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Melissa M.

8 Reviews
Pittsford, NY
Starting at $30
  • Master of Music in Music Education from Boston University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Melissa M.

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I have been a string teacher and performer for over 11 years and love working with students of all ages! My main instrument is violin, but I also have lots of experience with cello. Each lesson will be tailored to your learning style and music interests.

About Melissa

I am a professional string teacher and violin performer. Having graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Bob Jones University and a Master of Music in Music Education from Boston University, I have taught for 10 years as an orchestra director in the New York public school system

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Juliet
My daughter came home unable to contain her excitement. She wanted to show me everything she learned. I love seeing that passion for music in my children.
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Melissa is a wonderful music teacher! She teaches our three kids ages 5, 8 and 13 on three different instruments in our home. She is very patient and flexible. SO happy to have her!

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Catherine W.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, mandarin
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Catherine W.

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I only teach beginner and intermediate cello.

About Catherine

Catherine is a performer, teacher, and arranger. She has performed in world class venues such as Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Kosciuszko Foundation, as well as the Museum of Natural History, and she has performed with over thirty different chamber ensembles, including the Ameri

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Charlie B.
Catherine has been a terrific violin instructor for both my 14 year old daughter and 13 year old son. She is very passionate and methodical in keeping them motivated and engaged in learning the violin. She has been great and the kids love her as a teacher. I highly recommend Catherine for anyone considering an online violin teacher for their teenage kids.

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Amy O.
My daughter has resumed her violin playing now that she has lessons with Catherine. She had stopped for a year, and after a few lessons her tone started to sound just like it was when she left off. She improves with each virtual lesson, but most importantly she really enjoys them. I also appreciate that we can schedule lessons
at intervals other than weekly. Thank you, Catherine!
Sophia D.
Great with children very understanding knows a lot of information willing to help you succeed in success! Would recommend to anyone.
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Roy B.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Roy B.

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Aloha! I'm Mr. B, a former public school orchestra teacher turned mailman. In 2018 my family had the wonderful opportunity to relocate to the island of Maui where I took a position as a letter carrier with USPS. Now that I'm settled, I'm excited to get back to teaching cello. I have 4 years of public school instruction teaching 5th-12th grade orchestra and 7 years of private instruction on cello. I have played cello for the University of Evansville, the University of Findlay, the University of Southern Indiana, Heidelberg University, The Firelands Symphony, The Bowling Green Symphony, and the Croswell Opera House. I have a relaxed, realistic teaching style that is student-centered and rooted in Suzuki's Every Child Can philosophy. I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education, Cum Laude, from Eastern Michigan University and have completed training on Suzuki Cello Books 1 & 2.

About Roy

My name is Roy, I am a cellist and former public school music teacher from the mainland. I earned my Bachelor’s of Music Education, Cum Laude, from Eastern Michigan University in 2014. Following graduation, I taught 5th-12th grade orchestra in Evansville, Indiana for four years. While teaching i

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Peter B.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Serbian, Russian, English
  • Bachelor's degree in Piano, Music Theory and Pedagogy (Music Education) from University Cyril and Methodius, Macedonia
  • Awarded Certificate of Excellence from Bridgeport Board of Education
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Peter B.

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Beginner cello instruction based on custom curriculum. Usually after 2-3 hours of active instructions, most students are able to play simple melodies.

About Peter

I am Classically trained, energetic, experienced and creative music teacher with a proven ability to get the very best out of pupils; experienced in identifying the appropriate resources necessary for a subject matter and ensuring that they are used efficiently and effectively. Most of my students

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Kim
Peter has not only honed my daughter's previous skills, but introduced techniques and music theory that was completely new to her. Peter has sought out music that will challenge and interest my daughter specifically. We've been very pleased.
Brian
Peter is an extremely patient and knowledgeable teacher; it has been a privilege studying the piano and cello with him for the past 2 months. In that brief time, I have completed 16 of the 17 pieces in the first Suzuki book for cello! I have also enjoyed the piano exercises and repertoire he has assigned, which are technical but melodious. He has a great understanding of theory and technique; he is very personable and encouraging; and he was flexible and accommodating about the times and modes (in person and online) for my lessons. I recommend him wholeheartedly to other adult beginners like me and am grateful to be under his tutelage.
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Peter is exceptional. His instruction is simple, straightforward and progressive
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Laura K.

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  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Laura K.

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My goals for my cello and piano students include the development of effective technique and musicality, as well as focusing on the profound beauty that humans can create and celebrate. Growth, both musical and personal, happens within a positive learning environment and with constructive feedback, in small moments and in large, and with successes and failures. Effective music education happens in an environment of mutual respect and connection. While it goes without saying that learning an instrument should be enjoyable, it is also hard work that is immensely rewarding. To learn anything is to be vulnerable and open to criticism, feedback, and new ideas. This can only happen in a space where feedback is honest, kind, and engaged. Physically healthy playing technique is imperative to the improvement of one’s playing, as well as continuing to play for a long time without damage to the body. It is my mission to help my students develop and maintain healthy habits so they avoid long-term ...

About Laura

Hi there! I studied B.S. Music Education and B.A. Music Performance at Kutztown, studying cello with Dr. Marie-Aline Cadieux. I also served as the Vice President of the Kutztown University Chamber Players from 2019-2021 and as the Vice President of the KU Orchestra from 2018-2020. I performed with

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Elisa B.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Finnish, English
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Elisa B.

23 Reviews
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Private lessons for beginning and intermediate cello by experienced string teacher. Also couching school orchestra cello students reading music, understanding rhythms, developing more advanced technique and beautiful tone.

About Elisa

Violin Teacher's Certificate - Sibelius Academy, Finland Suzuki Teacher Training - Marylhurst University, OR Classical and Suzuki options - starting Suzuki students as early as 3 yrs old. Teaching Suzuki Books 1-11. Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels I am using classical method books

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Jeffery M.
This weeks practice was very helpful and encouraging I cannot wait to do the spring recital !
Jeffery M.
Hi this is Lia and I really enjoy taking lessons from Elisa with my grandpa and there's lots of fun activities to do a long the way! So I and my grandpa totally reccomend
-Lia
Jeffery M.
Elisa is a great teacher I would reccomend! -Lia N.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Rochester, NY

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Rochester is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $167 per hour.
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"Lenna is the kind of musician and teacher you will never forget. I had the privilege of working with her in college, and she's always been one of my very favorite collaborators!"
Jordan
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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"Goes the extra mile, and helps with all your weaknesses! Looking forward to my next lesson!"
Jose
Took Cello lessons from Mark L.
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"Angela is a wonderful music teacher. I love her! She is very knowledgeable and patient, and always makes me believe I can do it. I would recommend her to anyone young or older. I am an adult beginner on the cello and I am enjoying learning very much."
Jeanne
Took Cello lessons from Angela C.
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"She is super great and has a sense of humor but still gets stuff done. No HW overloads and she is very willing to go over outside piecies(Shool Music for example). Totaly 5 stars for a reason."
Familia
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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"We didn’t have a cello teacher in our small town so we decided to try taking online lessons. Jessica took my daughter through Suzuki books 1-6. She was very personable and very focused. She kept my daughter motivated and even allowed performance opportunities (Skyping into recitals). We have since moved to a bigger city and my daughter takes live lessons. Her new teacher (who has a doctorate in cello performance) was very impressed with my daughter’s technique. Thanks Jessica for giving my daughter a great musical foundation!"
Rita
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"He has a lot of patience for first timers.. I really appreciate it, thank you, as always!"
Dawnwea
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"My son has been taking lessons from her several months now. He has been enjoying the lessons with her and improved a lot. Yuliya is an excellent teacher who really cares about the students."
June
Took Cello lessons from Yuliya K.
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"Very patient in explaining the mechanics of the cello to an adult learner. Is very knowledgeable and look forward to continuing to take lessons with him."
Evelyn
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Sophie has a unique approach to teaching music. She tailors the sessions to my interests and always encourages me to push for my ability. I would recommend Sophie to anyone who wants to learn cello regardless of age or skill level."
Justin
Took Cello lessons from Sophie Y.
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"Laura is a great cello teacher! She is experienced, knowledgable, and has an amazing positive energy in our lessons. Her expectations are high yet realistic, and I very much enjoying learning the cello with her. I highly recommend Laura as a teacher!"
Amy
Took Cello lessons from Laura C.
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