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Pecos S.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $56
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Pecos S.

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I have been teaching professionally for 8 years. I have experience teaching all ages and skill levels. I cater lessons specifically to meet every student's needs. I am an active performer in the DC area, and look forward to sharing my knowledge and experience with my students.

About Pecos

DC-based cellist Pecos was the winner of the 2016 Baroque Concerto Competition at the San Francisco Conservatory and has performed on baroque and modern instruments across the US, the Czech Republic, Italy and Austria. Pecos has recorded for the Naxos label as a Fellow at the National Orchestral In

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Peter M.
Excellent teacher! Breaks down analytically how to improve techniques.
Irene
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Pecos has been an exceptional instructor for my 15-year-old son with diverse music tastes and who is progressing to intermediate-level cello. Pecos’ instruction is insightful and attentive to the individual student, and my son feels the lessons are valuable and effective. We also appreciate receiving a followup report after each lesson outlining new techniques and practice goals for the next week, a huge improvement to the interpretive “mom notes” my children have had to rely on in past years of string instruction.
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Jeanmarie J.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music from Stony Brook University
  • 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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Edward A.
Very good instructor. She has the right temprament for me being an older student.
Tracey L.
She was very thorough..plus her style of teaching will definitely benefit me in the long run!!
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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Catherine W.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, mandarin
  • Awarded MSM Scholarship from Manhattan School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Catherine W.

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I only teach beginner and intermediate cello.

About Catherine

Catherine is a performer, teacher, and arranger. She has performed in world class venues such as Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Kosciuszko Foundation, as well as the Museum of Natural History, and she has performed with over thirty different chamber ensembles, including the Ameri

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Sophia D.
Great with children very understanding knows a lot of information willing to help you succeed in success! Would recommend to anyone.
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Merlene
I had a great experience because Catherine is an amazing instructor.
She taught lessons with a high degree of professionalism and care. As a novice, I was able to learn a lot because Catherine was patient and attentive to my learning style.
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Mary V.

39 Reviews
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  • Speaks Russian, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Mary V.

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Although I mainly sing now, I was originally a violinist and played all through college in professional orchestras, quartets and even as a soloist.

As a professional Music Educator, I have run String Programs in various International Schools among many other instrumental ensembles. I've conducted student orchestras & built many programs from scratch. Please see the links in my profile of the beginner orchestras as well as my playing!

Although I do not play professionally anymore, I still play very well, and am a perfect teacher for a beginner and intermediate student. I know how to get students started quickly and with confidence. Choose me to jump start yourself or your child.

I think my biggest strength as a strings teacher is helping this tedious time as a beginning violinist be fun and useful. My students really enjoy their lessons. I also have a lot of experience online and anticipate all of the normal issues (tuning, instrument care, etc;)

I've trained a lot of ...

About Mary

Hello everyone, I hope you are staying healthy amid the COVID-19 Crisis. This is such a difficult situation for everyone. Stay home and stay safe. If you are interested in online music lessons, consider me, as I've been teaching online for the past 3 years. I've mainly taught voice but have

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Katie J.
Within only the first few lessons, I have already learned so much! Mary exceeded any expectations I had. She is incredibly knowledgeable, and has wonderful material suggestions.
Abigail
I just had my first lesson and it was amazing and helpful.
Bethany
This is my first year of violin lessons on-line and ever. Mrs. Mary has been great fun, patient and encouraging. I look forward to continuing!
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Megan C.

48 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Megan C.

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As a cellist with 20 years of playing experience, I am a passionate cellist of many orchestras around the US and an even more passionate teacher. I enjoy helping students of all ages and levels!

In addition to your lessons, you'll be granted access to my supplemental recordings for personal practice, making your practice routine feel like you're playing with others!

Lesson Duration Recommendations:
30 min for beginners
45 min for beginner-intermediate
60 for intermediate-advanced

About Megan

Megan is an internationally performing cellist hailing from Detroit, Michigan. Currently residing in Austin, Texas, she enjoys sharing her musical passion with students and on stage all over the country. In her free time, Megan spends her time drawing and reading. She has most recently served as

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Kevin D.
Excellent instructor for adults. She has a great curriculum for adult students that really dives into techniques for making great sounds. I was concerned about having an online-only instructor, but she is able to pinpoint exactly what I can improve and explain it in a way that I can use to make adjustments. After several lessons, I would recommend her over an in-person instructor because it forces me to focus on the right posture and movements.
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Jordi L.

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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Cello Performance Major / Jazz Minor from University of Georgia
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jordi L.

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I am a third year cello performance major at the University of Georgia and have been playing the cello for over eleven years. I have experience performing and practicing in a variety of ensembles and genres (i.e. orchestras, chamber ensembles, jazz, rock/jam bands, bluegrass, pop). I plan to incorporate music theory and ear training into lessons to help my students become more familiar with their instruments and repertoire. I want to encourage innovation and creativity in each of my students so that they can feel comfortable approaching any musical opportunity.

About Jordi

I am a third year cello performance major and jazz minor (bass guitar) at the University of Georgia. I have been playing classical cello for over eleven years and bass for two. I am prepared to teach students of any age and give them the tools and adaptability to perform in a variety of ensembles,

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Leslie B.
Wonderful teacher, so patient and knowledgeable.
Keith C.
Kate B.
Jordi is great! Just finished my 3rd lesson and am so excited with how things are moving along. He very much tailors lessons to the student, and is kindly flexible with my schedule. Highly recommend!

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"Jessica gives really good lessons! Over the past year, I've improved a LOT with intonation, shifting, and posture, which I most certainly wouldn't have done without her help. She's really patient and makes lessons enjoyable with her chill, fun personality, yet makes sure you don't slack off. Although I haven't had any other cello teachers to compare her to, she definitely has raised my standards for any I might have in the future."
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Took Cello lessons from Dustin N.
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"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 !"
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Took Cello lessons from Sarah O.
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"wonderful experience for my grandson. He says he learned a lot of things he never knew before and he has been playing for 3 years. Very h appy with our choice of instructor."
Pearson
Took Cello lessons from Randall K.
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"Johanna clearly explains proper technique and gives practice exercises to address specific problem areas she notices. She also customizes song choices to suit my musical taste so I get more pleasure out of my practice. As an adult student, I enjoy learning from her."
Linda
Took Cello lessons from Johanna W.
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"Teacher Meixu is the best Cello instructor ever. I have no knowledge in music and she was very patient with me. I would definitely choose her for more cello classes."
Jen
Took Cello lessons from Meixu L.
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"Tom is absolutely wonderful!! I highly recommend him."
Mark McKibben
Took Cello lessons from Thomas W.
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"Nathan is a very talented musician and teacher. He has many ways to express what you should be doing. He watches you carefully and gently corrects. He is funny, friendly, lively and kind. Lessons with Nathan are a joy! And you will progress!"
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