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Jessica P.

20 Reviews
Chevy Chase, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Doctor of Musical Arts from Stony Brook University
  • Teaches students 5 to 18
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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!

Melissa M.

2 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BA in music performance and music education from SUNY Fredonia
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Melissa M.

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As a student of mine you can expect to improve your playing skills week to week. I can teach from the very first lesson on. Students will learn techniques to improve their playing and will play fun music. If you are interested in learning improvisation, I can help with that, too. I enjoy teaching violin, viola and cello.
I am most passionate about teaching students to become independent, critical thinking musicians who will be able to rely on their own knowledge to learn new music as they go along. I stress music reading, ear training, and strong fundamentals in playing. I am very encouraging, love spreading my love of music.

About Melissa

I began playing violin in elementary school, and immediately knew this was what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. My first words as a baby were lyrics because I sang before I spoke. I played violin until 11th grade when I fell in love with the sound of the viola. I studied music performance

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Tom
I’m a former student of Melissa’s. She is very patient and I learned very quickly under her direction. I’m happy to see her teaching again. I’m anxious to continue learning the cello with Melissa.
Alicia J.
I have been taking lessons with Melissa since the end of February. She is an excellent teacher and I have learned so much already! She is encouraging and makes me want to come back week after week to learn more!
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Irina D.

2 Reviews
Harpers Ferry, WV
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Irina D.

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I am a classically-trained and educated Cellist with deep experience playing with Symphony Orchestra’s, Chamber Orchestra’s, Ensemble’s, Quartets, and Solo. I am currently working at Loudoun symphony orchestra and Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra. If your goal is to start learning how to play cello, improve your skill, to play any particular piece, get ready for any special event, develop your sight reading or just enjoy playing this beautiful instrument - I am happy to help you. I know how to find inspiration, making interesting even exercise routine, we will work at developing your artistic and professional skills and find the best way to express yourself by the cello.

About Irina

I am a classically-trained and educated Cellist with deep experience playing with Symphony Orchestra’s, Chamber Orchestra’s, Ensemble’s, Quartets, and Solo. I began my musical education at the age of ten, have played for 21 years, and have fourteen years of formal musical education. I specialize in

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Cuba G.
Great first lesson. Learned new methods to improve bowing. Looking forward to the next lesson
Paul D.
I am coming to the cello as a brand new beginner. I have play around with some fretted instruments, ukulele, banjo, etc. But Irina was super at getting me relaxed, focused on basics and encouraging me with small, but important mechanics and technical details. I have taken other music lessons like sax, so could compare. I totally enjoyed the start of my cello training.
Oh, btw, I'm retired and over 65!!!

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Anna C.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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Anna C.

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I am experienced in teaching all-level students, including the ones with special needs. I'm truly passionate about engaging & motivating students to learn through music lessons. My goal is to help them ultimately utilize the cello music for their well-being.

I received Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Southern California with minor in Music Education and Master's of Music from Yale University in cello performance.

About Anna

Education 2012 Aug. University of Southern California, Thornton School of Music (Doctor of Musical Arts in Cello Performamce) 2006 May.         Yale University, School of Music (Master of Music in Cello Performance) 2004 February        The

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Karen
Anna has been an amazing teacher, I've learned so much from her. She's detailed and precise in her instruction. She has been a great help!
Mel Elizabeth
Anna is amazing! For the past two years, she has provided individual cello instruction to our 10th grader. She is patient, kind, and easily able to share her knowledge and skills with her students. Under her guidance he has improved his technique and gained valuable experience at his recitals. She has also helped him prepare pieces for his auditions at CCA and SDYS. Highly recommend!
Kevin
Anna is a wonderful teacher. She allows me as a parent (and encourages) to attend lessons so i can be her proxy during the week to reinforce lessons taught; this helps with continuous week to week progress. She demands a lot of my child in terms of warm-ups drills, site reading, rhythm, intonation, and sound. She is rigorous in terms of proper technique, training, and demands playing "beautifully" (with emotion). When things get too tough she takes a step back and gets back to the basics, focusing on advancing through a piece note by note, measure by measure. The end result is fantastic and often get featured in concert performances several times a year. My child has grown tremendously since starting with Ms. Anna; he had a previous teacher and picked up a lot of bad habits that we had to engineer out. He now is playing at a high level as a 10 year old having been with Ms. Anna for ~2 years. He has grown through each piece, taking his time. There is no pressure to move onto new pieces until each piece has been mastered. His maturity, self-confidence and work ethic have all grown because of cello. It has been a tremendous pleasure to learn from Ms. Anna, not to mention see her perform in the San Diego symphony. She is a true professional who understands how to work with kids but also pull the best out of them!
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Lisa C. B.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Lisa C. B.

31 Reviews
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Students can look forward to getting acquainted with the cello- from posture and properly handling the instrument, note-reading, and playing their first songs with the bow.

About Lisa C.

After playing the violin for over 20 years, Lisa was inspired to share the gift of music with others by her teacher, Susanna Sonnenberg. Lisa has attended the 2017 and 2018 American String Teachers Association National Conferences. She currently performs with the Edgewood Symphony Orchestra, the Pi

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Deanne
Lisa is a fantastic instructor. I'm an introverted adult, and I was nervous about taking lessons online, but she made me feel comfortable and natural. I feel like I have learned so much in just three lessons. Lisa peppers music theory throughout the lesson, without taking from the time spent playing. It is like everything is in balance and fits in to a bigger picture. She also makes me laugh from time to time, which is the icing on the cake. I highly recommend her as a teacher.
Kim
Lisa is an amazing teacher!
Mary
My young daughter has been taking lessons from Lisa for awhile now. She is absolutely wonderful with her. She teaches her not only how to play the violin, but also the history of music along with it. She is very knowledgeable. My daughter has progressed a tremendous amount since she started violin lessons with her. I would highly reccomend Lisa as an instructor for students of all ages!
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Congcong B.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Congcong B.

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Experienced Suzuki traning, I am completing Doctoral of Musical Arts in Cello Performance and Pedagogy at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM). I earned my Master of Music in Cello Performance at Lee University in 2019 and Bachelor of Music at ArtEz conservatory in 2017.

About Congcong

Doctoral of Musical Arts in Cello Performance and Pedagogy The University of Southern Mississippi (Aug. 2019- Present) U.S. Master in cello performance Lee University (Aug. 2017- Aug. 2019) U.S. Curriculum included: Music Concept Analysis, Performance Practice, Intro. Graduate Studies,

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Jay
Great experience with amazing music.
Jie
Great teacher for students who needs to take audition or competition

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Ashburn, VA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Ashburn 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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"Fantastic instructor! JoAnn is very thorough, extremely patient and a master at cello. Definitely recommend."
Julie
Took Cello lessons from JoAnn R.
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"I first started taking lessons from Ryan during his tenure at the Musician's Depot in Sherman Oaks. It's been 2 years since and he's been nothing but great! He's easy-going and works at your own pace. You get a real sense that he actually cares about your improvement as a player! :) Can't recommend him enough!"
Mary
Took Cello lessons from Ryan S.
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"I am an older beginning cello student with a life-long desire to play the cello but with no formal music training. I am so fortunate to have Dr. Kalantzi for my instructor. Her infinite knowledge, patience, humor, enthusiasm, and positive attitude keep me encouraged."
Bonnie
Took Cello lessons from Panagiota K.
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"Very patient, made the lesson fun!"
David
Took Cello lessons from Makala W.
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"Stephen Moran has been teaching my daughter (10y/o) for the past year. She enjoys the lessons with him so far, and her orchestra teacher has been praising her progress.
I was at first skeptical about online lessons, and it took some getting used to. But Mr. Moran was very helpful and patient with setting things up, and now it's working just fine. It has been honestly a blessing not having to drive her to lessons every week with our busy schedules."
John
Took Cello lessons from Stephen M.
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"FABULOUS instructor! Skilled, patient, obviously loves Cello and has a passion for music!!!!"
Mary
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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"My son had a very good experience; we had some technical issues in the beginning and Nicholas was very patient and stayed on with us to ensure that my son didn’t miss out on the class. I would definitely recommend Nicholas to my friends and on my local neighborhood Facebook page thankyou!"
Neel
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"I am brand new to the cello. My first concerns were the ergonomics... how best to hold the cello, my bow, my string hand, posture etc. Victor gave very clear information on all of these and then was able to give exercises to help these. When we moved to the playing, it was the same clear progressive instruction that was a balance of rational progression and inspiration."
William
Took Cello lessons from Victor M.
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"I took up the cello in my late 20's and am finally back taking lessons after a few years, so I had developed a lot of bad playing habits. Jessica really helped to deconstruct my technique and is helping me rebuild a stronger foundation on which to perform. She is also dependable regarding emailing and texting when needed. I would definitely recommend her!"
DeAnn
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"My grandson son says Chris has a great attitude and flair and is really looking forward to his next lesson! I think they hit it off well with a great student/teacher communication
Thank you Chris! Jordan says see you at the next lesson!!!"
Jordan
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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