Cello Studio

Offering private and group cello lessons to students in the greater Washington, D.C., area.

A gifted and experienced cello teacher, Martha Vance combines a deep passion for her instrument with the skill and sensitivity needed to help students discover and deepen their musical gifts. She works with students ages four through adult.

Trained in the Suzuki method, Martha provides a solid foundation for her students, helping even the youngest cellists experience a sense of pleasure and accomplishment. With more experienced students, Martha works on refining techniques and tackling more demanding repertoire. By combining a supportive style with high expectations, she helps students gain in proficiency and confidence.

Martha’s students have earned places in local youth and honors orchestras and have been accepted into university music schools. But whether students pursue cello as a vocation or avocation, the solid and inspired training that Martha provides lays the foundation for a life-long love and enjoyment of music.