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Jesse H.

72 Reviews
Del Mar, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Casey
I've only had my first lesson so far- had a really great experience. He is patient, knowledgeable and highly skilled at his craft. I feel motivated to practice and am excited about improving my skills!
Daniel
Great experience. Signing up for more lessons shortly!
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David B.

42 Reviews
La Mesa, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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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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Eleanor C.
David is a great instructor! He is patient and encouraging. His lessons use songs to demonstrate the techniques we are learning. His lessons are fun and I learn many things each time.
Andrew G.
Great teacher and very patient.
Jacob P.
David has been a great teacher for my son. He's learned so much in a short amount of time.
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Andrew H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts from Humboldt State University
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Andrew H.

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Students learn note reading, chord voicings and more!

About Andrew

I'm a focused but easygoing guitarist and musician with over a decade of experience teaching students of various skill levels and backgrounds. I enjoy helping students discover their love of music and reach their personal musical goals, whatever they may be. I started teaching as the guitar tech

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Nico
Andrew is very professional and knowledgeable. He not only teaches you he also listens. I am excited for my future lessons with him.
Moses A.
great patience to teach. 2 thumbs up!!
Jamie
Andrew is such a great teacher! I'm a beginner guitar player who wanted to learn some of the basics and work on my technique, and Andrew was so patient and really took the time to work with me. Very easy-going and helpful, even though I know I'm not the best player. He clearly knows what he's doing when it comes to anything guitar-related and I cannot wait to set up another lesson. I already feel more confident in my abilities! Thanks Andrew!

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Kateri L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Paul Anka Songwriting Endowment from Cal Poly Pomona
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Kateri L.

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Beginning: Learn ukulele fundamentals, basics chords, and play your favorite songs!

Intermediate students: Learn your favorite songs and learn how to write your own songs

About Kateri

MY TEACHING PHILOSOPHY My approach is compassionate, nurturing, and collaborative. My teaching style is structured but leaves room for fun. I believe that a student new to their instrument will thrive when they: - have a parent involved in their practice in-between lessons (parents observing the

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Marley
Kateri was wonderful, patient, kind and supportive. I look forward to our next lesson!
Linda J.
Kateri was wonderful, she really took her time explaining things and had a lot of patience with me. Looking forward to our next sessions.
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Jared C.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • BFA Music Performance - Jazz Guitar from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jared C.

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For students who have played an instrument prior to our lessons, I try and shape a curriculum entirely based upon the specific goals of the student, and I rarely use text books although I use a lot of exercises and educational material when appropriate.  I feel learning to play and transcribe songs and solos to increase a students self reliance and confidence is my most important job.  

Most students come to me looking for structure so I try and provide a clear path to their goals. For students with no prior musical experience I use text books and exercises to strengthen their technique, expose them to musical ideas, and give them a foundation for basic theory.  After that is accomplished I move into a curriculum that is more personal to their specific goals.

About Jared

I have been playing instruments and performing live since I was eleven. In college, I studied both piano and guitar, and received a bachelors of fine arts with a concentration in jazz guitar from Columbia College Chicago in 2004. I moved to Seattle in 2004 and have been performing and giving privat

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Conrad
Great first lesson.
Raahil J.
He pays attention to detail, is super organized with a definite plan and knows how to keep a student's interest. He is balanced and very realistic in his approach. He is talented and meets the student where he is. He is even transcribing a Bollywood song for my son and my son is loving it! He is flexible... We are so happy to have found him.
Sofia
First lesson with Jared was great. Looking forward to many more in the future!
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Lisa C.

74 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from Terrell ISD
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Lisa C.

74 Reviews
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Come learn to play the ukulele with me!
This is a very fun instrument that is very popular right now. With just a few chords you can play along with your favorite songs or accompany yourself singing!

About Lisa

I have been a music teacher and private lesson instructor for the past 20 years. I have a bachelor of science degree in Music Education and hold a teaching certificate for all-level Music Education. In my private studio I have taught students from 3-70 and have enjoyed them all! In addition to t

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Saeed Z.
Lisa was clear and to the point and understandable. I wanted a fast-pace approach to covering the theory and things I knew and she got my point and conducted our session very well.
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Chandra B.
Lisa is very kind, patient and knowledgeable. She wants to see that you reach your goals and it shows. I would reccomend her to my friends and family.

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"My daughter Lilli has been taking lessons from Chris for almost a year now and he is an amazing teacher. There are times when Lilli isn't paying attention or not responding to Chris and he has amazing patience with her. I couldn't have found a better Ukulele teacher anywhere else."
Emi
Took Ukulele lessons from Chris S.
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"He's very professional and helps make playing the ukulele super fun!"
Melanie
Took Ukulele lessons from Jordan D.
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"Tom is fantastic! Teaches two of my children and they come out of their lessons beaming!"
Remy
Took Ukulele lessons from Tom S.
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"Vivian has been a wonderful ukulele teacher for my 8 year old daughter. She looks forward to her lessons. Vivian has a great rapport with her and is moving at just the right pace."
Aryn
Took Ukulele lessons from Vivian L.
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"Our daughter has taken classes with Nick as part of her after school program with a larger group of kids. After the COVID-19 situation she continued having classes via zoom, and she very much wanted to do so. We observed great progress in both her musical skills and her desire to continue engaging with the instrument, ukulele in this case. The transition between in person and online class went smoothly, and Nick's follow up emails made sure we are on track with topics covered as well as the homework. Nick has a lot of patience and he's ways of engaging with Students are at age appropriate.
We continued ukulele classes online in a small group (2x1) and we are absolutely happy with our decision to continue taking ukulele lessons with Nick."
Fadila
Took Ukulele lessons from Nick R.
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"My daughter has made such a big progress. I am so impressed with the pieces she can play now. Greg is a wonderful teacher who presents the information very clearly and constantly uses positive reinforcement. He is a great teacher!"
Lana
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"My 8 year old son, Robert is enjoying his lessons. Justin is very positive with him and is quick to recognize if Robert gets frustrated and finding what works for Robert strumming wise. It has been a great experience!"
Robert
Took Ukulele lessons from Justin M.
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"Such a versatile musician!

Jesse makes lessons fun! It's so great to have him playing back up guitar to my attempt at the ukelele! He's helped me with theory as well as chord development... I'm hoping to join a ukelele club to see where I stand! Thanks, Jesse!,"
Louise
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse M.
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"Greg has been a great Ukelele instructor for our daughter Maysie. She is having fun and learning fast - playing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star for us all recently and working on a few more songs too! I'd highly recommend Greg to other students considering him."
Maysie
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"Clare teaches with a philosophy of "relentless positivity" that is both reassuring and motivating. She's in it with you."
James
Took Ukulele lessons from Claire C.
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