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Claire S.

7 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $65
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters in Music - Cello Performance from Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University
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Claire S.

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I love playing and teaching the cello, and I'm so excited to share that with you. I make lessons fun and engaging, and you'll leave feeling positive and focused on progress. I believe that the technique should serve the music, so we'll always focus on creating art and telling a story. Cello playing mirrors life, so what we do in the practice room will have much larger applications than you might anticipate! From beginning students learning the basics to advanced players who need a push in the right direction, I aim to help you improve quickly and have a great time doing so.

About Claire

Hi there! I’m a musician working in the NYC area, frequently flying to Florida to perform with the Sarasota Orchestra and the Sarasota New Music Ensemble. I'm a recent graduate of the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, where I recently won the 2017 Cello Competition to perform the Saint-

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Sharon
Claire is extremely patient and plays the cello beautifully. She always has tips and suggestions to help you play better. Her feedback is also always tempered with kindness. She is good at coaxing your best out of you.
Angela P.
Truly professional and a fine first lesson!More as we move on...
Sara
My 12 year old son has been taking lessons with Claire online for a couple of months. He had been playing a few years in school but never had an individual lesson. She is helping him create some new habits while improving his technique and musicianship. She is very encouraging and supportive (and fun!). Looking forward to seeing how he progresses in the future!

Nathan W.

New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Bachelor’s of Music from Indiana University
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Nathan W.

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The cello can be enjoyed by amateurs and aficionados alike, and Dr. Nathan Whittaker provides lessons to all age and skill levels, from the young to the not-so-young, from beginners to advanced, from the casual or curious to the fiercely serious. He has been teaching professionally for over 15 years.

A good teacher is one that enforces the basic foundations of technique. While any teacher can guide a student through vast amounts of repertoire, only the conscientious teacher prepares the student for all future endeavors and challenges. Nathan Whittaker's teaching philosophy consists of an unwavering understanding of technique, focusing on beauty of sound and elegance of expression. Scales and technical exercises coalesce with exciting repertoire to promote quick, yet thorough progress. After all, the cello is an extension of the soul – it is able to express what is otherwise untranslatable. But while the fundamentals are the foundation of all future success, beyond all else ...

About Nathan

Teaching professionally for nearly two decades, Dr. Nathan Whittaker provides lessons to all age and skill levels, from the young to the not-so-young, from beginners to advanced, from the casual or curious to the fiercely serious. In addition to a dynamic private cello studio, he has been on facult

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Chialing P.

9 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
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Chialing P.

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If you are in school and are looking to get into all state and need help with school orchestra, or if you are an adult learner and just want to learn how to play, you are at the right place. I am a firm believer of having a good setup and I am excited to share it with you the secret to having good posture, having no soreness when you play, and how to have a good bow hand..etc. If you need help learning how to practice efficiently-that means practicing less but with greater outcome, you can also come to me. Playing the cello should be enjoyable and with the right method that I can provide for you, You will be able to improve tremendously.

About Chialing

I offer piano and cello lessons for all levels and ages in both English or Chinese. My teaching philosophy is to help students set up a good foundation and practice routine. My lessons are engaging and tailored to individual's needs. I am also an experienced online teacher. Online music lesson

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Very down to earth and friendly! Made a good connection with my daughter
Daisy H.
Chialing is a kind, patient and amazing teacher. I know my daughter will progress significantly with someone of her accomplishment and professionalism. We are so happy to have found Chialing and would recommend her to every cellist!

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Rene T.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Associates in Education from Miami Dade Wolfson College
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Rene T.

32 Reviews
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Introduction to cello and bow technique

About Rene

Knowing at the age of 5 that music was my life, by being brought up surrounded by praise music and gospel, my early exposure to music helped me to find every Instrument and style just my thing! I wanted to play everything and learn all aspects of music. I started with singing in the children's choi

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As far as I know, Brandon and the kids enjoyed their first class this morning. Thank you!
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Amanda
great instructor. he is patient and works well with special needs teens by finding different ways to get a point across. my daughter really liked it and she is actually doing the vocal exercises.
Roxy T.
Rene is a fantastic teacher! Always patient and great with my 9 year old. He understands my child and always goes the extra mile. Rene is an excellent teacher.

Kimya J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 15; Female: 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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Kimya J.

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With experience in cello for over 8 years, I have been in multiple ensembles and orchestras throughout my music career -- as a high school senior now, I hope to bring my experiences to life by sharing my knowledge beyond high school to college and the world. Through this step in online lessons, I strive to not only create an open environment with potential students but achieve goals together and come closer to reaching dreams. Relationships and personal connections are so irreplaceable in my life, shaping the person I am today, and teaching people, especially children, has always been my forte (no pun intended) with younger siblings, cousins, and friends.

Not only would I like to build a comfortable teacher-and-student relationship but to also meet new people and make friends! There is an infinite amount of possibilities in friendship, and it's amazing how much people can accomplish together; I will make sure to highlight that during lessons and even just casual conversations.

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About Kimya

Hey!! I'm Kimya, and I'm a high school student that's been playing cello for over 8 years in multiple orchestras and ensembles. Can't wait to start my journey as a teacher and form amazing connections with my students! I have perfect pitch and love playing songs on cello that I hear from the radio

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Pecos S.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $56
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM Cello Performance from University of Oregon
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Pecos S.

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I have been teaching professionally for 8 years. I have experience teaching all ages and skill levels. I cater lessons specifically to meet every student's needs. I am an active performer in the DC area, and look forward to sharing my knowledge and experience with my students.

About Pecos

DC-based cellist Pecos Singer was the winner of the 2016 Baroque Concerto Competition at the San Francisco Conservatory and has performed on baroque and modern instruments across the US, the Czech Republic, Italy and Austria. Pecos has recorded for the Naxos label as a Fellow at the National Orches

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Peter M.
Excellent, intelligent, thoughtful, effective teacher!
Peter M.
Very patient and knowledgeable.
Peter M.
Excellent and very patient and knowledgeable tutor.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Astoria, NY

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Astoria is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $140 per hour.
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$56 average
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"I have taught myself a couple of instruments but decided I wanted an instructor to learn cello. I've learned SO MUCH from Elisa, she's helped me understand parts of music that had never "clicked" with me despite 6 years of band in middle and high school.

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"He is very knowledgeable and patient. He gave me great tips that helped me immediately play better."
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"I am the director of the Hobart Shakespeareans at Hobart Middle School in Los Angeles and hired Jessica as the cello instructor for my students. Jessica is a real pro. She is on time, organized, and a terrific communicator of ideas. My students love working with her."
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Took Cello lessons from Jessica H.
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"Geoff is a very well rounded teacher with much experience in all areas of his feild. He is great at explaining exactly what he means, and exactly what you as a player must do to create the sound he is looking for. He is not only a phenominal musician, but also an outstanding teacher, who pushes his stufents to do better."
- Kelly
Took Cello lessons from Geoff B.
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"Nicholas is such an amazing teacher! He is very thorough and makes sure that you understand and learn everything properly. He goes at a pace that is perfect for me and tailors to your specific needs. I look forward continuing my lessons and highly recommend him!"
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