Ukulele Lessons in Oakland, CA

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Judy G.

14 Reviews
San Mateo, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
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Judy G.

14 Reviews
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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.

Mark B.

26 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • No degree from University Of The Pacific
  • 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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Rhonda S.

45 Reviews
Hayward, CA
Starting at $30
  • Minor from California State University, Hayward
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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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.

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Rachel G.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor's in Music--Violin Performance from University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Rachel G.

42 Reviews
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Online Ukulele Teacher

You decide what we learn--we can start with learning to read and play from a book for steady, foreseeable progress and goals, or simply start with the chords of your favorite songs from the radio--we can even learn tab--or all three! In our first lesson, we will discuss what your personal goals are for the ukulele and formulate a plan for your individual success, based on the type of music YOU want to learn.

Students describe me as patient, fun, and encouraging, and as your teacher, you can expect me to work with you from where you are, and with subjects and curriculum that match what you are interested in learning. *Please check my availability before signing up, as my time slots are quickly filling up!* I look forward to meeting you! Call Take Lessons today to sign up!

About Rachel

I have played and studied music for 30 years, performing internationally and appearing with groups on local and national radio and television, and have had the good fortune to share the stage and even record with some very talented individuals! As for teaching, I've taught hundreds of students o

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Robyn
Great instructor. Awesome personality and easy to work with. Looking forward to more lessons!!
Brett Telford
Rachel is great. She takes the time to get to know you, she is patient and she tailors the content to your specific needs and wants.
Maria B.
Rachel was very nice and her she really took the time to get to know me. Her lesson was very thorough and in only the first lesson I’ve learned a lot. I highly recommend Rachel for those who want to learn or play violin!
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Loren P.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Bachelor’s of Art: Romance Languges, Spanish & French from University of Georgia
  • Awarded Grand Prize Straight Talk $5000 from Straight Talk Phone Service Provider
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Loren P.

14 Reviews
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I play guitar, ukulele, charango, piano, and I sing! I've been a musician since 2000, and I've successfully turned a hobby into something my husband and I have been doing full time for several years. For beginners, something that works best is taking a song that you LOVE and turning it into your anthem on the instrument of your choice. So pick your song and message me!

About Loren

I'm an artist, musician, and language aficionada. I have a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Georgia, graduating with honors as a Magna Cum Laude in Spanish and French Linguistics. I am fluent in both languages. One thing I love about teaching is bringing the arts into the process of learnin

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Mary S.
Loren is an amazing teacher. She is patient, kind and caring. She listened to what I needed in preparation for going to Valencia Spain and then customized the lessons. I think we had a lot of fun together as I slowly began to catch on to the dialect of eastern Spain. BTW - she also knows French! I wish her the very best as she continues teaching others!

Aisling M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Russian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Aisling M.

3 Reviews
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I have been teaching ukulele for 2 yrs, with experience working with individuals and groups. I love working with all ages! As a board-certified music therapist, I also have extensive training for working with people with disabilities. Whether you have some experience or you are brand new to the ukulele, I am excited to help you improve your skills with reading and playing from chord charts, experimenting with different strumming patterns and techniques, accompanying your voice or another instrument, reading written notation and fingerpicking, and playing full songs quickly! I find the most successful students have input in their musical journey, so I am eager to hear about your desires and goals so that I can customize my approach to motivate you and nurture your growth. Most of my materials are open source, so the cost of books (if any) will be minimal, depending on your desired focus. I am so thrilled to start uking with you!

About Aisling

I am a music teacher, music therapist, singer, pianist, guitarist, and English Teacher. I graduated with my Bachelor’s in Music Therapy from the University of Georgia, with a focus in classical voice, and a minor in TESOL. I am familiar with the online learning environment, having been an online st

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Daria
Aisling is an amazing teacher! She is very motivating, patient and explains things very well. Within a few days I was comfortable enough to play and sing a whole song in my own and I am now able to pick up new songs a lot quicker. She has taught me some great basic techniques which I’m able to apply to many songs. Although our lessons started in-home, I am looking forward to continuing our lessons online and improving on my techniques even more. Thanks Aisling!
Eline
Aisling is a very supportive and enthusiastic teacher. She knows what she is talking about and one can easily tell how much she loves music. She does not hold back on giving compliments and she is almost happier about a succeeding piece than I was myself. She is very easy going which makes it easier to take instructions from her. The lessons were nice and relaxed; something you really want when learning how to play an instrument.
English is not my first language but she made it understandable. And during the lessons there was always room for some laughter and jokes.
I would definitely recommend Aisling as a teacher.
Mark Johnson
Aisling has been a delightful, dynamic, and polished professional from the start. We asked that she would come once (sometimes twice) a week to give lessons to my nephew who was living with us at the time. Jordan (our nephew) was 2 at the time. I believe it was very helpful and useful for us. Now, Jordan is back in India and is 4 years old. His comprehension of English and all of his locally-spoken languages is incredible. I'd highly recommend her services to everyone.

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Oakland, CA

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Oakland 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 $175 per hour.
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"Greg was and is one of the most talented guitar and bass players I’ve met. He’s able to explain and show easy ways to grasp the techniques to make a better player. I enjoyed the time during the lessons."
Nate
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"Matt is an awesome teacher. He quickly assessed my skill level and met me there with new song covers, new strum patterns, and finger picking tutorials. As an intermediate ukulele-ist who's beginning to explore songwriting, I feel very fortunate to have crossed paths with Matt. He encourages me to share my work, and jams along, opening up rhythmic and harmonic possibilities I wouldn't think of on my own. In home recording technology is also a huge perk!
Very fun teacher, highly recommended!"
Sandra
Took Ukulele lessons from Matthew K.
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"Brandi was so patient and very informative. My daughter can’t wait for her next lesson."
Aryssa
Took Ukulele lessons from Brandi B.
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"Jesse is a wonderful coach and teacher. We really enjoyed our time with him.

Thanks Jesse"
Wyatt
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
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"Grant continues to be an excellent teacher for this beginner ukulele player. It's been years since I have practices music, and he is so patient as I try to re-learn how to read and play music. I highly recommend him as a teacher, and I look forward to learning more disciplines from him (including meditation and astrology!)"
leslie
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"Jude says it was fun. He liked his teacher."
Jude
Took Ukulele lessons from Camden O.
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"Jesse has been a great guitar/ukulele teacher for our daughter. He keeps the lessons interesting by introducing new and hip music. He is patient and always punctual. Da Best! :)"
Pam
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
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"Jason is so helpful. I had a lot of questions and he is very patient."
Teresa
Took Ukulele lessons from Jason M.
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"Happy Teachers Day! You are a great ukulele instructor and make learning fun. I am having a great time. Thank you for your patience and encouragement. Keep on plucking :)"
Bonnie
Took Ukulele lessons from Phillip Z.
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"David is very patient and kind especially since this was my first ukulele lesson ever."
Mary Jo Patrick
Took Ukulele lessons from David B.
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