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Ellen T.

11 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ellen T.

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Cello has brought me all over the world! I've play in pit orchestras for musical theater and in classical chamber orchestras, recorded on folk records and electronic albums, performed in Indian music festivals and the Montreux Jazz festival! Lessons with me will be rooted in an understanding of the instrument that can be applied to any genre.

About Ellen

Hello! I'm Ellen, a recent graduate of the Berklee College of Music and a life long musician, performer and songwriter. Music has allowed me to explore the world, as well as my own creativity and my relationship to others. I am eager to share these gifts! I can offer lessons in: --Guitar...

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Aylén
My daughter started lessons with Ellen in person before the pandemic and shifted to online lessons since the pandemic. In both formats Ellen has been excellent in providing professional guidance, new tools / exercises, but most importantly, she has been able to help my daughter gain her confidence back and actually enjoy learning more about her self through her voice. I highly recommend Ellen, she’s always been responsive, responsible, on time, and extremely professional while also warm and approachable.
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Erica
Ellen is awesome. I am a total beginner and perfectionist so I don't tend to do well with learning something new in front of another person. I grow easily frustrated when I don't pick things up quickly and easily and get embarrassed when I make mistakes. Ellen makes the lessons super comfortable for me and I leave having learned something new every time. I have a LONG way to go but I can see where this can lead and plan to stick with it. She knows how to make music and an instrument make sense to someone with no background in music which is very helpful for me. I plan to stick with her for a long time!

Alex V.

Cherry Hill, NJ
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
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Alex V.

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I have been working professionally as a cellist in the Philadelphia Orchestra for 25 years. I’m also a graduate of the Juilliard and Yale schools. I have extensive teaching and performing experience and can offer very valuable advise in practicing and preparing for auditions and performances. Specializing in tone and sound improvement. All levels are welcome.

About Alex

Bachelor Degree, , The Juilliard School Master Degree, Yale School of Music Currently employed (25 years) by Philadelphia Orchestra. Previous employments: New York Philharmonic, New Jersey Symphony, New Haven Symphony, New York 92Y Chamber Orchestra, Hudson Valley Philharmonic Teaching at Phila

Rachel I.

2 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Italian, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rachel I.

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My teaching style puts a focus on realizing musicality and expression through proper playing technique. Playing for hours shouldn't be hard on your body! I work to make my students comfortable at their instruments so that their musical intentions can shine. I am a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher, and I look forward to meeting some new cellists!

About Rachel

I have a BFA in Cello Performance from UW-Milwaukee. As a student, I worked for the university as a tutor in Music Theory, at the recommendation of my professors. Since relocating to Philadelphia, I have established myself as an educator all over the city. I am the cello instructor at the Baldwin

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Adrianna
It's no surprise that it's hard to learn an instrument as an adult. Apart from a semester of guitar lessons in college, I had no musical training and no understanding of music theory. All I knew was that I loved the sound of a cello, and I was graciously gifted one on my 28th birthday.

I am proud to say that I have been Rachel's cello student for over three years now. Since the beginning, Rachel has made sure that I felt comfortable during our lessons, and she remains reassuring even when I get discouraged with my bow hold or tight fingers.

Rachel has taught me a lot about music theory, but she's mostly taught me how to love my instrument. It has been amazing to see and hear the progress I've made, and she continues to give me more exciting challenges to practice each week. She's been attentive to my learning style and my ever-evolving cello goals, and I've been consistently impressed with how she's been able to keep our lessons interesting and fun over the years.

Rachel and I meet for an hour once a week and I look forward to every lesson! She has been the best instructor, and I look forward to many more lessons to come.
Jennifer
I’m an adult student and Rachael has been my instructor for almost two years now. She’s very knowledgeable and PATIENT! Ive grown so much in the past two years and I’m looking forward to more.

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Isaiah P.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Master of Music from Mannes School of Music
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Isaiah P.

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Isaiah is a passionate instructor and brings his love of the cello and performance to students of all ages and backgrounds. Ensuring that each of his students receives a highly individualized learning experience, Isaiah spends a great deal of time creating unique plans of study for each pupil. He strives to make lessons engaging, fast-paced, and exciting. Isaiah has worked for several non-profit arts organizations, youth orchestras, and school systems teaching the cello, all the while maintaining a sizable private cello studio. He has taken advanced coursework in music pedagogy, teaching artistry, and Alexander Technique, incorporating modern techniques as well as practices from the rich history of cello tutelage into his teaching methods. Signing up for private lessons is both an investment and a commitment. Isaiah works hard to make this investment as worthwhile, exciting, convenient, and affordable as possible.

About Isaiah

I knew from the time I was very young that I had to be a musician. It still amazes me how young children often are when they know that music is what they want do with their lives. Teaching the cello is so exciting for me because whether or not someone chooses to be a professional musician, I know t

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Katherine
Isaiah is a wonderful cellist and teacher. He is kind, patient and knows how to get great progress while always keeping it fun. He is an exceptional musician bringing his years of experience and love of music to every lesson. He is passionate about each and every one of his students, and I could not more highly recommend him!

Xian Z.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Royal Northern College of Music
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Xian Z.

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Take lessons from international award winning cellist with education from Royal Northern College of music, Yale University and University of Southern California.

About Xian

Cellist XIAN is an extraordinarily talented young international artist of great originality. His stunning technique, sensitivity and superb artistry has propelled him to the coveted 2011 Isidor Handler Award (First Prize) at the 38th Dr. Luis Sigall International Cello Competition in Chile. Apart f

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Karen
Xian is a wonderful teacher. He's very patient and can diagnose your problems and give you useful tips on how to fix them. I have greatly benefited from his teaching.

Hana T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Hana T.

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- You can be any age or any level
- You will be given a structured lesson - we will work on technique, practicing tips, and more
- You can choose what you would like to play, or we can work together to find repertoire that matches your needs so that you can build your playing skills.

I have played cello for sixteen years and am about to graduate from Northwestern University with a degree in cello performance.

About Hana

I am about to graduate from Northwestern University with a cello performance degree. I have taken courses in music theory, ear training, and have learned a lot of practicing tips along the way from my professors and colleagues. My specialty is in classical music. I can give lessons to teach you ce

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"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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Took Cello lessons from Irina D.
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"I've had other instrumental teachers before (piano, trombone, cello, and voice (voice is another story)) and Michael is probably the best instructor I've ever had. Even when I don't have the time or ability to practice as much as I should he just encourages and makes me feel good about the work I did do. He explains things very clearly, really knows what he's talking about (which for the cello is really important and not as common as you'd think), and just makes our lessons enjoyable. I'm only a beginner but I already have so much more confidence in what I understand about the instrument in my hands. It's kind of awesome."
Laura
Took Cello lessons from Michael P.
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"Wonderful teacher. Able to engage young cellists."
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Took Cello lessons from Hrant P.
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"Awesome! Started out with just the kids and now I'm taking lessons!"
Sharon
Took Cello lessons from Dustin N.
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"Very kind and gentle, yet practical and helpful teacher"
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Took Cello lessons from Andrew B.
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"I have taken two lessons with Mr. Don Larson through FaceTime. Even though there is a 3-hour time difference, he manages to fit my lesson into his schedule. I have not taken private lessons previously, but I was in school orchestra for over two years. He has been correcting my bow hold and bowing, helping me make my cello produce nicer sounds. I really appreciate his focus on the rudiments. Mr. Don is very patient and funny at times."
Qilin
Took Cello lessons from Don L.
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"Dr. Leonard is an excellent teacher! She genuinely cares about the student and does not hesitate to answer any questions the student may have! She is efficient with her time without making the student feel rushed or as though they have a time limit. Most of all, she is enthusiastic and kind, making her a wonderful teacher!"
Julia
Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"She is such an amazing teacher!! Finished my third lesson and I’ve already learned so much! Even over facetime she can critique my hand position and give me tips like it was in-person lessons! She is so sweet and I’ve really enjoyed taking lessons from her the past few weeks!!"
Myah
Took Cello lessons from Ying L.
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"Communicative in terms of scheduling and getting things set up, showed up on time, and had a great first lesson! I already have some music knowledge so Douglas was willing to progress at my pace, and we covered a lot of ground on day 1."
Alex Talsma
Took Cello lessons from Douglas Y.
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"Jessica is wonderful! I began studying the cello as a quite older student - in my 50s - and have had a few teachers over these last 15 years. When teaching an adult student, the teacher has to understand that our lives, schedules and demands are quite different that those of a young person. Jessica's patience, persistence and genuine good humor in the face of my busy life is beyond admirable. Even though I am quite challenged in finding practice time, she "puts up" with me and my showing up to lessons with minimal preparation. I've accepted that I'm never going to be the great cellist of my dreams, but Jessica is facilitating my learning to enjoy playing this wonderful instrument that I've had a deep love affair with for many years. I can't thank her enough."
Tova
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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