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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaching since 1980
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Karen D.

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Cello:
A bowed or plucked string instrument with four strings tuned in perfect fifths. The strings from low to high are generally tuned to C2, G2, D3 and A3, an octave lower than the viola. It is a member of the violin family of musical instruments, which also includes the violin and viola and the double bass. The cello is used as a solo musical instrument, as well as in chamber music ensembles (e.g., string quartet), string orchestras, as a member of the string section of symphony orchestras, and some types of rock bands. It is the second-largest and second lowest (in pitch) bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra, the double bass being the largest and having the lowest (deepest) pitch. My lessons always start out with the basics! We start out by learning notes by plucking the strings and then the bow is soon incorporated. The goal is to eventually learn all the notes on the fretboard and also learning how to read and play chords. As the student progresses ...

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Stacie J.
Karen obviously loves the piano & guitar. She’s probably an excellent teacher for those instruments. Why do I say that? That’s what she talked about! She spent half my lesson trying to convince me to learn one of those instruments. Could work on listening skills! Not even sure if she owns a set of bongos herself. Didn’t start teaching me anything until last 10 min & then I had to leave early anyway. So 50 min out of 60 and about 5 I actually learned a few things I could have been practicing for at least 30 min of class. Use her if you want to learn something else other than bongos.
John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
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Alex W.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's in Music, Cello Performance from Sacramento State University
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Alex W.

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I am a cello teacher and performer with 10 years of teaching experience. This is what I do full time, and I love it! I enjoy working with children, adults, and groups of all ages and levels of experience.

I am a classically trained cellist and received my Bachelor's in Music, Cello Performance from Sacramento State University, and my Master's in Music, Cello Performance from Florida State University.

I play in weddings, living rooms, fancy events, and various orchestras. I've held section and principal roles in the Tallahassee Symphony, Townsend Opera, Pacific Chamber Orchestra, and North State Symphony.

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About Alex

I am a cello performer and teacher based in the Bay Area. This is what I do full-time, and I love it! I received my Master's in Music, Cello Performance from Florida State University, and my Bachelor's in Music, Cello Performance from Sacramento State University. I have been teaching students of

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Linda K.
In view of the Coronavirus lockdown, we had to resort to the online method of teaching. I believe it has been working fine. Alex is easy to work with, and I'm enjoying learning the cello. Thanks
Tuala G.
Great information and lesson!
Mattia
Alex was very professional and connected very well with my 9 years old.
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Lenna P.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Suzuki Teacher Training Book 1 from Ithaca College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lenna P.

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I am an emotive cellist with two decades experience. I have toured internationally performing my original works including London, Paris, and Berlin. As a member of the Pierce Quartet I regularly arrange and perform music for weddings and other special occasions. I love sharing classical music with all levels of students. Lessons with me are calm, meditative experiences where we use peaceful techniques to enter into the heart of music.

About Lenna

Hello musicians! My name is Lenna and I am pleased to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2011 and have loved helping my students improve their tone, learn better sight reading skills, and become more relaxed in performance. I have toured the world as a singer songwriter and before th

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Jason
Lenna is an extraordinary, highly knowledgable teacher. She has been warm, kind, incredibly patient, and supremely helpful in my musical journey. Anyone would be lucky to study with her. I could not ask for a better music tutor.
Aydin T.
My son just had his first piano lesson w/ Lenna. She seemed very patient and conscientious. We’re looking forward to our 2nd lesson next week!
Dora
Awesome coaching on what I was doing wrong. Lenna showing me how to hold my hand correctly makes it so much easier to find my notes.
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Kira H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Awarded Classical Counts 2020 Award winner from Johnson County Comm College
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Kira H.

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Saxophone, piano, cello... There is nothing in our world like music! I would love to help you learn about and grow your passion! My lessons are customized to each student and will come with lots of helpful handouts. We'll work on your ear training, sight reading, and music theory abilities as well

About Kira

I am a professional musician that loves to teach! More than anything, I love the look on a students face when things start to click! I'm not here to boast about my musical abilities - but rather to watch students grow. Lessons with me are laid back and fun, as I'm all about making music an enjoyable

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Eric W.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Guitar / Songwriting from Berklee College of Music
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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, piano/keyboard, voice/singing, and songwriting. Private studio in downtown Redmond, WA or online lessons. I have been teaching for over 20 years, and performing and recording as a singer/songwriter/guitarist for ov

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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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Isaiah C.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts, Music from University of Georgia
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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 ti

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"He is clear and concise, which I appreciated given we only had 30 mins. He included not only how to play, but how to structure practice!"
Emily
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"An outstanding, methodical tutor. Recommend him highly.

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Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"Claire was awesome! This was my first cello lesson and she was enthusiastic, patient, and encouraging all at the same time. She shared some good tips and taught me a lot today!"
Sharon
Took Cello lessons from Claire A.
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"Oh so good today! Learned some basics that I had overlooked. Excellent teacher, so patient and understanding. See you next week."
Leslie
Took Cello lessons from Jordi L.
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"Rob is clearly very happy teaching strings, and his enthusiasm is contagious. My 15 year old really looks forward to her weekly lessons with him. In addition to his dedication and talent as a teacher, Rob is prompt and organized."
Jean
Took Cello lessons from Robert M.
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"Claire is such a great teacher. She is an outstanding communicator and, as a professional musician, has real world experience that makes for engaging lessons. Plus she always has a smile on her face!"
Cara
Took Cello lessons from Claire A.
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"I have studied with Dr. Brenda Leonard for the duration of my college career, and recently performed my senior recital as a Music Education major. Dr. Leonard is not only one of the most accomplished performers I have known personally, but is a truly superb educator. She holds her students to an appropriate standard of excellence in their playing and gives them the support to attain it, adjusting her teaching style based on the needs of each student. Furthermore, she blends down-to-earth practicality with artistry better than anyone I know. Dr. Leonard not only teaches the cello excellently, but invests in her students' lives personally. It has truly been a pleasure studying with her as a mentor."
Jordan
Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"Very thorough and enthusiastic."
Maximus
Took Cello lessons from Shannon S.
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"Linda was great! As an adult beginner with the cello she made the lesson enjoyable and easy to follow. She adjusted quickly for where I knew a little and where I knew nothing. Highly recommend her!"
JoAnn
Took Cello lessons from Linda C.
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"Still the best instructor ever!!!!!
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Laura
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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