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Mark B.

29 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mark B.

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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. Now I am a bandleader and perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started taking guitar lessons

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Amit Dubey
Mark is a great instructor. Chill dude and lots of fun to work with. Loads of musical knowledge, and a ton on handy tips. If you ask nicely, he'll even teach you to play the uke behind your back or with your teeth.
Serena C.
Mark is an awesome instructor who makes learning the ukulele fun. I feel like I've already learned so much in the 7 classes I've taken. He is patient, creative, and easy to learn from.
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Brian C.

1 Review
Pacifica, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brian C.

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Ukulele is getting really popular. I love the ukulele because it's so portable you can bring it with you wherever you go. I played jazz standards in a band on Ukulele, but I would be happy to transcribe any song that you want to play to the uke and go from there!

About Brian

My name is Brian C. and I've been featured in the Berkeley Folklore Archive for songwriting! I am a creative person who is adept at a number of musical instruments. While I don't play them all, I would certainly like too. I have a music degree and I would love to teach your student anything from

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Jane D.
Brian is great for kids and adults!

My 10-year-old showed interest in learning piano, and Brian is great! My 8-year-old thought it looked fun, so we added him, and Brian does a great job with him. In fact, my 40-something husband was so impressed, he signed up, too! Brian is terrific with all of them. Everyone is learning at his own speed and each is improving. Brian adeptly teaches according to skill, interest, aptitude, and attitude. I'm so impressed! I heartily recommend for anyone looking for a music teacher.
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Jesse M.

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Beginner
I'm not currently taking beginner guitar students, but I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62

Intermediate
Learn about common variations of the tonalities you already know and start to venture into more complex rhythm ideas like polyrhythms. Also start to build the chops to learn parts more accurately when learning songs.

Advanced
Expand into more complex polyrhythms as well as asymmetrical meters. Also expand harmony and melody to include modes and chromaticism. Push your skills through original creations or original arrangements of existing material.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.

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Ben R.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ben R.

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Ukulele is the perfect instrument for young students learning their first instrument. It's incredibly easy to get off the ground and start making music right away. For that reason, it's one of my favorite instruments to teach, and it's the instrument I recommend to first-time music students, even if they eventually want to switch to other instruments.

About Ben

Hi, I'm a lifelong musician and educator with 20+ years of experience writing, recording, performing and improvising across multiple instruments and genres. After years of teaching music on the side, I left my day job as a college history professor in 2018 to devote myself full time to building a c

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Sandra S.
Ben has character attributes one would like to find in a teacher, knowledge, patience and presence! Looking forward to our next lesson. Thanks Ben!
Aena
Fantastic, patient and kind ukelele instructor. I recommend Ben without reservation.
Thanks Ben!
Kamal
Ben has been instructing my 2 kids (now aged 11 and 9) in-home for at least 5 years. We started off with piano for the first few years but then switched to a combination of piano and acoustic guitar (half a session dedicated to each instrument).

He is patient, kind, and highly knowledgeable. I clearly see the upward trajectory in my kids' musical capabilities. One of my kids can be difficult to deal with, especially when he is tired, but Ben would mold his approach to the lesson on the spot to keep my kid engaged (e.g., instead of continuing the lesson on the actual piano, he'd switch to a fun music-oriented game).
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Jason M.

102 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Voyage Air Guitar VAD-06 from ASCAP
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Jason M.

102 Reviews
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Fully Vaccinated as of 5/19/21!!
Taking up Ukulele was a great way to look at music from a new perspective. I love teaching ukulele to younger kids who cannot make chords on a guitar quite yet as well as adults who are serious musicians that have been playing for years. I welcome everyone from the novice to the hobbyist and do my best work with student requests.

About Jason

-=FULL VACCINATED as of 5/19/21!!=-TakeLessons.com Instructor since it's inception, Jason M. is available for in person and online lessons worldwide leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 20 years, ukulele, bass, banjo and keyboard for over 10 and teaching music in ge

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James S.
Five Stars for the teacher.
Three Stars for technology.
Patient, knowledgeable, easy to work with.
Did I say patient?
A fantastic ear and knows what I need to accomplish.
In time, Jason will help me master my goal and in time to jam with friends this summer.
Cheers.
Jaiden
My 10 year old is taking drawing lessons online with Jason. He loves it! The lesson is tailored to what he wants to learn and his confidence in what he is able to do is steadily increasing. He looks forward to his lesson every week.
Everett
Our first experience was awesome! Jason was professional, patient, kind, and down to earth! Can’t wait for the next lesson! 🙂
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Alexandra D.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian
  • BM in Music Performance from University of Southern Maine
  • Awarded Best Actress in an Opera from Arts Impulse Awards
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Alexandra D.

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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

Welcome! I'm a singer and instrumentalist who performs everything from opera to musical theatre to piano to ukulele. I have performed all around North America and Europe, but, if I had to pick a favorite city to have performed in, I would have to say Bruges, Belgium! As a teacher, I have taught

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Aaren
I’ve had my ukulele for over two years, and have done nothing with it. Decided the other day it was time, did a google search and found Alexandra on TakeLessons! I have zero music background but she’s made these lessons SOO simple and effective. I have a long ways to go, yet I leave each lesson with a feeling of accomplishment! Wasn’t expecting this to go so well, 110% satisfied. Thanks Alexander :)
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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 $130 per hour.
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$49 average
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"Teresa was kind, enthusiastic and a phenom instructor...really taking her time and explaining things in a way that was warm, friendly, knowledgeable. Never once did she make me feel like this was an unattainable goal; super encouraging!"
Joyce
Took Ukulele lessons from Teresa Y.
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"I'm three lessons deep into the ukulele and I'm really satisfied with Ryan. We've met once in person and twice online; I've had some health issues and he has been really accomodating switching this up for me. He's easy going and takes his time expaining history, theory, and taking it step by step while remaining encouraging and giving honest feedback. He wastes no time and you really get the most out of your lesson. I look forward to continuing on with Ryan. As a teacher and performer myself, I appreciate that he gets down to the business of doing the work but is just very nice as well!"
Jonathan
Took Ukulele lessons from Ryan B.
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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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"My daughter just had her first lesson and she enjoyed it so much!
He is really knowledgeable and easy to learn from,
highly recommend."
Hayden
Took Ukulele lessons from Christopher M.
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"Phillip is very patient and kind. Phillip gives you confidence that you are doing fine/good, which at times I don't feel like I am doing good. He takes away the frustration of learning something new and gives you the confidence that yes you can learn something new. So far so good"
Bonnie
Took Ukulele lessons from Phillip Z.
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"Savannah was very happy with her lessons. She learned new techniques and the proper sized instruments."
Savananh
Took Ukulele lessons from Matthew K.
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"Great first lesson. Very professional and impressed with Joe's knowledge and teaching skills."
Laurie
Took Ukulele lessons from Joe S.
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"Grant is super patient and gives excellent feedback and instruction. Highly recommend!"
Heather
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"My daughter enjoyed herself!"
Claire
Took Ukulele lessons from Kat M.
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"Brian was a great teacher! He I was well prepared and always on time. He was patient with me not remembering all the notes and simply said “it takes time” or “you’ll get it next time”.
Brianl loves music and shares that love in every lesson and in his overall teaching approach."
Virginia (Dee)
Took Ukulele lessons from Brian C.
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