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Learn to play cello online from the comfort of your home – or wherever you may be – with Pirisen Music Lessons! Our experienced teachers will teach you how to play the cello at any level from beginner to advanced. Simply select from our vetted instructors below and click the “Book” button to schedule your introductory cello lesson today!

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SAMANTHA PHILLIPS

Cello | Violin | Viola | Voice | Guitar | Ukulele

DENVER STUDIO & ONLINE

 

Originally from Wyoming, Samantha is eager to impart her musical knowledge to others. She started playing cello in the 4th grade and continued to learn and play the cello throughout her middle and high school career. She has explored and continued to play in many different genres and environments including concert orchestra, fiddle club, for musicals, chamber orchestra, and solo. Samantha has taught lessons for 3 years and has provided lessons to students of all ages. She is very flexible in learning different styles and can teach from beginner to advanced levels. 
   
Samantha is proficient in many instruments. Her first instrument is cello and she continues to play her cello in a symphony setting. She also plays and is very well-versed in violin. In college, she learned to play the viola and double bass and took part in playing with her school band, and now teaches both of those instruments as well. Samantha also teaches guitar, ukulele, and voice lessons. 

She is kind, and an adventurous lover of sports. Samantha has played sports herself and understands the commitment it takes to do so, and she carries that commitment over to her music and teaching. She looks forward to teaching you or your student!

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GWEN CHAMBERS

Cello | Violin | Viola

ONLINE & LITTLETON STUDIOS

Gwen Chambers has been involved with music all her life, and has been teaching music lessons for over a decade. She enjoys working with students of all ages and skill levels, and is very passionate about nurturing people’s love for music. She performs and teaches many styles on the cello including Classical, Romantic, Baroque, rock, metal, and pop. She has had the opportunity to perform with numerous high-level ensembles, including the Continental League Honor Orchestra, Western State Honor Orchestra, Colorado All State Orchestra, Colorado College Symphony, The Trans-Siberyian Orchestra, and The Colorado Springs String Quartet. She has also performed at both Boettcher Concert Hall and Red Rocks Amphitheatre numerous times. She studied the cello under Rodney Farrar, principal cellist of the Jefferson Symphony Orchestra and pioneer of the Suzuki Method for cello. Gwen is a cellist at heart, but she loves working with all string instruments, especially beginning learners!

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JEANNE TURNER

Piano | Violin | Cello

ONLINE & CENTENNIAL STUDIO

Jeanne has been a music instructor, private, small group, as well as general music, band, and orchestra, for the past 25+ years.  She holds her BA from the Fort Lewis College of Music, Piano Performance. Additional training and certification in the “Let’s Start Music” program, Ventura, Ca.

Her piano performance history includes solo and collaborative, classical, jazz, pop, Celtic styles. Church organist and pianist, wedding and special occasion pianist. Accompanist for musical theatre productions, choirs, and individual vocalists and instrumentalists. National Guild international winner for piano. She is a member and past adjudicator for National Guild and Certificate of Merit programs.

Styles taught: classical, pop, jazz, music theatre, liturgical music, Celtic music, basic musicianship and theory. She has taught in several prestigious music academies, including Colorado Music Festival and Center for Musical Arts, Lafayette, Co., Bietry Broadmoor Academy of Music, Colorado Springs, Co., and currently Forte Academy, Centennial and Littleton, Co.

Jeanne provides individualized plans for each student, adhering to Forte’s proven and comprehensive curriculum. She has taught all ages- 4 to 80+.  She believes music, as an art form, should be presented in a manner that fosters creativity, while maintaining core structure and appreciation for a composer’s intent.   Jeanne has a very supportive, nurturing and relaxed approach. She believes learning is a two- way street, and open communication is a key component of learning.