Ukulele Lessons in Castro Valley, CA

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Taylor G.

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

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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.
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Rhonda S.

45 Reviews
Hayward, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Minor from California State University, Hayward
  • Teaches Beginner
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Rhonda S.

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Learn how to read music and chords! Start playing songs right away.

About Rhonda

I have always had a love for music. From all the music trivia games my family won't play with me, to my large collection of records, cassettes, and CDs - I am hooked! I made my solo performance debut at age 7 by singing "It's A Small World" acapella in a school talent show. At age 9 I started

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Changwei H.
nice.
Devon H.
Rhonda is great with my son, who has trouble focusing. She makes the lessons fun and I can tell he is learning.
Justin O.
fantastic and lovely teacher.

Judy G.

14 Reviews
San Mateo, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
  • BS Radio & TV Broadcasting from San Francisco State University
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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 guitar for 40 years and teaching private and group lessons for 16 years. I teach guitar, ukulele, beginning electric bass, beginning piano and songwr

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Austin
Judy was very supportive, cheerful, and kind.
Molly
She's a good teacher . She also put up with me not knowing anything well.
Rodger R.
Started with some basics and built on that. Was very helpful in showing me tuning, proper hand positioning, and how to improve my fingering (those pesky notes). Got a lot for the first class and enough homework to keep me busy! Will be meeting again next week.

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Rob B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from University of California, Berkeley
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rob B.

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I've been teaching Ukulele for 20 years. I bring a joy and excitement to teaching music. I structure my lesson so students learn music they are interested in.

Within the first few lessons, beginner students will be able to play a song all the way through and as time goes on you'll be able to play solos and develop your technique.

I specialize in Pop, EDM, Rock, Blues, Heavy Metal, Jazz and Classical music. typically use Hal Leonard and Mel Bay books, and have the following tools available for your lessons:

2 Fender practice amps
Electric guitars
Steel String Acoustic guitar
Nylon String Acoustic Guitar
Electric Bass Guitar
Ukulele

I love working with students of all ages, kids to adults, and all experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Rob

What I Teach: Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Beginning Piano, Improvisation, Music Theory. Music Recording, Songwriting, Composition, Film scoring, Orchestration About Me: I was raised in Santa Monica and Los Angeles, California and began studying classical piano at the age of six. During my formati

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Alexandra D.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner
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Alexandra D.

14 Reviews
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Students can expect to be playing a full song by the end of the first lesson while learning their way around a ukulele with building chords, strumming patterns, tuning, and proper technique. Anyone and everyone can learn to play the ukulele!

About Alexandra

Hello! I'm a singer and actor who performs everything from opera to musical theatre to jazz to straight theatre. I have performed as far away as Bruges, Belgium. As a teacher, I have taught privately and in the classroom for the past 14 years. I have taught for the Metropolitan Opera Guild Urban V

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Joseph L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelors Degree from Moravian College
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Joseph L.

7 Reviews
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Portable and popular, the Ukulele is everyone's friend in music making! Learn to strum and play the easy way.... singing, too!

About Joseph

I enjoy teaching all types of music. My greatest passion is the legendary jazz rhythm guitar style of Freddie Green with the Count Basie Orchestra. That disciplined and understated beauty combines harmonic theory, rhythmic strength and dynamic sensitivity. Guitar in any ensemble or solo brings o

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Luis T.
Already learned some techniques to improve hand placement. Mr. Joseph was very helpful and easy to understand.
Ken M.
Friendly, patient, and fun.
Caleb
Works well with me.

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Castro Valley, CA

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Castro Valley is $61. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $112 per hour.
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$48 average
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"Amazing teacher!!! First class my daughter asked to stay for extra time with Lisa."
Isabella
Took Ukulele lessons from Lisa C.
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"Mike is very good at helping me with my UK .
By taking lessons on my lap top I can be anyplace..in the US . Having a set time for my lesson I practice every week ."
Joan
Took Ukulele lessons from Mike B.
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"awesome at taking amorphous concepts and turning them into lessons!"
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Took Ukulele lessons from Richard W.
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"Allison was fantastic. Kind, knowledgeable and enthusiastic."
Briana
Took Ukulele lessons from Allison T.
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"Ruben is such a bright, talented teacher! He has found the perfect blend of pushing me as a student to achieve goals, but also patience to get through the more difficult techniques. I highly recommend him as a teacher!"
Susan
Took Ukulele lessons from Ruben D.
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"Jesse is an absolute delight of a teacher. He’s patient and encouraging and excellent with technique, music theory, I’m just the joy of playing!"
Janet
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
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"Terrific young man. We look forward to more time with him. Super positive and professional."
Skylar
Took Ukulele lessons from Calvin A.
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"David is a great teacher."
Sissi
Took Ukulele lessons from David L.
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"Judy is a fantastic teacher. She knew exactly how to help me get started at Ukulele and feel like I was making progress quickly! She makes students feel comfortable and successful. Highly recommended kids or adults!"
Leah Levine-Goldberg
Took Ukulele lessons from Judy G.
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"Great instructor!!
Excellent fund of music knowledge and skillful instruction!"
Renee
Took Ukulele lessons from Kevin M.
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