Ukulele Lessons in Derby, CT

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Ed D.

6 Reviews
Meriden, CT
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Spanish, English
  • Awarded Bachelor of Arts in Music from Western Connecticut State University
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
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Ed D.

6 Reviews
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All styles from classical to jazz/blues to many ethnic/world music styles

About Ed

*** Travel Equipment *** Student just needs a guitar and amp if electric. I travel with a laptop/portable studio. *** Specialties *** Classical, Jazz, Rock, Metal, World, Electronic etc.

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Itati S.
I took 5 lessons with Ed, very great instructor. I learned a lot in those few lessons. He helped with with my pitch and with my accent that I had to prepare for an audition. With his help I was accepted into my high school’s A cappella group “Madrigals” and overall I would recommend. We made it work and tried to make the best out of the situation. Great experience:)
Michael Y.
My kids thoroughly enjoyed lessons with Ed (both guitar and piano). Lessons started with my 7yo and when his brother turned 4yo, he started as well.
Chris
Having a great time learning the banjo with Ed!

Mike G.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Mike G.

2 Reviews
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I try to teach in a way that best fits the student's needs. I really enjoy the "learning process" and love helping students find out how they learn best. Also, I make a point to have students progress in a natural way that allows them to be making music at every stage along the way.

About Mike

Hi there! I am an elementary music teacher by day looking to work with students in a one-on-one setting to help them reach their music/performing goals. I have also taught high school drum line for 5 years, in addition to beginning 5th grade band. I provide piano, drum, guitar, and ukulele less

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Meredith L.
Meredith loved her first lesson. Thanks!
Cheander Harris
Very insightful and enthusiastic about teaching the ukulele! Very excited to continue to learn.
Rushes P.
Patient. Responsive. Listens. Challenges. Supportive. Overall a good teacher. Our daughter likes him.
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Loren P.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Awarded Grand Prize Straight Talk $5000 from Straight Talk Phone Service Provider
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Loren P.

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I play guitar, ukulele, charango, piano, and I sing! I've been a musician since 2000, and I've successfully turned a hobby into something my husband and I have been doing full time for several years. For beginners, something that works best is taking a song that you LOVE and turning it into your anthem on the instrument of your choice. So pick your song and message me!

About Loren

I'm an artist, musician, and language aficionada. I have a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Georgia, graduating with honors as a Magna Cum Laude in Spanish and French Linguistics. I am fluent in both languages. One thing I love about teaching is bringing the arts into the process of learnin

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Kennedy C.
Loren is energetic and engaging...she was great in determining my daughter’s skill level and adjusted her teaching to meet her needs!
Addi
Loren is the best. She has so much patience with our 9 year old beginner!
Lucian
First lesson and my son hasn't stopped raving about how awesome she is. I think we picked the right teacher...

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Desiree M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Music Education from San Jose State University
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Desiree M.

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Want to be a fantastic musician?! With personalized lessons to match your skills you will have FUN playing the flute. We will focus on breathing techniques, tone production, and rhythmic techniques. Our tunes will be based on what your focus. We will play duets often!

All ages welcome! New hobby? No one is too old for music.

- Fun and Engaging lessons via Zoom!
- Add theory, composition, or conducting to our lessons to expand your music knowledge. (All ages encouraged!)

About Desiree

My goal Is to make music fun. Even the hardest pieces will be fun Owen we work together. Our online lessons are personalized to your skill level and most importantly our lessons will be fun and engaging. We will talk about music news, history and watch musical performances. If you are interested in

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Jeff C.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • History/Pilosophy from Northern Kentucky University
  • Teaching since 2014
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Jeff C.

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you will learn: songs(repetorie), ear training, music theory, exercises to increase dexterity, and how to compose (write your own music and improvise!)...

About Jeff

Jeff Cope is an experienced instructor, with a B.A. from Northern Kentucky University. He has taught many lessons over the last twelve years; he will help you master the fundamentals in a fun and exciting way!

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Kelly
Jeff has excellent teaching abilities and very effective in his methods. He has such a passion and patience to help you work through whatever you would like to learn. He is a great teacher with a good personality.
Haley
He has made learning guitar so easy! He is so patient and is very easy to work with!
Jeff
Jeff Cope is fantastic. He teaches both my son and I. I am not exactly the most musically inclined and Jeff makes it so easy and comfortable to take a lesson. I was so intimidated before I started lessons and Jeff makes it easy to be comfortable. I highly recommend him!
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Karen D.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaches Beginner
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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

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Anthony F.
Karen is very patient & caring while teaching.
Gelaney W.
I will definitely be expanding my accordion skills & of music theory . I’ll also be adding some 😎 Jazz Standards to my repertoire ☺️.
Kelly S.
Karen was not prepared for the lesson. She spent 15 minutes trying to send me photos from a beginner Tabla book available on Amazon. She did not own a set of Tabla drums. She ensured me she could teach anything, but could not pronounce the words used for proper Tabla technique, knew no history and could not even teach me to tune. She literally was reading out of the book figuring it out along the way. I lost a lot of trust from this and asked for a full refund for future lessons.

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Derby, CT

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Derby is $60. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $100 per hour.
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$48 average
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"Very reasonable prices and took his time explaining everything so me and my children could all understand it before he moved on with the lesson."
Keith, Trista, Garret (group)
Took Ukulele lessons from Kevin M.
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"Dave is great! My daughter loved taking lessons and really expanded her knowledge and interest in the ukelele. Highly recomnended!"
Mia
Took Ukulele lessons from Dave B.
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"real good first lesson. phillip seems like he will have the patience to teach me how to play the ukulele. phillip was even able to teach me how to play my first song. looking forward to our next lesson."
Tom
Took Ukulele lessons from Phillip Z.
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"It's only my first lesson, but it did exactly what I'd hoped. I'm excited about learning to play the ukulele, and I love Jeremy's approach in using songs that I am familiar with. Previously, I tried to teach myself from a manual of songs that didn't have meaning to me. Jeremy is clearly a seasoned, talented musician."
Kate
Took Ukulele lessons from Jeremy R.
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"Rick did an excellent job with teaching me how to play the ukulele! Very fun person to be around and also very patient, as I do not have much experience. Will recommend to others throughout the area!

5 Star!"
Jake
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard W.
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"Albino is fabulous. I accomplished so much more in my lessons with him than I thought possible! He's so talented and also very patient."
Alexandra Fallon
Took Ukulele lessons from Albino M.
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"Greg was and is one of the most talented guitar and bass players I’ve met. He’s able to explain and show easy ways to grasp the techniques to make a better player. I enjoyed the time during the lessons."
Nate
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"When my son started Ukelele lesson, he was only 5 years old. Jesse has been very patient and taught him all the kids' songs. Ever since then, my son has increased interest in learning more and has memorized his finger positions really well. Jesse is very professional and always pleasant. We highly recommend him."
Canace
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
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"Bought my daughter (adult) lessons as a gift. She called me today to tell me how much fun she is having and how wonderful Elena is. Said she is positive and fun, and has taught her so much already. Very happy!"
Kendall
Took Ukulele lessons from Elena D.
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"Interesting teacher very patient easy to talk to cares to know how you learn best"
Chris
Took Ukulele lessons from Rachel H.
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