Ukulele Lessons in Placentia, CA

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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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Nils B.

44 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Dutch
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Guitar Institute of Technology from Musician's Institute
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Nils B.

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About Nils

Whether you're a beginner or more advanced, age 5 or 500, in my experience, with even a few minutes of consistent daily practice anyone can learn music. Maybe your goal is to simply learn to play your favorite songs or maybe you want to learn to write your own music, improvise, or perform live. L

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John
Nils is an extremely knowledgeable and accomplished instructor. He has extraordinary patience and excellent teaching skills. Coming from an adult student with high expectations, Nils has constantly delivered instructional value far beyond beyond what my paid "app" lessons were able to teach me. I highly recommend you give Nils a shot if you want to take your guitar playing to the next level.
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Susana
Nils is extremely knowledgeable and explains concepts thoroughly and patiently. He’s very much mastered both teaching and performing his craft and is equal parts artistic and technicality minded, a balance most of my previous creative instructors lacked, and one I believe plays an integral part in teaching a craft well.

Chris V.

21 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Associate of Music from Pierce Community College
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner
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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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Alexandra S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Lee University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Alexandra S.

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Self-taught player of six years. This instrument is a perfect choice for amateur musicians, especially those looking to accompany themselves while they sing. Very simple to pick up, and great for small hands! I individualize my lessons to the student's preferred styles of music, but all receive a foundation in chords, melody, finger technique, and strum patterns.

About Alexandra

I am a Hampton Roads native holding a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Lee University (Cleveland, TN). I am licensed to teach instrumental and vocal music to grades K-12 and have seven years' experience privately teaching students ages 4 to adult. I currently teach elementary Strings classes

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Meg L.
Very helpful first lesson. Alexandra is a very nice person who knows how to teach music effectively. I look forward to the next lesson.

Chris V.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Associate of Music from Pierce Community College
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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.
Martha A.
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Vivian L.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Music Education from East Carolina University
  • Teaching since 2013
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Vivian L.

21 Reviews
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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!

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Placentia, CA

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Placentia 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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"Great teacher. Very knowledgeable. And a lot of fun!"
Elizabeth
Took Ukulele lessons from Karney S.
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"Ms. Taylor is a wonderful teacher and our 6 year old son looks forward to his ukulele lessons with her. As an educator myself, one that is affiliated with the International Baccalaureate Organization, I recognize and appreciate her patience and flexibility. She nicely balances these traits with focus and firm enough presence to keep a 6 year focused through an on-line lesson. We are very happy with the lessons and our son's progress."
Adam
Took Ukulele lessons from Susan T.
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"So much fun! Learning so much :)"
Leah Greenstein
Took Ukulele lessons from Jordan M.
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"Teresa is an excellent music teacher!
My daughter received a ukulele as a gift from her grandparents. My husband and I wanted her to take lessons, but we were hesitant. She had taken music lessons previously, with a different instructor, with little success and mostly frustration. But then we found Teresa.......
Teresa took the time to learn about my daughter's strengths and weaknesses, and planned her lessons accordingly. She utilizes several different teaching modalities into her lessons (visual, auditory, kinesthetic) with amazing results. Teresa is a truly dedicated teacher who is both knowledgeable and passionate about what she does. My daughter looks forward to each lesson!"
Larissa
Took Ukulele lessons from Teresa Y.
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"She's lesson is very efficient and fun! Can't wait next lesson!"
Yuki
Took Ukulele lessons from Judy G.
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"Had a great first lesson! I wasn't sure what to expect from an online music lesson, but Carolyn is a great teacher and I could hear the difference after a single lesson."
Talitha
Took Ukulele lessons from Carolyn O.
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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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"Steven is very easy to get to know. He connects on a personal level and works in detail with his students. He explained things so I could understand and achieve. I would highly recommend him to anyone. His knowledge is vast and he knows how to share it."
Will
Took Ukulele lessons from Steven F.
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"Zach is sincere, kind, and so very knowledgeable musician! He makes my lesson fun, even when Im not as prepared as I want to be."
Cindy Dauphin
Took Ukulele lessons from Zachary D.
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"Lisa was great virtually with my 7 year old daughter. She had a blast and can’t wait until next week. Lisa was clear with direction and very engaging!"
Avery
Took Ukulele lessons from Lisa C.
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