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Lenna P.

34 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Suzuki Teacher Training Book 1 from Ithaca College
  • Teaching since 2012
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Lenna P.

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I am an emotive cellist with two decades experience. I have toured internationally performing my original works including London, Paris, and Berlin. As a member of the Pierce Quartet I regularly arrange and perform music for weddings and other special occasions. I love sharing classical music with all levels of students. Lessons with me are calm, meditative experiences where we use peaceful techniques to enter into the heart of music.

About Lenna

Hello musicians! My name is Lenna and I am pleased to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2011 and have loved helping my students improve their tone, learn better sight reading skills, and become more relaxed in performance. I have toured the world as a singer songwriter and before th

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Dora
Awesome coaching on what I was doing wrong. Lenna showing me how to hold my hand correctly makes it so much easier to find my notes.
Dora
Lenna was very clear and her improvisation at the end of the lesson was fun!
Melanie Marianne Cantwell
I grew up thinking my hands were too small to play piano, but QUICKLY LEARNED OTHERWISE when learning efrom Lenna. She takes time to understand your goals and your experience (with the instrument you're learning and with music in general!) and creates a learning strategy that feels custom to help you acheive those goals. She's got undoubtable compassion for her students and passion for the craft; she gives recommendations on ways to work through challenges that she identified to be common (like piano hand independence!). She cares about her students, as students, and as people. Would definitely recommend her lessons.
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Daniel H.

10 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • MM, Cello Performance from The Juilliard School
  • Teaching since 2017
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Daniel H.

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From the foundations of technique to musical fluency and interpretation, I guide my students through the process of building freedom and confidence as well-rounded musicians. Mastering the instrument physically is as important as having a personal, emotional connection to the music we play, and understanding the workings of musical communication allows us to create those magical moments for ourselves and our listeners. Through my studies with renowned pedagogues such as Areta Zhulla and Joel Krosnick of the Juilliard Quartet, chamber music guru Merry Peckham, and world-renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman, I've developed a unique method for acquiring both effortless technique and the tools to make sense of any piece of music. I believe that every student can make incredible leaps in their musical ability as they discover their own powers of examination, exploration, and determination.

I have extensive experience with classical as well as contemporary music theory, history, and ...

About Daniel

Hi there! I've heard so many people say that the cello is their favorite instrument...I'm guessing it might be yours too! It's certainly mine. I live in New York City and besides my work as a performer and recording artist, I am passionate about teaching my cello students. I welcome students of

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Emily
Daniel is the best! His love for music is infectious and I feel so lucky to have found him. He is patient and supportive, enthusiastic and knowledgeable and not to mention a brilliant cellist, which goes without saying. 10/10 recommend him for anything.
Anna Adelman
Daniel has been teaching my 12 year old daughter cello for the last 3 years. He is a very attentive and patient teacher, with an excellent approach to his students. My daughter loves to go to his lessons, and has even enjoyed the Zoom lessons with Daniel over the last year. He has a lot of musical knowledge and has a delightful personality. I highly recommend him.
Sam
Daniel is an amazing teacher! I have been taking cello lessons from him for the last 5 years. I'm an older student (41 y.o), and started out with little musical experience and only a dream to play the cello. Daniel is so patient and supportive, with the most pleasant demeanor you can imagine. His musical knowledge runs deep, and his eclectic approach to playing and teaching the cello touches on a variety of musical genres, including classical, jazz, folk, and other styles. With his natural talent for teaching, Daniel is very sensitive to my stumbling blocks and difficulties in the lessons, and is so helpful with his clear instructions in how to break down and solve the problems. Most of all, his lessons and wisdom are very inspiring, and I am always looking forward to our next meeting. I wholeheartedly recommend Daniel as a music teacher.
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Sophie Y.

35 Reviews
Morris Plains, NJ
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sophie Y.

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I'm a passionate and motivated instructor who loves working with students and sharing my love of music. I graduated from Yale school of Music with master degree of cello performance in 2021. I have performed in renowned venues such as Carnegie Hall, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Vienna Konzerthaus, Suntory Hall in Japan, and the National Concert Hall in Taiwan, I also worked with prestigious conductors including Carolyn Kuan from Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, Takacs Nagy from Verbier music festival, Peter Oundjian from Toronto Symphony, David Robertson, Ignat Solzhenitsyn, Marin Alsop.

My teaching experience dates back to my college days, as I began teaching private lessons part time 6 years ago, and have been consistently teaching students since then. Encouraging regular practice on a consistent schedule is one of the key points I like to emphasize for younger students, as it tends to help the student progress and gain a passion ...

About Sophie

Nothing is more rewarding than seeing one of my students develop a passion for music! Therefore, it's important that each student progresses at his or her own pace. I emphasize the importance of basics therefore I usually spend more time developing a solid fundamental skillI that allows my students

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Yiyang
The way she teaches encourages students to learn more and practice more. She is incredibly nice, knowledgeable, and ready to help.
Yang
Sophie is a nice teacher. She is responsible and patient in the lesson. And she takes lesson seriously so I got lots of music knowledge from the lesson. I'm so glad to have lesson with her.
Shih-Man
A wonderful and patient teacher!
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Eliana Y.

New York, NY
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  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Eliana Y.

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Experienced cello teacher - all ages welcome! We can focus on whatever you need most and find ways to tackle your greatest challenges together. Whether cello is a side habit or an area of focus for you, we'll find ways to make practicing and learning fun.

About Eliana

I have been teaching since I was in middle school and have worked with all ages and levels. I am currently finishing my degree at the Juilliard School, where I've studied for the last six years. I've performed all around the world and have collaborated with numerous acclaimed musicians - my passion

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Carly O.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Music Education from University of Louisville
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Carly O.

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I am flexible with scheduling, adaptable to different learning styles, and motivated by the passion of inspiring students to love music.

About Carly

•ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTS• With each student, I carefully adapt my teaching style to meet their preferences. I make the learning environment open and comforting to best suit them. I strive to allow my students to feel safe to cultivate their inner passion for cello playing.

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Megan S.

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  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 11 and up
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Megan S.

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Certified EC-12 TX Music Educator, 12 years public school orchestra teaching experience, full time virtual teacher on violin, viola, and cello since March 2020. I have a passion for teaching beginners and intermediate students and I have extensive working with students in this capacity. We will have fun and learn a lot!

About Megan

I have spent my whole career as a teacher working with middle school age (and older) students. I love the excitement and enthusiasm of watching a student discover a new side of themselves that only comes with learning a new instrument! My passion and teaching strength lies with taking a student from

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Park Ridge, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Park Ridge is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $140 per hour.
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"She was patient and really gave great advice on questions I had! She did a great job at complementing my strengths and then giving me the constructive feedback to get better!"
Emily
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Lenna is out of this world! When I first undertook, as an adult beginner, to learn the cello, I often found myself frustrated by the challenge. Lenna changed the way I approach my studies. She taught me to FEEL music, to find the beauty in slowing down and repeating, to have patience with my practice and to appreciate my progress. She has improved my rhythm, vibrato, sound quality, knowledge of music theory and more. She is always gentle and supportive during our lessons and approaches learning with a humility I only wish I could have. She likes to end lessons by guiding her students through a few minutes of improv, which I deeply enjoy. A talented cellist (and musician generally); a wonderful instructor; and a kind, supportive, optimistic personality. I love working with Lenna and strongly recommend her."
Kelsey
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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"I really enjoying the lessons with Naomi , she is great!!!"
Kseniya
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Daniel is the best! His love for music is infectious and I feel so lucky to have found him. He is patient and supportive, enthusiastic and knowledgeable and not to mention a brilliant cellist, which goes without saying. 10/10 recommend him for anything."
Emily
Took Cello lessons from Daniel H.
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"Theresa is a great teacher. She is nice and patient."
Alex
Took Cello lessons from Theresa S.
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"She is spunky and patient. I’d recommend her to anyone."
Bonita (Bonnie) Banfield
Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"I've been playing cello for 8 years and was recommended by a friend to learn with Sophie. She's professional and I enjoy watching her demonstrating in class . She provides versatile repertoires for different purpose of practice. With her professional teaching experience, I'm able to finish a whole cello concerto with ease. Looking forward to learning more from Sophie."
Lobo
Took Cello lessons from Sophie Y.
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"Aaron spends quality time with our daughter and goes through material that is appropriate for her playing level. We are extremely pleased with his attention to her positioning and bowing. Great thanks to his teaching to help our daughter to work on skills!"
Katherine
Took Cello lessons from Aaron F.
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"I had a great first lesson. Will practice and look forward to my next lesson"
Susan
Took Cello lessons from Elisa B.
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"Excellent first class."
Patrick
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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