Ukulele Lessons in Plainville, CT

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Ed D.

6 Reviews
Meriden, CT
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Completed in 2008 from Western CT State University
  • 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
  • Teaches students 7 to 79
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Peter C.

14 Reviews
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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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Jared C.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jared C.

16 Reviews
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For students who have played an instrument prior to our lessons, I try and shape a curriculum entirely based upon the specific goals of the student, and I rarely use text books although I use a lot of exercises and educational material when appropriate.  I feel learning to play and transcribe songs and solos to increase a students self reliance and confidence is my most important job.  

Most students come to me looking for structure so I try and provide a clear path to their goals. For students with no prior musical experience I use text books and exercises to strengthen their technique, expose them to musical ideas, and give them a foundation for basic theory.  After that is accomplished I move into a curriculum that is more personal to their specific goals.

About Jared

I have been playing instruments and performing live since I was eleven. In college, I studied both piano and guitar, and received a bachelors of fine arts with a concentration in jazz guitar from Columbia College Chicago in 2004. I moved to Seattle in 2004 and have been performing and giving privat

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Conrad
Great first lesson.
Raahil J.
He pays attention to detail, is super organized with a definite plan and knows how to keep a student's interest. He is balanced and very realistic in his approach. He is talented and meets the student where he is. He is even transcribing a Bollywood song for my son and my son is loving it! He is flexible... We are so happy to have found him.
Sofia
First lesson with Jared was great. Looking forward to many more in the future!

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Mark S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner
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Mark S.

1 Review
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As a new student, there is nothing better than learning to make music. There isn't a better instrument to learn on because it is inexpensive, portable and honestly so much fun!

Believe it or not, you can make a great deal of progress with a little bit of time each day. Once I decided to pick it up as regularly as I could, even if it was literally only 5 minutes, it was clear I was on the right path.

I started when I was 50 having never played an instrument before which has helped me teach others understanding all of the challenges of learning to play.

Sharing the ukulele with my friends and family helped me realize how much I wanted to share it with others. What could be better than sharing the joy of making music?

I hope to see you soon!
Mark

About Mark

If you could never imagine you would be able to play the ukulele and make music, you are not alone. Believe me, you can do this and you'll never regret the time you put into it. Learning is fun when you love what you are doing and I promise to show you how to have fun practicing your uke!

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Amanda
Mark is awesome! Enthusiastic, experienced, attentive, and totally in tune to my developing skill. He sends tips and individualized sheet music between lessons throughout the week, which helps me feel supported while encouraging me to keep practicing. In 3 short sessions, I've already learned a handful of tricks that help me have fun and feel like I'm already playing real music. Thanks so much, Mark!

Cameron D.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Music Performance (Percussion) from Schwob School of Music
  • Awarded GHP for Music from State of Georgia
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Cameron D.

5 Reviews
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Ukulele is just like a better guitar... I can help you learn whatever song you want- or even make your own! I have an extra ukulele for you to learn on as well.

About Cameron

Hey I'm Cameron, I'll try to cater lessons to your goals and have fun in the process. I love sharing my knowledge, musical experience, and love for music! High energy and engaging!

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Michaelynne W.
Cameron is a fantastic teacher! He is very patient and knowledgeable. I definitely recommend him!
Michaelynne W.
Cameron is a great teacher!
Michaelynne W.
Great lesson! Thanks!
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Alexandra D.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian
  • Awarded Best Actress in an Opera from Arts Impulse Awards
  • BM in Music Performance from University of Southern Maine
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Alexandra D.

23 Reviews
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Students can expect to be playing a full song by the end of the first lesson while learning their way around a ukulele with building chords, strumming patterns, tuning, and proper technique. Anyone and everyone can learn to play the ukulele!

About Alexandra

Welcome! I'm a singer and instrumentalist who performs everything from opera to musical theatre to piano to ukulele. I have performed all around North America and Europe, but, if I had to pick a favorite city to have performed in, I would have to say Bruges, Belgium! As a teacher, I have taught

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Aaren
I’ve had my ukulele for over two years, and have done nothing with it. Decided the other day it was time, did a google search and found Alexandra on TakeLessons! I have zero music background but she’s made these lessons SOO simple and effective. I have a long ways to go, yet I leave each lesson with a feeling of accomplishment! Wasn’t expecting this to go so well, 110% satisfied. Thanks Alexander :)
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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Plainville, CT

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Plainville 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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$36 average
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$48 average
60 min
$60 average

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"My Aunty is turning 80 this weekend and I decided to learn how to play Happy Birthday on the ukulele as a surprise for her. Jeff not only helped me accomplish my goal but also got me started on other songs as well. His patience and enthusiastic personality made the lessons not ony productive but personable as well!!! 2 thumbs up to an awesome instructor!!!!!"
James
Took Ukulele lessons from Jeff S.
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"I'm three lessons deep into the ukulele and I'm really satisfied with Ryan. We've met once in person and twice online; I've had some health issues and he has been really accomodating switching this up for me. He's easy going and takes his time expaining history, theory, and taking it step by step while remaining encouraging and giving honest feedback. He wastes no time and you really get the most out of your lesson. I look forward to continuing on with Ryan. As a teacher and performer myself, I appreciate that he gets down to the business of doing the work but is just very nice as well!"
Jonathan
Took Ukulele lessons from Ryan B.
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"Athena is extremely patient with my 7 year old! He is progressing faster than I ever imagined!!!"
Nicholas
Took Ukulele lessons from Athena M.
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"So far so good. Only one lesson in..."
Allie
Took Ukulele lessons from Alexandra D.
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"Great first lesson! Attainable goals...and great technique suggestions."
Darin
Took Ukulele lessons from Glenn S.
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"He is a great teacher that meets you at your skill level."
Mason
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"Joe is awesome, patient and kind. Makes feel no pressure. Learned a lot in my first lesson.
Highly recommend! -Maria🙂"
Maria
Took Ukulele lessons from Joe S.
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"Kat is a thoughtful and gifted teacher, and is great with kids! She is teaching my 7 year old to sing, and play the ukulele. She has been such an inspiration to my daughter who had previously been frustrated and discouraged by taking lessons from two prior teachers, so much so my daughter wants to take up guitar and possibly songwriting in the future. My daughter always looks forward to lessons with Kat. I am also happy she practices and does her homework because she wants and chooses to do so, and not because I am bugging her about it! It's so refreshing and such a relief! Kat has a special way of connecting and encouraging my daughter to develop her passion to sing and play music. Thank you Kat! Keep up the great work!"
Michaela
Took Ukulele lessons from Kat M.
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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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"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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