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Cello Lessons - In Person and Virtual

Learning to play the cello isn’t as challenging as you might think. At least it’s not when you receive the right instruction. At The Long Island Violin Shop, we offer fun and immersive cello lessons that can help anyone, regardless of age or experience level, learn how to play the cello. Our private cello lessons are taught by professional musicians with adept skill at teaching students everything there is to know about playing this versatile classical stringed instrument. 

Our talented instructors teach cello lessons using the latest educational methods and materials. Our lessons are designed to help every student make the most out of their allotted time, so they can progress in their learning at a pace that’s comfortable for them. Every step of our learning process is approachable and easy to digest, so whether you are new to the instrument or want to take your cello playing skills to the next level, we can help you reach your goals.

Long Island Private Cello Lessons and Virtual Cello Lessons

At The Long Island Violin Shop, we offer private, one-on-one in-person cello lessons, so every student gets the attention they deserve. Our classes are taught in our roomy, comfortable, and well-lit teaching studios, each one featuring large windows overlooking our display floor, so parents of students can observe their children as they learn their lessons and master their new instruments.  

If you prefer virtual lessons, we can accommodate you!  Our virtual lessons are taught by the same instructors as our in-person lessons and utilize all the same teaching techniques and materials, so whether you choose in-person or virtual lessons, you can be sure your child receives the same level of quality instruction and one-on-one attention.

At The Long Island Violin Shop, our aim is to help ensure that anyone who wants to learn how to play the cello has the opportunity, whether that’s through in-person learning or virtual lessons.

Learn to Play Cello

Learning how to play cello requires commitment and constant learning, but the process can be fun and extremely rewarding. If you are looking for cello lessons, we offer lessons at our Huntington, Smithtown, and Setauket studios and in the Long Island area. We offer affordable weekly cello lessons in half-hour or one-hour formats and with our automatic billing, paying for your lessons is easy and convenient. 

More Reasons to Choose The Long Island Violin Shop

One of the most popular benefits of taking cello lessons at the Long Island Violin Shop is our team of experts are always on hand and ready to help if your instrument ever needs attention or repair. Or, if you need a method book, strings, or any other accessories or supplies, we have them too! 

We also offer a wide range of other services that you might find beneficial, such as:

  • Music theory lessons / AP exam tutoring
  • NYSSMA prep 
  • Student recitals

    We even offer an instrument rental program, so if you need a cello and are not sure how to start looking, how much to spend, or what to buy, our rental program can provide you with a fine instrument for a moderate cost and rental credit, so one day you can own your own instrument.  And if you take cello lessons along with your rental, we’ll provide you with a special discount and give you a free lesson!

    For more information about our in-shop or virtual private cello lessons, please contact us at, or by calling our store during normal business hours at 631-982-1566.