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Feliks V.

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Starting at $80
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Cello Performance and Education from State Institute of Music, Moscow Russia
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Feliks V.

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In my teaching, I focus on developing strong technical foundation, which is crucial to develop at a very early stage for a future success, and nurturing students’ creativity and natural musical talents. As an active concert musican, I understand challenges that students may face in learning cello and how inspiring can be a productive practicing! I don't teach how to play and be dependant on a teacher, but rather how to analyze and enhance your practicing patterns, listen to yourself, think, be creative and independant: everything that encompasses joy of playing music

I help my students to build up their resume for university applications: audition to honor orchestras, win competitions, pass CM and RCM tests. My students successfully compete at International and National competitions and are members of different orchestras including Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra, All Southern California Elementary Honor, San Juan Capistrano and Irvine Honor Orchestras, Orange County Youth ...

About Feliks

Russian born cellist, Feliks Volozhanin, began studying cello at the age of seven. At the age of twelve he became a laureate of Chelyabinsk State Youth Cello Competition and continued his studies at State Institute of Music in Moscow, Russia. Since moving to the United States, Mr. Volozhanin has wo

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Peter B.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Serbian, Russian
  • Bachelor's degree in Piano, Music Theory and Pedagogy (Music Education) from University Cyril and Methodius, Macedonia
  • Teaching since 1988
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Peter B.

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Beginner cello instruction based on custom curriculum. Usually after 2-3 hours of active instructions, most students are able to play simple melodies.

About Peter

I teach Classically trained, energetic, experienced and creative music teacher with a proven ability to get the very best out of pupils; experienced in identifying the appropriate resources necessary for a subject matter and ensuring that they are used efficiently and effectively. Most of my studen

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Kim
Peter has not only honed my daughter's previous skills, but introduced techniques and music theory that was completely new to her. Peter has sought out music that will challenge and interest my daughter specifically. We've been very pleased.
Brian
Peter is an extremely patient and knowledgeable teacher; it has been a privilege studying the piano and cello with him for the past 2 months. In that brief time, I have completed 16 of the 17 pieces in the first Suzuki book for cello! I have also enjoyed the piano exercises and repertoire he has assigned, which are technical but melodious. He has a great understanding of theory and technique; he is very personable and encouraging; and he was flexible and accommodating about the times and modes (in person and online) for my lessons. I recommend him wholeheartedly to other adult beginners like me and am grateful to be under his tutelage.
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Peter is exceptional. His instruction is simple, straightforward and progressive
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Valentina H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Español
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
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Valentina H.

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Valentina is a cellist with 11 years of experience, currently, she is a professor at music academies; she has participated in national and international orchestras. She was part of the “El Sistema” in Venezuela, where she obtained her knowledge abilities to become the musician she is now. I like to see how my students grow and advance; I get involved in their musical growth, which helps them to develop each of their skills by giving them tools they enjoy to work on while they enjoy it.

About Valentina

Hello, my name is Valentina Hernández. I am a music and Cello teacher and orchestra performer. I studied at the Venezuelan National Youth and Children Symphony Orchestras System, "El Sistema" - Vicente Emilio Sojo Conservatory in Barquisimeto, Edo. Lara, Venezuela. I continued my musical formati

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Estefania
Valentina Is a great teacher, she has helped me grow as a musician. She has taught me lessons and skills that are helpful for me. Her great personality and charisma takes my insecurities away and I feel confident when she teaches me how to play better my cello. I appreciate her as a teacher and her classes are great!
Isabel
Hola, mi sobrina de 12 años tiene una excelente empatía con la Profesora Valentina Hernandez ella ha avanzado y le veo mucho interés en seguir aprendiendo todo lo referente al Cello su maestra siempre está dispuesta para ayudarla, orientarla en sus clases le crea hábito de estudio, si la recomiendo Saludos
Javier
She is a really extraordinary musician. She knows how to make her students to advance quickly and learn deeply. They love the way she teaches. They achieve to master the cello with her techniques

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Donny C.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 10 to 75
  • Master of Music from Oklahoma State University
  • Teaching since 2012
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Donny C.

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I am a professional cellist and private educator based in Los Angeles, California. I have seventeen years of cello experience, including a Bachelors in Music from the prestigious University of North Texas. I earned my Masters of Music in Cello Performance at Oklahoma State University, where my research included pedagogy and performance practice.

My former teachers include Shawn Sanders (2006-2010), Nikola Ružević (-2014) and Dr. Meredith Blecha-Wells (-2016). I have performed masterclasses for artists including Phyllis Young, Bion Tsang, Dobrila Berković-Magdalenič, Johnathan Ruck, and Kari Caldwell.

My primary education used Suzuki Method materials along with exercises by Popper and Dotzauer, and later more advanced studies such as Feuillard, Duport, and Piatti. My teaching uses these resources, in addition to personalized exercises, to help my students achieve their musical goals. These goals may include repertoire which is strictly classical, contemporary, or a blend of the two. ...

About Donny

During my studies I performed with the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra through the Patti Johnson Wilson Orchestral Fellowship, with Principal Guest Conductor Daniel Hege. I worked under conductors including Eric Whitacre, Benjamin Zander, Sarah Ioannides, and Gerhardt Zimmerman, among others. I performed

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Adelyn Russell
Mr. Crider was such a great teacher! I appreciated the way he adjusted every lesson to my needs and patiently helped me work through technique.
I would recommend him to anyone wishing to begin or further their classical training on the cello.
Maris
Donny always takes extra care to meet the individual needs if our daughter. He is kind in his approach, praising accomplishments and hard work. However, he does challenge her to continue to improve in musical knowledge and performing with excellence.
Mikki
My son was privileged to study with Donny for two years. He made MAJOR strides in improvement with his cello technique during that time. He was challenged and encouraged each week. Donny's clarity was a great help in growing technique. Listening for musicality was never overlooked. We highly recommend him as a teacher.
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Danielle F.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Bachelor of Music - Concentrations in Music Performance and Music Education from James Madison University
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Danielle F.

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The cello is a gorgeous instrument that deserves to be played beautifully! We will work on sound production, technique, and we will work to build love and passion for the instrument!!

About Danielle

Hello! My name is Danielle and I'm a strings teacher (don't worry - I teach the fun stuff too!). I've been playing violin since age 5, viola since age 13, and 'cello since age 18. I have Bachelors Degrees in Violin Performance and Music Education from James Madison University, and I play both Violi

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Elena L.
Great with my daughter and very friendly
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Matthew A.
Danielle was a very intuitive teacher- she listened to my goals, and helped provide me with a clear path toward them, conquering some of the basics, scales, pentatonic, and such... but also some of the more advanced nuances like harmonics and vibrato. If you are trying to learn violin or fiddle, I'd recommend Danielle.

Jason G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Chinese (Mandarin), English, Chinese (Wu / Shanghai Dialect)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Jason G.

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I’m passionate about music education and I am a full time music teacher and active performer throughout the SE Michigan area. In the summers I teach cello and music improvisation at the Cellochanwoods Cello retreat in Vermont.

Lessons are designed and catered around each student and I believe in a well rounded approach in teaching music. While everyone will learn a solid foundation of note reading and playing technique, lessons also pull from sources such as music theory, ear training, music history, etc.

I hold a Masters in Music Performance from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London and a Bachelors in Music Performance from the University of Michigan.

Whether you’re looking to learn a new hobby, or further your musical skills, I’d love to help out. All levels welcome!

About Jason

Hi my name is Jason. I'm a pianist and cellist teaching and performing in SE Michigan. I'm dedicated to promoting growth and well-being through the arts. I hold a Masters in Piano Performance at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, UK and a Bachelors of Music in Piano Performance

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hanayo S.
I am really learning from him how to understand and express beautiful piano piece of great artist of Bach, Beethoven, Chopin. I never had authentic piano education at college but I feel I am receiving it through his lesson.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in East Pittsburgh, PA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in East Pittsburgh is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $43 and $140 per hour.
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"Patient and precise instruction."
Treston
Took Cello lessons from Tszto W.
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"My daughter Kat took lessons with her for a year. We had to stop because she was too busy with school. Kathrine improved a lot."
Amy
Took Cello lessons from Chialing P.
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"Excellent lesson today. Techniques, theory, etc."
Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"Extremely intelligent approach to learning the cello. Works within the limits of the student and moves forward to new techniques nicely. Highly recommend!"
Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"Knowledgeable, helpful and very good teacher."
Janet
Took Cello lessons from Jessica B.
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"Ms Chris was great my daughter really enjoyed her first lesson. Ms Chris was easy to work with and made my daughter comfortable that she felt free to ask questions and make mistakes without worry. My daughter is looking forward to the next lesson."
JD
Took Cello lessons from Chris H.
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"Claire is a phenomenal teacher, musician, and mentor. Have learned so much from her over the years, and have even begun delving into theory and her new cello course. Would highly recommend her as a tutor for those interested in improving their skills - at any level!!"
Matthew
Took Cello lessons from Claire A.
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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."
Marcia
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Corey has been an amazing teacher and friend for the past 10 years. He is super funny and fun to work with and he is very good at balancing hard work and fun! I started with him when I was in 4th grade and have been with him ever since, I cannot say how great of a teacher he is!"
Alden
Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
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"Aaron has a fresh and dynamic way to interact with my daughter. He is patient and, at the same time, precise and attentive to details, such an important aspect to build on basic skills. My daughter likes working with Aaron very much!"
Giulia
Took Cello lessons from Aaron F.
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