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Francesca V.

95 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Forte Award from California Music Studios
  • Teaching since 2000
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Francesca V.

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Teaching all styles of uke, Francesca is equally comfortable on a soprano as a tenor.

About Francesca

Alumnae of CSULAs music department with an emphasis in classical voice and guitar, Francesca's skills cover a vast ocean of information. With a background and formal education in opera and "the classics", Francesca is equally comfortable on stage at The House of Blues as she is at Disney Hall.

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Garrison Bailey
Getting older and noticing a change in my vocal patterns was causing me some concern. Francesca not only listened to me about my concerns but she talked me through the physicality of how my vocal chords worked and how I can best sing in a way that does no damage but gets maximum range, power and tone. I have never taken vocal lessons before so this was such amazing information to have and to put into practice. When you know better, you do better. I can't recommend BugByte Studios enough! Thanks sister!
Garrison
Getting older and noticing a change in my vocal patterns was causing me some concern. Francesca not only listened to me about my concerns but she talked me through the physicality of how my vocal chords worked and how I can best sing in a way that does no damage but gets maximum range, power and tone. I have never taken vocal lessons before so this was such amazing information to have and to put into practice. When you know better, you do better. I can't recommend BugByte Studios enough! Thanks sister!
Cathy Beliakoff
Francesca is not only a wonderful person, but she is a great teacher! No matter what age you are, from beginner to very skilled, Francesca offers a gracious, positive approach, with strong encouragement that helps a student to feel safe. I have enjoyed every lesson that I've had with Francesca! She is extremely patient and able to offer positive instruction to correct any unhealthy habits. I am excited and honored to have an opportunity to work with such an experienced voice teacher. She is wonderful!!! I would recommend her to anyone! Keep up the great work Francesca, you are loved by many.
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David B.

40 Reviews
La Mesa, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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David B.

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All levels, variety of styles

About David

After graduating from Salford University, England with a Bachelors degree (Honors) in Music and Composing I worked for a short time as a commercial "jingle" writer, before moving to San Diego, marrying my dream girl, and opening my own music recording, teaching and production studio. From there I h

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Jacob P.
David has been a great teacher for my son. He's learned so much in a short amount of time.
Gabriela S.
David is an excellent teacher! Have been taking my 8 year old to him and she has learned a lot in three 30 minute lessons. Looking forward to continuing with David.
Aiden B.
David, Greg, and the female guitar teacher ( I have forgotten her name ) were all very welcoming and offered great insight into my son's advancement with his guitar and drum playing. He can't wait for his next lesson. Regards, Baron Baker
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Jesse H.

65 Reviews
Del Mar, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 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 picking and

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Manasa H.
Totally would recommend Jesse for guitar teaching. He is very patient and teaches in a fun way my child was able to grasp and learn from. He is very experienced and a great teacher to learn from. My son was 7 years old when Jesse taught him guitar, and he loves playing guitar now - all thanks to Jesse.
Bruce
Fantastic instructor. Really cares about teaching his students.

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Rick T.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors of Music Education from University of Illinois (champagne/urbana)
  • Teaching since 2001
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Rick T.

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Online Ukulele Teacher

Ukelele for any ages and level

About Rick

A bachelors degree in music ed, a masters degree in jazz studies and 25+ years of playing, teaching and performing experience comes with you to every one of our lessons. Whether it be on trumpet, trombone, tuba, guitar, ukulele, piano or voice I will consistently stress fundamentals that lead stud

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Elijah
Rick is a great instructor, very knowledgable, patient, and encouraging.
Don W.
My kids love Mr. Rick and have learned so much in the first several lessons. We are beyond impressed !
Don W.
My kids love Mr. Rick and have learned so much in the first several lessons. We are beyond impressed !
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Sam K.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • B.S. in Energy Technology Graduated 1985 from Penn State University
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sam K.

9 Reviews
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Online Ukulele Teacher

Soprano and Baritone: open chords, barre chords, strumming rhythms, finger-picking,

About Sam

I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my mus

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Catherine
Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!
Katharina K.
Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement.
Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through
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Grant H.

137 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Creative Writing from Louisiana State University
  • Awarded Waka Winter Classic Winner 2015 from Wakarusa Music Festival/Pipeline Productions
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Grant H.

137 Reviews
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I like to make learning an instrument fun and easy to fit into your schedule!

If you're an adult finally getting around to learning your dream instrument or a child following your passion of playing music I tailor your lessons specifically to you. We look at what you want to play, pick specific songs that you want to learn, and learn the techniques you need to play these songs. It sounds simple, but it's so effective and much more fun to learn this way!

About Grant

Hi! I'm Grant! And it would be my pleasure to be your music instructor. I teach all of the fretted string instruments: Guitar | Banjo | Mandolin | Bass | Ukulele I structure my lesson plans specifically around what you want to learn and how you want to learn it. We will go as slow or f

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Chula Vista, CA

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Chula Vista is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $117 per hour.
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"Chris is welcoming, has an easy manner, and
displays a wide range of musical knowledge and interests. His positive support for this first lesson gave us confidence, challenged us, and we can’t wait for lesson number 2."
Andrea and Bonita
Took Ukulele lessons from Christopher M.
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"Jason is very friendly and personable. He started with the basics on chords on the ukulele and he was patient with me. I learned different ways to hold a chord, strumming, chord progressions, and beginning picking. I enjoyed learning so much in the short amount of time that the lesson went by quickly. I am going to sign up my son to go with me and have back to back lessons. Mahalo Jason!"
Percival Dalilis
Took Ukulele lessons from Jason M.
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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!"
Sunny
Took Ukulele lessons from Phil C.
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"She is a great teacher! Very easy to learn from! Thank you."
Claire
Took Ukulele lessons from Tina D.
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"My 13 year old daughter just finished her first lesson with Ryan. She was so excited to show me what she learned and said he is a great teacher and is looking forward to future lessons. She is usually a bit shy, but assured me she was comfortable with him, and my husband confirmed. So glad we found him!"
Kelly
Took Ukulele lessons from Ryan B.
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"Great experience so far! Can't wait for the rest of our lessons!"
Jennifer
Took Ukulele lessons from Jason M.
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"I am so impressed with Jared’s ability to teach me in a way I wanted to learn. I am probably the most difficult student Jared ever had. I wasn’t particularly interested in strumming. I just wanted to play in a way that the songs would be recognized without any accompaniment. I was also very specific about the pieces I wanted to learn. Jared was always so patient with me and I suspect he spent a great deal of time outside of class figuring everything out for me."
Diane
Took Ukulele lessons from Jared C.
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"I have been under the instruction of Noah for a little over two months now and I really enjoy his teaching style. I am older and not a proficient reader of music so Noah has had to start with very basic skills for me. He has done a great job of making it understandable. I am learning to read music and to play the ukulele at the same time, and am enjoying the online lessons."
Shannon
Took Ukulele lessons from Noah T.
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"Omar is a fantastic teacher. He seamlessly figures out where your instruction should begin, and then creates a tailored lesson plan. He is very enthusiastic, encouraging, and knowledgable. I had a great time during my lessons, and I highly recommend Omar to any new Ukulele players."
Joseph
Took Ukulele lessons from Omar W.
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"Teresa is excellent with my 8 year old daughter. We found her on-line and a truly fun and amazing journey has started for our family. Teresa is knowledgeable, kind, and has made learning fun. She encourages my daughters inner voice and has let her be creative and fostered her development with solid theory and she's developing an "ear" for notes. Not sure if there is a correlation, but her math comprehension is improving in school as well. My daughter has come to love the instrument and is interested in transitioning to guitar as she's ready. This process is happening organically and with joy. So delighted that we met Teresa."
Crystal Becks
Took Ukulele lessons from Teresa Y.
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