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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaching since 1980
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Karen D.

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Ukulele:
Sometimes abbreviated to uke, it is a member of the lute family of instruments; it generally employs four nylon or gut strings or four courses of strings. Some strings may be paired in courses, giving the instrument a total of six or eight strings. The ukulele originated in the 19th century as a Hawaiian adaptation of the Portuguese machete, a small guitar-like instrument, which was introduced to Hawaii by Portuguese immigrants, mainly from Madeira and the Azores. The tone and volume of the instrument vary with size and construction. Ukuleles commonly come in four sizes: soprano, concert, tenor, and baritone. If you just want to play songs I'm happy to teach you the songs you love. I can also teach you to become a musician by teaching from the beginning with the very basics of finger placement, reading, notes, rhythms, songs, scales, theory and improvisation....or, we can do both!

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Stacie J.
Karen obviously loves the piano & guitar. She’s probably an excellent teacher for those instruments. Why do I say that? That’s what she talked about! She spent half my lesson trying to convince me to learn one of those instruments. Could work on listening skills! Not even sure if she owns a set of bongos herself. Didn’t start teaching me anything until last 10 min & then I had to leave early anyway. So 50 min out of 60 and about 5 I actually learned a few things I could have been practicing for at least 30 min of class. Use her if you want to learn something else other than bongos.
John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
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David S.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
  • B.A. in Music Composition from Salisbury University
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching ukulele to beginner and intermediate students. Whether you are just starting out or you've been playing for a while, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He teaches chord formations and strum patterns, along with learning specific songs the student would like to learn.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playing

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Patient, talented and easy to learn from!
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David E.

2 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Awarded Ibanez Solo Competition 2017 from Ibanez
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David E.

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Ukulele is very similar to guitar and started to pick it up about 7 years ago and have had a blast learning and teaching this instrument. So much fun to play and easy to get started with.

About David

I stated playing guitar when I was 8yrs old. By the time I was 15 I was playing in band s and local venues in Phoenix. When I was 18 I relocated to L.A. and attended Musician's Institute in Hollywood CA. I performed and recorded for many artist while living out there. Ranging from up and coming arti

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Fernanda
Just had my first lesson with David and it was so much fun! David is kind, patient and a great instructor!
David Rickers
Excellent lessons, always fun and exciting.
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Chris V.

21 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2014
  • Associate of Music from Pierce Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chris V.

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Learn some fun songs on this great sounding instrument! We might even sing a few together

About Chris

I am a jazz guitarist based out of beautiful Los Angeles, California. I received and Associate of Arts degree in Music in 2015, and have been pursuing a bachelors in Jazz Studies since then. While in community college I really grew into my own as a musician and discovered that I love jazz and th

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Cameron Partee
i'm learning so much
Ben P.
Chris is patient and help me focus on technique.
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Rhonda S.

47 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Rhonda S.

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Learn how to read music and chords! Start playing songs right away.

About Rhonda

I have always had a love for music. From all the music trivia games my family won't play with me, to my large collection of records, cassettes, and CDs - I am hooked! I made my solo performance debut at age 7 by singing "It's A Small World" acapella in a school talent show. At age 9 I started

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Jason M.

104 Reviews
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  • Associate of Arts in Music and Business from KPC, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Awarded Voyage Air Guitar VAD-06 from ASCAP
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Jason M.

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Taking up Ukulele was a great way to look at music from a new perspective. I love teaching ukulele to younger kids who cannot make chords on a guitar quite yet as well as adults who are serious musicians that have been playing for years. I welcome everyone from the novice to the hobbyist and do my best work with student requests.

About Jason

-=FULL VACCINATED as of 5/19/21!!=-TakeLessons.com Instructor since it's inception, Jason M. is available for in person and online lessons worldwide leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 20 years, ukulele, bass, banjo and keyboard for over 10 and teaching music in gen

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Phoenix L.
My son, 9, loves Jason!
Mark
patient, thorough in explaining things
James S.
Five Stars for the teacher.
Three Stars for technology.
Patient, knowledgeable, easy to work with.
Did I say patient?
A fantastic ear and knows what I need to accomplish.
In time, Jason will help me master my goal and in time to jam with friends this summer.
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"Had a great 1st lesson and excited about practicing what I learned!"
Grace
Took Ukulele lessons from Justin M.
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"Edwin is amazing. My 5 year old is pretty distracted and stubborn. Edwin made the lesson very fun for him and he actually learned a lot in the short lesson. He was very patient. He taught him not only the instrument itself but started teaching him some rhythm and music theory as well. As soon as my son matures a little more and is ready for lessons we will definitely pick Edwin!"
Jen
Took Ukulele lessons from Edwin I.
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"Zachary was phenomenal! He is so knowledgeable and organized and I can’t wait for my next lesson."
Sharon
Took Ukulele lessons from Zachary D.
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"Great for beginners. Looking forward to the next lessons."
Sam
Took Ukulele lessons from Rachel H.
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"Vanessa is a very positive and enthusiastic teacher. highly recommend Vanessa for music lessons!"
Abbey
Took Ukulele lessons from Vanessa G.
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"Bought my daughter (adult) lessons as a gift. She called me today to tell me how much fun she is having and how wonderful Elena is. Said she is positive and fun, and has taught her so much already. Very happy!"
Kendall
Took Ukulele lessons from Elena D.
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"We met Steve through my uncle who also takes lessons from him. Our daughter takes Ukulele classes and loves it. We love the fact that Steve makes it fun and is very professional. We can always reach him with any questions and he's always flexible with our schedule. I would definitely recommend Steve to any age group. I believe that everyone is given a gift from God and Steve certainly has the gift as an amazing music teacher .
Have a bless week. Niki"
Took Ukulele lessons from Steve G.
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"Tammy was so patient and fun! Our 10-year old daughter loved the ukulele lesson and is looking forward to her next one. She even asked if she could have more than one lesson a week!"
Morgan
Took Ukulele lessons from Tammy Y.
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"I am very happy with lessons. The teacher young, but very competently gives material. I am 60 years old. With me it isn't easy. I had only THREE!!!! lesson. And I already play on the ukuleel. Many thanks."
Illina
Took Ukulele lessons from Andrei P.
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"Yasmine is doing very well with her lessons. She enjoys the as well. The online Skype is great."
Yasmine
Took Ukulele lessons from Athena M.
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