Javier
Trusted teacher
FavouritesAdd to Wish List
FavouritesAdd to Wish List
Trusted teacher
from26.85USD/ h

Professional Cellist teaches Online Classes, both reinforcement and initiation

Translated using Google Translate. Click to view original.
I have been playing and studying the cello for almost a lifetime and I can assure you that it is one of the most wonderful things that can be done. Even if it costs! I can teach both beginners or amateurs who want to improve their level, as well as advanced students who want to perfect their work. Also, if you are someone who is considering starting with this instrument, do not hesitate!

We will work on all aspects of the execution: the technique of both hands, posture, relaxation, musical expressiveness ...

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Skills:
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Spanish, German, Catalan

About Me

I'm a Spanish cellist finishing my Masters Degree in Ghent. Despite the difficult times that we are in, I feel really lucky to be able to live this experience abroad and I'm very excited to meet the students that await me here, both young and old.
I base myself on the teachings received from my teachers during all my years of study, in which I have always been especially interested in the importance of the figure of the teacher for the healthy development of students. I adapt to the technical and musical needs of each student, even if we start from 0, without prior musical knowledge.

Education

-Currently, I'm studying a Masters Degree in Performance with Judith Ermert at the KASK-Conservatorium of the School of Arts in Gent.

-I received my Bachelor Degree with Honor Mention at the Superior Conservatory of Music "Joaquín Rodrigo" of València, Spain.

-I coursed my Professional Degree at the Professional Conservatory of Music "Mestre Vert" of Carcaixent, where I received the Professional Music Award.

-I have received advice from renowned soloists and pedagogues such as Gautier Capuçon, Voro Bolón, Enrico Dindo, Peter Bruns, Tilmann, Wick, Troëls Svane, Sun Won-Yang or Asier Polo. In addition, I've been been a regular student of the great pedagogue María Casado.

Experience / Qualifications

I've been teaching for the past few years and I have taken part in pedagogical courses given by CEPIC (Center for the Pedagogy of String Instruments)

Reviews (1)

Mein 10-jähriger Sohn hat sehr viel Spaß am Unterricht bei Javier. Javier hat ein gutes Händchen für Kinder und kann sie gut motivieren. Echt toll. Das mit dem Online-Unterricht klappt auch sehr gut.
My classes are mainly focused on children and students, from 3 years old until the end of high school. However, I would be delighted to teach adults as well. I can assist you in your initiation to the language, give you reinforcement classes or help you with homework or exam preparation.
I'm a Spanish student living in Ghent. I will teach you whatever you need, from ordering at a bar to an intermidiate or advanced level. We will talk about your interests and whatever you fancy, so you can get more involved in your development. With very fun exercises, learning this kind of difficult language will be as easy as it comes!
I've spent my whole live practicing and playing cello and I can assure it's one of the most marvelous things one can do. Even if you struggle! I can teach either beginners or amateurs who want to get better at it, or higher level students who want to perfect their craft. Also, if you are somebody thinking about starting with this instrument, do not have any doubt! I base myself on the teachings received from my teachers during all my years of study, in which I have always been especially interested in the importance of the figure of the teacher for the healthy development of students. I adapt to the technical and musical needs of each student, even if we start from 0, without prior musical knowledge. We will work on every aspect of cello playing: Both hands' technique, posture, musical expression... Musical theory, solfège, harmony, etc. are also possible!

Ask a question

Send a message explaining your needs and Javier Costa will reply soon:
The more detail, the better.
Ex. "Hi, when are you available to meet for a lesson?"

Availability of a typical week

(GMT -04:00) New York
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
0              
1              
2              
3  Monday at 3:00  Tuesday at 3:00  Wednesday at 3:00  Thursday at 3:00  Friday at 3:00    
4  Monday at 4:00  Tuesday at 4:00  Wednesday at 4:00  Thursday at 4:00  Friday at 4:00    
5  Monday at 5:00  Tuesday at 5:00  Wednesday at 5:00    Friday at 5:00    
6  Monday at 6:00  Tuesday at 6:00  Wednesday at 6:00    Friday at 6:00    
7  Monday at 7:00  Tuesday at 7:00  Wednesday at 7:00    Friday at 7:00    
8  Monday at 8:00  Tuesday at 8:00  Wednesday at 8:00    Friday at 8:00    
9  Monday at 9:00  Tuesday at 9:00  Wednesday at 9:00    Friday at 9:00    
10  Monday at 10:00  Tuesday at 10:00  Wednesday at 10:00  Thursday at 10:00  Friday at 10:00    
11  Monday at 11:00  Tuesday at 11:00  Wednesday at 11:00  Thursday at 11:00  Friday at 11:00    
12  Monday at 12:00    Wednesday at 12:00  Thursday at 12:00      
13  Monday at 13:00    Wednesday at 13:00  Thursday at 13:00      
14  Monday at 14:00    Wednesday at 14:00  Thursday at 14:00      
15  Monday at 15:00    Wednesday at 15:00  Thursday at 15:00      
16              
17              
18              
19              
20              
21              
22              
23              
from $26.85Online via webcam

Good-fit Instructor Guarantee


If you are not satisfied after your first lesson, Apprentus will find you another instructor or will refund your first lesson.

Online reputation

  • Instructor since October 2020
  • 1 repeat student
  • Phone number verified
  • Google connected

Availability of a typical week

(GMT -04:00) New York
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
0              
1              
2              
3  Monday at 3:00  Tuesday at 3:00  Wednesday at 3:00  Thursday at 3:00  Friday at 3:00    
4  Monday at 4:00  Tuesday at 4:00  Wednesday at 4:00  Thursday at 4:00  Friday at 4:00    
5  Monday at 5:00  Tuesday at 5:00  Wednesday at 5:00    Friday at 5:00    
6  Monday at 6:00  Tuesday at 6:00  Wednesday at 6:00    Friday at 6:00    
7  Monday at 7:00  Tuesday at 7:00  Wednesday at 7:00    Friday at 7:00    
8  Monday at 8:00  Tuesday at 8:00  Wednesday at 8:00    Friday at 8:00    
9  Monday at 9:00  Tuesday at 9:00  Wednesday at 9:00    Friday at 9:00    
10  Monday at 10:00  Tuesday at 10:00  Wednesday at 10:00  Thursday at 10:00  Friday at 10:00    
11  Monday at 11:00  Tuesday at 11:00  Wednesday at 11:00  Thursday at 11:00  Friday at 11:00    
12  Monday at 12:00    Wednesday at 12:00  Thursday at 12:00      
13  Monday at 13:00    Wednesday at 13:00  Thursday at 13:00      
14  Monday at 14:00    Wednesday at 14:00  Thursday at 14:00      
15  Monday at 15:00    Wednesday at 15:00  Thursday at 15:00      
16              
17              
18              
19              
20              
21              
22              
23              
from $26.85Online via webcam

Good-fit Instructor Guarantee


If you are not satisfied after your first lesson, Apprentus will find you another instructor or will refund your first lesson.

Share


Laura
Singing & Vocal Technique 🎓 Certified Vocal Coach (USA and Europe). Train Your Voice With The Methodology Used By Grammy Award Winners
- I use vocal training in my classes that brings together the most advanced techniques in the world: I am a CERTIFIED TEACHER for MODERN VOCAL TRAINING. Vocal training used by GRAMMY Award winners. Also, in classical training my specialties are SONG and MUSICOLOGY 🎓 🎤 As a Vocal Coach I have taught classes to more than 100 students. Among them, a contestant in the Melendi team of "LA VOZ Kids España" and singers in festivals such as "Festival de la Luz, Festival Noroeste Pop-Rock, Atlantic Fest". 📚 Always looking for new advances in vocal science and technique, I have been trained with some of the best vocal training: I am certified in levels I and II of Estill Voice - Voice Craft (USA), I have studied with experts in Speech Level Singing (USA). And I am a CERTIFIED TEACHER of Modern Vocal Training: It is a training that brings together the most advanced vocal techniques in the world, has the support of the latest scientific advances in the study of the functioning of the vocal system and a solid pedagogical method. In my training as an MVT teacher I have been able to learn from Celine Dion's Vocal Coach, which she learned from Michael Jackson's teacher in the 80s. In addition, I have been a contributor to the UK music examination institution, Trinity College London (2014 - 2019). Being also, in person, supervisor of music theory exams. I am a trainer for these certifications and for other British institutions such as ABRSM and LCM. In the musical field, some of my experience: Graduated with Merits Degree in Singing by Trinity (UK), scholarship by the Society of Artists and Interpreters of Spain, scholarship by the International University of Valencia, studies in the degrees of ABRSM (UK) piano and music theory, studies in Professional Diploma of modern music and jazz, studying at the International University of Valencia Degree in Musicology and Conservatory specializing in Lyrical singing.

Sergio
Higher Graduate (with masters) in Cello and Conducting teaches music at all levels
My teaching method is scrupulously adapted to each student I have, regardless of the subject to work on (musical language, cello, music history, analysis, conducting, etc.) I always apply the Belgian teaching model, where I trained with my master's degrees in Conducting (Antwerp) and Historical Cello (Brussels). According to this model, the main thing is a living and practical teaching, taking understanding and not memory as the main learning engine.

María
Cours de violoncelle pour tous! / Cello lessons for everyone! / ¡Clases de Cello para todos! / Cellolessen voor iedereen!
Hello to everyone! My name is María, I am a Venezuelan Cellist. All my musical education was inside the musical program "El Sistema" in Venezuela. This education was based on preparing myself as a better human being though playing cello in orchestras, chamber music and as soloist. I am current studying my Master degree at the Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel with Jeroen Reuling. In what consist my lessons? Cello classes for all levels (beginner, intermediate and advanced), it does not matter if you have never played cello before or if you are already studying, the important thing is to help you achieve the goals you want with this beautiful instrument. To have better results with practice, if it is necessary to help you with music theory, I will help you. As well, if you're looking for help in orchestral excerpts for auditions, I'm here for you! For kids, parental support is also important during some lesson, we are all a team and we need to work together to achieve the goals! Classes can be in person at your house or mine (just in Brussels, Belgium) or via videocall (Skype, Zoom, etc). The schedules are planned according to the time of the student and the teacher. Looking forward to meeting you and work together! Maria.

Maria
Violin Lessons ** Beginners to Advanced **All ages ** Suzuki method
Hello, I’m Maria and I’m professional violin tutor with 9 years of experience. I graduated as a violinist from the Lviv National Music Academy of Ukraine in 2014, with Master's degree. I'm not only performing, but I also enjoy teaching the violin! I have a great experience in tutoring work with students - from beginners and children for 4 year age old to adults and teens. I would like to be helpful with improve your skills in violin performing, and I’ll help with first steps in learning violin playing. My goal is to help you and make the process joyful and interesting!😊

Damián
Online Classes of Piano, Keyboards and Musical Language
The Tecla y Música Workshop is a space designed to learn and develop your musical and expressive sense through the piano and / or keyboards. The main objective is to learn to make music and enjoy the learning process and its results. The material with which we work (songs, instrumental pieces and exercises) is mainly oriented to your musical taste, and the choice is based on gradually expanding your technical and expressive possibilities, while exploring different musical styles. In this way, different tools are being incorporated to achieve, in a short term, mastery and fluency over the musical language and the instrument. Given that each student has different interests and concerns, whether playing as a hobby or developing a professional career, composing, improvising, etc., the orientation of the classes is built according to the possibilities and particular needs of each case. The work proposal implies a weekly class frequency to achieve optimal work dynamics and that the results are visible in a short term. There is also the possibility of taking isolated classes in order to solve a specific objective such as developing and perfecting some particular aspect of music practice and / or theory as well as preparing instrument exams or theoretical subjects for institutions of musical studies.

Ana Maria
Cours de violoncelle à Bruxelles pour des enfants et adultes
Cours de violoncelle a Bruxelles et ses environs Je suis professeur du violoncelle, month cours sont destinés aux personnes de tous âges. From tout-petites aux adultes. I have a diploma from the Royal Conservatory of Music of Madrid and currently live in Bruxelles or aprés mon bachelor in Koninklijke Conservatorium Brussels I am a master with Olsi Leka, premier cellist du Orquestre National Belge. Mes cours sont in Spanish, in Anglais et en Française. Je serais vraiment enchantée de vous aider avec tout mon energie!

Ilona
Result-oriented professional cello instructor with 11+ years of experience
Hi everyone! My name is Ilona. I am a professional cellist and a cello teacher with a Master’s degree. My teaching experience is more than 11 years, with 3 years experience of online teaching. Online learning how to play cello is completely acceptable for all levels and ages from 8 years old.  Either you are a Zero Beginner or you are preparing to pass entry exam to conservatory - I will explain you how to practice to become more effective on cello. My current students range in age from 8 to 51 years old and come from all over the world. I always work for results, so our lessons may be longer than an hour at times simply because we haven't completed the lesson plan (with no extra pay). Before you begin learning the cello with me, you should understand two important concepts: when you play the cello, you use your body (arms, fingers) to create sound, and you use your soul and emotions to create music. We'll start by learning how to make sounds, which you'll later use to express your emotions. Please do not hesitate to message me if you have any questions. I am currently only teaching online.

Héctor
(ALSO SKYPE) Cello lessons (and baroque) in Utrecht for all the ages and levels (Violoncello music classes)
Violoncello lessons for beginners, intermediate or advanced students, all ages (children to adults), to enjoy music on their own, or as conservatoire support lessons. Also practice lessons for entrance exams. 24-year-old Spanish teacher with a Superior Degree in cello at Royal Superior Conservatoire of Music of Madrid (RCSMM), and current Master student of HKU Utrecht. I can teach in English or Spanish, also available if you only speak Dutch. 4 years of experience in teaching at academies and private lessons to people of all ages. High-profile commitment to student and results. Lessons are to be taught either at the student's home or at mine. Héctor, cellist He was born in 1994 in Granada (Spain) and starts his musical studies with the violin when he was 7 years old. The following year he continues his musical education with the violoncello and teacher Arantza Hernáez. Later he takes lessons from Ignacio Perbech and Ignacio Navarro. At the age of 15 he enters the Conservatorio Profesional Ángel Barrios, where he takes lessons from Alberto Martos, Jeremías Sanz Ablanedo and Óscar Faus. Later he graduated from the Royal Conservatory of Music of Madrid (RCSMM) in the class of maestro Ángel García Jermann. He has been a member during several years of the Joven Orquesta Sinfónica de Granada (JOSG), Orquesta de la Universidad de Granada (OUGR), for which he received a grant, Orquesta Barroca de la Basílica de San Juan de Dios de Granada, Orquesta Sinfónica de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid (OSUCM), Orquesta de Cámara Joaquín Turina de Madrid (OCJT), Orquesta Filarmonía de Granada (OFG), String, Symphonic and Classic Orchestras of the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid (RCSMM), Orquesta Santa Cecilia de Madrid, Francigena Festival Orchestra, between others. In 2014-2015 he takes part in a tour of China with the Orquesta Filarmonía de AICEA Granada. In 2017 he plays with the Big Band of the RCSMM, and with the Banda Sinfónica Municipal Ciudad de Guadix. He has gone to varios refinement courses like the Course Manuel de Falla de Granada, in numerous occasions, Forum de Cellos de Madrid (Forum CelloMAD), also in numerous occasions, CelloLeón 2017, Zutphen Cello Festival Masterclass august 2017, Francigena Festival 2018, Música Antigua de Daroca y de Gijón, between others, taking classes and advice from soloists and pedagogues like Lluis Claret, María Kliegel, Christophe Coin, Wolfgang Schmidt, Troels Svane, Amit Peled, Damián Martínez, Michal Dmochowski, Sung-Won Yang, Ursula Smith, Paul Uyterlinde, Olsi Leka, Viviane Spanoghe, Karlien Bartels, Mick Stirling, Gideon Den Herder, Ran Varon, Jeroen Den Herder, Herre Jan, Timora Rosler, Larissa Groeneveld, Miguel Jiménez, Luis Ángel Quintana, Guillermo Pastrana, Paulo Gaio Lima, Pelayo Tahoces, Aage Kvalbein, Robert Nagy, Georg Baich, Christoph Stradner, María de Macedo, María Casado, Adolfo Gutiérrrez Arenas, Arnau Dupont, Gabriel Delgado, Mery Coronado, Caetano Nasillo or Sabina Colonna. In 2013 he won first prize in the III Contest of Chamber Music of the Conservatorio Ángel Barrios de Granada in duet formation with the pianist Javier Herreros, and second prize with the Nazarí Cuartet, of which he is a member, and in 2014 he wins second prize in the XIV Soloist contest of the Conservatorio Ángel Barrios de Granada. In 2016, he wins first prize in the Jesús de Monasterio contest, with Cuarteto Quiroga and Josep Colom acting as judges, playing in his string quartet, the Cuarteto Bran. This cuartet was chosen to play that same year in the Auditorio Nacional, and as prize did a tour of concerts in the Teatros el Canal in 2016. In that same year 2016, he is a founding member of the chamber group Animus iocandi, displaying intense activity. In 2017, he wins a special mention with his string quartet Cuarteto Gayarre in the contest Jesús de Monasterio. He is a founding member, together with Valentín Rejano García, of the Dúo Babylon, with which he gives various recitals in the province of Granada. Founding member of several Vionloncello ensembles, with which he gives concerts in the province of León and the city of Zutphen. He is chosen in the Zutphen Cello Festival 2017 to give a solo violoncello recital in the St. Elisabeth Chapel of Zutphen. He has been a participating member of the contemporary music festival COMA17 in Madrid. He was selected to play in an event for the Global Treaty of the UN in 2017 in Madrid. He takes part in the 2018 Francigena Festival. He participated in several occasions as a soloist with orchestra in the Auditorio Medina Elvira of Granada, in the Centro Cultural Sara Montiel of Madrid, and in various churches. He has also played in major music halls like the Auditorio Nacional de España in Madrid, Sala Mozart in Zaragoza, Teatro Cervantes in Málaga, Auditorio Fórum Evolución in Burgos, Fundación Juan March, Auditorio Manuel de Falla in Granada, Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando in Madrid, Music Auditorium in Zutphen and Real Colegiata de San Isidoro in León, with orchestra conductors like Enrique García Asensio, Moritz Gnann (Boston Symphony Orchestra), Ricardo Espigares, Cristóbal Soler, José Sanchís, Miguel Calderón or Gabriel Delgado. In relation to chamber music, he receives lessons from teachers like Cibrán Sierra, Aitor Hevia and Josep Puchades of the Cuarteto Quiroga, Carole Petitdemange y Yuko Hara of the Cuarteto Ardeo, Misha Amory of the Cuarteto Brentano, Thuan Do Minh, Fazil Say, Hiro Kurosaki, Ana María Valderrama, Emilio González, Mauricio Linari, José Segovia, José Luis Estellés, Miguel Franco or Paco Moya, with his actual string cuartet formation Cuarteto Bran and others. Currently, he is studying her master's degree in the interpretation of the violoncello at the HKU Utrecht Conservatory with the teacher Timora Rosler.

Rita
I teach you how to sing your favorite songs with a good vocal technique
Hello, it's Rita, your voice teacher! No matter which level you might be, you will learn the theory about body and voice anatomy, ear training, diction, body language, performance, audition/competition preparation, as well as understanding sound production. Defining bad habits, removing vocal weaknesses are both mandatory to anyone willing to work on its voice development, perfect resonance, and technique progress. Remember that singing is natural, and the sound produced by the vocal cords is carried on the breath. This is the technique of ‘bel canto’ which means beautiful singing. Each lesson is divided into 3 main parts: • Breathing exercises, correct posture reminder, and stretching mobility • Warm-up exercises to stretch the vocal muscles: starting with a single-note, interval, and scale using pure vowels, words, and song phrases. Humming, straw, lip rolls, vocal sirens, Plenty of exercises tailored based on your level, ensuring never to make you feel bored of this essential routine • 3rd part is usually the fun part where you apply all the basics into a song study and interpretation. We agree on the choice of your repertoire, pitch, and rhythm, try to sing-along with the original song, Acappella, acoustic, and karaoke. On monthly basis, I offer group masterclasses and publish on my blog topics related to the life of a singer and musician, in the categories of art, wellness, nutrition, psychology, therapy, along with interviews. With more than 11 years of experience in music academies and online, I teach students teenagers and adults up to 65 years old, music genres such as pop, pop-opera or crossover, soul, R&B, rock, musical theater, and of course classical as it is my specialty where I attended masterclasses, workshops and opera studios around the globe. I look forward to singing with you!

Stefan
Trough FUN learn the basics of accordion, the basics of music, and IMPROVE your accordion playing skills! SKYPE
Hello! I am a professional accordion player and former World Champion - Winner of the 69th Trophee Mondial (Junior). I would like to expand my and of course your knowledge. If you want to learn the basics of accordion, the basics of music in general or to improve your playing skills, feel free to contact me! I am looking to teach beginners but I can also teach intermediate players and students of the music schools!

Tatsiana
Cello lessons for children, teenagers and adults.
The cello has a beautiful timbre, with the capabilities of this instrument you can play any classical or modern music. I have been teaching since 2011. I got a pedagogical diploma in Belarus Music Academy, and am currently doing a master's in pedagogy at Zurich University of the Arts. I'm sure you can fall in love with cello just like me.

Eric
Piano, Language, harmony arrangements, composition Improvisation, Musical Softwares, Musical production
Hi, Thanks for the opportunity, with my teaching method you will start to play the piano or keyboard, compose, improvise or use software (Sibelius Reason Kontakt Protools, Sonar and others), from the first day, if you are already advanced in your instrument, you will expand your knowledge, we will perfect and expand your musical repertoire, you can produce and promote artists or make productions for yourself, in a short time if you wish. all this in the comfort of your home. CQSiii. Hugs.

Nicolas
Drums Lessons, Learn how to play drums, you already know how to? then you can improve!
I've been giving lessons for the last 10 years, My main goal is to make you feel happy with your playing, a groovy trip into the drums world. We can dive into any genre, whether rock, punk, hard core, emo, pop, jazz, electronic. We gonna make your own technique routine and keep it updated ALL THE TIME.

Andreina
Preparation for singing admission tests in university or conservatory
I can help you prepare your program/ repertory to present in the admission test. With me, you are going to train your singing technique, breathing, mental preparation, diction and interpretation. I'm a faithfull believer that everyone can learn how to sing beautifly. We are all diamonds and we all have great voices hidden inside. I want to help you find it and develop it. I you alow me i can be a personal trainer for your voice. Whether you are someone who just loves to sing or someone looking to start a professional career, voice lessons are a necessary option for exploring more of yourself and your passion. This technique allows artists from any age and level to transfer healthy, and connected singing in all different genres. My lessons are geared to tend to the individual needs and goals of the individual student.

Victor
Music, Classical, acoustic and electric guitar, Electric bass, Basic piano.
I work with a dynamic attitude, using ease to communicate in public, both live and by phone or virtually, I try to convey the illusion that Music gives me back. With versatility, I seek to establish ways to meet the needs of the student, thus perfecting my goals as a teacher. Delighted to learn and expand horizons with each experience. In addition to teaching in general, the objective of the classes is personalized, it proposes to strengthen the natural abilities of the student, thus increasing his creative horizon, through a playful and fun system; learning, perfecting and playing. My goal is to give enough tools to not need me or, in other words, use what I have learned to continue learning ...