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Wei D.

9 Reviews
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Starting at HK$392.50
  • Speaks French, Mandarin, English
  • Artist Diploma from Paris Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Wei D.

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Good habits and an excellent attitude make great cellists. It doesn't hurt to love music too. I love music and I love to share my passion with my students.

Having a teacher who is an experienced performer is an important quality in a teacher. I am a professional classical musician currently working as a freelance cellist in the Chicago area. I play with Chicago Philharmonic, the Northbrook Symphony, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and the Northwest Indiana Symphony, among others. Before coming to Chicago I played for 13 seasons with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.

I have taught privately for over 10 years including 2 years in Paris. My teaching is a reflection of my teacher, Phillippe Muller. I studied with Msr. Muller while studying at the Paris Conservatory. Msr. Muller is currently a Professor of Cello at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City.

About Wei

Even though I have been teaching and performing on the cello for most of my life, it's not all there is to who I am. I am a chef (almost--12 weeks to go), a mom, a wife. I have a cute little Tibetan Terrier that loves visitors. My husband and I love hiking in beautiful places. Studying with me

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lovely, kind and helpful!!!
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Pecos S.

33 Reviews
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Starting at HK$486.70
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BM Cello Performance from University of Oregon
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Pecos S.

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I am a professional performing artist and educator who believes that everyone is inherently musical. I have extensive experience with students of all ages and abilities and enjoy cultivating the interests in those whom I teach.

About Pecos

New York-based cellist Pecos was the winner of the 2016 Baroque Concerto Competition at the San Francisco Conservatory and has performed on baroque and modern instruments across the US, the Czech Republic, Italy and Austria. Pecos has recorded for the Naxos label as a Fellow at the National Orchestr

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Shannon K.
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Pecos is a wonderful teacher. Very patient. Has excellent tips to accelerate the learning process. Customizes the classes to achieve my personal goals. I previously took cello years ago and got frustrated. Now I am 67 years old and his teaching recommendations have enabled me to accel far beyond where I quit last time. I am encouraged now to continue on. C.Hart
Dana
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Alex W.

6 Reviews
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Starting at HK$235.50
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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!
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Brendon P.

17 Reviews
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Starting at HK$196.25
  • M.M. Cello Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy from Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded 1st Place Strings from Tuesday Musical Association Competition
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Brendon P.

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I have over 20 years of playing experience from some of the best teachers around the world. I am certified to teach all 10 Suzuki books. I cater my teaching to each individual student and my goal is to create a fun nurturing environment.

About Brendon

Brendon Phelps is forging a path as an engaging cellist and collaborator, characterized by his sense of individuality, depth of expression, and expansive palette of color. His playing has been described by The Strad as “...rich but clear sound and beautiful shaping and leading.” As a collaborat

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Frances
So helpful! Really willing to work at my pace. Looking forward to future lessons with Brendon.
Cesar
Brendon is a great instructor and working with him over the last couple of months has improved my playing dramatically. His no pressure attitude allows you to relax and brings out your best during lessons. I would recommend him to any level of player.
Isabella
Isabella is loving her cello lessons. Thank you!
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Quinn L.

6 Reviews
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Starting at HK$353.25
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Awarded Piano trio prize from Shanghai Conservatory of Music
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Quinn L.

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Teach cello since I was in College. have a lot of experience of teaching both kids and adults.

About Quinn

Hello, my name is Quinn. I offer cello lesson and violin lessons in-person and online. I began my cello studies at age of seven and won my first cello competition at ten. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Cello Performance at The Shanghai Conservatory of Music in China and Master’s Degree from

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Claudia
Supportive and encouraging. Very happy with her. Sometimes I can’t hear well through her mask.
Natalie
We are loving cello with Quinn! We had her in person before COVID and now online. She does a great job of guiding the learning process and working with the student (my daughter as an individual)
Shauna
My 9 yr old daughter began cello lessons with Quinn about 2 weeks before lockdown started. I was worried that online lessons wouldn't work out, but Quinn has been amazing. She's great at explaining everything so that my daughter understands, and she pushes just enough to keep her interested without being overwhelmed. She also answers questions promptly by email when any problems arise. I can't recommend her highly enough!
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Tszto W.

5 Reviews
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Starting at HK$274.75
  • Speaks Cantonese, Mandarin, English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded The Appassionata Endowed Scholarship in Music from Shepherd School of Music, Rice University
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Tszto W.

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A fully trained and registered Suzuki cello teacher. Teaching cello to students at any age and any level. 8 years of teaching experience.
Teaching mainly according to the Suzuki Method. Beginners will be starting from basics to build a solid foundation to become a complete cellist and a knowledgable musician. More importantly, to enjoy the fun of cello playing and beauty of music making along the way!
I look forward to working with you!

About Tszto

Hello there! My name is Tszto and I am a fully-trained Suzuki cello teacher based in Austin Texas. I hold a Master degree in Cello Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy from the Cleveland Institute of Music. I am also a graduate from Rice University with another Master degree in Cello Performance. I am ex

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Kari Elling
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Tszto IS THE BEST CELLO TEACHER I have ever had because it is the first time someone explains me how to BREATH and ENJOY playing the cello, with a PERFECT TECHNIQUE and posture. He loves to play cello and he teaches with the same PASSION. He is super PATIENT with me and has the best way to correct me and explain me. He is an amazing cello player and really pedagogic. I had a german style teacher in the past and I stop playing cello because I didn't enjoy it and had pain and frustration. Tszto is helping me to reconnect with my cello, he corrects my posture (so it is a pleasant time with absolute no pain) and playing is turning to be a movement meditation for me, I love it now. I can feel and hear the progress on each lesson, thanks to him and to the homework (practice 15 mins, listen and reading). THANK YOU Tszto! After so many years, I am able to start again from cero and with so much passion. Thank you!
Martha
Tszto is an excellent cellist and teacher. My child has improved immensely in the few months she has been studying with him. He is diligent in making sure all aspects of playing the cello are in order from musicianship to technique. He is professional and a nice person.

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The average cost of 60-minute online cello lessons is HK$502.40. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between HK$235.50 and HK$785 per hour.
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"Francisco is an incredible teacher and is always a positive person to be around. I've taken lessons with a few cello teachers, and I'm always glad to get back to Francisco. Some highlights:
- He takes me seriously as an adult beginner, and has helped me progress from almost nothing to substantial repertoire.
- He's a great diagnostician. He can watch and listen and quickly get to the root cause. It's the best when he solves a problem I didn't know I had!
- He's extremely helpful with equipment, as a consequence of previously being with one of the largest violin shops in Chicago. He's helped me with purchases of (in chronological order) my first cheap carbon bow, a college-level cello, and a pernambuco bow. I feel great about my equipment and the buying process, but I would have been flying blind without him.
- I really appreciate that he's flexible with scheduling and the frequency of our lessons.

If you're an adult amateur (or aspiring amateur) like me, you can stop searching for your teacher. I'm confident he would do great work with other types of students, too!"
Dan
Took Cello lessons from Francisco M.
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"My 8-year old has had a few lessons with Christopher and we have been very pleased. Christopher is a conscientious educator and connected with our son. He seems to have mastered the art of teaching an instrument to a beginner virtually as well. He also took the time to have a conversation with me before the lesson to understand our goals and his methods. I highly recommend him as a teacher."
Jeevan
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Very patient and knowledgeable. Looking forward to the next lesson."
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Took Cello lessons from Megan C.
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"Jessica is an amazing cellist and teacher. I’m an adult who started with her from the very very beginning...and am so thrilled with my progress over the past few years. She is very patient and makes learning the cello a lot of fun. Thank you 😊"
Maggie
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"My first lesson was amazing and I’m looking forward to many more lessons.
Victor is very knowledgeable and teaches well."
Amy
Took Cello lessons from Victor Q.
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"Eric is a very accepting and understanding teacher, as well as being musically wide-ranging. As I am an older student with physical problems, I look forward to his lessons as a way of learning outside the box. Five stars!"
Bertie
Took Cello lessons from Eric W.
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"I have never learned so much in a lesson! He was polite and amazing. So knowledgeable!! Great teacher. Would recommend to anyone!!"
Carolina
Took Cello lessons from Mark L.
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"Goes the extra mile, and helps with all your weaknesses! Looking forward to my next lesson!"
Jose
Took Cello lessons from Mark L.
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Ying
Took Cello lessons from Don L.
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"After just my first lesson, I can already say that Jessica is an excellent instructor. She is thorough and very kind in making corrections to ensure long term success and the proper foundation to build skills. As an adult, I am grateful to have a skilled instructor who knows technique very well and has a gentle and professional manner. She is open to questions outside of the lesson time, and provides very good feedback. I am looking forward to weekly lessons!"
Rachael
Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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