Ukulele Lessons in Rancho Santa Fe, CA

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Jesse H.

81 Reviews
Del Mar, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 picki

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Flavio S.
Great first class with Jesse! He was very nice, patient and knowledgeable.
Kathy W.
Jesse is an excellent instructor- very patient and encouraging- highly recommend
Stephanie D.
Jesse is the best he is so nice

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Daniel G.

22 Reviews
Escondido, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Daniel G.

22 Reviews
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I will show them how to play chords notes tablature strum patterns fingerpicking patterns how do follow the chords play them in the song

About Daniel

Music lessons should be fun and focus on what you want! I am willing to travel to you or welcome you to my studios: Reseda pr Canoga Park. I travel to homes San Diego and Los Angeles Counties. What is your goal? School or Church choir? Musical programs?Learn to Cantor or lead songs at Church/S

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Mr. G goes over and above to help me pursue my interests. He helped me sing through a difficult time while my voice was changing. He supports me at performances and never fails to make me laugh. Working with him has been a fantastic experience and I feel that I have grown so much.
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Ruben D.

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

31 Reviews
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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. I am skilled at taking complicated ideas and conveying them in an easy to understand manner for my students. My passion is being able to share my knowledge and experiences with you so you will be able to

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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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Steven B.

39 Reviews
Coronado, CA
Starting at $47
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Steven B.

39 Reviews
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Mr. Steven B is the professional top-notch music teacher on the three big instruments!
~ Great Piano Teacher!
~ Awesome Guitar Teacher!
~ Supreme Voice Teacher!
You may take lessons on two instruments if you wish... upon a star!

For now, you came here for ukulele lessons!

THE UKULELE - Steven B teaches famous songs on the ukulele for sing alongs.

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About Steven

Steven B, Instructor PIANO - GUITAR - VOICE For over 30 years, Steven B has been successfully teaching hundreds of students on piano, guitar, and voice. He has over 60,000 hours experience as a teacher, musician, and performer. He teaches all styles, ages and skill levels. Beginners are most certa

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Jackie H.
Steven is a great guitar teacher. He is very patient, but thorough. He is very good at explaining things. I look forward to my lesson every week.
Justina U.
Mr. Steve is a great blessing to my Child. My son has learnt a lot from his piano lessons and now plays piano in church.
Natalie S.
Awesome!
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David B.

43 Reviews
Lakeside, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Music, Acoustics and Recording from University of Salford
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David B.

43 Reviews
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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 ha

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Sara
He really took the time to see where I was in my playing, and gave me things to practice based on that assessment. I’m excited and ready for the next one.
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.
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Austin K.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Top 10 Instructors of 2021 from Lessons.com
  • Guitar from Music & Arts
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Austin K.

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Get started on your musical journey the right way! Most teachers will hand you a book and walk you through boring lessons. I have a more fun and better way of approaching Ukulele! Gain all the fundamentals, technique, music reading, chords, and more! In less time than most teachers can teach using a book. No one should be held back because of their teacher, so get started on the right path! One created just for you!

About Austin

I have been playing piano, guitar and ukulele since 2004. Since 2004 I've tutored others in music, including a high school piano class. Starting in 2017 I began teaching professionally. I evaluate how each student learns best. Set goals with them, and create a curriculum that is fun, exciting, an

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Sarah
Excellent and “on point” with intuitive abilities to instruct each student!
Matthew
We received our first lesson with Austin and look. Forward to many more. He connected very well with our son’s learning abilities and seems to love what he does!
Angie
My son has been taking lessons for four years. Austin is very patient and relates instruction well online. I highly recommend him!

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Rancho Santa Fe, CA

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Rancho Santa Fe 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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"I always looked forward to Sean's lessons, even if I knew I hadn't practiced nearly enough because he always made the class's environment comfortable and conducive to learning--whether it be about the theory of my instrument, or background about a certain artist/song I'm interested in, or even figuring out how to combine music theory from various parts of the world and relate it to our lessons. He is well versed in a variety of musical topics which facilitated my transition from playing the piano to the ukulele. I thoroughly enjoyed my classes, always learned something new, and am excited to take more in the future :)"
Yeshwant
Took Ukulele lessons from Sean S.
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"Yes we did it. Greg was very patient a d helpfull on setting up. Peter is happy."
Peter
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"Mike is great. Very thorough and chill."
Ben
Took Ukulele lessons from Michael R.
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"Loved working with Edwin. Looking forward to more lessons with him."
Nancy
Took Ukulele lessons from Edwin I.
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"Ian is enjoying the lessons so far! Thank you!"
Danielle
Took Ukulele lessons from Jordan M.
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"Awesome! Very welcoming and extremely patient."
Aysha
Took Ukulele lessons from John B.
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"Phillip is very patient and kind. Phillip gives you confidence that you are doing fine/good, which at times I don't feel like I am doing good. He takes away the frustration of learning something new and gives you the confidence that yes you can learn something new. So far so good"
Bonnie
Took Ukulele lessons from Phillip Z.
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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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"Evie came back very proud of what she learned in her first lesson & excited for more."
Evie
Took Ukulele lessons from Lyle R.
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"Noah is a great teacher! He has taught me so much. When I started learning ukulele i had know idea how to do it. But now i can actually play songs. Even when i get something wrong he is patient with me and helps me through it."
Sabine
Took Ukulele lessons from Noah T.
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