Ukulele Lessons in Tucson, AZ

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Nicholas C.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English
  • High School from Prospect High School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Nicholas C.

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I have been playing the Ukulele for almost 10 years. I have taught many people wanting to learn in person Ukulele. I have also taught a lot of Ukulele lessons over Zoom. I am very experienced and will make sure you get the best value for your money. We will have a great time learning the ins and outs of the amazing Hawaiian instrument, the Ukulele.

About Nicholas

Hello! My name is Nick and I have been playing the Ukulele for over 10 years. I have a lot of experience with all ages from 5 to 55. I am so excited to show people the wonderful instrument known as the Ukulele! I am very patient and I know the struggles of starting a new instrument. I will work with

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Jasmine L.
Nicholas was very patient and attentive. He gave me lots of encouragement during my first lesson. I enjoyed our session and look forward to my next lesson.
Tracey H.
Great start to the instruction! Very relaxed, informal, and patient. Nice to NOT have a rigid one-size-fits-all instructor
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Jennifer P.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $17
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
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Jennifer P.

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While teaching Ukulele I focus on chords and stum patterns. This is usually done while learning songs

About Jennifer

My name is Jen P. and I have an extensive amount of education and experience within the music industry. I attended Minnesota State University for guitar performance and music industry. My experience includes touring, recording, teaching, writing, singing and playing various musical instruments.

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Joe S.
Jen is a terrific instructor! First, she is knowledgeable about her instrument, which is great, but she’s also able to evaluate a student’s progress, and provide essential tips for improvement. She has a way of breaking down the problem into manageable segments. I finally feel that I’m on my way, and I’m looking forward to the next lesson!
Yanelly S.
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!
Kiko C.
Jennifer is awesome with my daughter.
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Courtney W.

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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Courtney W.

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I have been teaching private piano, violin, guitar, and ukulele lessons for ten years. I won competitions, hundreds of dollars, and a scholarship through the Desert Valley Music Teacher Association (DVMTA). I have written and self-published two piano books with more in the works. I have worked on a Music Theory degree at MCC and plan to transfer to ASU to finish my bachelor's. I help students find the fun in music again with many involved music games and incentive programs. I instill a love and confidence in students of composing their own music from a young age.

About Courtney

I've been teaching piano and violin for over ten years now and now guitar and ukulele for six. I play the organ in church every week and have helped many people spread their love with music. I have not finished my bachelors in Music Theory and Composition due to medical reasons, but I plan to go ba

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Jesse H.

81 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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
Stephanie D.
Jesse is the best he is so nice

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Viviana J.

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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Musicians Institute
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Viviana J.

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Would you like to play your favorite song on that ukelele you bought month ago? I can totally help you with it, I've been teaching the ukulele for about 2 years now and it doesn't matter what level you find yourself in, class by class we can improve our technique and musicianship with the ukulele and for sure have some fun playing. :)

About Viviana

Hello!!! I am a professional singer, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Musicians Institute College of Music in Los Angeles CA with a Bachelors of Music, specifically voice and a certification on Audio Engineering. Students can expect improvement week to week in their musical abil

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John S.
Viviana is great! She has the right skills to teach and a great voice!
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Fabian D.

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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded California Legislature Assembly Certificate of Recognition from California State Assembly
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Fabian D.

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*Learning exciting songs and scales
*Learning to read music and play by ear
*Improving your timing and musicality
*Learning any song you would like

About Fabian

My goal as a teacher is to direct my students to a more extensive use of their instrument without losing that special quality that sets each individual apart. I will help you establish a solid foundation of technique so you can meet any musical challenge squarely and with confidence. I love working

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Travis W.
Good teacher
Tom
Great teacher, very patient with my son.
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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Tucson, AZ

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Tucson is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $130 per hour.
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"been trying to o this with youtube videos without much success--Le is patient and helps take a novice like myself slowly while giving plenty of positive feedback"
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Took Ukulele lessons from Lee Q.
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"I took Uke classes with Grant and truly enjoyed them because he’s very patient and doesn’t rush-force learning. I highly recommend Grant to anyone who wants to learn to play the musical instruments he plays. I’m a stroke-brain injury survivor and was hesitant to take Ukelele classes, but once I saw I was making progress, I felt more confident about continuing classes.
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Martina
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"I really enjoyed my first lesson and excited to learn more."
Ethan
Took Ukulele lessons from Brandi B.
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"Interesting teacher very patient easy to talk to cares to know how you learn best"
Chris
Took Ukulele lessons from Rachel H.
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"Again, Jessica is bringing so much joy to my playing. She really customizes her lessons to my skills and even how my fingers work, and she is teaching me so many new skills, such as playing around with chords and lyrics to write my own songs! I am so grateful for these lessons."
Shannon
Took Ukulele lessons from Jessica R.
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"Great experience. Signing up for more lessons shortly!"
Daniel
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
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"I love learning to play the ukulele! Brian is an excellent teacher. As I have a background in piano and some violin, Brian has helped me to integrate what I remember and apply it to the ukulele. He is friendly, interested, and patient. Most of all, he makes learning to play the ukulele fun! I highly recommend him for beginners on up!"
Susan
Took Ukulele lessons from Brian Lee B.
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"Omar is a great ukulele instructor, who customizes lesson plans for your level and aspirations."
Chris
Took Ukulele lessons from Omar W.
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"Abigail enjoyed the first of many lessons. WooHoo!"
Abigail
Took Ukulele lessons from Jennifer P.
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"Great musician, great instructor. Learned more than I ever thought I would be able to at this age. Very patient."
Sara
Took Ukulele lessons from Nick R.
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