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Elisa B.

16 Reviews
Oregon City, OR
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Finnish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Concerto competition winner from Willamette Falls Symphony Orchestra
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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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Piano trio prize from Shanghai 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

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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Makala W.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Makala W.

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The main thing that I like to remind students of, when they take lessons with me, is that music is FUN! A lot of hard work goes into it, but the end result is always rewarding! I am a pretty laid back teacher, yet I still work to inspire my students to try their hardest and to be the best that they can be at what they do. It is very important to me that my students get their musical wants AND needs fulfilled.

For cello, I take the standard approach; getting to know the instrument and assigning various exercises so that the student will gain technical fluency, and building repertoire. Although I am not a certified Suzuki teacher, I do use some of their methods, since I, myself was a Suzuki student. I like teaching the student memorization of pieces, so that they can focus on technique and expression within a given piece.

In my cello lessons we will work on a variety of topics, including:

-Gaining a feel and command for your own instrument.

-Finding your SOUND: Helping you ...

About Makala

I have loved music as long as I can remember. I know its cliche© to say so, but it's true! :) For me, having parents of different ethnicity and siblings that were much older than me, I was heavily impacted by the wide variety of music to which my family members listened. The force of this crayon

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Myriam L.
Excellent teacher and flexible related to schedule so I can take classes and work normally! Full of knowledge. Awesome class👍
Ophelia C.
My daughter LOVED her first lesson! She was smiling from ear to ear following her lesson and was excited to share what she learned. Makala provided tips to support at home practice. I am happy to have found such a wonderful teacher to introduce piano to my daughter.

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Irina D.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Stringed Instruments, Cello from The State Conservatory of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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Irina D.

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I am a classically-trained and educated Cellist with deep experience playing with Symphony Orchestra’s, Chamber Orchestra’s, Ensemble’s, Quartets, and Solo. I am currently working at Loudoun symphony orchestra and Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra. If your goal is to start learning how to play cello, improve your skill, to play any particular piece, get ready for any special event, develop your sight reading or just enjoy playing this beautiful instrument - I am happy to help you. I know how to find inspiration, making interesting even exercise routine, we will work at developing your artistic and professional skills and find the best way to express yourself by the cello.

About Irina

I am a classically-trained and educated Cellist with deep experience playing with Symphony Orchestra’s, Chamber Orchestra’s, Ensemble’s, Quartets, and Solo. I began my musical education at the age of ten, have played for 21 years, and have fourteen years of formal musical education. I specialize in

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Cuba G.
Great first lesson. Learned new methods to improve bowing. Looking forward to the next lesson
Paul D.
I am coming to the cello as a brand new beginner. I have play around with some fretted instruments, ukulele, banjo, etc. But Irina was super at getting me relaxed, focused on basics and encouraging me with small, but important mechanics and technical details. I have taken other music lessons like sax, so could compare. I totally enjoyed the start of my cello training.
Oh, btw, I'm retired and over 65!!!
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Déborah R.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Déborah R.

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As someone who plays cello professionally, I've performed classical music, operas, musicals, string quartets and other chamber music- BUT I've also played electric cello in a metal band and improvise/compose music. If you want a well-rounded cello teacher who can help you pursue a variety of musical goals, I can help!

About Déborah

Déborah Ramos-Smiley began playing the cello in 1998 and has been teaching cello for over a decade. They began teaching locally in 2004 as a high school student at both Deep Creek High School and the Governor’s School for the Arts in Norfolk, VA. Déb Ramos-Smiley went on to graduate Magna Cum Laude

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Deborah is a great instructor! She is very personable and knowledgeable and has a outstanding skill set to focus my son with out sounding overbearing or condescending. I highly recommend her!
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Alex C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Awarded Performer's Certificate from State University of New York at Fredonia
  • Bachelor of Music from State University of New York at Fredonia
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex C.

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Hello! I am a Master's Cello Performance student at The Peabody Institute of Music. I was a late starter at the cello, having begun serious studies at the age of 14 and playing Double Bass beforehand for 4 years. Therefore, I had to become a musical "detective" so to speak and figure out a lot of things for myself in great detail. This is why teaching has become one of my passions in life. I have taught ages 10-31 and am constantly fascinated by how I can help all my students reach their fullest potential on and away from the cello. We will talk about the technical aspects of the cello in a way that serves the music, discuss anything and everything music related and have a lot of fun doing it! Which brings me to my final point: Music is made for pleasure, it is a healing art form, it is a way to expressive the deepest things in your heart and it is a life long friend which will teach you about life, what being human being is all about and it will reward you with a beauty in which you

About Alex

Greetings! I’m Alex and I am really excited to help you discover the joy of expressing oneself musically through the cello! I am a Conservatory trained musician and have a wide range of professional experience from concerto appearances with several orchestras to leading cello sections in profess

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Chris
Alex was my teacher for 2 years. His passion for music and the cello are infectious. He pushed me when I needed to be pushed (even if I didn't think I did). He was patient and flexible with my questions. He taught me not just about proper form, but mindset; how to practice, how to prepare. He is a wonderful teacher.

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"Patty is a gifted, talented and dedicated professional musician. She is skilled at understanding my middle age quest to play the cello, and has lead me from beginner with zero ability to a happy Suzuki Book Three player in a very short time. I take a weekly lesson and plan to continue because a mentor and guide is essential for mastering the cello."
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Took Cello lessons from Patricia P.
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"My 9-year-old son has been taking cello lessons with Jessica for about 4 weeks and it has been a great experience. Jessica is very professional and competent teacher, always being on time, communicating in a very fun and engaging way, and assigning homework very clearly. Andrew very much enjoys the classes and, as a result, he is even more motivated to play the cello. I would highly recommend Jessica."
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Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Great job! Knowledgeable, fun and works well with all levels."
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Took Cello lessons from Lisa C. B.
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"Great job. I think Ryan is what I needed."
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Took Cello lessons from Ryan S.
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"Great dunderstanding and exlaining about music and music history, excellent skills and passion and patience!"
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Took Cello lessons from Meixu L.
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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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"Ryan is very patient. In spite of my very little musical knowledge, I feel myself gradually getting more confident with the cello. Each lessons gets just enough more challenging than the last.

A+ teacher"
Elizabeth
Took Cello lessons from Ryan S.
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"Mr. Averil is an excellent teacher. He is kind, patient and engaging. He talks to the children and brings out the best in them. Both my boys really look forward to their music lessons with Mr. Averil and enjoy playing their instruments."
Roslyn
Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
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"Angela is amazing! She is very patient, flexible and pushes you to excel beyond expectations. I am so excited to take cello lessons from such a talented, intelligent, honest and fun music instructor!

I really appreciate Angela!"
Adriene
Took Cello lessons from Angela C.
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"We both had a fun and pleasant first lesson with Chris. Set everything up and got the basics down."
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Took Cello lessons from Chris H.
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