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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • 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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Paul M.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • B.S. Business Management from St. John's University
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Paul M.

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I am an experienced ukulele / guitar teacher with over 20 years of experience. I teach students of all levels and ages. In addition to teaching the student the style they want to learn I also believe in building a solid foundation and understanding in music theory. I believe one really does help the other.

About Paul

I have been teaching music for about 30 years mostly on the guitar but I also give lessons on the bass, piano, and ukulele. I give lessons to beginner and intermediate students of all ages. If you want to learn and have fun I am ready for your lesson. In addition to teaching I have played in vari

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Ishita G.
He is very kind and patient teacher
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instructor is great,student needs to study more
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Mark B.

30 Reviews
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  • Awarded King Of The Blues from Guitar Center
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mark B.

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I teach beginners and intermediate students how to get around on the ukulele and have fun playing songs they want to learn.

About Mark

I have played on tour with several professional bands, playing rock, pop, blues, African, metal, and country. Now I am a bandleader and perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started taking guitar lessons a

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Amit Dubey
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.
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Vanessa G.

86 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Musical Theater Performance from Columbia College Chicago
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Vanessa G.

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Chords and finger-picking will be studied to play favorite tunes.

About Vanessa

Bachelor's in musical theater performance from Columbia College Chicago. Audition prep (acting/singing) and vocal technique for clients since 2007. Master's in music therapy from NYU 2019. MT-BC, certified music therapist. Voice lessons: My critique during your lesson is always honest, so yo

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Daniel Avina
Vanessa was a fantastic teacher and our daughter had a wonderful time learning with her. She was extremely patient and gave her some great exercises to do each week.
Jacob H.
Vanessa is very informative and very nice. She is always ok with answering questions. Highly recommend her.
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Richard C.

111 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's Degree from University of Maryland and Berklee College of Music Boston
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Richard C.

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You will learn how to play songs on the Uke after your first less

About Richard

I have studied, performed and taught music for over 30 years. Accordion was my first instrument at age 7 which was a great introduction to the keyboard, melody and harmony. That was followed by guitar and other stringed instruments (Banjo, Ukulele) as well as drums. I studied with great teachers

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Thomas S.
Paula
good way of teaching and I would highly recomend him to anyone wanting to learn a new instrument
Naomi M.
Just had my first drum lesson and not only did I learn A TON but I had so much fun too! Highly recommend
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Robert M.

27 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of North Carolina at Asheville
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Robert M.

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About Robert

Professional musician in the Asheville, NC. area offering private guitar, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, and bass lessons. I am also available for studio recording and live performance. With over 28 years experience, I have been teaching all ages, styles, and levels. This is not a hobby or part-time j

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Robert C.
Very informative - tailors the lesson to the student. Understands musical theory and practice. Strong communicator and a pleasant demeanor that makes the experience a true joy.
Paula W.
So helpful and knowledgeable. It has to be really hard to teach a music lesson online, but this experience has been great! Can't wait to learn more :-)
Blake
Blake really enjoyed it & Robert was patient & very informative.

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"Richard was great! Looking forward to more lessons for my daughter!"
Averie
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard C.
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"Ian has been wonderful with my bonus son. He's learning the ukelele quickly, and I'm so excited to see the world of music beginning to open up for him!"
Bobby
Took Ukulele lessons from Ian M.
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"Zach is very knowledgeable , yet patient and encouraging. He is interested in questions I have concerning learning the instrument , finding excellent ways to answer them in ways I understand. I’m digging my lessons! 👍"
Cindy
Took Ukulele lessons from Zachary D.
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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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"I come to ukelele with a mixed background of other instruments. Ryan did a great job of tailoring my first lesson to my musical skills and interests. I'm really looking forward to my weekly lessons!"
Joyce
Took Ukulele lessons from Ryan B.
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"a very good first lesson - Grant was very easy to work with and super patient!"
leslie
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"Eric is a very kind and patient teacher. I took lessons from him , as well as my 7 and 9 year old grandsons. We have all learned a lot from him. Eric is very flexible to change dates and times to meet our needs. I hate to discontinue my lessons but must due to health issues. My grandson’s have many other interests but may return to lessons at some point. I highly recommend Eric for adults and children alike."
Gavin & Liam
Took Ukulele lessons from Eric L.
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"I am seventy years old and have absolutely no natural ability! Robert is patience and respectful, he always find something good about what I have learned. Very encouraging. My third lesson was the best as we both seemed more relaxed and get more comfortable. I like Robert."
Kathryn Cartledge
Took Ukulele lessons from Robert M.
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"Awesome instructor. My daughter was very happy, even to have homework"
Isabella
Took Ukulele lessons from Maria S.
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"Explained in great detail which I like. Nice dude. Easy to understand. Would recommend for others."
Kenny
Took Ukulele lessons from Zachary D.
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