Ukulele Lessons in Riverton, CT

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Popular Ukulele Teachers in Riverton, CT

Peter C.

14 Reviews
Newington, CT
Starting at $24
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches students 7 to 79
  • Teaching since 1980
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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WORST TEACHER EVER, IF YOU WANT TO WASTE YOUR TIME AND MONEY GO TO THIS INSTRUCTOR,OUTDATED LESSONS, AND VERY EXPENSIVE, YOU ARE NOT EVEN QUITE FINISH YOUR FIRST LESSON THE DUDE IS ASKING YOU FOR MONEY..!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.

John L.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, spanish, french
  • Jazz Performance from San Diego State University
  • Awarded Most Valuable Soloist from Berkely Jazz Fest 1995
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John L.

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Love to teach beginners and intermediate students.
I teach all uke students how to read, theory, songs and how to understand playing the instrument solo or in a group setting.
Uke is capable of doing anything, all one has to do is apply oneself and music can come flowing out of the instrument.

About John

Hello, Thanks so much for taking the time to inquire about studying music with me. Music and studying music has always been a passionate experience for me. I have been so blessed with the teachers and fellow musicians in my life. You should realize that your study of music may start with me

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Emily C.
The first lesson was great. John is a great communicator .
Jeremiah
John is good teacher, I completely satisfied.
Aidan
Very comfortable atmosphere. John asked my son what his goals were and tgen taylored instruction to help him meet those goals..We were very pleased! We highly recommend him.
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Jordan M.

112 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Music Education, Jazz Emphasis from University of Miami, Coral Gables
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Jordan M.

112 Reviews
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Strum and sing your favorite songs! Rhythm, fingerpicking, singing and playing, soloing, chord melodies and more. The foundation of music lessons is developing good listening and good timing. These are skills that all the best musicians have. That, along with some study of ukulele basics will provide a foundation for us to approach the kind of music that inspired you to look up a uk teacher. My hope is that you will become a well rounded musician and uk player, and that we'll both discover new music :)

I also enjoy preparing for jam sessions, auditions, and competing for placement in school ensembles and for scholarships.

About Jordan

1. All my students feel like rock stars! Each lesson is fun and enriching. 2. I provide a clear lesson plan complete with goals, achievement levels, and performances. *Experienced teacher and professional musician. *Has performed with: The Brian Setzer Orchestra, Great Good Fine Ok, 10,000

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Jim Catalano
Jordan is a genuinely kind man with a very positive & encouraging approach to teaching music. he is knowledgeable, meets you where you are in terms of skill level and makes the whole experience motivating and fun. Can't wait for my next lesson.
Louis A.
I enjoyed my first lesson and looking forward to becoming a better harmonica player
Eric B.
Jordan started teaching my son trumpet when he was 7 and we later added guitar lessons. In the past 8 years, my son has shined in both instruments in marching, concert, and jazz bands. As a musician, myself, I can appreciate how my son can master very difficult music as if he was an adult.

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Ricardo P.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded 1st place winner of the 2011 International Blues Challenge from International Blues Challenge
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ricardo P.

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Learn to play all your favorite ukulele songs. Learn all about strumming and chords and if you want to dig deeper how to solo on the ukulele.

About Ricardo

I have been a professional musician and teacher all my adult life. Music is my passion and has always been how I make a living. I teach piano/keyboards, guitar, voice, bass and ukulele. I studied classical piano at SUNY at Buffalo and I initially learned to play guitar and singing on my own. Years

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David
Ricardo is an amazing teacher! He is very professional and yet very kind and patient and has a tremendous understanding of music.
Jeff J.
Ricardo is patient and focuses on technique.
Paul C.
Ricardo was very helpful and easy to work with. Very knowledgeable and personable. Understood my needs and desires.
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Rodrigo R.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Professional Technician from Escuela de Música Martell
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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-instrumen

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Mariano S.
Great first lessons
Cassidy
Rodrigo is an excellent instructor! He explains everything thoroughly and makes the accordion less intimidating to play.
Barbara Judd
I have been taking accordion lessons from Rodrigo for about 6 months. I had never been successful playing a couple of instruments from long ago. I have now made great progress from Rodrigo's instructions. He helps me understand music theory, reading music, simplifying music, and how to charge my musical working memory. I have long been a collector of music. This is the first time I've felt progress and success.
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Julia P.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Associate's Degree in Theatre Performance from MacEwan University
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Julia P.

19 Reviews
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When I was growing up, we all learned ukulele in Elementary school - when Uke started making its resurgence these last couple of years, I was quick to jump in and start teaching this super-fun, portable, "easy to get started" instrument! Play songs, accompany yourself singing - be the life of every party!

About Julia

I'm a passionate professional vocalist and a fourth generation music educator. With 20+ years of professional performing, coaching and teaching experience under my belt, I emphasize rhythm and musicality alongside technique and note reading. I always set myself the goal of learning what makes a mus

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Maddy
She was fun
Sarah
Julia is an amazing piano teacher who is always more than accommodating with her schedule. I love the way she teaches and she always uses great analogies to help me understand the lesson better. I am an adult who has never played piano and she has really made the learning experience fun for me. I look forward to continuing my lessons with her. Highly recommend!!
Vivi I.
Julia is great. Very professional and with great attitude to students.

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"My daughters first online lessons and a wonderful experience! Ruben is very engaging, friendly and knowledgeable. He is easy to contact, accommodating and quick to respond to questions. Would highly recommend!"
Nalani
Took Ukulele lessons from Ruben D.
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"We've completed 3 lessons with Christopher and I am planning on signing my other kid up for lessons with him. He is on it! He is super patient and helpful. We come from a rigid piano and cello background and my son needed to learn to loosen up for this instrument and he seems to be the perfect teacher to help with that. My son is currently learning ukelele. the first 2 lessons seemed to be great confidence boosters that did teach new skills, but weren't too hard.Now after the third we are getting into harder stuff where my son is really challenged. I love it!!! I highly recommend."
Levi
Took Ukulele lessons from Christopher M.
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"My daughter began classes with Nick as part of her after school program with a group of elementary school kids who signed up for group Ukulele classes. When quarantine started due to COVID, we all had to switch to remote zoom classes with Nick. Teaching music remotely must be challenging but Nick never made it seem challenging. He was always so patient and age-appropriate with the kids and communicated often with the parents. After the group lessons ended, we decided to continue with 1:1 classes with Nick. He really allowed my daughter to go at her own pace but still challenge her. He does ear training as well and now my daughter can play along with many songs she likes, just by figuring out the notes on her own. Nick's follow up emails after each lesson made sure we are aware of what he worked on and any HW our daughter should work on. Our daughter has progressed so much in just a few months of starting a new instrument! Nick is really a kind and amazing teacher!"
Joanna
Took Ukulele lessons from Nick R.
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"I started learning Ukulele with Kevin and then picked up Guitar lately, Kevin has a systematic way of teaching, instead of covering each and every chords, he summarizes them by different shapes, and also their variations, so you can memorize the basics and find their "relative" chords easier. He also taught music theories, how each chord is formed, and if you want to play a specific song, he's also glad to help on finding the exact chord and transfer them into different notes that suits you. Definitely have your notebook ready since there's a lot to learn. The harder thing for myself is with the online class, it's not as efficient as a face-to-face one, I also tend to be less motivated to practise but you ought to just find your own motivation!"
Jo
Took Ukulele lessons from Kevin T.
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"Tom is a great Ukulele teacher for my 10 year old son! He's is super patient and truly knows the instrument and how to teach it. I highly recommend Tom!"
Emily
Took Ukulele lessons from Tom S.
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"Grant quickly recognized my level of understanding with chord movement (beginner to intermediate) and we analyzed a song together that will help me recognize chord motion in other songs. This will allow greater chord pattern recognition, and therefore memorization should come easier - which I really want to happen!
This is only my first lesson with Grant, so I likely won't write another review until I've had a few more."
Bill
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"Dan is an amazing teacher. I am early in my lessons with him but I am sure he will take me where I need to be as a player. He is patient and encouraging. I look forward to meeting with him and representing him the best way I can by becoming a fine Uke player under his tutelage . I highly and profoundly recommend him as a teacher."
Rosalyn
Took Ukulele lessons from Daniel E.
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"Great instructor. I’ve been wanting to play an instrument for a while but had a hard time learning. He’s very patient and I improve a lot each class. I truly recommend him"
Heidy
Took Ukulele lessons from Ryan B.
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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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"I have had a great time learning to play the Ukelele with Gkenn. So fun. Looking forward to learning more"
Laura
Took Ukulele lessons from Glenn S.
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