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Ryan B.

76 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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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Danny L.

Lisle, IL
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Downbeat Student Music Award from Downbeat Magazine
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2008
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Danny L.

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Students always seem surprised when I tell them they can learn any song on the ukulele. Any song? Yes, any song! Even if there's not a ukulele in it! I'll show you chords, scales, technique, and ear training so you can play ANY SONG!

You can hear me play ukulele in the videos section on my profile!

About Danny

I'm a professional musician from Lisle, IL with a wide range of musical knowledge and expertise. I hold two degrees in Upright Bass Jazz Performance (M.M. and B.A) from Northern Illinois University and University of Illinois at Chicago. I also play guitar, ukulele, mandolin, and love to produce mus

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Ian M.

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

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Percussion Performance & Music Education from Eastman School of Music
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Max K.

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The Ukulele is a beautiful instrument that is fun and easy way to enter into the world of music! My approach brakes down playing Ukulele into its simplest technical and musical parts to save unwanted frustration and instead, provide a comfortable, confident foundation for students to accomplish their goals with the instruments. Lessons prepare students to play songs, read chords, and a variety of other skills. As a Ukulele player, I have years of accompaniment experience as both a singer song writer and children's entertainer.

About Max

I am a professional drummer, hand drummer, music producer and recording artist. I graduated from the Eastman School of Music with a degree in music education and percussion performance. I am a New York State Certified music educator with over 6 years of private and classroom teaching experience.

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Ryan
Max is dope. Super patient, really positive, and over all a great dude.
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Raymond (Remi) L.

216 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Papiamento, Dutch
  • Awarded Very High acknowledgements from THE NATIONAL DEAN'S LIST OF AMERICA & AMERICAN BIOGRAPHICAL INSTITUTE.
  • Teaching since 1980
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Raymond (Remi) L.

216 Reviews
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You can count on quality lessons!
From day 1 you will be able to play a song on your Ukulele.

You will learn: Tuning, holding the pick,
Strumming techniques, Chords,
Repertoire of folk, blues and country songs.

About Raymond (Remi)

I completed musical studies at the Conservatory of Music of San Juan, Puerto Rico and graduated MAGNA CUM LAUDE, with Majors in Musical Education and as a Performing Artist. I am a qualified multilingual Music Instructor. I have performed as a guitarist with several orchestras, musical groups, ba

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Sheila Jaszlics
He is a very patient teacher who has helped me to hear and pronounce sounds that are not native to the English language. I would recommend him to people like myself that need to master Dutch for professional purposes.
Brianna
I have been doing lessons with Remi for 8 months now and I have learned SO MUCH! He is a fantastic teacher and always knows how to have fun in his lessons. :)
Michelle
Raymond was GREAT!!! Super patient and so, so kind!!! Would highly recommend!!!
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Damien S.

44 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Damien S.

44 Reviews
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I teach ukulele for the beginner to the player that likes to play with bands

About Damien

Orlando-based composer and guitarist Damien has made a name for himself as a writer of scores for film, theater and dance productions.;A graduate of Music Composition at SUNY Purchase (New York) and Musicology at the University College of Dublin (Ireland). Years of touring internationally and score

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Corinne C.
Great first lesson. Took the time to see where I am with my skills and took it from there. Looking forward to working with him to get better.
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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Park Ridge, IL

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Park Ridge is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $175 per hour.
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$51 average
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"Claire has been a delight as a teacher and CEO (Chief Enthusiasm Officer). I started from basically no musical training in many years and even a little apprehensive at the beginning. Claire teaches with such positivity that I did not feel self conscious or discouraged at any point. I felt very good about the progress from day one and was able to build on that. Claire has a deep technical understanding of music, but it's really her style and empathy that makes her effective, in my opinion. I have a ways to go, but I now have a base to improve from. I am no longer apprehensive in the least and look forward to each lesson. I highly recommend her as a teacher."
Jim
Took Ukulele lessons from Claire C.
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"Very good. Teacher knows his stuff. Teaches at the proper level for the student."
David
Took Ukulele lessons from Joel B.
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"I am a total beginner. No musical knowledge at all. Kirk is very patient, and is willing to explain things in detail."
John
Took Ukulele lessons from Kirk R.
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"Matt is an awesome teacher. He quickly assessed my skill level and met me there with new song covers, new strum patterns, and finger picking tutorials. As an intermediate ukulele-ist who's beginning to explore songwriting, I feel very fortunate to have crossed paths with Matt. He encourages me to share my work, and jams along, opening up rhythmic and harmonic possibilities I wouldn't think of on my own. In home recording technology is also a huge perk!
Very fun teacher, highly recommended!"
Sandra
Took Ukulele lessons from Matthew K.
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"Judy was very supportive, cheerful, and kind."
Austin
Took Ukulele lessons from Judy G.
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"Kevin gave the perfect lesson. He listened to my needs and my abilities as a student. He tailored instruction; he did not just start teaching me out of a book. If you want to get excited about your instrument of choice, Kevin will help that happen."
Samantha
Took Ukulele lessons from Kevin M.
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"Jesse’s a great teacher and is very patient and encouraging while this old dog learns some new tricks! I haven’t played a musical instrument in almost 50 years and never a stringed instrument, but his exercises and song choices make it challenging and fun! Watch for my upcoming gigs..haha! You never know!"
Teri
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
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"Great with kids! Makes it relateable :)"
Kim
Took Ukulele lessons from Matthew H.
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"Kirk has helped me learn to play songs on the ukulele very quickly! I just started a few weeks ago, and I can already play and sing a wide variety of songs in different styles. I have really enjoyed learning ukulele, and Kirk has made it easy and fun."
Alison
Took Ukulele lessons from Kirk R.
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"My daughter gets along with him. He's easy going and she enjoys her lessons. Recommend!"
Dan
Took Ukulele lessons from Ryan B.
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