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Quinn L.

6 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Awarded Piano trio prize from Shanghai Conservatory of Music
  • Music Master degree from University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music
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Quinn L.

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Teach cello since I was in College. have a lot of experience of teaching both kids and adults.

About Quinn

Hello, my name is Quinn. I began my cello studies at age of seven and won my first cello competition at ten. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Cello Performance at The Shanghai Conservatory of Music in China and Master’s Degree from University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music (CCM)

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Claudia
Supportive and encouraging. Very happy with her. Sometimes I can’t hear well through her mask.
Natalie
We are loving cello with Quinn! We had her in person before COVID and now online. She does a great job of guiding the learning process and working with the student (my daughter as an individual)
Shauna
My 9 yr old daughter began cello lessons with Quinn about 2 weeks before lockdown started. I was worried that online lessons wouldn't work out, but Quinn has been amazing. She's great at explaining everything so that my daughter understands, and she pushes just enough to keep her interested without being overwhelmed. She also answers questions promptly by email when any problems arise. I can't recommend her highly enough!
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Zakary R.

Portland, OR
Starting at $31
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Zakary R.

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Explore the possibilities private lessons have to offer and start your journey with me!

I have performed on the Cello for over 15+ years. I began playing in my elementary school’s orchestra and from that point I have performed in amazing venues from the Shield Museum in Chicago to a symphony performance with the Washburn University Symphony Orchestra at White Concert Hall in Topeka, Kansas, with countless other in between.

I am entering into secondary education for Cello performance and have been privately trained by Steven Elisha, former Cello Performance professor at Washburn University. In addition to my private training, I participated in audition based orchestral groups all through high school. I have performed pieces ranging in musical composition from modern movie compositions by John Williams to technical pieces by Schubert and Bach.

About Zakary

Hi there! My name is Zakary! I am currently residing in Portland, OR, about to start my schooling for Cello Performance. I have played for over 15 years and have experienced and learned so many fun things over the years, I would love to share them with you! My curriculum primarily focuses on beg

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Megan S.

54 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Bachelor of Arts, Clarinet Performance from University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Megan S.

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I have been studding strings from age 8, starting on violin. I switched over to cello when I turned 13 and received scholarships to potentially attend the University of Pacific in Stockton, CA. I instead studied cello at the University of California, Santa Barbara where I had the opportunity to perform in the university's symphonic orchestra and teach private lessons to college students as well. I have experience teaching from the Suzuki method, but consider myself to be a flexible educator and teach many methods according to the needs of the student.

About Megan

Hello! Thank you for stopping by and viewing my profile. I currently live in Ramstein, Germany with my husband who is stationed out here with the US Air Force. I offer online clarinet, violin, cello, and piano lessons to students all over the United States. I hold a masters degree in clarinet perfor

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First lesson was so wonderful! Megan is so knowledgeable, patient and kind! So nice too! Can’t wait for my next lesson!
Annmarie Sawyer
Only my first lesson but it was great. Megan was extremely patient, friendly, and helpful. I look forward to continuing!
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Landon S.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Landon S.

14 Reviews
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Learn to play the cello with excellent technique and intonation. You can learn any style, and teacher will work with you to help you learn to read music on the bass clef.

About Landon

I am a full time musician and I love to share my passion with students. I am always learning more, as a lifelong learner. I hope you join me in having fun with music! *** Lesson Details *** I teach in a comfortable setting, working on technique and encouraging the student to develop a healthy, c

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Faisal A.
Landon is a kind and knowledgeable teacher. His patience and broad experience with various aspects of music make him a great resource.
Avi
My gifted son needs challenging and stimulating activities to help him balance all of his feelings. I was extremely hesitant with signing him up because he is only 4. However he instantly connected with Landon and said he has a fantastic time. I absolutely love how Landon has a gift to communicate music without watering down terminology but slowly speaking so that children can understand. He truly has a gift. We look forward to the next one.
Lorraine S.
When the student is ready the teacher will appear and am I glad! This is working out great. Landon is knowledgeable, patient, and talented. Just what I need to expand my musical endeavors.
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Owen L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Owen L.

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I have had many good teachers in my career as a musician. But I have been lucky to have had a few GREAT teachers. It is easy to settle with "just ok", particularly when taking lessons as a novice. However, the difference between a "good" teacher and a "great" teacher at any point in your journey as a student can hugely impact your success and relationship with the instrument.

As a teacher, I aim to be great for my students. For beginners, we focus on developing a solid base - getting comfortable with the instrument, understanding it, building fundamental skills such as how to hold the bow and basic fret board patterns. From there, we begin learning to read music, which I still find to be the most valuable skill a musician can have. Learning to read music notation is easiest at a young age, so I like to begin as soon as the student is ready. However, as a student of improvisational music, I like to introduce ear-training and improvisation as well. It is a fun way to teach students how

About Owen

My name is Owen and I am a professional musician and songwriter living in Brooklyn with my lovely partner, Mad. I recently graduated Magna cum laude from Berklee College of Music, where I studied for four years and received both academic and performance scholarships. At Berklee, I had the opportunit

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Camila
Great, passionate, dedicated, funny and talented teacher!
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Jerry M.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Music Ed from Valdosta State University
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Jerry M.

13 Reviews
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My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands. It all one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not having fun while learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND educational at the same time. I have had many parents tell me I'm one of the best teachers they have ever seen. (A couple of them were public school teachers themselves). I truly want my students to succeed and I will do everything in my power to help them accomplish that!

About Jerry

My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands/groups. They all had one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not enjoying learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND e

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Savannah M.
Went way above and beyond to work with my son and help him with the things that he struggled with. We are very pleased and thankful to Mr. Jerry.
Michelle
Extremely unprofessional to abruptly cancel scheduled/paid lessons without the courtesy of a message or any notice because this instructor was unhappy with a 12-year-old child's progress. Very surprised by and disappointed in the manner in which he handled this situation, certainly could have been handled with more respect and maturity.
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"Today was my daughter’s second lesson from Theresa.
My daughter loves to learn from her and she wants to come twice a week. Theresa is a very kind and detailed teacher. She is also humorous too. My daughter feels comfortable with her. I think she is a very nice teacher."
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"Jessica is very knowledgeable and very pleasant."
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Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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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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"quite helpful and assuring"
Leah
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Brenda is an amazing teacher, our 7 year old loves her and looks forward to meeting with her every time! He says that she is so funny and makes cello feel so fun for him. He has grown and learned so much in just months and is excited to continue learning cello!"
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Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"Very patient and encouraging. Good use of imagery to help me achieve and remember correct positions."
Karen
Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"despite technical difficulties, which I believe was with your site, we were able to salvage a good half-hour class with Naomi able to leave me with new practices despite only having 30 minutes."
Leah
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Such a great instructor! Down to earth, approachable, didn't make me feel bad for never learning to read music. After a 9 year hiatus, a great way to get back to cello."
Emily
Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"Very good, very patient :)"
AJ
Took Cello lessons from Jessica L.
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"Claire is a great teacher!"
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