Ukulele Lessons in Laguna Beach, CA

Taking In-studio or in-home private lessons with a local teacher is the best way for beginners to get better at ukulele fast. Book now.

“Today is my opportunity to practice ukulele.”

Popular Ukulele Teachers in Laguna Beach, CA

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Elias S.

4 Reviews
Costa Mesa, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Portugese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Elias S.

4 Reviews
Book Now
Private Ukulele Teacher

In teaching lessons, it is my great pleasure to share with students of all ages and skill levels the knowledge that I've gained over 27 years of playing. I firmly believe that anyone can learn anything at any time, given the proper tools!

In our first lesson, we will determine your musical goals and create a realistic path to achieving them. It's my job to help you along this path while keeping things fun.

To maintain focus and week-to-week continuity, I always provide lesson notes to take home. I can also provide recordings of lessons and transcriptions of pieces, if desired.

**Studio Equipment**
violins, viola, mandolin, guitar, bass, ukulele, piano, recording equipment

About Elias

At 5 years old I was struck by the incredible beauty of Vivaldi's music, and ever since I've been playing violin. I hold a BA from Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences, won a scholarship to the Baroque Performance Institute in 2005 and attended the BPI again in 2006. Apart from teaching, as a profes

Recent Reviews
Sara
Elias is the best! Such a knowledge and passion of music. He has been my sons guitar instructor going on 5 months. My son has learned so much and always enjoys and looks forward to his lessons. My son is is not only learning guitar but violin as well from him. Fantastic instructor A+
Joni
I am very impressed with Elias! He listened well, offered helpful suggestions, laughed and was very congenial to work with. We discussed how to hold a bow and, since I have some arthritis in my hands, he was very open to other possible options that might work better for me. Taking lessons from him will be a bright spot in my week. I would recommend him in a heart beat!
Gene
A fun and informative lesson. Looking forward to the next one.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Glenn S.

33 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded signed songwriter from BD4N Records
  • Teaching since 1979
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Glenn S.

33 Reviews
Book Now
Private Ukulele Teacher

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 methods

Recent Reviews
TERESA S.
Very knowledgeable. He's a good teacher with great people skills.
Vanessa T.
Glenn is the best!
Jeffrey
Glenn is a great instructor. He is so patient and has a no-pressure style of learning that makes it fun. Highly recommend him......
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Anja W.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Anja W.

7 Reviews
Book Now
Private Ukulele Teacher

“I’m a professional guitarist with a dynamic sound. In addition to guitar, I play ukulele. I navigate diverse styles of music with ease, including jazz, rock, blues, soul, pop, latin, and more. I have also studied different methods and approaches to music education. These include but are not limited to the Kodály Method, the Orff-Schulwerk approach, Dalcroze Eurhythmics, and Gordon Music Learning Theory. With a blend of these methods, I provide a unique and personalized experience for each ukulele student based on their needs, strengths, and goals.”

When you take lessons with me, you will:
Take lessons catered to YOU
MAXIMIZE results
MAKE MUSIC immediately
Receive SPECIALIZED training with your goals and interests in mind
LEARN from an instructor with top-notch performance credentials AND formal pedagogical training!

About Anja

About me: Based in LA, I'm a professional musician with a dynamic sound. I balance work as a professional instrumentalist, solo artist, and teacher. I can teach you whatever you'd like to learn on your instrument! Jazz, rock, blues, soul, pop, latin, and more. About my teaching background: I'v

Recent Reviews
Jim
My name is Jim Sheets from Pittsburgh Pa. I have been taking lessons with Anja for the past 4 years. Being a senior citizen and with a lot of bad starts with teachers, i finally found a great teacher in Anja wade I was ready to give up with guitar all together when I decided to try one more time. Anja is very patient with me and she is a great listener. Anja has a gift in teaching and she had brought me further than any other teacher . I am now learning the songs I love for the last 50 years thanks to my teacher Anja Wade . If you are stuck in a rut with no directions to go . Anja is the right choice for you Let Anja custom tailor a lesson plan for built with you in mind . Even if you have failed,and people have told you you can’t play .Anja will open many new doors for you in the songs you you want to learn . I highly recommend Anja wade as the teacher for you . Your on your way to a new beginning in the music world , and Anja will be with you each step of the way sincerely Jim Sheets
Shri B.
Anja is a great instructor to take lessons from. She is knowledgeable and you will get to learn different techniques and basics which will open multiple doors for creative music.
Nyah L.
Anja is a wonderfully responsive teacher. Nyah’s perfect match! When a teen describes a lesson as “fun” then know you found the right instructor.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Anna P.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 1 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Anna P.

9 Reviews
Book Now
Private Ukulele Teacher

I love working with all types of students, whether they’re preparing for college auditions, just beginning the ukulele, or only looking to play for fun, and I also have experience with students with special needs. Please contact me through this website if you would like lessons, and I will respond within a day!

About Anna

I am a highly skilled professional, certified musician. I offer lessons in piano, singing, ukulele, flute, saxophone, clarinet, drums, violin beginners as well as group lessons in ear training and theory, piano and singing, Russian language lessons. My main instrument is piano, and I specialize i

Recent Reviews
Whitney Veneziani
tatiana carranza
Avianna
Great lesson. I left feeling very encouraged and excited to continue learning how to explore my vocal abilities. Thank you!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Geoff S.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • BA Music from George Mason University
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Geoff S.

14 Reviews
Book Now
Private Ukulele Teacher

Experienced in teaching ukulele for over 5 years. Experienced in teaching other stringed instruments (guitar, bass, mandolin) for over 30 years.

About Geoff

I played on a toy piano when I was very young, learning a bit of sight reading from my Mother, while listening to classical, jazz, and rock music. When I was 12, I learned guitar and later took private piano lessons from a prominent Philadelphia instructor. After playing in a rock band in high sch

Recent Reviews
Art B.
Cherry
I totally enjoyed my class with Geoff. We immediately started my lesson with tuning the ukulele. Then we went over the cords and strumming. I have been researching on playing the ukulele and his explanation on the strumming was a lot better than the book. He is teaching me how to play by listening to the notes which is great because I would be able to play the Hawaiian music for my hula classes. In addition, his studio is only a 5 minute drive from my house, which means I don’t have to deal with traffic.
Bill Smoot
great understanding of what I know and how to improve! Experienced instructor
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Michael R.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • AA Jazz Studies/Music Performance from Cuesta College San Luis Obispo
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Michael R.

5 Reviews
Book Now
Private Ukulele Teacher

Logical method and holistic approach; several years of professional experience as a teacher and performer; learn music notation, theory, musicality in styles such as hawaiian, jazz, latin, rock, pop, folk.

About Michael

A lifetime teacher who will help inspire you to meet your goals. As a jazz drummer, I have performed with many great artists such as Red Holloway, Sacha Boutros, Cathy Segal-Garcia, Gaea Schell, Anne Farnsworth, and latin group De La Bahia. I have over 10 years experience teaching private lessons

Recent Reviews
Norah (.
Michael is super friendly and easy to talk to! He is a good instructor that obviously knows what he is doing.
Linda
Mike is very approachable and makes learning easy. I tried to learn the ukulele on my own and it was overwhelming and frustrating. He is very knowledgeable and is experienced in a variety of music, including drums. In every lesson, my skills and confidence improve! Mike is the best!
Julius
I have worked with Mike both as a musician and a teacher for over 10 years. As a musician, Mike is professional, he has a great ear, sensibility and solid time. I always enjoy working with him because he is so easy to get along with and he has a great sense of humor. As a teacher, Mike will be able to assess your learning style and utilize all teaching and learning strategies. His demeanor is calm, patient and he really cares about his students.

Sincerely, Julius A

Looking for an online Ukulele teacher in Laguna Beach, CA?

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing ukulele teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream ukulele teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Laguna Beach, CA

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Laguna Beach 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.
30 min
$37 average
45 min
$48 average
60 min
$61 average

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect ukulele teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each ukulele lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Ukulele Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_84051_pi_20150826_105931
"Very nice and knowledgeable"
Ankita
Took Ukulele lessons from Melissa M.
Profile_238257_pi_5da0ce1133b5bcdee8f2905532b147ccdb4bbb65
"My 11 year old daughter Alexa is enjoying her lessons with David. He has been very patient and helpful in teaching her how to play the ukulele. She has made some nice progress in just a few sessions."
Erin
Took Ukulele lessons from David R.
Profile_28554_pi_RLMartin120818
"I am seventy years old and have absolutely no natural ability! Robert is patience and respectful, he always find something good about what I have learned. Very encouraging. My third lesson was the best as we both seemed more relaxed and get more comfortable. I like Robert."
Kathryn Cartledge
Took Ukulele lessons from Robert M.
Profile_69001_pi_P1019674
"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.
Profile_192603_pi_E928D6E0-A27A-4E5B-AF21-80F7361F69F8
"I was so worried I wouldn’t be able to play ukulele or guitar at all cause it seemed really hard but grant knows how to break it down into easy steps. We will see how this goes as things progress. Thank you"
Heidi
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
Profile_182589_pi_7O8A5783-2%20edit
"Brandi was very patient with my very distracted, impatient 6 year old. My daughter wanted to play the ukulele, but didn't really want to sit through the lesson. We only tried 5 session and then quit, but Brandi was great throughout with suggestions for how to keep her interested and working with her. We will definitely come back to lessons with Brandi when my daughter is more ready."
Emily
Took Ukulele lessons from Brandi B.
Profile_101980_pi_JM%20Profile%20Pic
"Solid Lesson. Clear. I've got goals to work on. No complaints!"
Christie
Took Ukulele lessons from Justin M.
221857_399266_1336419006
"It was a No-Pressure first lesson so I’m looking forward to the next one."
Jane
Took Ukulele lessons from John B.
Profile_248153_pi_d8587878b4c4f37830cce18f4c7993033207de74
"Alex is enthusiastic, patient and a great teacher. He answered all my questions, and kept the lesson at my pace. He offered suggestions and tools that went above my expectations."
Tamarin
Took Ukulele lessons from Alexander A.
Profile_108187_pi_Meee2
"Jessica is so encouraging and my daughter has learned so much in such a short time."
Arcelia
Took Ukulele lessons from Jessica R.
View More
View Less

Popular Ukulele Articles from our Blog

Challenge Yourself With These 7 Advanced Ukulele Chords

Ukulele has more to offer than just easy chords and melodies. Music teacher Andy T. shares some movable ukulele chords to push you to continue to build your ukulele skills... If you’re reading this, you’ve likely mastered a handful of major and minor chords on your ukulele. With thousands of songs at your fingertips, you're ready to bring delight to everyone within earshot. However, as you devour more and more songs, you start to see some unfamiliar symbols and additions to your beloved …

By Madalyn Danielson

From Amateur to Professional: How to Turn Ukulele Playing into a Career

If you have found your way to this blog, you are likely wondering if anyone has ever made a living playing the ukulele. Perhaps you are looking to find ukulele jobs, and make a career out of your love of music and the ukulele. But, you don’t know where to start or if it is even possible to do. Well, dear reader, let me reassure you that it *is* indeed possible to build a career as a ukulele player, and that ukulele jobs are a thing - even if you have to be creative to create and find them. …

By Stephanie Avienu

Which Online Ukulele Tuner is the Best?

Whether you’re a complete beginner or a seasoned player, your ukulele won’t sound good if it’s out of tune. Unfortunately, not everyone can attain perfect pitch tuning by ear, but thanks to online ukulele tuners, you don’t have to! Let’s take a look at four of the most popular options. UkeTune If you’re looking for a simple, no-frills ukulele tuner that won’t overwhelm you with ads, alternate tuning options and other potentially confusing features, UkeTune fits the bill. …

By Megan L.