Find a cello teacher in La Mesa, CA

Find cello teachers in La Mesa, CA

Find cello teachers in La Mesa, CA

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Top 10 cello lessons in La Mesa, CA

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Cello,piano And More

Cello,piano And More

New on Lessons
7 hires on Lessons
49+ years in business
Serves La Mesa, CA
Ms.Oshay began studuing cello and piano at age seven ( and a few years later add violin and viola) in her native Ukraine and holds degrees from the School of Music at Zaporozhie Concervatory. Musical background includes more than 35 years, as performing artist of solo, piano trios, string quartets and orchestra Ms. Oshay a member of ACMP,The Chamber Music Network. Ms.Oshay being a devoted teacher of music.
Alternative School Of Music

Alternative School Of Music

Offers online services
8 hires on Lessons
27+ years in business
Serves La Mesa, CA
TJ C. says, "Very easy to work with. Good information. Good communication. Lessons fit well into my schedule." Read more
Jade J Schulz Violins

Jade J Schulz Violins

New on Lessons
23+ years in business
Serves La Mesa, CA
Jade J. Schulz Violins, founded in 2001, is located in La Jolla, CA, serving the surrounding areas. With over 30 years of experience, including more than 20 in San Diego, they are a full-service violin shop also offering teacher referrals. We offer a range of services from referring teachers all levels, repair, restoration, and appraisal to rental and sales of beginner to high-end instruments. We are committed to providing fast, high-quality work. We take pride in serving their local music community and visiting soloists, continually expanding to meet their needs.
Lessons With Misha

Lessons With Misha

2 hires on Lessons
24+ years in business
Serves La Mesa, CA
Amy B. says, "My son really enjoyed learning from him! We're wanting to hire you again Misha! " Read more
Alex Greenbaum Cello Lessons

Alex Greenbaum Cello Lessons

New on Lessons
Serves La Mesa, CA
I'm a committed educator who's been teaching cello for twenty years, and enjoy working with students of all levels and ages to help them fulfill their musical goals and dreams. I teach at cello SDSU and privately from my University City home, as well as regularly coach individuals and groups of pre-college students at the Hausmann Chamber Music Program (at SDSU's Community Music School) and adults as part of the Hausmann Quartet's Living Room Program of community chamber music. I enjoy a diverse and adventurous musical life, here in San Diego and around the world. As a member of the Hausmann Quartet I'm an Artist-in-Residence at San Diego Sta...

Your Cello Lessons questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do cello lessons cost near me?

Cello lessons cost $45 to $85 hourly for one-on-one lessons at home or in a music school. Pre-booking 4 to 5 lessons costs $170 to $380 per month. A cheaper option to learn the cello is group classes that cost $20 to $35 per session.

Find a greater variety of teachers through online cello lessons with a price range of $35 to $70 per hour.

Are cello lessons worth it?

Cello lessons are worth it for more effective learning at an accelerated progress. One-on-one instruction makes studying the cello more enjoyable and provides ongoing technique guidance. This personalized advice helps build discipline for regular practice and prevents detrimental playing habits that prove hard to change later.

How many cello lessons do I need?

You need weekly cello lessons for a year to play a simple song. After 2 to 4 years of learning, you can usually join a small music group with other beginners. The time it takes to get really good depends on how often you practice and your goals.

To make the fastest progress, get the most experienced teacher and supplement private lessons with group practices.

How long are cello lessons?

Cello lessons are generally 30 to 60 minutes long. The exact time depends on the student's skill level, how well they can focus, and what they hope to achieve in the long term.

What age is best to start cello lessons?

The best age to start cello lessons is from the ages of 5 to 7 years old. The cello comes in many sizes to accommodate the small frames of younger students and adult learners alike. Adults can pursue cello studies at any age.

How much are cello lessons for kids?

Cello lessons for kids cost $30 to $65 for a 30-minute lesson. Most children don't have the focus for a session longer than 30 minutes.

How do I find a cello teacher near me?

Find a cello teacher near you by searching for private cello instructors on Lessons. You can also ask for the availability of teachers at local music stores. Sometimes cello classes are available at community colleges too.

Before you decide on a cello teacher near you, always remember to:

  • Get at least 3 different prices for cello lessons to compare.
  • Read what people are saying about them on Google and Lessons.
  • Ask for a references list of students they're teaching now or have taught recently.
  • Talk to other parents about what their kids say about these teachers.
  • Get a written agreement and a lesson plan before the first class.
  • Don't pay for a month's worth of lessons until you've had your first ones and feel the teacher is right for you.

What questions should you ask a cello teacher?

Remember to ask these questions before hiring a cello teacher:

  • How long have you been a cello teacher?
  • What music school did you go to?
  • Can I get the first lesson for free or discounted as a trial class?
  • How old are the students you usually teach?
  • What kind of cello should I get if I don't have one at home?
  • How much should I practice between our lessons?
  • What books do I need to learn, and how much do they cost?
  • Will I have homework between classes?
  • Can you modify your teaching style if I have trouble learning?
  • Do you teach the Suzuki method or any other methods?
  • What should I bring to class?
  • How many types of music can you teach me?
  • What's your cancellation policy?
  • Can I pick a song I'd like to learn?

Reviews for La Mesa cello lessons

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Sharron M.
Very thoughtful and patient
Alternative School of Music
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