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Cello Lessons

Through our one-on-one private instruction, let the inner cellist develop within you! Our degreed cello instructors offer an in depth approach to cello lessons that cultivates specific skills on the instrument. Let our private instructors guide you through easy to understand steps, as made possible by our unique STEP Report system, and will lead you through the labyrinth of modern and classical repertoire.

With the cello our instructors will show you how important you can be to an orchestra, string quartet or even your own band!

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Cello Lesson FAQs

  • What is the cello?

    Another member of the string family, the cello is most closely associated with European classical music and is described as sounding the closest to the human voice. One plays the cello while seated with the instrument supported on the floor, the left hand fingering the strings and the right hand plucking or bowing. It is written for as a solo instrument, small ensembles, and large symphony orchestras. A large number of concertos and sonatas have been written for the cello. Very popular in traditional fiddle music, especially Scottish, the instrument is less common in contemporary popular music but played a major role in disco of the 1970’s. It has made an appearance in hip-hop and R&B performance of such artists as Rihanna and Ne-Yo recently. Popular, world music, jazz, and classical genres all utilize the cello and it is a part of any standard orchestra. Born in Paris to Chinese parents, famed American cellist Yo-Yo Ma began his studies at age 4 with the violin, then the viola, and is now considered one of the most talented cellists of all time playing Baroque, American bluegrass, Argentine tangos, traditional Chinese, and Brazilian music. Oh, he graduated with a BA from Harvard too.

  • Should I learn the cello?

    We think so! The deep tone of a cello can calm the heart and warm the soul. Revered in every avenue of the music world, the cello’s irreplaceable sound has been the prized showpiece of many famous musical works. Musicians like Yo-Yo Ma and Alfred Wallenstein have made the cello a household instrument and with no surprise given how pleasing it is to the modern ear.

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Raquel O.
Raquel O.
2023-02-13
My 5 year old son wanted to take piano lessons so we reached out to JF music academy. They were running a special for January plus a free introductory class. Ms Lorraine is our sons teacher and he's really enjoying his sessions. He is enjoying his sessions so I'm hoping he will continue his Interest in learning.
Lili M.
Lili M.
2021-12-17
Nicest people in the world! I brought my niece for her first guitar and the teacher was great, along with the young lady who helped us out in the front. My niece is loving the lessons and I couldn't be happier about who amazing they are l, and the level of professionalism.
Sam S.
Sam S.
2021-08-05
I started taking guitar lessons with Alex about 2 months ago. It has been fantastic. Everyone at the school is incredibly nice, and it really has a low-key small town community type atmosphere. My lesson is one of the best parts of my week and I look forward to it every time. Most of the students are children, but I'm not. If you think you are too old to start an instrument or to take music lessons, you are incorrect! It's never too late to strike up the band. Give it a try, you will be glad you did.
Mitch M.
Mitch M.
2021-01-26
They're really professional there. I got to take piano lessons while in high school, and although I didn't appreciate it then, it was a great experience. I later took guitar and piano lessons there as an adult, and I was happy with their teachers. The staff was always accommodating. When I have kids, I will definitely be taking them there. The teachers are great!
Kathleen S.
Kathleen S.
2020-06-01
Online zoom call lessons have been working great. Patient teachers, service oriented front desk staff, charter school payment allowed. This place has been excellent for my 3 children. We took guitar, song writing, mandarin, piano, and tried out a music application type class for our youngest preschool age child.
Mark O.
Mark O.
2019-03-09
The spring performance was amazing and Joshua had an extremely wonderful experience with Mariah as his vocal coach.
Richard V.
Richard V.
2018-11-16
I'm very happy to be here. All the instructors have been excellent. Sad to see Denise go but looking forward to my new instructor. I have been here for 30+ lessons and will continue to come. The staff is great and Mario is a class act.

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