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Helen N.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $65
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Master of Music, Cello Performance from San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Awarded Susan and Ford Schumann Scholarship from Aspen Music Festival
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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.

About Helen

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 feel

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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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Meixu L.

17 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance from Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing of China
  • Teaching since 2008
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Meixu L.

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I am a passionate, energetic, humorous, patient cello instructor. I have been teaching since 2008. Within these years, I taught the private lesson, group lesson, music theory and studio class of all ages and all levels. One of my ten years old student got the highest score of the Asian-Pacific Region in Grade two cello exam of The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music only after one year learning from me. I have abundant experiences for helping students not only learning music and cello but also enjoying lots of fun from it. I also helped my students for preparing their solo recitals, summer festival auditions, competitions, and performing arts high school auditions. I am sure you will fully in love with the sound you make after learning from me. Let me help you to accomplish your aspirations.

About Meixu

I am a professional cellist with more than 20 years of performing experience and teaching professionally for more than 10 years. I completed my Master of Music at Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music with a scholarship. Additionally, I received a Professional Studies Diploma which

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Carissa
She teaches well and makes sure that you fully understand the lesson/technique. Her constructive criticisms really help and allows you to grow and improve.
Wendy
I really learn a lot from her. She is very precise and makes sure I understand how to play each piece, and she is always very patient with me.
Fan
I seriously love her since she is so patient and nice.
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Ashley M.

4 Reviews
Teaneck, NJ
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Associate in Music from LaGuardia Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ashley M.

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As a violist and string enthusiast, my appreciation and knowledge of the cello runs fairly deep. I had studied and taught myself how to play the cello with the guidance of a professional cellist some many years ago, but I've always been eager to teach the cello to any willing student with a deep appreciation. Students can expect a curriculum catered to their needs and desires, whether they be to on the road to a professional musician or just the hobbyist and a teacher who is dedicated to their educational growth and desires.

About Ashley

I am currently a junior at Ramapo College studying music education but I am no foreigner to teaching. I have been teaching for some years now with general ages ranging between 3 to 25, in the violin, viola and cello. I have also taught music theory from a beginner's standpoint to a college sophom

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Cynthia
She cancelled 20 minutes into the lesson. Very unprofessional.
Dalia
My lesson with Ashley was wonderful. She is very patient and great at explaining things to an adult beginner like me, and clearly very passionate about violin music and teaching. She was very easy to get in touch with after I set up the lessons. Thanks!
Kathleen M.
Ashley was very helpful to me. I was floundering. I am a brand new 'musician', still learning to read music. I would still be working with her, but I had to move suddenly. She was very encouraging and I hope to be able to continue lessons again with someone in my new location.

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Jade S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music Education from University of Cincinnati
  • Teaching since 2019
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Jade S.

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I want to help you reach your musical goals on cello whether it be solo, chamber, orchestral or other! I teach through the Suzuki Method along with additional materials for advanced students. It is important to be a well rounded musician, so I will work on technique, musicality and performance with students.

About Jade

I am a student at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music doing a double major in Music Education and Cello Performance. I have been studying cello for eight years, though I started my musical journey on piano. I have worked with students from elementary to 50+. Playing an i

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JoAnn R.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English - spoken; German, French, Italian and Spanish - sung
  • Bachelor of Arts Music from California State University, Los Angeles
  • Teaching since 2008
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JoAnn R.

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I love sharing my passion for music with all of my students - ages 5 through 72.

You can always recognize a skilled cellist. The music sounds smooth and graceful, the tone quality is lovely. Unskilled cellists just don’t sound the same. What’s the difference? Skill of course. The skill to play a very large instrument with relaxed hands and arms by using your core muscles to transfer your body weight through your arms and hands into the cello. Not every cello teacher knows how to teach that.

I believe that my unique combined musical and medical background makes me a better cello teacher. In addition to my graduate and undergraduate musical training and extensive musical experience, My knowledge of human anatomy and mechanics of how the body works can help you develop habits that will lead to the beautiful singing tone that’s makes the cello a favorite.

We will then build on those habits to develop good intonation, a lovely vibrato and a variety of bowing techniques ...

About JoAnn

Your lessons are designed to help you develop the skills and confidence you need to successfully perform in public. I work hard to prepare your lessons and I ask my students to invest daily time working on skills studied at their lessons. Performing music requires the patient integration of mult

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Larry
I received about 10 lessons from JoAnn and feel very good with the results. I started playing guitar and singing in a small band and knew that I needed help. Joann educated me with many warm up lessons, a good start on reading music, and numerous exercises towards reaching pitch that will also save my vocal chords from harm. It's up to me to practice and use the available tools that JoAnn has introduced me to while I take a break from lessons while traveling. JoAnn is a professional singing teacher.
Abigail
She is great! My daughter really enjoys her lessons and we appreciate how thorough JoAnn is.
Angelica
JoAnn is a very patient and kind teacher. In the last few lessons I've had, she has taught me more than Ive learned with my previous teacher of 8 years. She is very understanding and teaches her students everything we need to know to be a good vocalist. I would highly recommend her.
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Rachel T.

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Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Rachel T.

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An experienced teacher and performer, Rachel finds creative ways for all her students to learn and grow. Whether beginner, intermediate or advanced she has proven methods to fully engage every student in their learning. Rachel knows the art of cello playing AND is masterful in the art of teaching.

Her positive, creative, patient and encouraging approach is much sought after.

Lessons will focus on developing solid technique through scales and etudes; a thoughtful approach to playing musically; work on solo pieces carefully chosen for maximum enjoyment by each student; improvisation and playing by ear PLUS learning to practice effectively.

Rachel earned her BMus in Cello Performance from Trinity College of Music, London, and her MMus in Cello Performance from Rutgers University, NJ. She is an Orff certified teacher with her music teaching credential from Mi and Ca. Rachel has taught individual and small group cello lessons for over 20 years. She also taught classroom general ...

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An experienced teacher and performer, Rachel finds creative ways for all her students to learn and grow. Whether beginner, intermediate or advanced she has proven methods to fully engage every student in their learning. Rachel knows the art of cello playing AND is masterful in the art of teaching.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Westfield, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Westfield is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $101 per hour.
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$57 average
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"Maria is a excellent teacher. Very consistent and patient, Maria was able to get me playing quickly and explains technique very well. I also enjoy being able to study with someone who has such an extensive and varied performing career!"
Josh
Took Cello lessons from Maria D.
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"Chris was warm and friendly. I was very at ease with him. He had a great sense of humor which put me at ease and made learning easier."
Katrina
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Very helpful and even though I had one year experience playing the Cello he gave me great information on becoming better Cello player"
Beatrice
Took Cello lessons from Mark L.
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"Very patient, made the lesson fun!"
David
Took Cello lessons from Makala W.
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"Great Experience. On time, polite and good teacher. My son liked him. He is a keeper."
Dorian
Took Cello lessons from Jonathan M.
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"Such a great instructor! Down to earth, approachable, didn't make me feel bad for never learning to read music. After a 9 year hiatus, a great way to get back to cello."
Emily
Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"Nicholas began as my son's cello instructor when he was 10, and we are now beginning our third year under Nicholas' instruction. He has a very patient, quiet manner while teaching, though it is common to hear chuckles coming from the room during the lesson. Nicholas is himself an excellent musician, but he has very realistic expectations for his students. My son has made tremendous progress on the cello in a short time. Originally, we were in the same city with Nicholas, so the lessons occurred in our home. Recently, we moved out of state, and are thrilled that we can continue lessons with him online. Some of the things I have especially appreciated about him are his punctuality, being prompt and timely in his communications with us, and his willingness to work out scheduling details with us. Highly recommend Nicholas!"
Alicia
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Kate is a fantastic cello teacher - you can tell that she has extensive teaching experience. She is patient and supportive and really helps with the fundamentals of learning cello in a relaxed environment. I've been taking music lessons since I was a little kid (now I'm a mom of two boys who are learning to play piano -- I'm a beginning cello learner) and I can say w/o reservation that Kate is a great teacher and I'm going to learn a lot!!"
Jayne
Took Cello lessons from Kate O.
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"I met Genevieve after listening to her amazing group, ATLYS, preform with the Holland Americas Cruise Line. I approached her and told her what an inspiration she was to me and found how genuinely kind and willing to help she was. After our vacation, I was able to continue emailing her. She gave the best advice, preparing me for concerts, recommending music, and even helping me with technique from a thousand miles away! Genevieve truly made me feel comfortable and inspired me to pursue cello further."
Sophia
Took Cello lessons from Genevieve T.
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"The lesson was well planned. And naomi was more than willing to work around my hectic work schedule."
Miguel
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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