Cello lessons are available in 30, 45, or 60 minute weekly lessons.  Program also includes two 60 minute group classes per month:  music theory fundamentals and performance workshops.  Plus one formal recital per semester.


Christian Sands has been a cello teacher at the Rochester Conservatory since May, 2021. After graduating from Detroit School of Arts High School as an Orchestra Major, Mr. Sands received his college degree from Wayne State University – College of Fine, Performing & Communication Arts. Mr. Sands has numerous performance experience including Grosse Pointe Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Civic Youth Orchestra, and International Symphony Orchestra. He also works as a cello clinician for Cass Tech High School and Bloomfield Hills High School. In addition to cello, Mr. Sands also teaches violin and viola.