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Hrant P.

3 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $140
  • Speaks Serbian, English, German, Armenian, Bulgarian
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Hrant P.

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I believe that every student has his/her own need because we are all unique as human beings, every one of us has their stronger and weaker skills and my job as a teacher is to find the best tool to pass to the given student.

I am strict but fun, whichever amount the student needs more.

I use the Suzuki books because the songs (and later pieces) in are very good, popular, fun, and evenly progressive.

Achievements depend also on the student and the amount of practicing done at home. I as a teacher can only do that much in passing my knowledge and spur the student own. Practicing at home is very, very important.

About Hrant

Hrant's interests range from the solo cello repertoire to chamber music, teaching, and orchestral playing. As a teacher he has been a faculty member at Yale School of Music, 92nd Y, Summertrios Music Festival, and has held master classes at Yale and the William Blount-Slawson Competition. He has re

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Patrick-Helios L.
Wonderful teacher. Able to engage young cellists.
Ryan C.
Hrant is very patient and believes in building a strong basic foundation prior to proceeding.
Karl-Marx O.
Amazing
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Alice C.

16 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Manderin, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Alice C.

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I am a classically trained teacher with ten years of cello teaching experience. Making music through cello is such an enjoyable thing. Therefore, no matter what level of playing or what piece you have in mind that you always wanted to learn,please come to me. I will design a lesson plan and practice plan according to your needs. In my lesson, you will learn music theory,music history,cello technique and of course, music appriciation. I will also chose the right method book regarding to your playing. Looking forward to seeing you.

About Alice

I am a classically trained pianist and piano/ cello teacher. By more than ten years of teaching experience, learning with me is going to be engaging and enchanting. I chose the right method books and design the lesson plan/ practice plan according to your needs. Through my lesson, you are not only

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Jimmy
Fantastic teacher!
Joelle
Alice is amazing! She's super patient and truly takes the time to make sure you understand the concepts. 10/10 would recommend!
Xue
Great experience with Alice she’s very nice and Professional
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Mark L.

77 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks I only speak English. My Spanish is very limited.
  • Bac. MusEd 1990 from Cleveland State University
  • Teaching since 1990
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Mark L.

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You will learn correct posture, note reading, tone production, and listening/duet skills. I will guide you through method books.I will accompany you on piano on the material and selections you like.
I have been teaching cello for 4 years. I have my own materials to help you advance in cello literacy. I want to be your next instructor.

About Mark

AS OF APRIL 21, 2020 I AM ONLY TEACHING ONLINE. I DO NOT CURRENTLY HAVE STUDENTS VISITING MY STUDIO BECAUSE OF THE CORONA OUTBREAK. I teach according to your individual needs. I only teach in my own studio. I do not travel anymore. I also have time to teach lessons every other week. You may inquir

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Zach
Mark is a smart, talented, and highly responsive teacher. His knowledge of the material (jazz piano) is evident, as is his skill. Every lesson he encourages me to reach out with additional questions or ask for additional resources, and he's quick to provide a lead sheet or hand-written notes explaining music theory. He explains concepts well, is patient, and encouraging. I think of Mark as a guide to help me on my musical journey, and he's been a wonderful guide (at a great price).
Prince
Mark is a good teacher. Very patient and friendly with students.

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Lucas B.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance from Rice University
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Lucas B.

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Everyone comes to the cello for something different. It is my biggest goal as a teacher to shape a course of study that fits each student's interests and aspirations with the instrument. I have experience in a broad variety of teaching: beginner students of all ages, students exploring a hobby, and young advanced students aspiring to careers in music.

About Lucas

Lucas teaches and performs in the Hudson Valley in upstate New York. He teaches advanced high school students as assistant faculty at Stringwood Chamber Music Festival in Minnesota and has previously taught students of all ages at Eastman Community Music School in Rochester, NY. Lucas is current

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Hanna C.
Lucas is very informative and gives me good analogies for techniques. So far I have been happy.
Carla B.
I'm am so happy with Lucas as my teacher. I'm learning 2nd position .He gives home work. He cares about my learning. I feel like I'm growing. Carla
Autumn C
Lucas is a highly trained and highly gifted cellist and teacher. As someone who has taught alongside him, I can say first hand that he has an incredible ability to connect with students and inspire them to do their best. His love of music is infectious, and he is constantly coming up with new ideas to help his students understand difficult concepts. I cannot recommend Lucas enough as a teacher, cellist and person!
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Emma C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Bachelor's in Cello Performance from University of Michigan
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emma C.

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Hello! My name is Emma Cary and I recently completed my sophomore year as a cello performance major at the University of Michigan, where I study with Prof. Richard Aaron. I have been studying the cello for 14 years, and previously taught weekly private cello lessons to kids ages 6-15 for around 3 years during high school. I have plenty of experience teaching beginners, but I am also willing to teach musicians of any level!

I will be available for in-person lessons at the Moore Building on campus since I will be staying in Ann Arbor until mid-June, and I will return in late August. I am also willing to teach online lessons via Skype. I am fully vaccinated, but I still would like to social distance and wear a mask if we decide to meet in person.

I would prefer if you send me an email at ecary@umich.edu to set up a lesson time instead of doing so through this website. TakeLessons charges extra fees, but if we use another payment method, (Zelle, Venmo, etc.) your money won't go to ...

About Emma

Emma Cary, 19, is a rising junior at the University of Michigan where she studies cello performance with Richard Aaron. She began cello lessons at 6 years old with her father, Neal Cary, and continued lessons with him for 12 years. Other influential teachers include Julian Schwarz, who she studied

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Madhu
Emma helped my son get into the youth orchestra and worked on improving a few of his weaknesses like sightreading and technique. He was much more motivated to practice after lessons. I am a nurse and emma was flexible and understanding with scheduling.
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Concetta A.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Concetta A.

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The cello is one of the most beautiful instruments! Experts say it has the closest sound to the human voice.

About Concetta

Concetta is a NYC based violinist, strings specialist and composer. She writes original art songs inspired by natural science, folk tales, poetry and everyday objects and sounds. She released her first solo album entitled Falling in Time in February 2015 on Waterbug Records. She was a visiting comp

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Bryan P.
Concetta is a wonderful instructor - prior to my lesson I was feeling nervous - not sure what to expect, not feeling worthy, etc. - she quickly put me at ease and we had a very productive 1st lesson - well worth the investment of my time and money
Joseph
I haven’t ever enjoyed a music lesson as much as I do with Concetta.
Concetta is warm, charismatic, and truly loves what she does which inspires me to keep going.
It’s the hour that I look forward to the most each week!
Jim
My first lesson with Concetta was great. I received a lot of good feedback and things to work on for this first week. Really looking forward to lesson 2 next week!

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Herndon, VA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Herndon is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $140 per hour.
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$57 average
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"Ms JoAnn is a great teacher. She has the knowledge, and the understanding. She is very helpful in all ways to help student develop the skills.
Thank you much."
Ann
Took Cello lessons from JoAnn R.
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"I have never learned so much in a lesson! He was polite and amazing. So knowledgeable!! Great teacher. Would recommend to anyone!!"
Carolina
Took Cello lessons from Mark L.
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"It was really good professional work
My daughter is happy because its higher level than regular school teaching"
Belinda
Took Cello lessons from Laura C.
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"Just had one leason. Very good experience."
Raymond
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Theresa is amazing! My daughter has been taking cello classes for a few months and has greatly improved. Theresa is very knowledgeable, patient, encouraging, understanding and also has a great sense of humor."
Carolina Aguilar
Took Cello lessons from Theresa S.
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"First lesson - I'm an older student and I'd highly recommend Dustin."
Jeffrey Helle
Took Cello lessons from Dustin N.
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"What a great first lesson! Naomi was patient and very knowledgeable. Can’t wait for my next lesson!"
Shannan Rhodes
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Claire is a great teacher!"
Edwina Mendelson
Took Cello lessons from Claire A.
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"My daughter, Serryn has been going to Hallie for about 2 months now.
Hallie's knowledge of teaching the cello in an easy to understand manner is amazing. Serryn has never been exposed to music lessons before and Hallie is very patient and supportive in her lessons. We would recommend Hallie to anyone wanting to learn the Cello in a friendly, comfortable atmosphere."
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Took Cello lessons from Hallie C.
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"Really great teacher I wish our schedules worked out so I couldve stayed with her. Great insight, awesome classroom setup, and she is patient. Would recommend. I am a beginner with no prior experience"
Michaela
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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