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Philip S.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded John Erskine Prize from The Juilliard School
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Philip S.

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Learning the cello should be about where YOU want to make music. Whether that's classical fundamentals, jazz improvisation, or pop arrangements, I can help create a personalized lessons that help you achieve your musical goals!

About Philip

Even while getting my Bachelor and Master’s degrees at The Juilliard School, I knew that I wanted to explore more kinds of music. Strong fundamentals are necessary for every student, but from there every student should be able to explore the music that inspires them! I’ve spent over 13 years fus

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Jocelyn
Philip is not only an amazing musician, but is one of the most diverse and creative teachers I know. If you are considering cello teachers, then look no further!
Joey Chang
Amazing musician
Katherine
Classical, pop, improv, you name it. Philip will teach you everything and anything!
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Cindy H.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $18
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1994
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Cindy H.

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Cindy holds two degrees and a teaching Certificate.  She obtained her Master of Arts degree from Dallas Baptist University in 2016.  In 1996, she received a full music scholarship to Sam Houston State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Viola Performance.
Mrs. H has 20 years of experience teaching private violin, viola, cello, and piano, as well as 7 years teaching elementary music and orchestra for the public school system.  Mrs. H has performed at hundreds of weddings, receptions, and parties with various string quartets, as well as orchestral events and churches all across Texas.
Mrs. H loves music and teaching, and her favorite part of teaching is sharing her love of music with others.  She teaches utilizing a wide variety of techniques and methods, ranging from the Suzuki method to more traditional methods. Because of her diverse teaching background, she excels at teaching students of all ages: from the four year old beginning piano student to the ...

About Cindy

I hold bachelor of music and master of arts degrees. I have over 20 years of experience teaching piano, violin, viola, and cello. My favorite part of teaching is instilling the love of music in my students.

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Joette S.
Mrs. Cindy is very nice and patient. her instruction is clear and nice. and she explains music very well to help her student to understand the motion and how to handle dynamic. we like her, and looking forward to next lesson.
Meredith W.
My first lesson so far with Cindy. She was very patient and understanding and will work with me at my own speed and level. Looking for to my next lesson! Thanks Cindy!
Tina
Cindy is terrific! Our three kids (2 learning piano and 1 learning viola) really look forward to their music lessons with Cindy. She is on time, courteous, kind, and most of all, she’s patient.
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Christopher B.

148 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Christopher B.

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I have over 6 years of experience teaching private lessons in addition to teaching seminars on songwriting and music business at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts and SUNY JCC.

I teach both online and in-person lessons at my studio in Nashville and offer 30 and 60 minute lessons.

I have played over 1,000 shows, both solo and as an auxiliary musician for other touring acts. I performed on over 30 albums and have composed for radio, television, and internet video series, including sharing the stage with members of the 10,000 Maniacs. I've been featured in The New York Times, on the CBS Evening News, and on NPR.

While each student is different, I do generally start everyone on either Suzuki or the Essential Elements books.

As one of my old teachers said, “I'm not teaching you how to play cello, I'm teaching you how to teach yourself how to play cello.” This is something I strive for. Students will not only learn technical skills( how to play their instrument, read ...

About Christopher

I have over 6 years of experience teaching private lessons in addition to teaching seminars on songwriting and music business at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts and SUNY JCC. I teach both online and in-person lessons at my studio in Nashville and offer 30, 45, and 60-minute lessons. I ha

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Michael O'Hearn
Chris is an excellent, knowledgeable teacher who is genuinely committed to helping his students learn. I am an adult student and have greatly enjoyed my lessons with Chris.
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JoAnn R.

49 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks German, Italian, French, Spanish - sung, English - spoken
  • Bachelor of Arts Music from California State University, Los Angeles
  • Teaching since 2008
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JoAnn R.

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I love sharing my passion for music with all of my students - ages 5 through 72.

You can always recognize a skilled cellist. The music sounds smooth and graceful, the tone quality is lovely. Unskilled cellists just don’t sound the same. What’s the difference? Skill of course. The skill to play a very large instrument with relaxed hands and arms by using your core muscles to transfer your body weight through your arms and hands into the cello. Not every cello teacher knows how to teach that.

I believe that my unique combined musical and medical background makes me a better cello teacher. In addition to my graduate and undergraduate musical training and extensive musical experience, My knowledge of human anatomy and mechanics of how the body works can help you develop habits that will lead to the beautiful singing tone that’s makes the cello a favorite.

We will then build on those habits to develop good intonation, a lovely vibrato and a variety of bowing techniques ...

About JoAnn

Your lessons are designed to help you develop the skills and confidence you need to successfully perform in public. I work hard to prepare your lessons and I ask my students to invest daily time working on skills studied at their lessons. Performing music requires the patient integration of multi

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Keston T.
Really patient and knowledgeable.
Julie
She is amazingly patient with me, a newbie, even though she is brilliant! and I am not!!! During this pandemic, she is teaching me outdoors in her lovely garden, practicing social distancing to reduce the risk of virus transfer. I am more than pleased and looking forward to learning much more from her !
Ellen G.
My granddaughter (high-school age) loved the singing lessons with JoAnn and we would highly recommend her. She took both in-home and on-line lessons from here.
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Alex W.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Bachelor's in Music, Cello Performance from Sacramento State University
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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.

Reach out if you are interested in beginning or continuing your studies in cello!

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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Guy M.

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Starting at $84
  • Bachelors in Music Education from Florida International University
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Guy M.

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My cello lessons are very unique because I don't focus on classical music at all. I teach the cello, the understanding of music and allow the students to play whatever their heart desires. Every student has different desires so I want to give them the opportunity to express themselves on the cello however they want.

About Guy

Guy is a well-known professional cellist. He began his music career at the age of 5 in his native country, Haiti. Guy trained and established a foundation in classical music during his early years and continued his study in secondary and post-secondary education, ultimately achieving a Bachelor’s

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"Claire has been an incredible mentor to me over the past year. She has helped me brush up on my essential cello skills and I feel much more confident a player now. Would recommend for her digital lessons!"
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Took Cello lessons from Claire A.
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"My first lesson so far with Cindy. She was very patient and understanding and will work with me at my own speed and level. Looking for to my next lesson! Thanks Cindy!"
Meredith
Took Cello lessons from Cindy H.
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"it was a help and informational session. it was still very helpful virtual session."
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Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Cameron has been patient and encouraging. He has given a lot of helpful tips to improve playing and seem to be working!"
Braeden
Took Cello lessons from Cameron K.
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"I got this as a gift to my wife. She thoroughly enjoyed her lesson. She had an hour lesson, but was enjoying it so much, she did not realize an hour has passed. Thank you to Jessica for being such a great teacher."
Yvonne
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Claire is an incredible cello teacher, with a knack for explaining difficult concepts in a fun and understandable way. If I could give her six stars I would!"
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Took Cello lessons from Claire A.
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"Kun is a wonderful instructor who has passion for teaching and playing the cello. Her positive attitude and friendly personality make her lessons engaging and extremely helpful."
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Took Cello lessons from Quinn L.
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"My first lesson with Nicholas was chalked full of valuable information. He is clearly very knowledgeable of his craft, and has a very easy to understand teaching style. I look forward to more lessons with him. Very satisfied."
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Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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