Introduction to Cello | Lessonface

Introduction to Cello

Introduction to Cello with Brent Arnold

Lessonface cello teacher Brent Arnold is ready to get you started with this beginner introduction to playing the cello. This class is designed for the beginner - those folks who are interested in playing the cello but don't know where to start. Learn the basics of holding the cello, holding the bow, tuning and playing your first notes, such as a C major scale and a song! The goal is to get students started on their cello journey, and the only prerequisite is that you have a cello, an electronic tuner or app and a desire to play cello.

  • Topics Covered:
    • Parts of the cello
    • Tuning
    • Holding the bow
    • Marking the notes on the fingerboard
    • C Major scale


Brent Arnold is a cellist and composer whose music incorporates elements of classical, rock, jazz and folk music. Brent studied the cello with Walter Gray (Kronos Quartet) and violinist Michael White (John Handy, Pharoah Sanders) and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.  


Enroll to receive immediate, lifetime access to this 57-minute video-based course.
For a limited time, we are offering a 30-day license to this course for free. No payment information necessary.
We also offer an option above to get lifetime access to the course for $5.95.

This course was recorded May 2018 at the Lessonface studio in the West Village, NYC.
Watch this course at your convenience. You will receive immediate access upon enrollment.


After enrolling, you can watch this course anytime by logging in to your Lessonface account.
The class is also covered by the Lessonface Guarantee.

If you have questions or concerns, don't hesitate to be in touch by chatting at us within our office hours, calling 1-800-211-7058, or emailing

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