Ukulele Lessons in Lake Zurich, IL

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Ian M.

8 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • 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.

Felicia B.

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

6 Reviews
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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.

Jeremie W.

26 Reviews
McHenry, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Music Composition from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaching since 2014
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Jeremie W.

26 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'Brie

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Dave K.
It was great for a first session
Danny
Jeremie is a great instructor. He moves and a good pace, really knows the details of what he is teaching, and caters the lesson material to you to keep it interesting. Would highly recommend!
Anoop A.

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Carolyn O.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Japanese, Hawaiian, English, French
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1981
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Carolyn O.

18 Reviews
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Learn how to play basic chords and sing your favorite songs.
Explore how chords are built and how to read music charts.
How to watch videos and play like your favorite artists.
Compile your Ukulele Songbook - and maybe create your own songs?

About Carolyn

Coming from a large extended family in Hawaii, I was surrounded by luau music, kachi-kachi dancing, Japanese bon dances, handsome local guys singing and playing their guitars and my aunties strumming their ukes and singing old songs. I reveled in walking alone in Nature or playing piano and singing

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Talitha
Had a great first lesson! I wasn't sure what to expect from an online music lesson, but Carolyn is a great teacher and I could hear the difference after a single lesson.
Milena Gomes
Great!
Natalia S.
Best teacher ever!
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Phillip Z.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Phillip Z.

27 Reviews
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Ukulele students start with five subjects.

1) Technique is concerned with the development of the physical mechanics involved in playing the instrument.

2) Scales are a part of basic music vocabulary and building blocks of the musical language.

3) Chords are also basic vocabulary of the musical language.

4) Note reading is not required for every student. It really depends on the students' goals. However, I strongly encourage everyone learn to read musical notation, (more than tablature). Literacy in reading music is analogous to literacy in reading in our English language. Can you imagine how much smaller our world would be if we couldn't read?

5) Songs utilize the skills and concepts of all the previously mentioned subjects and are the goal of studying music. The student chooses what songs they want to play, guided by my suggestions; Jazz, rock, blues, country, bluegrass, R &B - "How deep is the ocean, how high is the sky?"

A beginning student will practice ...

About Phillip

I teach music. The guitar, bass guitar, and ukulele just happen to be the particular instruments I choose. Music as a language, discipline, and art, is the goal. I've been teaching, performing, studying, composing, for some thirty years. I've studied and gigged in the classical, jazz, rock, bl

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Thomas
Phillip demonstrated a high degree of professionalism while making my son feel very comfortable.
Carolyn P.
Phil is a naturally gifted teacher. He listens well and took time to understand what I feel I need to concentrate on right now. He knows how to work with a person effectively.
Carolyn P.
Phil is a naturally gifted teacher. He listens well and took time to understand what I feel I need to concentrate on right now. He knows how to work with a person effectively.
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Cameron D.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Music Performance (Percussion) from Schwob School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Cameron D.

4 Reviews
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Ukulele is just like a better guitar... I can help you learn whatever song you want- or even make your own! I have an extra ukulele for you to learn on as well.

About Cameron

Hey I'm Cameron, I'll try to cater lessons to your goals and have fun in the process. I love sharing my knowledge, musical experience, and love for music! High energy and engaging!

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Michaelynne W.
Cameron is a great teacher!
Michaelynne W.
Great lesson! Thanks!
Bryson/Jaxson
Patient with us learning! Great instructor

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Lake Zurich, IL

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Lake Zurich 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 $112 per hour.
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"Jason is very friendly and personable. He started with the basics on chords on the ukulele and he was patient with me. I learned different ways to hold a chord, strumming, chord progressions, and beginning picking. I enjoyed learning so much in the short amount of time that the lesson went by quickly. I am going to sign up my son to go with me and have back to back lessons. Mahalo Jason!"
Percival Dalilis
Took Ukulele lessons from Jason M.
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"He's super friendly, patient, and knowledgeable. I'm really enjoying my work with Jason!"
Jeremy
Took Ukulele lessons from Jason M.
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"Great teacher. We have had 2 lessons so far, really enjoyed it. Cole is very friendly, fun and at the same time professional and patient. Great teacher. We look forwarding to a lot of learning with Cole in the future."
Xun
Took Ukulele lessons from Cole P.
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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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"Grant worked very well with my daughter and made her feel comfortable on her first lesson. She is excited to learn and says she likes the lessons much better than the piano lessons she had been taking."
Sienna
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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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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"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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"My son really liked Lee. She was nice, patient and gave clear instructions."
Adam
Took Ukulele lessons from Lee Q.
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"I am very much a beginner but Rick was patient and very helpful. He put a very useful app on my phone. Now I need to buy a uke and practice!"
Jan
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard W.
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"I've tried using on line videos and ukulele lesson books to learn to play the ukulele. But I couldn't seem to get past a certain level. I signed up for lessons with Athena and I understand a LOT more about the composition, and how to bring it all together in my playing. She's great at understanding my "why" questions, and is very patient as I learn each new thing. At the end of our lesson she gives me a practice plan so I know what to work on for the week to improve. It's made a big difference. I appreciate how quickly Athena understands what's confusing me about something new, and how quickly she explains it in a logical, clear way. I'm enjoying my lessons, and Athena has been encouraging at each step of the way. If you want to learn a new instrument, or improve your skill, Athena is a great instructor to work with!"
Lisa
Took Ukulele lessons from Athena M.
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