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Ryan B.

94 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2013
  • BA in Ethnomusicology from University of Illinois
  • 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 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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Melissa A.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $39
  • Teaches students 8 to 18
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Music Education from Vandercook College of Music
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Melissa A.

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Experienced music teacher of 10 years, specializing in teacher beginner ukulele students. We will work together to customize lessons to help you meet your goals. From learning how to hold the ukulele to beginning fingerpicking techniques, I'm here to help you on your journey to playing the happiest instrument in the world!

About Melissa

I am currently an elementary school music teacher, endorsed to teach K- 12th-grade students. I've been teaching for ten years and counting!! I attended Vandercook College of Music and received my B.A. in Music education. I later completed my Masters in Education Administration and Supervision at th

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Matt O.

25 Reviews
West Chicago, IL
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Spanish, German, English
  • Music from Roosevelt University
  • Teaching since 1997
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Matt O.

25 Reviews
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My Ukulele teaching style consists of a fun, relaxed, and engaging student paced learning environment.
My instruction is always tailored to my student's short term, and long term goals.
My promise to you as my student is that together we will discover what it takes for you to become a proficient musician with the ability to perform in front of any audience.
My classes with you will include the following content:
• Warm up exercises
• Fundamentals
• Mindfulness techniques
• Note reading
• Tab reading
• Sight reading
• Left hand/ right hand techniques
• Burst practicing (burnout prevention)
• Micro movements/economy of motion
• Proper posture both sitting and standing
• Stage performance techniques
• Embellishments
• Improvisation
• Unorthodox techniques
• Scales and Keys
• Theory
• Fretboard mastery
• Chords (all types)
• Songwriting
• Transcription
• Memorization
• Self sufficiency

About Matt

***LESSONS ARE TAUGHT IN PERSON AT MY STUDIO OR ONLINE USING SKYPE OR ZOOM*** Whether you are starting from square one, or you've reached a point where you can't go further on your own, or you would like to sharpen skills you already possess and want to take them to a higher level, I'm your guy.

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Evan
I have been learning tenor banjo (Irish tuning) from Matt. Although I'm a complete beginner, Matt has been a very patient teacher. He balances lessons between learning songs and music theory. His wit and humor make every lesson enjoyable.
Sydney
I've been taking lessons from Matt for more than 8 years now since I was young and he's super friendly and encouraging! Highly recommend as he has experience with many different areas of guitar and that offers freedom to learn whatever you want.
Luke Lehman
Matt is able to spot small things that make a big difference in a musician's journey no matter how far along they are. His demeanor puts his students at ease, and always encourages and builds up. I'd recommend Matt to anyone, at any level, wanting to grow as a musician!!
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Kirsty C.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Bachelor of Music Education and Music Therapy from Immaculata University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Kirsty C.

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About Kirsty

As a graduate of Immaculata University, I have a Bachelor's in Music Education and Music Therapy with a concentration in Flute Performance. I enjoy being a very active member of the Music Ministry group at my church. I am a flutist and vocalist for weddings and church services. For the past 15

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Nzinga
Kirsty is lively, energetic, and enthused about the flute, teaching it, guiding the process of musical development and flow, and engaging her student. I eagerly anticipate continuing my study under her coaching.
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Thomas
Kirsty very knowledgeable about music. She is very friendly and helpful. I am looking forward to my next lesson.
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Chelsea S.

53 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Music-Violin from Pinellas County Center for the Arts at Gibbs High School
  • Teaching since 2018
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Chelsea S.

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I believe that learning an instrument is a journey, just think of me as a tour guide! I believe in learning at your own pace and learning the things you are most interested in. Every step is an achievement and I want to assist you in making steps that will take you in the direction you want to go.

About Chelsea

Welcome everyone! I have a few beliefs: I believe that everyone should know how to play an instrument. Whether it is violin, ukulele, piano, their voice, whatever! Music is a part of what makes us human, and is important for personal development. I believe that no one is "too old" to star

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David
Great violin teacher! I am learning so much and having fun.
Sue
Really enjoyed my first lesson with Chelsea. She was super friendly and very helpful! She took her time to explain and didn’t make me feel overwhelmed. Looking forward to having her help me reach my piano goals. Highly recommend!
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Christian R.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Music, Audio Engineering, Culinary Arts, and Photography from TCC, OSU, NYIP
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students Male: 7 and up; Female: 5 and up
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Christian R.

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The Ukulele is such a fun instrument to play. It's a small instrument with a big sound. There is actually 4 different sizes you can choose from: Soprano, Concert, Tenor, and Baritone. The first 3 have the same string arrangement which is
G, C, E, A, and the Baritone is D, G, B, E, which is the same tuning as the first 4 strings on a guitar. Soprano is the smallest and the Baritone is the largest. If you want the true Hawaiian sound you need the Soprano. If you have really big hands or thick fingers you might want to go with the Concert or Tenor size so it will be easier to play.

They are very affordable instruments. The one I have is a Fender U Uke it was around 109.00. It's easier then guitar because you don't have to press down as hard on the strings.

Some of my favorite Ukulele players and bands that incorporate it are Jack Johnson, Brian May from Queen, Beach Boys, Elvis, Israel Iz, and many more.

I teach beginner to intermediate level for single and group lessons.

About Christian

Music is my passion. I've been playing music since I was a child but didn't get serious with it until I was 14, that's when I got my first electric guitar. So, from then on I've been playing and studying music for over 16 years. I play and teach guitar, piano, drums, and bass guitar. Aside from taki

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Wilma M.
I enjoyed learning from Christian today. I am 70 years old and did not feel out of place. He made me comfortable and he is very knowledgeable about how to go about teaching. He was very polite and patient with me and was able to go over things and explain professionally in a manner that did not insult my intelligence. He seems dedicated to teaching and does it very well .
I highly recommend this man to anyone that wants to learn how to play the Piano.
Wade J.
Christian has been top-notch in every way I could hope for. His communication prior to and after the lesson has been stellar, taking time to prep me then follow up with thorough, well written tips and details. (It's clear that he values the student's time as much as his own, and seeks to make the experience individualized and worthwhile for those he teaches.) The lesson itself was spot-on, being well balanced in both fun and degree of challenge. Feel very fortunate to have found him!
Cayden
Christian easily connects with my teenage son. He is professional while at the same time relaxed and easy-going. He stresses the importance of learning the basics but there is no high pressure. He strives to teach music that is interesting to my son and that challenges him. He does a great job of explaining things. We are happy we chose Christian as our teacher.

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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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"Mike is great. Very thorough and chill."
Ben
Took Ukulele lessons from Michael R.
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"Great experience so far! Can't wait for the rest of our lessons!"
Jennifer
Took Ukulele lessons from Jason M.
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"Jesse is a great teacher! I am a novice Ukelele player. On our first lesson he was able to perceive what I knew and what I needed to progress. I’ve had fun each day working the exercises he gave me. Looking forward to further lessons and learning more!"
Jennifer
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
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"Great first lesson for adult beginner. Appreciate you."
Erik
Took Ukulele lessons from Lee Q.
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"My daughters first lesson with Matthew was great. He is really good with children and I could see her wheels clicking into gear right away."
Michelle
Took Ukulele lessons from Matthew H.
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"He was patient and went right to the new techniques I was looking to do."
Ken
Took Ukulele lessons from Edwin I.
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"Making it all make sense!"
Scott
Took Ukulele lessons from Justin M.
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"Matt is very patient with my 6 year old. He is always always on time, and flexible with scheduling around what works best for our family."
Andrew
Took Ukulele lessons from Matt L.
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"Vanessa is a very positive and enthusiastic teacher. highly recommend Vanessa for music lessons!"
Abbey
Took Ukulele lessons from Vanessa G.
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