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"Marcie has been teaching my daughter every week for five years. She is truly amazing! Her teaching method is fun yet challenging! I can't recommend her enough!" — Alison L., 1/22/2015
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Alameda Cello Academy Tutorial Videos

Watch these videos for tips on the foundations of good cello playing:
posture, bow arm position, scales, and more!
Watch Marcie Brown's cello tutorial videos

Marcie's upcoming performances in March, May, June and July

Marcie will be playing cello at shows with the Livermore Valley Opera, for the
Altarena Playhouse, and at the Woodminster Summer Musicals.
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Marcie Brown and Terrance Brewer

Classical music, jazz standards, and a gyspy flair

Marcie Brown and Terrance Brewer form
The Classical Gypsy Duo!

Available for booking now
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Butterfly Girl: Official Video

Butterfly Girl entered Broadjam's World Top 10 Chart at #2!

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Alameda Cello Academy

Former ACA Student Miles Smiles!

After much traveling and performing, Miles has returned to Oakland! He is pursuing opportunities in entertainment and education, mostly in clowning and circus. He teaches circus arts to children as well. Last weekend he performed as a cellist and machette juggling pirate in Sausalito. He is definitely having a great time doing what he loves to do! Visit Mile Smiles' website »

ACA Students on Tour!

Tuki, Aerie and Alison went on a week long tour with the San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers. Go girls!

ACA Student Performs at Carnegie Hall for the third time!

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Marcie's CDs:

Reflections Over Brandy

Marcie Brown's  CD, Reflections Over Brandy

"...what Brown can do with a string instrument is simply godlike. It is beautiful, flowing, and sounds like pure audio bliss."

Reflections made the Top Ten lists in Tokyo, Maine, New York, and Santa Cruz; and was the #1 Jazz CD in St. John's Newfoundland!

Listen to a sample of Reflections over Brandy.
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Butterfly Girl

Marcie Brown's  CD, Butterfly Girl

Butterfly Girl made the top 10 in world music charts in several independant and college radio stations around the globe.

Listen to a sample of Butterfly Girl to find out why.
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