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Susanna S.

171 Reviews
Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $36
  • Awarded Sword of Honor from Sigma Alpha Iota
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1994
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Susanna S.

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I've been teaching cello for over 27 years and my students have gone on to play in youth orchestras, attend PMEA and ASTA events or go to college as a music major. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to improve your playing skills and as time goes on you'll be able to play at a more advanced level. I specialize in Traditional Classical violin, typically use Essential Elements 2000, Samuel Applebaum methods, Suzuki methods and traditional scales and etude books. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Susanna

Susanna S. has over 27 years of teaching experience on violin, viola and cello in private lessons, small groups, large groups and school orchestra settings grades 2 -12. Additionally, Susanna has worked with adult students of all ages and all levels. Currently, she runs her own studio and is teac

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Crystal
Susanna is an amazing instructor who takes the time with her students to truly get an appreciation of the instrument they are learning. Susanna offers any student patience, understanding and a wealth of knowledge to gain confidence in playing. Highly recommend for any Violin, Viola, or Cello students.
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Absolute BEST music teacher EVER! If patience is a virtue, you will never meet a more virtuous person.

I’ve been taking Viola lesson with Susanna for over four years…including various breaks for health issues (two strokes, carpal tunnel surgery)…and Susanna always knows where to restart lessons.

You can stop looking for a strings teacher now, because you’ve just found the best there is!
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Charles B.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Music Performance/Education from Ithaca College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Charles B.

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I have been teaching over 25 years. I have been playing for over 35 years. I have played professionally in orchestras and chamber ensembles.

I use both the Suzuki and traditional methods for teaching.

About Charles

I have been teaching stringed instruments for over 25 years. I use both the Suzuki and traditional methods.

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Don S.
Charles has been great with my early skill development. He continues every week to stress the basic for my violin training. He remains supportive and patient. We have had lessons in person and online. I am beginner at 65 years old and I would highly recommend Charles Bossert as a violin, and other strings instruments instructor. Thank You Charles for your help.
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Erik M.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelor's Degree in Commercial Music from Trevecca Nazarene University
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Erik M.

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An introduction to the instrument, music theory, as well as a personalized practice curriculum to help the student reach their specific musical goals.

About Erik

I'm a multi-instrumentalist in Nashville. I'm very passionate about music and have experience and love for just about every kind of music one could think of. There is music in and around all of us and I look forward to helping you reach your musical goals whatever they may be.

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Elisa B.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Finnish
  • Violin teacher's certificate from Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland
  • Teaches students 3 to 70
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Elisa B.

23 Reviews
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Private lessons for beginning and intermediate cello by experienced string teacher. Also couching school orchestra cello students reading music, understanding rhythms, developing more advanced technique and beautiful tone.

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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Jeffery M.
This weeks practice was very helpful and encouraging I cannot wait to do the spring recital !
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Hi this is Lia and I really enjoy taking lessons from Elisa with my grandpa and there's lots of fun activities to do a long the way! So I and my grandpa totally reccomend
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Elisa is a great teacher I would reccomend! -Lia N.
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Pecos S.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $62
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Baroque Concerto Competition Winner from San Francisco Conservatory Of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Pecos S.

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I am a professional performing artist and educator who believes that everyone is inherently musical. I have extensive experience with students of all ages and abilities and enjoy cultivating the interests in those whom I teach.

About Pecos

New York-based cellist Pecos was the winner of the 2016 Baroque Concerto Competition at the San Francisco Conservatory and has performed on baroque and modern instruments across the US, the Czech Republic, Italy and Austria. Pecos has recorded for the Naxos label as a Fellow at the National Orchest

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Laura C.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Arts from Barnard College, Columbia University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Dolan Prize from Columbia University
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Laura C.

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I emphasize a physically relaxed and technically accurate approach to cello playing so that students are free to create music without limitations or physical discomfort.
Though playing an instrument takes hard work, it should be a fun and enjoyable experience too! We will work together to ensure that you are learning pieces that interest you and inspire you to reach the next level. By the end of each lesson you will know what to work on for the week and exactly how to practice in order to achieve the most effective results.

Students will learn the fundamentals of music theory and history while focusing on improving their technical facility on the cello. Students also work towards building their comfort with the instrument by practicing increasingly complex exercises and repertoire.

Lessons will be highly interactive and geared towards your personal goals as an aspiring cellist.

About Laura

*** About Me *** I am a classically trained cellist in NYC. I have a master's degree in cello performance from a top NYC conservatory and I am a registered Suzuki teacher for books 1-10. In addition to performing music, I love to teach cello lessons to aspiring musicians of all ages! My musical as

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Janet M.
My first lesson with Laura was even better than I had hoped. I'm an adult intermediate player who has not played in the past several years. Laura communicated with me several times prior to the lesson to check on my experience, goals, and music requests. During the lesson Laura identified and helped with several problem techniques and provided exercises to help correct them. She was friendly, professional, and made excellent use of our lesson time. She's an excellent coach and I'm so excited to have found her!
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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Pittsburgh, PA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Pittsburgh 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
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$57 average
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$70 average

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"Mr. Anderson is a wonderful cellist and musician. He is a very dedicated teacher and brings the best out of his students. I recommend Mr. Anderson highly."
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Took Cello lessons from Dwight Anderson
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"Laura is a wonderful cello teacher. Our daughter (10 y.o.) has been playing cello for 2 years. We just moved to NYC and needed a cello teacher. We found Laura and our daughter just had her first lesson with Laura. They reviewed skills, practiced pieces, ear training and Laura provided appropriate level workbooks at the end for home practice. Our daughter said "I can't wait to work with Laura again next week." Proof enough for us."
Deno
Took Cello lessons from Laura C.
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"Miguel is very nice. We look forward to seeing him again online. We have a lot to learn and cover. He is clear with his lessons and in the end has a little review and goals for next time"
Janet
Took Cello lessons from Miguel Z.
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"Katie is an exemplary teacher, exhibiting highly effective and innovative teaching techniques."
Samantha
Took Cello lessons from Katie S.
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"Instructor is very talented!"
Cindy
Took Cello lessons from Charles W.
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"My first lesson was amazing and I’m looking forward to many more lessons.
Victor is very knowledgeable and teaches well."
Amy
Took Cello lessons from Victor Q.
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"Naomi is a wonderful cello instructor. Very patient, easy to understand and able to simplify what would otherwise be very complicated concepts."
William
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"My son has been taking lessons from her several months now. He has been enjoying the lessons with her and improved a lot. Yuliya is an excellent teacher who really cares about the students."
June
Took Cello lessons from Yuliya K.
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"Excellent first lesson! Pecos was very patient and encouraging as I struggled through the basics. Already looking forward to our next lesson"
Beth
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"My son has been enjoying the lessons with Yuliya. She has a talent for teaching. I had a little bit of doubt for online teaching method but I am glad I found her online."
June
Took Cello lessons from Yuliya K.
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