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Mark B.

29 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • No degree from University Of The Pacific
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mark B.

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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. Now I am a bandleader and perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started taking guitar lessons a

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Amit Dubey
Mark is a great instructor. Chill dude and lots of fun to work with. Loads of musical knowledge, and a ton on handy tips. If you ask nicely, he'll even teach you to play the uke behind your back or with your teeth.
Serena C.
Mark is an awesome instructor who makes learning the ukulele fun. I feel like I've already learned so much in the 7 classes I've taken. He is patient, creative, and easy to learn from.
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Jesse T.

10 Reviews
Oakland, CA
Starting at $50
  • Bachelors of Music 2020 (Classical Guitar Performance) from Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester.
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jesse T.

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Jesse began studying guitar at the age of ten, and in his studies has developed an unwitting passion for playing and teaching. Bay Area native Jesse has studied with classical guitarist Angel Miguel Lejarza Leo, flamenco guitar virtuoso Jason McGuire, and has worked under the mindful instruction of classical guitarist Nicholas Goluses at the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, New York. There Jesse completed his Bachelors in Music (Classical Performance) with distinction, and was honored with a Performer’s Certificate, demonstrating excellence in guitar performance. During his undergraduate studies, Jesse performed in masterclasses led by the prestigious GFA winner, Tengyue Zhang, and Bach expert, Paul Galbraith. His time at Eastman has given him a strong background in music theory; he is an advocate for the written and aural analysis of music, and stresses the importance of composition and instrumental exploration. As a performer and teacher, Jesse specializes in ...

About Jesse

I love music and have been composing and performing for many years. And although I love to compose and perform, teaching is probably my favorite aspect of working in music. I get the most joy in teaching when an individual learns something new, or when things start to "click" so to speak. Further, I

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Pranidhi
Jesse is an excellent teacher. He is calm, warm and incredibly patient with my 6 year old daughter. After having a thoughtful discussion about how we should start lessons, we agreed on an approach that would further encourage her natural enthusiasm for music. She loves it. Jesse has also been very flexible with offering zoom and in person classes. I have been really impressed with how well he holds my daughter’s attention even over zoom. He is a wonderful teacher and I could not recommend him more.
Lily
Jesse masters the art of making teaching be FUN! He is an incredible musician, but knows how to connect with kids to open up their world to love and learn music. My 6 year old son and 7 year old daughter both do ukulele lessons with Jesse, and it’s a highlight of their week. As a parent, I’m excited to have them learning an instrument, and at the same time, I see it building their confidence too. Being brave to practice singing and playing the instrument, despite feeling nervous about it. Jesse has a beautiful way of connecting to the kids with humor and encouragement, so they feel both comfortable and confident. I’m so happy we started music lessons with Jesse, and honestly cannot recommend him enough!!
Patrick Kennedy
Jesse structures lessons for the skill of the student and the direction the student wants to go in. Emphasizing the students abilities. He is knowledgeable in all aspects of music. Jesse explains concepts well and also ensures the student understands what is being thought. Great guitarist and great teacher.
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Rhonda S.

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

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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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wenze L.

Daly City, CA
Starting at $78
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2011
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wenze L.

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Full of passion of music. Sense of humor. Patient and nice. 10+ years teaching experience. 10+ years orchestra playing experience.

About wenze

Patient and nice teacher base on San Francisco bay area. Speak both English and Mandarin. 10 + years teaching and performance experience. I'm not a strict teacher but I will always teach you a lot in every single class. Let me make your music dreams come true.

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Tara L.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Speaks Thai, Nepali, English
  • Awarded first place at many music competitions from Mt. Airy Fiddler's Convention, Maury River Fiddler's, Deer Creek Fiddlers, etc
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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In just 2 of 5 lessons, I am already better. Tara has helped me build some basic chord theory and knowledge that I never understood as a G, C, D guitarist. I have not taken lessons since I was 10 and took piano - at 48, lessons are not so intimidating. Looking forward to learning more!
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.
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Kevin F.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Kevin F.

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Taking Ukulele with me is unique because not only do I teach strumming techniques and songs, I also teach melody playing, harmony playing, and fingerpicking. For those that are interested: I also teach music theory to the highest level. I have Bachelors and Masters in Classical Guitar and I teach at a Major University.

About Kevin

My name is Kevin and I am a professional musician, performer, and teacher with over 20 years experience. I have earned Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Classical Guitar and have taught at 4 colleges, at 1 of which I am still faculty. I play Guitar, Bass Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, beginner P

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Norman Griswold
Kevin is an excellent instructor. He supports your desires for playing with great understanding of what you need to improve to achieve your goals. He is also very personable and easy to work with. His experience gives him the ability to understand what is difficult and how to master those situations.
Henry Curran
Kevin has guided me along my guitar journey for over 5 years. He is a patient instructor with musical knowledge and a pedigree to match any level student. From classical to Blue Grass, Kevin will help you reach your playing goals.
Jody
I have been taking banjo lessons from Kevin for a couple of years. Kevin is a wonderfully talented instructor and a great musician himself! He shapes my lessons around practical use in performance, always encouraging and ever-challenging, but with plenty of patience and just plain fun. Trust me, you will not find a better teacher!

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"I totally enjoyed my class with Geoff. We immediately started my lesson with tuning the ukulele. Then we went over the cords and strumming. I have been researching on playing the ukulele and his explanation on the strumming was a lot better than the book. He is teaching me how to play by listening to the notes which is great because I would be able to play the Hawaiian music for my hula classes. In addition, his studio is only a 5 minute drive from my house, which means I don’t have to deal with traffic."
Cherry
Took Ukulele lessons from Geoff S.
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"Great lesson.challenging but encouraging. I love that Edwin gave me different ways to meet some finger limitations. Better yet, he showed me Thathe limitation didn’t exist with a little practice."
Carol
Took Ukulele lessons from Edwin I.
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"Greg is a top-notch instructor. He is experienced in and can instruct in several instruments. He has great performance experience and he is knowledgeable in theory to competently teach to an advanced level. He is also kind, personable, and works great with children, adults, and even family groups! Our family thoroughly enjoyed taking guitar and ukulele lessons from Greg. We would still be doing so if we hadn't moved. Thanks Greg!"
Gina
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"My Aunty is turning 80 this weekend and I decided to learn how to play Happy Birthday on the ukulele as a surprise for her. Jeff not only helped me accomplish my goal but also got me started on other songs as well. His patience and enthusiastic personality made the lessons not ony productive but personable as well!!! 2 thumbs up to an awesome instructor!!!!!"
James
Took Ukulele lessons from Jeff S.
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"Our daughter has taken classes with Nick as part of her after school program with a larger group of kids. After the COVID-19 situation she continued having classes via zoom, and she very much wanted to do so. We observed great progress in both her musical skills and her desire to continue engaging with the instrument, ukulele in this case. The transition between in person and online class went smoothly, and Nick's follow up emails made sure we are on track with topics covered as well as the homework. Nick has a lot of patience and he's ways of engaging with Students are at age appropriate.
We continued ukulele classes online in a small group (2x1) and we are absolutely happy with our decision to continue taking ukulele lessons with Nick."
Fadila
Took Ukulele lessons from Nick R.
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"My daughter (age 7) had her first ukelele lesson the other day with Kimberly. It was amazing! She had her singing and playing in no time. She built her confidence up as well. She was so excited after the lesson and can't wait for more! :)"
Luci
Took Ukulele lessons from Kimberly C.
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"I will have to remember what phrasing meant as a drummer!"
Scott
Took Ukulele lessons from Justin M.
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"I really like Greg because he is always teaching me new things, but it’s also really fun. I came in with a desire to learn more things about the ukulele and I did. I even started guitar recently and I have enjoyed it so much. He understand what I am struggling with and helps me fix what I am doing wrong."
Lainey
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"Jason is very friendly and personable. He started with the basics on chords on the ukulele and he was patient with me. I learned different ways to hold a chord, strumming, chord progressions, and beginning picking. I enjoyed learning so much in the short amount of time that the lesson went by quickly. I am going to sign up my son to go with me and have back to back lessons. Mahalo Jason!"
Percival Dalilis
Took Ukulele lessons from Jason M.
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"Love his method of teaching! Encourages you to your best abilities! Recommend!!!"
Nawal
Took Ukulele lessons from David L.
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