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Susanna S.

179 Reviews
Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $36
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music, Viola Performance from State University of New York at Purchase
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded Sword of Honor from Sigma Alpha Iota
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Susanna S.

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I've been teaching cello for over 27 years and my students have gone on to play in youth orchestras, attend PMEA and ASTA events or go to college as a music major. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to improve your playing skills and as time goes on you'll be able to play at a more advanced level. I specialize in Traditional Classical violin, typically use Essential Elements 2000, Samuel Applebaum methods, Suzuki methods and traditional scales and etude books. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Susanna

Students in Pittsburgh, PA: I am fully vaccinated including the booster and so is my family. I am offering in person lessons in my home and everyone must wear a mask regardless of your vaccination status. I will also wear a mask for all in person lessons. Susanna S. has over 28 years of teachi

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Bruce
Susanna is a really patient and kind teacher. She helped me with the violin a lot and was very caring. I would recommend her to people who are trying to find the perfect teacher.
Rhonda
Susanna was very easy to understand, very kind and patient to explain the basics of proper cello placement, bow hold and how to bow properly. I highly recommend her as a cello instructor!
Vidya V.
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Don L.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks German
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded Full Scholar ship from Juilliard
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Don L.

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After graduating from the Juilliard School of Music I played with the New Jersey Symphony for 3 years and then moved to Switzerland where I was Principal cellist with the Beil Orchestra. I have spent 30 years teaching cello with good success. I enjoying helping students getting better. I teach the rudiments of the bow arm, bow grip and how to change the direction of the bow.

About Don

I graduated from Juilliard (BA) and played 3 years with the New Jersey Symphony after which I moved to Europe where I was Principal cellist with a Swiss Orchestra ( Biel ). I teach the Leonard Rose bow arm technique. I believe he had the best bow arm in the business. I work with the bow arm firs

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Valeria
Don’s passion for the cello was very contagious. I really enjoyed my first lesson with him and can’t wait for the next one. He is very knowledgeable about the history of cello and the correct form and posture and I hope I can put to practice his good teachings.
Tevi L.
Not only do I get to learn how to play cello , but I get to learn about the history too! Great instructors!
Ying
Very knowledgeable teacher .
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Kelvin L.

157 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
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Kelvin L.

157 Reviews
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I have been teaching cello since 1989.
Cello students of all ages and levels are accepted at my studio. All levels of the cello repertoire from the beginning through the Major Concertos will be taught. Students will be placed in courses according to the level of their current repertoire. The sequence of repertoire in the Suzuki Cello School will be used to place students.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects o

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Diego
This rating is based on just a single 30 minute lesson. We may try to make it longer for our next two lessons. Our grandson, 9, really enjoyed it.
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Yu Yu L.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Taiwanese, Mandarin Chinese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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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Isaiah C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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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Johnny M.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Cantonese), English
  • Teaches students 5 to 40
  • Teaching since 2011
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Johnny M.

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I strive to treat each student equally no matter how advance the student are. My job as a teacher is to provide students a tool in life. Students will learn the way life works through the art of music. Should the students decide to pursue music or not in the future, I only hope that students will apply what they've learned in music to their everyday problem solving.

About Johnny

Johnny received his Bachelors of Music at the University of Alabama, under the tutelage of Carlton McCreery, and a Masters of Music at The Boston Conservatory with Andrew Mark. Johnny made his debut performance in 2011, performing Dvorak's Cello Concerto with Albuquerque Youth Symphony under the dir

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Isaac P.
Johnny is experienced in teaching cello. His lessons are always passionate, musical, and informative. There are several aspects of his lessons that I'd like to share.

1. Full of Content: He delivers enough details of a new technique with simplification for an easy understanding.
2. Learning Curve: By breaking down and reorganizing the knowledge, he teaches new concepts step by step, from approachable actions to efficient actions.
3. Customization: He helps you find out a suitable solution to grow on the techniques based on your own physical and cognitive characteristics.
4. Experimentation: The correct ways he suggests you do is demonstrated by experimenting with different ways for comparison, which you would not only know what to do but know the reason behind it.

Cello is a beautiful yet complicated instrument. To enjoy it, a great mentorship is necessary and truly valued.
Nina
After coming from a high pressure - pre professional cello teacher, Johnny Mok is a breath of fresh air! I am learning at a faster rate and accomplishing more due to his relaxed and happy teaching style. So glad I found you Jonny!

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Pittsburgh, PA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Pittsburgh is $58. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $58 and $58 per hour.
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"Supportive and encouraging. Very happy with her. Sometimes I can’t hear well through her mask."
Claudia
Took Cello lessons from Quinn L.
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"He’s so patient and very skilled!!"
Susan O'Hara
Took Cello lessons from Michael R.
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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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"Rob is a great teacher. I hired him to help me play a song at a friend's wedding, having not played cello in years. He had some really helpful tricks up his sleeve to help reinforce the things we went over in each lesson, like bow technique and posture.
Rob was also very flexible in terms of what we focused on at each lesson. Working with him, it's easy to tell that cello and teaching are both passions of his."
Lily
Took Cello lessons from Robert M.
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"My son thoroughly enjoyed the cello lessons.. Don a very gentle and patient instructor. With his level of knowledge and experience, I was very confident that my son was receiving the best instruction.

Highly recommended!"
Greg
Took Cello lessons from Don L.
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"Excellent experience for my son. Nicholas is filling in many gaps for him and laying a foundation for his future. Highly recommended!"
Hayden
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Lenna educates with patience, expertise, and humor. She was fantastic at turning my overly negative self-critiques into poignant and positive learning points. She helped me help myself, and consequently my cello playing got way, way better. Thanks Lenna!"
Matthew
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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"Sophie’s class was fun and helped me to improve my skills in a gradual phase. Awesome!"
Sandy Leo
Took Cello lessons from Sophie Y.
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"Ms. Heins provided a welcoming and comfortable introduction the teaching style, lesson goals and mechanics of cello. I found the class inviting and encouraging."
Jeffery
Took Cello lessons from Chris H.
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"Lovely introductory session! Looking forward to our next lesson. Excited about my homework! lol"
Jordane
Took Cello lessons from Wei D.
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