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Irina D.

3 Reviews
Harpers Ferry, WV
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Stringed Instruments, Cello from The State Conservatory of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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 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 classical music, and can play any musical style required. I am a Legal Permanent Resident of the United States. I am a patient and sociable person who lo

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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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Megan C.

62 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, German
  • Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance from Eastern Michigan University
  • Awarded Young Artist Competition 1st Prize Winner from Ann Arbor Society for Music Arts
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Megan C.

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As a cellist with 20 years of playing experience, I am a passionate cellist of many orchestras around the US and an even more passionate teacher. I enjoy helping students of all ages and levels!

In addition to your lessons, you'll be granted access to my supplemental recordings for personal practice, making your practice routine feel like you're playing with others!

Lesson Duration Recommendations:
30 min for beginners
45 min for beginner-intermediate
60 for intermediate-advanced

About Megan

Megan is an internationally performing cellist hailing from Detroit, Michigan. Currently residing in Austin, Texas, she enjoys sharing her musical passion with students and on stage all over the country. In her free time, Megan spends her time drawing and reading. She has most recently served as

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Jessie L.
Megan is absolutely THE BEST! After 10 online classes with her, as an adult student, I cannot believe how much I have improved, how much confidence I have gained, and most incredibly, how much passion I have grown for cello. Megan is so kind, encouraging, genuine, positive, passionate, and knowledgeable! Her instructions are so concise and effective, that she can pinpoint exactly what I need to improve and offer the best explanation/technique. I have small hands with short pinky fingers that used to lead to a lot of frustrations. After meeting Megan, I have learned to comfortably face my disadvantages while minimizing the negative impact by her wonderful encouragement and practical techniques. She is WAY BETTER than my other teachers, and I had both online and in-person experiences prior to studying with Megan. I felt so fortunate to have found Megan as my cello teacher!
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Malia
The first lesson went really well. Megan is very welcoming and I felt at ease quickly.
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Yuliya K.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Cello Performance from Michigan State University
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Yuliya K.

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I have been teaching cello for 6 years and have recently earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree. I have experience with both young and adult students alike and can confidently tailor my teaching to the needs of my students. Keeping the instrument and music an important part of the student's life is important to me and I always try and look for ways to keep them engaged with music personally, as well.

About Yuliya

I am a professional cello teacher and performer, having worked for an esteemed music school in the central Michigan area and playing for a number of years for Michigan Opera Theatre. I recently earned my Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Michigan State University and am expanding my studio of priv

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Abigail Jones
Yuliya is an excellent cello teacher! She has been teaching me for 3 years now and I was a beginner at the age of 15. She is very patient and kind! She encourages me to strive to practice to play the best that I can! I have enjoyed taking lessons with Yuliya!!
Crystal
Ms. Yuliya is an excellent instructor. My daughter enjoys her lessons and is eager to receive them each week. It quickly became apparent that Ms. Yuliya is a highly qualified professional and relates very well to my teenage daughter. Highly recommend her lessons!
Jani
My daughter has taken lessons with Ms. Yuliya for over a year. She has progressed quickly and has a solid technique. Ms. Yuliya worked with her for scholarship opportunities, and my daughter did very well.

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Isaiah C.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Isaiah C.

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Three years of working with multiple orchestras and youth summer camps have prepared me to teach students of all ages and experience levels. My lessons involve teaching extensive topics beyond cello fundamentals like aural skills and music theory. Incorporating these aspects of musicianship will reinforce your progression of playing the cello.

About Isaiah

I am a professional cellist, soloist, and music teacher. I am studying my Bachelor of Music at the University of Georgia. My experience as a musician started as a choral ensemble member for four years. I later picked up the cello at the conventionally late age of 16 but excelled to become a full t

Jason G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Chinese (Mandarin), English, Chinese (Wu / Shanghai Dialect)
  • Bachelors of Music from University of Michigan
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jason G.

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I’m passionate about music education and I am a full time music teacher and active performer throughout the SE Michigan area. In the summers I teach cello and music improvisation at the Cellochanwoods Cello retreat in Vermont.

Lessons are designed and catered around each student and I believe in a well rounded approach in teaching music. While everyone will learn a solid foundation of note reading and playing technique, lessons also pull from sources such as music theory, ear training, music history, etc.

I hold a Masters in Music Performance from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London and a Bachelors in Music Performance from the University of Michigan.

Whether you’re looking to learn a new hobby, or further your musical skills, I’d love to help out. All levels welcome!

About Jason

Hi my name is Jason. I'm a pianist and cellist teaching and performing in SE Michigan. I'm dedicated to promoting growth and well-being through the arts. I hold a Masters in Piano Performance at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, UK and a Bachelors of Music in Piano Performance

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hanayo S.
I am really learning from him how to understand and express beautiful piano piece of great artist of Bach, Beethoven, Chopin. I never had authentic piano education at college but I feel I am receiving it through his lesson.
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Arlette C.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, spanish
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
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Arlette C.

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My style of teaching is to teach each child one step at a time, through method training. Each child/Adult has their own learning curve and I adjust accordingly. Each lesson is fun and yet a learning time. I love teaching and it feeds every day. I always can see more students.

About Arlette

Arlette C. grew up and attended schools in Culver City, California. She attended Los Angeles Valley College where she received an Associate of Arts degree in Music. She then received a partial scholarship and received the Margaret Aue Award for outstanding cellist while attending California State

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Francisco Gonzalez
No words can express how good she is at teaching cello
Layla
As an adult learner, I was intimidated by the prospect of learning the cello because it’s such a demanding instrument, but Arlette has put these apprehensions at ease. She is wonderfully experienced which gives the student a very solid foundation; essential to playing the cello well. Highly recommend her as an instructor for any aspiring cellist.
Joshua
I started playing cello at 26 years old with absolutely zero musical experience of any kind. After 6 months of attempting to teach myself the cello, I decided I needed help and begun my journey to find myself a cello instructor. I was so fortunate to find Arlette! Arlette was abundantly patient with me, from my habit of asking too many questions to my very unpredictable availability. Before Arlette started teaching me music theory and how to play the cello, I never appreciated the value of having an instructor. After having taken lessons from her for nearly a year, I would simply say having a fine instructor like Arlette is a necessity. The first time I played a duet was with Arlette, and it was a moment in my life I am so thankful for and I will never forget! She is kind and consistent, very professional but also very personable which is a very hard thing to balance. She pushed me to excel without making me feel overwhelmed. I could go on forever about how great a cello instructor Arlette is so I will finish with this... If you are looking for a cello teacher look no further.

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"Maria is wonderful. She is enthusiastic, patient, and motivates me with positive feedback.
She inspires me to work hard toward my next lesson."
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"Mr. Moran is a very patient and nurturing teacher. I learn so much every week!"
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Took Cello lessons from Stephen M.
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"As a 40 year old beginner I was a little nervous about the whole online experience as well as starting a new instrument. Victor makes the online teaching experience seamless. Victor is calm, thoughtful and patient. He always finds a way to explain something in a way that relates to me specifically. To do this someone must be able to listen as well as teach. This is quality I have not found in all of my teachers/instructors/coaches throught the years. Victor is also easily the most flexible of any teacher I have had. He always finds a way to accommodate my schedule and works around any issues that arise. I have really enjoyed my learning experience thus far and look forward to each lesson. I would not hesitate to recommend Victor to anyone looking to learn the cello."
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Took Cello lessons from Victor M.
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"Beginner nerves vanished immediately. Michael is very disarming. Very encouraging. Very happy with him."
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Took Cello lessons from Michael P.
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"Andrew got right into the mechanics of playing cello. He understood my level and musical experience, and geared the lesson to my needs very well. His instructions were clear and concise. I think I'll enjoy having him as my teacher"
Roger
Took Cello lessons from Andrew B.
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"Andrew is very patient, and he always made sure to help me through any troubles. The classes were a lot of fun, and I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a Cello teacher!"
Joe
Took Cello lessons from Andrew B.
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"First lesson went great. Brenda started me with the basics and was very patient. Answered all my questions. I feel that I will be off to a good start with Brenda guiding me. PS I’m 53 years old, brand new to cello. I’ve always dreamed of playing.
I used to play French Horn 40 years ago. Bass clef is all new to me."
Ruth Ann
Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"Super thorough on explaining improvisations, techniques and music theory. I enjoyed learning new ways to approach the cello and music :)"
Jenny
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Jessica is an awesome teacher and a great role model! I love working on the cello with her since it is easy for me to pick up the techniques she teaches me. Because she has so much experience playing cello from a young age, Jessica always comes into each session with more new tasks for me to work on. I love having lessons with her because you quickly build a strong bond. Honestly, it has never been a dull moment with Jessica and her bubbly personality. She is the best I’ve ever had!"
Angela
Took Cello lessons from Jessica B.
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