Music Lessons with Rachel Turner Houk

CELLO LESSONS for all ages and levels
UKULELE and PIANO lessons available too!

MMus in Cello Performance

Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, NJ

BMus in Cello Performance

Trinity College of Music, London, UK

25 years teaching experience:

Cello teacher in England, Germany, New Jersey and California.

General Music classroom teacher in California and Michigan.   

Wayne State University - Adjunct faculty of Music Education courses in Teaching General Music & student teaching

25 years performance experience:

I have performed and recorded with professional orchestras, chamber groups & bands throughout Europe and the USA. Some highlights include performing at the Fox Theater, Detroit; Tours of Germany and Austria with Essen Symphonie &“The Rilke Projekt”; and performing with Green Day at the Grammy’s!

Lessons will focus on developing solid technique through scales, etudes, and a thoughtful approach to playing musically.

Work on solo pieces and orchestra parts.

Improvisation and playing by ear.

Learn to practice effectively.

Always engaging!

I carefully design lessons and choose material to match the interests of each individual student. 


Lessons are currently held on zoom.

In person lessons are in Grosse Pointe Park, close to the village.


Rachel Turner Houk 510-367-0979