Find a cello teacher in San Jose, CA

Find cello teachers in San Jose, CA

Find cello teachers in San Jose, CA

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Top 10 cello lessons in San Jose, CA

Students agree: these San Jose cello teachers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
San Jose School Of Music

San Jose School Of Music

New on Lessons
Offers online services
8 hires on Lessons
20+ years in business
Serves San Jose, CA
One of San Jose's largest music school with hundreds of students attending every week. Four time winner of the "Best Music Class" category from the readers of Bay Area Parent magazine. Students drive from as far away as Gilroy and from up the Peninsula to take lessons here. We offer lessons for ages 4 to adult. When you are searching for a music school, please consider the benefits of becoming an San Jose School Of Music student and find out why we are San Jose’s number one choice for music lessons. 11 benefits of becoming an Academy student: 1. We are the only school in the Willow Glen area of San Jose that offers all of these popular i...
Music Lessons With Ms. Wang

Music Lessons With Ms. Wang

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2 hires on Lessons
13+ years in business
Serves San Jose, CA
Mary T. says, "Ms. Wang is great with kids given her background working as a music teacher for many years at public schools. My 6 year old is extremely shy around strangers, but Ms. Wang has her style to grab his attention with interesting stories and build a positive learning environment for him. He is now opening up, enjoying and appreciating music more." Read more
Gretchen’s Music

Gretchen’s Music

New on Lessons
Offers online services
17+ years in business
Serves San Jose, CA
String Instruction - Tailored to your needs and presented at your pace. I teach students from age 5 through adult. I am particularly fond of helping adult students. I believe that it is never too late to start making music a part of your life. Yes, you can start an instrument at any age. My teaching style is to be supportive, patient and kind in guiding the student toward success. Everyone can learn an instrument and there is always a different way for me to explain a difficult concept. Lessons are usually based on Suzuki materials, but very customized based on the student. As soon as they have the skill students can start to help pick mus...
Nyana Ross

Nyana Ross

New on Lessons
Serves San Jose, CA
Hello! My name is Nyana and I’m a 17 year old college student! I’m a music major and a child music prodigy! Violin is my main instrument. I’ve played for 10 years and have taught amongst my peers in orchestra. I also love teaching kids! I focus on teaching children and teens in a comforting and encouraging environment. I feel as if this is the most effective way to learn especially when it is a hard subject. I’ve taught kids music and dance and I’ve had a lot of fun!

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 San Jose cello lessons

Recent success stories from people in the San Jose area.
Jenn E.
Ms. Wang is great with my 5yo. She makes the lessons fun and easy for my daughter to follow. We look forward to the classes each week.
Music Lessons with Ms. Wang
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