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Cello Teachers

Cello IconTaking private lessons is a great way for students of all ages to set goals, build confidence in a new instrument, stay motivated, and learn quickly. Our new search tool helps you find music teachers who offer private lessons in the San Francisco Bay Area. For more detailed information about an instructor, just click on the teacher’s name.

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Name Instruments/ Style Rate* Ages City
William Skeen Cello, Baroque Cello, Viola da Gamba
$75/hour, $40/half hour 7 and up Richmond
Robert Howard Cello
$75/hour 7-65+ San Francisco
Jessica Ivry Cello
Classical, Beginning Jazz, Rock, Improv, World
$60/hour; $50/45 minute; $40/half hour 7 years old and up, including adults Oakland
Poppea Dorsam Cello
Please contact for information 5 and up Piedmont
Katie Butler Piano, Cello
Suzuki Cello, Classical
$40/half hour, $60/45 min 4 and up Mill Valley
David Morris Cello, Baroque Cello, Viola da Gamba, Music Theory
Baroque, Classical, Counterpoint
$65/ hr (sliding scale also available) All ages Oakland
Elizabeth Vandervennet Cello, Chamber Music Coaching
Classical, Alternative
$65/ hour, $55/ 45min 5 and up Oakland
Be'eri Moalem Violin, viola, cello, guitar, piano, composition
Suzuki, traditional classical, improvisation
$70/hr 4 and up Palo Alto
Hannah Addario-Berry Cello, Chamber Music
Classical, Contemporary, Improvisation
$45-70 5 and up San Francisco
Ben Welch Snellings Cello, Strings Ensemble
Classical, Jazz Improvisation
$75 for 1 hour, $65 for 45 minutes 7 and Up San Francisco