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Jessica P.

20 Reviews
Chevy Chase, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 to 18
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jessica P.

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Classical music-focused, fun and relaxed environment, experienced teacher with top conservatory background

About Jessica

Jessica moved to the Chevy Chase/Bethesda area in 2009, having grown up and gone to school in New York and Ohio. She loves the area, and she and her husband are thrilled to be putting down roots in the community. As a performer, Jessica has traveled around the world, but throughout her career teach

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Zarya N.
She is an amazing teacher and you should have her as your instructor she taught me all I know about classical piano so I thank her for that.
Les
I had a great first lesson with Jessica. The lesson took place in a comfortable studio in her house. We discussed my goals and then reviewed where I am currently. She paid carefully attention to my body position with the bow and had several great suggestions on exercises to improve it. I'm already looking forward to the next lesson.
Gagnon P.
Jessica is very nice!
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Zachary F.

Alexandria, VA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Zachary F.

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Experience professional Cellist and Teacher. I have been teaching professionally for 9 years, and am a certified Pre K - 12 Music Teacher. The lessons are based off of pedagogy, developmentally appropriate practices, and analysis of student progress. I hold an initial evaluation lesson to determine the current level, and then from there develop an individualized plan based on student goals, and desires. I have played in Rock, Jazz, Classical, and many other settings, and Focus not just on "classical" music, but any genre, including Pop music and how to learn to play pop songs by ear, and create your own arrangements of these songs. Send me a message to connect and we can develop your skills as a whole, rounded musician!

About Zachary

I am a professional cellist, and certified K-12 Music Educator, who graduated from Duquesne University with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education, and a Masters Degree in Cello Performance. My philosophy in teaching is holistic. I spend the first lesson analyzing musical knowledge, skills, and ap

Annie M.

8 Reviews
Lorton, VA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Annie M.

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About Annie

Hi, there! My name is Annie M and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2005 and have loved helping my students grow as musicians, grow as people, and enjoy their instrument! I went to Saint Olaf College and earned a degree in Instrumental Music Education in 2005. I'm a

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Robert O.
Robert was nervous for his first lesson. Annie’s teaching style set him at ease very quickly. She was clear and concise with her instructions. Very hands on as needed: adjustment of violin, bow , hand and arm placement,etc. I, as Robert’s parent, was very impressed with Annie.
Debbie Madigan
Annie is a wonderful piano instructor. She is very patient and makes you feel comfortable and confident as you attempt new challenges.
Sitina
The worst websit & experince. I wouldn't recommend for anyone!!!

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Megan R.

128 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Megan R.

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I have ten years of experience playing cello and about five years of teaching cello, specifically through private lessons and public school orchestra. I can teach you to improve tone and technique while mastering repertoire. Let me help you achieve your string-playing goals.

About Megan

Hello, Welcome to my profile. I am glad you are considering string lessons! I am currently accepting online or in-person students. I am a professional teacher as well as a cellist from the age of 9 and a violinist from the age of 18. I have completed a degree in Music Education with an Instru

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Radha
We completed 5 cello online lessons with Megan and it has been great! At first, I was not sure how online classes will work, but I should say that it has been very rewarding from the convenience of our home. My son has picked up quite a few techniques in the last few classes and I hear good improvement! Megan is very friendly and encouraging. I intend to continue with Megan.
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Roy M.
Shes a great teacher. Guides me through every part of songs
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Makala W.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Bachelor of Music Degree from Cornish College of the Arts
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Makala W.

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The main thing that I like to remind students of, when they take lessons with me, is that music is FUN! A lot of hard work goes into it, but the end result is always rewarding! I am a pretty laid back teacher, yet I still work to inspire my students to try their hardest and to be the best that they can be at what they do. It is very important to me that my students get their musical wants AND needs fulfilled.

For cello, I take the standard approach; getting to know the instrument and assigning various exercises so that the student will gain technical fluency, and building repertoire. Although I am not a certified Suzuki teacher, I do use some of their methods, since I, myself was a Suzuki student. I like teaching the student memorization of pieces, so that they can focus on technique and expression within a given piece.

In my cello lessons we will work on a variety of topics, including:

-Gaining a feel and command for your own instrument.

-Finding your SOUND: Helping you ...

About Makala

I have loved music as long as I can remember. I know its cliché to say so, but it's true! :) For me, having parents of different ethnicity and siblings that were much older than me, I was heavily impacted by the wide variety of music to which my family members listened. The force of this crayon

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Myriam L.
Excellent teacher and flexible related to schedule so I can take classes and work normally! Full of knowledge. Awesome class👍
Ophelia C.
My daughter LOVED her first lesson! She was smiling from ear to ear following her lesson and was excited to share what she learned. Makala provided tips to support at home practice. I am happy to have found such a wonderful teacher to introduce piano to my daughter.
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Jack P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Awarded Honors Chamber Music Recital Winner from Eastman School of Music
  • Bachelor of Music/Cello Performance from Eastman School of Music/University of Rochester
  • Teaching since 2019
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Jack P.

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Whether you have just started learning to play the cello for fun or you have been playing for a while and want to learn more, I am here to help you achieve your goals! I believe that the student's goals come first and tailor my lessons around each student's personalities, abilities, interests and goals. Learning an instrument is a fun, fulfilling and truly life changing adventure and I am excited to begin one with you!

About Jack

I began studying cello at age 13 and received my Bachelor's Degree in Cello Performance from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester NY. Since graduating I have been teaching, performing, composing and recording out of Chicago and have expanded my musical boundaries into different styles of music-

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Annandale, VA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Annandale is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $140 per hour.
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$58 average
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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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"Currently taking cello lessons with Johnny and his teaching style is great, learning a lot with him + becoming inspired/getting excited about progress. He's able to pick apart stuff at a very detailed level and help me work through it. Aside from all the technique aspects of cello playing he's good at explaining via online lesson with the details and what not, his motivational talks are helpful if you're having a session where for whatever reason you can't focus and you're kind of flying off the rails.....he'll also remind you that this is music and to do stuff like visualize things like colors or imagine things or recall memories, think of emotions, etc while you are playing."
Lyle
Took Cello lessons from Johnny M.
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"super cool and funny. he has a really good understanding of music theory."
Beth Martin
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"I really appreciate that she took time to emphasize good form to avoid muscle strain on my first lesson. Looking forward to many more lessons!"
Cindy Minoli
Took Cello lessons from JoAnn R.
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"Claire has such a lovely rapport with my son, and does a fantastic job instructing at his level. He is already showing retention of the information and concepts she has introduced, and he is so excited for every lesson. I’m thrilled we found her, and that she was willing to take a chance on such a young student!"
Benjamin
Took Cello lessons from Claire S.
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"Maria is an exceptional cello instructor. She is accomplished and highly skilled, though what sets her apart is her obvious love and enthusiasm for teaching. She is patient, discerning and observant, as well as friendly and approachable. She's been great in every way with our 10-year-old daughter."
Andy
Took Cello lessons from Maria H.
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"Nicholas is an excellent teacher. He made our daughter feel at ease almost immediately and that's not always the simplest thing to do. After one class, we are already seeing an improvement and she's a more confident cellist."
Victoria
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Rebecca is a very good teacher with lots of patience."
Megan
Took Cello lessons from Rebecca K.
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"I loved my first lesson! Had a great time. Felt very relaxed. Megan is a great teacher. Bert patient and pleasant. She took her time to explain. I'm so excited and looking forward to our next lesson!"
Sarahi
Took Cello lessons from Megan C.
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"JoAnn is a gifted teacher, because of her extensive background in music, she can quickly identify where a new learner needs to focus. My daughter's technique has improved as well as her playing. We feel lucky to have found JoAnn."
julie
Took Cello lessons from JoAnn R.
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