Ukulele Lessons in Kenilworth, IL

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Ryan B.

94 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Jeremie W.

32 Reviews
Grayslake, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Music Composition from Columbia College Chicago
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Jeremie W.

32 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'Brien

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Paul R.
Jeremie is patiently progressing me, very encouraging
Kris
Jeremie has been awesome. Super patient and works on what you want to play!
Didi L.
Based on my first lesson with Jeremie, I feel very confident that he will be able to help me achieve my music goals, to learn jazz guitar and music theory in a gradual manner without feeling overwhelmed.
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Jennifer P.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
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Jennifer P.

21 Reviews
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While teaching Ukulele I focus on chords and stum patterns. This is usually done while learning songs

About Jennifer

My name is Jen P. and I have an extensive amount of education and experience within the music industry. I attended Minnesota State University for guitar performance and music industry. My experience includes touring, recording, teaching, writing, singing and playing various musical instruments.

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Joe S.
Jen is a terrific instructor! First, she is knowledgeable about her instrument, which is great, but she’s also able to evaluate a student’s progress, and provide essential tips for improvement. She has a way of breaking down the problem into manageable segments. I finally feel that I’m on my way, and I’m looking forward to the next lesson!
Yanelly S.
Jenn was a fantastic instructor! I had always wanted to learn an instrument and when I was gifted a ukulele I immediately started looking for a teacher. She was patient and kind with instruction. She gave me plenty of music sheet to practice our weekly songs which I could use as homework throughout the week. She also went over strengthening and dexterity exercises and fingerpicking exercises. I had to end our lesson due to schedule constraints at work but I know she also teaches guitar and I hope to work with her to learn this instrument in the future!
Kiko C.
Jennifer is awesome with my daughter.
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Tara L.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Speaks English, Nepali, Thai
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Awarded first place at many music competitions from Mt. Airy Fiddler's Convention, Maury River Fiddler's, Deer Creek Fiddlers, etc
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Tara L.

21 Reviews
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I learned from some great musicians out west that the ukulele can be really fun and have more range of notes too when tuned GDAE as a violin would be tuned. Ever since I learned that I have loved playing the ukulele and also have fun helping others to become well versed in playing many styles of music on there. One can play rhythm, melodies, improvise, write songs, play almost any style of music on a ukulele.

About Tara

I have a Masters in Education as well as having spent many years performing, teaching in one on one and group settings both privately and at music camps and festivals. I play and teach bluegrass, old time, blues, folk, Irish, and swing jazz styles. I like my students to really enjoy playing music an

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Stefan S.
Tara is a very knowledgeable and easy-going instructor. Her ability to teach theory in bite-sized chunks while keeping the lesson light and fun is extremely commendable. No grad-school music theory textbooks here, just color-coded fun. Her mnemonic devices are also hilarious. 6/5 stars
Stephen Z.
Great!
Aidan K.
The way Tara presents traditional tunes is straightforward and easy to digest, while staying as true to the tune as possible. Super friendly, and really easy to work with.
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Mary Ann G.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1993
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Mary Ann G.

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Have fun learning uke. I teach finger-picking, strumming, counting and riffs to play your favorite songs with ease!!
Soprano, Concert, Tenor & Baritone

About Mary Ann

I have been teaching for over 30 years. I am a singer-songwriter-guitarist and performer. A native born Southern Californian, her life focus has always been music, from her beginnings as a little girl in the church choir to playing guitar in her first all girl band by age 12. She received her formal

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Gary G.
Extremely knowledgeable and also patient
Mike
Awesome! If I can learn to play the Uke anyone can.
Nancy
Mary has been awesome. I am an absolute complete beginner and she is patient and so encouraging! I have booked my next series of session. Highly recommend Mary!
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Mary-Elizabeth H.

45 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Danish, Spanish, French
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mary-Elizabeth H.

45 Reviews
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Beginner-intermediate lessons for children or adults.

Music lessons with me are FUN! I am here to help you learn and support you along your journey.

My teaching method is special because it is tailored very specifically to your needs. You are welcome if you're brand new to ukulele or if you've played for a few years.

I have been teaching privately and in music schools for 23 years and beginners are my specialty! I teach ages 4+. We learn songs that you are interested in. You will receive a balanced music education that covers all aspects of playing music.

About Mary-Elizabeth

Hello! I am a professional violin/fiddle player and singer. I have recently relocated from NYC to Los Angeles for a little more sun and sand. I have been teaching private and group classes for over 25 years, since 1995. In New York I performed and taught music classes all over Manhattan and Brooklyn

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Audrey
As an adult learner who has always been interested in the violin, I have really enjoyed my experience with Mary-Elizabeth. She is a positive, patient, and encouraging teacher. We have been doing virtual lessons together and I am very impressed with how well she is able to offer corrections to my sound, posture, bow placement, etc... through a computer screen. It just goes to show how knowledgeable she is at her craft. I highly recommend Mary-Elizabeth for violin lessons.
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Maya
My daughter had her first lesson today and she can’t wait for the next one!

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Kenilworth, IL

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Kenilworth 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 $130 per hour.
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"My son is a BEGINNER beginner. Rodrigo is a very nice guy and seems to know his stuff very well. I would give him 5 stars but I don't think he realized that my son needed the basic, basic 1st lesson (i.e. how to hold the instrument). We've only attended one session so this is fully based on that one lesson. I'm sure he'll adjust his teaching from here on out."
Tui
Took Ukulele lessons from Rodrigo R.
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"Rachel is a fantastic teacher and incredibly knowledgeable. In just a few lessons with her she has exceeded my expectations of what I was going to accomplish with her. I highly recommend her if you're looking for a instructor."
Sonny
Took Ukulele lessons from Rachel H.
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"My daughter had her first lesson today and she can’t wait for the next one!"
Maya
Took Ukulele lessons from Mary-Elizabeth H.
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"Ryan was great. Prepared, patient and very helpful"
Tanima
Took Ukulele lessons from Ryan B.
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"Tom is an outstanding instructor, professionally gifted, most helpful and very personable."
Grace
Took Ukulele lessons from Tom S.
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"Very good instructor. Able to keep me focussed and pick up on some things the change my chord construction and strumming. Very positive."
Ben
Took Ukulele lessons from Vanessa G.
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"Nick is a great ukulele teacher. He works with my daughter in her after school program but we've also done online/virtual lessons and even I learn so much! He's fun, easy going, super encouraging and a true talent that he can see what my daughter (and I) are doing right and wrong. He's the best music teacher you can find."
Josh
Took Ukulele lessons from Nick R.
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"I am seventy years old and have absolutely no natural ability! Robert is patience and respectful, he always find something good about what I have learned. Very encouraging. My third lesson was the best as we both seemed more relaxed and get more comfortable. I like Robert."
Kathryn Cartledge
Took Ukulele lessons from Robert M.
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"Greg is an amazing instructor! If you are going to take lessons don’t hesitate to sign up for lessons with Greg! It has been so fun taking lessons with him! I really enjoy taking lessons with him because he makes my lessons fun and he takes time to answer my questions so that I understand everything that I need to know! Greg always makes me leave my lesson with a smile on my face! He teaches me so well and I have really come a long way because of him! I am always excited to come back to lessons! I really think that Greg is an amazing instructor because he will answer all of my questions and if I am stuck with something he will go out of his way to help me! I would definitely recommend taking lessons with Greg because he is very respectful, he is very understanding, and he is very nice! That is why I would recommend taking lessons with Greg!"
Vivian
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"This is my first experience with music lessons. Omar is very patient and supportive and knowledgeable. Very happy with him."
Ellen
Took Ukulele lessons from Omar W.
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