Find a cello teacher in Portland, OR

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Top 10 cello lessons in Portland, OR

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Portland Cello Lessons

Portland Cello Lessons

New on Lessons
Offers online services
3+ years in business
Serves Portland, OR
Are you… -A parent with an elementary-aged child looking to start learning the cello? -A middle- or high school-aged student either wanting to begin playing or improve upon a basic foundation of the cello? -A high school student looking to audition for OMEA All-State Orchestra? -A college student looking for supplemental feedback for audition or recital repertoire? -An adult learner who simply loves the cello and wants to begin learning to play? Then we might be a great match! Dr. Lizzy Donovan has experience teaching all ages and ability levels. A recent graduate of the University of Oregon, Dr. Donovan approaches cello pedagogy holistical
Music Studio Of Cynthia Thomas-Hargunani

Music Studio Of Cynthia Thomas-Hargunani

New on Lessons
Offers online services
34+ years in business
Serves Portland, OR
The Music Studio of Cynthia Thomas-Hargunani, based in Vancouver, Washington, offers private lessons and ensemble training in Violin, Cello, and Viola. Cynthia has taught privately for over 30 years and now resides in Vancouver, WA. Her teaching technique includes both traditional and Suzuki methods while also combining theory, rhythm, note reading, ear training along with repertoire into lessons. Throughout the year, students have an opportunity to participate in 3 recitals Festivals Online String focuses theory classes Evaluations Small ensembles Holiday performances Students’ Accomplishments: Her students have participated in C
SongSmith

SongSmith

5.0Exceptional(6)
1 hire on Lessons
30+ years in business
Serves Portland, OR
Patrick S. says, "Tim is a very gifted teacher with vast understanding and knowledge of music. He has the ability to explain difficult concepts with such simplicity that it becomes easy for the student to understand and grasp. Not only does he impart musical knowledge but his mentorship inspires the students to excel. A genuine human being and a stellar musician." Read more
Bloom Music Studio

Bloom Music Studio

New on Lessons
2 hires on Lessons
20+ years in business
Serves Portland, OR
Bloom Music Studio is an energetic place to learn music. Our staff begins and ends with supporting your music goals first! Music is a very special and personal art form. We want you to be excited about what you're learning and feel that we have your back when the learning is challenging. I founded my business in 2004 because I want young people to have a healthy outlet for their challenges in life. That is still our mission today for kids and adults! ❤️ When I get to see a student understand something new about music and perform something that they had not before, then I know I'm in the right place....
Flip's School Of Music

Flip's School Of Music

New on Lessons
17+ years in business
Serves Portland, OR
Flip's School of Music is now enrolling new students. Lessons offered are: piano, guitar, violin, voice, cello, viola, bass, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, saxophone, clarinet, flute, trumpet, trombone, recorder, etc... There are also lessons offered for music theory, composition and arranging, jazz improvisation...and much more! About the Teacher - Michael 'Flip' McGuire has been an avid musician for over 25 years and has been a music educator for over 15 years. Flip is continually performing w several local bands all over the Pacific Northwest region. He graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania w a B.A. in Music Education. Flip's teac
Lake Music

Lake Music

New on Lessons
Serves Portland, OR
Lake Music, located in Lake Oswego, Oregon, is a family-owned, multi-generational music store established in 1970. Known for their commitment to quality and personalized service, Lake Music provides music lessons, instrument rentals, and sales, along with a variety of music accessories and books. This long-standing local shop builds on its roots, delivering the products and services that their community needs.

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 Portland cello lessons

Recent success stories from people in the Portland area.
Cindy H.
I had not had piano instruction for 46 years ! He taught me theory ; How to find and use the cords in any key ; rhythms; and playing as a worshiper and facilitator for worship . Also some beginning instruction on creating music . Beginning with familiar and adding one new element , words, tune, rhythm . Excellent Instructor !
SongSmith
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