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    Private cello lessons

Private lessons are available in all areas of music and speech instruction for all ages and levels of development  by highly qualified professional teachers and performers with real-life musical experience.

About the cello

Featuring as a prominent part of any orchestra or string ensemble, the cello offers students an opportunity to expand their experiences of western classical and popular music. Private lessons offer students the opportunity to learn from experienced and professional instructors and are available for students starting at age 4. Each student is paired with an instructor specialized in teaching students of their age and level of ability ensuring the best possible learning environment. Whether students take up the cello as a means of expanding their horizons or in order to pursue a professional career the Conservatory has a place for everyone!

About our private lessons

New students must complete an online lesson placement request form. Conservatory staff or your assigned instructor will contact you directly to assist with your placement for the term.

When choosing a private lesson, you will need to consider:

  • number of lessons
  • length of lesson
  • what time of day you prefer 
  • which day of the week you prefer 

The average instruction per term (fall, winter or summer) is 16-18 hours.

The general rates for private lessons are 30 minutes for $39.50, 45 minutes for $59.25, 60 minutes for $79.00. Rates may vary depending upon the instructor and duration of lesson. 


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