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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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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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Ricardo P.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Awarded 1st place winner of the 2011 International Blues Challenge from International Blues Challenge
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Ricardo P.

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Learn to play all your favorite ukulele songs. Learn all about strumming and chords and if you want to dig deeper how to solo on the ukulele.

About Ricardo

I have been a professional musician and teacher all my adult life. Music is my passion and has always been how I make a living. I teach piano/keyboards, guitar, voice, bass and ukulele. I studied classical piano at SUNY at Buffalo and I initially learned to play guitar and singing on my own. Years l

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Ollie M.
Clear instruction, patient with the process, and encouraging when I get it right. A good lesson. I finally figure this jazz thing out!
Mark
I like the direction that we are headed!
Ollie M.
Quickly figured out what I needed and began working on the plans to move me forward. Felt like I learned a lot in the initial lesson and am looking forward to the ones to follow.
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Teresa Y.

59 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Teresa Y.

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Teresa especially enjoys introducing beginners of all ages to the ukulele, which was her first musical passion as a young child. Her nurturing approach begins with the absolute basics.

Beginners need a ukulele that is an actual instrument rather than a toy. The most important difference is whether the instrument will stay in tune. If in doubt, stop in any music store and ask for help deciding whether you need to upgrade it.

Another note: all Teresa's beginning uke players ultimately sing too. But no need to mention that yet unless you want to! :)

About Teresa

A musician since age 4, Teresa's dad took her early passion for music seriously. So she respects the power that parents have to foster their children's musical lives! She notes the many stories she has heard over the years: "If someone had just supported my interest"... "If my teacher had listened t

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Max
I was looking for an instructor who could help me with a refresher on my piano skills from when I was much younger and Teresa was the perfect find. She walked me through an accelerated piano book and has been more than flexible with my hectic and unpredictable work schedule. Would recommend Teresa to any new or returning piano/keyboard players
Thomas
A few spectacular things about Terese and music:

1. She's good on Zoom, not all teachers are. Very personable!
2. She's fun and practical. I am teaching music to children and teenagers. She knows all the tricks with these age groups, passes them on and makes it easy.
3. She's deeply rooted in music, and respects and appreciates all kinds of music.
4. Teresa is a pragmatist and realist. She helps the student exactly where his/her need is greatest. She uses our time together well.
5. She shares delightful music sheets by email. For an upcoming Halloween-themed class I'm teaching, she sent me some "scary" ghosts songs that fit the bill perfectly.
Freddie B.
She is a good teacher! Kind, and very informative.
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Linda L.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Hebrew, Spanish, Hebrew, English
  • Teaches students 3 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Linda L.

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I have been teaching a variety of fretted stringed instruments, for over 25 years. Ukulele is a fun and easy instrument for beginners of any age to learn! I teach chords, strumming, finger-picking, and melody lines, and know lots of songs that are particularly good for the ukulele. Students may choose to learn to read music, or to read tablature, or just play by rote and from lesson videos. All of my lessons are customized to match each individual student's interests and preferred learning styles. (With very young children, I will have the child learn to play and sing popular children's songs.)

About Linda

I have been teaching music (guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, recorder, music theory, and classes for toddlers, preschoolers, school-aged children, and adults) for over 20 years. I am also a band/show director at the School of Rock! In addition to teaching music, I also tuto

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Carolyn M.
so happy I chose to have Linda as my teacher ! she's patient with me (a beginner who does not always have time to practice regularly) and is super helpful with giving me tips and advice on how to be better. Linda can also play ANY song and has helped me learn tons of my favorites. We're working on Annie's Song right now and Linda has helped me not only understand how to play the notes but why we play them a certain way (heck yeah music theory !)
Nan -.
Linda is great. I left with a big smile on my face!
Dan T.
Linda is awesome. After 3 lessons I'm getting pretty good at a couple of basic rolls and have a song to work on. She is patient and knowledgeable, and has helped me get basic technique going. So far so good.
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Joshua K.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Joshua K.

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Josh has been playing and performing music for over 16 years. He has achieved a bachelor's degree in instrumental music education and has experience as an instructor teaching private students and group classes for over 10 years. He has studied instrumental music education including areas of classical music, jazz, theory, history, and improvisation.

About Joshua

Experienced with students of all ages, backgrounds, and styles. Josh has been playing and performing music for over 13 years. He has achieved a bachelor's degree in instrumental music education and has experience as an instructor teaching private students and group classes for over 7 years. He has

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Zelda S.

41 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Awarded 'The Elegant Solution' TV Series Song of the Year Nomination from AGSC Australian Guild of Screen Composers
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Zelda S.

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Do you dream of being a ukulele player? Imagine you playing ukulele with confidence and control delivering any song and style you choose. With some simple yet powerful training you can learn to play ukulele using the techniques of professionals and get amazing results. Zelda S. is not only a seasoned and professional ukulele performer, author, certified and music teacher but also an inspiring coach gifted in taking ukulele players of all ages and popular styles to the next level.

About Zelda

Zelda has been teaching private lessons for over 12 years and is currently available to teach weekly voice, performance and music lessons online and at her home studio in Nashville, TN, USA. She provides a dynamic, student-structured training curriculum for voice, singing, confident speaking, ac

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Kristyn
Zelda has been very encouraging. I'm a first-time adult singer and she has worked with me each step of the way. I enjoy the format for her teaching and find it easy to follow along and take actionable steps at home.
Doug Kelly
Zelda is the perfect instructor. After only 4 lessons, I have found the confidence to finally go out and sing my songs at an open mic. She is wonderful, intelligent, funny and incredibly knowledgeable. I feel lucky to have found her!
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"I was apprehensive in the beginning for my first in person ukulele lesson. I didn’t want to feel stupid or be a slow learner. But Chris Immediately made me feel comfortable and by the end of the lesson I felt I had made a friend. He is so knowledgeable and walked me through at my pace. After watching endless hours of YouTube ukulele videos, I finally understood the concepts with Chris’s help. Can’t wait till my next lesson with him."
Dianna
Took Ukulele lessons from Christopher M.
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"I love my class thank you!"
Koleen
Took Ukulele lessons from Chelsea S.
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"It was my daughter's first lesson with Mary today and already she learned so much! Mary was enthusiastic, patient, professional and very knowledgable in her craft. She has a wealth of experience and we are just elated to have Mary share her enthusiasm and passion for music with Grace!"
Grace
Took Ukulele lessons from Mary-Elizabeth H.
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"This was the BEST ukelele lesson!! (so far) i'm giving this a 5 star review!!"
Victor
Took Ukulele lessons from Ricardo P.
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"Megan has been teaching my 6-year old daughter ukelele for about 2 months now. She is very encouraging and my daughter really responds to her style. I highly recommend her -she is so patient and sweet and my daughter is learning a lot. We are very happy with the results."
Debra
Took Ukulele lessons from Megan W.
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""I like to do the down strokes." -E"
Kristin
Took Ukulele lessons from Mary-Elizabeth H.
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"I think my son has accidentally rated Cole as 1 star. I would like to take that back. Cole is a very good teacher, fun and patient, with a great skill set"
Xun
Took Ukulele lessons from Russell P.
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"Just two lessons down, with 8 to go. Richard makes learning fun. His approach to teaching makes learning notes and chords easy. I can't wait until the next class."
Mike
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard C.
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"Helpful and encouraging

John is an excellent teacher. He is patient and very helpful with personal challenges. I am new to the ukulele and felt comfortable with John's teaching style. He tailors his lessons to meet your needs and ultimate goals with learning an instrument!"
Adriane
Took Ukulele lessons from John L.
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"Adam does a great job of adjusting to the student's level of experience. I'm a beginner with some minimal uke experience, and he adjusted the pace of the lesson accordingly. I especially like his emphasis on contemporary music; he seems to have fun with music which, as someone who endured years of strict classical piano training as a kid, I find very refreshing."
Tamar
Took Ukulele lessons from Adam C.
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