Ukulele Lessons in Newport Beach, CA

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Glenn S.

33 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $25
  • Bachelor's Degree; music composition from UCSB
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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......

Matthew B.

1 Review
La Puente, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Music Performance from Musician's Institute
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Matthew B.

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Focus on learning chords through the use of popular songs.

About Matthew

I'm a performer/instructor residing in Los Angeles,CA. I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio where I founded the band Synasis with my brother. We played several local shows, as well as opening for national touring artists. While living in Ohio I also attended The Recording Workshop, where I studied audio en

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Elias S.

3 Reviews
Costa Mesa, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portugese
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Oberlin College
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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 profe

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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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Mark C.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • High School Diploma from Boardman High School, Boardman, Ohio
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mark C.

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Ukulele is a very fun instrument, and it's especially great for beginner musicians, or guitarists who want some new inspiration. When I decided to learn ukulele, I found it very rewarding. I even ended up building my own! So, sign up! Let's get started! You won't regret it.
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Mark is an American composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and music producer.

I started teaching private music lessons my senior year of high school, in 2006. Since then I've taught over 100 different students of all ages from 3 years old to 78 years old. While still living in Ohio, I was the one and only official guitar teacher for Guitar Center Youngstown through the duration of 2008-2009. In late 2009, after moving to Los Angeles, I continued to teach privately and with several music schools all around the city. I currently live in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood of LA with my wife and two little kids.

About Mark

Hi! I'm Mark. I'm an American music teacher, composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and music producer. I started teaching private music lessons my senior year of high school, in 2006. Since then I've taught over 100 different students of all ages from 3 years old to 78 years old.

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I have taken lessons with Mark several months now He is a great teacher. He gives practical very helpful lessons!
Maryann
My 14 y/o son took lessons for bass guitar with Mark. Mark was very patient in helping my son learn things that interested him.
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Chris K.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Chris K.

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Inspiring students through private instrumental music lessons for ukulele, guitar, bass guitar, piano, saxophone, clarinet, and flute.

About Chris

I have been teaching private music lessons for fourteen years and have been a public school instrumental music teacher for eight years. I have a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and a Master of Science degree in Music Education. I have a K-12 teaching certification in Maryland. My educat

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Luke P.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Luke P.

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Online Ukulele Teacher

I am an avowed uke aficionado, and believe this little instrument has way more potential than most people give it credit for. It works wonderfully for providing basic chords to accompany songs. For the more ambitious and/or adventurous uke players out there, it can also yield amazing results as a solo instrument, presenting the melody and accompaniment together. Jazz, classical, world music and pop are all great on the uke. I'd love to help you learn to do whatever you are looking to do with your uke.

About Luke

Welcome to my Take Lessons profile, and thank you for your interest lessons. I'm a full time musician and music educator based in Winston Salem, NC. I've spent my life loving music and I feel very lucky to have the opportunity to share that love with my students. My own obsession with music be

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Erin Malone
Great first lesson! Luke is very patient and was able to explain things in a way I could understand. I have no prior musical training.
Dean
Luke is knowledgeable and personable. He is a clear communicator too. I have looked for a guitar teacher for two years now. Finally my search is over.
Morgan
Luke is patient with my son and my son is enjoying his lessons.

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Newport Beach, CA

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Newport 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.
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$49 average
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$61 average

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"He is fanstastic! A very patient teacher who was always willing to go the extra step to help me learn and improve. I miss our lessons. However I still follow much of the advice and tricks he taught me!"
Brian
Took Ukulele lessons from Nick R.
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"The best teachers don teach; theylisten to the learner and work from there. That's pretty much what Jesse did. Enuf said, Looks like it's going to be a good trip."
Don
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
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"Jeremie was calm and very supportive for this beginner. I have made progress over the first week. As with any instrument, practice is the key. He gave me the tools to do so."
Paul
Took Ukulele lessons from Jeremie W.
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"Kirk has helped me learn to play songs on the ukulele very quickly! I just started a few weeks ago, and I can already play and sing a wide variety of songs in different styles. I have really enjoyed learning ukulele, and Kirk has made it easy and fun."
Alison
Took Ukulele lessons from Kirk R.
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"I think this is my 4th lesson with Grant and he's covering so much with me. He is patient and knowledgeable and gets me excited to learn more for the next week. He's perfect as a teacher."
Stephanie
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"Good first lesson.. good framework to get over my plateau and finally learn to play beyond the basics..."
Cleve Littlefield
Took Ukulele lessons from Jordan M.
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"My daughter knew nothing about playing the ukulele, and tried to learn it online youtube tutorials but still had trouble. Athena has been very patient and understanding with her and my daughter now knows many chords and has been improved. She is also very encouraging and inspiring."
Dharmesh
Took Ukulele lessons from Athena M.
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"My daughter has been asking me for ukulele classes for a while and we found Carolyn online, really liked her profile and we just had the first class yesterday. My daughter had a fun and informative class with a nice follow up practice to do on her own. Carolyn was great, \able to connect with my 7 yr old and made her feel comfortable. She even asked me if we were going to be able to meet her in person one day!"
Mia
Took Ukulele lessons from Carolyn O.
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"My 8 yr old daughter had her first ukulele lesson last week. She absolutely loved it. Mitchell was very kind and patient with her. She liked him a lot and is excited to go back."
Nicki
Took Ukulele lessons from Mitchell C.
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"It was a No-Pressure first lesson so I’m looking forward to the next one."
Jane
Took Ukulele lessons from John B.
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