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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
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Jesse M.

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Beginner
I'm not currently taking beginner guitar students, but I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62

Intermediate
Learn about common variations of the tonalities you already know and start to venture into more complex rhythm ideas like polyrhythms. Also start to build the chops to learn parts more accurately when learning songs.

Advanced
Expand into more complex polyrhythms as well as asymmetrical meters. Also expand harmony and melody to include modes and chromaticism. Push your skills through original creations or original arrangements of existing material.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Teresa Y.

59 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor of Music Education from University of Southern Mississippi
  • Teaching since 1995
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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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Phillip Z.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • I am currently in a doctorate program, my primary emphasis is classical guitar performance. from Arizona State University
  • Teaching since 1981
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Phillip Z.

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Ukulele students start with five subjects.

1) Technique is concerned with the development of the physical mechanics involved in playing the instrument.

2) Scales are a part of basic music vocabulary and building blocks of the musical language.

3) Chords are also basic vocabulary of the musical language.

4) Note reading is not required for every student. It really depends on the students' goals. However, I strongly encourage everyone learn to read musical notation, (more than tablature). Literacy in reading music is analogous to literacy in reading in our English language. Can you imagine how much smaller our world would be if we couldn't read?

5) Songs utilize the skills and concepts of all the previously mentioned subjects and are the goal of studying music. The student chooses what songs they want to play, guided by my suggestions; Jazz, rock, blues, country, bluegrass, R &B - "How deep is the ocean, how high is the sky?"

A beginning student will practice ...

About Phillip

I teach music. The guitar, bass guitar, and ukulele just happen to be the particular instruments I choose. Music as a language, discipline, and art, is the goal. I've been teaching, performing, studying, composing, for some thirty years. I've studied and gigged in the classical, jazz, rock, blu

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Tim L.
We're off to a great start!
Rhea
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.
Orlando R.
Phillips teaching is very low key and suttle but very effective. I am astounded at how much he has taught me in a few weeks.
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James R.

125 Reviews
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  • Private Lessons from Private lessons from teachers whom they them self were trained Musicians. You won't necessarily know their Names because in this Business it has a Lot to do with word of mouth, when it comes to teachers. Here are some of the people I studied with, Fortune Petri, Tony Scarpa (Guitar Lessons) Bill Riley, Kathy Schwartman (Vocal Lessons) Bob Ross (Music Theory) Lou Stallman (Songwriting Lessons) Big Noize Sound, RC Audio (Engineering, Live Sound, Mixing) Pulse Stage Lighting (Lighting Tech)
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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James R.

125 Reviews
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You'll learn Chords, Songs, Music theory along with proper technique for the instrument. You'll gain insight into how Music works and have a better understanding of why you play certain chords that work together all while have fun doing it.

About James

PLEASE READ : Thank you. I'm a trained Musician (Private Lessons) and have been Studying & Teaching for over 37 years. I've taught, Recorded & Played everywhere from small to Large venues from NJ, NY to CA and back. So you don"t just get the Lesson, You also get all that culture and experience al

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Jon
Extremely knowledgeable teacher. I wanted to understand the music theory, not just how to memorize chords. James is a great instructor for this because his whole approach is understanding the why, not just the how. Also very flexible and available for his students.
James
Solid knowledge and good guidance on theory and exercises to develop fretboard strength.
Kevin
As someone who came in with little to no experience playing an instrument, Jimmy was the perfect start for my musical journey. He taught me not only the fundamentals of the bass guitar, but also the fundamentals of music in general, which I can carry with me as I develop as a musician. Highly reccomended.
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Francois C.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, French
  • Awarded Guitar Department Achievement Award from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2015
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Francois C.

2 Reviews
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We can cover any aspect of the instrument you would like to learn more about:
-Strumming
-Basic Chords
-Jazz Chords
-Voice Leading
-Knowledge Of The Fretboard
etc.

About Francois

I'm Francois! I have both a Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music and a Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music, two of the best music schools in the U.S.A. I graduated summa cum laude from both programs. Throughout my teaching career, I have been driven to help students achieve the

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Franny C.
Francois is very talented & patient. It was a wonderful experience. I really got a lot out of the first class. Thank You
R Z.
Francois had planned a lesson according to what I expected. Great session and productive.
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Omar W.

57 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Punjabi, Spanish, Urdu, Hindi, English
  • Songwriting & Guitar from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Omar W.

57 Reviews
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Lets rock the uke! Lets learn all your favorite songs to jam along too, or delve deep into what this amazing little instrument can really do, it's all up you.

About Omar

My passion is sharing music with people. I love to answer questions and learn things I don't know, I know a good amount about guitar repair, improvised instrument building, how to buy a good instrument and not spend to much, and I have a vast knowledge of obscure instruments, and audio productio

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Brindha Kanniah -.
It has been a delight taking lessons with Omar. The sitar is a foreign and old instrument, and Omar was very patient with getting me acclimatized to the instrument itself - all the nuts and bolts of putting the instrument together, tuning and playing the strings. Omar adapts very well to my pace of learning, and teaches with depth, instead of rushing through material. Lessons are always fun and easygoing, and I leave with not just technical knowledge, but with also a feel for the background and vibes of Indian classical music.
Grant
Omar is an amazing teacher! He has taught me a lot about the the history and how to properly play the sitar. Highly recommend learning from him if you are interested in the sitar : )
David Hines
Omar is very knowledgeable and able to convey that knowledge in an effective and efficient way.

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"Lisa was great virtually with my 7 year old daughter. She had a blast and can’t wait until next week. Lisa was clear with direction and very engaging!"
Avery
Took Ukulele lessons from Lisa C.
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"Insightful, creative -- I can't say enough. An outstanding instructor."
Christie
Took Ukulele lessons from Justin M.
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"My first lesson was wonderful! Grant was able to aptly identify how to help me progress with my study, and challenged me in the right ways to move forward.

I'm looking forward to my next lesson!"
alyssa
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"Jenn was a fantastic instructor! I had always wanted to learn an instrument and when I was gifted a ukulele I immediately started looking for a teacher. She was patient and kind with instruction. She gave me plenty of music sheet to practice our weekly songs which I could use as homework throughout the week. She also went over strengthening and dexterity exercises and fingerpicking exercises. I had to end our lesson due to schedule constraints at work but I know she also teaches guitar and I hope to work with her to learn this instrument in the future!"
Yanelly
Took Ukulele lessons from Jennifer P.
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"This is my first experience with music lessons. Omar is very patient and supportive and knowledgeable. Very happy with him."
Ellen
Took Ukulele lessons from Omar W.
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"Jeremie listened to my experience level and where I wanted to go. The, as he watched me play, he was good at picking up on my technique errors."
Spencer
Took Ukulele lessons from Jeremie W.
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"Just my first lesson but I enjoyed it and feel like I am learning the basics well."
Reenee
Took Ukulele lessons from Phil C.
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"Ms. Panayiotou's empathy for her students and her love of her craft are evident in her teaching style. Her dedication and skill, not only to music, but to tailoring lessons to the individuality of each of her students sets her apart from other teachers. She's not a task master that uses rigid method, but teaches skills through level-appropriate music that engages her students on an individual basis."
Joan
Took Ukulele lessons from Rebecca P.
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"Excellent first lesson!"
Jade
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard C.
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"I am so glad that I decided to take ukulele lessons with Matt! He always makes lessons fun and informative. By the second lesson we were jammin' together! Matt took great care to tailor the lessons to my learning style and beginner level.

I would highly recommend Matt to anyone looking to learn an instrument."
Karen
Took Ukulele lessons from Matthew K.
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