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Owen L.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $41
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA from Berklee College of Music
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Owen L.

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I have had many good teachers in my career as a musician. But I have been lucky to have had a few GREAT teachers. It is easy to settle with "just ok", particularly when taking lessons as a novice. However, the difference between a "good" teacher and a "great" teacher at any point in your journey as a student can hugely impact your success and relationship with the instrument.

As a teacher, I aim to be great for my students. For beginners, we focus on developing a solid base - getting comfortable with the instrument, understanding it, building fundamental skills such as how to hold the bow and basic fret board patterns. From there, we begin learning to read music, which I still find to be the most valuable skill a musician can have. Learning to read music notation is easiest at a young age, so I like to begin as soon as the student is ready. However, as a student of improvisational music, I like to introduce ear-training and improvisation as well. It is a fun way to teach students how

About Owen

My name is Owen and I am a professional musician and songwriter living in Brooklyn with my lovely partner, Mad. I recently graduated Magna cum laude from Berklee College of Music, where I studied for four years and received both academic and performance scholarships. At Berklee, I had the opportunit

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Camila
Great, passionate, dedicated, funny and talented teacher!
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Yu Yu L.

3 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Taiwanese, Mandarin Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded Nancy A. Marks Chamber Music Scholarship from The Juilliard School
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Yu Yu L.

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New students will bring in anything they know to their first lesson in order for me to have a brief understanding of their level and personality. This will allow me to build a personal guideline to focus on individually.

About Yu Yu

Ms. Liu has been teaching cello and piano since 2008. She received her training at The Juilliard School where she received a degree in Cello Performance. Ms. Liu is most passionate in chamber and orchestral music. As a pupil of Fred Sherry and Astrid Schween, she has a wide range of knowledge and pa

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Collin M.
Yu Yu is excellent. My son learned so much in the first one hour online lesson. The online communication posed a challenge, but she was able to communicate thoroughly and effectively for my son to understand and improve on his technique and posture. I am confident we chose the right instructor for him.
Ron
Yu Yu is very professional, keen, and discerning. Her enthusiasm is highly infectious and her love of music motivates me as a student. In particular, her acute discernment challenges me to grow as a musician. She is simply superb.
Desmond
Very professional. My daughter is so lucky!
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Eliana Y.

New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Eliana Y.

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Experienced cello teacher - all ages welcome! We can focus on whatever you need most and find ways to tackle your greatest challenges together. Whether cello is a side habit or an area of focus for you, we'll find ways to make practicing and learning fun.

About Eliana

I have been teaching since I was in middle school and have worked with all ages and levels. I am currently finishing my degree at the Juilliard School, where I've studied for the last six years. I've performed all around the world and have collaborated with numerous acclaimed musicians - my passion

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Geoff B.

8 Reviews
Garden City, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks some Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 8 to 70
  • Awarded 4 Year Full Scholarship, Outstanding Musician Award from Manhattan School of Music, De Anza Community College
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Geoff B.

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Hi, My name is Geoff and I' m here to teach you the Cello. I offer Technical studies, Solo pieces, NYSSMA, Scales and Arpeggios, Bow Technique, Symphony Repertoire, School Orchestra and other ensemble work and Reading skills. My students do great at NYSSMA, All County as well as LI String Festival. What I teach you, you' ll take with you for ever. Let' s get playing!

About Geoff

Hi, my name is Geoff and I play Double Bass, Bass Guitar, Cello and Piano. I played full time in a Symphony orchestra for 20 yrs., began playing Piano in 1963, Bass Guitar 1970, Double Bass 1977 and Cello 1982. I prescribe lessons complete with Solo, Ensemble, and Technical Playing and Reading Skill

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Ron E.
I've taken lessons from a number of double bass teachers. I've never found an instructor who gave me exactly what I needed until Geoff. He's the consummate professional double bass player and teacher. Geoff is intelligent, courteous, patient, humorous and above all knowledgeable. So, if you're a serious upright bass student, I would, without hesitation, recommend Geoff Bowater.
terri
Patient and Kind. Explains theory well!
Daria S.
My daughter had few lessons with Geoff, so far it seems like her skills has improved.
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Najette A.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 80; Female: 4 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Najette A.

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Experienced teacher of 15 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate cello students! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Classical, pop, improv, we can do it all together! Let's get started!

About Najette

Najette Abouelhadi’s most recent season included orchestral and chamber music performances as a fellow with the Chicago Sinfonietta, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, and as the 2021 Artist-in-Residence at the Cliff Dwellers Club. Najette Abouelhadi finds herself with a varied season. She can be heard p

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Sophie Y.

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Morris Plains, NJ
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Cello performance from Yale School of Music
  • Teaching since 2018
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Sophie Y.

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I'm a passionate and motivated instructor who loves working with students and sharing my love of music. I graduated from Yale school of Music with master degree of cello performance in 2021. I have performed in renowned venues such as Carnegie Hall, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Vienna Konzerthaus, Suntory Hall in Japan, and the National Concert Hall in Taiwan, I also worked with prestigious conductors including Carolyn Kuan from Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, Takacs Nagy from Verbier music festival, Peter Oundjian from Toronto Symphony, David Robertson, Ignat Solzhenitsyn, Marin Alsop.

My teaching experience dates back to my college days, as I began teaching private lessons part time 6 years ago, and have been consistently teaching students since then. Encouraging regular practice on a consistent schedule is one of the key points I like to emphasize for younger students, as it tends to help the student progress and gain a passion ...

About Sophie

Nothing is more rewarding than seeing one of my students develop a passion for music! Therefore, it's important that each student progresses at his or her own pace. I emphasize the importance of basics therefore I usually spend more time developing a solid fundamental skillI that allows my students

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Yiyang
The way she teaches encourages students to learn more and practice more. She is incredibly nice, knowledgeable, and ready to help.
Yang
Sophie is a nice teacher. She is responsible and patient in the lesson. And she takes lesson seriously so I got lots of music knowledge from the lesson. I'm so glad to have lesson with her.
Shih-Man
A wonderful and patient teacher!

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in New York, NY

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in New York is $90. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $59 and $134 per hour.
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"Really great first lesson, can’t wait for more :)"
Kati
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Ms. Susanna is very experienced and patient. My son enjoys the Cello lessons with her very much. I am very glad during this unsual time my son still could have such a high quality lessons online."
Kevin
Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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"Excellent! Can’t wait for my next lesson. Chris was informative, humorous and easy going."
Mike
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Rene was wonderful - - we really hit it off on the first lesson. He is exactly the kind of teacher I was looking for :-) I want to learn to play the cello from the heart. He is perfect."
Bekka
Took Cello lessons from Rene T.
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"Johnny is an excellent, well-rounded teacher. The lesson I took with him was packed full of superb teaching points; such as bowing exercises to help with bowing complexities, helpful fingerings for awkward passages within a composition of music, and terrific rhythmical suggestions to help with complex rhythms in a passage of music. I highly recommend him for any cellist; whether they're first starting out or they are just looking for someone who needs an ear for an audition and needs some advice!"
Keats
Took Cello lessons from Johnny M.
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"Excellent and very productive!"
Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"I've had something like 6 or 8 lessons with Chris so far and he's awesome. If you're not sure what to work on he'll come up with a great "standard" curriculum for you, but if you have particular interests or tastes he tailors your lessons accordingly - which keeps you motivated and makes practicing fun. He's got a huge range and can easily switch between styles if you have diverse interests. He's also cool about letting you decide how much focus you want to put on theory and learning to read music, so you never feel like you're just grinding through anything in order to get to the fun stuff. He's also just a really nice, funny dude so lessons are enjoyable from start to finish. I especially like the games he uses to teach various techniques/sight reading/improving your ear, etc. Really glad I ended up taking lessons with Chris, can't recommend him enough. :-)"
Jessica
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"went over where i left with last teacher. He also went over some foundational lessons ."
Monica
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Awesome! Started out with just the kids and now I'm taking lessons!"
Sharon
Took Cello lessons from Dustin N.
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"Patient and precise instruction."
Treston
Took Cello lessons from Tszto W.
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