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Brett R.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Español
  • AAAS digital/analog audio engineering from Shoreline Comm. College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Brett R.

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The basic "chord-families" will be taught first, followed by melodic runs on the 4-string fret board. Tuning is easy! see Guitar instruction.

About Brett

MUSIC INSTRUCTION AND ENJOYMENT ARE OFFERED. Very enthusiastic and experienced musician available for instruction offering the following: # In-depth written music theory coupled with an equivalent of ear training and tone recognition # Introduction to performance skills with instruments th

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Julie
I'm into my second month of weekly guitar lessons with Brett and can't believe how well I am playing already!! I've had some basic guitar lessons in the past but still very much a beginner. Brett knew precisely where to start and what I needed next to advance my playing, and broke it down into attainable steps. So far I've learned a good handful of strum patterns; I can finally play two songs pretty well and sing along; and I am in the rudimentary stage of learning to finger pick. Really love the fact that beautiful sounds are coming from my instrument! Highly recommend if you're ready to make the commitment to becoming a capable player.
Charlie E.
What a terrible experience. I signed up for lessons for my wife from Brett as a gift because he listed times that would work for my wife given that we have a young daughter, and have a hard time making time for lessons. Brett told us 3 days before the lesson that the time wouldn't work, then simply never showed for the rescheduled first lesson. Worse, he simply refused to do scheduling via email (he would leave voicemails and failed to return my wife's call when she called back as they were playing phone tag), and then told us he had another commitment during the slot we had supposedly reserved for him. Worse, he failed to update the site as he continually cancelled lessons and never showed up for scheduled times. I now have a huge hassle of getting a refund on the money I paid for lessons as opposed to a lovely gift for my wife. Life's too short and we're too busy for such an awful experience.
Scott P.
Great teacher for my young daughter

Brett has been a great teacher for my 5 year old daughter. She is just learning the basics of piano and Brett has been great at expanding her skill sets. She really enjoys practicing with him and actually looks forward to when he comes over every week!
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Carolyn O.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, French, Hawaiian, Japanese
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches Beginner
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Carolyn O.

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Learn how to play basic chords and sing your favorite songs.
Explore how chords are built and how to read music charts.
How to watch videos and play like your favorite artists.
Compile your Ukulele Songbook - and maybe create your own songs?

About Carolyn

Coming from a large extended family in Hawaii, I was surrounded by luau music, kachi-kachi dancing, Japanese bon dances, handsome local guys singing and playing their guitars and my aunties strumming their ukes and singing old songs. I reveled in walking alone in Nature or playing piano and singing

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Rita
Carolyn is a wonderful teacher! Our 9-year-old daughter has been taking ukulele lessons (online) with her for a few weeks now. She came to LOVE her lessons, and has already made a lot of progress. Carolyn is an accomplished musician and singer (beautiful voice!!), yet she has no problem taking a beginner's perspective and explaining things in a clear, simple, kid-friendly way. She is fun and easy-going, and also incredibly patient. Overall, great experience!
Laurie
My teenage daughter has been taking piano lessons with Carolyn for several months now, and has thoroughly enjoyed her experience. Carolyn is flexible and willing to adapt her teaching style to the way that works best for you. She is also kind, encouraging, and open to teaching my daughter the piano pieces that most interest her.
Abbie Roles
Carolyn is very patient kind and caring and easy going and also fun I would recemend here and do other lessons she has:)
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Barbara M.

32 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • B.A. Music from S.U.N.Y Cortland
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Barbara M.

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Learn to play many popular songs on a comfortable small sized musical instrument.

About Barbara

Music has been an integral part of my world, playing a major role in both my personal and professional life. I embrace the chance to be immersed in it, to share my enthusiasm for and expertise in the area of the music education experience, promoting creative development and student performance skill

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Evette C.
She is amazing!!! I love how she explains what I want to learn about singing basics and techniques. She helped me find my own voice instead of me imitating the singers I like. I enjoy working with her and I have loved all of my lessons.
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Barbara is an excellent teacher. She is very encouraging and positive. She makes the process fun by focusing on learning songs and allowing the student to pick the songs the student wants to learn. We focus on the basics--playing the right chords, singing on key and choosing a strumming pattern that fits the song. In the several months we have been working together I have found that I have improved dramatically in all three areas. Previously, on my own I had a great deal of trouble making progress. In addition to learning to play the guitar she has helped me tremendously with singing, which I never thought I could do at all. I have really enjoyed the experience.
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Nick R.

56 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1985
  • M.A. in performance from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
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Nick R.

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finger style and plectrum (pick) techniques

Both soprano and baritone uke tunings

About Nick

Nick performs with Paul McCartney, Jon Batiste (Colbert Show), Zeb Bangash, Antonique Smith, Rob Morrow, John Lithgow, The Hot Sardines, grammy nominated producer/composer/Indian percussionist, Deep Singh (tabla player with Sting, Katy Perry, Robert Plant) and grammy nominated producer/trumpet play

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Steve B
Amazing instructor. Patient and knowledgeable.
Kara
Nick was a patient and enthusiastic teacher. I was nervous to start music lessons in my late 30s, but he made me feel comfortable and I never felt embarrassed. He taught me the songs I was interested in learning, but snuck in music theory and the basics along the way! Highly recommend
Shannon
Nick has done a great job with our 14 year old son! He has a great laid back style that is appreciated and keeps the lessons fun and engaging. Not only is he learning to play some of his favorite songs, but he is also getting ear training, music reading, picking, chord building, etc. We would highly recommend Nick!
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Athena M.

88 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1993
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Athena M.

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Experienced teacher of 26 years available for eager beginner and intermediate students of all ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of rhythm, chords, knowledge of the instrument and proper hand skills. I specialize in pop and rock and typically use songs the students choose to help them develop their skills.

About Athena

About Me If you can recognize your favorite song when you hear it, you already have what it takes to be a great musician! MY PROMISE TO YOU: 1. Your lesson will always be geared toward what YOU want to learn, and if it seems like we are working on something that doesn't match that, I wil

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Shab
Athena is professional, results oriented, kind, knows how to encourage young learners, and has a delightful sense of humor. I highly recommend her classes.
Sande
Athena is fantastic! I am old and learning how to play guitar so was really nervous. Athena is moving at my pace and makes it really easy. I like how she explains the why behind what she asks me to do.
Lisa
Amazing! My 14 year looks forward to working with her each week.
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Indigo S.

54 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Indigo S.

54 Reviews
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Build solid technique—
Learn all the various ways to strum, learn to play expressively, play your favorite songs, solo, improvise... Fun coupled with practically applied easy to understand music theory.

About Indigo

Indigo has been working in the performing arts since she was biting ankles, first as a dancer and vocalist, and later as a guitarist. She's composed music for and/or sung dozens of international television commercials, spots on Law and Order and songs in Films premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival

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Dana G.
awesome first lesson!
Elliott
Amazing instructor.
Paul
I just completed my first lesson and it was immediately helpful. I'm really looking forward to on-going sessions and I'm going to bump up the time as well.

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Atlanta, GA

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Atlanta is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $130 per hour.
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"My 8 yr old daughter had her first ukulele lesson last week. She absolutely loved it. Mitchell was very kind and patient with her. She liked him a lot and is excited to go back."
Nicki
Took Ukulele lessons from Mitchell C.
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"Making it all make sense!"
Scott
Took Ukulele lessons from Justin M.
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"Great experience. My son loves the lesson."
Alex
Took Ukulele lessons from Paul M.
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"Edwin is Awesome!! And he was wonderful with my 5 year old. My son was a tad shy at first, but he warmed up pretty quickly. I was actually surprised he was using the pick by the time class was over! It went so well, we decided to book class twice a week instead of just once. :) We're looking forward to the next class. Thank you, Edwin!"
Lucas
Took Ukulele lessons from Edwin I.
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"Edwin was patient and very knowledgeable, he moved me along by using my musical skills while emphasising the basics to provide a firm foundation. He gave me some immediate gratification and set up some good challenges to work on for my next lesson. He is a talented teacher, and it felt like he was right in the room with me. Highly recommend!"
Madeline Andrew
Took Ukulele lessons from Edwin I.
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"My first class was fantastic. Phillip cares about what I want to learn and he gives useful feedback and proper exercise/homework. I am motivated to practice everyday and look forward our my future sessions!"
Sunny
Took Ukulele lessons from Phillip Z.
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"I learned so much using interesting methods!"
Victor
Took Ukulele lessons from Ricardo P.
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"Great instructor and fun to learn. Definitely recommend"
Nate
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"Terrific easy to work with!"
Asia
Took Ukulele lessons from Kat M.
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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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Ukulele Lessons in Atlanta, GA

The ukulele is a small stringed instrument that is a traditional part of Polynesian music, but it has become popular worldwide due to its unique sound. Current artists that play this versatile instrument include Eddie Vedder and Taylor Swift. In fact, Jason Mraz’s single, “I’m Yours,” spent 76 weeks at the top of the Billboard Charts and is the best selling ukulele song of all time.

Another reason for the ukulele’s popularity is that it’s an ideal instrument for both beginners and experienced players to quickly learn. Learning to play any instrument has also been shown to bolster your confidence.

That being said, if you’ve ever considered learning the ukulele in Atlanta, GA, why not start now? Lessons can help you learn the essential plucking techniques, chords and other

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fundamentals that will allow you to make beautiful music anywhere, anytime.

The Benefits of Taking Ukulele Classes in Atlanta, GA

Atlanta is a beautiful setting to learn any instrument. While it’s often called Hotlanta, this vibrant city actually has a temperate climate for the better part of the year. The cultural diversity here is only surpassed by a few cities, and the residents love music. Some top genres here include indie-rock, gospel, reggae, folk, country and crossover hip-hop.

In the state capital of Georgia, there are also many places to simply relax and play your ukulele, such as Centennial Olympic Park. If you’re looking to pursue music academically, there are some amazing opportunities to attend a music school nearby. Many players aspire to attend Mercer University’s Townsend School of Music or the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media.

Finding Instructors for Ukulele Lessons in Atlanta, GA

Our directory lists over 170 experienced professionals offering ukulele lessons to students of all ages. A ukulele teacher can help you get started from scratch as a beginner, or advance from where you left off previously. You’ll learn various techniques such as fingerpicking, theory and improvisation that will take you to the next level as a musician.

Before taking your first ukulele lesson in Atlanta, GA, it’s important to choose the right teacher for your musical goals and needs. Are you looking for a teacher with a background in a specific genre, or someone with experience teaching special needs students? Check out our teachers’ profiles to learn more about their individual credentials.

Some of our most popular teachers live in Atlanta and the surrounding areas of Kennesaw, Tucker, Decatur, Smyrna, and Duluth. But if you’re not able to find an instructor nearby that offers what you need, we also have an array of teachers throughout the country who offer convenient online lessons, such as Christopher B. who has more than 80 beaming reviews from students.

When and Where to Take Ukulele Classes in Atlanta, GA

When booking ukulele lessons in Atlanta, GA, you’ll want to look at your desired teacher’s availability and see if it matches up with your schedule. All of our teachers list their real-time availability on their profile. This allows you to choose a lesson time that works for you, right away.

If you choose in-person lessons, keep in mind that you’ll likely have to commute to and from your teacher’s studio. You can also opt to meet with your teacher at your home, if you’d like. To avoid the stress of city traffic, sit back and enjoy the ride on one of Atlanta’s public rapid rail systems or bus lines. There’s also a new streetcar system downtown!

More Resources for Playing the Ukulele in Atlanta, GA

Once you’ve found an instructor, you’ll want to obtain a quality ukulele. These instruments are typically very affordable at stores like UKE Republic Ukuleles in Austell. You can also check out Maple Street Guitars.

Want free resources to use for practicing in between lessons? You can find music books, sheet music and other materials to boost your progress at any of the branches of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System. Your ukulele teacher in Atlanta, GA may also recommend specific publications, too.

Once you get comfortable playing the ukulele, you might want to find some inspiration or share your skills at an open mic night in town. Ukulele players often go to Kevin Scott’s Tuesday Night Musician’s Jam Session and the Big Bad Gorilla.

Don’t wait another day to get started with ukulele lessons. Mastering ukulele techniques will be much easier under the guidance of a private ukulele teacher in Atlanta, GA!

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