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Geoff B.

7 Reviews
Garden City, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, some Spanish
  • Performance Diploma with completion all Master Degree Music Courses from Manhattan School of Music, DeAnza Community College
  • Awarded 4 Year Full Scholarship, Outstanding Musician Award from Manhattan School of Music, De Anza Community College
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Geoff B.

7 Reviews
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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.

Nick A.

7 Reviews
Woodside, NY
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Alexander Kouguell Award for Excellence in Cello from Aaron Copland School of Music
  • Bachelor of Music from Aaron Copland School of Music
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Nick A.

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In my lessons, my primary focus is helping students learn cello at their own pace, and developing their love and appreciation for music! Cello can be challenging, but anyone can learn with the right guidance! I have a conservatory training, and years of experience teaching people of all ages how to play. Students will learn technique, music reading, scales and arpeggios, and basic music theory in a comfortable and encouraging environment!

About Nick

I am a multi-instrumentalist from Queens, NYC, and I was the cellist/guitarist for the first national tour of the hit broadway show "Waitress". I trained as a classical cellist at the Aaron Copland School of Music, and I am a lifelong guitarist. Before starting my broadway career, I worked a

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Barbara
I so appreciated my first Lesson with Nick! We had planned to meet in person, but because of the current quarantine had to have class online - and it was wonderful! He was encouraging and clear and was able to diagnose some of my bad habits and give me ways to get past them. He also generously shared resources and repertoire. I'm much looking forward to continuing with him - just what I needed both musically and to keep my spirits up!
Anthea T.
Nick is calm, encouraging, and clear. I feel capable!
Amory &.
Great first lessons. I have 2 boys, each learning a different instrument (violin & guitar), and Nick was great with them. Looking forward to the future lessons.
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Michael P.

9 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, English
  • Masters of the Arts in Music Education from Hunter College
  • Awarded Summa Cum Laude from Hunter College
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Michael P.

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I am a New York State Certified Music Educator and Cellist. I have been teaching privately for over 10 years and currently run a Strings Orchestra program in Brooklyn for the New York City Department of Education. I love teaching and hope you consider joining my studio!

About Michael

Beginning his cello instruction at the age of 8, Michael spent the majority of his early years under the guidance of Nancy Hambleton-Torrente, current director of music for the Yorktown public school districts in Westchester county. During his undergraduate years, he attended Colgate University whe

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Melody
Great lesson. Received good feedback on technique.
Ke C.
I had a great class with Michael. He is extremely experienced in teaching and he has a very focused teaching strategy. Definitely take his class if you are interested in cello.
Yemi A.
I have been taking lessons with Michael for over a year now. I've taken lessons before with other instructors (though not in cello). Michael is one of the best instructors that I have ever had. He instructs and challenges you to get better, while at the same time being patient with your development. It has been a pleasure being a student of Michael.

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Molly R.

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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Performance from Arizona State University
  • Teaches students 4 to 85
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Molly R.

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Do you want to learn how to play the cello? Did you play the cello back in grade school and want to pick it up again? Ready to start your child in music lessons? I’m here to help! I have been teaching professionally for over 8 years now. I currently teach at the Merit School of Music in Chicago, in addition to teaching my own private cello students. All ages and levels welcome! I have experience teaching a range of ages from 4 years old to adults, and complete beginners to advance. I earned both my Bachelor and Masters degree in Cello Performance and have both teaching and performing experience.

About Molly

Hello! My name is Molly. I’m a native of Tucson, AZ and began playing the cello at age 10. Growing up in a family full of musicians, I developed love for music at an early age. I currently live in Chicago, IL and am an active teacher and performer in the area. I earned my Bachelor of Music degree i

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Lucas B.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance from Rice University
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Lucas B.

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Everyone comes to the cello for something different. It is my biggest goal as a teacher to shape a course of study that fits each student's interests and aspirations with the instrument. I have experience in a broad variety of teaching: beginner students of all ages, students exploring a hobby, and young advanced students aspiring to careers in music.

About Lucas

Lucas teaches and performs in the Hudson Valley in upstate New York. He teaches advanced high school students as assistant faculty at Stringwood Chamber Music Festival in Minnesota and has previously taught students of all ages at Eastman Community Music School in Rochester, NY. Lucas is current

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Autumn C
Lucas is a highly trained and highly gifted cellist and teacher. As someone who has taught alongside him, I can say first hand that he has an incredible ability to connect with students and inspire them to do their best. His love of music is infectious, and he is constantly coming up with new ideas to help his students understand difficult concepts. I cannot recommend Lucas enough as a teacher, cellist and person!
Patricia Ryan, cellist (Artaria String Quartet)
Lucas is a very patient, kind-hearted mentor to all his students. As part of the Stringwood Chamber Music Festival Assistant Faculty, Lucas has experience teaching a wide age and experience range of cellists and chamber groups, from early middle school to collegiate level. Lucas is able to thoroughly address complex musical and technical issues in a nurturing, understanding environment. It has been a privilege to witness Lucas' passion for music engage and excite the students to dive deeper into the repertoire and ignite their motivation to challenge themselves to the next level of musicianship. I highly recommend Lucas as your next cello and chamber music teacher.
Matt
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.

Dustin N.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Magna Cum Laude Honors from Belmont University
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Dustin N.

28 Reviews
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I teach through a traditional style where learning notation is paramount. Proper technique and finger placement will propel us into playing classical pieces and studies.

About Dustin

I hold music degrees from both Belmont and McKendree University. I've been teaching private lessons when I graduated high school and loved it. I decided to make teaching my career, I currently teach at Spring Woods Middle School teaching orchestra.

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Isaiah N.
Dustin was very patient and kind to my son. He was very pleased about his first lesson and said it’s a great fit.
Audra
Excellent instructor. I am a complete beginner, but felt very comfortable and am excited to learn more.
Joshua
I Actually understood an instructor for once, I did learn on the first day . Dustin explains to wear you can understand and I'm certain I'll learn from him.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Valley Stream, NY

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Valley Stream is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $140 per hour.
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"Excellent teacher. Knowledgeable and helpful."
Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"Aaron is a great cello teacher who creatively engages his students in learning. As a performer, he inspired me to play the cello. As an instructor, he plans lessons ahead, but is flexible according to the students' progress. I had two years of lessons with him and he taught me not only to play the cello, but how to work and practice effectively with others in the orchestra."
Shirley W
Took Cello lessons from Aaron F.
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Missy
Took Cello lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Stephen Moran has been teaching my daughter (10y/o) for the past year. She enjoys the lessons with him so far, and her orchestra teacher has been praising her progress.
I was at first skeptical about online lessons, and it took some getting used to. But Mr. Moran was very helpful and patient with setting things up, and now it's working just fine. It has been honestly a blessing not having to drive her to lessons every week with our busy schedules."
John
Took Cello lessons from Stephen M.
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"Super helpful as always. Great technique advice."
James
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Chris is very friendly teacher. My son enjoys the lesson w/him."
Ethan
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"My son had a very good experience; we had some technical issues in the beginning and Nicholas was very patient and stayed on with us to ensure that my son didn’t miss out on the class. I would definitely recommend Nicholas to my friends and on my local neighborhood Facebook page thankyou!"
Neel
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Anna is an extremely talented cellist. She plays with virtuosic technique, and she has great musical instincts. She has experience working with students from many backgrounds. She is patient, flexible, and energetic, and though I know her in a professional context, from what I've heard these traits certainly carry over into her teaching."
Aaron
Took Cello lessons from Anna S.
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"Chris's style of teaching and breadth of musical styles and genre was a breath of fresh air. After 4 years of strictly classical Suzuki method, it was time to try something new to keep my 12 year old daughter interested. She and Chris are currently transposing a Queen song so my daughter can play it on cello. Chris's teaching style is laid back and the lessons are largely directed by the student's interests, which is just what was needed in our case."
Beth & Syd
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Claire was awesome! This was my first cello lesson and she was enthusiastic, patient, and encouraging all at the same time. She shared some good tips and taught me a lot today!"
Sharon
Took Cello lessons from Claire S.
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