Meet John Rasmussen

Cellist John Rasmussen is a private cello teacher living in Orange County, CA. He maintains a studio in Irvine. John is a member of the American String Teachers Association (ASTA).

John studied and collaborated with master teacher Irene Sharp of Palo Alto, CA for 20 years. Her innovative ways of teaching the cello have had a major influence on John’s style of teaching. John has attended and performed at the National Cello Institute and in Master Classes for Irene Sharp.

Having enjoyed his time teaching preschool music classes at The Music School in Sunnyvale, CA, John’s passion lies in teaching beginning cellists. John is a believer that establishing good habits right from the start build the foundation for an exciting and rewarding musical experience.

When not teaching, John enjoys spending time with his wife and their two pets, Princess the cat and Lucky the Chihuahua.