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Peter B.

27 Reviews
Trumbull, CT
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Serbian, Russian
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1988
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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

*Please note: Due to Covid 19 outbreak, I have suspended all in studio or in home lessons. I accept online students of all ages and for all instruments I teach. Timings are very flexible.* I teach Classically trained, energetic, experienced and creative music teacher with a proven ability t

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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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Luther B.

40 Reviews
Bridgeport, CT
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Father of the Year from New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
  • 3 years program Voice and Jazz Studies from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, Ohio Music Major
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Luther B.

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The student will be instructed on the basics of proper playing techniques, music theory, and musicianship. They will learn to read music and also play by ear which will make them a well rounded player.

About Luther A.

Luther unique talents as educator, instrumentalist, conductor, vocal coach, cinematographer, composer and arranger make him a sought-after teacher. Currently, Luther is working with the Bridgeport Board of Education at Roosevelt Elementary School for President Obama's Arts and Humanities Turn-Arou

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Brian Gee
I can't say enough good things about Mr. Blackwell. He is an incredible teacher that gives you what you need at your level. If you are looking for a knowledgeable and patient instructor, Mr. Blackwell is for you! Going on 3 years and I am looking forward to the next 3 years.
Roy
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Grant
Luther is an excellent and patient teacher. I’ve been playing guitar for nearly a decade, but have been self-taught and always neglected working on the fundamentals. With extra time on my hands during the COVID-19 pandemic, I decided to try online guitar lessons. Luther took me back to square one and has made sure I get everything perfect before moving on. It’s making me a much more consistent and disciplined guitarist, and I’m learning to read music for the first time. I wasn’t sure how useful remote guitar lessons would be before I started, but was pleased to discover that Luther makes it an excellent way to learn.
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Rhody A.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Russian, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Russian Language and International Relations from Florida State University
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Rhody A.

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Hi Everybody! My name is Rhody, my pronouns are he/him/his, and I’m just the person you’re looking for. I have 22 years of cello-playing under my belt, and I have been teaching to kids, tweens, teens, and adults since 2012! I’m incredibly patient, an avid encourager, and I LOVE helping others discover their own latent gift of music within them. I specialize in beginner and intermediate cello.

If you’re looking to learn a new skill, or if you know the cello already and would like a refresher, get in touch with me! All of our lessons will follow a customized plan that meets your specific needs. You'll be learning everything from correct posture to fundamental theory, and we'll even throw in some pop songs if you like!

About Rhody

Having spent the last decade traveling the world and then going cross country in the U.S., I have seen many beautiful things that tint my life a pretty shade. My music is a facsimile of the world I experience around me, and I am heavily influenced by it's beauty. My goal is to get the beauty YO

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Brandon
Rhody is a fantastic teacher who excels in making you feel listened to and has the patience and understanding to best enable you to grow.
Nikita
When I picked up guitar again for the first time in a decade, I wasn’t sure I would be up to the challenge. But every step of the way, Rhody has been communicative, patient, and a hoot to work with!
From walking me through music theory fundamentals (sometimes over and over), to helping me understand tempo, Rhody has helped me gain confidence in myself as a musician!
I can’t recommend him as a teacher enough.
Courtney
I had picked up the cello last August with absolutely 0 experience with strings. I had one other teacher when I first began and unfortunately needed to take a break due to financials.

Fast forward to this year and I had quite accidentally found Rhody's information but I am so glad that I did!

He is a fun, patient and knowledgeable teacher. He explains things in a very simplistic way and makes sure you're both on the same page. He understands that life gets in the way of practice sometimes but kindly pushes you to keep trying and keep practicing (that IS the only way we'll get better, y'all).

Since I've started practicing and learning through Rhody, I feel like I actually understand how the music is ought to be played...and that's a sure step in the direction of truly understanding such a beautiful instrument.

I could go on but I'll leave it with this: please go through Rhody! You won't find a better teacher!

Meet Online Cello Teachers Serving Stony Brook, NY

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Geoff B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, some Spanish
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches students 8 to 70
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Geoff B.

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Hi, My name is Geoff and I' m here to teach you the Cello. I offer Technical studies, Solo pieces, NYSSMA, Scales and Arpeggios, Bow Technique, Symphony Repertoire, School Orchestra and other ensemble work and Reading skills. My students do great at NYSSMA, All County as well as LI String Festival. What I teach you, you' ll take with you for ever. Let' s get playing!

About Geoff

Hi, my name is Geoff and I play Double Bass, Bass Guitar, Cello and Piano. I played full time in a Symphony orchestra for 20 yrs., began playing Piano in 1963, Bass Guitar 1970, Double Bass 1977 and Cello 1982. I prescribe lessons complete with Solo, Ensemble, and Technical Playing and Reading Skil

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terri
Patient and Kind. Explains theory well!
Daria S.
My daughter had few lessons with Geoff, so far it seems like her skills has improved.
Kelly
Geoff is a very well rounded teacher with much experience in all areas of his feild. He is great at explaining exactly what he means, and exactly what you as a player must do to create the sound he is looking for. He is not only a phenominal musician, but also an outstanding teacher, who pushes his stufents to do better.

Marcelo Z.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks ENGLISH, SPANISH, FRENCH, ITALIAN, PORTUGUESE
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Marcelo Z.

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I have taught cello for many years to different ages, needs, and goals in music, from enjoying music to prepare auditions and a professional career. I enjoy sharing my passion for cello playing. In addition to my teaching in private studio, public and private schools, colleges and universities, I’m a concert cellist with experience performing as soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player, I empathize with students problems to solve and the art of interpretation, living music to the highest levels , I was taught by great artists.

About Marcelo

I always loved teaching cello, music theory or composition. I have the experience as a professional cellist as soloist, chamber musician and performing in an orchestra. But since I started to teach very young I know how to address student's needs, approaches to achieve their goals, whether is to

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Vivi
His lessons made learning cello fun, easy and manageable. It was always at my convenience and easy to schedule. Additionally, Marcelo is a very talented musician himself and his lessons reflected that.
Richard
A very engaging and innovative Virtuosi with excellent awareness and an intuitive approach with his prodigies
RandyJWiserMusicInc
Marcelo is a rare gem in music. His masterful technique, and performance is highly sought after. Marcelo’s love for music and cello will empower anyone who, will share his energy, and passion for the true implementation of soul through music.

Rene T.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rene T.

42 Reviews
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Introduction to cello and bow technique

About Rene

Knowing at the age of 5 that music was my life, by being brought up surrounded by praise music and gospel, my early exposure to music helped me to find every Instrument and style just my thing! I wanted to play everything and learn all aspects of music. I started with singing in the children's choi

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Jourdan
A great mentor.
Poorva P.
Best Piano Teacher I have ever had in my life!

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Stony Brook, NY

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Stony Brook is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $105 per hour.
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$42 average
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$56 average
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"Great understanding and explaining about music and music history. Excellent skills and passion and patience!"
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Took Cello lessons from Meixu L.
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"My son had his first lesson with Chialing today, and he learned a lot from her. She was very detailed in teaching and was very precise when correcting mistakes. She went through what my son needed to work on quickly yet completely. He looks forward to his next lesson with her."
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Took Cello lessons from Chialing P.
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"Ms Ellie helped my daughter achieve “Most Improved” in her school orchestra. She taught her how to practice as well as how to play."
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Took Cello lessons from Ellie H.
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"Excellent teacher. Knowledgeable and helpful."
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Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"I appreciated Robert's clear laying out of discussion for expectations, goals, strategies etc. for lessons. He went out of the way to make me feel comfortable and was very attentive to the lesson."
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Took Cello lessons from Robert M.
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"Robert is great. Professional, knowledgeable, and puts the student at ease. Tailors the lesson to the student's individual needs. Robert is flexible as well when life happens and you need to reschedule."
George
Took Cello lessons from Robert M.
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"Oshagan is an Amazing instructor, patient, and makes my child feel rewarded with his accolades!"
Yesenia
Took Cello lessons from Oshagan M.
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"My daughter took private lessons with Andrew for 3 years and he is absolutely fantastic! He is patient and really knows how to teach cello technique and musicality. He is brilliant and I highly recommend him. I am really sorry that he moved away to play with an orchestra in another state, but good for him. We miss him! He was awesome!"
Traci
Took Cello lessons from Andrew B.
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"He is a great instructor. He explains everything from the basic. I will continue my lessons."
David
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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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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