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Ryan B.

93 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA in Ethnomusicology from University of Illinois
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Ryan B.

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I've been teaching ukulele for 4 years helping students develop a love for the instrument and learn more about music along the way. Ukulele is a great instrument for an introduction into stringed instruments and as a casual pastime, but when pursued seriously can be as rigorous as any other. Within the first few lessons you'll have a solid base of strumming patterns and chord changes and even a few simple songs under your belt. Moving on from there I will craft lessons to move you toward a "goal song," making sure to cater your progress to your needs while keeping a focus on good technique. I enjoy working with students of all ages and experiences and I can't wait to meet you!

About Ryan

Ryan is a musician from Logan Square who plays a plethora of different instruments. He specializes in guitar, banjo, mandolin and ukulele, but also dabbles in accordion, piano, drums, harmonica and several others. Learning to play instruments is one of the true pleasures in his life and he hopes he

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Michael
The best!
Ryan
I have been working with Ryan on the Banjo for over a year now. He is incredible patient, encouraging and seriously knows his stuff!
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Michael R.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • AA Jazz Studies/Music Performance from Cuesta College San Luis Obispo
  • Teaches Beginner
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Michael R.

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Logical method and holistic approach; several years of professional experience as a teacher and performer; learn music notation, theory, musicality in styles such as hawaiian, jazz, latin, rock, pop, folk.

About Michael

A lifetime teacher who will help inspire you to meet your goals. As a jazz drummer, I have performed with many great artists such as Red Holloway, Sacha Boutros, Cathy Segal-Garcia, Gaea Schell, Anne Farnsworth, and latin group De La Bahia. I have over 10 years experience teaching private lessons

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Norah (.
Michael is super friendly and easy to talk to! He is a good instructor that obviously knows what he is doing.
Linda
Mike is very approachable and makes learning easy. I tried to learn the ukulele on my own and it was overwhelming and frustrating. He is very knowledgeable and is experienced in a variety of music, including drums. In every lesson, my skills and confidence improve! Mike is the best!
Julius
I have worked with Mike both as a musician and a teacher for over 10 years. As a musician, Mike is professional, he has a great ear, sensibility and solid time. I always enjoy working with him because he is so easy to get along with and he has a great sense of humor. As a teacher, Mike will be able to assess your learning style and utilize all teaching and learning strategies. His demeanor is calm, patient and he really cares about his students.

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Bebé S.

48 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded National Defense Service Medal from USMC
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bebé S.

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Want to be able to read music? Interested in being able to pick up your Ukulele and play your favorite pop songs? Want to impress your family and friends with some flashy classical pieces? Well look no further, I will help you build a solid foundation of music theory, sight-reading, ear training, and technique while tailoring to your personal needs and goals. All ages and genres are welcome, my only rule is to have fun, so let's get started.

About Bebé

I am a professional singer, pianist, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Broward College with an Associates Degree in Music Technology and dual -majoring in Vocal Performance. My primary instruments are Voice and Piano, but I also play guitar and trumpet. All of my students can exp

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Tonya
Bebé is one of the best voice teachers I have ever had. I have had a few instructors who just run you through exercises and make you sing random songs, but Bebé takes the time to explain everything very thoroughly. She is very respectful and very flexible when it comes to scheduling. All you have to do is communicate any concerns with her and she makes sure to go out of her way to accommodate all of your needs. I have enjoyed every lesson that I have had with her and even on days where I don’t have the energy, she always finds a way to prep me up. I couldn’t have asked for a better teach and my voice has grown so much. I find it way easier to sing and hit notes that I had trouble with when first starting off. I recommended her to a few of my friends and will continue to do so to anyone looking for an experienced and amazing teacher.
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Rachael F.

5 Reviews
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  • Speaks
  • Bachelor's Degree in Contemporary Writing and Production from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rachael F.

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My goal is to inspire students to create and share music that reflects their unique interests and voice, while providing a strong foundation of the fundamentals of music. Ukulele is a fun way to sing along to your favorite songs, while also introducing the student to rhythm, chord progressions, and reading music.

About Rachael

Hi! My name is Rachael, and I've been teaching piano, drums, guitar, and ukulele throughout San Diego County since 2016. I earned my Bachelor's degree at Berklee College of Music in Boston where I was a piano major with a focus on contemporary writing and production. After graduating in 2012, my wor

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Juli R.
My grand daughter is eight years old and loved her lesson with Rachel. She learned and memorized two chords after the first lesson. She was very proud of herself!
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Jimmy N.

1 Review
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  • Speaks Vietnamese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
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Jimmy N.

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I teach many different styles of ukulele playing! From simultaneously singing and playing, to full instrumental arrangements. Also with the incorporation of different genres into our curriculum, lessons will feel very diverse and inclusive to fit each student's needs.

About Jimmy

I am a professional soloist performer and a music teacher. I graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a Bachelors in Music Performance in classical guitar. I have studied classical guitar since I was 14 years old. While in college, I also studied jazz guitar and arranging. I was a part of both classic

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Bryan
Really enjoy the lessons as I am always learning new concepts, but would like to see us maybe continue practicing the same song for a longer period of time as new songs get introduced almost every other lesson. Overall, I have a great experience every weekend and look forward to each session!
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Kirsty C.

9 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Kirsty C.

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About Kirsty

As a graduate of Immaculata University, I have a Bachelor's in Music Education and Music Therapy with a concentration in Flute Performance. I enjoy being a very active member of the Music Ministry group at my church. I am a flutist and vocalist for weddings and church services. For the past 15

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Aurov V.
Kristy is truly amazing. She teaches piano for my 3 and half yr old. She is an expert in teaching the toddlers! She just goes with the flow of the kid and also teaches him what he needs to learn!!! My son loves her and he always feels happy when we leave for her house!!!
Michael
As a beginner I was really frustrated before coming to Kirsty and it seemed like an insurmountable task. She made the whole experience quite beneficial and enjoyable and was able to reach my goal. Thank you so much.
Amy P.
Kirsty was so supportive for my first lesson - I am excited to continue

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The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Elmwood Park 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 $130 per hour.
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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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"Love working with Mr. Patient Grant! I highly recommend him to others. I'm learning at my own, turtle-like pace, but I am learning."
Martina
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"Judy is a fantastic teacher. She knew exactly how to help me get started at Ukulele and feel like I was making progress quickly! She makes students feel comfortable and successful. Highly recommended kids or adults!"
Leah Levine-Goldberg
Took Ukulele lessons from Judy G.
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"For a 1st lesson, fantastic! Not too rushed or over my head."
Scott
Took Ukulele lessons from Justin M.
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"GREAT UKE teacher. Patient, Encouraging, very knowledgeable, makes good comments about how to improve my playing. Makes complex music theory simple .
Nice and flexible. Listens well. MOST of ALL, makes me want to PRACTICE more
and study more. Pure MAGIC."
Anne
Took Ukulele lessons from Phillip Z.
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"Right away, Athena eased my son's nerves with her gentle approach and quirky humor. She understands how to meet a student where he is and take it from there. No undo pressure. Only joy. It's exactly what we were looking for."
Alex
Took Ukulele lessons from Athena M.
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"My daughters first lesson with Matthew was great. He is really good with children and I could see her wheels clicking into gear right away."
Michelle
Took Ukulele lessons from Matthew H.
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"I totally enjoyed my class with Geoff. We immediately started my lesson with tuning the ukulele. Then we went over the cords and strumming. I have been researching on playing the ukulele and his explanation on the strumming was a lot better than the book. He is teaching me how to play by listening to the notes which is great because I would be able to play the Hawaiian music for my hula classes. In addition, his studio is only a 5 minute drive from my house, which means I don’t have to deal with traffic."
Cherry
Took Ukulele lessons from Geoff S.
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"Greg did a great job on the first ukulele lesson with my daughter Vivian. Looking forward to the next one!"
Vivian
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"Great experience. My son loves the lesson."
Alex
Took Ukulele lessons from Paul M.
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