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Karen D.

34 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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Karen D.

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Ukulele:
Sometimes abbreviated to uke, it is a member of the lute family of instruments; it generally employs four nylon or gut strings or four courses of strings. Some strings may be paired in courses, giving the instrument a total of six or eight strings. The ukulele originated in the 19th century as a Hawaiian adaptation of the Portuguese machete, a small guitar-like instrument, which was introduced to Hawaii by Portuguese immigrants, mainly from Madeira and the Azores. The tone and volume of the instrument vary with size and construction. Ukuleles commonly come in four sizes: soprano, concert, tenor, and baritone. If you just want to play songs I'm happy to teach you the songs you love. I can also teach you to become a musician by teaching from the beginning with the very basics of finger placement, reading, notes, rhythms, songs, scales, theory and improvisation....or, we can do both!

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
Aidan V.
Karen was great!
Carter
This teacher misrepresented her ability to teach the C system chromatic button accordion. I don't believe that she has ever played one. I asked her before purchasing a set of classes if she knew this instrument and was competent to teach it, and she said she was.

She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.

I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.
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Rodrigo R.

23 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rodrigo R.

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fingerpicking and harmony concepts.

About Rodrigo

With an associates degree from El Camino, and lots of musical studies in Mexico, I have been fortunate to tour through the States and through my country. My lessons include real working tips for the real life, keeping it fun as the material is created for your specific needs. I am a multi-instrument

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Connor Bulakites
Rodrigo is very knowledgeable and helpful—he helped make many concepts clear to me in only a few lessons. I am excited to practice and continue to improve my playing!
Mariano S.
Great first lessons
Cassidy
Rodrigo is an excellent instructor! He explains everything thoroughly and makes the accordion less intimidating to play.
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David D.

9 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David D.

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

Each student’s curriculum is individualized and adaptable to their level and interests. Songs are our greatest tool for teaching music, so students are encouraged to choose songs they love and want to learn. Besides, who wants to learn songs they don’t like?

About David

David is a multi-instrumentalist, music producer, mix engineer, and music instructor who works with artists and students at varying levels developing their skills, creativity, and music. After nearly 2 decades of studio work and live performance gigs, David has an understanding of the skillset and m

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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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Austin K.

7 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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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. Years of experience, and a lot of time to work on playing has made me develop a massive love for music. I started professionally teaching music in 2017. I take pride in my students, and I understand everyone learns differently. That is why

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Demir
Austin has been great teaching my 8 year old ukulele. He is patient with the struggles of a young beginner. He takes a nice pace without rushing, but also keeps my kid focused, which is no easy task. Learning an instrument over video, rather than in person, is an extra challenge, but Austin is good at observing, demonstrating, and talking through hand positioning and other nuances despite being over a screen. I also appreciate the lesson notes, and links to materials!
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Jerry M.

13 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Music Ed from Valdosta State University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jerry M.

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My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands. It all one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not having fun while learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND educational at the same time. I have had many parents tell me I'm one of the best teachers they have ever seen. (A couple of them were public school teachers themselves). I truly want my students to succeed and I will do everything in my power to help them accomplish that!

About Jerry

My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands/groups. They all had one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not enjoying learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND e

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Savannah M.
Went way above and beyond to work with my son and help him with the things that he struggled with. We are very pleased and thankful to Mr. Jerry.
Michelle
Extremely unprofessional to abruptly cancel scheduled/paid lessons without the courtesy of a message or any notice because this instructor was unhappy with a 12-year-old child's progress. Very surprised by and disappointed in the manner in which he handled this situation, certainly could have been handled with more respect and maturity.
Julie
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Mary-Elizabeth H.

45 Reviews
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  • Speaks Danish, French, Spanish
  • Awarded String Department Special Achievement Award from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Mary-Elizabeth H.

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Beginner-intermediate lessons for children or adults.

Music lessons with me are FUN! I am here to help you learn and support you along your journey.

My teaching method is special because it is tailored very specifically to your needs. You are welcome if you're brand new to ukulele or if you've played for a few years.

I have been teaching privately and in music schools for 23 years and beginners are my specialty! I teach ages 4+. We learn songs that you are interested in. You will receive a balanced music education that covers all aspects of playing music.

About Mary-Elizabeth

Hello! I am a professional violin/fiddle player and singer. I have recently relocated from NYC to Los Angeles for a little more sun and sand. I have been teaching private and group classes for over 25 years, since 1995. In New York I performed and taught music classes all over Manhattan and Brooklyn

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Audrey
As an adult learner who has always been interested in the violin, I have really enjoyed my experience with Mary-Elizabeth. She is a positive, patient, and encouraging teacher. We have been doing virtual lessons together and I am very impressed with how well she is able to offer corrections to my sound, posture, bow placement, etc... through a computer screen. It just goes to show how knowledgeable she is at her craft. I highly recommend Mary-Elizabeth for violin lessons.
Piper
Maya
My daughter had her first lesson today and she can’t wait for the next one!

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"This was the best music lesson I’ve had thanks to Richard. He made it fun and easy. I get nervous of being a slow learner but he wasn’t phased and made it fit my learning ability"
Linda
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard C.
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"Great teacher. Very knowledgeable. And a lot of fun!"
Elizabeth
Took Ukulele lessons from Karney S.
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"Ryan was very accommodating to my needs as a beginner+. He covered just enough detail and adjusted to my specifics. I have good take aways and will practice. Looking forward to my next lesson."
Nancy
Took Ukulele lessons from Ryan B.
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"Great instructor. I'm making progress!"
John
Took Ukulele lessons from John B.
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"Vanessa knows how to get the most out of me :) She makes me feel good playing, and vectors my energy to what I need to practice.
She's a natural!"
Bob
Took Ukulele lessons from Vanessa G.
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"Nick is an amazing ukelele teacher! He has been teaching my 9-year-old son for about 8 months now. He is cheerful and enthusiastic, and an undeniable talent. His teaching style is at once relaxed ("feeling" the music over strict adherence to technique), and rigorous (dropping in some heavy music theory early on). He's teaching my son to be a "musician", not just a "ukulele player". He encourages creativity and tailors the lessons to what our son enjoys. He sends a great summary email after each lesson with notes and reminders and things to work on for the next week. And his lessons even carry over nicely to how my son is learning piano. We would recommend him highly."
Peter
Took Ukulele lessons from Nick R.
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"Brandi is super knowledgeable, patient and encouraging. I’m so happy that she is my instructor."
Zijun
Took Ukulele lessons from Brandi B.
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"Richard was great! Looking forward to more lessons for my daughter!"
Averie
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard C.
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"Chelsea is a natural born teacher and a gentle spirit. She really listens and innately knows how to use different approaches for a better understanding. Under her guidance I have no doubt that I'll achieve my goals. I look forward to my next lesson."
Valarie
Took Ukulele lessons from Chelsea S.
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"I purchased ukulele's for my kids on our last vacation to Hawaii. I figured the best way to make sure they played them was to sign them up for lessons. Alex allowed the kids to take their lessons together which was really nice for them. They thought Alex was an excellent teacher and they learned a lot from him. I was surprised at how fast they learned. He was very patient and open to helping them learn the things they wanted to know. They just want to play for personal enjoyment. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Alex for anyone, no matter what your skill level is."
Kalani
Took Ukulele lessons from Alexander A.
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