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Claire M.

Long Beach, CA

$50/hour

Experienced Cello Instructor

20+ Hours
Background check passed as of 7/18/16
5.0 average from 1 ratings
Professional and personal
— Caroline, Fullerton, CA on 10/14/16

$50/Hour


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University of Hartford
Cello Performance
California State University, Long Beach
Master's

Education

University of Hartford (Cello Performance)

California State University, Long Beach (Master's)

About Claire

Claire received her Master’s of Music in cello performance from California State University Long Beach’s Cole Conservatory of Music where she was a student of Dr. David Garrett, cellist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. She has performed in the Los Angeles Cello Society concert series and as a participant in the California Chamber Music Institute. She has attended master classes with Anthony Elliott and Julia Lichten at the Aria International Summer Academy. She has attended the Los Angeles Suzuki Institute and trained in Suzuki pedagogy with Rick Mooney and Tanya Carey.

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.

Currently, she is a member of the Dana Point Symphony and Symphony Irvine. She previously performed with the Debut Orchestra and the Orange County Collegiate Orchestra. She is a founding member of the Los Angeles based cello quartet, Love4Cello. In 2014, as a member of the Southern California Chamber Ensemble, she performed in Nagoya, Japan. She is also the cello teacher at Fullerton College as well as the cello coach at Renaissance High School for the Arts in Long Beach. Since 2008, she has freelanced and taught privately around the Los Angeles area, including her private studio in Long Beach.
Claire received her Master’s of Music in cello performance from California State University Long Beach’s Cole Conservatory of Music where she was a student of Dr. David Garrett, cellist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. She has performed in the Los Angeles Cello Society concert series and as a participant in the California Chamber Music Institute. Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Other lesson rates available: 30 mins - $30 45 mins - $40

Travel Radius
Travels within 0 miles of Long Beach, CA 90814
Background Check: Passed

"Professional and personal"

- Caroline, Fullerton, CA on 10/14/16
Music:
Cello

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Cello

I received my Master’s of Music in cello performance from California State University Long Beach’s Cole Conservatory of Music where I was a student of Dr. David Garrett, cellist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Recently, I have attended the Los Angeles Suzuki Institute and trained in Suzuki pedagogy by Rick Mooney.

Prior to my studies at CSULB, I attended the University of Hartford’s Hartt School of Music where I received my Bachelor’s of Music in cello performance. While at Hartt, I studied with Steven Thomas and Mihai Tetel.

University of Hartford
Cello Performance
California State University, Long Beach
Master's

Education

University of Hartford (Cello Performance)

California State University, Long Beach (Master's)

Professional and personal

My daughter enjoyed her first session with Claire. Claire is extremely knowledged about playing the cello. My daughter felt comfortable with Claire from the start of the lesson. Claire was patient and clear with her instruction. My daughter has been practicing diligently following the lesson.

— Caroline, Fullerton, CA on 10/14/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Other lesson rates available: 30 mins - $30 45 mins - $40

Travel policy

Claire will travel within 0 miles of Long Beach, CA 90814.