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Lenna P.

23 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Suzuki Teacher Training Book 1 from Ithaca College
  • 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 t

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Charlie
Lenna is a great cello teacher. My son has been learning cello with Lenna for about a year now. And he is more and more passionate about the instrument. Lenna is always patient, thoughtful and creative to teach kids to be more enthusiastic on music. I recommend Lenna to everyone who wants to learn cello.
Marianna
Someone I trust recommended Lenna to me for a cello teacher - I am an adult beginner and I really knew nothing at all about how to play or read music.
Lenna was the most patient, understanding and fun teacher I could have asked for. She understood what I needed and got me from barely able to hold the bow to playing Rigoletto in front of a small audience in 6 months! THAT is no small feat. She loves playing, she loves teaching and she understands the human condition. A very good combination indeed. I highly recommend you hire her as your cello teacher, or your child's cello teacher, or your next door neighbor's cello teacher.
Zack
Lenna is a terrific cello teacher! I feel lucky to have found her through this site. I was starting from zero with the cello and she was able to guide me through the Suzuki book to be able to play some songs -- even sight-reading. While I have a long way to go, I appreciate her focus and dedication to improving my playing skills. Highly recommended!

Michael P.

9 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, English
  • Masters of the Arts in Music Education from Hunter College
  • Teaching since 2005
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Michael P.

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I am a New York State Certified Music Educator and Cellist. I have been teaching privately for over 10 years and currently run a Strings Orchestra program in Brooklyn for the New York City Department of Education. I love teaching and hope you consider joining my studio!

About Michael

Beginning his cello instruction at the age of 8, Michael spent the majority of his early years under the guidance of Nancy Hambleton-Torrente, current director of music for the Yorktown public school districts in Westchester county. During his undergraduate years, he attended Colgate University whe

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Melody
Great lesson. Received good feedback on technique.
Ke C.
I had a great class with Michael. He is extremely experienced in teaching and he has a very focused teaching strategy. Definitely take his class if you are interested in cello.
Yemi A.
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.
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Helen N.

3 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $65
  • Master of Music, Cello Performance from San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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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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Rachel R.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Cello Performance from Eastman School of Music
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Rachel R.

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Hi, I'm Rachel. I just graduated from the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester this May, with my Bachelor's degree in Cello Performance. This summer I relocated to the Philadelphia area, which is where I am originally from. I have been playing cello since I was five years old & I have experience with the Suzuki method as well as other approaches. I teach music theory and give private cello lessons to students of all ages and levels. While my background is in classical music, my goal is to help my students master any piece of music they are excited about. I am so excited to share my love for the cello with any and all potential students.

About Rachel

Hi, I'm Rachel. I just graduated from the Eastman School of Music this May with my Bachelor's degree in Cello Performance. This summer I relocated to the Philadelphia area, which is where I am originally from. I have been playing cello since I was five years old & I have experience with the Suzuki

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Isaiah P.

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  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Master of Music from Mannes School of Music
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Isaiah P.

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Isaiah is a passionate instructor and brings his love of the cello and performance to students of all ages and backgrounds. Ensuring that each of his students receives a highly individualized learning experience, Isaiah spends a great deal of time creating unique plans of study for each pupil. He strives to make lessons engaging, fast-paced, and exciting. Isaiah has worked for several non-profit arts organizations, youth orchestras, and school systems teaching the cello, all the while maintaining a sizable private cello studio. He has taken advanced coursework in music pedagogy, teaching artistry, and Alexander Technique, incorporating modern techniques as well as practices from the rich history of cello tutelage into his teaching methods. Signing up for private lessons is both an investment and a commitment. Isaiah works hard to make this investment as worthwhile, exciting, convenient, and affordable as possible.

About Isaiah

I knew from the time I was very young that I had to be a musician. It still amazes me how young children often are when they know that music is what they want do with their lives. Teaching the cello is so exciting for me because whether or not someone chooses to be a professional musician, I know t

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Katherine
Isaiah is a wonderful cellist and teacher. He is kind, patient and knows how to get great progress while always keeping it fun. He is an exceptional musician bringing his years of experience and love of music to every lesson. He is passionate about each and every one of his students, and I could not more highly recommend him!
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Donny C.

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  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 to 75
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Donny C.

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I am a professional cellist and private educator based in Los Angeles, California. I have seventeen years of cello experience, including a Bachelors in Music from the prestigious University of North Texas. I earned my Masters of Music in Cello Performance at Oklahoma State University, where my research included pedagogy and performance practice.

My former teachers include Shawn Sanders (2006-2010), Nikola Ružević (-2014) and Dr. Meredith Blecha-Wells (-2016). I have performed masterclasses for artists including Phyllis Young, Bion Tsang, Dobrila Berković-Magdalenič, Johnathan Ruck, and Kari Caldwell.

My primary education used Suzuki Method materials along with exercises by Popper and Dotzauer, and later more advanced studies such as Feuillard, Duport, and Piatti. My teaching uses these resources, in addition to personalized exercises, to help my students achieve their musical goals. These goals may include repertoire which is strictly classical, contemporary, or a blend of the two. ...

About Donny

During my studies I performed with the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra through the Patti Johnson Wilson Orchestral Fellowship, with Principal Guest Conductor Daniel Hege. I worked under conductors including Eric Whitacre, Benjamin Zander, Sarah Ioannides, and Gerhardt Zimmerman, among others. I performed

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Mikki
My son was privileged to study with Donny for two years. He made MAJOR strides in improvement with his cello technique during that time. He was challenged and encouraged each week. Donny's clarity was a great help in growing technique. Listening for musicality was never overlooked. We highly recommend him as a teacher.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Brooklyn, NY

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Brooklyn is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $140 per hour.
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"Fabulous cello teacher!!! We are so pleased that our daughter is taking lessons from Arlette. When our daughter wanted to learn cello (2 years ago), Arlette came highly recommended. We were not disappointed! Arlette teaches all aspects of playing the cello, including music theory, and developing musically. She's passionate, caring, patient every step of the way, inspirational, and makes it so much fun!--consequently, my girl recently auditioned and was accepted to play in a high school orchestra (she's a middle school student). She loves playing cello!"
Arlette
Took Cello lessons from Arlette C.
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"Rebecca is patient, kind and positive. She is very encouraging. Makes it fun!"
Joe
Took Cello lessons from Rebecca K.
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"he is a really good teacher. i myself am having trouble switching ears from classical to blues."
Beth Martin
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"It’s true what the other reviews say about her kindness and patience. Lenna is a warm, thoughtful and generous human being. She also happens to be a gifted teacher and skilled cellist. She is able to correct tiny details in my playing that make a huge difference in sound. Better yet, she approaches it in a way that I might be able to make those corrections for myself, by asking me what I heard first and listening to my observations. Also her approach to practice and playfulness is something I aim to use in many aspects of my life."
Lisabel
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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"He is a great instructor. He explains everything from the basic. I will continue my lessons."
David
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Ms Chris was great my daughter really enjoyed her first lesson. Ms Chris was easy to work with and made my daughter comfortable that she felt free to ask questions and make mistakes without worry. My daughter is looking forward to the next lesson."
JD
Took Cello lessons from Chris H.
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"Naomi is an amazing teacher! She is very knowledgeable and is skilled at effectively transferring that knowledge to students. She is kind, approachable and very reliable. I can't wait for more of my lessons with Naomi :)"
Zoe
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"I tried several cello instructors (one of them from Juilliard) and Lenna was the one I stuck with for years. She's amazing.

I highly recommend her for her compassion, kindness, patience, and ability to customize instruction based on what you need. Give her a shot!"
Brett
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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"Corey has continued to offer high quality music lessons even though we are not able to have them in person now. My son continues to grow as a musician and genuinely enjoys making music."
Tracy
Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
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"Claire has such a lovely rapport with my son, and does a fantastic job instructing at his level. He is already showing retention of the information and concepts she has introduced, and he is so excited for every lesson. I’m thrilled we found her, and that she was willing to take a chance on such a young student!"
Benjamin
Took Cello lessons from Claire S.
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