Ukulele Lessons in San Mateo, CA

Taking In-studio or in-home private lessons with a local teacher is the best way for beginners to get better at ukulele fast. Book now.

“Today is my opportunity to practice ukulele.”

Popular Ukulele Teachers in San Mateo, CA

Or other areas around you:

Judy G.

14 Reviews
San Mateo, CA
Starting at $50
  • BS Radio & TV Broadcasting from San Francisco State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Judy G.

14 Reviews
Book Now
Private Ukulele Teacher

Greetings!
I've been teaching ukulele for 15 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to tune the instrument and play easy chords and songs.

My lessons tailored to the student. We’ll create a Lesson plan with goals and a have live performance opportunity quarterly.

I typically use Hal Leonard books, as well as various other ukulele books and songs. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels. I can't wait to meet you!

About Judy

Greetings! Thanks for checking out my lessons. My name is Judy aka Groovy Judy. I'm a guitarist, singer, songwriter and performer. I've been playing guitar for 40 years and teaching private and group lessons for 16 years. I teach guitar, ukulele, beginning electric bass, beginning piano and songwr

Recent Reviews
Austin
Judy was very supportive, cheerful, and kind.
Molly
She's a good teacher . She also put up with me not knowing anything well.
Rodger R.
Started with some basics and built on that. Was very helpful in showing me tuning, proper hand positioning, and how to improve my fingering (those pesky notes). Got a lot for the first class and enough homework to keep me busy! Will be meeting again next week.

Taylor G.

3 Reviews
El Cerrito, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • BFA- Individualized (Sculpture, Sound, Community Art) from California College of the Arts
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile

Taylor G.

3 Reviews
Book Now
Private Ukulele Teacher

Chords, Songs, Frets, Strumming!

About Taylor

Taylor G. has been teaching lessons since 2014 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home or at her studio. Taylor has helped students play the ukulele, woodwork, paint/draw, build with clay, sing, and explore. Taylor G. received her training at California College of the Arts in 2

Recent Reviews
Ariana H.
Taylor is great with my 13 year old daughter. She is knowledgable, patient and nice.
Brian
Taylor, has been a very patient and perceptive teacher, helping me past the obstacles in my playing. She came up with exercises snd songs appropriate for the challenges i faced. I would strongly recommend her for a late beginner like myself.
Lily
great. my daughter had a first lesson with Taylor. she enjoyed it.

Mark B.

26 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Mark B.

26 Reviews
Book Now
Private Ukulele Teacher

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. I now perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started playing guitar at age 9, and recorded 2 si

Recent Reviews
Tomas
Best instructor ever
Scott F.
great slide lesson today - really patient and effective teaching - breaking the song down and getting into technique - thank you Mark!!
Richard D.
Great instructor, gave me tips that immediately improved my playing.

Meet Online Ukulele Teachers Serving San Mateo, CA

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Melissa M.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • History from University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Melissa M.

30 Reviews
Book Now
Online Ukulele Teacher

Beginning ukulele students will be taught the basics in a fun but productive way. I will teach a strong foundation so a student can move forward with confidence. Lessons would be individualized to focus on areas that need the most guidance.

You will learn the basics about rhythm, harmony, and melody and how they apply to ukulele. You will become fluent in the 12 basic keys to a degree where you can play simple songs in any of them.

About Melissa

I have been teaching since 2006 on a variety of topics. I graduated with an BA from the University of Wisconsin. My degree is in History with and emphasis on East Asian history. I've taught all age groups from age 2 up to retirees. My teaching experience includes one-on-one and group classes

Recent Reviews
Alexandra
Melissa is patient, explains the concepts very well, she is hands on and makes the lessons very entertaining and dynamic. The way she selects the material for her students she finds the right balance between effective learning, fun and interesting. We are very fortunate to have her as a piano teacher.
Sevval N.
She was so kind and helpful toward my kids for the fist day.
Youjia S.
My daughter struggled to stay focused for the whole one hour. It would be better to have video conference option so she can see the teacher.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Linda L.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Hebrew, Spanish, Hebrew
  • Teaching since 1979
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Linda L.

22 Reviews
Book Now
Online Ukulele Teacher

I have been teaching a variety of fretted stringed instruments, for over 25 years. Ukulele is a fun and easy instrument for beginners of any age to learn! I teach chords, strumming, finger-picking, and melody lines, and know lots of songs that are particularly good for the ukulele. Students may choose to learn to read music, or to read tablature, or just play by rote and from lesson videos. All of my lessons are customized to match each individual student's interests and preferred learning styles. (With very young children, I will have the child learn to play and sing popular children's songs.)

About Linda

I have been teaching music (guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, recorder, music theory, and classes for toddlers, preschoolers, school-aged children, and adults) for over 20 years. I am also a band/show director at the School of Rock! In addition to teaching music, I also tut

Recent Reviews
Nan -.
Linda is great. I left with a big smile on my face!
Dan T.
Linda is awesome. After 3 lessons I'm getting pretty good at a couple of basic rolls and have a song to work on. She is patient and knowledgeable, and has helped me get basic technique going. So far so good.
Megan K.
Linda was really awesome! I’m s complete beginner but she made me feel totally comfortable and at ease. Already working on a song! Looking forward to the next lesson!

Victoria W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Victoria W.

Book Now
Online Ukulele Teacher

Ukulele lesson are fun and exiting. We learn how to read music, play chords, strum, and much more. Soprano, tenor or concert ukulele.

About Victoria

I teach guitar, piano, violin and ukulele to anyone 5 or older! Lessons are fun and exciting, we are constantly learning! I am an enthusiastic, patient and motivated teacher.

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing ukulele teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream ukulele teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in San Mateo, CA

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in San Mateo 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 $175 per hour.
30 min
$38 average
45 min
$50 average
60 min
$62 average

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect ukulele teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each ukulele lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Ukulele Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_70171_pi_for%20compilation
"Very good and helpful. Super nice. Learned a lot after one lesson."
Faith
Took Ukulele lessons from Damien S.
Profile_234357_pi_zacharydeyo
"Zack is an amazing instructor. He brings a vast amount of knowledge and skillsets on guitar and ukulele. He is kind and very helpful. He encourages the student to go at the pace comfortable to them and he is very committed to the goals that students set for themselves. Thank you very much Zack for being patient and teaching me the skills. I plan to come back to take his lessons again."
Shanthala
Took Ukulele lessons from Zachary D.
Profile_192603_pi_E928D6E0-A27A-4E5B-AF21-80F7361F69F8
"Grant quickly recognized my level of understanding with chord movement (beginner to intermediate) and we analyzed a song together that will help me recognize chord motion in other songs. This will allow greater chord pattern recognition, and therefore memorization should come easier - which I really want to happen!
This is only my first lesson with Grant, so I likely won't write another review until I've had a few more."
Bill
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
307059_stdfmb2f8cdfdtts2dqg
"Now in my fourth week of ukulele lessons, I am thoroughly enjoying both learning to play the instrument and my weekly online lessons. Raymond is terrific, exceedingly likeable and encouraging. He also gives me quite a bit to practice between lessons, which keeps my hands on my instrument throughout the week. I am tremendously pleased with the decision to pursue online lessons through takelessons.com with Raymond this spring, and I expect I'll continue beyond the number of lessons I initially planned to take."
Emily
Took Ukulele lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
Profile_122524_pi_BC%20Sitting
"Brian was a great teacher! He I was well prepared and always on time. He was patient with me not remembering all the notes and simply said “it takes time” or “you’ll get it next time”.
Brianl loves music and shares that love in every lesson and in his overall teaching approach."
Virginia (Dee)
Took Ukulele lessons from Brian C.
312962_m46bj765yhj78skk873c
"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."
Ryan & Hazel
Took Ukulele lessons from Melissa F.
Profile_68143_pi_020Megan%26Bobby2014.jpg%20use%20for%20card
"Robert has been teaching our son (age 12) ukulele online for several months. He has done a terrific job, engaging him. Our son has been taking piano for 7 years, so he had a good musical foundation to build on. Robert has good bandwidth and high resolution mic & camera."
Christina
Took Ukulele lessons from Robert M.
218161_245380_1323198684
"Edwin very quickly identifies where you need help and sets you in the right direction using a friendly approach."
Jack
Took Ukulele lessons from Edwin I.
Profile_198733_pi_1149095371-img1-ab309e0a2f251d35
"This is my first experience with music lessons. Omar is very patient and supportive and knowledgeable. Very happy with him."
Ellen
Took Ukulele lessons from Omar W.
218161_245380_1323198684
"Edwin is Awesome!! And he was wonderful with my 5 year old. My son was a tad shy at first, but he warmed up pretty quickly. I was actually surprised he was using the pick by the time class was over! It went so well, we decided to book class twice a week instead of just once. :) We're looking forward to the next class. Thank you, Edwin!"
Lucas
Took Ukulele lessons from Edwin I.
View More
View Less

Popular Ukulele Articles from our Blog

7 Cool Ways to Make Your Own Amazingly Creative Ukulele

So you want to know how to make a ukulele? Whether you're feeling crafty on a rainy day, or you're ready to set aside some serious build time, you can find a DIY ukulele project that's right for you! 1. Cigar Box Ukulele This tutorial shows how to make an electric tenor ukulele using a cigar box and a few ukulele parts purchased online. Even with these simple components, you can fashion an instrument with a unique look and a great sound. Some of music's greats, including legends like B.B. …

By Megan L.