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Elisa B.

16 Reviews
Oregon City, OR
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Finnish
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches Beginner
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Elisa B.

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Private lessons for beginning cello. Also couching school orchestra cello students reading music, understanding rhythms, developing beautiful tone. Possibility to join the Music Academy string orchestra!

About Elisa

Violin Teacher's Certificate - Sibelius Academy, Finland Suzuki Teacher Training - Marylhurst University, OR Classical and Suzuki options - starting Suzuki students as early as 3 yrs old. Teaching Suzuki Books 1-11. Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels I am using classical method books

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Gale Shuey
Elisa is patient and encouraging
Joshua
Ms. Boynton is a thoughtful and positive teacher.
Grace G.
Elisa is wonderful! She’s patient and fun. My granddaughter really likes her and looks forward to her lesson. She was playing songs by lesson #4.

Quinn L.

2 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Awarded Piano trio prize from Shanghai Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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

I began her cello studies at age of eight 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) where I received a full sch

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Luca
Kun is a wonderful instructor who has passion for teaching and playing the cello. Her positive attitude and friendly personality make her lessons engaging and extremely helpful.
Joan R.
Very good teacher; patient, thorough, positive and really encouraging.
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Jared J.

79 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Associates Degree (General/Music) from Pasadena City College
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Jared J.

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I have played in a variety of musicals and various college orchestras and chamber groups. Because of my approach to music I don't consider classical my forte but I can still teach any student cellist a great amount about beginning to advanced playing in any style - including classical.

I am also comfortable playing a variety of styles on the cello, namely jazz.

About Jared

I am overjoyed and grateful to say I have been teaching music since 2008. I am a very friendly and fun teacher with a great deal of professionalism and patience. More importantly, I love teaching and playing music with a passion. I play a great variety of instruments and have had the opportunity

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Leslie B.
Great tenor banjo teacher, incredibly well versed in music theory and can simplify the hard ideas into easy ones, great for both beginning and advanced students
Robert Silverman
jared really took the time and had the patience that i needed- he is very easy to talk with and tailors the lesson toward your level. he is very positive and i am booking more lessons down the road
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Chialing P.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
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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. I am also an experienced online teacher. Online music lesson

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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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Very down to earth and friendly! Made a good connection with my daughter

Brian M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Music Industry from University of New Haven
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Brian M.

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I’ve been playing the cello for 15 years and have been perfecting my skills, however I understand that it is a difficult instrument to learn. I will make sure that even though it may be frustrating at times, learning the cello will be a fun experience, and you will always be looking forward to your next lesson with me

About Brian

I am currently a sophomore at the University of New Haven where I am majoring in Music Industry. I started studying music 15 years ago, and it has been my passion ever since. Over the years, I have been inducted into the Tri-M National Music Honor Society, as well as various elite performance ensem

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Reilly
Brian is a great instructor. I was struggling a bit at first, but he was so kind and understanding and helped me work through my problems. He wants you to excel and is rooting for you the whole time. I’m looking forward to my next lesson with Brian
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Alex G.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $48
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Alex G.

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As a seasoned teacher and performer on modern and baroque cello, I'm here to help you take the next step in your studies. Whether you're a beginner (child or adult), advanced player, returning to the cello after a hiatus, or anywhere in between, I will work with you to tailor our lessons to fit your needs and help you play with as much ease and fluidity as possible.

I'm a member of the Hausmann Quartet, The Knights chamber orchestra, San Diego Baroque Soloists, and appear frequently with Bach Collegium San Diego and on the Art of Elan and San Diego New Music concert series, among others. I teach cello and chamber music at San Diego State University as well as privately.

About Alex

I enjoy a diverse and adventurous musical life, here in San Diego and around the world. As a member of the Hausmann Quartet I'm an Artist-in-Residence at San Diego State University, where I teach cello and chamber music. As a long-time member of The Knights chamber orchestra (based in Brooklyn) I'v

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Dan
My 16 year old daughter has been taking lessons from Alex for two years. He's a very accomplished cellist with a strong background in all areas of playing the cello. He has been very patient with my daughter. He makes the lessons fun. Her skill level has steadily improved and can be directly attributed to lessons with Alex. Most importantly, he has helped her gain more confidence in her playing! I highly recommend him to anyone who wants to become a better cellist!
Bren
Alex is an excellent cello teacher! He is very perceptive and offers solid suggestions to help you improve your technique and grow as a player. Learning a new instrument can be quite stressful, but Alex is a supportive teacher whose friendly smile and casual demeanor will help put you at ease in your studies.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Portland is $72. 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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$43 average
45 min
$58 average
60 min
$72 average

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"Jessica is a wonderful teacher! She knows how to meet the learning needs of every student. She is patient and fun, yet demands that her students improve. I highly recommend her for any level of student. I have seen her work with beginners and advanced students. They all love her and learn so much from working with her."
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Took Cello lessons from Jessica B.
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"He is an awesome instructor. He teaches the details that have really made a difference in my playing and has made it easier to practice. I like the fact that he is able to explain clearly what to do, why it should be done a particular way, and great visual explanations that help me understand what I need to do."
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Took Cello lessons from Byron H.
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"Excellent lesson today. Techniques, theory, etc."
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Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"Carolyn brings years of experience and insight to every lesson. She offers positive encouragement. She regularly challenges me with goals to stretch my skills, and always looks to move me on to a higher level of playing."
Clark
Took Cello lessons from Carolyn B.
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"Teacher is wonderful and very responsible! We're lucky to have her!"
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Took Cello lessons from Genevieve T.
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"Theresa is a great teacher. She is nice and patient."
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Took Cello lessons from Theresa S.
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"Jessica is patient, clear and very skilled. I am starting from the very beginning and she has a way of guiding that is both encouraging and constructive. Highly recommend her for children and adults wanting to learn the cello."
Amanda
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Great, fun first lesson. Chris taught me the rudiments of the instrument and set up (and more
Importantly gave me some guidance on setting up) the cello. We did some basic exercises and looked over some of the theory materials. Overall a very comprehensive first lesson for this beginner!"
Callie
Took Cello lessons from Chris H.
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"My daughter had few lessons with Geoff, so far it seems like her skills has improved."
Daria
Took Cello lessons from Geoff B.
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"Nick is calm, encouraging, and clear. I feel capable!"
Anthea
Took Cello lessons from Nick A.
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