Ukulele Lessons in Hoffman Estates, IL

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Felicia B.

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

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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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Ryan B.

76 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
  • 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 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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Barbara K.
Patient teacher and expert practitioner. Really cares about student's growth. He also reminds you to have fun. Always on time for lesson, too.
Ryan
Great first lesson, Ryan!
Vincent
He seemed angry and disinterested, not really wanting to teach the lesson. Bad experience and bad teacher in general.
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Ian M.

8 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ian M.

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About Ian

I started playing guitar originally in 1991. I picked up bass and ukulele (and then over the ensuing years, gradually a plethora of other instruments, such as voice, drums, piano, and harp). I started teaching in 2001 throughout the Chicagoland area. First in music stores, then schools, then people

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Janet B.
Excellent!
William Z.
First lesson was great. It took a little time setting up and getting to know each other. For a first lesson, I came away with some very useful information on a song I was having a problem with. I like the direction it is going. Looking forward to the next lesson.
Krista S.
Well hello there budding musician- I started taking ukulele lessons with nearly zero previous experience and little idea what to expect a few months ago. As a teacher, Ian is extremely patient, accommodating, and attentive, but remains very much human throughout the whole process. His years spent teaching across instruments, ages, and levels of expertise make for a trustworthy experience. Definitely recommend.

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Nicole C.

74 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Master's from Dowling College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nicole C.

74 Reviews
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Learn great songs and feel the spirit of a tropical island while you learn. Choose your own songs or I can suggest songs. Let the fun begin!

About Nicole

Nicole began her musical journey on Long Island, New York when she began piano lessons at age five. While receiving training on piano, she joined her elementary school orchestra in the 3rd grade and quickly soared with violin. During this period, Nicole began learning music theory and the art of

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Ava B.
Nicole was very professional, with a warm personality and friendly attitude. She was able to nicely relate to my very shy daughter. We’re looking forward to the next lesson!
Patty
Nicole was fun and encouraging! I had a great time!
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Jackie T.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Professional Diploma of Performance Studies from Mannes School of Music, The New School
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2014
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Jackie T.

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Basic understanding of the ukulele, general music theory, studying chords to build songs

About Jackie

Hello! I am a graduate student at the Mannes School of Music at The New School in New York City pursuing my Professional Studies Diploma in Flute Performance with Judith Mendenhall. I have many years of teaching experience, including private flute lessons, ukulele lessons, general music classes

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Maya M.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Maya M.

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I've been teaching acoustic guitar for 7 years (since I was a teen myself!) and ukulele for about 3. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to read and play from basic tabs, and as time goes on we can work on songs you pick yourself. I generally don't teach ukulele students to read sheet music unless they ask; this is because in the "real world" of playing musicians, ukulele players almost never use actual sheet music. Students should have and bring their own ukulele. I will work with students ages 6+, but I recommend waiting until the individual student has sufficient hand size/strength to feel comfortable reaching several chord shapes.

About Maya

- I am classically trained in piano and music theory (attended college for both from the age of 15) and have a strong emphasis on music theory and good technique in my lessons, but I also understand the importance of ear training. I practice with and encourage each student in developing relative pi

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Hoffman Estates, IL

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Hoffman Estates 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 $112 per hour.
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"Jessica is professional and very talented at what she does. She has an incredible amount of enthusiasm for music and empowering others to expand their musical knowledge. I highly recommend taking lessons with Jessica and experiencing her fun-loving spirit and expansive musical knowledge."
Chelsea
Took Ukulele lessons from Jessica R.
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"We were new to the whole online, private lesson world and only tried as a test for our 10 yr-old son. He has now been working with Jason for several months now and shows no signs of stopping. Our son is progressing, has gained confidence and still seems to have fun. Jason is on time and if you cannot make a lesson he is flexible in rescheduling if given some notice. Finally, I would be remiss if I didn't mention how much Jason packs into his lessons without overwhelming the student. We highly recommend him!"
Rosa
Took Ukulele lessons from Jason M.
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"We had a great 1st lesson! Robert is great with kids ! My son left his lesson saying "Well that was fun! I can't wait for my next one !""
Aidan
Took Ukulele lessons from Robert M.
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"I'm an old fart but I'm learning! =D"
Pat
Took Ukulele lessons from Michael J.
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"Terrific easy to work with!"
Asia
Took Ukulele lessons from Kat M.
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"I thought I'd be able to teach myself the ukulele, but there is so many nuances to the process that I had missed. I like the way Remi corrected bad habits immediately and the way he simplified chord changes. Really looking forward to practicing some specific items this week and to my next lesson."
Amanda
Took Ukulele lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"We enjoyed working with Sara. My son’s first lesson went great. He was nervous but she put him at ease. Looking forward to more lessons."
Levi
Took Ukulele lessons from Sara C.
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"I'm three lessons deep into the ukulele and I'm really satisfied with Ryan. We've met once in person and twice online; I've had some health issues and he has been really accomodating switching this up for me. He's easy going and takes his time expaining history, theory, and taking it step by step while remaining encouraging and giving honest feedback. He wastes no time and you really get the most out of your lesson. I look forward to continuing on with Ryan. As a teacher and performer myself, I appreciate that he gets down to the business of doing the work but is just very nice as well!"
Jonathan
Took Ukulele lessons from Ryan B.
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"Eric was the right fit for me. He started me on the basics in a very relaxed way. Plus - his favorite Beatle is George!"
Karin Eide
Took Ukulele lessons from Eric C.
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"Grant continues to be an excellent teacher for this beginner ukulele player. It's been years since I have practices music, and he is so patient as I try to re-learn how to read and play music. I highly recommend him as a teacher, and I look forward to learning more disciplines from him (including meditation and astrology!)"
leslie
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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