Alex Winter

Alex W.

Berkeley, CA
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About

Alex delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
2009

I am a cello performer and teacher based in the Bay Area. This is what I do full-time, and I love it! I received my Master's in Music, Cello Performance from Florida State University, and my Bachelor's in Music, Cello Performance from Sacramento State University.

I have been teaching students of all ages and levels of experience since 2009. I look forward to meeting you and helping you reach your goals in playing the cello!

Experience

Principal Cellist
Jan 2010 - Present
Townsend Opera (Modesto, CA)

Private Cello Teacher
Jan 2009 - Present
Self-Employed

Teaching Artist
Oct 2012 - Jun 2014
Sacramento Youth Symphony Overture Strings

Instructed beginning strings at public elementary school in class sizes of 15-30. Led assemblies, attended meetings, organized concerts, and planned field trips for students.

Cello Teacher
Jan 2011 - Jul 2012
Newsongs School of Music (Elk Grove, CA)

Education

Master's in Music, Cello Performance
Sep 2014 - Jun 2016
Florida State University
Bachelor's in Music, Cello Performance
Sep 2007 - Jun 2012
Sacramento State University

Certifications

Suzuki Book 1
Sep 2012
Intermountain Suzuki String Institute

Immersive training in philosophies and techniques of beginning Suzuki Method cello instruction, including 15 hours of private and group class observation. Teacher trainer: Priscilla Jones

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3 Reviews

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Mattia Oct 30, 2018
Cello · In home

Alex was very professional and connected very well with my 9 years old.

Rosa A. Sep 25, 2018
Cello · In home

Alex is a great instructor. He is very direct, clear, pays close attention to all the parts of playing cello and tells you what is wrong with positive reinforcement. He, especially, pays attention to detail and is concerned on getting a good sound.

Lily Aug 1, 2018
Cello · In studio

He is a great teacher and gentle man.

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