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Thomas V.

43 Reviews
Wantagh, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Associates Degree, Music Performance from Nassau Community College
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Thomas V.

43 Reviews
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All Styles, All Levels! Emphasis on drawing a good tone, and efficient technique to allow for greater ease in playing!

About Thomas

Currently Thomas is an Orchestra Director in Merrick Public Schools, and has previous experience as a Music Teacher in New York City. Thomas has vast experience as a professional performer and has played with countless acts across many different Genres of music. Thomas is an experienced priv

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Dominick V.
Tom has been a great guitar teacher for my 7 year old. I was nervous my son was too young to start but Tom has been great easing him into it and my son is genuinely excited for each lesson. 5 stars!
Marc D.
Tom was great! Personable and knowledgeable would definitely recommend
Carole K.
I took my first piano lesson with Thomas. He's a fabulous teacher. He explains everything clearly and I felt very happy with what I had learned. He made me feel proud of my accomplishment!!
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Owen L.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $34
  • BA from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Camila
Great, passionate, dedicated, funny and talented teacher!
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Eliana Y.

New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eliana Y.

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Experienced cello teacher - all ages welcome! We can focus on whatever you need most and find ways to tackle your greatest challenges together. Whether cello is a side habit or an area of focus for you, we'll find ways to make practicing and learning fun.

About Eliana

I have been teaching since I was in middle school and have worked with all ages and levels. I am currently finishing my degree at the Juilliard School, where I've studied for the last six years. I've performed all around the world and have collaborated with numerous acclaimed musicians - my passion

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Najette A.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 80; Female: 4 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Najette A.

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Experienced teacher of 15 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate cello students! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Classical, pop, improv, we can do it all together! Let's get started!

About Najette

Najette Abouelhadi’s most recent season included orchestral and chamber music performances as a fellow with the Chicago Sinfonietta, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, and as the 2021 Artist-in-Residence at the Cliff Dwellers Club. Najette Abouelhadi finds herself with a varied season. She can be heard p

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Zakary R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2021
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Zakary R.

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I have performed on the Cello for over 15+ years. I began playing in my elementary school’s orchestra and from that point I have performed in amazing venues from the Shield Museum in Chicago to a symphony performance with the Washburn University Symphony Orchestra at White Concert Hall in Topeka, Kansas, with countless other in between.

I am entering into secondary education for Cello performance and have been privately trained by Steven Elisha, former Cello Performance professor at Washburn University. In addition to my private training, I participated in audition based orchestral groups all through high school. I have performed pieces ranging in musical composition from modern movie compositions by John Williams to technical pieces by Schubert and Bach.

About Zakary

Hi there! My name is Zakary! I am currently residing in Portland, OR, about to start my schooling for Cello Performance. I have played for over 15 years and have experienced and learned so many fun things over the years, I would love to share them with you! My curriculum primarily focuses on beg

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Claire A.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks English, French
  • Masters in Music - Cello Performance from Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Claire A.

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Let's get you playing the music you've been hearing in your head. Each week, you'll get a personalized practice guide tailored to your goals. I love playing and teaching the cello, and I cant wait to share that passion with you.

My teaching style is as slow as you need, as fast as you can go. Technique should always serve the music, so we'll focus on creating art and telling the story that you want to tell. I'll work with you to create a personalized study plan that is engaging, positive, and progress-oriented.

Lessons are open to anyone, even if you don’t have a cello yet! I have worked with everyone from beginning students learning the basics of holding the bow to advanced players & colleagues looking for a discerning ear.

I generally recommend 45 minutes for beginners, but there's no time limit; I love to dive into details and can work as long as you can!

This year, I founded my teaching studio HelloCello, and I'm so excited to

About Claire

Claire is a professional musician based in NYC. She performs regularly with the Sarasota Orchestra and the Sarasota New Music Ensemble. She toured the United States with the Weimar Staatskapelle, and has spent many summers performing in the Aspen Music Festival. She frequently collaborates with pree

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Kate
My experience taking cello lessons from Claire was such a positive one! I decided to learn cello as an adult, with no prior knowledge at all. Claire helped me familiarize myself with the instrument, explained how to care for it, taught posture, technique, etc., all through virtual lessons. She is Very personable, patient, and knowledgable. I highly recommend taking lessons from her!
Dr. Jason Christensen
Claire has contagious optimism with an amazing attention to detail. Can’t wait for many more.
Shealyn
Claire. Is. Amazing!!!!!! She is encouraging, lets me go at my own pace and she is so much fun to work with! I’ve wanted to play cello my whole life and she’s helping me make a dream come true. Stop scrolling now and take lessons with Claire!!!

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"Very patient and encouraging. Good use of imagery to help me achieve and remember correct positions."
Karen
Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"Megan was perfect! Kind, informative, helpful, comfortable, warm and genuine with great energy. She made my first lesson a breeze, accessible and inspiring. Can’t wait for my next one!"
Blake
Took Cello lessons from Megan C.
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"Wonderful cello teacher!

Ms. Greenly is absolutely a wonderful cello instructer. She is experienced, encouraging,and patient. She knows exactly what my son needs to work on. I really like how she encouges nicely to work on detailes in phrases, pitches, etc..her friendly and patient approaching always works! Thank to Ms. Greenly, my son has made it to the top chamber orchestra in middle school this fall. It is not easy to find a great teacher but we feel we are the lucky ones."
Charles
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Jonathan teaches my daughter and she has enjoyed her first set of lessons from him so far. She is in orchestra at her Middle School so the summer lessons have helped her improve her technique and when I listen to her practice I have noticed improvement in the sound. Scheduling was easy and he is flexible. It has been a great experience thus far."
Shontell
Took Cello lessons from Jonathan T.
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"Claire was incredibly patient and is a fantastic teacher!"
Samantha
Took Cello lessons from Claire A.
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"Awesome! Started out with just the kids and now I'm taking lessons!"
Sharon
Took Cello lessons from Dustin N.
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"I cannot recommend lessons with Victor more highly! I am a new adult learner, and Victor had all the patience and encouragement in the world for me. He was flexible with my ever-changing work hours, and never showed a hint of frustration or impatience. He is knowledgable, easy to get along with, and a wonderful instructor! Highly, highly recommend!"
Zachary
Took Cello lessons from Victor M.
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"Pecos has been an exceptional instructor for my 15-year-old son with diverse music tastes and who is progressing to intermediate-level cello. Pecos’ instruction is insightful and attentive to the individual student, and my son feels the lessons are valuable and effective. We also appreciate receiving a followup report after each lesson outlining new techniques and practice goals for the next week, a huge improvement to the interpretive “mom notes” my children have had to rely on in past years of string instruction."
Porter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"Chris is easy to talk to and does a great job explaining techniques and practical approaches to playing. Looking forward to many more lessons."
Kristopher
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"She’s a very patient, encouraging teacher and I’ve had a great experience learning from her!"
Ishita
Took Cello lessons from Quinn L.
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