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Kristen D.

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Starting at $45
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  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kristen D.

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I'm a cellist and educator who has taught students of all ages and abilities. I strive to enable my students to find their own style and voice on the instrument. During the past six years my students have applied their skills in orchestras, recitals, and bands. My lesson plans include technical development, various repertoire including Suzuki, and exploration of personal musical interests and songwriting. Cello is my passion and I want to share that with you!

About Kristen

Kristen is an accomplished cellist and music educator who has been teaching private lessons since 2009. She has helped her students develop technique, confidence in playing, note reading, orchestral and improvisational skills. Kristen received her training at the Boston Conservatory, earning a

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October 20, 2018
JoAnn
Kristen is super friendly, easy to understand, and really makes the most of the time you have together!
May 31, 2018
Jacqueline S.
Kristen is an excellent teacher. She is extremely intuitive about her students needs and tailors the lesson to the students skill level. I look forward to the next lesson.
April 16, 2016
Rachel G.
Kristen is absolutely fantastic. Our teen was a first time cello player and she learned an immense amount and was completely inspired by Kristen.
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Paul W.

(23)
Cello
Starting at $45
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  • Speaks Dutch, English
  • Teaching since 1987
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Paul W.

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About Paul

Professional musician, engineer, producer, music educator with a lot of experience teaching kids and adults alike. Taught and performed all over Germany, The Netherlands, Belguim, Canada, Great Britain,Portugal, Africa , U.S.A. etc. Still Performing, recording all around the United states.

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December 13, 2019
Drew C.
Paul 's positive attitude and excitement for making music is a major factor in a good instructor. His encouragement and wanting you to learn makes the lessons challenging. If you listen to his expert musical advise, practice what he teaches, you will see a vast improvement in your playing ability and understanding of music. He is patient and has a good temperament that makes learning fun. I know I have challenged him with my rhythm issues but I have progressed to a level in a short time that I am confident in playing with others and enjoy making music. Thanks Paul!
August 21, 2019
Charis
Excellent first lesson! I’m so excited to continue my lessons with Paul!
August 20, 2019
Dennis
I'll get right to the point. Paul's personality made it extremely easy for me not only to be comfortable but to feel really appreciated. I was fearful that Paul may feel like, "oh great another person who THINKS he has something but can't sing a lick!" I experienced the exact opposite. Within 15 minutes he located what has been my most frustrating issue. I felt like I was already ahead of the game and we hadn't even started yet! Paul has the rare balance of a sense of humor and still following an agenda to meet my goal. Thanks to Paul I really feel like I can, and WILL reach all my goals. AND enjoy the journey to them!! Can't wait for the next lesson!
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Nicolas R.

(31)
Cello
Starting at $50
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  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, French
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
  • Teaching since 2000
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Hello future cello students -- welcome!!

My students should expect a well-rounded education on cello involving technical studies, playing in a variety of styles including, playing solo works, and having a great time!

About Nicolas

Hello there, future string players and welcome to my profile!! I was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and raised in Miami, FL. I started my musical career at the age of 8, singing in chorus, playing the recorder, and shortly afterwards moving to the guitar, and the violin. When I was 15, I

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February 4, 2019
Susana
Amazing lessons! Nicolas is methodical in his teaching and shows patience, dedication, and a kind heart. My 10 year-old daughter loves her lessons. I highly recommend him!
August 7, 2018
Liliana
One the best intructors I’ve had in years! Nick really knows his music theory, orchestration, and compositional techniques. He’s helped me appreciate the intricacies of creating music for myself and others. He challenges me to do my very best. Thank you, Nick!
July 24, 2018
Hank
Nick is the perfect balance of dedicated teacher and incredible human being. Our 9 year old son loves his violin lessons with him. We are delighted we found him! Thank you, Nick!

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Ilona M.

(17)
Cello
Starting at $45
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  • Speaks Polish
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Student needs to have the instrument. I usually use Essential Elements and Suzuki books for beginner and intermediate students. Also String Tunes.

About Ilona

When I work on any subject I always amend to the student's request adhering to all guidelines and ensure I meet my student's and his/her parents expectations on this and make my student achieve the best grade possible because that is my objective. That is my promise to my students. I am e

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September 20, 2019
Viviana
Very detailed oriented, and professional
March 2, 2019
Bryce G.
I'm sorry, I cannot handle this Instructor for my children. She wasn't me but she's not quite the people person I expected. Her personality is not a good match for a high school tutor. Unfortunately her English is not good enough. Her accent is entirely too strong. Also she does not know enough Geometry to help my kids.
June 18, 2018
Robin
Ilona is a wonderful teacher. She really tunes in to your level and has a vast knowledge of musical repertoire making lessons very exciting. Anyone lucky enough to get Ilona is going to be star!!she is patient and responsive to questions and a very interesting and fun gal
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Alec G.

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Cello
Starting at $30
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  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Online Cello Teacher

I hope to share my passion for cello and music with you! I teach every age range and skill range. I’ve been playing for 15 years, teaching the past 5. I adapt my teaching style to my student, whether you are looking for guidance before an audition or wanting to play that song you’ve heard on the radio! I’m here to help get you to your goal!

About Alec

I am a classically trained cellist and pianist, pursuing my bachelors in Cello Performance. While I’ve been playing cello for 15 years, I have been teaching for the past 5 with the goal to inspire my students the way that my teachers inspired me.

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Jeanmarie J.

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Cello
Starting at $59
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  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jeanmarie J.

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Experienced professional cellist with degrees in music and music education strives to bring a solid foundation combined with the joy of music.

About Jeanmarie

My passion is music and my greatest joy is sharing that passion. My teaching style is adapted to each student, customized lesson plans and curriculum designed to teach and challenge but also ensure the student is enjoying the experience by basing lessons on music in which the student is interested

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November 15, 2019
Tracey L.
She was very thorough..plus her style of teaching will definitely benefit me in the long run!!
May 22, 2019
Debbie N.
Jeanmarie helped me to learn the proper way to hold the cello and the bow. She watched carefully to be sure I maintained that throughout the lesson. I am pleased that she is going to be sure I learn to play the cello well to prevent injuries. She also gave me some very basic bowing and finger exercises to practice this first week so I begin to build correct muscle memory before I go on to working with sheet music.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in West Falls, NY

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in West Falls is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $30 and $167 per hour.
30 min
$42 average
45 min
$57 average
60 min
$70 average

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"Excellent class!"
- Han
Took Cello lessons from Johnny M.
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"My 9 year old's first cello lesson. She loved it. A great teacher with a lot of patience, insight and tact."
- Felicia
Took Cello lessons from Victor M.
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"Our child has taken cello lessons but has not learned to "shift" or even what the word means. Amy's first lesson provided exact instructions, repeated until the knowledge was easy to bring back. Our child is extremely happy with what was taught and commented, "I really want to practice my music now that I can tell if I'm doing it right." Thank you, Amy! You are an amazing teacher! Patient, kind but funny as well! Thank you for always taking the encouraging route. Your positive energy is very catchy!"
- Matthew
Took Cello lessons from Amy A.
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"Megan is a very enthusiastic and encouraging teacher. My daughter just loves her lessons."
- Brittney
Took Cello lessons from Megan C.
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"Christopher is an excellent teacher! Very knowledgeable, insightful, helpful and enthusiastic about teaching and learning."
- Carolyn
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Great job. I think Ryan is what I needed."
- Michael
Took Cello lessons from Ryan S.
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"Susanna was AMAZING!!! I'm just starting back after 20+ years off and she not only started me back on the path well, she has already taught me some improvement techniques to improve both my playing and my bowing!!! I'm already looking forward to our next session!!!"
- Linus
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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"Andrew got right into the mechanics of playing cello. He understood my level and musical experience, and geared the lesson to my needs very well. His instructions were clear and concise. I think I'll enjoy having him as my teacher"
- Roger
Took Cello lessons from Andrew B.
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"As an adult beginner, I found Don's approach of focusing on the fundamentals key to producing a strong sound and forming good habits when practicing cello. I played violin for six years growing up but in that time never received such great instruction on technique of playing a stringed instrument as I did in a few months of cello lessons with Don. He is a very knowledgeable cellist and quickly recognizes adjustments in technique required for improvement. Additionally, he organizes recitals for his students, giving us a nice opportunity to perform. His knowledge, patience, and gentle manner make him a great instructor."
- Sara
Took Cello lessons from Don L.
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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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