As experts in instructing adults, we have a deep understanding of the fears and concerns that adults face when embarking on their journey of learning the cello.

It’s important to realise that anyone can learn to play the cello, despite the common belief held by many adults that they won’t be able to. Often, this belief stems from their childhood experiences, where they may have faced quick criticism when attempting to play a musical instrument. However, it’s crucial to recognise that learning the cello is a skill that can be cultivated and improved through practice.

Regardless of gender, all adults have the potential to produce an exceptional tone on the cello with the right education and guidance.

Unfortunately, fear and embarrassment often hinder adults from taking the initial steps towards learning the cello.

Our aim is to create a supportive and encouraging environment that addresses these concerns and empowers adults to embark on their cello-playing journey with confidence. We are here to guide you every step of the way, ensuring that you can overcome any obstacles and unlock your full musical potential on the cello.

Hence why we have developed the no-fear intro lesson concept…

In light of the aforementioned reasons, the London Cello Institute presents an exceptional opportunity catered specifically to apprehensive and anxious adults: the “No Fear Introductory Lesson.”

This distinctive cello class offers a warm and empathetic environment, where individuals approaching the cello for the first time can feel completely at ease. Our highly understanding cello instructor is dedicated to fostering an atmosphere free from judgment or criticism.
There is absolutely no need to feel ashamed or embarrassed about your musical aptitude or your beliefs regarding cello-playing. At the London Cello Institute, we firmly believe that everyone has the potential to excel on the cello.

If you derive joy from listening to the enchanting melodies of the cello, then taking the first step towards learning this beautiful instrument is a natural progression. Becoming an accomplished cellist primarily hinges on acquiring the correct techniques, which our experienced instructors are adept at imparting.

By embracing this opportunity, you can embark on a transformative journey, discovering your own musical prowess and realising your full potential as a cellist.

You do not need unique talent or prior musical knowledge to attend our “No Fear Introductory Lesson”.

“Always remember – absolutely ANYBODY can learn to play the cello! The key is to give it a go and get proper cello training. Do not let anyone make you believe you cannot learn the cello! Do not give anyone that right! It is NOW your time to unleash your inner cellist and bring out what you have inside of you! It may take time to learn, but in time you will be able play your cello beautifully!” – Stefan Joubert Manager of London Cello Institute

When you book your first lesson with us, it’s because you haven’t had any previous training, and that’s perfectly alright. Your instructor understands this and won’t expect you to have any prior knowledge, so there’s no need to worry!

On the contrary, if you were already playing the cello as brilliantly as Yo-Yo Ma, you wouldn’t require this introductory lesson. This class is specifically designed for those who are new to the instrument.

During your first lesson, you won’t be required to play any songs. Instead, your teacher will begin by familiarising you with the cello and teaching you how to use the bow. These fundamental first steps are essential in building your cello-playing foundation.

You might feel uncertain about producing a pleasant tone, but that’s completely expected since you haven’t learned the techniques yet. Rest assured, we will guide you through the process at the right time.

You will soon realise that it’s not as difficult as it may seem, and it simply requires practice and excellent professional guidance, which we are more than happy to provide.

There’s no reason to feel shy or ashamed. Our highly skilled cello teachers are here to encourage you and help you enhance your abilities. Our “No-Fear Introductory Lesson” serves as a gentle introduction to the world of playing the cello.

We will demonstrate that you have the potential to play beautifully and showcase your musicality. If you’re passionate about the cello, there’s no reason to hesitate. Give it a try!

It would be a shame to let false and unfounded preconceived notions prevent you from fulfilling your dream. Don’t let these misconceptions hold you back.

To book your first “No-Fear Introductory Lesson” and discover the wonderful world of playing the cello, contact us at

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We look forward to welcoming you!