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Karen D.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner
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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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Mary Ann G.

40 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1993
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Mary Ann G.

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Have fun learning uke. I teach finger-picking, strumming, counting and riffs to play your favorite songs with ease!!
Soprano, Concert, Tenor & Baritone

About Mary Ann

I have been teaching for over 30 years. I am a singer-songwriter-guitarist and performer. A native born Southern Californian, her life focus has always been music, from her beginnings as a little girl in the church choir to playing guitar in her first all girl band by age 12. She received her formal

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Gary G.
Extremely knowledgeable and also patient
Mike
Awesome! If I can learn to play the Uke anyone can.
Nancy
Mary has been awesome. I am an absolute complete beginner and she is patient and so encouraging! I have booked my next series of session. Highly recommend Mary!
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Rodrigo R.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Professional Technician from Escuela de Música Martell
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Rodrigo R.

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fingerpicking and harmony concepts.

About Rodrigo

With an associates degree from El Camino, and lots of musical studies in Mexico, I have been fortunate to tour through the States and through my country. My lessons include real working tips for the real life, keeping it fun as the material is created for your specific needs. I am a multi-instrument

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Akane T.
I liked how he was open minded! Which is hard to find. He was very respectful.
Adrian
Rodrigo was flexible with my crazy schedule and was always willing to go the extra mile. I have really developed a true love now for the accordion thanks to him.
Connor Bulakites
Rodrigo is very knowledgeable and helpful—he helped make many concepts clear to me in only a few lessons. I am excited to practice and continue to improve my playing!
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David M.

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  • Teaching since 1972
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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David M.

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You will learn tuning, technique, chords and songs.

About David

Playing guitar and ukulele are skills you can enjoy for your entire life. With my knowledge of music, technique, live performance experience and as a touring & studio musician I can help you to reach your playing goals. My personal passion is teaching the essential techniques that can be applied to

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Jesse H.

82 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Music from UCSD
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Jesse H.

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The ukulele is a creative adaptation and redesign of the machete de braga, a small stringed instrument that was introduced to Hawaii by Portuguese immigrants in August of 1879. The Hawaiian people fell in love with the sound of the instrument and named it “ukulele" because the fingers of the performer dancing around on the neck and strings as a song was played resembled jumping fleas. Ukulele means jumping fleas in the Hawaiian language.

Since the ukulele is related to a European instrument and the guitar from Spain, the relative tuning is the same. It should be tuned a perfect fourth up from a guitar, so the first string is tuned to an A, second string should be tuned to an E, third string will be a C, & the fourth string should be tuned to a G an octave up. Most ukuleles have a fourth string that is an octave above what the normal progression would be of most stringed instruments. If your G string is not tuned an octave up it’s a larger size than the average ukulele G string ...

About Jesse

Jesse H. plays guitar with The Mar Dels, one of San Diego’s best-known dance and party bands. But he’s more than just a rock-and-roller — he’s studied jazz and classical guitar with other master musicians. His lessons focus on developing: - Right and left hand technique - Finger picki

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Flavio S.
Great first class with Jesse! He was very nice, patient and knowledgeable.
Kathy W.
Jesse is an excellent instructor- very patient and encouraging- highly recommend
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David R.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks Italian, Italian
  • Guitar Performance from Florida State University - School of Music
  • Awarded Solo Recitalist Grant from National Endowment for the Arts
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David R.

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Student can learn strumming techniques, accompanying, finger-style techniques, popular and classical solo arrangements.

About David

David discovered his love for music early on at the age of seven with the musical/movie: The Sound of Music. He and his siblings would entertain their babysitter by acting out the entire musical - singing and dancing along with the soundtrack. To make it even more fun, they would sometimes speed u

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Srini K.
David is an excellent Guitar instructor. My son has been learning for a while. We are very happy with his progress and he is also preparing for the ABRSM exams. I highly recommend David. Very good teacher and handles kids well. He is one of my son's favorite instructors
Patrick Holmes
First rate instructor.
Mark N.
David has a cheery disposition and heart for his students. For those who want to go into classical guitar he’s a fantastic choice!

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Rivan
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"Greg was a sweet teacher for our Jim who taught him how to play songs he could play and songs he genuinely loved already, so he worked a little harder at practicing. And. he clearly loved teaching, and loved Jim. Recommended"
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Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"Tammy was friendly, adaptable to my specific skill level and musical taste, and most importantly, patient. Just like the ukulele itself, it was a pleasant experience and i look forward to having more classes with her."
Jonathan
Took Ukulele lessons from Tammy Y.
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"I hadn't played a musical instrument since elementary school when I started Ukulele lessons with Ben. Ben started from the beginning, answered all my questions along the way, and built upon that information in each lesson. It wasn't in a didactic way, but in a way that was really customized to fit my Ukulele lesson goals. Ben's teaching style is very flexible also. I had some Ukulele lesson books I had been gifted and we worked from those. I didn't feel that I had to buy a bunch of additional equipment, books, etc.

I recommend Ben as a music teacher. He is understanding, encouraging, and inspirational. I am looking forward to continuing lessons with Ben and JC Instrumental."
Lauren
Took Ukulele lessons from Ben R.
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"Edwin helped me meet my goals and more in the first session. He provided just the right amount of challenge and encouragement that I needed in my learning to play the ukulele. He also provided information on apps that support my independent learning. Edwin is absolutely the best! I am very grateful to have Edwin as my teacher!"
Kyrie
Took Ukulele lessons from Edwin I.
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"Damien is an excellent teacher! I would recommend him 100%. He is very professional and enthusiastic about music. Overall a great experience."
Jolymar
Took Ukulele lessons from Damien S.
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"Matt is very patient with my 6 year old. He is always always on time, and flexible with scheduling around what works best for our family."
Andrew
Took Ukulele lessons from Matt L.
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"Great lesson. He is patient and took his time."
Janet
Took Ukulele lessons from Glenn S.
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"Greg was very pleasant and patient. He made my daughter very comfortable even though the class was online and it was her first time learning an instrument."
Vaarya
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"incredibly patient and open to what your interested in . highly recommend"
Kayla
Took Ukulele lessons from Edwin I.
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