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Jeanmarie J.

3 Reviews
Austin, TX
Starting at $59
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Music from Stony Brook University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeanmarie J.

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Experienced professional cellist with degrees in music and music education strives to bring a solid foundation combined with the joy of music.

About Jeanmarie

My passion is music and my greatest joy is sharing that passion. My teaching style is adapted to each student, customized lesson plans and curriculum designed to teach and challenge but also ensure the student is enjoying the experience by basing lessons on music in which the student is interested o

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Edward A.
Very good instructor. She has the right temprament for me being an older student.
Tracey L.
She was very thorough..plus her style of teaching will definitely benefit me in the long run!!
Debbie N.
Jeanmarie helped me to learn the proper way to hold the cello and the bow. She watched carefully to be sure I maintained that throughout the lesson. I am pleased that she is going to be sure I learn to play the cello well to prevent injuries. She also gave me some very basic bowing and finger exercises to practice this first week so I begin to build correct muscle memory before I go on to working with sheet music.
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Brenda L.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks German, English
  • DMA Cello Performance from University of South Carolina
  • Teaching since 1986
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Brenda L.

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I have over 30 years of experience teaching cello. Every student has different needs; I work with you at whatever point you are at; beginners through advanced students welcome. I have a doctorate in cello. I've played cello all my life; in recent years I have learned (and can teach) 5-string cello, as well.

I recommend lessons 30 minutes in duration for beginners, particularly children. (Adult beginners can choose 30 or 45 minutes.) Students who can play longer pieces definitely need a little longer lesson so we get through everything.

I use Suzuki books for their inexpensive repertoire but I do not teach using the Suzuki method nor do I teach rote playing. I supplement these books with technique materials from Rick Mooney (Position Pieces, Thumb Position) and studies by cellist-composers of the past. If you have an interest in another area of playing, let's talk and find pieces that interest you.

About Brenda

I love teaching cello! I’ve spent 30+ years of my life doing it and I think I’m good at what I do. :) One of the best parts of teaching is connecting you with your dreams. I’m open to teaching music you’ll enjoy playing and I love talking about cello and my love of classical music. I’m hap

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Shui
English is not my first language, however the communication is never a problem. She’s very kind and patient.
I have learnt the cello with her for over a year and a half now and I can hear that I am making progress in musical interpretation, techniques and the intonation. She’s such an awesome teacher, highly recommended!
Cindy T.
Brenda is such a lovely teacher. I learn so much each lesson. She is fun and extremely patient.
John
Brenda is an amazing teacher, our 7 year old loves her and looks forward to meeting with her every time! He says that she is so funny and makes cello feel so fun for him. He has grown and learned so much in just months and is excited to continue learning cello!
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Jessica L.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded First place, Concerto Competition from The New Texas Symphony Orchestra
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Jessica L.

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I am a professional cellist with a graduate degree in music and extensive performing and teaching experience. I look forward to working with you or your child to help accomplish your goals and have fun making music! Lessons are tailored to each students needs and abilities, and I have vast experience working with students of all ages and abilities, from elementary students to college students. I teach online and in-person lessons.

I can provide private lessons for beginner-intermediate level violin and viola students who are in elementary-middle school. I also provide beginner-advanced cello lessons for students of all ages.

About Jessica

Jessica L. is a professional teacher and cellist with a Master of Music in Cello Performance and a Certificate in Arts Administration from the University of Colorado Boulder. Jessica holds a Bachelor of Arts from Bard College at Simon’s Rock and a Texas teaching certificate in music education. As

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Lucia O.
My daughter started taking online violin class in May 2021 and her progress and motivation to play this instrument has been fantastic. My daughter never play the violin and she wanted to try it and having a teacher that is caring and patient like Jessica has made help my daughter to have a great learning experience with this wonderful music instrument. Thank you, Jessica!!
Michelle
she is very nice and is a very good teacher
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Christopher G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelors Degree in Music education from Crane School of Music (SUNY Potsdam)
  • Teaches Beginner
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Christopher G.

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As a New York State Public School Music teacher with over 21 years of experience, I have taught hundreds of students how to play the Cello. My students have been highly successful and accepted into county and state-wide music Festivals.

About Christopher

I am a New York State Certified Public School Music teacher with over 21 years of experience. I pride myself on teaching with compassion, humor and making learning fun. My students become part of my family. I also know how to prepare you for any musical adventure you want. You want to prepare for a

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Valerie
Mr. Greer did a fantastic job teaching my daughter Clarinet. He is very professional and she got a perfect score on all of her NYSSMA solos that she worked on with him. I highly recommend Mr. Greer for private lessons.
Stu
Worked with my daughter and she really enjoyed the lesson. She asked me if she could continue to take lessons with Christopher. He seemed to be able to easily have her gain confidence.
Jim
He is an amazing teacher. He helped me tremendously with my embouchure issues and my sound. His friendly style and energy really motivated me to practice more. Can't wait to get back to school and audition for first chair in band.
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Guy M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 11 and up
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Guy M.

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My cello lessons are very unique because I don't focus on classical music at all. I teach the cello, the understanding of music and allow the students to play whatever their heart desires. Every student has different desires so I want to give them the opportunity to express themselves on the cello however they want.

About Guy

Guy is a well-known professional cellist. He began his music career at the age of 5 in his native country, Haiti. Guy trained and established a foundation in classical music during his early years and continued his study in secondary and post-secondary education, ultimately achieving a Bachelor’s

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Maria D.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, Montenegrin (Serbo-Croatian)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master's Degree from IU Jacobs School of Music
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Maria D.

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I am a professional cellist with years of performing and teaching.
I attended the Jacobs School of Music for my undergraduate and masters' degrees and was a graduate teaching assistant. I also received my Stott Pilates Teaching Certification while at IU and incorporate postural alignment into my teaching. I have Suzuki certification and work on a strong technical foundation, which both facilitates performing and frees us up to explore non-traditional techniques and other genres.

Most importantly, I strive to nurture the love and passion for music and cello and I am here to help you achieve your musical goals.

About Maria

I teach cellists of all ages and abilities and tailor the lesson to the individual. Lessons include standard repertoire, and if requested, non-traditional styles as well. I have experience with solo repertoire, orchestra, chamber music, and folk music, and can help you develop your ear and even sing

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Dorothy P.
Maria is wonderful. She is enthusiastic, patient, and motivates me with positive feedback.
She inspires me to work hard toward my next lesson.
Jaclyn
Maria is an excellent teacher. She is kind, patient, flexible, and fun! She truly cares about her students learning experience and is committed to her teaching. Highly recommend you snag some lessons with this lovely lady!
Layla M.
Even though learning to play the cello is quite challenging, I feel very relaxed and happily engaged with Maria as my instructor. I always look forward to my lessons!

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Austin, TX

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Austin is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $167 per hour.
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"Excellent teacher. Knowledgeable and helpful."
Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"Very nice, attentive, and easy to work with. 1st lesson and looking forward to many more."
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Took Cello lessons from Dustin N.
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"Dee is incredibly patient and caring with my son AND me. Not only is he new to playing, but I am very busy and somewhat disorganized. Not to mention all the siblings wandering about the house. She is easy to work with and a joy for the whole family."
Zabrina
Took Cello lessons from Dee F.
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"Hrant is very patient and believes in building a strong basic foundation prior to proceeding."
Ryan
Took Cello lessons from Hrant P.
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"Super helpful, and really patient."
Noah
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Naomi is patient and very knowledgeable about music theory and the cello. I have had 2 prior online cello teachers from another organization, and I did not learn about weight of the bow on strings, bow speed, and much more until I have had Naomi as a teacher."
Cindy
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Fantastic first lesson!
My son is really excited for the next one.
Top notch!"
Nicholas
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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Jonathan
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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"Lenna is a great cello teacher. My son has been learning cello with Lenna for about a year now. And he is more and more passionate about the instrument. Lenna is always patient, thoughtful and creative to teach kids to be more enthusiastic on music. I recommend Lenna to everyone who wants to learn cello."
Charlie
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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"Aaron is a talented instructor. He has worked with our son for more than 2 years teaching him cello and music theory. Aaron has the gift of being an outstanding musician, but also the gift of being able to impart that knowledge to others in a meaningful way, such that even young children and teens learn easily from his instruction. We have recommended Aaron to others and he is equally as good with adults. His manner is professional, he takes pride in the accomplishments of his students and is dedicated to the success of his students."
Stacey
Took Cello lessons from Aaron F.
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Austin, TX Cello Lessons

If you’ve ever attended an orchestra concert or listened to classical music, you’ve probably been mesmerized by the sound of the cello. The cello makes an undeniably mellow and warm hum.

This stringed instrument dates back to the 1500s, and it continues to thrive today as a staple in a variety of bands--not just orchestras. Nowadays, you can hear this lovely instrument in everything from rock bands to jazz sets. Because this wonderful instrument is so versatile, it’s no wonder so many students are looking to take Austin, TX cello lessons.

If you, too, are interested in learning to play the cello, then you’ve come to the right place. Here at TakeLessons, we offer all kinds of cello lessons for adults and children. Our professional cello teachers have the skills and knowle

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Reasons to Learn the Cello

Did you know that learning a new instrument is good for your brain? Many studies have shown that it can have several positive effects on you as it can improve your cognitive skills, enhance your creativity, and even enhance your memory. Other research has revealed that learning an instrument can also lower your stress and potentially increase your self-confidence.

As if that wasn’t great enough, learning to play the cello is fun! You get to discover new music and learn to play your favorite songs. The better you get, the more you can challenge yourself to take on more complicated compositions. Whether you want to start a band or join the symphony, you can do it all when you learn to play the cello.

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Instead of learning to play the cello on your own, why not turn to a private instructor? Here at TakeLessons, our talented and certified cello teachers have what it takes to bring your cello skills to the next level.

Through one-on-one instruction, your cello teacher will assess where you are and where you want to go. Are you a beginner touching a cello for the first time? If so, you’ll likely start with the basics, such as learning the parts of the cello, discovering how to hold the instrument, and exploring finger placements. But if you’re more advanced with a solid understanding of this instrument, you might work on bowing techniques and more difficult music. Wherever you are in your musical journey, your cello teacher will provide you with undivided attention, helping you achieve all your cello-playing dreams.

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