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Melissa M.

8 Reviews
Pittsford, NY
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2009
  • 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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Kristin B.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Provost Scholaship from Western Michigan University
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Kristin B.

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Together we will learn the beginning essentials to playing the cello and reading cello music. I focus on good technique from the beginning so a student should expect to spend a good amount of time in lessons on technique exercises and posture checks. We will also learn music based on the student's experience.

About Kristin

I am a classically trained violist and string instrument enthusiast, born and raised in the Chicagoland area. I attended and graduated from Western Michigan University with a BM in music performance and have since worked as a music teacher in San Diego. I am the strings director at Double Peak Scho

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Jack
Kristin was very professional and on the music! I had a great initial experience and will be taking lessons from her in the future. Thank you!
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Yuliya K.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Yuliya K.

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I have been teaching cello for 6 years and have recently earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree. I have experience with both young and adult students alike and can confidently tailor my teaching to the needs of my students. Keeping the instrument and music an important part of the student's life is important to me and I always try and look for ways to keep them engaged with music personally, as well.

About Yuliya

I am a professional cello teacher and performer, having worked for an esteemed music school in the central Michigan area and playing for a number of years for Michigan Opera Theatre. I recently earned my Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Michigan State University and am expanding my studio of priv

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June
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.
Abigail Jones
Yuliya is an excellent cello teacher! She has been teaching me for 3 years now and I was a beginner at the age of 15. She is very patient and kind! She encourages me to strive to practice to play the best that I can! I have enjoyed taking lessons with Yuliya!!
Crystal
Ms. Yuliya is an excellent instructor. My daughter enjoys her lessons and is eager to receive them each week. It quickly became apparent that Ms. Yuliya is a highly qualified professional and relates very well to my teenage daughter. Highly recommend her lessons!

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Corey A.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • BM in Cello Performance from Portland State University
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Corey A.

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Hello to each of you! My name is Corey, and I have been teaching cello for 31 years. Like many of you I've been locked up in my home because of Covid19. What fun! Not really... but I have been enjoying teaching 24 of my current private students. Additionally, I have been teaching music at a Waldorf School in Portland Oregon for 22 years. My work at the school has decreased because of the crisis and now I've been moved to 1/2 time. I'm so excited to expand my teaching studio, and have the opportunity to meet you. I teach beginning through advanced students. My degree is BM in cello performance from Portland State University 1993, and I have studied (and/or had master classes) with Stephanie McDougal, Hamilton Cheifetz, Yo Yo Ma, Hans Jurgen Jensen, and Carter Brey. I attended Tanglewood Institute in 1987, and Congress of Strings in 1988 both on a full scholarship. My lessons are both fun, educational, and I work diligently toward teaching great technique in both the right and left ...

About Corey

For over 30 years it’s been an honor to serve students learning to play a stringed instrument. Teaching is a passion for me. My primary instrument is cello, and secondary instruments are violin, and bass. I’ve been lucky to have studied cello with Hamilton Cheifetz, Stephanie McDougal, Yo Yo Ma, H

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Monica
Corey has been an amazing teacher for both of my sons! His talent with the instruments, his ability to share facts and make it interesting, and his intuition about what is effective for teaching young kids make the experience really wonderful for our whole family. He has been flexible in scheduling lessons. He is kind and patient with the boys. They look forward to their lessons every week and that is a great victory even if daily practice is challenging. Both boys have shown great improvement in their skills!
Forrest
Corey is the single biggest reason I stuck with music and was eventually accepted to several notable music conservatories including the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University and Oberlin Conservatory. I began studying with Corey at the age of 9, and he made the entire learning process exciting and engaging. His enthusiasm for music is contagious for students at all levels, and his expertise in guiding his pupils through the extremely complex process of learning a stringed instrument is unparalleled. Corey brings decades of pedagogical and professional experience to each lesson, and is always eager to impart this wisdom on his students. I cannot recommend Corey enough, for students at any level he is the best teacher you will be able to find!
Jenny
Our daughter studied violin with Corey for six years. She loved learning from him. I think Corey has a wonderful ability to nurture the love of making music. His teaching style is kind and patient. And he makes it fun. I would highly recommend him!

Timothy G.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • cello performance from University of Southern Maine
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 6 and up
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Timothy G.

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I've taught all ages and ability levels for nearly 20 years now. Lessons are tailor made for the student's needs and goals. I really love teaching and meeting new people. It is such a joy to be able to enjoy what you do every day for work. Whether you're absolutely new or an advanced player, I can help you. I've do classical and non-classical playing, too! Let me know your goals and let's get started! 8-)

About Timothy

Cellist Timothy Garrett studied at The New England Conservatory Preparatory Program, The University of Southern Maine School of Music & The Bowdoin International Music Festival. His Instructors have included William Rounds, Nathan Stutch, Tsuyoshi Tsutumi, Peter Howard, Andre Emelianoff, Nicholas J

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Brenna
Tim is an excellent teacher. Always looked forward to taking my kid there. Let's you work at your own pace while still remaining structure and a little bit of laughter too! Just wonderful all around! You will not be disappointed to receive lessons from someone with so much talent and passion!
Abi
Tim is a wonderful teacher. My son has been playing since he age 8. Tim is conscientious and thorough; exactly what is needed to lay a strong foundation.
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Diane G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Diane G.

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I love teaching cello and have taught for over 30 years. I teach all levels including beginner, intermediate and advanced. I will help you become a great cellist.

About Diane

I have taught orchestra for the past 30 years and have taught all ability levels: beginners to advanced students. I received my Doctorate in Musical Arts from Boston University. As a teacher, my goal is to be a facilitator of learning and a mediator of discourse rather than simply telling students

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Shortsville, NY

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Shortsville 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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"Eric is a very accepting and understanding teacher, as well as being musically wide-ranging. As I am an older student with physical problems, I look forward to his lessons as a way of learning outside the box. Five stars!"
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Took Cello lessons from Eric W.
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"Great teacher, took time to make sure I was doing everything very well before I left my first lesson."
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Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"My 13 year old daughter said "She loved her" totally different as her Cello teacher in middle school, she said."
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Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"My daughter has been taking lessons with Ms. Yu for over 2 years now. She is kind, friendly and patient with students. Thanks to Ms. Yu, my daughter's is able to learn and play music that she loves!"
April
Took Cello lessons from Sophie Y.
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"Don is very patient, gentle and caring teacher. My son enjoys the cello lessons . Great cello instructor!"
Jing
Took Cello lessons from Don L.
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"Super helpful, and really patient."
Noah
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"First lesson went great. Brenda started me with the basics and was very patient. Answered all my questions. I feel that I will be off to a good start with Brenda guiding me. PS I’m 53 years old, brand new to cello. I’ve always dreamed of playing.
I used to play French Horn 40 years ago. Bass clef is all new to me."
Ruth Ann
Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"After only two sessions I am so glad to have found Jessica. She is patient, observant, helpful and so encouraging. I was unsure how online cello lessons would work but this is the ideal format for me. Jessica is able to observe form and offer gentle suggestions how as well as instruction on sound. I wish I was able to take the lessons in person with Jessica because there are a couple limitations to Skype (such as a slight lag and inability to have seamless dialogue or duets) but Jessica obviously knows how to deal with these technical problems. I highly recommend Jessica and am sure that with her help even an old, slow returning cellist will soon be enjoying playing complex music. Finally, Jessica has been very flexible with my crazy schedule lately. An awesome person and great instructor."
Mike
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"I met Genevieve after listening to her amazing group, ATLYS, preform with the Holland Americas Cruise Line. I approached her and told her what an inspiration she was to me and found how genuinely kind and willing to help she was. After our vacation, I was able to continue emailing her. She gave the best advice, preparing me for concerts, recommending music, and even helping me with technique from a thousand miles away! Genevieve truly made me feel comfortable and inspired me to pursue cello further."
Sophia
Took Cello lessons from Genevieve T.
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"Super professional, helpful, and flexible to what I know and would like to focus on. Chris is great!"
Ashton
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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