Lessons and Booking


Joan is pleased to announce her new position as a Cello Instructor at the Mason Community Arts Academy in Fairfax where she teaches private cello lessons on Mondays and Wednesdays to students of all ages as Cello Beginnings, a class for students aged 4-7 starting in Fall 2018. Visit their web site or call 703-993-9889 for more information.


Joan teaches early education music classes for children ages 18 months through 6 years in addition to private cello lessons to students of all ages and a group class for adult students on Tuesdays at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton. Visit their web site or call 703-584-2900 for more information and rates.


Joan has a rapidly growing studio at the Music and Arts in Springfield where she teaches on Thursdays and Sundays. Call the store at 703-451-0875 for current availability and rates or email her directly at JoanTeachesCello@gmail.com

For Hire

In addition to teaching, Joan is a freelance musician available to hire for your special occasions – parties, weddings, corporate events, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, graduations, wherever you need a touch of elegance. She is available as a solo or in small ensemble (such as string duo, trio, quartet, etc). Please contact for rates.