Individual Cello Lessons
In this 10 week course, I will guide the cellist with one-on-one lessons focuses on consistently making the best sound possible on the cello, basic music theory and history with the goal of preparing a piece to perform.
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Once per week
learner per class
per learner - per class
How does an "Ongoing" course work?
Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
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Private lessons are the most effective way to learn the basics of cello, best practices, music history, standard cello repertoire and music theory but I cleverly disguised these into a fun and engaging class. I teach to the student and invite all cellists at any age and level to join. So in each session, I will keep with a concept until the student fully understands before moving on the next. We will do a lot of playing at the same time and with recordings then play solo to present the...
the basics of how the cello works, left hand and bow exercises, sightreading, standard and unconviental pieces written or arranged for the cello, how to be good stewards of the cello as a performer and audience member
I structure the lesson to mirror the individual practice session. So whatever we do in the lesson, that is what and how to practice. Pick three days in the week to practice and do what we did in the lesson. Easy as that! With zoom recording the lessons, there is no excuse to not remember what was covered in the lessons. I also encourage playing a piece/passage three times in a row correctly before moving on the next passage/piece or ending your practice session.
cello, bow, music stand, pencil, paper
I encourage all cellists to perform and share their work in recital or studio class before graduating to the next level/piece/book, but it's not required.
1 hour per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Suzuki cello series books, Dotzauer 123 etudes book
Cellist and music educator
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
45 total reviews
47 completed classes
Hello OutSchool community! I am Katie Chambers, a cellist and music educator based in New York City. I've been running my own private teaching studio of cello, piano and violin students since graduating with my Masters degree in cello performance...