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Chloe G.

Dundee, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2017
  • 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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Issa R.
Chloe has a way of connecting with her students in a short period of time. Especially with a teenager with ASD and PTSD. She has been wonderful. We are looking for Many more months to cone.
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 :)
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Ryan B.

76 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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 Jefferson Park 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

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Claire C.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachaoler's of Music from Columbia College Chicago
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Claire C.

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Learning the basics is the best way to develop a solid foundation for your musical journey. We'll learn to tune, build chords and finger pick simple melodies. We'll learn to listen to songs and pick out the melody by ear, allowing you to learn any song you want!

About Claire

My name is Claire and I have been making a living as a touring/gigging musician for the last eight years. I studied music performance and production at Columbia College Chicago. I have played in a variety of styles, both solo and as part of a band. I currently tour with my band, The Lucky Dutch on

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Great first class. Super encouraging.
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Super patient and knowledgeable.
Matthew T.
Great first lesson with Claire. She listens and understands and comes up with a plan accordingly. Very highly recommend.

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David S.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Music Department Award 2003 from Salisbury University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching ukulele to beginner and intermediate students. Whether you are just starting out or you've been playing for a while, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He teaches chord formations and strum patterns, along with learning specific songs the student would like to learn.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playin

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Albino M.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Portuguse and English, portuguese
  • Performance, Music production and Sound Engineering from Berklee College Of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Albino M.

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I have been playing Ukulele since 2007.
Usually play it in a band setting and accompanying singers!!

About Albino

Albino was born in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, a country in southern Africa known for its rich musical and cultural heritage. Fueled by the resourcefulness and determination that have always characterized Mozambicans, he built his first guitar at 16 from a 5-liter can of oil, scrap wood, and

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Shreya B.
I recently began singing again after a year and was very unconfident in my voice and my ability to improve. Albino was the perfect instructor for someone like me because of his patience and positivity. He was able to point out issues with my singing technique or provide feedback in a very positive way, without seeming critical. Whenever I was confused about something, he would work with me non-stop until I understood. Albino inspires confidence in all his students, and I highly recommend him as a teacher!
Shreya B.
I recently began singing again after a year and was very unconfident in my voice and my ability to improve. Albino was the perfect instructor for someone like me because of his patience and positivity. He was able to point out issues with my singing technique or provide feedback in a very positive way, without seeming critical. Whenever I was confused about something, he would work with me non-stop until I understood. Albino inspires confidence in all his students, and I highly recommend him as a teacher!
Alexandra Fallon
Albino is fabulous. I accomplished so much more in my lessons with him than I thought possible! He's so talented and also very patient.
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Jordan M.

112 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Music Education, Jazz Emphasis from University of Miami, Coral Gables
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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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.
Laura W.
Jordan is wonderful!! He has taught both of my twin sons brass for the last few years. He is patient, knowledgable, and skilled at getting students excited about music!
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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Evanston, IL

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Evanston is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $140 per hour.
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"Grant was able to feel out my interest and musical level surprisingly quickly and get me going toward MY goal. I felt more comfortable than expected and came away encouraged in my goals. Looking forward to more."
Marti
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"Savannah was very happy with her lessons. She learned new techniques and the proper sized instruments."
Savananh
Took Ukulele lessons from Matthew K.
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"Sign up for classes with John. Just do it, and you won't regret it.

Whatever the opposite of musically-gifted is, that is what I am. I'm an adult beginner in the truest sense of the word - never read sheet music, couldn't hold a beat to save my life, and hadn't played an instrument. EVER. That's why I'm still amazed that I've learned to play a couple of simple songs after a few lessons with John - it's a great achievement on his part!

John has the patience of a saint and a great ability to teach. If I don't understand a concept or have difficulty contorting my fingers to hold a certain chord, he shows me a different way and can break it down to simpler terms. He's really a great teacher. On top of that, he's laid back, approachable, amiable, and very understanding of my busy work schedule. He makes sure I leave each lesson with enough homework to practice and gives me constructive criticism to work on my technique. Like another reviewer said, John is really worth his weight in gold!!"
Amanda
Took Ukulele lessons from John B.
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"Steven is an excellent instructor. He is patient and kind. He breaks things down to make it easier to learn and play. I see improvement in my lessons every week."
Will Peterson
Took Ukulele lessons from Steven F.
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"Remi is a sweet and wonderful teacher. He is patient and easy going with lots of life lessons as well as music lessons. Learning new a new instrument is "never hard, just challenging and fun" as Remi always says. I have been taking Ukulele lessons with him for a few months now and am amazed at my progress. His home is very comfortable and welcoming. His wife is often near by and always friendly with a hello and kind gesture. He is also flexible with schedule changes as my work schedule can change from week to week which is helpful. I highly recommend picking up a new hobby and working with him as your mentor and teacher."
Tanya
Took Ukulele lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"Cameron is a great teacher!"
Michaelynne
Took Ukulele lessons from Cameron D.
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"Zoey (6) says, "Your cat looks very soft." and "You have a lot of instruments." and "I like what you teach me." and "You are very sweet and kind.""
Kimberly
Took Ukulele lessons from Brandi B.
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"My son has special needs related to an anoxic brain injury. This can create frustration with simple things like learning a new chord that feels funny or is difficult to move your fingers to. He always checks in with us to see what concerns we have and then, helps us by offering suggestions on how to make something easier or less frustrating to learn. I think Jonathan does a good job of meeting us where we are. Jonathan is patient with both of us. Today, he talked to my son about practicing communicating so we can understand how to help him learn. He talked to me about it being ok to break away from the timing and to hit chords at the same time as my son so the song can come together."
Jackie
Took Ukulele lessons from Jonathan B.
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"Francesca is absolutely fantastic. I did a LOT of research when I was selecting a teacher. The teacher had to be multi-faceted (I wanted to explore singing, performing, and learning guitar/ukulele). The teacher had to have positive energy: there's nothing worse than a boring teacher. They had to be personable, communicate well and be NICE, but still be demanding when needed (to keep us challenged and excited and *learning*!). And finally, they had to have No Big Ego -- that is crucial to me, and very hard to find when you find someone that is very good at what they do.

Well, Francesca is ALL of those positive qualities. She knows her stuff, communicates very efficiently (and nicely!). She has a huge range of skills and talents -- from very professional skills/talents while still being able to do/show very down-to-earth personal performances (check out her videos of her performances -- you can see she is very skilled but also very personable -- a rare combination).

Another HUGE quality is her ability with kids. While I am an adult, it was very telling about what kind of *teacher* Francesca is by seeing her be successful with Kids. When I would arrive a bit early for my lessons, often she was just finishing up the last few minutes with a child. She is VERY good with children -- and that is a skill in itself. It's one thing to communicate well with adults; a whole other talent to be "fun" and inspirational to kids! And Francesca does that extremely well. The children learn and have fun doing it -- you can tell by the interactions that the kids are excited and are learning and doing well... of course that equals Fun (and keeps them motivated to learn more). If you have children that want to learn any musical instrument, I would highly recommend Francesca.

All in all, I am very happy I found her. I have learned SO much in just my first several lessons that I am very pleased with the VALUE of her teaching -- some teachers may be cheaper in cost, but if it takes 5 times longer to learn from a semi-good teacher, you end up spending more and getting less, and taking more time. The old saying applies here: "You get what you pay for."

If there were 6 stars available, Francesca would get that rating from me."
Daniel
Took Ukulele lessons from Francesca V.
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"I'm an ABSOLUTE BEGINNER, and James is very patient and thorough. I look forward to each lesson!"
Barbara
Took Ukulele lessons from James R.
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