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Helen N.

3 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $65
  • Awarded Susan and Ford Schumann Scholarship from Aspen Music Festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Helen N.

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While I certainly place emphasis on technical work and mastery, I also want all students to feel comfortable in expressing their individual voice and interests. I believe that it is incredibly important to encourage students to explore a number of creative avenues within music. Therefore, I am very open to having students explore music outside the classical canon in addition to experimenting with improvisation and composition. An additional component of my teaching style is finding unique and interesting ways to keep students motivated and teaching them how to effectively practice and learn on their own.

About Helen

My teaching philosophy is largely centered around the importance of individuality. The “one size fits all” approach is hardly ever adequate--every student has different needs, strengths, and challenges. While I certainly place emphasis on technical work and mastery, I also want all students to feel

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Charlize
My daughter is engaged and present in the lesson and is finding joy again in her cello.
Shaniya
Helen is an engaging and inspiring teacher. I recommend her highly!
Ellie R.
My 10 year old daughter isr excited to have Helen as a cello teacher. Helen is positive and fun and makes playing cello seem really hip and cool.

Chialing P.

11 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Bachelor of Music from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
  • Teaching since 2014
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Chialing P.

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If you are in school and are looking to get into all state and need help with school orchestra, or if you are an adult learner and just want to learn how to play, you are at the right place. I am a firm believer of having a good setup and I am excited to share it with you the secret to having good posture, having no soreness when you play, and how to have a good bow hand..etc. If you need help learning how to practice efficiently-that means practicing less but with greater outcome, you can also come to me. Playing the cello should be enjoyable and with the right method that I can provide for you, You will be able to improve tremendously.

About Chialing

I offer piano and cello lessons for all levels and ages in both English or Chinese. My teaching philosophy is to help students set up a good foundation and practice routine. My lessons are engaging and tailored to individual's needs. After each lesson, you will also get practice notes. I am a

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Elia
Chialing is a truly amazing teacher! I am studying cello with her after taking nearly 10 years off from touching my cello. Chialing is extremely patient and always has advice on how to practice and better understand the cello. I feel very comfortable learning from Chialing and feel even more excited about learning music after each lesson.
Lili Z.
Chialing came to our home for piano lessons for our two girls. They took to her immediately. She is skilled at dealing with young children and extremely warm. Her lessons are tailored to each child's ability. They get excited to practice what they have learned after she leaves.
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Lenna P.

23 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Suzuki Teacher Training Book 1 from Ithaca College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lenna P.

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I am an emotive cellist with two decades experience. I have toured internationally performing my original works including London, Paris, and Berlin. As a member of the Pierce Quartet I regularly arrange and perform music for weddings and other special occasions. I love sharing classical music with all levels of students. Lessons with me are calm, meditative experiences where we use peaceful techniques to enter into the heart of music.

About Lenna

Hello musicians! My name is Lenna and I am pleased to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2011 and have loved helping my students improve their tone, learn better sight reading skills, and become more relaxed in performance. I have toured the world as a singer songwriter and before t

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Charlie
Lenna is a great cello teacher. My son has been learning cello with Lenna for about a year now. And he is more and more passionate about the instrument. Lenna is always patient, thoughtful and creative to teach kids to be more enthusiastic on music. I recommend Lenna to everyone who wants to learn cello.
Marianna
Someone I trust recommended Lenna to me for a cello teacher - I am an adult beginner and I really knew nothing at all about how to play or read music.
Lenna was the most patient, understanding and fun teacher I could have asked for. She understood what I needed and got me from barely able to hold the bow to playing Rigoletto in front of a small audience in 6 months! THAT is no small feat. She loves playing, she loves teaching and she understands the human condition. A very good combination indeed. I highly recommend you hire her as your cello teacher, or your child's cello teacher, or your next door neighbor's cello teacher.
Zack
Lenna is a terrific cello teacher! I feel lucky to have found her through this site. I was starting from zero with the cello and she was able to guide me through the Suzuki book to be able to play some songs -- even sight-reading. While I have a long way to go, I appreciate her focus and dedication to improving my playing skills. Highly recommended!

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Michael M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Charlottesville Music Teacher of the Year from Charlottesville Music
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Michael M.

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Experienced Cello teacher available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of music knowledge. I specialize Suzuki Method and Traditional Method depending on the students needs. I push to evolve with each student and create a fun a positive environment in which to learn and I strive to help you meet your goals! I plan and offer yearly professional student shows and concerts to give each student a practical application to their studies.

About Michael

**I am teaching in person lessons!** Hello, My name is Michael and Im excited to meet you! I've been teaching private & Professional lessons since 1997! I love helping students accomplish their goals like, getting into college, hit auditions, and more, but above all I love to inspire the love of

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Michael K.
Stellar teacher! He really knows his stuff and how to convey it!
Justine
I am an adult who has no experience with any type of instrument and was very nervous and intimidated at first. Then I met with Michael, and though there was a ton of information we had to go through, he really made me feel at ease. He has the knowledge, patience, and understanding I was really looking for in a teacher and I'm so happy I found him!
Holly
With his flexibility and willingness to accommodate us my daughter learned a lot from him. He was a wonderful teacher and a great person to do business with.

Anna K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches students 6 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Anna K.

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Classical cellist for over 10 years, experienced in teaching for 2 years from beginner to advanced levels. Specialized in solo cello works, chamber music, orchestra, opera, etc. I will have my own lesson curriculum and repertoires adjusted to my students depending on their levels, and interest in music. I like to give at least two repertoires for each student: one for technique and one music work. Not only my students will improve their performance skills, but also in sight reading, ear training, music theory, and the ability to analyze and interpret pieces that they are given.

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About Anna

I am a professional classical cellist. I have studied Bachelor of Music, cello performance major at the Boston Conservatory. I first started playing the cello since I was 10, and until now I have been professionally trained by top professors and have experience in solo performances, competitions

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Mary Alice M.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 88
  • Teaching since 1980
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Mary Alice M.

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I love sharing my passion for music-making with others. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned player wishing to brush up on your skills, I can help you develop a more in-depth experience with your instrument. I work with students of all ages. I emphasize developing proper technique, achieving efficient practice, and paying attention to details in the music.

About Mary Alice

What Do You Want to Learn? Cello – beginner through advanced Violin, Viola, Bass, Piano, Ukulele and Guitar – beginner through intermediate Ear Training and Music Theory – beginner through advanced How I Teach (temporarily online only) I offer one-hour lessons via Zoom at agreed-upon times. In addi

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Helen
We’ve been lucky to have Mary Alice work with our 13 year old daughter for the past 6 months. Mary Alice chooses songs that my daughter loves and is eager to master. Subjects that can be dry become alive and engaging when taught in this context. Mary Alice has an amazing rapport with kids of all ages. Mary Alice makes musical education so fun that my daughter puts a lot of work into her lessons because she wants to, not because I make her. We couldn’t dream of a better teacher.
Sammy
I’ve been taking Mary Alice’s classes for a couple of months now and my singing has improved a lot including intonation, rhythm, and tone. Mary Alice is very patient and caring, she is the best music teacher I have ever worked with. All the homework is fun and takes my interests into account. When Mary Alice found out I play ukulele, she incorporated it into our lessons so that I could accompany my singing. Even though the classes are remote, Mary Alice finds a way to make them interesting and productive.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Woodside, NY

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Woodside is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $140 per hour.
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$59 average
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"Meixu is super helpful and responsive. She’s professional and knows how to teach. I learned a lot from her and enjoyed every lesson I took!"
Mengqi
Took Cello lessons from Meixu L.
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"Super helpful as always. Great technique advice."
James
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Angela is a wonderful music teacher. I love her! She is very knowledgeable and patient, and always makes me believe I can do it. I would recommend her to anyone young or older. I am an adult beginner on the cello and I am enjoying learning very much."
Jeanne
Took Cello lessons from Angela C.
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"Kelvin narrows in on exactly what needs work. He is great to work with and I'm looking forward to practicing with his advice and my next lesson."
Eva
Took Cello lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Mr. Anderson was very patient with my son who was just starting on the cello. He made sure that my son had a strong foundation before learning harder pieces, and always came to the lessons with a bright smile."
Hwaying Chung
Took Cello lessons from * Dwight Anderson *.
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"Andrew is very patient, and he always made sure to help me through any troubles. The classes were a lot of fun, and I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a Cello teacher!"
Joe
Took Cello lessons from Andrew B.
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"After my first lesson with Chris, I knew I had found the right teacher for me. He's extremely patient and thorough--and has a great sense of humor which made it more relaxed. I wasn't sure how taking virtual lessons would go, but I enjoy the convenience of in-home learning!"
Melinda
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Excellent violin teacher to my 10-year old"
Eitan
Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
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"Tszto IS THE BEST CELLO TEACHER I have ever had because it is the first time someone explains me how to BREATH and ENJOY playing the cello, with a PERFECT TECHNIQUE and posture. He loves to play cello and he teaches with the same PASSION. He is super PATIENT with me and has the best way to correct me and explain me. He is an amazing cello player and really pedagogic. I had a german style teacher in the past and I stop playing cello because I didn't enjoy it and had pain and frustration. Tszto is helping me to reconnect with my cello, he corrects my posture (so it is a pleasant time with absolute no pain) and playing is turning to be a movement meditation for me, I love it now. I can feel and hear the progress on each lesson, thanks to him and to the homework (practice 15 mins, listen and reading). THANK YOU Tszto! After so many years, I am able to start again from cero and with so much passion. Thank you!"
Luz
Took Cello lessons from Tszto W.
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"The most attentive and knowledgeable music teacher I have ever had. Very aware of student improvements and yet able to make suggestions where they are needed, without any kind of harsh criticism.

John provides all the information - both theory and performance in a very laid back way which leaves the student feeling stress free. He is very realistic as to the expectations of what the student's abilities are now and when "tentatively" they can expect to achieve a level of playing.

He does his job. It is up to me to do mine! Having fun and learning in a very short time. Not easy - but practice, practice, practice."
Dawn
Took Cello lessons from John S.
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