Ukulele Lessons in Penryn, CA

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Brett R.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Español
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
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Brett R.

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The basic "chord-families" will be taught first, followed by melodic runs on the 4-string fret board. Tuning is easy! see Guitar instruction.

About Brett

MUSIC INSTRUCTION AND ENJOYMENT ARE OFFERED. Very enthusiastic and experienced musician available for instruction offering the following: # In-depth written music theory coupled with an equivalent of ear training and tone recognition # Introduction to performance skills with instruments th

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Julie
I'm into my second month of weekly guitar lessons with Brett and can't believe how well I am playing already!! I've had some basic guitar lessons in the past but still very much a beginner. Brett knew precisely where to start and what I needed next to advance my playing, and broke it down into attainable steps. So far I've learned a good handful of strum patterns; I can finally play two songs pretty well and sing along; and I am in the rudimentary stage of learning to finger pick. Really love the fact that beautiful sounds are coming from my instrument! Highly recommend if you're ready to make the commitment to becoming a capable player.
Charlie E.
What a terrible experience. I signed up for lessons for my wife from Brett as a gift because he listed times that would work for my wife given that we have a young daughter, and have a hard time making time for lessons. Brett told us 3 days before the lesson that the time wouldn't work, then simply never showed for the rescheduled first lesson. Worse, he simply refused to do scheduling via email (he would leave voicemails and failed to return my wife's call when she called back as they were playing phone tag), and then told us he had another commitment during the slot we had supposedly reserved for him. Worse, he failed to update the site as he continually cancelled lessons and never showed up for scheduled times. I now have a huge hassle of getting a refund on the money I paid for lessons as opposed to a lovely gift for my wife. Life's too short and we're too busy for such an awful experience.
Scott P.
Great teacher for my young daughter

Brett has been a great teacher for my 5 year old daughter. She is just learning the basics of piano and Brett has been great at expanding her skill sets. She really enjoys practicing with him and actually looks forward to when he comes over every week!
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Tara L.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $38
  • Speaks English, Nepali, Thai
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA from University of Wisconsin- Madison
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Tara L.

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I learned from some great musicians out west that the ukulele can be really fun and have more range of notes too when tuned GDAE as a violin would be tuned. Ever since I learned that I have loved playing the ukulele and also have fun helping others to become well versed in playing many styles of music on there. One can play rhythm, melodies, improvise, write songs, play almost any style of music on a ukulele.

About Tara

I have a Masters in Education as well as having spent many years performing, teaching in one on one and group settings both privately and at music camps and festivals. I play and teach bluegrass, old time, blues, folk, Irish, and swing jazz styles. I like my students to really enjoy playing music an

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Stefan S.
Tara is a very knowledgeable and easy-going instructor. Her ability to teach theory in bite-sized chunks while keeping the lesson light and fun is extremely commendable. No grad-school music theory textbooks here, just color-coded fun. Her mnemonic devices are also hilarious. 6/5 stars
Stephen Z.
Great!
Aidan K.
The way Tara presents traditional tunes is straightforward and easy to digest, while staying as true to the tune as possible. Super friendly, and really easy to work with.
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John B.

108 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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John B.

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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 music

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Welton B.
John is great! He is very patient and encouraging. He break everything down so you can digest it.
Tony H.
Just completed my first 45 minute lesson with John. He was really down to earth, listened to what I wanted out of my lessons and we worked on those things. I feel like I’m already make progress.
Lucy
I took my first lesson with John this afternoon for the 45 minute session. He is very patient and knows how to teach very well. You will leave with homework that is applicable to your skill level and geared for improvement.
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Priscilla L.

53 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Priscilla L.

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First thing I do before first day of class is send out a welcoming greeting via email and call a few days before first lesson. We Briefly discuss and establishing the learning goals for the course based on the visual literacy,technical,and intellectual competencies the students should achieve by the end of a period is ideal for me to design the course or update an existing course for the student's desired outcomes. The syllabus and the schedule are completed along with a comprehensive strategy for what will take place during class. Music lessons include: warm ups, exercises, technical and theory work, solfeggio (sight-singing), ear training, repertoire musical coaching, composition writing, preparation for performances and more.

About Priscilla

Hi! I’m Ms. P., a music teacher who values a unique and creative approach to learning music. In my career, I’ve realized the importance of using a variety of teaching techniques catered to a student's learning style. From beginners to advanced, my goal is to guide students to create a fun and up

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JONATHAN
Priscilla (Ms. P) is a wonderful instructor. She is fun, engaging and enthusiastic; but also a serious motivator for my preteen. I especially appreciate the weekly lesson summary provided by Ms. P that detail what was accomplished in the lesson and emphasizing what was performed particularly well by my student. I highly recommend Ms. P to anyone interested.
Debbie
Great fund of knowledge, enthusiastic, makes it fun to learn, and meets you where you are musically with encouragement to practice and make progress towards your goal. Really appreciate her unique approach to settle and center initially to make for a better experience during the lesson. Highly recommend.
Emily Y.
Emily enjoyed the lesson and learned a lot
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Lauren S.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $28
  • Speaks Italian, German, French, English
  • Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Capital University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Lauren S.

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I've been teaching ukulele for 5 years and it is one of my favorite instruments to play and teach! Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play several chords and as time goes on you'll be able to play the songs that interest you most. I specialize in pop music and typically use the Alfred Ukulele Method for Kids books or the Hal Leonard Ukulele Books for older students. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Lauren

Lauren has been teaching private lessons since 2013 and is currently available to teach lessons online. Lauren has helped students learn to read music, gain confidence and musical skills, land roles in community and school theater productions and be accepted to music programs at esteemed colleges an

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Elyce
Lauren is a great teacher for voice and ukulele. She takes her time and is patient. Lauren looks for solutions to difficult chords. So glad to have her as a kind and caring and informative teacher!
Laura
Lauren is an excellent teacher! She is very knowledgeable as well as, positive and encouraging. I am a music educator with a master's degree in music education and I highly recommend Lauren.
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Stephanie A.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Stephanie A.

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Ukulele can be a great first instrument for young music lovers! Perfect for little hands, the ukulele gives students the opportunity to practice playing a string instrument! Kids will be learning chords from their first lesson and may be surprised to find out how many popular songs can be played on a ukulele! I am a laid back and fun teacher and kids can learn in a low-pressure environment with lots of encouragement and support from me! *Group lessons available by request*

About Stephanie

Hi, there! My name is Stephanie and I can't wait to meet you! I am a singer/songwriter with more than 25 years personal experience. I wrote my first song when I was 12 years old and was singing before I could talk. I have been playing the guitar since I was 15 years old. I studied Fine and Performin

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Nora
Great intro lesson for our 6 year old! She had fun and Stephanie was very patient and great about reviewing the material multiple times
Hia M Weitzman
Stephanie is wonderful! She is engaging, encouraging, enthusiastic and fun! She is also patient and really takes the time to assess her students and give explicit direction to move them forward. My daughter has come a long way in just 4 lessons! Great choice!!

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The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Penryn 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 $130 per hour.
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Jesse's teaching style is a balanced combination of structure and flexibility. From each session to the next, the topics that we work on get unravelled. I believe it is planned that way so that I can absorb the concepts bit by bit. However, Jesse is flexible enough to teach me what I want to learn and to adapt to my learning pace. I see a lot of value in working with Jesse and I will try to make room in my schedule to continue my lessons with him."
Lynna
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse M.
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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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"Today was my first lesson with Chris. Things went very well. I'm not new to music, but I'm a complete beginner on the ukulele. Chris is taking that knowledge and putting together a lesson approach that will teach me how to play the ukulele well, and help me to achieve my goals. I look forward to many more productive lessons with Chris as I sense he is a great teacher."
Scott
Took Ukulele lessons from Christopher B.
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"I am such a newbie.
Instructor was very patient with me.
...ask me again after lesson number 20"
Mike
Took Ukulele lessons from Jordan D.
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"Matt is great! Patient and knowledgeable! I'm learning pretty quickly!"
Lou
Took Ukulele lessons from Matt L.
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"I so appreciate Chrissy's patience and instruction. Her tips on on muscle memory and how to use resources to improve technique were very valuable. I highly recommend her!"
Christine
Took Ukulele lessons from Chrissy D.
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"Just what I was looking for!"
Russ
Took Ukulele lessons from Phillip Z.
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"Greg is such a patient, kind teacher."
Annamaria Maier
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"Zach is the perfect match for me. He's intelligent, patient and imparts not too much information so I was relaxed and learned much and already see progress from my first lesson. I made a great choice."
Loyce
Took Ukulele lessons from Zachary D.
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"I love the fact that Megan manages to balance exercises that are really fun and easy for me as well as some which are harder and which I need to work on. She adjusts the pace to my abilities and I always feel I have accomplished something after our lessons, which is great.
She lets me chose songs, but always has suggestions, if I don't."
Linda
Took Ukulele lessons from Megan W.
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