Ukulele Lessons in Gardena, CA

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Courtney S.

3 Reviews
Santa Monica, CA
Starting at $50
  • Music Education w/ Voice Emphasis from Hartt School of Music at the U. of Hartford
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded High School Choral Director's Award from Stowe High School
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Courtney S.

3 Reviews
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I offer my "Jump Start Ukulele" program! We will work on the basics, reading lead sheet, fingerings, strumming etc. When our lessons come to an end, you will be able to play a selection of songs and feel comfortable continuing songs you love on your own.

Number of lessons depends on a variety of factors. Message me for a timeline.

About Courtney

Hello, I am Courtney! I works with beginners of all ages and start piano as early as preschool! I love that I can start day playing piano games with a preschooler and end it with a software engineer picking up ukulele as hobby. My approach is to create well-rounded musicians that can go on to

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Mira and Sachin S.
Courtney is great with connecting with the kids and making the lesson fun but informative. She was patient and seemed to know her stuff. Looking forward to having her back.
Axel
Courtney is patient and knowledgable. My 5 year old just had his first trombone lesson and Courtney modified the instruction for his needs and interests. We look forward to learning more!
Wynnette
Looking forward to working with her again! A gentle demeanor and a great teacher :)

Cullen G.

1 Review
Downey, CA
Starting at $42
  • Philosophy from Whittier College
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Cullen G.

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Having been a musician for the last 15 years and a music teacher for the last six, I feel that at this point I can distill the most valuable lessons I've learned over the years and present them in an easy to grasp manner. As someone who continues to actively improve their own skills, I understand how to establish great practicing habits as well as get to the heart of what's most important in achieving different musical goals.

While guitar and bass are my primary instruments, I also play drums, keys, and ukulele. Constantly striving to revisit the state of being a beginner has allowed me to refine the universal qualities associated with learning in general, music especially. I have played in many different contexts, ranging from big bands and jazz combos to rock bands and recording projects. These different experiences have offered valuable insights into not only playing music but also creating it and working together with other musicians. These insights are a joy to share ...

About Cullen

Having been a musician for the last 15 years and a music teacher for the last six, I feel that at this point I can distill the most valuable lessons I've learned over the years and present them in an easy to grasp manner. As someone who continues to actively improve their own skills, I understand h

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Ray
Very helpful and patient instructor. Breaks things down into understandable concepts for newer learners. Highly recommend!

Glenn S.

30 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $25
  • Bachelor's Degree; music composition from UCSB
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Glenn S.

30 Reviews
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I teach all levels and styles: contemporary, Hawaiian, jazz, Japanese, etc.

About Glenn

Hi, I'm Glenn. Thank you for viewing my profile. I've been teaching students for over 20 years, playing all styles and levels of music, from day-one beginners to seasoned pros seeking to sharpen their playing skills. I teach both traditional notation and tablature, writing my own teaching method

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Laura M.
I have had a great time learning to play the Ukelele with Gkenn. So fun. Looking forward to learning more
Laura M.
Highly recommend.
Jon
Great learning experience!

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Johan S.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Wichita State University
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Johan S.

12 Reviews
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Online Ukulele Teacher

I love Ukulele I love Ukulele Did I tell you I LOVE Ukulele? I play the piano. I play the guitar but what I learn from Ukulele open my eye to new part of world of music. I play love songs, blues, Spanish tango on Ukulele. Can't believe it? Come with me to take a journey with me.

About Johan

Johan here and I love music! Nice to meet you fellow music lover. I have been involved in music since I was just a child. It started with learning piano, then guitar, ukulele, mandolin, harmonica, djembe and so many more. I’ve continued to learn and perfect my craft by being apart of differ

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Sue K.
Johan was great. Very helpful in prepping for the session and we look forward to working with him in the future!
Suzie P.
This was only my first less with Johan -- it was such fun, I felt so encouraged and can't wait for my next. He's just terrific! Very kind and clear and again - the key word - encouraging! A great teacher!
Christine
Johan is great with kids! My son is a very active child, and he was able to make the lesson fun and engaging. More than that, I enjoyed seeing Johan be creative, listen to the child, and make music fun, more than being it a lesson (per say). I highly recommend Johan!

Derek V.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, English
  • Guitar Performance from University of Colorado
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Derek V.

20 Reviews
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Online Ukulele Teacher

I've been teaching uke for a few years and love it. I can teach anything from folk to hawaiian and more.

About Derek

TEACHING MISSION: Capture the joy of playing music. Inspire continual playing and/or practice, regardless of student's lifestyle/career choices. I start the first lesson with a student wish list (songs, goals, etc) and every lesson we take significant steps towards the goals. Skills: Guitar/Man

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Brian B.
Wonderful, great experience!
Very satisfied
Laura
Super Knowledgable. Psyched to learn more.
Dennis
Derek is a very knowledgable instructor, easy to talk to, and I found his teaching technique is very motivating. He set realistic practice goals for the next session, which will require me to do my part, but that's the reason we show up, to learn how to play a musical instrument.
I highly recommend him.

Matthew B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Music Performance from Musician's Institute
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Matthew B.

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Online Ukulele Teacher

Focus on learning chords through the use of popular songs.

About Matthew

I'm a performer/instructor residing in Los Angeles,CA. I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio where I founded the band Synasis with my brother. We played several local shows, as well as opening for national touring artists. While living in Ohio I also attended The Recording Workshop, where I studied audio en

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Gardena, CA

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Gardena is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $175 per hour.
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"Jesse is gentle and patient with my 5 year old grandson. Simon sits and waits for him, holding his Ukulele. One time we missed the cancellation and Simon was so sad!"
Simon
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
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"Edwin is Awesome!! And he was wonderful with my 5 year old. My son was a tad shy at first, but he warmed up pretty quickly. I was actually surprised he was using the pick by the time class was over! It went so well, we decided to book class twice a week instead of just once. :) We're looking forward to the next class. Thank you, Edwin!"
Lucas
Took Ukulele lessons from Edwin I.
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"Keith was very patient and considerate of my very beginners status."
Cindy Westfall
Took Ukulele lessons from Keith P.
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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.
Highly recommend Grant,
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Martina
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"My impression was Jesse had a cool vibe about him. He's also an amazing musician and worked great with my 10 yr old, and he really knows a lot about music and teaching music. He had no ego. He just wants to make learning a fun and enjoyable experience."
Haleigh
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
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"Had my 1st lesson with Lee today and she was a fantastic instructor ! Excited for my next lesson!"
Kathy
Took Ukulele lessons from Lee Q.
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"Super friendly and very patient! I felt like I really knew more after one lesson. Can't wait for the next!"
Melissa
Took Ukulele lessons from Damien S.
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"Patient teacher with so much experience!"
Lynne
Took Ukulele lessons from Laura G.
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"My 8 yo daughter just started taking ukulele lessons with Melissa and always looks forward to her upcoming lessons! Friendly, upbeat, patient, and wonderful teacher."
Katie
Took Ukulele lessons from Melissa M.
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"Remi is very patient and motivating. He has a very well trained eye to catch subtle mistakes and correct them before they become a habit. He makes learning an instrument seem so easy!"
Meesha
Took Ukulele lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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