Ukulele Lessons in Los Altos, CA

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Judy G.

14 Reviews
San Mateo, CA
Starting at $50
  • BS Radio & TV Broadcasting from San Francisco State University
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Judy G.

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Greetings!
I've been teaching ukulele for 15 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to tune the instrument and play easy chords and songs.

My lessons tailored to the student. We’ll create a Lesson plan with goals and a have live performance opportunity quarterly.

I typically use Hal Leonard books, as well as various other ukulele books and songs. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels. I can't wait to meet you!

About Judy

Greetings! Thanks for checking out my lessons. My name is Judy aka Groovy Judy. I'm a guitarist, singer, songwriter and performer. I've been playing guitar for 40 years and teaching private and group lessons for 16 years. I teach guitar, ukulele, beginning electric bass, beginning piano and songwr

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Austin
Judy was very supportive, cheerful, and kind.
Molly
She's a good teacher . She also put up with me not knowing anything well.
Rodger R.
Started with some basics and built on that. Was very helpful in showing me tuning, proper hand positioning, and how to improve my fingering (those pesky notes). Got a lot for the first class and enough homework to keep me busy! Will be meeting again next week.
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Rhonda S.

45 Reviews
Hayward, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rhonda S.

45 Reviews
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Learn how to read music and chords! Start playing songs right away.

About Rhonda

I have always had a love for music. From all the music trivia games my family won't play with me, to my large collection of records, cassettes, and CDs - I am hooked! I made my solo performance debut at age 7 by singing "It's A Small World" acapella in a school talent show. At age 9 I started

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Changwei H.
nice.
Devon H.
Rhonda is great with my son, who has trouble focusing. She makes the lessons fun and I can tell he is learning.
Justin O.
fantastic and lovely teacher.

Mark B.

26 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Awarded King Of The Blues from Guitar Center
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mark B.

26 Reviews
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I teach beginners and intermediate students how to get around on the ukulele and have fun playing songs they want to learn.

About Mark

I have played on tour with several professional bands, playing rock, pop, blues, African, metal, and country. I now perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started playing guitar at age 9, and recorded 2 si

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Tomas
Best instructor ever
Scott F.
great slide lesson today - really patient and effective teaching - breaking the song down and getting into technique - thank you Mark!!
Richard D.
Great instructor, gave me tips that immediately improved my playing.

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John B.

95 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
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John B.

95 Reviews
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See how easy it is to learn how to play the Ukulele!

With one to one instruction, you'll learn to play chords, scales, note reading, tablature, finger picking, strum patterns and improvisation. Within just a few lessons, students will begin learning how to play their favorite songs, including, "Somewhere over the Rainbow" ," I'm Yours", "Hey Soul Sister" and many more. Also, students will learn how to play various styles of music like, Blues, Pop, Classical and Rock.

About John

I have been playing for about 35 years and teaching music and guitar for 25 years. I have a Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Classical guitar. I've taught at the University level and currently maintain a professional studio in Arlington, Virginia. I am very well versed in many different styles of musi

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Aysha
Awesome! Very welcoming and extremely patient.
Laura
John is great! He was great at assessing where my level was and is moving me forward at a comfortable speed. Not too fast or too slow. He is a very nice person too!
Basma E.
John is a great teacher and musician, he is really patient and professional, I enjoy every class.

Amanda H.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Bachelors of Music, Music Therapy from Slippery Rock University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Amanda H.

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I started teaching while in college - being able to share my passion for music is great! I graduated from Slippery Rock University in 2017 with my BA in Music Therapy. I am currently a board certified music therapist working in a local nursing home. My music therapy background allows me to approach lessons with a creative hands-on approach. I like to get beginners playing as soon as I can! I also include ear training and theory to round out lessons.

‚Äč I am a good teacher because I get it ... I remember what it was like to be learning piano. It's like it's own language! I am kind and patient and I want to develop a lifelong desire for music.
Also, I promise I will not poke your fingers with a pencil if you mess up fingerings.

About Amanda

I remember my very first piano lessons - taught by my mom because she wasn't convinced that piano was something I would stick with. I was so excited! Music was fun! Well not always fun ... the songs got harder and my fingers had to learn how to move in unnatural ways. Sometimes I would get frustrat

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Ellen L.
it was my first time doing this and it was amazing!!
JON
Really nice, very patient, good teacher. Great lesson.
Jody H.
Amanda is a kind and patient teacher, I had a great experience with her!

Nadav P.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Nadav P.

9 Reviews
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The Ukulele is great for younger kids who just want an easy fun instrument and also for adults who want to start playing songs right away!

About Nadav

Hi there, My name is Nadav and I have been a professional guitar player and teacher for most of my life now. I have a very extensive experience playing festivals and venues in the U.S and abroad and have been teaching beginner and advanced guitar/bass and musical ensemble classes for 15 years.

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Bill T.
Speaking from the standpoint of a colleague of Nadav’s for many years and professional musician/educator myself, Nadav is the real deal. He is my top recommendation, without question, for anyone looking to study the guitar and/or music in general.

Nadav is an extremely gifted and skilled musician, composer, and bandleader with very deep understanding of playing the guitar. He has the experience and versatility to so in a multitude of different styles ranging from R&B, Pop, Funk, Jazz and Ethiopian groove music (check out his incredible band: Abbess Orchestra). He is also extremely kind, has a gentle yet “matter-of-fact” demeanor and is the consummate professional.

For anyone who has interest in learning the guitar and needs an instructor, no matter their experience level, it’s impossible to go wrong with Nadav. Just check him out and sign up!
Eran
I was a self taught guitar player since a very early age, so when I met Nadav for the first time I already knew many songs and chords. But my technique was a mess.
Nadav helped me establish a healthy and meticulous practice routine that fixed my technique very quickly.
I would recommend him as a teacher for every level.
Randy
Great teacher with good vibes! Nadav showed me great ways to practice harmony and soloing on the guitar. Highly recommended.

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Los Altos, CA

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Los Altos 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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$48 average
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"Michael did a great job in working on my mechanics, correct hold, finger position, strumming and fingering! Looking forward to our next lesson"
Cody
Took Ukulele lessons from Michael R.
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"Remi is a blast, he makes learning fun, is able to communicate concepts clearly and has deep knowledge of music. fun time!"
Shanae
Took Ukulele lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"Great instructor. I'm making progress!"
John
Took Ukulele lessons from John B.
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"Melissa is a wonderful teacher. She is very patient. She ensures that I understand the fundamentals. It has been a very enjoyable and educational experience."
Marla
Took Ukulele lessons from Melissa M.
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"Rodrigo is a great teacher, not only an expert musician, but he shares all his knowledge."
Axel
Took Ukulele lessons from Rodrigo R.
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"Rick did an excellent job with teaching me how to play the ukulele! Very fun person to be around and also very patient, as I do not have much experience. Will recommend to others throughout the area!

5 Star!"
Jake
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard W.
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"Francesca is absolutely fantastic. I did a LOT of research when I was selecting a teacher. The teacher had to be multi-faceted (I wanted to explore singing, performing, and learning guitar/ukulele). The teacher had to have positive energy: there's nothing worse than a boring teacher. They had to be personable, communicate well and be NICE, but still be demanding when needed (to keep us challenged and excited and *learning*!). And finally, they had to have No Big Ego -- that is crucial to me, and very hard to find when you find someone that is very good at what they do.

Well, Francesca is ALL of those positive qualities. She knows her stuff, communicates very efficiently (and nicely!). She has a huge range of skills and talents -- from very professional skills/talents while still being able to do/show very down-to-earth personal performances (check out her videos of her performances -- you can see she is very skilled but also very personable -- a rare combination).

Another HUGE quality is her ability with kids. While I am an adult, it was very telling about what kind of *teacher* Francesca is by seeing her be successful with Kids. When I would arrive a bit early for my lessons, often she was just finishing up the last few minutes with a child. She is VERY good with children -- and that is a skill in itself. It's one thing to communicate well with adults; a whole other talent to be "fun" and inspirational to kids! And Francesca does that extremely well. The children learn and have fun doing it -- you can tell by the interactions that the kids are excited and are learning and doing well... of course that equals Fun (and keeps them motivated to learn more). If you have children that want to learn any musical instrument, I would highly recommend Francesca.

All in all, I am very happy I found her. I have learned SO much in just my first several lessons that I am very pleased with the VALUE of her teaching -- some teachers may be cheaper in cost, but if it takes 5 times longer to learn from a semi-good teacher, you end up spending more and getting less, and taking more time. The old saying applies here: "You get what you pay for."

If there were 6 stars available, Francesca would get that rating from me."
Daniel
Took Ukulele lessons from Francesca V.
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"Great lesson.challenging but encouraging. I love that Edwin gave me different ways to meet some finger limitations. Better yet, he showed me Thathe limitation didn’t exist with a little practice."
Carol
Took Ukulele lessons from Edwin I.
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"My 13 year old daughter just finished her first lesson with Ryan. She was so excited to show me what she learned and said he is a great teacher and is looking forward to future lessons. She is usually a bit shy, but assured me she was comfortable with him, and my husband confirmed. So glad we found him!"
Kelly
Took Ukulele lessons from Ryan B.
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"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.
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