Ukulele Lessons in East Glastonbury, CT

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Ed D.

6 Reviews
Meriden, CT
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Awarded Bachelor of Arts in Music from Western Connecticut State University
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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!

Peter C.

14 Reviews
Newington, CT
Starting at $24
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Peter C.

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I bought my own Ukulele a few years ago and was surprised how much I actually liked it and enjoyed playing. The sound and tones are beautiful on a good instrument and you can play many types of music on it. I have transcriptions for standard tunes, Beatles, Simon and Garfunkle, Train, Monkees, Jasom Mraz, Eagles, and yes... Over the Rainbow.

About Peter

*** Specialties *** I teach all styles and all ages but my specialty is in electric rock music and applied music theory as in guitar soloing and improvisation as well as song crafting. I can teach a student any song requested by looking it up on you tube if you don't have it and immediately tra

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Peter
This is Peter. Rick doesn’t know me, never been here for a lesson. Shame on him. I will request it to be taken down. Who is he?
Rick
WORST TEACHER EVER, IF YOU WANT TO WASTE YOUR TIME AND MONEY GO TO THIS INSTRUCTOR,OUTDATED LESSONS, AND VERY EXPENSIVE, YOU ARE NOT EVEN QUITE FINISH YOUR FIRST LESSON THE DUDE IS ASKING YOU FOR MONEY..!
Joseph
Pete is the best instructor that I have ever had. He is the only person I ever had that was able to explain things in a way that I could understand. I have taken lessons from other people and was not able to learn anything.
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Joel Z.

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Starting at $40
  • Awarded 2019 Lion Award from Jefferson County Education Association
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joel Z.

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Joel is an accomplished performer, composer, songwriter, and educator who draws from several pedagogical techniques to create a curriculum that is fun, active, inquiry-based, and student-driven. He is a professionally licensed K-12 music teacher in the state of Colorado with a master's degree in music education who has taught in public schools and privately for 5 years. Work collaboratively to set goals, pick repertoire, and build a strong musical foundation. Come prepared to sing, improvise, analyze, and play.

About Joel

UPDATE: Available for online lessons at any location! I am a local Denver, CO music teacher currently accepting new students for beginner lessons on piano/keyboard, guitar, ukulele, and advanced songwriting, composition, and music theory. As an elementary school general music teacher I have tau

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William S.
Excellent instructor! Helped me get a deeper understanding of the piece I was practicing in lots of different ways: chord progression, themes, style, tone, and technique. I'm excited to practice the things I learned and return next week.
Leanne
Working with Joel has been ideal. He is patient, knowledgeable and fun to work with. Joel is great at explaining things in a way that makes sense to a beginner. He gave me realistic goals that I could accomplish which really boosted my confidence. I history recommend him if you’re looking to improve in a low stress environment.

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Jesse H.

74 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music from UCSD
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Jesse H.

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The ukulele is a creative adaptation and redesign of the machete de braga, a small stringed instrument that was introduced to Hawaii by Portuguese immigrants in August of 1879. The Hawaiian people fell in love with the sound of the instrument and named it “ukulele" because the fingers of the performer dancing around on the neck and strings as a song was played resembled jumping fleas. Ukulele means jumping fleas in the Hawaiian language.

Since the ukulele is related to a European instrument and the guitar from Spain, the relative tuning is the same. It should be tuned a perfect fourth up from a guitar, so the first string is tuned to an A, second string should be tuned to an E, third string will be a C, & the fourth string should be tuned to a G an octave up. Most ukuleles have a fourth string that is an octave above what the normal progression would be of most stringed instruments. If your G string is not tuned an octave up it’s a larger size than the average ukulele G string ...

About Jesse

Jesse H. plays guitar with The Mar Dels, one of San Diego’s best-known dance and party bands. But he’s more than just a rock-and-roller — he’s studied jazz and classical guitar with other master musicians. His lessons focus on developing: - Right and left hand technique - Finger picking and

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Casey
I've only had my first lesson so far- had a really great experience. He is patient, knowledgeable and highly skilled at his craft. I feel motivated to practice and am excited about improving my skills!
Daniel
Great experience. Signing up for more lessons shortly!
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Mel P.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Awarded EMMY award from The National Academy of Television Arts
  • Music Education from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mel P.

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I teach this very popular instrument to all ages. This instrument is easy to learn, but can advance to a highly skilled level. You will have fun and learn fast. Enjoy learning to play Ukulele. I will enjoy helping you!

About Mel

I have tons of experience and formal university training in music education. I know how to take the complex and make it simple. There are very good reasons my students rise to the top. Experience makes a difference, and I have more professional teaching experience than 99% of other instructo

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Thomas W.
First lesson but Mel is keen on understanding where the student is, strengths, weaknesses and charting a path forward. Strong teacher. Great personality. Look forward to the work ahead
Alan J.
Great teacher. I was taught exactly what I asked for. Looking forward to practicing it now.
Daniel J.
Great
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Paul M.

26 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • B.S. Business Management from St. John's University
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Paul M.

26 Reviews
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I am an experienced ukulele / guitar teacher with over 20 years of experience. I teach students of all levels and ages. In addition to teaching the student the style they want to learn I also believe in building a solid foundation and understanding in music theory. I believe one really does help the other.

About Paul

I have been teaching music for about 30 years mostly on the guitar but I also give lessons on the bass, piano, and ukulele. I give lessons to beginner and intermediate students of all ages. If you want to learn and have fun I am ready for your lesson. In addition to teaching I have played in var

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Guisella
Dion
instructor is great,student needs to study more
Dion
Very informative,good sense of humor,looking forward to future experiences.

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"I enjoyed my first lesson! I’m looking forward to learning much more from Cole."
Sharon
Took Ukulele lessons from Cole P.
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"Greg gives clear instructions. My daughter really likes his class."
Lana
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"I had such a good expérience With David. He's a wonderful teacher ! I will recommande him to antbody :)"
Dominique
Took Ukulele lessons from David B.
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"He was very professional and he cared about my success. I was not just another student and he makes everyone feel that way. Super polite."
Nathan
Took Ukulele lessons from Joel B.
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"Great instructor... we're having a great time!"
Hayley
Took Ukulele lessons from Vanessa G.
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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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"I've taken ukulele lessons with Melissa for about 3 months now. As a beginner to music, Melissa is patient with me and builds on topics and techniques in such a way that I was able to grasp them. Not only have we covered chords, strumming, and rhythm on the ukulele, but she taught me about music theory as well (which was unexpected but I've enjoyed learning!). I would definitely recommend Melissa for ukulele lessons!"
Casey
Took Ukulele lessons from Melissa M.
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"Jesse is an amazing teacher with my 12 y/o daughter. He's kind, patient and is in tune to what she likes. He communicates well with her and she very much looks forward to her lessons with him. In just a short time (maybe 6 lessons), she's learned so much and plays many songs already and has had almost no exposure to any instrument to this point. Plus, you can't help but smile when there's a Ukulele being played in the house! Thank you Jesse for sharing your gift and passion of music to others."
Linda
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
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"Greg is a great instructor. He is very patient with the children and delivers information very clearly. At the same time he is very encouraging which is the great motivation for the students. My daughter has been having classes with Greg for over a month now. She went from “oh I can’t” to playing “Riptide” and “Hey, there Delilah”. She might not play them perfectly yet, but the fact that she is willing to pick up uku by herself to practice any songs she wants every day shows that it’s not forced learning to satisfy parents, it is a hobby which my child enjoys."
Lana
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"I think this is my 4th lesson with Grant and he's covering so much with me. He is patient and knowledgeable and gets me excited to learn more for the next week. He's perfect as a teacher."
Stephanie
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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