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Learn, Practice, And Perform The Cello

Are you or your child (aged 4+) interested in learning how to play the cello? The Bronx School For Music provides experienced cello lessons for children in the Bronx, NY area. Our cello program is tailored specifically for your child’s skill level and interest through private one-on-one lessons, ensuring that your child receives the best possible instruction for them.

Receive Musical Education In An Enriching Environment

BSM’s mission is to provide a safe, enlightening learning environment and experience for all students who come through our doors. Here, students find space to learn and practice the cello, allowing them to advance their instrumentals skills, strengthen problem-solving skills, and open their imaginations to musical education and history.

Enroll In Private Cello Lessons Today

BSM offers cello instruction in either 30-minute or 60-minute time periods and has three terms each year: Two 16-week academic-year semesters (Fall and Spring) and one seven-week summer session. Lessons and group musical development classes are held Monday through Friday, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The fall Semester begins after Labor Day; the spring semester begins the first week of February.

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Expert Instruction From A Juilliard Cello Performer

Cellist Julia Henderson is a member of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra and the Sarasota Opera Orchestra, and has appeared with the Rochester Philharmonic, Britten-Pears Orchestra, New World Symphony, Aspen Festival Orchestra, and others. Julia is the cellist of Desdemona Ensemble, a chamber group that brings eclectic programming to venues throughout New York City and recently premiered the chamber opera “Magdalene.” She tours regularly with chamber music theatre group Core Ensemble.

Julia earned a Bachelor of Music degree at Oberlin Conservatory, studying with Darret Adkins, and a Master of Music with Timothy Eddy at The Juilliard School. At Oberlin she took secondary lessons in viola da gamba and baroque cello, and also played regularly with the contemporary music ensembles of both schools. She has worked with members of the Shanghai, Juilliard, Cavani, St. Lawrence, and JACK quartets, among others, as well as renowned chamber musicians such as Steven Doane, Sylvia Rosenberg, and Joseph Kalichstein.

In addition to being an avid performer, Julia is a dedicated teacher, and received Suzuki Certification through Book 8 at the School for Strings in NYC. She has spent three summers performing and teaching on the island of Montserrat, West Indies, and does musical outreach in the Connecticut area through the New Haven Symphony. Julia has taught with Juilliard’s Music Advancement Program, Sonic Explorations El Sistema program, Hudson River School of Music, and the Trinity School. She currently runs a private studio in NYC.