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The Best Cello Tutors in California

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Claire M.
60/hour

Stanton, CA

Experienced Cello Instructor

Prior to her studies at CSULB, Claire attended the University of Hartford’s Hartt School of Music where she received her Bachelor’s of Music in cello performance. While at Hartt, she studied with Steven Thomas and Mihai Tetel. She was... read more

60/hour
5.0 (5)
98 hours tutoring
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Prior to her studies at CSULB, Claire attended the University of Hartford’s Hartt School of Music where she received her Bachelor’s of Music in cello performance. While at Hartt, she studied with Steven Thomas and Mihai Tetel. She was... read more

Mark R P.
40/hour

Sacramento, CA

High School String Educator for 16+ Years

I have played/taught stringed instruments (violin, viola cello, double bass) for 30+ years. I taught string orchestra, symphony orchestra, and small string ensembles. I currently teach students of all ages from 5 to 40+. I focus on... read more

40/hour
5.0 (39)
35 hours tutoring
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I have played/taught stringed instruments (violin, viola cello, double bass) for 30+ years. I taught string orchestra, symphony orchestra, and small string ensembles. I currently teach students of all ages from 5 to 40+. I focus on... read more

Elbert L.
50/hour

Laguna Niguel, CA

Cello Expert

I've been playing cello for 2 decades, ever since elementary school. I've been playing in orchestras all the way to my college years, and participated in the Merit Awards. I've even played cello parts in other... read more

50/hour
4.5 (4)
15 hours tutoring
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I've been playing cello for 2 decades, ever since elementary school. I've been playing in orchestras all the way to my college years, and participated in the Merit Awards. I've even played cello parts in other... read more

Millie M.
70/hour

Burbank, CA

Music lessons. All ages

I am a professional bassist and teacher of all strings. I have taught cello privately as well as coached youth symphony sectionals and low string programs in Fairfax County Public School Music Programs and also in Contra Costa County School... read more

70/hour
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I am a professional bassist and teacher of all strings. I have taught cello privately as well as coached youth symphony sectionals and low string programs in Fairfax County Public School Music Programs and also in Contra Costa County School... read more

David R.
25/hour

La Quinta, CA

Cello Tutor for beginners

I am a senior in high school and have been playing the cello for 3 years. I participate as a cellist in the Coachella Valley Youth Symphony and am quite an advanced player for 3 years. If you are interested in learning how to play... read more

25/hour
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I am a senior in high school and have been playing the cello for 3 years. I participate as a cellist in the Coachella Valley Youth Symphony and am quite an advanced player for 3 years. If you are interested in learning how to play... read more

Joel H.
60/hour

Fresno, CA

Musician, Producer and Instructor

Cello is my tertiary instrument of skill and knowledge. I have performed in my high school orchestra as principle cellist as well as several groups in college. I learned the Suzuki method of string instruction for cello which is the... read more

60/hour
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Cello is my tertiary instrument of skill and knowledge. I have performed in my high school orchestra as principle cellist as well as several groups in college. I learned the Suzuki method of string instruction for cello which is the... read more

Rashelle D.
45/hour

Reno, NV

Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance

I have played cello since I was eight years old and completed a bachelor's degree in music performance. I have also taught cello lessons for about 8 years. I use the Suzuki method because that is what I was taught with. read more

45/hour
5 hours tutoring
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I have played cello since I was eight years old and completed a bachelor's degree in music performance. I have also taught cello lessons for about 8 years. I use the Suzuki method because that is what I was taught with. read more

Ben F.
55/hour

Los Angeles, CA

Doctoral Student in Cello Performance

A doctoral student at USC, Ben is passionate about teaching cello technique and developing the personal voice of each student. Trained by some of the best pedagogues worldwide, he draws on a large basis of knowledge and experiences to fit... read more

55/hour
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A doctoral student at USC, Ben is passionate about teaching cello technique and developing the personal voice of each student. Trained by some of the best pedagogues worldwide, he draws on a large basis of knowledge and experiences to fit... read more

Carrie M.
40/hour

Davis, CA

Professional Cello teacher

I currently study at Florida State University with Greg Sauer for a Master's of Music in cello performance and recently received a Bachelors of Music in cello performance from the California State University, Sacramento where I... read more

40/hour
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I currently study at Florida State University with Greg Sauer for a Master's of Music in cello performance and recently received a Bachelors of Music in cello performance from the California State University, Sacramento where I... read more

Randal R.
40/hour

Reno, NV

Randal K - Adult Tutor

I have 28 years in tutoring and teaching. My methods are individually designed to the needs of students. I teach K-adult all subjects. I am licensed in the state of Nevada: K-8 Elementary, K-12 Music, 7-Adult Alternative Education. I have taught... read more

40/hour
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I have 28 years in tutoring and teaching. My methods are individually designed to the needs of students. I teach K-adult all subjects. I am licensed in the state of Nevada: K-8 Elementary, K-12 Music, 7-Adult Alternative Education. I have taught... read more

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