TEACHING

April currently teaches from her private cello studio in Silver Lake, California and Sylmar, California, and in Santa Monica at the Santa Monica Music Center.  Contact her for more details about scheduling an appointment or trial lesson.

As a private cello teacher Guthrie enjoys teaching all ages with a focus on technique, traditional repertoire, composition, theory and creativity. She has taught, hand-doubled, and recorded for the film industry. This included teaching actress Deanne Bray for the television show Heroes, where she worked with composers Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman (Wendy & Lisa). Her recent film work includes teaching, handdoubling, composing, and recording for The Mourning Hour, as short independent film by Shevaun Kastl featuring Robert Knepper. In 2014 she taught and hand-doubled for Amy Acker on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.