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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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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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Janis V.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $85
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Janis V.

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Strength in teaching baritone uke, but can also teach traditional uke. Students can expect to learn basic and intermediate chords, strum patterns and songs.

About Janis

LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA Hi, I teach local lessons at my home in Southern California, travel to you within a 5 mile radius or succesfully teach on-line lessons via Takelessons.com. I teach all ages of students and have experience with ADHD children. Cancellation Policy: Music Lesson Cancellation an

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Anabela
It's was fantastic! In short period I learned a lot. Thank you Jenis for your patience and kindness!!!!. The best Teacher ever!!!!❤
Ana Bela
The teacher was very kind and helpful. Normally I am very shy, and I have low confidence in my self, but with Janis I felt good and comfortable. Thank you so much.
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Linda L.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Hebrew, Spanish, Hebrew, English
  • Teaching since 1979
  • Associates Degree in Jazz Theory and Composition from Mannes Conservatory of Music
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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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Todd A.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Awarded St. Louis' 9 Best Albums and 9 Best Songs of 2018 from Riverfront Times
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Todd A.

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Learn the note names on each string, learn chords, and learn how to play songs that the student chooses to learn. I can also teach theory and ear training if the student wishes to do learn that as well. :)

About Todd

Hello! My name is Todd. I've been playing music for most of my life. My first instrument was a Casio keyboard when I was about ten years old but I moved over to guitar as a teenager and fell in love with it. I recently graduated from Webster University with a BA in music after receiving an AA in gui

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Levi S.
Fun-loving and patient with our 6-year-old!
KATY F.
Katy really enjoyed her lesson!
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Steven F.

12 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1998
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Steven F.

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It is my goal as a teacher to give you the tools to play music but more importantly to create music.

My Teaching Philosophy
The Uke is a wonderful instrument that any style of music can be played on. From pop hits of today to pop hits of the 1920's, classical, jazz and beyond.
We will start by learning all of our chords, strum patterns as well as basic melodies. Then progress into finger picking and "claw-hammer" style of uke playing.

Left Hand-
Scales and arpeggios our the bedrock of music. They are the foundation of everything harmonically and melodically. We will begin with learning our major, minor and pentatonic scales and corresponding arpeggios. Once we have an understanding of those we will delve into our modes and more “exotic” scales.

Right Hand-
The right hand is our time machine. It gives us the ability to play in time and with groove and feel. We will work on rhythmic studies string crossings and practicing with a metronome. Remembering music is ...

About Steven

Steven F offers instruction for electric or acoustic bass guitar, upright bass, mandolin and ukulele as well as music theory. Steven F., a professional musician and teacher for over fifteen years, graduated cum laude with a performance degree in the upright bass from The Ohio State University

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Beau
I can’t believe how much material was covered in a 60 minute lesson! Steven was engaging and encouraging. My 16 year old son learned a lot and had a great time doing it. We are looking forward to future lessons!
Brad N.
Steven is an excellent teacher. He had a lot of helpful information and made a great effort to assess my needs. I’m looking forward to more lessons!
Will Peterson
Steven is an excellent instructor. He is patient and kind. He breaks things down to make it easier to learn and play. I see improvement in my lessons every week.
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Melissa F.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Bachelor's Of Music in Violin Performance from Hunter College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Melissa F.

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I’ve been teaching violin, voice, guitar, bass, ukulele, piano and theory/composition for over a decade, and pride myself on making lessons for specific peoples’ goals and needs, and making sure it’s fun while I’m doing so. Over the years I’ve spoken to so many people who once expressed interest in learning music until they had a teacher uninspire them through rigid, judgmental pedagogy - and I never want to do that! My students have fun and learn about music (and sometimes even a bit more about themselves), and leave with a furthered curiosity about music. I wouldn’t have it any other way.

About Melissa

Firstly, thanks for taking the time to learn a bit more about me! I’m Melissa Folzenlogen, aka Baethoven, a Black and Japanese NY born and raised multi-instrumentalist and singer. I started studying music, specifically violin at 4 years old, and basically never stopped. I’ve played on streets an

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Ming ..
She's very patient and friendly, I highly recommend her.
Nicole H.
I had to learn the basics of violin for a film I am working on, and was only able to come in for three lessons with a Melissa - but let me just say, she was amazing! I can’t believe how far I came in just three sessions with her. She is so easy to be around and super accommodating in terms of scheduling. If I decide to pick back up with violin after I finish the film, I definitely will be back to Melissa. Thanks so much!!
Jennifer
I enjoy learning from Melissa, she is very patient with a warm personality. She always has great techniques to teach me. I feel like I'm learning and making progress with her instructions.

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"Wonderful teacher for our 6 yo - patient and kind"
Itai
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"First lesson went very well!"
Rachel
Took Ukulele lessons from Rachel H.
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"We are 2 beginners taking the class together. We have taken 3 lessons. Rich is teaching us finger strengthening exercises, chords and notes which we can use to play songs, and encouraging us to find melodies using just the strings. The lesson flies by and already we can see our improvement. Last summer I tried to teach myself using YouTube and I have learned so much more in 3 weeks than I learned all summer. He is upbeat and positive. I would recommend him as a ukulele teacher."
Adrienne
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard C.
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"Tina is great. She takes all the time needed to help me understand. She's very kind and patient."
MaryHelen Ward
Took Ukulele lessons from Tina D.
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"Great first lesson! Attainable goals...and great technique suggestions."
Darin
Took Ukulele lessons from Glenn S.
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"Very reasonable prices and took his time explaining everything so me and my children could all understand it before he moved on with the lesson."
Keith, Trista, Garret (group)
Took Ukulele lessons from Kevin M.
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"My son just loves every 3-month recitals; he proudly collects all medals from each concert. We can see improvements not only with the ukulele but also with self-discipline. Online group lessons are very productive and energetic."
Maria
Took Ukulele lessons from Anna P.
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"John has been a great and patient teacher for my 7yo daughter. She’s learning to sight read, music theory and rhythm :)"
Sophia
Took Ukulele lessons from John B.
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"My daughter is loving the new approach to her ukelele training."
Trista
Took Ukulele lessons from Luke P.
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"Excellent first lesson!"
Jade
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard C.
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