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Ryan B.

94 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • BA in Ethnomusicology from University of Illinois
  • Teaching since 2013
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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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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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Matthew H.

145 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $26
  • Speaks French, English
  • Bachelors in Communication from Washington State University - Edward R Murrow School of Communications
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Matthew H.

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Award-Winning Teacher - Networked/played with various members of Heart & Bad Company & Former Queensryche. Learn Your Favorite Songs Quickly & Accurately.
2020 Update - Pacific NW Guitarist for Rudy Parris from "NBC TV's The Voice!" Go Team Blake -

Teaching Ukulele Is My Specialty.. Been Playing & Performing & Working In the Industry for 35 years now!
Update 2021- I have worked with clients On Both "NBC TV's The Voice, and Now "American Idol" Too!
Congrats "Ava August 2021" You Go Girl - You Got This! Remember 20 mins practicing your ear training everyday!
Congrats Amy and Zack too.. Sincerely Matthew :)

Ukulele has become more and more popular with shows like The Voice and Americas Got Talent. I'm on the cutting edge and am now teaching ukulele too. Ukulele is great for beginners because it has only 4 strings. Highly Recommended because I can get students good at this instrument pretty quickly.

About Matthew

Master How To Play An Instrument or Sing with Celeb Online or In-Studio Music Lessons & Personal Coaching.. Learn How Associates Of Mine Made it On American Idol 2021 & “NBC TV’s The Voice!" Develop The Sound & Singing Voice You Want & Need For Success! Congrats Ava August 2021 - I'm So Prou

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Eric B.
Matt helped me with exactly what I need.
Denise
I have benefited a great deal from my lessons with Matthew. He has so many suggestions and ideas to help me in my business, and I really appreciate that he asks me what do you need help with that we can work on today. He’s very flexible and accommodating in scheduling our lessons.
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Jon A.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Awarded Blue Note Guitar Competition from The Blue Note
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Jon A.

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Students will gain an understanding of the anatomy of the instrument, chording and strumming, and how to read charts and learn their favorite songs.

About Jon

I have been playing guitar since the age of 9. I have studied Classical, and Jazz at CCM's Prep Dept. in middle school and throughout high school as well as rock, folk, country etc. with other local teachers. I started teaching lessons at the age of 18 in local music stores and have never stopped.

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Jeff W.
My first lesson was heavy on intro and establishing a practice routine consisting mainly of exercises. This traditional method is what I grew up with and I'm looking forward to learning with Jon.
Cathy Miller M.
One of the best teachers that we have had! Great Experience
Mariah R.
Jon is an awesome teacher! He is great at explaining things and has helped me learn so much already, all while learning some awesome songs
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Barbara M.

32 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1970
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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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Jesse T.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jesse T.

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Jesse began studying guitar at the age of ten, and in his studies has developed an unwitting passion for playing and teaching. Bay Area native Jesse has studied with classical guitarist Angel Miguel Lejarza Leo, flamenco guitar virtuoso Jason McGuire, and has worked under the mindful instruction of classical guitarist Nicholas Goluses at the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, New York. There Jesse completed his Bachelors in Music (Classical Performance) with distinction, and was honored with a Performer’s Certificate, demonstrating excellence in guitar performance. During his undergraduate studies, Jesse performed in masterclasses led by the prestigious GFA winner, Tengyue Zhang, and Bach expert, Paul Galbraith. His time at Eastman has given him a strong background in music theory; he is an advocate for the written and aural analysis of music, and stresses the importance of composition and instrumental exploration. As a performer and teacher, Jesse specializes in ...

About Jesse

I love music and have been composing and performing for many years. And although I love to compose and perform, teaching is probably my favorite aspect of working in music. I get the most joy in teaching when an individual learns something new, or when things start to "click" so to speak. Further, I

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Pranidhi
Jesse is an excellent teacher. He is calm, warm and incredibly patient with my 6 year old daughter. After having a thoughtful discussion about how we should start lessons, we agreed on an approach that would further encourage her natural enthusiasm for music. She loves it. Jesse has also been very flexible with offering zoom and in person classes. I have been really impressed with how well he holds my daughter’s attention even over zoom. He is a wonderful teacher and I could not recommend him more.
Lily
Jesse masters the art of making teaching be FUN! He is an incredible musician, but knows how to connect with kids to open up their world to love and learn music. My 6 year old son and 7 year old daughter both do ukulele lessons with Jesse, and it’s a highlight of their week. As a parent, I’m excited to have them learning an instrument, and at the same time, I see it building their confidence too. Being brave to practice singing and playing the instrument, despite feeling nervous about it. Jesse has a beautiful way of connecting to the kids with humor and encouragement, so they feel both comfortable and confident. I’m so happy we started music lessons with Jesse, and honestly cannot recommend him enough!!
Patrick Kennedy
Jesse structures lessons for the skill of the student and the direction the student wants to go in. Emphasizing the students abilities. He is knowledgeable in all aspects of music. Jesse explains concepts well and also ensures the student understands what is being thought. Great guitarist and great teacher.
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Jeremy P.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $25
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance from Kennesaw State University
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Jeremy P.

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My students will learn to play simple chords, chord progressions, and tunes and be able to develop an ear where they can learn all kinds of material on the ukulele!

About Jeremy

Hello! I'm currently a Doctoral Candidate studying Trumpet Performance at Florida State University where I am studying with Dr. Christopher Moore. I have participated in several different ensembles throughout my studies and have played in and around the metro Atlanta, and Mid-Michigan areas. I enjoy

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Arthur
Jeremy was patient and thoughtful in teaching my son how to play trumpet.
Josie
Jeremy Is amazing!
Aileen
Jeremy was great! My daughter’s first lesson went very well. Her first instructor joined the military, so we were left to select someone new. By God’s grace and a lot of help from Michael at TakeLessons, we landed on Jeremy’s profile. We couldn’t have gotten a better instructor the second time around! It’s like an extension of the first lessons! Jeremy is knowledgeable, kind, sincere, laid back, patient, and encouraging. What more could we ask for? As a mother, I really appreciate his communication with me via phone and email. If you are looking for a great instructor, you can do no better than Jeremy!

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The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Hickory Hills is $61. 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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"Zachary was phenomenal! He is so knowledgeable and organized and I can’t wait for my next lesson."
Sharon
Took Ukulele lessons from Zachary D.
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"Greg was very pleasant and patient. He made my daughter very comfortable even though the class was online and it was her first time learning an instrument."
Vaarya
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"very friendly and knowledgable!"
Paige
Took Ukulele lessons from Lisa C.
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"Very good experience. Looking forward to the next lesson."
Keenan
Took Ukulele lessons from Christian R.
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"Tony was awesome, he knows all students are not alike, I am super motivated to know I can learn at my own pace!"
Lee
Took Ukulele lessons from Tony N.
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"Rachel was really easy to get along with. She gave a lot of good tips and tricks in regards to practicing. Really knowledgeable about instrument and passionate about her job. She makes the lessons very enjoyable. Absolutely recommend!"
Sarah
Took Ukulele lessons from Rachel H.
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"My daughter knew nothing about playing the ukulele, and tried to learn it online youtube tutorials but still had trouble. Athena has been very patient and understanding with her and my daughter now knows many chords and has been improved. She is also very encouraging and inspiring."
Dharmesh
Took Ukulele lessons from Athena M.
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"Our first lesson was fantastic! Lee went over all of the basics while also tailoring the lesson to my knowledge and skill level. She was good with time and covered a lot in 45 minutes. I'm excited for my next lesson!"
Domenique
Took Ukulele lessons from Lee Q.
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"Lesson was great fun. Judy is very good at making you feel that you're actually making progress and she is very patient with absolute rookies."
Martin
Took Ukulele lessons from Judy G.
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"David is terrific. Much better than any of my other teachers. He is professional, knowledgeable and practical. I always leave feeling I have learned something I can take home with me and improve."
James Zidell
Took Ukulele lessons from David D.
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