Ukulele Lessons in Arlington Heights, IL

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Felicia B.

6 Reviews
Dundee, IL
Starting at $35
  • Music Education from Western Illinois University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Felicia B.

6 Reviews
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I picked up the ukulele a couple years ago and happy to teach beginner ukulele. The student will know how to finger pick and strum chords with or without singing along. Students will also learn a couple classic ukulele music and also popular songs.

About Felicia

I graduated with a bachelors in music education at Western Illinois University in 2012. At the university I received talent grants to play in the symphony orchestra as a violinist, I also sang in the school of music top choir. After graduating I immediately was offered a position at a music studio

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Les
She asked me what I wanted to learn and assisted me in a very patient way, and showed me the correct way of strumming and whatever else that was needed. A very good start.
Alyson
Felicia is a great teacher! We work well together, she asks how I want to learn and she helps me to understand what I’m learning! As an adult learner, it helps that she can modify my lesson to suit my specific needs. I think this will be a great partnership!!
Autumn
Felicia has truly helped me improve on the viola. From spotting my wrong bow hold to making sure that I am absolutely positive on where the fingerings are for the key, she has most definetly improved my playing over all and is helping me advance past most of my peers in my school orchestra.
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Chloe G.

Dundee, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music from Harper College
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Chloe G.

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Ukulele is a popular instrument because it's so rewarding! Take a whimsical journey with me as we learn how to create some fun music with this little stringed instrument.

About Chloe

Hello future students! My name is Chloe and I have been performing for many years. Notable performances include Carnegie Hall, Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, Windy City Live and more! I have a passion for music and I currently teach private vocal, ukulele and piano lessons. When I'm not teaching, I ar

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Manish
Chloe is one of the best teachers I have encountered relative to her knowledge, skills, understanding of how to train children and her desire to see her students excel. She is vested in her students. Thank you for the awesome job you do with my kids. I have seen remarkable progress in their singing since you started ( I can say that because I am also a classically trainer singer)
Alyssa
Chloe is amazing! I have taken music theory/ voice lessons from her for over a year now, and have learned so much! She helped me pass my choir class in school and advance in an after school choir. 100% recommend her skills! She definitely knows her stuff :)

Jeremie W.

26 Reviews
McHenry, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jeremie W.

26 Reviews
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Ukulele is an interesting instrument with a lot of similar characteristics to guitar. I have been playing ukulele for the past year now and it's substantially easier to play and faster to learn then guitar, but you can develop skills that will transfer over to the guitar.

About Jeremie

I'm a self taught guitarist who has been playing for 20 years. I have played professionally in numerous bands and ensembles ranging from jazz to folk to rock, and I've been writing music for the same length of time. I currently perform with one of my students from TakeLessons named Mackenzie O'Brie

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Dave K.
It was great for a first session
Danny
Jeremie is a great instructor. He moves and a good pace, really knows the details of what he is teaching, and caters the lesson material to you to keep it interesting. Would highly recommend!
Anoop A.

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Jesse H.

67 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jesse H.

67 Reviews
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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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Stephanie D.
Manasa H.
Totally would recommend Jesse for guitar teaching. He is very patient and teaches in a fun way my child was able to grasp and learn from. He is very experienced and a great teacher to learn from. My son was 7 years old when Jesse taught him guitar, and he loves playing guitar now - all thanks to Jesse.
Bruce
Fantastic instructor. Really cares about teaching his students.
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Jonathan F.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Guitar Student from Bobby Griffin Guitar
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Jonathan F.

17 Reviews
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Ukulele lessons tailored to your specific needs, there is no pressure in my lessons, you will learn at your own pace!

About Jonathan

My name is Jonathan, I’ve been playing guitar and studying the guitar for over 15 years and I’ve been teaching with TakeLessons for 5 years. The minute I started learning the guitar I couldn’t stop. After purchasing many books and DVDs I came across a Gospel Guitar DVD by the amazing and incomparab

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Jim
Great first lesson lots of encouragement and patience
Cornelius
He’s a great guitar instructor. If you like I are looking for an instructor who has his roots in Neo Soul and R & B this is the instructor for you.
Annelies
Amazing teacher! Extremely talented!
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Christopher M.

45 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English only
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 8 to 70
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Christopher M.

45 Reviews
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Have you always wanted to learn how to play the Ukulele? Let me help you learn how to play your favorite songs! During our lessons not only will be learn how to play the Ukulele we will also go over: Chords, music theory, strumming patterns, ear training and more!

About Christopher

My name is Chris and I am a professional guitar player. I have been teaching sense 2008 now and sharing the joy of music with others has become a passion of mine. I started playing the piano at the age of five, the trumpet at nine and the guitar at thirteen. Over the years I have also learned to

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Chad G.
Amazing recorded thee session so I could go back and look over on it!
Chad G.
helped a lot and let told me to practice with my dad
ANDREW S.
Excellent instructor. Gives me the tools that I need to progress.

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Arlington Heights, IL

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Arlington Heights is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $175 per hour.
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"Where to start about Kat??? She is simply incredible, kind, patient, caring, encouraging, creative, and did I mention she’s patient πŸ˜‰
I’ve wanted to learn to play an instrument since I was a kid (I’m 45 now) and I was always too busy to do it, but at 44 life decided it was time to put everything aside and battle leukemia. The chemotherapy, unfortunately caused neuropathy issues in my hands and feet and my sweet husband trying to find ways to strengthen my hands and fingers, gifted me a set of Ukulele lessons with Kat, and he couldn’t have chosen anyone better. Kat recorded the sweetest birthday message for me, which my husband shared when he gave me my gift 😍. I was so touched and emotional. Knowing that I had lots of restrictions to go out of my house, Kat automatically offered to come to my house to do my lessons. She is amazing!!! Thank you KatπŸ™πŸ½"
Vira
Took Ukulele lessons from Kat M.
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"Richard was willing to introduce my 4 year old granddaughter to the instrument and he helped her with the most basic aspects of playing - how to hold it (he adjusted the strap to fit her properly) how to strum and how to use her left hand on the frets, etc. He was clear, concise, encouraging and patient!"
Penelope
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard W.
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"John is great. I really enjoy my ukulele lessons with him."
Chris
Took Ukulele lessons from John B.
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"Alex is enthusiastic, patient and a great teacher. He answered all my questions, and kept the lesson at my pace. He offered suggestions and tools that went above my expectations."
Tamarin
Took Ukulele lessons from Alexander A.
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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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"Joel is a fantastic instructor! My 5-year-old son loves him and has enjoyed his lessons because Joel is so very patient and skilled at what he does. I highly recommend Joel if you have a child wanting to learn to play the guitar. His coming to our home for lessons has been wonderful!"
Tracy
Took Ukulele lessons from Joel B.
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"WHAT A GREAT TEACHER! NO PLANS OF STOPPING LESSONS. SO HAPPY WITH OUR PROGRESS. THANK YOU!"
GRACE
Took Ukulele lessons from Cole P.
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"Glenn has great patience with students that are new to music. He is a very positive instructor who keeps students attention and helps them achieve goals at their own pace. I would highly recommend him."
Matthew
Took Ukulele lessons from Glenn S.
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"Great first lesson. Looking forward to learning more."
Ricky
Took Ukulele lessons from Luke P.
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"My daughter has been taking Ukulele lessons with Jordan, and she absolutely loves it! He comes to our home each week and has been very flexible with scheduling, working around school and other activities. Jordan's lessons are a highlight of my daughter's week. He is always patient and able to individualize his teaching based on age and where you are at in the learning process. Jordan is very knowledgeable of music and a great person to learn from!"
Danielle
Took Ukulele lessons from Jordan D.
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