Nick Anton

Nick A.

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

Teaching since:
June 2014

I am a multi-instrumentalist from Queens, NYC, and I am the cellist/guitarist for the first national tour of the hit broadway show "Waitress".

I trained as a classical cellist at the Aaron Copland School of Music, and I am a lifelong guitarist. Before starting my broadway career, I worked as a freelance cellist, playing with numerous orchestras around NYC, in addition to teaching many students in the Queens/Nassau County area.

I also performed in a 30 city national tour the with the Post-Rock band "You Bred Raptors?". As a guitarist, I was sitting in with a professional band by the time I was just 14, and would later to go to play many clubs around NYC, such as the Bitter End and Bowery Electric, with my own projects.

While I am out on the road, I am available for skype lessons on either of these two instruments. Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have!

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Sep 2017 - Present
Waitress the Musical First National Tour

I am currently traveling around the country on the first national tour of the hit broadway show "Waitress", written by Sara Bareilles.

Founder, Performer
Jan 2014 - Present
Chamber Music Underground

Project I helped found in the Winter of 2014. The program raises money for the Opportunity Music Project, which is an NYC non-profit organization that provides free music lessons to disadvantaged children.

Chamber Music Counselor
Jun 2013 - Jul 2017
Chamber Music Center of New York

I worked as a coach and counselor for young classical musicians as they learned new repertoire and advanced their skills.

Music Instructor
Feb 2015 - Dec 2016
Real Brave Audio

I taught various instruments at a successful music school in Queens, NYC. I prepared students for two recitals each year, and taught a mixture of rock/pop and classical music.


Bachelor of Music
Sep 2013 - Jun 2017
Aaron Copland School of Music


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Alexander Kouguell Award for Excellence in Cello
Jun 2017
Aaron Copland School of Music

Photos & Videos

Bach Cello Suite 3 in C Major - Sarabande
Bach Cello Suite 4 in Eb Major - Allemande

3 Reviews

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Sarah May 7, 2019
Cello · Online

I took lessons with Nick for a little over 2 years and couldn't have more wonderful things to say about him. Nick is patient while also pushing and guiding his students to achieve whatever their musical goals are. I developed as a cellist and as a musician with Nick and can't recommend him enough.

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Hillel M. Nov 6, 2015
Violin · In studio

My son came home from his first violin lesson with a huge smile-very excitedly showed me what he learned
Nick was a great choice!

Wei C. Aug 3, 2015
Cello · In studio

He is very patient with my son. He is very professional. Definitely recommend!

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