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Shannon S.

80 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Vivian Menees Nelson Music Award winner from Vivian Menees Nelson Foundation
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Shannon S.

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I teach beginning to intermediate levels.

About Shannon

AFFILIATIONS: Music: AAUP, AFM, ASOL/LAO, CMS, HFC, NFA, IDRS, ICS, NASA. Fitness: ISSA, NDETA, ASHI, USAT, LCT, BAM, HRTC. -------------- MUSIC (see fitness below): Shannon has numerous years experience teaching all skill levels on woodwinds, and beginning-intermediate piano & classical stri

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Very attentive to focus on areas that I need improvement and suggested exercises for me to practice.
Johnathan
Shannon has worked with me for years, as my nutrition/fitness/strength trainer and my private music instructor! I love her! She is so patient, kind and knowledgeable. She cares and only wants to help me be better at everything I do! And she is always there to help even between sessions. She's all in!
Kayla
Sharon takes time to listen to you and cares about you as a person as much as a student.
She has been knowledgeable on any instrument I have done lessons on (flute, clarinet, alto sax, cello, and violin).
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Dustin N.

29 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Magna Cum Laude Honors from Belmont University
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Dustin N.

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I teach through a traditional style where learning notation is paramount. Proper technique and finger placement will propel us into playing classical pieces and studies.

About Dustin

I hold music degrees from both Belmont and McKendree University. I've been teaching private lessons when I graduated high school and loved it. I decided to make teaching my career, I currently teach high school School orchestra.

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Travis
Very nice, attentive, and easy to work with. 1st lesson and looking forward to many more.
Isaiah N.
Dustin was very patient and kind to my son. He was very pleased about his first lesson and said it’s a great fit.
Audra
Excellent instructor. I am a complete beginner, but felt very comfortable and am excited to learn more.
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Jesse W.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
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Jesse W.

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Hi! I have been teaching lessons of all skill levels and styles to students of all ages for the last 8 years. I have a Masters in Music from UNT as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Music from TCU. I always put the interests of the student first, and structure each lesson to best fit their needs. The student always comes first!

About Jesse

Hi! I have been teaching lessons of all skill levels and styles to students of all ages for the last 8 years. I have a Masters in Music from UNT as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Music from TCU. I always put the interests of the student first, and structure each lesson to best fit their needs. The s

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Madison
Jesse is a great teacher, excited for more lessons!
Miracle Lindskog L.
Mr. Jesse is a very effective teacher and my 16 year old daughter has progressed very quickly in playing classical guitar and violin in just under two years. The lessons are very productive while still being very enjoyable. I'd recommend him for both for students who are learning a new instrument or already have a musical background.
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Eric W.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eric W.

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I started playing with the Suzuki method at age 5. I have been teaching cello to ages 5 to adult for over 8 years. While not a concert or symphony level player, I have been providing quality lessons and guidance to beginners and intermediate players of all ages and interest for years. As with all of my lessons, I provide a core curriculum as well as customizing to the student's needs and interest. From Bach and other Suzuki classics, to modern favorites like The Beatles or Pirates of the Caribbean.

About Eric

Music lessons for all ages and levels on guitar, bass, violin, cello, ukulele, banjo and voice/singing. Private studio in downtown Redmond or online lessons. I have been teaching for over 15 years, performing and recording as a singer/songwriter/guitarist for over 30 years. Berklee College of Music

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Josh W.
I'm an intermediate musician learning Ukele for the first time. Eric took the time to help me figure out the basics and ultimately helped me learn to how play two songs with very distinct styles, Somewhere Over the Rainbow, and Dust in the Wind.
Bruce H.
Great teach after first lesson. Excited to continue.
Annastasia L.
Great to play with
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Katie P.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, Italian, French, English
  • Awarded Winner of National Association for Teaching Singing Regionals from NATS
  • Bachelor's of Music Performance from James Madison University
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Katie P.

27 Reviews
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Get a strong technical foundation. Build your repertoire. Prepare for auditions.

About Katie

Hello! I am Katie P. and I have been teaching for three years. In 2016, I received my Bachelor's of Music in Vocal Performance from James Madison University and my Masters of Music in Vocal Performance from Peabody in 2018. While I attended Peabody, I lived with my parents in Bel Air, so I taught th

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Linda
Had an excellent 1st lesson. Thank you.
Helen
I came to the lesson not knowing what is going to happen and a bit apprehensive. Katie made me feel very comfortable. I was able to learn how to use my breathing better in the short 30 minutes we met. I am looking forward to more lessons.
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Michael B.

52 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Cello Performance from Nyack College
  • Awarded 2021 CIMC Classical Music Competition First Prize Winner from Charleston International Music Competition
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Michael B.

52 Reviews
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Fun and easy to learn cello lessons!

About Michael

New York City-based cellist, Michael B, has gained popularity for his performances from coast to coast in the United States and overseas. One of his memorable accomplishments was being a First Prize winner of the Classical Music Competition for the Charleston International Music Competition in Febr

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Miriam
Michael has been teaching my 11yo cello as a beginner and we are having a great experience. Michael is patient, attentive and encouraging. Within a short time, she has learned so much and enjoys practicing for class. Michael is considerate and kind when dealing with kids and the online experience has been seamless. I highly recommend him!
Jerry M.
I am an early intermediate level cello player. At the outset of the year I had set some very specific goals that I hoped to achieve and set out to find a teacher that would help me achieve those. Michael has done just that. I have taken lessons now from Michael for about 6 months and cannot say enough good things about him. He is extremely knowledgeable. He is always well prepared, and ready to make progress on advancing my skills with the instrument. He is patient and ready to work within my own limitations. He is always encouraging and positive, and constructive in his critique. I would highly recommend Michael, whether you are a beginner or a seasoned cellist.
Jacob
Michael is a great instructor as well as a kind soul. He offers an appropriate mix of encouragement, guidance, and correction. As an adult learner, I appreciate that he stretches me beyond my comfort zone,

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Houston, TX

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Houston is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $95 per hour.
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"I can't believe how much I learned in my first lesson - her tips were great! Can't wait for more."
Cindy
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"We love Miss Emma! My son took cello lessons from Miss Emma for about 2 years and my son has improved a lot. She was very patient with him and taught him important details of each song and techniques."
Angela
Took Cello lessons from Emma R.
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"Our first meeting we very well with Shannon going out of her way to ensure she was able to correctly identify the appropriate course to take."
Howard
Took Cello lessons from Shannon S.
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"She is amazingly patient with me, a newbie, even though she is brilliant! and I am not!!! During this pandemic, she is teaching me outdoors in her lovely garden, practicing social distancing to reduce the risk of virus transfer. I am more than pleased and looking forward to learning much more from her !"
Julie
Took Cello lessons from JoAnn R.
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"Wonderful teacher! She was the first private instructor to really understand the way my son learns, and taught him appropriately. He made so much progress under her tutelage. We highly recommend her!"
Jennifer
Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"Victor's a great instructor! He's very attentive, and his teaching is very personalized for the student. I'm excited to be learning from him."
Stacey
Took Cello lessons from Victor M.
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"I feel so much more comfortable with the Cello than I did before! I am shocked at how much you can learn on a WebCam. He was very friendly and very informative. I can’t wait for my lesson next week!"
Melissa Sue
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Wei is a phenomenal teacher. I've had 5 lessons so far, and in that short time she's far exceeded my expectations. She's very good at both diagnosing problems and consistently providing a diversity of effective ways to overcome them. She has high expectations and always balances pushing me to be better with a lot of positive reinforcement; I'm never made to feel any pressure at all, but I still feel I can go very far in my cello playing with Wei's sage guidance.

I'm truly ecstatic to continue studying with Wei!"
Brad
Took Cello lessons from Wei D.
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"Megan is an excellent instructor and particularly good with children."
Lily
Took Cello lessons from Megan C.
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"MY DAUGHTER SO HAPPY TO HAVE YOU TO TEACH HER CELLO YOU ARE GREAT TEACHER AND KEEP STAUDENT KEEP UP THEY WORK.
THANK YOU JESSICA"
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Took Cello lessons from Jessica B.
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Houston, 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 Houston, 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 knowl

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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.

Why Take Houston, TX Cello Classes?

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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Ready to start your journey toward mastering the cello? Sign up for Houston, TX cello lessons right here with us. Begin by choosing your preferred cello teacher. You can browse our inventory, reading about each teacher’s background and expertise until you find your ideal match. We also offer online lessons for those who prefer to take virtual sessions.

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