Brendon Phelps

Brendon P.

Montclair, NJ
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Brendon delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 3+ and special needs

Teaching since:

Brendon P. recently completed a Masters of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music under Dr. Melissa Kraut in cello performance and pedagogy. Brendon is certified to teach all 10 Suzuki books and is an active member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas. As a performer, Brendon is very active in the area playing various gigs. He performs frequently with Accordia Music and with Musical Upcoming Stars in the Classics. He has also performed with Akron Baroque and Singers Companye. In addition to the modern cello, Brendon also plays baroque cello and viola da gamba. In 2015, Phelps performed in the Boston Early Music Festival.


Cello Instructor
Sep 2016 - Present
Western Reserve Academy

Cello Instructor
Sep 2016 - Present
Old Trail School


Early Music Performance Certificate
Aug 2014 - May 2016
Case Western Reserve University
M.M. Cello Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy
Aug 2014 - May 2016
Cleveland Institute of Music
B.M. Cello Performance
Aug 2010 - May 2014
University of Akron


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Suzuki Teacher Training of Books 1-10
May 2016
Suzuki Association of the Americas


1st Place Strings
Mar 2015
Tuesday Musical Association Competition


Suzuki Association of the Americas
Sep 2014

The Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA) is a coalition of teachers, parents, educators, and others who are interested in making music education available to all children. The SAA provides programs and services to members throughout North and South America.

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Cello Sonata No.5 in D major, Op.102 No.2 
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Brendon Phelps, violoncello
Elizabeth DeMio, piano

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Patrick Aug 7, 2017
Cello · In home

Great teacher! Very patient and knowledgeable.

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