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Emma C.

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  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Bachelor's in Cello Performance from University of Michigan
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Emma C.

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Hello! My name is Emma Cary and I recently completed my sophomore year as a cello performance major at the University of Michigan, where I study with Prof. Richard Aaron. I have been studying the cello for 14 years, and previously taught weekly private cello lessons to kids ages 6-15 for around 3 years during high school. I have plenty of experience teaching beginners, but I am also willing to teach musicians of any level!

I will be available for in-person lessons at the Moore Building on campus since I will be staying in Ann Arbor until mid-June, and I will return in late August. I am also willing to teach online lessons via Skype. I am fully vaccinated, but I still would like to social distance and wear a mask if we decide to meet in person.

I would prefer if you send me an email at ecary@umich.edu to set up a lesson time instead of doing so through this website. TakeLessons charges extra fees, but if we use another payment method, (Zelle, Venmo, etc.) your money won't go to ...

About Emma

Emma Cary, 19, is a rising junior at the University of Michigan where she studies cello performance with Richard Aaron. She began cello lessons at 6 years old with her father, Neal Cary, and continued lessons with him for 12 years. Other influential teachers include Julian Schwarz, who she studied

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Emma helped my son get into the youth orchestra and worked on improving a few of his weaknesses like sightreading and technique. He was much more motivated to practice after lessons. I am a nurse and emma was flexible and understanding with scheduling.
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Megan C.

62 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, German
  • Awarded Young Artist Competition 1st Prize Winner from Ann Arbor Society for Music Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Megan C.

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As a cellist with 20 years of playing experience, I am a passionate cellist of many orchestras around the US and an even more passionate teacher. I enjoy helping students of all ages and levels!

In addition to your lessons, you'll be granted access to my supplemental recordings for personal practice, making your practice routine feel like you're playing with others!

Lesson Duration Recommendations:
30 min for beginners
45 min for beginner-intermediate
60 for intermediate-advanced

About Megan

Megan is an internationally performing cellist hailing from Detroit, Michigan. Currently residing in Austin, Texas, she enjoys sharing her musical passion with students and on stage all over the country. In her free time, Megan spends her time drawing and reading. She has most recently served as

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Jessie L.
Megan is absolutely THE BEST! After 10 online classes with her, as an adult student, I cannot believe how much I have improved, how much confidence I have gained, and most incredibly, how much passion I have grown for cello. Megan is so kind, encouraging, genuine, positive, passionate, and knowledgeable! Her instructions are so concise and effective, that she can pinpoint exactly what I need to improve and offer the best explanation/technique. I have small hands with short pinky fingers that used to lead to a lot of frustrations. After meeting Megan, I have learned to comfortably face my disadvantages while minimizing the negative impact by her wonderful encouragement and practical techniques. She is WAY BETTER than my other teachers, and I had both online and in-person experiences prior to studying with Megan. I felt so fortunate to have found Megan as my cello teacher!
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The first lesson went really well. Megan is very welcoming and I felt at ease quickly.
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Jasmine L.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • bachelor of music from CU Boulder
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jasmine L.

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I believe that all students are unique, and I enjoy being flexible, incorporating my style with students needs. I have over 15 years of experience beginner to advanced levels, with students 3 years old to adults.

About Jasmine

I started playing the violin at four years old, finally transitioning to cello. I am registered Suzuki teacher with versatility and balance. My approach is to be open and intuitive, sensitive to the unique nature of each student.

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Claire A.

32 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Masters in Music - Cello Performance from Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University
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Claire A.

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Let's get you playing the music you've been hearing in your head! Each week, you'll get a personalized practice guide tailored to your goals. I love playing and teaching the cello, and I cant wait to share that passion with you.

My teaching style is as slow as you need, as fast as you can go. Technique should always serve the music, so we'll focus on creating art and telling the story that you want to tell. I'll work with you to create a personalized study plan that is engaging, positive, and progress-oriented.

Lessons are open to anyone, even if you don’t have a cello yet! I have worked with everyone from beginning students learning the basics of holding the bow to advanced players & colleagues looking for a discerning ear.

I generally recommend 45 minutes for beginners, but there's no time limit; I love to dive into details and can work as long as you can!

As an added bonus, all new students will receive the 70-page Cello Handbook I recently published as part of my online ...

About Claire

Claire is a professional musician based in NYC. She performs regularly with the Sarasota Orchestra and the Sarasota New Music Ensemble. She toured the United States with the Weimar Staatskapelle, and has spent many summers performing in the Aspen Music Festival. She frequently collaborates with pre

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Dr. Jason Christensen
Claire has contagious optimism with an amazing attention to detail. Can’t wait for many more.
Shealyn
Claire. Is. Amazing!!!!!! She is encouraging, lets me go at my own pace and she is so much fun to work with! I’ve wanted to play cello my whole life and she’s helping me make a dream come true. Stop scrolling now and take lessons with Claire!!!
Amanda
Claire is an incredible instructor with so much information to share and a very approachable, adaptable teaching style. She sent me over a lot of additional resources to review after our first lesson, and I am very excited to continue learning under her.
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Alexandra S.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students Male: 3 to 17; Female: 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner
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Alexandra S.

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Experienced strings teacher of 6 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I have thirteen years' experience as a violinist in solo, chamber, and orchestral settings. I structure my lessons so students learn a variety of music styles according to their personal interests, while also building a strong foundation of technique, music-reading, and ear-training skills. I specialize in classical repertoire (solo and ensemble), and typically start beginning cellists via the Suzuki method. (Please ask me if you have questions about this! :)

About Alexandra

I am a Hampton Roads native holding a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Lee University (Cleveland, TN). I am licensed to teach instrumental and vocal music to grades K-12 and have seven years' experience privately teaching students ages 4 to adult. I currently teach elementary Strings classes

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Meg L.
Very helpful first lesson. Alexandra is a very nice person who knows how to teach music effectively. I look forward to the next lesson.

Carolyn B.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Awarded Phoenix Artist Award from Phoenix Office of Cultural Arts
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts in Music DMA from Arizona State Univeristy
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Carolyn B.

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I have been teaching beginning cello for over twenty years. I teach both traditional western methods and Suzuki style. I have a Doctorate in Music. I am very experienced teaching all ages. I teach out of my home studio in Scottsdale. If you have ever dreamed of learning to play music, I can help you make that dream come true.

About Carolyn

Carolyn has taught advanced, intermediate and beginning violin and viola lessons for over twenty five years. She has also taught beginning piano and cello for over twenty years. Carolyn earned her Doctorate in Music Performance from Arizona State University. She has taught in the Maricopa Commun

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Mennen P.
Dr Carolyn is very patient & made every step of my beginning lesson enjoyable. I’m looking forward to my next lessons on the web with her!
Clark W.
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.
Charlene R.
Patient, encouraging and inspiring. I cannot recommend Carolyn highly enough.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Philadelphia, PA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Philadelphia is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $140 per hour.
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$43 average
45 min
$57 average
60 min
$70 average

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"Michael is great--it is clear that he is a versatile teacher, and he is very receptive to the needs and goals of the student. He is extremely supportive yet also has a keen critical eye/ear. I will definitely be continuing with him!"
Emmett Larsen
Took Cello lessons from Michael P.
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"Genevieve taught me the most I’ve ever learned about the cello in a mere two months. Through her I was able to move through an entire Suzuki book while also learning every scale (including chromatic) without using open strings. The techniques she taught me helped further my music that I still use today. Before studying with her I was fourth stand in my high school’s orchestra. By the end of the Summer I was able to achieve first chair and all of the offered solos."
Talulah
Took Cello lessons from Genevieve T.
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"Nader has taught cello to my 10 year old son, Caleb for the last 2 years. During in this time, Caleb has made amazing progress. Nader challenges Caleb in a way that builds excitement for music and confidence to excel at his instrument. I can imagine that music lessons and practice can become a chore, but Nader's patience, positive attitude, enthusiasm, and method of teaching keeps Caleb engaged and excited to play the cello. Caleb has truly benefited from the way that Nader engages him each and every time they meet. Nader is a very good listener so that Caleb always feels heard. His questions and concerns are addressed. I give Nader my highest recommendation not only because Caleb has made such good progress, but also because Nader has made the cello very rewarding and enjoyable for Caleb."
Cory
Took Cello lessons from Nader T.
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"Ms. Yuliya is an excellent instructor. My daughter enjoys her lessons and is eager to receive them each week. It quickly became apparent that Ms. Yuliya is a highly qualified professional and relates very well to my teenage daughter. Highly recommend her lessons!"
Crystal
Took Cello lessons from Yuliya K.
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"Mark was friendly and encouraging!"
Marcus
Took Cello lessons from Mark L.
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"Claire is the absolute best! I used to take cello as a kid, and wanted to pick it up again. She knows what she's talking about, that's for sure."
Jerome
Took Cello lessons from Claire A.
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"Our son Tom had the pleasure to take lessons with Anna for two years when we used to live in California. She’s amazingly professional, and was wonderful with him while her high standards and clear demands brought him to a whole new level of playing cello.
We highly recommend Anna as a teacher for all levels, she’s the best!"
Ruti Sella
Took Cello lessons from Anna C.
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"My daughter has taken lessons with Ms. Yuliya for over a year. She has progressed quickly and has a solid technique. Ms. Yuliya worked with her for scholarship opportunities, and my daughter did very well."
Jani
Took Cello lessons from Yuliya K.
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"I can't believe how much I learned in my first lesson - her tips were great! Can't wait for more."
Cindy
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Super thorough on explaining improvisations, techniques and music theory. I enjoyed learning new ways to approach the cello and music :)"
Jenny
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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