Ukulele Lessons in Skokie, IL

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Ryan B.

94 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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 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 students 7 and up
  • B.A. Music Composition from Columbia College Chicago
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Jeremie W.

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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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Grant H.

178 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Waka Winter Classic Winner 2015 from Wakarusa Music Festival/Pipeline Productions
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Grant H.

178 Reviews
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I like to make learning an instrument fun and easy to fit into your schedule!

If you're an adult finally getting around to learning your dream instrument or a child following your passion of playing music I tailor your lessons specifically to you. We look at what you want to play, pick specific songs that you want to learn, and learn the techniques you need to play these songs. It sounds simple, but it's so effective and much more fun to learn this way!

About Grant

Hi! I'm Grant! And it would be my pleasure to be your music instructor. I teach all of the fretted string instruments: Guitar | Banjo | Mandolin | Bass | Ukulele I structure my lesson plans specifically around what you want to learn and how you want to learn it. We will go as slow or fa

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James C. Harney II
thank you for your patience Grant is an awesome instructor
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Bebé S.

49 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Bebé S.

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Want to be able to read music? Interested in being able to pick up your Ukulele and play your favorite pop songs? Want to impress your family and friends with some flashy classical pieces? Well look no further, I will help you build a solid foundation of music theory, sight-reading, ear training, and technique while tailoring to your personal needs and goals. All ages and genres are welcome, my only rule is to have fun, so let's get started.

About Bebé

I am a professional singer, pianist, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Broward College with an Associates Degree in Music Technology and dual -majoring in Vocal Performance. My primary instruments are Voice and Piano, but I also play guitar and trumpet. All of my students can exp

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Julie D.
Very good first lesson. Will continue with her.
Tonya
Bebé is one of the best voice teachers I have ever had. I have had a few instructors who just run you through exercises and make you sing random songs, but Bebé takes the time to explain everything very thoroughly. She is very respectful and very flexible when it comes to scheduling. All you have to do is communicate any concerns with her and she makes sure to go out of her way to accommodate all of your needs. I have enjoyed every lesson that I have had with her and even on days where I don’t have the energy, she always finds a way to prep me up. I couldn’t have asked for a better teach and my voice has grown so much. I find it way easier to sing and hit notes that I had trouble with when first starting off. I recommended her to a few of my friends and will continue to do so to anyone looking for an experienced and amazing teacher.
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Jake B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Songwriting from Western Washington University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jake B.

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Ukulele teacher with 10 years of experience available for eager students of all ages and skill levels! I adore this fun instrument and can teach everything from the basics of chords and strumming all the way up to more advanced fingerpicking, soloing, and chord voicings. I like to adapt to the needs of my students so that I'm teaching you what YOU want to learn. I can teach you no matter what size ukulele you play. If you want a teacher who is fun, knowledgeable, and relatable, then look no further!

About Jake

People often tell me that I'm approachable and friendly, so that makes our lessons extra enjoyable! I have experience teaching kids in the classroom and also online. You can expect to have some fun while gaining a solid foundation in the basics and making progress towards your goals. I was bor

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Jase
Jake was extremely friendly and enthusiastic during our lesson! He was very flexible and willing to teach depending on what I was interested in, and skilled enough to give immediate examples of how to apply those skills. I would highly recommend him for Ableton lessons!
fernando
I still plan on continuing learning from Jake. He's way of teaching is very helpful for my way of learning. Very patient and won't rush anything moment of the time you're learning from him.
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Teresa Y.

57 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Teresa Y.

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I especially enjoy introducing beginners of all ages to the ukulele, which was my first musical passion as a young child! These days, my passion is working with my students in ways that prepare them to pursue their musical interests armed with correct posture and hand position, foundational technique, music-reading capabilities, and what I call the "building blocks" of music: knowledge of functional music theory and how to use it.

"Functional music theory" can sound daunting, but in fact it is fascinating, at least the way I teach it, using analogies appropriate to the age of the student, from chords like different types of sandwiches (yum!) to chord progressions like the materials and equipment used to build a house.

I also encourage my students from the start to EXPRESS themselves musically, emotionally, playfully, in ways that keep their imaginations engaged in their musical studies, rather than private lessons becoming stressful or tedious.

Note that young beginners ...

About Teresa

A musician since age 4, Teresa's dad took her early passion for music seriously. So she respects the power that parents have to foster their children's musical lives! She notes the many stories she has heard over the years: "If someone had just supported my interest"... "If my teacher had listened t

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Freddie B.
She is a good teacher! Kind, and very informative.
CJ
Teresa is an amazing music teacher! This was my first time getting singing lessons, and I was really nervous going into it, but she did such a great job at helping me feel more comfortable in the beginning. She’s so kind and she’s a great teacher too. The techniques and skills that she taught me have been extremely helpful, and she teaches them in a really easy-to-understand way. I would definitely recommend her!
Melody L.
Teresa is very nice, she teaches my first lesson with her heart as well as her knowledge and skills.

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Skokie, IL

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Skokie 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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"I really enjoyed my first lesson and excited to learn more."
Ethan
Took Ukulele lessons from Brandi B.
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"Very good experience with Kirk! He was knowledgeable and patient, and I could tell he really enjoys teaching."
Deanna
Took Ukulele lessons from Kirk R.
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"My son just loves every 3-month recitals; he proudly collects all medals from each concert. We can see improvements not only with the ukulele but also with self-discipline. Online group lessons are very productive and energetic."
Maria
Took Ukulele lessons from Anna P.
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"Nicole is a great teacher, profession, patient and positive""
Jean
Took Ukulele lessons from Nicole C.
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"This lesson was great. Chris is an excellent teacher, and is giving me just enough of a challenge to keep me interested. I feel I will learn to play the ukulele very well with Chris as my teacher. I look forward to my next lesson."
Scott
Took Ukulele lessons from Christopher B.
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"He shares great songs and tricks that i've never heard before."
teala
Took Ukulele lessons from Jason M.
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"Greg is incredible. He's patient, upto date which my daughter loves and thorough in his teaching. I wish we had found Greg sooner!!!"
Annamaria
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"Jimmy is a great music teacher. He blends music theory and application in the right proportion to suit your needs. By teaching the fundamentals of music theory, he enables you to build a strong foundation. It's challenging for me to find time to practice but music lessons from Jimmy inspires me to make time to practice and dig deeper into music theory. The best part about his teaching style is that he structures and adapts his lessons to ensure that the student is having fun learning."
Kapil
Took Ukulele lessons from James R.
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"Mark is very patient and funny! My son and dad both enjoyed ukulele class. They are looking forward to continuing their weekly lessons. Thank you so much Mark! :)"
Joshua
Took Ukulele lessons from Mark B.
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"Yes we did it. Greg was very patient a d helpfull on setting up. Peter is happy."
Peter
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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