Ukulele Lessons in Monterey, TN

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Patrick D.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors In Professional Music from Berklee College OF Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Patrick D.

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I have been teaching the ukulele for over 10 years to students of all ages, backgrounds, and experience levels. The primary focus is learning chords, techniques, and strumming patterns that we can apply to various popular songs. We will also explore reading sheet music, reading tablature, and understanding music theory. Materials used for this class include various method books, songbooks, and customized lesson plans.

About Patrick

Patrick is a multi-instrumentalist whose teaching method empowers students to discover their own artistry through the vocabulary of theory, style, and musicianship. Shortly before beginning school at Berklee College of Music in Boston in 2002, Patrick began teaching private guitar lessons in his hom

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Scott
I was impressed with the one on one lessons. I got those lessons from Patrick after I took a group class with him. I learned a lot in that short lesson. A one on one was even better. He used Zoom to make the chord charts and everything available to me. I learned new major and minor chords in the first lesson. He understood my goals and was able to adapt to them and plan future lessons in an efficient way. I recommend lessons from him.
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Nick R.

59 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nick R.

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finger style and plectrum (pick) techniques

Both soprano and baritone uke tunings

About Nick

Nick performs with Paul McCartney, Jon Batiste (Colbert Show), Zeb Bangash, Antonique Smith, Rob Morrow, John Lithgow, The Hot Sardines, grammy nominated producer/composer/Indian percussionist, Deep Singh (tabla player with Sting, Katy Perry, Robert Plant) and grammy nominated producer/trumpet play

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Brian
Nick is a wonderful teacher. I came to him because I found that I was not able to translate what is in my head to the music, in my songwriting. I was literally hindered by my lack of knowledge and playing skills. I felt comfortable that Nick understood what I needed, and I like how he met me exactly where I was, providing lessons for me- individualized, personalized, and accessible yet enough to challenge me.

Thank you, Nick.
Steve B
Amazing instructor. Patient and knowledgeable.
Kara
Nick was a patient and enthusiastic teacher. I was nervous to start music lessons in my late 30s, but he made me feel comfortable and I never felt embarrassed. He taught me the songs I was interested in learning, but snuck in music theory and the basics along the way! Highly recommend
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Rhonda C.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $23
  • Speaks Sign language
  • Music Theory, Piano, Instrumental from Perry High
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rhonda C.

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We are going to HAVE FUN! I will be customizing your lessons to your needs, your skill level, your age, and most importantly, what you would like to learn on the Ukulele. The Ukulele is such a fun instrument to play. It's a small instrument with a big sound. There are 4 different sizes: Soprano, Concert, Tenor, and Baritone. Soprano is the smallest and the Baritone is the largest.

I teach the first 3 sizes for the reason being they all have same string arrangement which is G, C, E, A. The Baritone is tuned to D, G, B, E. The Baritone can be tuned to G, C, E, A, but will require a different set of strings to do so. If you own a Baritone and wish to have lessons, you'll need to change the strings, then proceed to tune to G, C, E, A.

If you want the true Hawaiian sound you will need the Soprano Ukulele. If you have really big hands or thick fingers you might want to go with the Concert or Tenor size so it will be easier to play.

I will help you sight read music (new songs) which ...

About Rhonda

Welcome to Rhonda's Instrumental Lessons! I love people and music and the two go superbly well together. I've been teaching piano, woodwinds, brass, strings, recorder, harmonica and even some accordion ever since I was 15 years old, which to date has been going on over 45 years of sharing my skil

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Caleb
Lovely, fun, and professional lady.
Dale
Rhonda is a very well-versed instructor in a multitude of instruments. She is very patient with her students and very fun. What a great teacher! Highly recommend her
Jackie
More than 10 years ago, I told a good friend that learning to play the dulcimer was on my bucket list. He made my beautiful instrument and said " now you need to learn to play". 2021 is my year! Fortunately, Rhonda has become my instructor and I look forward to the weekly lessons. Her enthusiasm for teaching, her extensive knowledge, and many years of experience have given me the confidence that I can learn .
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Benjamin K.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of the Arts in Jazz Studies from Carnegie Mellon University
  • Teaching since 2003
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Benjamin K.

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strumming, picking and playing more than just songs written for ukulele

About Benjamin

I grew up in Glenside moved to Pittsburgh for school and came back because I love it here...I've been playing for 17 years and have a smorgasbord of influences from Zeppelin to the Beatles to Phish to Radiohead to the dirty projectors to Jay Z to Kurt Rosenwinkel & John Scofield. I have been composi

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Mike
Fantastic teacher! Ben is very professional, knowledgeable and easy to learn from. Can't wait till I get back into town to get some more lessons.
john K.
Benjamin seemed knowledgeable and was very helpful.
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Joe S.

40 Reviews
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Starting at $47
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Joe S.

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This instrument is fun...flat out. Great for all ages, and can be used as a great springboard to guitar and other stringed instruments. I'm able to incorporate decades of music experience and knowledge into teaching the instrument and hope to help the student get the most out of it.

About Joe

I absolutely love teaching music! After over 20 years of teaching, performing, writing, and recording in all styles/genres, it continues to be a great adventure. It is a joy to pass this on to others...especially seeing my students that never touched the instrument going on to be very proficient p

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Stan
Joe is an excellent observer and listener. In our first lesson, was able to assess where I was at and immediately start providing constructive feedback. Looking forward to continuing!
Jim J.
Excellent
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Jeremie W.

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  • Teaching since 2014
  • B.A. Music Composition from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jeremie W.

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Ukulele is an interesting instrument with a lot of similar characteristics to guitar. I have been playing ukulele for the past year now and it's substantially easier to play and faster to learn then guitar, but you can develop skills that will transfer over to the guitar.

About Jeremie

I'm a self taught guitarist who has been playing for 20 years. I have played professionally in numerous bands and ensembles ranging from jazz to folk to rock, and I've been writing music for the same length of time. I currently perform with one of my students from TakeLessons named Mackenzie O'Brien

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Paul R.
Jeremie is patiently progressing me, very encouraging
Kris
Jeremie has been awesome. Super patient and works on what you want to play!
Didi L.
Based on my first lesson with Jeremie, I feel very confident that he will be able to help me achieve my music goals, to learn jazz guitar and music theory in a gradual manner without feeling overwhelmed.

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"Miss MaryAnn is patient, kind and knowledgeable!"
Wrigsby
Took Ukulele lessons from Mary Ann G.
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"David is terrific. Much better than any of my other teachers. He is professional, knowledgeable and practical. I always leave feeling I have learned something I can take home with me and improve."
James Zidell
Took Ukulele lessons from David D.
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"Priscilla (Ms. P) is a wonderful instructor. She is fun, engaging and enthusiastic; but also a serious motivator for my preteen. I especially appreciate the weekly lesson summary provided by Ms. P that detail what was accomplished in the lesson and emphasizing what was performed particularly well by my student. I highly recommend Ms. P to anyone interested."
JONATHAN
Took Ukulele lessons from Priscilla L.
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"I thoroughly enjoyed my first session with Edwin and look forward to the next. He's an excellent and patient teacher."
Maureen
Took Ukulele lessons from Edwin I.
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"Landon is an excellent musically versatile teacher with lots of patience and the ability to instruct a child in the way that he/she needs to learn. He is encouraging and positive in his teaching style. I would highly recommend Landon to anyone wanting to learn to play stringed instruments."
Patty Drake
Took Ukulele lessons from Landon S.
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"I'm a first time music enthusiast! I know NOTHING about music. I left knowing how to tune my ukulele, the C, F,G chords, and the beginning portions of a Bob Marley "Three Little Birds" song! Teresa was wonderful, knowledgeable, and very comfortable to be around! I'm excited to work with her, and see where my skills develop! ;) I already am going to refer her to my friends!"
Lynelle
Took Ukulele lessons from Teresa Y.
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"Grant was great! Very down to earth, and he kept my 10 year old engaged and yearning for more the entire hour!"
Mikey
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"Jeremie was calm and very supportive for this beginner. I have made progress over the first week. As with any instrument, practice is the key. He gave me the tools to do so."
Paul
Took Ukulele lessons from Jeremie W.
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"My daughter had an awesome time with Rachel she a great instructor patient, and easy to talk too, I hope that we get to have more lessons in the future. Highly recommend!"
sam
Took Ukulele lessons from Rachel H.
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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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