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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
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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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Cameron K.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 4 to 65
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Cameron K.

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Private cello performance lessons.

About Cameron

Music teacher specializing in string instruments. As a music teacher, my goal is to give my students fun and productive lessons. I teach my students all the essential technical and musical principles which help them to succeed at reaching their goals and avoid developing harmful habits along the way

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Braeden S.
Cameron has been patient and encouraging. He has given a lot of helpful tips to improve playing and seem to be working!
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Kyle M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A. Theatre Performance, Music Minor from Wagner College
  • Teaching since 2019
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Kyle M.

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Beginner Training and Focus of Technique. With these lessons you will learn basic musicianship and musical knowledge to acclimate yourself with the cello. Lessons will focus on proper handling of the cello, including caretaking, developing an understanding of the anatomy of the cello, how to tune and prepare to play, etc. Performance technique consists of correcting posture, training the right and left hands, and reading sheet music. As these skills become increasingly cultivated, repertoire to the likes of the student will be chosen, studied, and performed.

About Kyle

10+ Years Experience in Voice, Cello, Music Theory, and Theatre Composer/Arranger Theatre Director/Actor Wagner College Theatre Performance Major, Music Minor An experienced Director, Actor, and Musician, with the knowledge and experience to help you reach your goals. My experiences in the realm

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Elisa B.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Finnish, English
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Awarded Concerto competition winner from Willamette Falls Symphony Orchestra
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Elisa B.

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Private lessons for beginning and intermediate cello by experienced string teacher. Also couching school orchestra cello students reading music, understanding rhythms, developing more advanced technique and beautiful tone.

About Elisa

Violin Teacher's Certificate - Sibelius Academy, Finland Suzuki Teacher Training - Marylhurst University, OR Classical and Suzuki options - starting Suzuki students as early as 3 yrs old. Teaching Suzuki Books 1-11. Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels I am using classical method books

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Jeffery M.
Elisa is very nice and understanding. And I cant wait to do my next recital! Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
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Glenn H.
Elisa is wonderful!!!! My son is very happy and is looking forward keep learning how to play the violin. Elisa is patient and professional.
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Landon S.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 2005
  • BA in Music Composition from Westmont College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Landon S.

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Learn to play the cello with excellent technique and intonation. You can learn any style, and teacher will work with you to help you learn to read music on the bass clef.

About Landon

I am a full time musician and I love to share my passion with students. I am always learning more, as a lifelong learner. I hope you join me in having fun with music! *** Lesson Details *** I teach in a comfortable setting, working on technique and encouraging the student to develop a healthy, c

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Faisal A.
Landon is a kind and knowledgeable teacher. His patience and broad experience with various aspects of music make him a great resource.
Avi
My gifted son needs challenging and stimulating activities to help him balance all of his feelings. I was extremely hesitant with signing him up because he is only 4. However he instantly connected with Landon and said he has a fantastic time. I absolutely love how Landon has a gift to communicate music without watering down terminology but slowly speaking so that children can understand. He truly has a gift. We look forward to the next one.
Lorraine S.
When the student is ready the teacher will appear and am I glad! This is working out great. Landon is knowledgeable, patient, and talented. Just what I need to expand my musical endeavors.
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Sarah J.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2020
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Sarah J.

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As a teacher, my priorities are to create a safe environment in which my students can grow and learn what personally works for them. I believe that a strong technical foundation is important as enjoying the music, as developing a comfortable technique will give students the tools they need to succeed. Above all, cello should be a fun and engaging outlet for people of all ages.

About Sarah

I'm a current undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelors of Music in Washington state. I specialize in classical practice and emphasize strong technique and a collaborative lesson environment. One of the major issues that musicians encounter is tension that manifests most often their hands and wrist

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"My son is a beginner for cello and eager to get a hang of this instrument. Johnny was very patient and taught him a lot of techniques that he's missing from his school group lessons."
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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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"Michael knows his stuff! I look forward to many more sessions with him."
Shannon
Took Cello lessons from Michael R.
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"Very understanding and supportive. Provided valuable advise on technique."
Margaret (meg)
Took Cello lessons from Victor M.
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"Excellent teacher. Knowledgeable and helpful."
Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"way better than my current teacher"
K.C.
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Susanna was great with my boys! Everyone was relaxed and the boys are already loving it!"
Micah
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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"Randall makes sure that you don't persist with any bad habits that will prevent you from learning how to play the instrument properly. He also gives you simple analogies why some things need to be done a certain way...and as a side benefit, you will learn about music history as it relates to what you are doing."
Gordon
Took Cello lessons from Randall K.
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"I cannot recommend lessons with Victor more highly! I am a new adult learner, and Victor had all the patience and encouragement in the world for me. He was flexible with my ever-changing work hours, and never showed a hint of frustration or impatience. He is knowledgable, easy to get along with, and a wonderful instructor! Highly, highly recommend!"
Zachary
Took Cello lessons from Victor M.
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"My daughter has been taking lessons with Ms. Yu for over 2 years now. She is kind, friendly and patient with students. Thanks to Ms. Yu, my daughter's is able to learn and play music that she loves!"
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Took Cello lessons from Sophie Y.
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