Ukulele Lessons in Benicia, CA

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Popular Ukulele Teachers in Benicia, CA

Liz J.

12 Reviews
Sonoma, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, German, Spanish
  • BFA in Musical Arts from California Institute of the Arts
  • Awarded Director's Award for Band from Chamberlain High School
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Liz J.

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With 6 years of playing and performance experience, Liz shares her knowledge of ukulele in the styles of folk, pop, rock, reggae, and jazz.

About Liz Fanora

After graduating California Institute of the Arts with a multi-focus on several aspects of music including African dance, Indonesian gamelan, songwriting, recording, classical voice and piano, folk guitar, and more, Liz had the excellent opportunity to teach theater to a local musical theater summe

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Addison-Preston K.
Delightful instructor!!
Monique
Liz love's what she does, very patient & caring . I am so glad to have her as my Teacher . I do recommend Liz :)
Marco P.
My 8 year old son LOVED his first singing lesson with Liz! He was sad when it was over because he was having so much fun!

Mark B.

26 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded King Of The Blues from Guitar Center
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Mark B.

26 Reviews
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I teach beginners and intermediate students how to get around on the ukulele and have fun playing songs they want to learn.

About Mark

I have played on tour with several professional bands, playing rock, pop, blues, African, metal, and country. I now perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started playing guitar at age 9, and recorded 2 si

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Tomas
Best instructor ever
Scott F.
great slide lesson today - really patient and effective teaching - breaking the song down and getting into technique - thank you Mark!!
Richard D.
Great instructor, gave me tips that immediately improved my playing.

Taylor G.

3 Reviews
El Cerrito, CA
Starting at $50
  • BFA- Individualized (Sculpture, Sound, Community Art) from California College of the Arts
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Taylor G.

3 Reviews
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Chords, Songs, Frets, Strumming!

About Taylor

Taylor G. has been teaching lessons since 2014 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home or at her studio. Taylor has helped students play the ukulele, woodwork, paint/draw, build with clay, sing, and explore. Taylor G. received her training at California College of the Arts in 2

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Ariana H.
Taylor is great with my 13 year old daughter. She is knowledgable, patient and nice.
Brian
Taylor, has been a very patient and perceptive teacher, helping me past the obstacles in my playing. She came up with exercises snd songs appropriate for the challenges i faced. I would strongly recommend her for a late beginner like myself.
Lily
great. my daughter had a first lesson with Taylor. she enjoyed it.

Meet Online Ukulele Teachers Serving Benicia, CA

Allison T.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Theatre from Pomona College, Claremont, CA
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Allison T.

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What's not to love about the ukulele? Sweet and portable, the uke has made a huge comeback. I'd love to get you started. We'll learn chords and strumming techniques and apply those to the songs you're keen to play. We will also learn to read music and music theory.

About Allison

Learn piano from a nationally touring recording artist, songwriter and composer with eleven years teaching experience. My approach to teaching piano is holistic, incorporating music theory, ear training, healthy physical technique, improvisation and sight reading. I have over eleven years experienc

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Tyler D.
Allison is such a great teacher. Very knowledgeable, articulate and patient/caring when it comes to her lessons and teachers.

I would recommend her for anyone seriously trying to learn Piano/Music Theory!
Isabelle
Wonderful first lesson! Allison was patient and kind and by the end of the first hour, my daughter was playing a song I could recognize.
Richard (Rick) M.
Patient, competent and personable. Looking forward to my lessons.
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Cameron D.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Music Performance (Percussion) from Schwob School of Music
  • Teaching since 2016
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Cameron D.

4 Reviews
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Ukulele is just like a better guitar... I can help you learn whatever song you want- or even make your own! I have an extra ukulele for you to learn on as well.

About Cameron

Hey I'm Cameron, I'll try to cater lessons to your goals and have fun in the process. I love sharing my knowledge, musical experience, and love for music! High energy and engaging!

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Michaelynne W.
Cameron is a great teacher!
Michaelynne W.
Great lesson! Thanks!
Bryson/Jaxson
Patient with us learning! Great instructor

John L.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, spanish, french
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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John L.

16 Reviews
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Online Ukulele Teacher

Love to teach beginners and intermediate students.
I teach all uke students how to read, theory, songs and how to understand playing the instrument solo or in a group setting.
Uke is capable of doing anything, all one has to do is apply oneself and music can come flowing out of the instrument.

About John

Hello, Thanks so much for taking the time to inquire about studying music with me. Music and studying music has always been a passionate experience for me. I have been so blessed with the teachers and fellow musicians in my life. You should realize that your study of music may start with me

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Emily C.
The first lesson was great. John is a great communicator .
Jeremiah
John is good teacher, I completely satisfied.
Aidan
Very comfortable atmosphere. John asked my son what his goals were and tgen taylored instruction to help him meet those goals..We were very pleased! We highly recommend him.

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Benicia, CA

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Benicia is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $175 per hour.
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"Phil is an absolute delight! We had a great time working with Phil learning the basics of Ukulele. He prepared a great lesson for us while creating a fun atmosphere for people of different musical backgrounds. Highly recommend Phil!"
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Took Ukulele lessons from Phil C.
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"Dave was fantastic with my daughter. She learned a lot her first lesson and is exited to practice and can't wait for her next lesson. I wish I had found him two years ago for my son for guitar. Dave is very personable and professional."
Caitlin
Took Ukulele lessons from David B.
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"Very friendly, easy to understand and follow his direction"
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Took Ukulele lessons from Eric C.
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"Katie, is amazingly talented and so sweet! My daughter Paisley felt comfortable and can’t wait for her next lesson.

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Paisley
Took Ukulele lessons from Katie H.
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"everything I want and some.... very knowledgeable"
george
Took Ukulele lessons from Ruben D.
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"Able to coach along a student with absolutely no talent - and make it fun."
mike
Took Ukulele lessons from John B.
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"Great 1st lesson. Thx"
Jaci
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"Today was my 8 yr old grand daughter's first session with Dave and she was a little nervous about her first lesson. Dave was very patient and very pleasurable.
On the way home, my grand daughter told me she liked Mr. Dave, had a lot of fun and can't wait for next week's lesson."
Layci
Took Ukulele lessons from David B.
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"Amazing Job. Enjoyed session very much and learned alot."
Charlie
Took Ukulele lessons from Eugene S.
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"This review is in regards to Teresa teaching my 7-year-old daughter to play the ukulele, but I have to begin with my own journey as a musician. I’m a 53 year old jazz sax player who didn’t start playing until I was 33, so I never took music classes in school, meaning that most of my training and instruction came from private one-on-one lessons as opposed to group lessons. That being the case, I have had a lot of experience with music teachers, both first hand and through feedback from other music students that I’ve known, and I can tell you that great music teachers are few and far between, and I mean that sincerely. Living in Los Angeles, we’re surrounded by great players – some of the best players in the world call this city home – but just because a person is a great musician doesn’t mean they are also a great music teacher.

Being a great teacher means being able to distill the information that you have to share into a form that the student can understand and use, while at the same time keeping them motivated and excited about learning – and about practicing! It’s a rare gift and Teresa definitely has it!

About a year before meeting Teresa, my daughter tried piano for a few months, also with a private teacher. The results were ok, but her progress was slow, she wasn’t excited about it and practice was definitely a chore for her. But for the longest time she’s said that it’s her dream to one day become a rock star, so we thought maybe ukulele would be something good to try. We never really planned for her lessons to become a long-term commitment. We figured she’d learn a few chords, learn to play a couple of songs, and then kind of explore the instrument on her own to see if it ‘stuck’, thereby avoiding the ‘chore’ of having to practice on a regular schedule.

I also expected that I would have to go through several teachers before I found one that was even halfway decent. But we hit the lottery with Teresa! It was clear from the first lesson that she was a very special teacher (and person)! She’s one of those people that just glows – always positive, always in a great mood, and one of those people that it’s just a joy to be around.

She and my daughter hit it off right away. And that’s all great, but if she wasn’t a competent teacher, then ultimately it would be a waste of time and money in regards to our objective – teaching my daughter to become a musician. But Teresa is the most fantastic teacher! In addition to being able to inspire and motivate, she’s also shown the ability to translate complex info, like music theory, in such a way that a 7-year-old not only understands it, but is excited about it. She’s also been really great at being flexible in her study plan. Many of the music teachers that I’ve met, even the good ones, like to go from A to B to C, etc., following what they have determined is the best route for guiding the student on the journey to become a better musician. But sometimes you have to be able to deviate from that plan, to include additional material necessary to keep the student inspired. And again, Teresa is excellent at that! My daughter has brought several songs to her that she wanted to learn, and not only was Teresa open to teaching them to her, but she spent a considerable amount of her free time creating lead sheets for these songs so that my daughter could learn them!

I could go on singing her praises all day, but suffice it to say, my wife and I think the world of Teresa and are amazed and delighted at the progress my daughter is making with her (she’s already performed at one recital – singing and playing simultaneously, and she’ll probably be doing another one in the fall!). So if you’re looking for a music teacher, we can’t recommend her highly enough! (Note: though she teaches our daughter ukulele, I know that she teaches other instruments, as well. For sure piano, voice, drums and guitar, but I’ve seen a trumpet in her studio, so she may teach that as well!)"
Roman
Took Ukulele lessons from Teresa Y.
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