Ukulele Lessons in Los Angeles, CA

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Glenn S.

33 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $25
  • Awarded signed songwriter from BD4N Records
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's Degree; music composition from UCSB
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Glenn S.

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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 method

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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......

Chris V.

21 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Associate of Music from Pierce Community College
  • Teaching since 2014
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Chris V.

21 Reviews
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Learn some fun songs on this great sounding instrument! We might even sing a few together

About Chris

I am a jazz guitarist based out of beautiful Los Angeles, California. I received and Associate of Arts degree in Music in 2015, and have been pursuing a bachelors in Jazz Studies since then. While in community college I really grew into my own as a musician and discovered that I love jazz and t

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Cameron Partee
i'm learning so much
Ben P.
Chris is patient and help me focus on technique.
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Viviana J.

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North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Music from Musicians Institute
  • Teaching since 2018
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Viviana J.

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Would you like to play your favorite song on that ukelele you bought month ago? I can totally help you with it, I've been teaching the ukulele for about 2 years now and it doesn't matter what level you find yourself in, class by class we can improve our technique and musicianship with the ukulele and for sure have some fun playing. :)

About Viviana

Hello!!! I am a professional singer, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Musicians Institute College of Music in Los Angeles CA with a Bachelors of Music, specifically voice and a certification on Audio Engineering. Students can expect improvement week to week in their musical abi

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John S.
Viviana is great! She has the right skills to teach and a great voice!

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Jeremie W.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeremie W.

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Ukulele is an interesting instrument with a lot of similar characteristics to guitar. I have been playing ukulele for the past year now and it's substantially easier to play and faster to learn then guitar, but you can develop skills that will transfer over to the guitar.

About Jeremie

I'm a self taught guitarist who has been playing for 20 years. I have played professionally in numerous bands and ensembles ranging from jazz to folk to rock, and I've been writing music for the same length of time. I currently perform with one of my students from TakeLessons named Mackenzie O'Brie

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Kris
Jeremie has been awesome. Super patient and works on what you want to play!
Didi L.
Based on my first lesson with Jeremie, I feel very confident that he will be able to help me achieve my music goals, to learn jazz guitar and music theory in a gradual manner without feeling overwhelmed.
Samantha Prestenbach
Great first lesson
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Jonathan B.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German
  • Awarded CARAS Grant from Temple University Research Administration
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Jonathan B.

35 Reviews
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The ukulele is the #1 instrument I recommend for beginners, though I also use it on professional recordings. It's a versatile instrument that provided an excellent gateway to connecting with other musicians.

When I teach ukuklele, I of course focus on the fundamentals of technique that make it easy to play well, but I also work from the goals of the students and help them develop a plan to connect to to other people or an experience.

About Jonathan

I studied music therapy and music theory at Temple University from '06-'10. Learned a lot. Then again, I learned even more teaching at a school for kids with learning disabilities and working as a traveling street performer. Once you see the world and work with some unexpected challenges, you learn

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Ramon L.
great human beign.
Jim M.
The first class was very good. We covered a good amount of ground. There's only so much an instructor can do during a first class as the teacher and student get to know each other, however, so I'm looking forward to future classes to get deeper into the lessons
Ramon L.
very patient.
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Vivian L.

20 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Music Education from East Carolina University
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Vivian L.

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I have been a professional Music Educator for nearly 5 years. Even during my time in college, I held private lessons with several local students. When you take Ukulele lessons with me, you will be receiving professional quality lessons that are tailored to YOU. I will evaluate your ability, meet you at your skill level, and we will go from there. Your input during our sessions will be valued and will help me to build a practice timeline that is just right for you!

About Vivian

Hello and welcome to my TakeLessons profile! My name is Vivian and I have been teaching private lessons on various instruments since 2013. I have also been teaching professionally in public schools since 2015. I play and teach several instruments including Ukulele, French Horn, Trumpet, Clarinet, T

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Tegan
Vivian makes learning the clarinet fun and I look forward to every lesson. She has already taught me new notes and songs after just five lessons. She was also open to incorporating music from my favorite movies (Harry Potter) into my lesson plans. The music is more advanced for me and so I really appreciate Vivian’s patience and her demonstrations so I know exactly what to play for each song. I’m glad to have Vivian as my teacher.
Carolyn
My 12 year old son has been taking clarinet lessons with Vivian for almost two months. At his first lesson he could barely play one note. I've been so impressed with his improvement every week. My son says, "she's very helpful and understanding." We highly recommend!
Suzanne Konkle
My daughter really enjoys her lessons with Vivian. She provides a warm and supportive environment for learning. I can definitely see improvement in my daughter's skill level.

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Los Angeles, CA

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Los Angeles is $60. 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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"Greg is super laid back, patient and easy to work with. I enjoy my lessons and hope to progress."
Brigitte
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"I'm an intermediate musician learning Ukele for the first time. Eric took the time to help me figure out the basics and ultimately helped me learn to how play two songs with very distinct styles, Somewhere Over the Rainbow, and Dust in the Wind."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Eric W.
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"Love that notes are sounding better. Even though chords are very difficult, today I tried one song with easier chords and did not do too badly. Even tempo felt better. No time-outs for me...yet.
Grant is a great and patient instructor."
Martina
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"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.
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"Eric has been very patient and accommodating of our 7 year old who is learning the ukulele. The instruction is age-appropriate and he provides a lot of positive reinforcement/feedback."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Eric C.
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"Amazing teacher!!! First class my daughter asked to stay for extra time with Lisa."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Lisa C.
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"incredibly patient and open to what your interested in . highly recommend"
Kayla
Took Ukulele lessons from Edwin I.
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"Ed has been inspiring me to move forward, takes risks and keep moving forward with my learning. Saturday classes are fun!"
Jenifer
Took Ukulele lessons from Ed D.
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"Bought my daughter (adult) lessons as a gift. She called me today to tell me how much fun she is having and how wonderful Elena is. Said she is positive and fun, and has taught her so much already. Very happy!"
Kendall
Took Ukulele lessons from Elena D.
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"Judy is a fantastic teacher. She knew exactly how to help me get started at Ukulele and feel like I was making progress quickly! She makes students feel comfortable and successful. Highly recommended kids or adults!"
Leah Levine-Goldberg
Took Ukulele lessons from Judy G.
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Ukulele Lessons in Los Angeles

Devin K. - Los Angeles Ukulele Teacher

My name is Devin K., and I teach ukulele lessons in Los Angeles. I am always thrilled when a student decides to take up ukulele, as it is one of my favorite instruments, and I find it to be delightfully accessible to all kinds of people. Los Angeles has a wealth of resources for those hoping to begin playing or hone existing skills on the ukulele. Below are some of the wonderful events that happen here, which students can seek out to better their knowledge of this fun little instrument.

1) The Los Angeles International Ukulele Festival is a great place to watch some beautiful performances by expert ukulele players. Watching ukulele performance is a great way to get an idea of the range of this instrument. There are also several great

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workshops for players of all levels, from beginner to advanced. Attending the festival is a sure way to make some new friends who are passionate about learning ukulele. This event takes place at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center. More information can be found at the website http://www.ukulelewebsite.com/Ukulele_Website/L.A._Ukulele_Festival.html.

2) The Santa Monica Ukulele Festival is another great festival that hosts a gathering of musicians of all ranges. The venue is Santa Monica High School's music department and all donations go to support the venue. On the list of activities, there is time set aside for open mic performances, as well as a Grand Concert in the evening. Workshops are available, as well. Keep visiting the website to find out when the next festival will be: http://www.santamonicaukulelefestival.com/.

3) There are a number of groups that can be found on Meetup.com. One of the standouts is The Pluckin' Strummers. This group meets at Christ Church Griffith Park, Atwater Village. Lots of information about this enthusiastic bunch can be found at https://pluckinstrummers.wordpress.com/. This group focuses on making great ukulele tunes accessible to people who are learning to play, or who simply want to improve their repertoire. It is also a great opportunity to socialize with like-minded individuals. The Pluckin' Strummers meet twice a month and are very welcoming.

4) U-Space in Little Tokyo is a fantastic place for ukulele-lovers. This establishment houses several great classes for students of varying levels, as well as Uke Jam nights, which provide a great opportunity to play ukulele with others. U-Space is very dedicated to helping people gain skills in ukulele while building a musical community. More information can be found here: http://uspacela.com/index.html.

Ukulele is an instrument that can be played by people of all ages and skill-levels; so, I say any time is a great time to pick one up and learn to play a few chords. While taking ukulele lessons in Los Angeles, all of these events and groups will help you along your path to learning the instrument that brings beaches and palm trees to mind with just a few strums. Keep adding songs and chords to your repertoire, and soon you'll be playing with the best of them.

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