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Karen D.

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

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Italian, German, French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2011
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Lauren S.

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I've been teaching ukulele for 5 years and it is one of my favorite instruments to play and teach! Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play several chords and as time goes on you'll be able to play the songs that interest you most. I specialize in pop music and typically use the Alfred Ukulele Method for Kids books or the Hal Leonard Ukulele Books for older students. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Lauren

Lauren has been teaching private lessons for 10+ years and is currently available to teach lessons both online and in person in the Gahanna, OH area. Lauren has helped students learn to read music, gain confidence and musical skills, land roles in community and school theater productions and be acce

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Victoria L.
Elyce
Lauren is a great teacher for voice and ukulele. She takes her time and is patient. Lauren looks for solutions to difficult chords. So glad to have her as a kind and caring and informative teacher!
Laura
Lauren is an excellent teacher! She is very knowledgeable as well as, positive and encouraging. I am a music educator with a master's degree in music education and I highly recommend Lauren.
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Jesse T.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors of Music 2020 (Classical Guitar Performance) from Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jesse T.

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Jesse began studying guitar at the age of ten, and in his studies has developed an unwitting passion for playing and teaching. Bay Area native Jesse has studied with classical guitarist Angel Miguel Lejarza Leo, flamenco guitar virtuoso Jason McGuire, and has worked under the mindful instruction of classical guitarist Nicholas Goluses at the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, New York. There Jesse completed his Bachelors in Music (Classical Performance) with distinction, and was honored with a Performer’s Certificate, demonstrating excellence in guitar performance. During his undergraduate studies, Jesse performed in masterclasses led by the prestigious GFA winner, Tengyue Zhang, and Bach expert, Paul Galbraith. His time at Eastman has given him a strong background in music theory; he is an advocate for the written and aural analysis of music, and stresses the importance of composition and instrumental exploration. As a performer and teacher, Jesse specializes in ...

About Jesse

I love music and have been composing and performing for many years. And although I love to compose and perform, teaching is probably my favorite aspect of working in music. I get the most joy in teaching when an individual learns something new, or when things start to "click" so to speak. Further, I

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Pranidhi
Jesse is an excellent teacher. He is calm, warm and incredibly patient with my 6 year old daughter. After having a thoughtful discussion about how we should start lessons, we agreed on an approach that would further encourage her natural enthusiasm for music. She loves it. Jesse has also been very flexible with offering zoom and in person classes. I have been really impressed with how well he holds my daughter’s attention even over zoom. He is a wonderful teacher and I could not recommend him more.
Lily
Jesse masters the art of making teaching be FUN! He is an incredible musician, but knows how to connect with kids to open up their world to love and learn music. My 6 year old son and 7 year old daughter both do ukulele lessons with Jesse, and it’s a highlight of their week. As a parent, I’m excited to have them learning an instrument, and at the same time, I see it building their confidence too. Being brave to practice singing and playing the instrument, despite feeling nervous about it. Jesse has a beautiful way of connecting to the kids with humor and encouragement, so they feel both comfortable and confident. I’m so happy we started music lessons with Jesse, and honestly cannot recommend him enough!!
Patrick Kennedy
Jesse structures lessons for the skill of the student and the direction the student wants to go in. Emphasizing the students abilities. He is knowledgeable in all aspects of music. Jesse explains concepts well and also ensures the student understands what is being thought. Great guitarist and great teacher.
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Judy G.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • BS Radio & TV Broadcasting from San Francisco State University
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Judy G.

28 Reviews
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Greetings!
I've been teaching ukulele for 15 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to tune the instrument and play easy chords and songs.

My lessons tailored to the student. We’ll create a Lesson plan with goals and a have live performance opportunity quarterly.

I typically use Hal Leonard books, as well as various other ukulele books and songs. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels. I can't wait to meet you!

About Judy

Greetings! Thanks for checking out my lessons. My name is Judy aka Groovy Judy. I'm a guitarist, singer, songwriter and performer. I've been playing music for 45 years and teaching private and group lessons for 17 years. I teach guitar, ukulele, beginning electric bass, beginning piano and songwrit

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Mychael L.
Awesome Instructor!
Lindsey Smith
Best Guitar teacher by far! Judy possesses a wealth of practical experience combining playing professionally with her ability to teach at all levels. And it shows. Judy brings her teaching techniques and presents them in such a way, at a level and speed, you, the student, can feel comfortable. Judy is quite knowledgeable. To ensure your on the right track Judy provides additional learning material, techniques and special custom training videos which are extremely helpful. This last comment is above and beyond that normal lesson. That's a great teacher! A teacher that is committed to achieving your goals. Its a good indication Judy is there to provide the student a strong positive platform and learning experience to advance your ability to play Guitar.
Nicholas
Judy has been an amazing teacher for our eight year old daughter Elizabeth! Rock on!
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Glenn S.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded signed songwriter from BD4N Records
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1979
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Glenn S.

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I teach all levels and styles: contemporary, Hawaiian, jazz, Japanese, etc.

About Glenn

Hi, I'm Glenn. Thank you for viewing my profile. I've been teaching students for over 20 years, playing all styles and levels of music, from day-one beginners to seasoned pros seeking to sharpen their playing skills. I teach both traditional notation and tablature, writing my own teaching methods

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TERESA S.
Very knowledgeable. He's a good teacher with great people skills.
Vanessa T.
Glenn is the best!
Jeffrey
Glenn is a great instructor. He is so patient and has a no-pressure style of learning that makes it fun. Highly recommend him......
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Anna P.

9 Reviews
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  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Anna P.

9 Reviews
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I love working with all types of students, whether they’re preparing for college auditions, just beginning the ukulele, or only looking to play for fun, and I also have experience with students with special needs. Please contact me through this website if you would like lessons, and I will respond within a day!

About Anna

I am a highly skilled professional, certified musician. I offer lessons in piano, singing, ukulele, flute, saxophone, clarinet, drums, violin beginners as well as group lessons in ear training and theory, piano and singing, Russian language lessons. My main instrument is piano, and I specialize i

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Great lesson. I left feeling very encouraged and excited to continue learning how to explore my vocal abilities. Thank you!

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"Phil is a consummate musician and is extremely knowledgeable and patient. He helped me to arrange several songs and encouraged me to write my own arrangements, as that really helps one better understand the instrument. I loved our lessons on learning all the scales and modes, too."
Rhea
Took Ukulele lessons from Phillip Z.
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"Mark is a great instructor. Chill dude and lots of fun to work with. Loads of musical knowledge, and a ton on handy tips. If you ask nicely, he'll even teach you to play the uke behind your back or with your teeth."
Amit Dubey
Took Ukulele lessons from Mark B.
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"My son is a BEGINNER beginner. Rodrigo is a very nice guy and seems to know his stuff very well. I would give him 5 stars but I don't think he realized that my son needed the basic, basic 1st lesson (i.e. how to hold the instrument). We've only attended one session so this is fully based on that one lesson. I'm sure he'll adjust his teaching from here on out."
Tui
Took Ukulele lessons from Rodrigo R.
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"Keith was very patient and considerate of my very beginners status."
Cindy Westfall
Took Ukulele lessons from Keith P.
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"Chelsea was super patient and explained things very well. I was nervous, I have never been good at playing instruments let alone Ukulele but she made me feel very comfortable and I had a lot of fun during our lesson. Excited to keep working with Chelsea!"
Marilyn
Took Ukulele lessons from Chelsea S.
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"My daughter is very shy, but Paul made her feel very comfortable. He is patient and a great teacher. I highly recommend him."
Gabriella
Took Ukulele lessons from Paul M.
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"Matt is an awesome teacher. He quickly assessed my skill level and met me there with new song covers, new strum patterns, and finger picking tutorials. As an intermediate ukulele-ist who's beginning to explore songwriting, I feel very fortunate to have crossed paths with Matt. He encourages me to share my work, and jams along, opening up rhythmic and harmonic possibilities I wouldn't think of on my own. In home recording technology is also a huge perk!
Very fun teacher, highly recommended!"
Sandra
Took Ukulele lessons from Matthew K.
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"Thanks steve sounds like dan enjoyed and learned a lot"
Dan
Took Ukulele lessons from Steve G.
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"Amazing teacher of ukulele! He is experienced in both ukulele and guitar so his knowledge of both is really helping me learn quickly. He always gives feedback, instruction and homework. I really appreciate his style of teaching that he is patient, respectful, organized, knowledge and makes everything seem fun and easy. He has his own book for Flamenco Guitar which he sent me free of charge. Also, he responds quickly to any questions or help on days that I do not have a lesson scheduled. He goes above and beyond. If you need a skilled ukulele or guitar teacher then choose Zach today!"
Sunny
Took Ukulele lessons from Zachary D.
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"Great teacher. I have zero music experience & his style of teaching allows me to learn without getting overwhelmed. Highly recommend Zachary."
Christina
Took Ukulele lessons from Zachary D.
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