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Jesse H.

82 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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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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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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Phillip Z.

36 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • I am currently in a doctorate program, my primary emphasis is classical guitar performance. from Arizona State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Judy G.

28 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
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Judy G.

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Greetings!
I've been teaching ukulele for 15 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to tune the instrument and play easy chords and songs.

My lessons tailored to the student. We’ll create a Lesson plan with goals and a have live performance opportunity quarterly.

I typically use Hal Leonard books, as well as various other ukulele books and songs. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels. I can't wait to meet you!

About Judy

Greetings! Thanks for checking out my lessons. My name is Judy aka Groovy Judy. I'm a guitarist, singer, songwriter and performer. I've been playing music for 45 years and teaching private and group lessons for 17 years. I teach guitar, ukulele, beginning electric bass, beginning piano and songwrit

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Mychael L.
Awesome Instructor!
Lindsey Smith
Best Guitar teacher by far! Judy possesses a wealth of practical experience combining playing professionally with her ability to teach at all levels. And it shows. Judy brings her teaching techniques and presents them in such a way, at a level and speed, you, the student, can feel comfortable. Judy is quite knowledgeable. To ensure your on the right track Judy provides additional learning material, techniques and special custom training videos which are extremely helpful. This last comment is above and beyond that normal lesson. That's a great teacher! A teacher that is committed to achieving your goals. Its a good indication Judy is there to provide the student a strong positive platform and learning experience to advance your ability to play Guitar.
Nicholas
Judy has been an amazing teacher for our eight year old daughter Elizabeth! Rock on!
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Ryan B.

95 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
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Ryan B.

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I've been teaching ukulele for 4 years helping students develop a love for the instrument and learn more about music along the way. Ukulele is a great instrument for an introduction into stringed instruments and as a casual pastime, but when pursued seriously can be as rigorous as any other. Within the first few lessons you'll have a solid base of strumming patterns and chord changes and even a few simple songs under your belt. Moving on from there I will craft lessons to move you toward a "goal song," making sure to cater your progress to your needs while keeping a focus on good technique. I enjoy working with students of all ages and experiences and I can't wait to meet you!

About Ryan

Ryan is a musician from Logan Square who plays a plethora of different instruments. He specializes in guitar, banjo, mandolin and ukulele, but also dabbles in accordion, piano, drums, harmonica and several others. Learning to play instruments is one of the true pleasures in his life and he hopes he

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Mary-Elizabeth H.

46 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, French, Danish
  • Awarded String Department Special Achievement Award from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 1995
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Mary-Elizabeth H.

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Beginner-intermediate lessons for children or adults.

Music lessons with me are FUN! I am here to help you learn and support you along your journey.

My teaching method is special because it is tailored very specifically to your needs. You are welcome if you're brand new to ukulele or if you've played for a few years.

I have been teaching privately and in music schools for 23 years and beginners are my specialty! I teach ages 4+. We learn songs that you are interested in. You will receive a balanced music education that covers all aspects of playing music.

About Mary-Elizabeth

Hello! I am a professional violin/fiddle player and singer. I have recently relocated from NYC to Los Angeles for a little more sun and sand. I have been teaching private and group classes for over 25 years, since 1995. In New York I performed and taught music classes all over Manhattan and Brooklyn

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jenny D.
Very supportive, patient and kind, can’t wait to continue our lessons
Audrey
As an adult learner who has always been interested in the violin, I have really enjoyed my experience with Mary-Elizabeth. She is a positive, patient, and encouraging teacher. We have been doing virtual lessons together and I am very impressed with how well she is able to offer corrections to my sound, posture, bow placement, etc... through a computer screen. It just goes to show how knowledgeable she is at her craft. I highly recommend Mary-Elizabeth for violin lessons.
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Chelsea S.

56 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, English
  • Music-Violin from Pinellas County Center for the Arts at Gibbs High School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chelsea S.

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I believe that learning an instrument is a journey, just think of me as a tour guide! I believe in learning at your own pace and learning the things you are most interested in. Every step is an achievement and I want to assist you in making steps that will take you in the direction you want to go.

About Chelsea

Welcome everyone! I have a few beliefs: I believe that everyone should know how to play an instrument. Whether it is violin, ukulele, piano, their voice, whatever! Music is a part of what makes us human, and is important for personal development. I believe that no one is "too old" to star

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Ava T.
My 8 year old loves an enjoys the lessons an always looks forward to going. She is learning so much and having fun doing it. That’s what makes Chelse so awesome
Ava T.
My 8 year old loves an enjoys the lessons an always looks forward to going. She is learning so much and having fun doing it. That’s what makes Chelse so awesome

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"David is awesome with kids, very calm and works well with those who need a little more encouragement. We’ve been with him for 3 months and are happy with the progress."
Keith
Took Ukulele lessons from David L.
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"going on to book two!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
Paula
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard C.
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"My 9 year old daughter really liked Robert. She started from scratch and learned new skills, many notes and a couple of songs in 2 1/2 hours of lessons. She told me he was really nice and I was impressed with her progress. He was very easy to work with and was always prompt to the lessons."
Olivia
Took Ukulele lessons from Robert M.
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"Megan actually taught my daughter ukulele, piano and clarinet. Eventually, they were going to add guitar too. My daughter LOVED working with Megan who was always fun, professional, and challenging. We were very sad for us, but happy for Megan, when she was given a career opportunity that meant she had to stop the music lessons. We would not hesitate to have Megan be our daughter's teacher again but wish her much success on her new endeavors! Thank you Megan!"
Evonne
Took Ukulele lessons from Megan W.
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"Christopher led a group lesson for several seniors who had never played the ukulele. He was wonderful! Very patient and positive. Would definitely hire him again!"
Abby
Took Ukulele lessons from Christopher S.
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"Tina is great, very patient and thorough! Excited to continue my lessons with her."
Priyanka
Took Ukulele lessons from Tina D.
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"This guy knows what he is talking about. You won't be afraid to tackle a new instrument with Kirk since he makes the process that much easier. I picked up Ukelele in no time with his easygoing instruction!"
Killian
Took Ukulele lessons from Kirk R.
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"Great session. Teacher says I'm making progress; he must be hard-of hearing. Highly recommend Teacher Grant for group or private lessons."
Martina
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"Jesse is a wonderful coach and teacher. We really enjoyed our time with him.

Thanks Jesse"
Wyatt
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
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"Love that notes are sounding better. Even though chords are very difficult, today I tried one song with easier chords and did not do too badly. Even tempo felt better. No time-outs for me...yet.
Grant is a great and patient instructor."
Martina
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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