Ukulele Lessons in Santa Monica, CA

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Viviana J.

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North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 67; Female: 5 to 20
  • Bachelor of Music from Musicians Institute
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Viviana J.

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Would you like to play your favorite song on that ukelele you bought month ago? I can totally help you with it, I've been teaching the ukulele for about 2 years now and it doesn't matter what level you find yourself in, class by class we can improve our technique and musicianship with the ukulele and for sure have some fun playing. :)

About Viviana

Hello!!! I am a professional singer, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Musicians Institute College of Music in Los Angeles CA with a Bachelors of Music, specifically voice and a certification on Audio Engineering. Students can expect improvement week to week in their musical abi

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John S.
Viviana is great! She has the right skills to teach and a great voice!
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Vanessa G.

84 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Vanessa G.

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Chords and finger-picking will be studied to play favorite tunes.

About Vanessa

Bachelor's in musical theater performance from Columbia College Chicago. Audition prep (acting/singing) and vocal technique for clients since 2007. Master's in music therapy from NYU 2019. MT-BC, certified music therapist. Voice lessons: My critique during your lesson is always honest, so y

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Daniel Avina
Vanessa was a fantastic teacher and our daughter had a wonderful time learning with her. She was extremely patient and gave her some great exercises to do each week.
Jacob H.
Vanessa is very informative and very nice. She is always ok with answering questions. Highly recommend her.
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Mauricio O.

11 Reviews
Gardena, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mauricio O.

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If you’re a beginner or your son or daughter and you’re looking for easy, fun songs to help you get started I will open up a world of possibilities for your ukulele playing.

About Mauricio

Guitar instructor, producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with more of 10 years of experience in variety of musical genres. Completed studies at Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, CA. With record of success in teaching private guitar lessons as well some group lessons, composition, perform

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Maria
We purchased a 12-lesson package for my daughter as a Christmas Gift. My daughter is 14 years old, and after completing these lessons her love for music has grown. She had only taken a beginner's level course in piano and guitar prior to working with Mauricio. My daughter looked forward to every lesson, and would come home to keep practicing and improving her skills. We plan to work with Mauricio again in the near future and would highly recommend him!
Maria
3rd lesson so far, and my daughter has learned so much!! She enjoys her classes with Mauricio and looks forward to each class. Mauricio has a small home studio with various musical instruments. His experience and skill in teaching music is quite apparent and much appreciated!

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David D.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Most Unique Project Studio from Pensado Awards
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David D.

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"Learn the rules like a pro, then break them as an artist" - Pablo Picasso

As a music producer, mix engineer and artist, I understand the need for proficiency as well as the artistry. My approach to teaching is customized to each individual as we are not all the same. I pay close attention to how each person learns and work with what the student can excel in. When needed we will do drills or work on theory or break down your technique to overcome any obstacles. With my industry expertise, I can help you become a proficient musician and help develop your style and artistry.

I look forward to working with you!

About David

I am a multi-instrumentalist, music producer, and mix engineer who works with artists at varying levels developing their skills, creativity, and music. Over the course of nearly 2 decades playing in bands and working in music production, I know the skillset and mindset necessary to perform at a pro

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Grace S.
great experience for my daughter. David was very knowledgeable and supportive! Highly recommend
Kimberly
I'm re-learning the piano with David and he has changed my relationship to music for the better. After only a few lessons with David I've gotten a greater understanding of music theory than I had in my few years of early piano training. He is patient and flexible with his style of teaching. If it's taking me awhile to understand a concept he's good at explaining it more clearly. I definitely recommend him for learning the piano!
Christian J.
David is a highly skilled multi-instrumentalist and producer. I was introduced when he recorded an EP for my band and since then, we've spent many an evening talking about performing, recording, teaching and making music. He is kind, patient and extremely knowledgable about his craft. I always learn something new, interesting and immediately applicable to my playing when I work with him. I've had the privilege of sharing the stage with some of his students and they have always been exceptionally professional and prepared. I highly recommend David for lessons in whatever discipline you request - the crossover knowledge from all of his experiences will be invaluable to you.
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Marija (pronounced, "Maria") K.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Serbo-Croatian, English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Female Guitarist from Rock City Awards
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Marija (pronounced, "Maria") K.

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Ukulele is a beautiful little instrument that makes a joyful sound. Having taught Uke for over 10 years, I can help improve your technique while also assisting with any pieces you are preparing to record or for live performance.

About Marija (pronounced, "Maria")

Greetings from Marija (pronounced, "Maria")! Anyone who is curious about playing music or has a passion for it can learn. Whether you are an adult who is brand new at it (and you are NEVER "too old to start"), have been away from playing for a while & would like to get back into it, a performer

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Tina D.
She is soooo GREAT!!

She makes me feel so comfortable, and is a great teacher!
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Daniel E.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Awarded Fastest Growth from KMC/Musicorp
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Daniel E.

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I believe music lessons should be fun and engaging for students. I am excited to take you to the next level, whether you are an absolute beginner, intermediate, or advanced student. If you are interested in learning classical guitar, rock, jazz, heavy metal, or polka!

About Daniel

Teaching Background: * I have a record of success with students of all ages, backgrounds, abilities, and goals * I teach using a variety of methods and styles, including my own authored books * I owned a music academy for 10 years where I trained others to be successful instructors * I have a

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Teri C.
Great first lesson!
Kate
Great lesson! Daniel was patient, upbeat, and gave very understandable explanations. We covered quite a bit of ground at a pace that kept it all easy to handle. Now it's time to practice!
Diman T.
Studying with Daniel has been an incredible experience. He is very knowledgeable but also very flexible. Whatever aspect of your music adventure you are looking to improve, Daniel has a path for you to follow.

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Santa Monica, CA

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Santa Monica 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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$48 average
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"Very friendly, very professional and patient. My daughter is very excited for next class."
Anna
Took Ukulele lessons from Vivian L.
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"I think my son has accidentally rated Cole as 1 star. I would like to take that back. Cole is a very good teacher, fun and patient, with a great skill set"
Xun
Took Ukulele lessons from Russell P.
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"Edwin is a great teacher! I like his technique of teaching. He finds the way to work with your level, and he also looks for different ways to transmit the information. He makes sure you understand, and that you are motivated.
Thank you very much! I feel I have advanced a lot since my first class, and I'm looking forward to keep learning!"
Andrea
Took Ukulele lessons from Edwin I.
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"Great teacher. Patient and I could see my progress"
Jasper
Took Ukulele lessons from Chuck M.
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"Jordan was amazing! He was so nice and very professional. My 10 yr old daughter really liked him. He brought some ukulele books and left one for my daughter to practice with-she is looking forward to her next lesson!🙂"
Taylor
Took Ukulele lessons from Jordan M.
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"Unlimited patience! And that's on top of seriously knowing the instrument -- and how to get a rank beginner like me to play it. (Sort of. :) Highly recommended!"
Pete
Took Ukulele lessons from John B.
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"As a beginner, Zelda makes lessons fun. She has a great singing voice as well. But she really helps to breakdown the components to make playing the Uke. From rhythm to strumming to chords, she helps make it easy and a real joy.

Ken C."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Zelda S.
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"My two sons (ages 8 and 6) have been taking ukulele lessons with Nick Russo via Zoom for about 5 months. I have been very impressed with the lessons in every way. He is teaching them ear training, reading music, and technique on the instrument. He is clearly an extremely talented musician, and he is an amazing teacher (I am speaking here as a teacher with many years of studying music in my background). He is able to hold their focus for the entire lesson and redirect them if needed; he breaks the lessons into small chunks to keep them engaged throughout; he mixes music they know with pieces he’s chosen so they are always excited about what they are playing; and he is always positive and patient with them."
Laura
Took Ukulele lessons from Nick R.
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"My daughter took her first lesson today. She was very exited, said it was fun and can't wait for the next lesson. She practiced all night after the class."
Elyana
Took Ukulele lessons from Lee Q.
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"Fantastic with my 6-year old. A natural; love her approach."
Kayla
Took Ukulele lessons from Francesca V.
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