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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaches Beginner
  • 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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Gio A.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BA Music from University of Central Florida
  • Teaching since 2005
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Gio A.

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I'm a professional musician and instructor, teaching various instruments for over ten years. My main instruments are guitar and drums/percussion, but I've also played and taught piano, mandolin, ukulele, and harmonica.

I would love to work with novice ukulele players of any age, to get you through the basics - chords, melodies, rhythms, strumming, finger-picking, and so much more! We can learn popular songs for the ukulele and/or talk about reading and writing music on the ukulele. I'll structure lessons according to the age, skill level, and interest of the student.

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wha

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Ron M.
Sure had fun and Gio gave me a lot of homework. This is good. I'm starting to get a good understanding of the Harmonica.
Ron M.
A great introduction to a Harmonica. Looking forward to my next lesson.
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Matthew H.

149 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $26
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Awarded Awarded Student Favorite from Takelessons Community from TakeLessons
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Matthew H.

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Award-Winning Teacher - Networked/played with various members of Heart & Bad Company & Former Queensryche. Learn Your Favorite Songs Quickly & Accurately.
2020 Update - Pacific NW Guitarist for Rudy Parris from "NBC TV's The Voice!" Go Team Blake -

Teaching Ukulele Is My Specialty.. Been Playing & Performing & Working In the Industry for 35 years now!
Update 2021- I have worked with clients On Both "NBC TV's The Voice, and Now "American Idol" Too!
Congrats "Ava August 2021" You Go Girl - You Got This! Remember 20 mins practicing your ear training everyday!
Congrats Amy and Zack too.. Sincerely Matthew :)

Ukulele has become more and more popular with shows like The Voice and Americas Got Talent. I'm on the cutting edge and am now teaching ukulele too. Ukulele is great for beginners because it has only 4 strings. Highly Recommended because I can get students good at this instrument pretty quickly.

About Matthew

Master How To Play An Instrument or Sing with Celeb Online or In-Studio Music Lessons & Personal Coaching.. Learn How Associates Of Mine Made it On American Idol 2021 & “NBC TV’s The Voice!" Develop The Sound & Singing Voice You Want & Need For Success! Congrats Ava August 2021 - I'm So Prou

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Leslie
My experience with Matt teaching me the in's and out's of word-press is more than I could ever have imagined. I am not sure if I would be as far along in setting up my business if not for his teaching style. I highly recommend him as an instructor.
Jackie
Everything really well explained
Drew
Matt is an amazing teacher
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Wes F.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Arts from Asbury College
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Wes F.

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I find ukulele to often work better than guitar for many young students (typically years 10 and younger). When appropriate, the student can transition to guitar having increased hand strength and learned many of the concepts needed to excel. Of course, ukulele makes for a fun (and ultra-portable) instrument in its own right!

About Wes

I studied classical guitar and composition at Asbury College and later more in depth guitar studies rock, jazz, and classical at the Atlanta Institute of Music. I have been teaching steadily for the past ten years as well as spending my time with various other musical projects such as leading worshi

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Kirsty C.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Kirsty C.

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About Kirsty

As a graduate of Immaculata University, I have a Bachelor's in Music Education and Music Therapy with a concentration in Flute Performance. I enjoy being a very active member of the Music Ministry group at my church. I am a flutist and vocalist for weddings and church services. For the past 15

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Kirsty is lively, energetic, and enthused about the flute, teaching it, guiding the process of musical development and flow, and engaging her student. I eagerly anticipate continuing my study under her coaching.
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Janis V.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
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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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"Great first lesson! Attainable goals...and great technique suggestions."
Darin
Took Ukulele lessons from Glenn S.
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"I highly recommend Lee. She is very knowledgeable about music and accommodating!"
Roza
Took Ukulele lessons from Lee Q.
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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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"I love my class thank you!"
Koleen
Took Ukulele lessons from Chelsea S.
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"Abigail enjoyed the first of many lessons. WooHoo!"
Abigail
Took Ukulele lessons from Jennifer P.
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"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."
Robert
Took Ukulele lessons from Robert M.
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"going on to book two!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
Paula
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard C.
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"Excellent teacher with lot of patience and works at the pace of the student. My child looks forward to the weekly Ukelele class"
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Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"Zoey (6) says, "Your cat looks very soft." and "You have a lot of instruments." and "I like what you teach me." and "You are very sweet and kind.""
Kimberly
Took Ukulele lessons from Brandi B.
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"Seems like a great teacher. I’m taking the lessons with my 2 grandsons. They are 6 and 8. He was very patient with them (and me). He knows his stuff. I know I can learn a lot from him."
Gavin & Liam
Took Ukulele lessons from Eric L.
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