica if you're a cellist looking to advance your skill and musicianship."
- Patrycja
Took Cello lessons from Jessica B.
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"Excellent lesson today. Techniques, theory, etc."
- Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"Very patient and understanding- doesn't get mad no matter how bad I am! Great sense of humor which comes in handy. I just hope she doesn't give up on me!"
- Lorna
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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"Maria is a wonderful cello teacher! She teaches well to the individual, is very patient, and gives much encouragement. She always has an answer to my son's questions about cello or music in general. He says he knows she enjoys teaching because she is happy and full of energy at lessons. Lesson time is well-spent and my son always leaves lessons with a renewed desire to practice and improve."
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Took Cello lessons from Maria H.
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"Only one lesson so far, but I think Chris is going to be a huge asset for my cello skills. Extremely friendly and easy to talk with. Explains techniques and concepts in an easy to understand fashion."
- Steven Steele
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Rob is a terrific teacher. He covers the fundamentals which my son really needed even though he'd been playing for several years before he started with Rob. Highly recommend."
- Antonio
Took Cello lessons from Robert M.
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"The lesson with Christien was terrific! She had a great rapport with my 6 year old, and she was patient. She also focused on key things my daughter should work on with her technique at this point, and she also offered lots of ideas."
- Anna
Took Cello lessons from Christien B.
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