Ukulele Lessons in La Jolla, CA

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Jesse H.

65 Reviews
Del Mar, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music from UCSD
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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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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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David E.

29 Reviews
Oceanside, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Cum Laude from Florida Atlantic Unversity
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David E.

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I teach all the way to the Intermediate level and have a good understanding of the primary chords and scales of the Ukulele.

About David

A fun, friendly, and professional Music Instructor at your service for Voice, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums, & Ukulele! I have a BA degree from Florida Atlantic University in Music Performance for Classical/Flamenco/Jazz/Blues guitar and I've also performed on the Piano/Keyboards for a couple differe

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Paula H.
Great teacher. My son has disabilities and David works around this seamlessly. I couldn't ask for a better piano teacher!
Kash & Scarlett S.
So happy with David! Our kids loved him and looking forward to their next session!
Eric
I enjoy taking piano lessons with David. He motivates me to practice and improve. He is very knowledgeable and great at teaching.
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Kevin T.

21 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Chinese (Mandarin), English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Songwriting and Performance from Berklee College of Music
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Kevin T.

21 Reviews
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Private Ukulele Teacher

Ukulele taught Beginner to Advanced levels

About Kevin

Kevin T. is a music professor at MUM, Vice president of the San Diego Songwriters guild, and CEO of Songwriting Planet. He is an instructor of guitar, bass, voice, piano, songwriting, composition, orchestration, jazz arranging, music theory, ear training, production and engineering, and music busin

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Anthony
Kevin offers helpful advice and insight. An instructor with a deep understanding of music, he demonstrates a great ability to guide new students. He brought clarity to problems I experienced as a new guitar player. I highly recommend inviting Kevin into your music journey.
Taya Ziegler
We covered a lot today! I think we're going to work well together
Daniel
Kevin was very knowledgeable and patient

Meet Online Ukulele Teachers Serving La Jolla, CA

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Jesse M.

102 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jesse M.

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Beginner
I'm not currently taking beginner students. Please refer to my studio partner Melissa:
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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 voice/singing, guitar, bass, drums, piano, and ukulele. 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 classic

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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.
Dulcenea
Super kind, patient and teaches a lot in each session!
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Micah C.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner
  • BA Music Performance from University of Arkansas Little Rock
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Micah C.

13 Reviews
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Online Ukulele Teacher

I am a music teacher at North Little Rock School District. Beginner courses will include: music fundamentals, Ukulele strumming patterns, learning at least 5 chords, pentatonic scale, and major scale. You will be able to pluck or strum folk, classical, and pop songs as courses progress. Ukuleles are provided during lesson or you can purchase your own so that you can practice at home.

About Micah

I have been teaching music and tutoring for a few years now! I enjoy music so much! I received my degree from the University of Arkansas Little Rock. I am also a member of the worship band at my church. One thing that I enjoy the most, as a teacher, is seeing growth and seeing students get

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Emma Sakaguchi
Thank you for an excellent first lesson, Micah!
I appreciate your patience, and thanks for putting together the lesson plan. Looking forward to the next lesson :)
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Abiah V.
The quality of video or audio was poor with lot of delays initially. Though towards the end it kind of improved. The teaching by Micah was good but the technical issue needs to be resolved.
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Janis V.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $85
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA Biology (Marine and Environmental) from California State University Northridge
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Janis V.

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Online Ukulele Teacher

Strength in teaching baritone uke, but can also teach traditional uke. Students can expect to learn basic and intermediate chords, strum patterns and songs.

About Janis

LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA Hi, I teach local lessons at my home in Southern California, travel to you within a 5 mile radius or succesfully teach on-line lessons via Takelessons.com. I teach all ages of students and have experience with ADHD children. Cancellation Policy: Music Lesson Cancellation a

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in La Jolla, CA

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in La Jolla 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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"Great teacher. Patient and I could see my progress"
Jasper
Took Ukulele lessons from Chuck M.
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"Joel is a very cool guy who is fun and easy to work with. He is very professionable, knowledgeable and experienced so you get a lot out of the lesson. I look forward to my future lessons with Joel because he cares about my progress just as much if not more than I do and that’s all you can ask for from a teacher."
Nathan
Took Ukulele lessons from Joel B.
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"Great teacher, very knowledgeable!"
Kate
Took Ukulele lessons from Mitchell C.
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"Great first lesson! Luke is very patient and was able to explain things in a way I could understand. I have no prior musical training."
Erin Malone
Took Ukulele lessons from Luke P.
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"Jason is a amazing teacher. He is very patient and really has passion for the music. Also like his voice and very enjoyed his lessons."
Jennifer
Took Ukulele lessons from Jason M.
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"Damien was great. He made me feel very comfortable. 100% recommend!"
Melissa
Took Ukulele lessons from Damien S.
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"My son absolutely love the lessons!"
Svetlana
Took Ukulele lessons from Paul M.
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"Maria is patient with me as a beginner. She works with me on my level to play things that interest me."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Maria S.
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"He's a kind person. He works with you for what you want to work at. He will introduce new things to your capacity."
Nancy
Took Ukulele lessons from Derek V.
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"Robert has been teaching our son (age 12) ukulele online for several months. He has done a terrific job, engaging him. Our son has been taking piano for 7 years, so he had a good musical foundation to build on. Robert has good bandwidth and high resolution mic & camera."
Christina
Took Ukulele lessons from Robert M.
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