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Daniel H.

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New York, NY
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • Awarded 1st Prize from Stulberg International String Competition
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Daniel H.

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From the foundations of technique to musical fluency and interpretation, I guide my students through the process of building freedom and confidence as well-rounded musicians. Mastering the instrument physically is as important as having a personal, emotional connection to the music we play, and understanding the workings of musical communication allows us to create those magical moments for ourselves and our listeners. Through my studies with renowned pedagogues such as Areta Zhulla and Joel Krosnick of the Juilliard Quartet, chamber music guru Merry Peckham, and world-renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman, I've developed a unique method for acquiring both effortless technique and the tools to make sense of any piece of music. I believe that every student can make incredible leaps in their musical ability as they discover their own powers of examination, exploration, and determination.

I have extensive experience with classical as well as contemporary music theory, history, and ...

About Daniel

Hi there! I've heard so many people say that the cello is their favorite instrument...I'm guessing it might be yours too! It's certainly mine. I live in New York City and besides my work as a performer and recording artist, I am passionate about teaching my cello students. I welcome students of

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Emily
Daniel is the best! His love for music is infectious and I feel so lucky to have found him. He is patient and supportive, enthusiastic and knowledgeable and not to mention a brilliant cellist, which goes without saying. 10/10 recommend him for anything.
Anna Adelman
Daniel has been teaching my 12 year old daughter cello for the last 3 years. He is a very attentive and patient teacher, with an excellent approach to his students. My daughter loves to go to his lessons, and has even enjoyed the Zoom lessons with Daniel over the last year. He has a lot of musical knowledge and has a delightful personality. I highly recommend him.
Sam
Daniel is an amazing teacher! I have been taking cello lessons from him for the last 5 years. I'm an older student (41 y.o), and started out with little musical experience and only a dream to play the cello. Daniel is so patient and supportive, with the most pleasant demeanor you can imagine. His musical knowledge runs deep, and his eclectic approach to playing and teaching the cello touches on a variety of musical genres, including classical, jazz, folk, and other styles. With his natural talent for teaching, Daniel is very sensitive to my stumbling blocks and difficulties in the lessons, and is so helpful with his clear instructions in how to break down and solve the problems. Most of all, his lessons and wisdom are very inspiring, and I am always looking forward to our next meeting. I wholeheartedly recommend Daniel as a music teacher.
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Owen L.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA from Berklee College of Music
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Owen L.

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I have had many good teachers in my career as a musician. But I have been lucky to have had a few GREAT teachers. It is easy to settle with "just ok", particularly when taking lessons as a novice. However, the difference between a "good" teacher and a "great" teacher at any point in your journey as a student can hugely impact your success and relationship with the instrument.

As a teacher, I aim to be great for my students. For beginners, we focus on developing a solid base - getting comfortable with the instrument, understanding it, building fundamental skills such as how to hold the bow and basic fret board patterns. From there, we begin learning to read music, which I still find to be the most valuable skill a musician can have. Learning to read music notation is easiest at a young age, so I like to begin as soon as the student is ready. However, as a student of improvisational music, I like to introduce ear-training and improvisation as well. It is a fun way to teach students how

About Owen

My name is Owen and I am a professional musician and songwriter living in Brooklyn with my lovely partner, Mad. I recently graduated Magna cum laude from Berklee College of Music, where I studied for four years and received both academic and performance scholarships. At Berklee, I had the opportunit

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Sophie Y.

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Morris Plains, NJ
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  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sophie Y.

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I'm a passionate and motivated instructor who loves working with students and sharing my love of music. I graduated from Yale school of Music with master degree of cello performance in 2021. I have performed in renowned venues such as Carnegie Hall, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Vienna Konzerthaus, Suntory Hall in Japan, and the National Concert Hall in Taiwan, I also worked with prestigious conductors including Carolyn Kuan from Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, Takacs Nagy from Verbier music festival, Peter Oundjian from Toronto Symphony, David Robertson, Ignat Solzhenitsyn, Marin Alsop.

My teaching experience dates back to my college days, as I began teaching private lessons part time 6 years ago, and have been consistently teaching students since then. Encouraging regular practice on a consistent schedule is one of the key points I like to emphasize for younger students, as it tends to help the student progress and gain a passion ...

About Sophie

Nothing is more rewarding than seeing one of my students develop a passion for music! Therefore, it's important that each student progresses at his or her own pace. I emphasize the importance of basics therefore I usually spend more time developing a solid fundamental skillI that allows my students

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Yiyang
The way she teaches encourages students to learn more and practice more. She is incredibly nice, knowledgeable, and ready to help.
Yang
Sophie is a nice teacher. She is responsible and patient in the lesson. And she takes lesson seriously so I got lots of music knowledge from the lesson. I'm so glad to have lesson with her.
Shih-Man
A wonderful and patient teacher!
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Robert M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Bachelors of Music Performance - Cello from Kennesaw State University
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Robert M.

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My teaching approach is eclectic, drawing from a wide variety of methods and repertoire to fit the individual goals of each student. Students 5 to 95 are welcome in my studio and have made progress reaching their goals, be it studying cello at the college level, auditioning for All-State, or simply playing for fun.

A typical lesson involves scale and technique study, etudes or orchestra class pieces, and selections from the standard (and not so standard!) cello repertoire.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out!

About Robert

Hi! I'm Robert. I'm a performer and cello teacher in the Tucson area. I have studied the cello for 18 years and had the pleasure of teaching others for 10. Students in my studio range from beginner to advanced-levels and come from a variety of backgrounds. My primary goal is to cultivate a love of

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Virginia Coen
Very good lessons about vibrato speed . what to carry in your cell9 case
String replacement.
Virgie
Hello Teacher Robert,
Terrific lessons, I am so getting enlighten about the bow, the ,strings, ....the entire instrument.
I am at lesson 14.. The t rubber band application to the tip area is so clever !! Think I'll try it. Really scientific review how the string vibrates. Appreciate these lesson regards. Virgie
Alegria
Robert is an amazing teacher! He improved my cello playing within a month.
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Samantha D.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Bachelor of Science Piano Performance from Clearwater Christian College
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Samantha D.

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Beginner through Upper Intermediate. Focusing on technique and sound quality.

About Samantha

Samantha started taking piano lessons at age 3 from her mother, who was also a music teacher. She played piano continuously through school, and also learned to play clarinet, guitar, flute, trumpet and sax, often playing different instruments in her school's band. She also learned the violin and cel

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MaureenC
Wonderful!

Samantha D. is wonderful. My kids play so well for only 1 year'sworth of lessons. I would highly recommend her to anyone! I am blownaway by the music that comes out of the Piano from a 7 and 11 year old.My 11 year old signed up for her first music competition at school. Ifyou told me one year ago I would have girls playing a piano, I would notbelieve you. I truly thought they would quit after a couple of months.Not the case. They are musically talented and still love it. Thanks toSamantha D! They are now thriving in the in-school music program.Thank you, TakeLessons, for filtering out the best teachers. When achild has a small window of interest, you have to grab it the rightway...the wrong teacher would not have given me these results.
PatK
My granddaughter, Katelynn, enjoys her trumpet lessons with Samantha. Samantha is caring, seems to enjoy teaching & has patience; which is needed since Katelynn needs a little extra attention learning things
MaureenC
Highly Recommend her!

My daughters (10, & 6) have only had three lessons with Samantha! They love it. Her nature is kind and welcoming. She can tell how much they can handle so doesn't overwhelm them with too much theory or pieces to play. She strikes a nice balance. My 10 year old started composing her own song when she became bord with the beginner book! Samantha has added to this excitement and changed her teaching style to match my daughters learning style. My daughter was beaming! Samantha has taught her how to take the next pieces of theory and add it to her song. She also ordered music my daughter enjoys like Selena Gomez. My 6 year old is excited every week and doesn't want to be late. My husband and I thought this would be just another thing to start and quit. So far they are going strong!
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Rachel E.

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  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Rachel E.

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Hello! I am a cellist that enjoys teaching all ages and levels. I am classically trained and am currently a grad student in a performance diploma program and have had experience teaching for 5 years. I am also Suzuki certified through Books 1-5. I enjoy tailoring lessons to each student's individual needs and goals and also incorporate music theory and harmony into the context of playing to understand the music on a deeper level. I also enjoy improvising and teaching how to improvise. Looking forward to meeting you! :)

About Rachel

Rachel Ellis is currently a second-year full-scholarship graduate student in the Performance Diploma Program at SMU, studying with Andres Diaz. She graduated summa cum laude from Rowan University with a Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance, studying with Dr. George Atanasiu. A winner of the 2013 S

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"My daughter has been studied with Mrs Brenda for 3 weeks. She loves to study with Mrs Brenda. Mrs Brenda is a very professional teacher, she is always patient and fun. my daughter learned many new skills from her. Thank you."
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Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"Hallie is friendly, enthusiastic and very encouraging, I look forward to each lesson because I know by the end I will feel great about what I achieve during that time.

I feel like my playing has progress so much further than when I was attempting to teach myself. As a shy adult beginner, Hallie's fantastic attitude makes is easier for me to learn as I don't feel as nervous as I normally would."
Nicole
Took Cello lessons from Hallie C.
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"Anna Cho has taught our son for the last three years. Under her guidance, he has become a beautiful, confident, and disciplined cellist. Her direct, rigorous approach challenges her students to rise to their very best. This commitment to excellent translates from music into everything else in life. All of this is done with extraordinary dedication to the individual student. Through Anna, he has also had the chance to participate in special instruction with an acclaimed visiting cellist. She has provided opportunities to open our hearts through regular student performances at a nursing home. Our entire family is inspired and proud to attend Anna's performances with the San Diego Symphony. Anna has been a steady and critical element in our child's life. Her positive impact is immeasurable."
Nicole
Took Cello lessons from Anna C.
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"Chris has been an amazing cello instructor! He does a great job explaining how your body should feel when you're bowing (great for a first time string student) and hand positions. He really helps you integrate cello practice into whatever time you have for it and you can tell he really has a passion for the instrument and knows it well. On top of it all, he's just a really nice, fun person and the lessons fly by!"
Niyati
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"bowing exercises quite helpful"
leah
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"I really enjoyed my lessons with Peter, he was professional and kind as I took on a new adventure in learning cello and reading music as and adult. Skype was a wonderful option since I couldn't find any local instructors. There was a delay in sound at times so we would accidentally talk over eachother or I didn't know what was being asked to play, but we worked it out ans overall I would say it's worth it and would recommend Peter."
Christi
Took Cello lessons from Peter B.
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"Instructor is very talented!"
Cindy
Took Cello lessons from Charles W.
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"She is strict but funny and kind, and she is willing to help and adjust me when I do something wrong."
Valeria Liu
Took Cello lessons from Sophie Y.
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"very patient and understanding. Thank you."
Leah
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"I have always wanted to learn cello, and I was really intimidated when I first started but Claire made it super fun and easy to understand. I started with 30 mins and I'm moving up to 45 for extra time. Highly recommend her as a teacher."
Brian
Took Cello lessons from Claire A.
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