Ukulele Lessons in San Mateo, CA

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Thomas B.

Oakland, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Thomas B.

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I've been playing various stringed instruments in different ensembles for the last 15 years. I studied electronic music composition and recording at UC Santa Cruz. *** Lesson Details *** I want to encourage students to explore new musical frontiers including and building upon the styles of music a

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Brian C.

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Pacifica, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brian C.

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Ukulele is getting really popular. I love the ukulele because it's so portable you can bring it with you wherever you go. I played jazz standards in a band on Ukulele, but I would be happy to transcribe any song that you want to play to the uke and go from there!

About Brian

My name is Brian C. and I've been featured in the Berkeley Folklore Archive for songwriting! I am a creative person who is adept at a number of musical instruments. While I don't play them all, I would certainly like too. I have a music degree and I would love to teach your student anything from

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Jane D.
Brian is great for kids and adults!

My 10-year-old showed interest in learning piano, and Brian is great! My 8-year-old thought it looked fun, so we added him, and Brian does a great job with him. In fact, my 40-something husband was so impressed, he signed up, too! Brian is terrific with all of them. Everyone is learning at his own speed and each is improving. Brian adeptly teaches according to skill, interest, aptitude, and attitude. I'm so impressed! I heartily recommend for anyone looking for a music teacher.
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
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Jesse M.

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Beginner
I'm not currently taking beginner guitar students, but I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62

Intermediate
Learn about common variations of the tonalities you already know and start to venture into more complex rhythm ideas like polyrhythms. Also start to build the chops to learn parts more accurately when learning songs.

Advanced
Expand into more complex polyrhythms as well as asymmetrical meters. Also expand harmony and melody to include modes and chromaticism. Push your skills through original creations or original arrangements of existing material.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.

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Melissa F.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Melissa F.

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Ukulele is a great instrument to learn if you want to accompany yourself or another singer. It's fairly easy to learn, and very fun as you progress!

About Melissa

I have been studying and performing music for the majority of my life, starting with piano in the third grade. I started singing in choirs in high school and continued studying voice throughout college. I have a classical background and moved to jazz voice as an undergraduate at California State Un

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William Schmalzel
My ukulele mentor was extremely knowledgeable regarding the intricacies of various music formats. She broke down complex details into language that I could understand. She challenged me with next steps and was kind to make me feel accomplished.
Ryan & Hazel H.
This is mine and my daughters first time taking music lessons. Melissa is patient with my daughter and very knowledgeable. After five lessons with Melissa I feel we are on the right track to accomplishing our ukulele goals.
Lynnette
My wife enjoyed her first ukulele lesson and is looking forward to going again next week.
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Nicole C.

121 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Master's from Dowling College
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Nicole C.

121 Reviews
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Students will learn to tune their instruments, play chords and how to play/read melodies. Learn great songs and feel the spirit of a tropical island while you learn. Choose your own songs or I can suggest songs. Let the fun begin!

About Nicole

Nicole began her musical journey on Long Island, New York when she began piano lessons at age five. While receiving training on piano, she joined her elementary school orchestra in the 3rd grade and quickly soared with violin. During this period, Nicole began learning music theory and the art of

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Had so much fun. She is a 'rock star'!!
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Kevin F.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded 1st prize- Georgia Music Teachers Association Competition from GMTA
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Kevin F.

5 Reviews
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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

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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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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in San Mateo, CA

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in San Mateo 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.
30 min
$37 average
45 min
$49 average
60 min
$61 average

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"Jessica was so engaging and supportive from a far! After one lesson my very beginner 7 year old daughter left singing Mary Had A Little Lamb and wanting to practice and show off what she has learned!"
Taylor
Took Ukulele lessons from Jessica R.
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"Jesse is a great teacher! I am a novice Ukelele player. On our first lesson he was able to perceive what I knew and what I needed to progress. I’ve had fun each day working the exercises he gave me. Looking forward to further lessons and learning more!"
Jennifer
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
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"Jude says it was fun. He liked his teacher."
Jude
Took Ukulele lessons from Camden O.
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"Adam does a great job of adjusting to the student's level of experience. I'm a beginner with some minimal uke experience, and he adjusted the pace of the lesson accordingly. I especially like his emphasis on contemporary music; he seems to have fun with music which, as someone who endured years of strict classical piano training as a kid, I find very refreshing."
Tamar
Took Ukulele lessons from Adam C.
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"I thought Zach was well informed, well spoken and has genuine passion for teaching."
Camille
Took Ukulele lessons from Zachary D.
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"Awesome; Justin is so kind, positive and helpful. It was a lot of explanation, but that is understandable for a first session. I learned some helpful technique and I feel great about working with Justin!"
Grace
Took Ukulele lessons from Justin M.
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"Zach was the best ukulele teacher we could have asked for. He personalized the lessons around my 12 year old’s progress and interests, was easily relatable and highly knowledgeable, was always accommodating if lesson times needed to be changed, communicated after all lessons about how they went and what to work on and went above and beyond giving us a digital copy of his book and offering extra help if ever needed. We highly recommend Zach!"
Anne
Took Ukulele lessons from Zachary D.
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"Eric is a very kind and patient teacher. I took lessons from him , as well as my 7 and 9 year old grandsons. We have all learned a lot from him. Eric is very flexible to change dates and times to meet our needs. I hate to discontinue my lessons but must due to health issues. My grandson’s have many other interests but may return to lessons at some point. I highly recommend Eric for adults and children alike."
Gavin & Liam
Took Ukulele lessons from Eric L.
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"Jason is very patient and encouraging.
I always feel better about my pace after our lesson."
Teresa
Took Ukulele lessons from Jason M.
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"Great. Knowledgable teacher"
Brian
Took Ukulele lessons from Benjamin K.
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