CELLO LESSONS in Southeast Portland, Oregon

Cello lessons for adults. Photo by Jeremy Holmes.

Photo by Jeremy Holmes

Learn to play the cello!

Jennifer specializes in cello lessons for adult beginners, but she also enjoys teaching teenagers and other intermediate students. Her focus is on establishing a solid technique, instilling fundamentals of rhythm and ear-training while tailoring lessons to the student's individual interests and goals. She has additional experience with the Alexander Technique and is a strong proponent for holistic well-being, promoting a style of playing that is safe and sustainable.

Jennifer has been playing the cello for 20 years. After graduating as the "Outstanding Undergraduate Performer in Strings" at the University of Oregon, she pursued additional performance studies at the Boston Conservatory and Indiana University, where she studied with Professor Emilio Colón, who was a student of Janos Starker.

Getting started...

Jennifer teaches on Mondays and Tuesdays.


Her studio is located at Mosaic String Academy (5120 SE 28th Ave, Portland, OR 97202).

30 minutes = $40 ($160/month)

45 minutes = $50 ($200/month)

Tuition is charged monthly.

From Jennifer's Students:

"I am so thrilled to have found such an engaging, dedicated, and inspiring cello teacher! Jennifer Jordan is truly a one-of-a-kind instructor who clearly cares about her students’ progress and individual musical growth. She was the perfect person to introduce me to the pure joy of learning to play the cello.  I highly recommend her instruction, whether you’re a beginner adult (like me), or an accomplished player of any age!"

- AdriAnne C.