Cello Lessons in Ballston Spa. Amazing Teachers.

Flexible & affordable cello lessons. In person or online.

“Today is my opportunity to practice cello.”

Popular Cello Teachers in Ballston Spa, NY

Or other areas around you:
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Maria H.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Graduate Teaching Assistant from California State University, Sacramento
  • Teaches students 6 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Maria H.

30 Reviews
Book Now
Private Cello Teacher

I've been teaching cello for 30 years and my students have gone on to play with different ensembles like symphony orchestras. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play simple songs by reading and by ear and as time goes on you'll be able to play more complex repertoire. I specialize in classical, style but I can teach you different kinds of styles, typically use Kummer method and Suzuki repertoire but I use a variety of method and books. I have the following tools available for your lessons: cello, computer program, sound system, Tuner and Metronome . I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Maria

With more than 30 years of teaching experience for the cello, I have taught students of all ages, throughout California and overseas. I earned a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree in Cello Performance and am currently the Principal cellist for the Camellia Symphony, California. In addition, I

Recent Reviews
Keri Hadley
Jamie
Matt M.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Robert M.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor of Music Education from DePauw University
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Robert M.

9 Reviews
Book Now
Private Cello Teacher

Our cello lessons cover an array of topics from technique to musicality along with establishing the important connections of mind and body to achieve healthy and sustainable cello playing! I approach every student differently and try my utmost best to cater to every student's need. I have years of experience teaching pre-school age cellists to adults! I look forward to helping anyone achieve music and cello goals!

About Robert

Welcome! My name is Rob and I am professional cellist, string music educator and conductor in the DC Area. I've been playing cello for over 20 years and I have taught various age groups in public school and private studio settings for almost 10 years in Indiana, Philadelphia and Washington DC areas

Recent Reviews
Antonio
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.
Rebeca O.
AMAZING TEACHER! VERY CALM PERSON , WITH CLEAR EXPLICATIONS AND SUPER KIND!
is easy to see how the special is, and he did that a very dificult experience (like the 1st day lesson in Chelo is) , like if were something easy to learn!

Thanks Robert!!!
Jeb C.
He is an awesome tutor, and I learn a lot from this lesson. Unlike my previous tutor, he uses his cello to demonstrate things. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who wants to improve at playing the cello.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Helen N.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Awarded Susan and Ford Schumann Scholarship from Aspen Music Festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Helen N.

2 Reviews
Book Now
Private Cello Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
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.

Meet Online Cello Teachers Serving Ballston Spa, NY

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Eddie P.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Armenian
  • Awarded Winner from The Juilliard School
  • Teaching since 2012
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Eddie P.

6 Reviews
Book Now
Online Cello Teacher

I am a Juilliard graduate and active performing cellist, and I love the cello and to teach it! I have performed in Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Disney Hall, the Louvre, and with distinguished artists such as Itzhak Perlman.

I genuinely love giving lessons and just want to be able to use my passion for the instrument to help others. I fully believe I am capable of teaching the fundamentals of the instrument while maintaining an exciting learning atmosphere where students truly want to improve.

About Eddie

I am a Juilliard graduate and I truly love the cello and teaching! I have performed in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Disney Hall, and the Louvre, and with great artists such as Itzhak Perlman. I have been teaching since 2012, mostly kids and some adult amateurs. I can be flexibl

Recent Reviews
Marta
Eddie was a fantastic teacher! Patient smart and thoughtful, he's wonderful for any level (I am a beginner)
Carla
Such an attentive and enthusiastic teacher . my 13 y/o son wanted to start lessons now that he doesn’t have school orchestra and he absolutely loves working with Eddie, he looks forward to his lessons every week ! -Carla M.
Jaco
Eddie is a world class musician and teacher. He is able to communicate his immense knowledge and passion for music clearly and accessibly online. I have been playing cello since retirement and began searching for teachers online in January. I have tried working with several people online and Eddie is the only teacher that has helped me progress in this time. I hope to continue working with him until I can play the Prokofiev concerto!

Maria D.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, Montenegrin (Serbo-Croatian), Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Maria D.

9 Reviews
Book Now
Online Cello Teacher

I am a professional cellist with years of performing and teaching.
I attended the Jacobs School of Music for my undergraduate and masters' degrees and was a graduate teaching assistant. I also received my Stott Pilates Teaching Certification while at IU and incorporate postural alignment into my teaching. I have Suzuki certification and work on a strong technical foundation, which both facilitates performing and frees us up to explore non-traditional techniques and other genres.

Most importantly, I strive to nurture the love and passion for music and cello and I am here to help you achieve your musical goals.

About Maria

I teach cellists of all ages and abilities and tailor the lesson to the individual. Lessons include standard repertoire, and if requested, non-traditional styles as well. I have experience with solo repertoire, orchestra, chamber music, and folk music, and can help you develop your ear and even sin

Recent Reviews
Dorothy P.
Maria is wonderful. She is enthusiastic, patient, and motivates me with positive feedback.
She inspires me to work hard toward my next lesson.
Jaclyn
Maria is an excellent teacher. She is kind, patient, flexible, and fun! She truly cares about her students learning experience and is committed to her teaching. Highly recommend you snag some lessons with this lovely lady!
Layla M.
Even though learning to play the cello is quite challenging, I feel very relaxed and happily engaged with Maria as my instructor. I always look forward to my lessons!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Sarah Kate R.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music from Centenary College of Louisiana
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Sarah Kate R.

4 Reviews
Book Now
Online Cello Teacher

Hello, there. I have been teaching cello for many years. I truly enjoy fostering a love of music in my students. My undergraduate degree is in cello and voice.

About Sarah Kate

Hello, there! My name is Sarah-Kate, and I would love to be your teacher. I have been teaching voice, cello, and beginning piano for many years. My goal is to make learning music enjoyable, relaxed, and productive. Music is supposed to be FUN, and that's how I like teach. I tell students that thei

Recent Reviews
Jeff
Over the past couple of years I have seen my daughter blossom with self esteem and talent under the guidance of Sarah Kate. Sarah Kate has a fun and engaging style that has made a lasting impression on my daughter and she has given her the tools to sing and play piano beautifully.
Susan
Sarah Kate has been my daughter’s vocal coach for about ten months and is awesome! Not only does she have amazing talent in singing and piano, but she is a super patient and encouraging teacher. My daughter has learned so much and has so much fun! I highly recommend Sarah Kate.
Phillip Arena
My wife and I appreciate Sara Kate’s ability to demonstrate patience and enthusiasm for our 6 year old daughter while effectively teaching the piano. My daughter continues to make strides with the piano and is eager to learn more.

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing cello teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream cello teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Ballston Spa, NY

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Ballston Spa is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $105 per hour.
30 min
$42 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$67 average

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect cello teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each cello lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Cello Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_238848_pi_a69278b02e57062cae66131ac368126cb7f14a92
"Corey has been working with our children for over 4 years. My son took three years of violin lessons and my daughter is on her second year of cello lessons. He is always a lot of fun to work with and helps his students develop a love of music early on. They have learned so much working with Corey and are advanced for their age/class, have participated in honors orchestra, a local youth symphony, and All-State. Corey is an enthusiastic dedicated professional, is always on time and has adapted his teaching methods well for working online. He has always been great working with our busy schedule and providing make-up lessons when needed. We look forward to many more years of lessons with him."
Sara
Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
Profile_73465_pi_Violin%20Music%20Lessons%20Teacher%20Rancho%20Santa%20Margarita%20CA
"Amazing, my daughter loves going to her studio. She is really kind and a great teacher."
Herminia
Took Cello lessons from Cheryl S.
Profile_193027_pi_johnny%20mok
"My son is a beginner for cello and eager to get a hang of this instrument. Johnny was very patient and taught him a lot of techniques that he's missing from his school group lessons."
bradon
Took Cello lessons from Johnny M.
Profile_239469_pi_feb7c00076d1bfdee11b768792a6aa9a79292c44
"My daughter has taken lessons with Ms. Yuliya for over a year. She has progressed quickly and has a solid technique. Ms. Yuliya worked with her for scholarship opportunities, and my daughter did very well."
Jani
Took Cello lessons from Yuliya K.
Profile_197746_pi_IMG_1879
"bowing exercises quite helpful"
leah
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
Profile_283741_zlnmgwzjmcwjnbgbm9bf
"I have been taking lessons with Michael for over a year now. I've taken lessons before with other instructors (though not in cello). Michael is one of the best instructors that I have ever had. He instructs and challenges you to get better, while at the same time being patient with your development. It has been a pleasure being a student of Michael."
Yemi
Took Cello lessons from Michael P.
Profile_129175_pi_10272526_10202873898000333_4877712892078656492_o
"Jessica gives really good lessons! Over the past year, I've improved a LOT with intonation, shifting, and posture, which I most certainly wouldn't have done without her help. She's really patient and makes lessons enjoyable with her chill, fun personality, yet makes sure you don't slack off. Although I haven't had any other cello teachers to compare her to, she definitely has raised my standards for any I might have in the future."
Michelle
Took Cello lessons from Jessica B.
Profile_197746_pi_IMG_1879
"Wonderful Cello lesson, and a lot of fun! I learned a lot and Naomi is very understanding. I can't wait for next week!"
Catherine
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
Profile_127635_pi_18620109_1332900743452283_6262869117544897850_n
"While a bit humbling Alex definitely helped me fix some glaring technical issues, particularly with the bow."
Mark
Took Cello lessons from Alexandra K.
Profile_241428_pi_34ee04bca7c3ee566b22fc6176761aec715d8ccf
"Lukas has been a peer/colleague of mine for the past 6 years. As a conservatory student myself, I have often turned to Lukas for insight and help on various struggles I face as a cellist. As a cellist and technician, he has profound understanding of the fundamental concepts of playing the cello, whilst maintaining the ability to break things down in a simple and concise fashion. As an artist and musician, he constantly challenges himself for deeper expertise in so many facets of the art – both technically and musically.

Lukas has a clever sense of humor, is very bright, and void of arrogance (which I experienced so many times from teachers when I started out). I am certain he would provide a student of any level and goal with an adaptive, forward-focused approach. I cannot thank Lukas enough for the amount he has helped me, and I am certain he can do the same for so many others"
Sam
Took Cello lessons from Lukas G.
View More
View Less

Popular Cello Articles from our Blog

Is Cello Hard to Learn? Read THIS Before Taking Lessons

Many beginning musicians wonder, “Is cello hard to learn?” The process of learning the cello is not difficult, but it’s important to keep in mind that the cello is not an instrument of instant gratification. It does require focused, daily practice time and a good teacher to guide you along the way. How far you progress with cello is a direct result of the amount of quality time you put into practicing the instrument. Even someone who puts in just 30 minutes a day will notice a signi …

By Jessica Dais