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Rodrigo R.

25 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Professional Technician from Escuela de Música Martell
  • Teaching since 1986
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Rodrigo R.

25 Reviews
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fingerpicking and harmony concepts.

About Rodrigo

With an associates degree from El Camino, and lots of musical studies in Mexico, I have been fortunate to tour through the States and through my country. My lessons include real working tips for the real life, keeping it fun as the material is created for your specific needs. I am a multi-instrument

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Adrian
Rodrigo was flexible with my crazy schedule and was always willing to go the extra mile. I have really developed a true love now for the accordion thanks to him.
Connor Bulakites
Rodrigo is very knowledgeable and helpful—he helped make many concepts clear to me in only a few lessons. I am excited to practice and continue to improve my playing!
Mariano S.
Great first lessons
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Edwin I.

121 Reviews
El Segundo, CA
Starting at $49
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Awarded DownBeat Music Award 1998 from DownBeat
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Edwin I.

121 Reviews
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All styles - strumming, fingerpicking
Improvisation soloing
Proper technique
Repertoire
Music analysis

About Edwin

Hello! Thank you for your interest in taking guitar/piano/music lessons. I am a professional teacher/studio musician/performer/producer with over 20 years of private teaching experience and a graduate of the University of Miami Studio Music and Jazz program in 2002 specializing in the guitar.

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Gigi
I decided to take lessons with Edwin for guitar because I had been trying to learn on my own but I just wasn't progressing fast enough. Edwin taught me things you just can't pick up unless you work one-on-one with a professional. He is always on time for our online lessons, friendly, and patient. Every week I felt like I was being challenged just a little bit more and picking up new things. I would recommend him to everyone I know in a heartbeat!
Henry
Edwin is a fantastic teacher and so patient. I am amazed at how much my son has learned in just a couple lessons.
David S.
Had an excellent initial discussion with my instructor, Edwin, today. It was big picture but at the same time Edwin’s comments & suggestions gave me confidence in his command of the art (engineering, arrangement, composition & structure, and playing techniques), all the things I’m going to need help with to take my musical projects to another level.
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Nils B.

46 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Dutch
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2002
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Nils B.

46 Reviews
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About Nils

Whether you're a beginner or more advanced, age 5 or 500, in my experience, with even a few minutes of consistent daily practice anyone can learn music. Maybe your goal is to simply learn to play your favorite songs or maybe you want to learn to write your own music, improvise, or perform live. Li

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Julie
Nils is a capable teacher with clearly evident musical experience. I have been taking lessons from him for about 3 months now. He is particularly gifted at interpreting how a work should be played based on how it sounds or has been performed in the past, a skill he brings to bear for his students.
Richard H.
Awesome instructor! Patient, encouraging, very knowledgeable. Highly recommend!
John
Nils is an extremely knowledgeable and accomplished instructor. He has extraordinary patience and excellent teaching skills. Coming from an adult student with high expectations, Nils has constantly delivered instructional value far beyond beyond what my paid "app" lessons were able to teach me. I highly recommend you give Nils a shot if you want to take your guitar playing to the next level.
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Elias S.

3 Reviews
Costa Mesa, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portugese
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Oberlin College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Elias S.

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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.

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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

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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.
Jacqui
Elias is great! My daughter is 7 and this was her first exposure to violin lessons. She loves Elias, says how patient and nice he is, and can’t wait for her next lesson each week. I highly recommend him!
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Mary-Elizabeth H.

45 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, Spanish, Danish
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Mary-Elizabeth H.

45 Reviews
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Beginner-intermediate lessons for children or adults.

Music lessons with me are FUN! I am here to help you learn and support you along your journey.

My teaching method is special because it is tailored very specifically to your needs. You are welcome if you're brand new to ukulele or if you've played for a few years.

I have been teaching privately and in music schools for 23 years and beginners are my specialty! I teach ages 4+. We learn songs that you are interested in. You will receive a balanced music education that covers all aspects of playing music.

About Mary-Elizabeth

Hello! I am a professional violin/fiddle player and singer. I have recently relocated from NYC to Los Angeles for a little more sun and sand. I have been teaching private and group classes for over 25 years, since 1995. In New York I performed and taught music classes all over Manhattan and Brooklyn

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Audrey
As an adult learner who has always been interested in the violin, I have really enjoyed my experience with Mary-Elizabeth. She is a positive, patient, and encouraging teacher. We have been doing virtual lessons together and I am very impressed with how well she is able to offer corrections to my sound, posture, bow placement, etc... through a computer screen. It just goes to show how knowledgeable she is at her craft. I highly recommend Mary-Elizabeth for violin lessons.
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Maya
My daughter had her first lesson today and she can’t wait for the next one!
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Antonia B.

13 Reviews
Valley Village, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2017
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Antonia B.

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Ukulele is a great instrument for everyone to play. It's an easy way for kids or adult beginners to get started playing music. In ukulele lessons, I will teach you how to read melody lines and tablature as well as chords and rhythms. You will be accompanying yourself in no time!

About Antonia

Antonia is a professional trumpet player, vocalist, and songwriter in the Los Angeles area. Starting violin at age 5, Antonia quickly developed a passion for music. Captivated by the raw power and tone of brass instruments, she traded in her violin for a trumpet at age 10. 
 When Antonia wa

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Edward
Very helpful and we got along great. Super excited to keep lessons going and continue with this teacher. Finally found a good teacher!
Nkosi
Antonia is a great instructor. Patient and easy to work with. Her passion for music is contagious.
Cora (8) & Emma (7)
I am amazed how easy my daughter's online piano lessons are. She has learned so quickly and effortlessly because of Antonio's teaching.

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Lakewood, CA

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Lakewood is $62. 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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"Jessica is professional and very talented at what she does. She has an incredible amount of enthusiasm for music and empowering others to expand their musical knowledge. I highly recommend taking lessons with Jessica and experiencing her fun-loving spirit and expansive musical knowledge."
Chelsea
Took Ukulele lessons from Jessica R.
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"As a beginner, Zelda makes lessons fun. She has a great singing voice as well. But she really helps to breakdown the components to make playing the Uke. From rhythm to strumming to chords, she helps make it easy and a real joy.

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Kenneth
Took Ukulele lessons from Zelda S.
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"Nicole was very friendly, knowledgeable, well organized and worked at a pace that was comfortable for me!"
Kelli
Took Ukulele lessons from Nicole C.
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"Rubens good. I do wish I would have known what to bring before the 1st lesson as I feel I lost some time by not having the necessary tools right up front. I brought my Uke only. Looking forward to learning withRuben."
Brad
Took Ukulele lessons from Ruben D.
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"Jesse has been teaching our 10 year old daughter ukulele for the past year and she's loving it! He's a wonderful teacher with a kind demeanor. Jesse is always encouraging and patient. He always finds songs that my daughter is excited to play. We highly recommend Jesse!"
Chris/Jane
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
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"My daughter enjoyed herself!"
Claire
Took Ukulele lessons from Kat M.
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"Great 1st lesson. Thx"
Jaci
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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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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"Jordan is an outstanding teacher! I don't think I could ask for anything more in a ukulele teacher. I am an adult learner who requested structured learning. Jordan provides that structure during lessons and homework assignments but allows for individual initiative and efforts. He listens to my goals and helps me accomplish them by moving me ahead at a good pace and continually helping me fine tune what I have already learned. He is not intimidating and wants to see me have fun playing music. He also provides an environment for learning good musical habits and techniques."
Joan Nutting
Took Ukulele lessons from Jordan D.
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"Nicole is a great teacher, profession, patient and positive""
Jean
Took Ukulele lessons from Nicole C.
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