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Lenna P.

26 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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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Lana
Lenna is AWESOME :) I really enjoy my online lessons :)
Matthew D.
Lenna educates with patience, expertise, and humor. She was fantastic at turning my overly negative self-critiques into poignant and positive learning points. She helped me help myself, and consequently my cello playing got way, way better. Thanks Lenna!
Alissa B.
I’ve had many instructors intermittently in my long life and travels. But Lenna has helped me the MOST. I’m strengthening muscles, improving muscle memory and having great fun. Lenna is helping me be super present with each sound. She is a sunbeam!

Michael P.

9 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters of the Arts in Music Education from Hunter College
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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
  • Awarded Susan and Ford Schumann Scholarship from Aspen Music Festival
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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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Naomi R.

84 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music, Performance from Ball State University
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Naomi R.

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Experienced teacher of 4 years with a specialization in beginning/intermediate cello students. Lessons will cater to the needs of each individual student with a focus on a strong technical foundation. As a teacher, I concentrate on engaging students in their learning and aspire to inspire students to discover the joys and benefits of learning music. Not only will students learn to play the cello but they will have instruction in note reading, music theory and ear training. I believe that music should be enjoyable for students and strive to make meaningful connections with my students, positively influencing their musical lives.

About Naomi

I am a performer and teacher, specializing in cello and English as a Second Language. I graduated with a bachelor and master degree in music performance (cello) from Ball State University (Indiana). While a student, I had a multitude of teaching experiences ranging from music theory, music history,

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Michaela
Really great teacher I wish our schedules worked out so I couldve stayed with her. Great insight, awesome classroom setup, and she is patient. Would recommend. I am a beginner with no prior experience
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Caleb Y.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • BM - Cello Performance from UCLA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Caleb Y.

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Hi! My teaching is inspired by my classical training, while incorporating work experiences in improvisation, jazz, and pop. I hope to help students engage with music and equip them with tools to be uniquely creative and expressive.

About Caleb

Caleb is passionate about music education and working with students of all ages and levels. He has been invited as a guest to lead improvisation workshops, including for undergraduate and graduate level cello performance students at UCLA. His teaching methods are inspired by his classical training

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G. Morris
I am 12 years old and have been playing cello for 6 years. Caleb was my instructor at the Mark O'Connor string camp. The week before our lesson, he recorded an accompaniment for a piece we would be working on, and it was great to get a head start and to be able to play with him. We worked on bluegrass practicing techniques and improvising with blues scales. It was some super cool music and thanks to Caleb, my playing is improving!
Yutae(Albert)
Being my very first cello instructor, Caleb not only taught me how to play, but gave me a desire. Usually, the first experience determines the outcome of what happens, for example, if you never enjoy an instrument, it is inevitable that you would drop it quite soon. However, Caleb found me real enthusiasm and motivation. Even though I am no longer his student, I always look forward to hearing any news about him, from a simple hello to him posting a new video of his performances. Without someone like him, I probably would have had given up cello after my first year. He is the most enjoyable and helpful instructor so far.
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Sarah O.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Cello Performance with Outside Field in Business Administration from Stetson University
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Sarah O.

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My greatest joy is making music and sharing it with others! We'll work together on creating an engaging environment and lesson plan suited to your time and needs and will approach each lesson with clear goals and the tools to get there. Music making and your technique go hand in hand, so we'll focus on building foundations and creating excellent habits to bring the life out of your music.

For any cello student looking to build and broaden their skills, I'm excited to be a part of your learning journey!

About Sarah

Sarah is a cellist and arts administrator living and working in Brooklyn, New York. As the former Program Director of A Gift For Music, she led a team of thirteen teaching artists to provide tuition-free string music education to more than 400 students annually in Central Florida. As a performing a

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Karyn K.
My teenage daughter had a shirt hiatus and wanted to get back to serious playing. Sarah to the rescue! Terrific lesson that really inspired my daughter! So happy !
Lucas
Sarah is one in a million. You'd be hard-pressed to find a teacher (or person), as dedicated to music, teaching, and their students. Sarah always comes to lessons prepared and excited to help. She knows how to get the best out of her students. Highly highly highly recommend!

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Massapequa, NY

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Massapequa 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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"Helpful, patient, excellent as usual."
Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"Lucas is a colleague of mine in The Orchestra Now, who I've known for two years. He is incredibly thoughtful and kind, and is an inspiring musician. I have witnessed him curate and present beautiful chamber recitals, perform solo with orchestra, and play brilliantly for some of the world's most esteemed cellists. If you want to learn, discover, and explore the wonderful world of the cello, Lucas is the best person!"
Emily
Took Cello lessons from Lucas B.
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"Andrew is very patient, and he always made sure to help me through any troubles. The classes were a lot of fun, and I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a Cello teacher!"
Joe
Took Cello lessons from Andrew B.
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"My son had a very positive experience studying cello with Genevieve for two years before she moved to a new city for a job opportunity. We would have loved to continue studying with her! Genevieve was very positive and encouraging to my son and really helped him improve his bowing and fingering technique. She was always very patient but pushed just enough so that my son felt challenged and proud of the continual improvement in his playing. She also was very organized and always started and ended lessons on time. We highly recommend Genevieve as a cello teacher!"
Linsey
Took Cello lessons from Genevieve T.
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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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"Very helpful and knowledgeable!"
Kelley
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Jessica is an excellent celloist!! I learned a lot in our time together which set the tone for mastering the cello! Great teacher!! John"
John
Took Cello lessons from Jessica L.
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"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!"
Daisy
Took Cello lessons from Chialing P.
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"Delightful teacher. She plays beautifully. Very knowledgeable. Love the instruction and music she has given me. I look forward to our lessons!"
Jojo
Took Cello lessons from Emily S.
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"Susanna is knowledgable and very thorough. She takes her time to insure that you are comfortable and understand the material she presents.
My previous instructor had a less traditional manner of teaching and I am very much enjoying the approach that Susanna uses."
Lisa
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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