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Ruben D.

30 Reviews
Vista, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music Education from UTEP
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Ruben D.

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Learn rhythm, chords, finger technique and improvisation to learn music of many styles.

About Ruben

Over the course of my musical career, I have had the opportunity to learn from many musicians. From University Professors to Street Corner Musicians, I have gathered much knowledge on how to play music. Applying that knowledge to my guitar playing has opened up many doors of opportunity and has ma

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Stephanie L.
GREAT TEACHER!!!
Nalani
My daughters first online lessons and a wonderful experience! Ruben is very engaging, friendly and knowledgeable. He is easy to contact, accommodating and quick to respond to questions. Would highly recommend!
Kevin and Ella M.
My 9-year-old daughter and 11-year-old son have been taking uke lessons for 3 weeks now and they really enjoy Ruben's style of teaching; so do we. He provides a great combination of making it fun while also really teaching them the foundations of music. They are already reading and writing some music and they enjoy doing their music homework. Most important, they are having fun at the lessons and while practicing at home.
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David B.

42 Reviews
La Mesa, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Jesse H.

73 Reviews
Del Mar, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Music from UCSD
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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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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Jason J.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Jason J.

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Online Ukulele Teacher

I've been teaching Ukulele for several years; it's an easy instrument to start but difficult to master. I can help you reach your goals.

About Jason

Jason received his Bachelor of Music from UMKC Music Conservatory and went on to receive his Masters Degree in Music Performance at the Rudi E Scheidt School of Music where he studied with Lily Afshar. Jason has won several competitions including the "Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Competition" and h

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Beata D.
Excellent
Mike J.
Great experience. Just 3 lessons and feel I am on the right path with Jason.
John Aldrich
Great first lesson. Can't wait for more

Wes F.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Bachelor of Arts from Asbury College
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Wes F.

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I find ukulele to often work better than guitar for many young students (typically years 10 and younger). When appropriate, the student can transition to guitar having increased hand strength and learned many of the concepts needed to excel. Of course, ukulele makes for a fun (and ultra-portable) instrument in its own right!

About Wes

I studied classical guitar and composition at Asbury College and later more in depth guitar studies rock, jazz, and classical at the Atlanta Institute of Music. I have been teaching steadily for the past ten years as well as spending my time with various other musical projects such as leading worsh

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Anna P.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $49
  • Speaks English and Russian
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Anna P.

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I love working with all types of students, whether they’re preparing for college auditions, just beginning the ukulele, or only looking to play for fun, and I also have experience with students with special needs. Please contact me through this website if you would like lessons, and I will respond within a day!

About Anna

I am a highly-skilled professional, certified musician. I offer lessons in piano, singing, ukulele, flute, saxophone, clarinet, violin beginners as well as group lessons in ear training and theory, piano and singing, Russian language lessons. My main instrument is piano, and I specialize in teac

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Cristina
Very good 👍
Whitney Z.
Cydni D.
Thanks Anna! Cydney enjoyed her lesson yesterday. You are a very talented teacher. See you next week!

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"My 8 year old son wanted to learn how to play the Ukulele. He's very active and it's difficult for him to sit still and pay attention, but Jordan was so kind and so patient with him. He learned so much, so fast! I would recommend Jordan to anyone of any age trying to learn how to play!"
Sean
Took Ukulele lessons from Jordan M.
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"It's only my first lesson, but it did exactly what I'd hoped. I'm excited about learning to play the ukulele, and I love Jeremy's approach in using songs that I am familiar with. Previously, I tried to teach myself from a manual of songs that didn't have meaning to me. Jeremy is clearly a seasoned, talented musician."
Kate
Took Ukulele lessons from Jeremy R.
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"I am a total beginner. No musical knowledge at all. Kirk is very patient, and is willing to explain things in detail."
John
Took Ukulele lessons from Kirk R.
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"My kids (ages 10 & 12) have had such a wonderful time learning with Noah. He is patient, kind, and encouraging as well as knowledgeable. He does a great job with beginners -- they are learning so many skills each week. And it has been such a blessing to us that he comes to our home!"
Sophie and Molly
Took Ukulele lessons from Noah T.
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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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"My 13 year old has never played and Ani was super patient and kind. Ani has a great way beginners and my daughter was absolutely delighted with her. She can't wait for her next lesson! I'm a happy momma!"
Sofia
Took Ukulele lessons from Ani K.
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"Right away, Athena eased my son's nerves with her gentle approach and quirky humor. She understands how to meet a student where he is and take it from there. No undo pressure. Only joy. It's exactly what we were looking for."
Alex
Took Ukulele lessons from Athena M.
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"Ian is enjoying the lessons so far! Thank you!"
Danielle
Took Ukulele lessons from Jordan M.
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"Damien is an excellent teacher! I would recommend him 100%. He is very professional and enthusiastic about music. Overall a great experience."
Jolymar
Took Ukulele lessons from Damien S.
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"Awesome guy!

He was eager to help me with anything he can. Courteous. Polite. Organized. Great teacher. Thanks Bobby!!!"
Christopher
Took Ukulele lessons from Robert M.
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