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Isaiah P.

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New York, NY
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Master of Music from Mannes School of Music
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Isaiah P.

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Isaiah is a passionate instructor and brings his love of the cello and performance to students of all ages and backgrounds. Ensuring that each of his students receives a highly individualized learning experience, Isaiah spends a great deal of time creating unique plans of study for each pupil. He strives to make lessons engaging, fast-paced, and exciting. Isaiah has worked for several non-profit arts organizations, youth orchestras, and school systems teaching the cello, all the while maintaining a sizable private cello studio. He has taken advanced coursework in music pedagogy, teaching artistry, and Alexander Technique, incorporating modern techniques as well as practices from the rich history of cello tutelage into his teaching methods. Signing up for private lessons is both an investment and a commitment. Isaiah works hard to make this investment as worthwhile, exciting, convenient, and affordable as possible.

About Isaiah

I knew from the time I was very young that I had to be a musician. It still amazes me how young children often are when they know that music is what they want do with their lives. Teaching the cello is so exciting for me because whether or not someone chooses to be a professional musician, I know t

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Katherine
Isaiah is a wonderful cellist and teacher. He is kind, patient and knows how to get great progress while always keeping it fun. He is an exceptional musician bringing his years of experience and love of music to every lesson. He is passionate about each and every one of his students, and I could not more highly recommend him!
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Sarah O.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Cello Performance with Outside Field in Business Administration from Stetson University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Ashley M.

4 Reviews
Teaneck, NJ
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ashley M.

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As a violist and string enthusiast, my appreciation and knowledge of the cello runs fairly deep. I had studied and taught myself how to play the cello with the guidance of a professional cellist some many years ago, but I've always been eager to teach the cello to any willing student with a deep appreciation. Students can expect a curriculum catered to their needs and desires, whether they be to on the road to a professional musician or just the hobbyist and a teacher who is dedicated to their educational growth and desires.

About Ashley

I am currently a junior at Ramapo College studying music education but I am no foreigner to teaching. I have been teaching for some years now with general ages ranging between 3 to 25, in the violin, viola and cello. I have also taught music theory from a beginner's standpoint to a college sophom

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Cynthia
She cancelled 20 minutes into the lesson. Very unprofessional.
Dalia
My lesson with Ashley was wonderful. She is very patient and great at explaining things to an adult beginner like me, and clearly very passionate about violin music and teaching. She was very easy to get in touch with after I set up the lessons. Thanks!
Kathleen M.
Ashley was very helpful to me. I was floundering. I am a brand new 'musician', still learning to read music. I would still be working with her, but I had to move suddenly. She was very encouraging and I hope to be able to continue lessons again with someone in my new location.

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ANDRIAN H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Doctoral Candidate from LSU
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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ANDRIAN H.

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My goal is to help you become one with the instrument !

About ANDRIAN

Doctoral candidate in cello music performance from LSU. Member of Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra. First prize winner of the Concerto Competition from LSU.

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Daniel P.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Rock and Roll, English, Classical (Baroque/Classical/Romantic), Celtic (Irish/Scottish), Blues, Bluegrass (The High Lonesome Sound)
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Daniel P.

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If you are looking for a modern cello education look no further. Daniel has an expansive extended skillset to offer his students and can support everything from a traditional classical training to a student interested in playing the blues.

About Daniel

Daniel teaches and performs classical, jazz, gypsy swing, traditional irish music, old time fiddle, bluegrass and country, blues, and rock and roll. Instruments included but not limited to: cello, violin, guitar, mandolin, ukulele and bass. Daniel graduated in 2007 with a cello performance degre

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Kenneth M.
Daniel does a nice job explaining the lesson.
Kimberli H.
He is an amazing teacher! Very kind and I am advancing well. I highly recommend Daniel.
Sam O.
We’re very happy with how the lessons are going!
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Ashley M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Associate in Music from LaGuardia Community College
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Ashley M.

4 Reviews
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Online Cello Teacher

As a violist and string enthusiast, my appreciation and knowledge of the cello runs fairly deep. I had studied and taught myself how to play the cello with the guidance of a professional cellist some many years ago, but I've always been eager to teach the cello to any willing student with a deep appreciation. Students can expect a curriculum catered to their needs and desires, whether they be to on the road to a professional musician or just the hobbyist and a teacher who is dedicated to their educational growth and desires.

About Ashley

I am currently a junior at Ramapo College studying music education but I am no foreigner to teaching. I have been teaching for some years now with general ages ranging between 3 to 25, in the violin, viola and cello. I have also taught music theory from a beginner's standpoint to a college sophom

Recent Reviews
Cynthia
She cancelled 20 minutes into the lesson. Very unprofessional.
Dalia
My lesson with Ashley was wonderful. She is very patient and great at explaining things to an adult beginner like me, and clearly very passionate about violin music and teaching. She was very easy to get in touch with after I set up the lessons. Thanks!
Kathleen M.
Ashley was very helpful to me. I was floundering. I am a brand new 'musician', still learning to read music. I would still be working with her, but I had to move suddenly. She was very encouraging and I hope to be able to continue lessons again with someone in my new location.

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"Very patient and understanding- doesn't get mad no matter how bad I am! Great sense of humor which comes in handy. I just hope she doesn't give up on me!"
Lorna
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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"Great instructor, very patient and his focus on bow holding is very helpful for someone who has never played before."
Isabel
Took Cello lessons from Don L.
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"Mr Larson is a very experienced and talented cello teacher."
M.P.
Took Cello lessons from Don L.
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"My daughter had few lessons with Geoff, so far it seems like her skills has improved."
Daria
Took Cello lessons from Geoff B.
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"Lenna is wonderful!!! She is dedicated to her art and her warmness really reassured our family that she was the perfect match. My 8 year-old daughter been having private in home lesson over the passed year and have shown great improvement with even the most challenging piece. She has patience and can differentiate instruction to facilitate my daughter learning style, making it an adventurous.
My daughter would frequently say:"Practice Makes Prefect"
But for Lenna:"Practice Make Progress" because you are forever learning.
She is indeed a humble individual..
I highly recommend Lenna for any level of practice."
D. George
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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"My son is thrilled with YiQun's expertise, musicality, and useful tips and exercises. He was missing his orchestra and in person lessons, but with YiQun's online lessons, he is feeling is motivated to practice again!"
Aden
Took Cello lessons from YiQun X.
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"Lucas is a versatile, sensitive, and technically accomplished musician! He is a favorite collaborator of professionals, whether he is serving as Principal of the Tanglewood Orchestra, Orchestra Now, or as a member of the Symphoria cello section in Syracuse. He is an inspired, voracious, and astute musician, capable of making sense of any style or period. Anyone who works with him will benefit from his colleagial approach and his serious mastery of our artform.
Lindsay Groves
Former Principal Cellist,
Symphoria, Syracuse Symphony, Hawaii Symphony; Founder and former Music Director, Skaneateles Festival."
Lindsay
Took Cello lessons from Lucas B.
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"Excellent! Very patient."
Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"My cello lessons with Naomi are productive and fun. Naomi is such a great teacher - patient, knowledgeable, thorough - and a joy to spend time with while learning the cello. I am so pleased to have her as my instructor."
Stacey
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Lucas is among the finest teachers I've worked with. As a colleague of his at a yearly summer music festival, I've seen him teach privately and coach chamber music. The ability to communicate effectively and precisely but also passionately and positively is rare, and Lucas makes use of it always. He's an outstanding teacher on a technical, musical, intellectual, and mentor level. Can't recommend him highly enough."
Matt
Took Cello lessons from Lucas B.
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