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Melissa J.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Bachelors of Music from Lindenwood University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Melissa J.

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As a passionate cello player, I want my students to have fun but also really understand their instrument and the music they are playing! Students will learn their scales through the circle of fifths, shifting positions, vibrato techniques, music theory, and performing with an accompanist. They are expected to have fun but to work hard - it’s totally worth it!

About Melissa

I have been playing piano for 23 years and cello for 16 years. I love sharing music with others and seeing them grow to love music as well. I am currently a pianist for the KC Ballet’s ROAD program. I have a Bachelors of Music from Lindenwood University. I have been a piano accompanist for 7 years.

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Taylor E.
Great first lesson with hands-on playing, not just an orientation. Looking forward to the next lesson!
Jerry M.
I decided to take up cello at age 57 as a new instrument. Melissa did a great job teaching proper technique and method and was really aware of my personal goals for what I wanted to achieve. She has a great gentle and encouraging demeanor. I would highly recommend Melissa.
Clint
Melissa was very patient and such a great teacher on my first lesson with her. It went by so fast and I learned so much!
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Irina D.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Stringed Instruments, Cello from The State Conservatory of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Teaching since 2012
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Irina D.

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I am a classically-trained and educated Cellist with deep experience playing with Symphony Orchestra’s, Chamber Orchestra’s, Ensemble’s, Quartets, and Solo. I am currently working at Loudoun symphony orchestra and Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra. If your goal is to start learning how to play cello, improve your skill, to play any particular piece, get ready for any special event, develop your sight reading or just enjoy playing this beautiful instrument - I am happy to help you. I know how to find inspiration, making interesting even exercise routine, we will work at developing your artistic and professional skills and find the best way to express yourself by the cello.

About Irina

I began my musical education at the age of ten, have played for 21 years, and have fourteen years of formal musical education. I specialize in classical music, and can play any musical style required. I am a Legal Permanent Resident of the United States. I am a patient and sociable person who lo

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Cuba G.
Great first lesson. Learned new methods to improve bowing. Looking forward to the next lesson
Paul D.
I am coming to the cello as a brand new beginner. I have play around with some fretted instruments, ukulele, banjo, etc. But Irina was super at getting me relaxed, focused on basics and encouraging me with small, but important mechanics and technical details. I have taken other music lessons like sax, so could compare. I totally enjoyed the start of my cello training.
Oh, btw, I'm retired and over 65!!!
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Karen D.

32 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Karen D.

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Cello:
A bowed or plucked string instrument with four strings tuned in perfect fifths. The strings from low to high are generally tuned to C2, G2, D3 and A3, an octave lower than the viola. It is a member of the violin family of musical instruments, which also includes the violin and viola and the double bass. The cello is used as a solo musical instrument, as well as in chamber music ensembles (e.g., string quartet), string orchestras, as a member of the string section of symphony orchestras, and some types of rock bands. It is the second-largest and second lowest (in pitch) bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra, the double bass being the largest and having the lowest (deepest) pitch. My lessons always start out with the basics! We start out by learning notes by plucking the strings and then the bow is soon incorporated. The goal is to eventually learn all the notes on the fretboard and also learning how to read and play chords. As the student progresses ...

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Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Carter
This teacher misrepresented her ability to teach the C system chromatic button accordion. I don't believe that she has ever played one. I asked her before purchasing a set of classes if she knew this instrument and was competent to teach it, and she said she was.

She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.

I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.
Anthony F.
Karen is very patient & caring while teaching.
Gelaney W.
I will definitely be expanding my accordion skills & of music theory . I’ll also be adding some 😎 Jazz Standards to my repertoire ☺️.

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Leah B.

32 Reviews
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Starting at $24
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students Male: 4 to 13; Female: 4 and up
  • Cello Performance from Play and Sing His Praises Home School Orchestra
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Leah B.

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The cello isn't a particularly easy instrument to learn, but I will say that it is SO worth it. It takes work, but what doesn't? Cello is my passion, and I hope I can help it become yours.

About Leah

I have been learning music since I was 6 years old. It was a requirement in our house, but, nonetheless, growing up in a house of musician siblings had me excited to get started. With 13 siblings, you can imagine that our house was always full of some kind of music. Having grown up in that world

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Ian
Leah is great! Our first lesson was a huge success. She was able to assist with tuning my son's cello. We look forward to our next lesson.
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Bridget D.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Music Technology from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Bridget D.

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Includes note reading, technique and curated lesson plan.

About Bridget

Bridget is a Portland, OR based folk-pop songwriter, music teacher and registered yoga teacher. Bridget graduated from Berklee College of Music and Emerson College in 2017 with degrees in music technology and acting. She spent much of her undergraduate time working in venues and theaters, writ

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Amy
Bridget is a very enthusiastic teacher with lots of good ideas and tips to share. I'd highly recommend her for lessons.
Amy
Bridget is a fantastic teacher. She is easy to understand and very patient. She goes a little to fast so I think she could slow down a bit but otherwise she is a great teacher.
Tamara
Bridget is an amazing piano teacher. My 9 year old daughter loved that she would help her with pop songs as well as the traditional lesson book. She also helped her with voice audition songs for her musical theater group. We highly recommend!
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Laura C.

12 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Awarded Dolan Prize from Columbia University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Laura C.

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I emphasize a physically relaxed and technically accurate approach to cello playing so that students are free to create music without limitations or physical discomfort.
Though playing an instrument takes hard work, it should be a fun and enjoyable experience too! We will work together to ensure that you are learning pieces that interest you and inspire you to reach the next level. By the end of each lesson you will know what to work on for the week and exactly how to practice in order to achieve the most effective results.

Students will learn the fundamentals of music theory and history while focusing on improving their technical facility on the cello. Students also work towards building their comfort with the instrument by practicing increasingly complex exercises and repertoire.

Lessons will be highly interactive and geared towards your personal goals as an aspiring cellist.

About Laura

*** About Me *** I am a classically trained cellist in NYC. I have a master's degree in cello performance from a top NYC conservatory and I am a registered Suzuki teacher for books 1-10. In addition to performing music, I love to teach cello lessons to aspiring musicians of all ages! My musical as

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Janet M.
My first lesson with Laura was even better than I had hoped. I'm an adult intermediate player who has not played in the past several years. Laura communicated with me several times prior to the lesson to check on my experience, goals, and music requests. During the lesson Laura identified and helped with several problem techniques and provided exercises to help correct them. She was friendly, professional, and made excellent use of our lesson time. She's an excellent coach and I'm so excited to have found her!
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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Buchanan, NY

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Buchanan is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $140 per hour.
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$43 average
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$57 average
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"Genevieve is a fantastic teacher! She is very kind, caring and really tends to the needs of every individual student to make them the best they can be! I would highly recommend her as a cello teacher. I learned so much and every lesson was an absolute blast!"
Erica
Took Cello lessons from Genevieve T.
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"After coming from a high pressure - pre professional cello teacher, Johnny Mok is a breath of fresh air! I am learning at a faster rate and accomplishing more due to his relaxed and happy teaching style. So glad I found you Jonny!"
Nina
Took Cello lessons from Johnny M.
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"Great guy! Always teaches at instructional level."
James
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Great job.seem enthused about teaching lesson .very happy with Chris"
Marcia
Took Cello lessons from Chris S.
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"Jessica has been absolutely amazing and patient. As an older adult learn I had apprehensions and thought I could not do it but helped me to realize I could. I would definitely recommend her!!!"
Kay
Took Cello lessons from Jessica L.
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"Lenna was terrific! I'm just starting out in learning to play the cello and she's very helpful for newbies. Excellent start and looking forward to more lessons."
Zack
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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"SO happy I can play cello now! Couldn't have done it without Claire. Definitely give her teaching a shot - I don't regret it one bit."
Anthony Reits
Took Cello lessons from Claire A.
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"Michael is great--it is clear that he is a versatile teacher, and he is very receptive to the needs and goals of the student. He is extremely supportive yet also has a keen critical eye/ear. I will definitely be continuing with him!"
Emmett Larsen
Took Cello lessons from Michael P.
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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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"Keats is a skilled and perceptive teacher. I am dealing with many beginner issues and he always has multiple suggestions and ways of explaining how to accomplish the techniques I am working to master.
I am an accomplished flutist but just love the cello so decided to take lessons. He truly seems to enjoy sharing his knowledge.
I feel so fortunate to have found Keats because he really cares about me as an individual although I am truly old enough to be his grandmother. Outside of our lessons, he has sent me links to recordings, a new bow which I have purchased and am thrilled with, and various other cello-related matters of interest to a beginning cellist.
He does not insist that there's only one way to do things and has studied with a variety of teachers himself. He comes from a musical family so is very knowledgeable about classical music. A true musician who understands the love of music.
Lastly, I want to recommend Keats because he has a very gentle, kind manner and praises my work when it is good. He encourages me through frustrations and sets reasonable goals at each lesson.
I am also a music teacher and would recommend him for a student of any age. I know that the relationship that develops between teacher and student is crucial to a student's progress, and Keats is a real and caring person in the lesson, not some drill instructor. I think he would be fabulous with children and certainly relates very well to adults. Give him a try!"
Carolyn
Took Cello lessons from Keats R.
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