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Popular Cello Teachers Near Portland

Elisa B.

Oregon City, OR
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Maggie C.

Portland, OR
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Ivy R.

Beaverton, OR
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Elisa B. Oregon City, OR

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 including Kayser, Wohlfart, Kreutzer, Mazas, Dont and Paganini Caprices with students looking for more rigorous studies and more advanced skills. Keeping music and technique in balance - Learn how to enjoy performing - Find your own highest potential - Fall in love with music *** Lesson Details *** I am friendly and like to inspire my students to find their own best potential. Suitable challenges are fun and needed to keep the personal progress going on. "No suffering in my studio!" ...


Amy K. June 11, 2014
Violin · In studio
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There are many websites that will tell you instructors don't like teaching adults, but Elisa was a wonderful and patient instructor for all ages. She is able to adjust her approach to accommodate all age groups and skill levels. It's important to let Elisa know what your goals are so she can mold the lessons to help accomplish your goals. Elisa also arranges group rehearsals and recitals to broaden the students abilities in group settings (optional).
Maggie C. Portland, OR

Lessons are individually tailored to what each student wants to accomplish through learning how to play the cello. Whether the goal is to learn the more refined/historical side of performance or to let loose and headbang with some rock, I am looking forward to sharing how it's done.

About Maggie

Maggie began studying music at the age of 5. After specializing in cello under the instruction of Elizabeth Benusis and 2 years of study at Interlochen Arts Camp, she began playing symphonic cello professionally at age 15. From there, Maggie earned her Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Cello Performance at Minot State University under the instruction of Erik Anderson. In the next stage of her education, Maggie completed her Master of Music (Mmus) degree at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, studying under both Rudi de Groote and Robert Irvine. Maggie has recently played with such symphonies as the Black Hills Symphony Orchestra, Minot Symphony Orchestra, Missouri Valley Chamber Orchestra, the Bismarck/Mandan Symphony Orchestra, the Edinburgh Contemporary Music Ensemble, and the Royal ...

Ivy R. Beaverton, OR

All ages and levels welcome. After the first lesson, individualized lesson plans will be used.

About Ivy

A native of Portland, Oregon, Ivy began her cello studies with Stephanie MacDougal. Ivy holds a M.M. from New England Conservatory and a B.M. from New York University, where her primary teachers were Yeesun Kim-Kitchen and Clive Greensmith. While in New York, she explored various genres of music which lead her to perform with Grammy nominated R&B singer Maiysha Kai and Grammy award winner Chris Brown. Ivy has performed alongside members of the Vienna Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and the Tokyo String Quartet. As a teacher, Ivy strives to provide students with a strong technical foundation, alongside developing beauty of sound, so a strong expression can be achieved in performance.

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TakeLessons offers private in-studio and in-home Cello in Portland and nearby areas. Learn how to play cello by working with a qualified TakeLessons instructor. Review Portland Cello teacher profiles and contact a friendly TakeLessons student counselor by phone or email for assistance with scheduling your Cello lessons.

Whether you are a beginner Cello student, intermediate Cello student, or advanced Cello student, a TakeLessons Instructor can help you learn or enhance your Cello skills. Your choices for a Portland Cello instructor come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find one that matches your interests and skill level. Each Cello instructor's specialties are listed on their profile, along with helpful details like teaching style, background, photos, student feedback, ...

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