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Helen N.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $65
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  • Master of Music, Cello Performance from San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Helen N.

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While I certainly place emphasis on technical work and mastery, I also want all students to feel comfortable in expressing their individual voice and interests. I believe that it is incredibly important to encourage students to explore a number of creative avenues within music. Therefore, I am very open to having students explore music outside the classical canon in addition to experimenting with improvisation and composition. An additional component of my teaching style is finding unique and interesting ways to keep students motivated and teaching them how to effectively practice and learn on their own.

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My teaching philosophy is largely centered around the importance of individuality. The “one size fits all” approach is hardly ever adequate--every student has different needs, strengths, and challenges. While I certainly place emphasis on technical work and mastery, I also want all students to f

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Charlize
My daughter is engaged and present in the lesson and is finding joy again in her cello.
Shaniya
Helen is an engaging and inspiring teacher. I recommend her highly!
Ellie R.
My 10 year old daughter isr excited to have Helen as a cello teacher. Helen is positive and fun and makes playing cello seem really hip and cool.
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Lenna P.

29 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded Quartet in Residence from Park Church Coop
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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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Shelby G.
Lenna is very good at making you feel comfortable as an adult student. She goes at the pace that fits you and adapts to what you already know and is flexible with schedules in case you have a crazy schedule.
Nicholas H.
Fantastic first lesson!
My son is really excited for the next one.
Top notch!
Jennie
Lenna has been Leah’s teacher for over 2 years. She enjoyed cello through her school program, but wanted to push herself further and learn more solo work. Not only did she love her lessons, but she greatly improved. So much so she was just accepted into LaGuardia for cello! Lenna — even virtually during COVID— encouraged Leah and inspired her to do her best. Needless to say it’s such a joy to see my teenager love to practice, look forward to playing with Lenna, and learning so much.
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Sophie Y.

35 Reviews
Morris Plains, NJ
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  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Sheryl R.

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Brooklyn, NY
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  • Music Performance & Music Education from Indiana University
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Sheryl R.

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The gift of learning to play music is a skill you can develop and use for the rest of your life as I started when I was 9 years old. The cello has a range and voice that sings like no other instrument. I was classically trained at Indiana University's School of Music. I have a traditional approach by teaching scales, etudes and a standard cello repertoire. Though children may start out on an instrument when they are younger, I expect my students to commit to their instruments as lessons are an expensive investment for their parents. When the child or adult is ready, I encourage him/her to play/audition for an ensemble of her choice to build musicianship. I have been teaching private lessons to children and adults for 17 years and I incorporate music theory as part of the total lesson. I have performed as a solo cellist, as a chamber musician on treble and bass viola da gamba with the Cisraritarian Consort of Viols and as principal cellist in Livingston Symphony Orchestra and People's

About Sheryl

I have enjoyed performing as a soloist, chamber musician, and principal cellist for the Livingston Symphony Orchestra and People's Symphony of Essex County, NJ. I have also played in numerous pit orchestras for performances of Ragtime, Les Miserables, Cats, A Little Night Music, The 25th Annual Putn

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Andy
Sheryl was my teacher from early elementary school until high school graduation, and thus witnessed my growth as a cellist from total beginner to advanced intermediate. A phenomenal instructor, she led with a relaxed and patient demeanor that always put me at ease, no matter how prepared I was for my weekly lesson. Yes, she held high expectations for my development, but she was also always willing to help me when I struggled and to demonstrate certain passages or techniques when need be (she's a super talented cellist herself!). Throughout our lessons, she placed a firm emphasis on both technique and artistry, helping me become a well-rounded soloist and orchestra member. I give Sheryl a ton of credit for instilling in me a love of music that has lasted to this day, and would highly recommend her to any aspiring cellist!
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Daniel H.

10 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • MM, Cello Performance from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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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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Grace F.

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Starting at $40
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  • Teaching since 2012
  • Mus.B. Music Education from New York University
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Grace F.

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As a teacher, I enjoy cultivating joy and curiosity through cello and believe in creating a warm, open environment for students to develop into inquisitive lifelong learners! While I work with students individually to come up with their own goals, some of the core objectives I have for my students is to develop solid technique and tone quality as well as expression and satisfaction through creating music. I use a variety of tools for learning from standard technique books and classical repertoire to fiddle tunes and rote learning. I believe every child and adult is musical and am excited to explore the cello with you!

About Grace

I've worked in various settings with students of all ages, from beginning elementary school cellists to high school students preparing for college auditions to adults seeking to learn a new instrument. As a performing cellist, I was a member of the Danbury Symphony Orchestra for several seasons and

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The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Union is $74. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $167 per hour.
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"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"
Virgie
Took Cello lessons from Robert M.
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"Sophie is a responsible, thoughtful, passionate, and inspiring teacher, and one can always learn so much from her splendid playing of any cello repertoire!"
Peter
Took Cello lessons from Sophie Y.
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"Not only do I get to learn how to play cello , but I get to learn about the history too! Great instructors!"
Tevi
Took Cello lessons from Don L.
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"Christopher is very knowledgeable and has a great personality which makes learning a lot easier."
Nate
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Excellent first lesson! Pecos was very patient and encouraging as I struggled through the basics. Already looking forward to our next lesson"
Beth
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"I learned all kinds of things I never knew about my posture, bow hold, and bowing. I am further excited to continue to practice and learn more from Nicholas. I am an adult learner returning to cello after 20 years."
Lydia "Dia"
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"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."
Sam
Took Cello lessons from Daniel H.
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"Maria has been my cello teacher for 6 years. She has made learning the cello so much fun and such a great part of me life. She is very positive and sweet even when I mess up and she helps me feel good about my mistakes. She looks at what I do well and gets me excited about working on the songs. She always helps me stay in perfect pitch and helps me prepare for when songs get harder, by making sure I have good tequnique. She always knows what to work on to make my lesson as successful as possible. After six years of playing with her I am playing this amazing and beautiful music. The Bach Cello concertos and the other songs I play make me feel so happy relaxed and filled with joy. She loves the cello and being a musician. And every time you go to her lesson, you just feel the love she has for the instrament and the music and how she wants to share that feeling with you and help you have the same feeling. Maria is the reason I can play so well and she is also the reason I have continued to play for so long and will continue to play for the rest of my life. I am so happy that I have the most amazing, loveing and fun teacher in the world. I think everyone thinking of playing an instrament should choose cello just so they can take lessons with Maria. My lesson is the highlight of my week.

Gordon Felesina, 14 years old"
Bronwen
Took Cello lessons from Maria H.
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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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"Excellent and very patient and knowledgeable tutor."
Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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