Ukulele Lessons in South Elgin, IL

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Felicia B.

6 Reviews
Dundee, IL
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Music Education from Western Illinois University
  • 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
  • B.A. Music Composition from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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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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Dev 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!
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Danny L.

Lisle, IL
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Awarded Downbeat Student Music Award from Downbeat Magazine
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Joseph L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joseph L.

7 Reviews
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Portable and popular, the Ukulele is everyone's friend in music making! Learn to strum and play the easy way.... singing, too!

About Joseph

I enjoy teaching all types of music. My greatest passion is the legendary jazz rhythm guitar style of Freddie Green with the Count Basie Orchestra. That disciplined and understated beauty combines harmonic theory, rhythmic strength and dynamic sensitivity. Guitar in any ensemble or solo brings o

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Luis T.
Already learned some techniques to improve hand placement. Mr. Joseph was very helpful and easy to understand.
Ken M.
Friendly, patient, and fun.
Caleb
Works well with me.
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Alexander A.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Sign Language
  • Bachelor's of Music in Film Scoring from Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alexander A.

25 Reviews
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Undisputed fact: playing ukulele is lots of FUN!

I love playing ukulele. It’s fun, it’s easy to learn, and people get a big kick out of it! Chords are easy to play and the technique is simple. Whether you are picking up an instrument for the first time or adding to your current repertoire, ukulele is always a great choice.

Every single lesson is designed just for you. We focus on your goals while having fun playing music together. We talk about good practice habits and how to achieve new heights with your abilities. You learn to play songs that you recognize as well as improvising your own.

Together we will discover the many roles that the ukulele can have including rhythms, melodies, fingerpicking, and solos. I will also help you understand the fundamental principles of music. This will take the guess work out of your playing, enabling you to make solid choices with consistent results.

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Alex

About Alexander

My name is Alex, and my passion is teaching music. I offer clients a unique learning experience with customized lesson plans and personalized attention to fit your exact goals and needs. These aren’t just words to me…they are a commitment I make to everyone that I have the pleasure of working wit

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Goudjor
Good afternoon sir, my name is Goudjor messanvi Chris& I just read about you but I'm just starting my guitar lesson & I think your explanation is far better & please can we chart so I can be your student? Thank.
Andrew
Great instructor ! He knows to shift focus towards what you need to work on. As soon as the instructions are given or the questions he asks you feel relief because the energy is going towards what you already feel you need to work on and not just moving on to the next lesson. The tailored lessons make for a low pressure learning environment to fit your needs. As long as your consistant with receiving his lessons you will get where you want to be with your talents and be jammin out soon.
Sandy F.
Very knowledgeable, tailored the lesson to my level and very open to anything that I want to learn.

Austin K.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Piano from Stetson University
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Austin K.

31 Reviews
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My method of teaching focuses on building up strengths and knowledge so that a student can become proficient at learning on their own. I do this by creating a custom curriculum for each individual I teach. This accomplishes two things, keeping you as a student entertained and enthusiastic. I have background in music theory, and have taught for several years to beginners, and intermediate students. This has allowed me to learn to adapt to each individuals learning style so that they progress quickly, and comfortably.

About Austin

Austin has been teaching private lessons since 2012. Austin has helped students find passion in music, prepare for performances, complete classes, and overcome stage fright. He also has taught several people with autism, helping them find a path that is suited for them. Allowing them to thrive in t

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Rebecca
Austin is awesome! He really has amazed us. Our kids have nothing but progressed since taking lessons and they performed wonderfully at their recital. He is always present, provides feedback, and is just good with the kids. What can I say? We highly recommend him. He is now teaching our kids virtually which has been a seamless transition. Thank you Austin for all that you do!
Jill Williams
Austin makes such a big difference in my son's life. He enjoys learning to play the piano and he enjoys the conversations they have together. Austin is very patient and takes the time to make sure Jayke understands what and why he is learning a piece. Jayke has autism - not that this should make a difference - but it does. Kids with autism have poor focus, lack motivation, struggle alternating tasks, and have poor communication skills. I'm not sure if he would stick with playing if it wasn't for Austin. He never makes Jayke feel discouraged or inadequate when he doesn’t get a song right away. His motivation and kind words keep my son wanted to learn.
Daniel
I’m a singer songwriter in the International Songwriters Guild (Orlando). Austin has been helping me learn Acoustic guitar and harmonica. My purpose is to record demo’s of the songs I write and perform at conventions, like Dragon Con in the Filk track. I’m a very challenging student and Austin is a very challenging instructor.
He first determines his students skills and preferences and teaches to one’s strengths and interests, the best way to learn. Austin in incredibly knowledgeable and a great source, I often pick his brain with my questions.
I highly recommend Austin as an instructor in person or over the Internet. I have had lessons both ways!

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in South Elgin, IL

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in South Elgin 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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"Mr. Campbell is an awesome teacher, he was really good at making each lesson personal to what I need. Over the years he has taught me ukelele, guitar, and vocals. Such an awesome teacher!!"
Rebecca
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"He helped me learn the basic skills so I could move on to learn more by myself .
Thank you Austin"
Eva
Took Ukulele lessons from Austin K.
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"Greg did a great job on the first ukulele lesson with my daughter Vivian. Looking forward to the next one!"
Vivian
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"Liz is a skilled instructor who can communicate well in an online environment. She has a relaxed manner and encourages the student to extend him/herself in order to learn and improve. Liz understands music theory as well as technique and is a good fit for a beginner or an advanced player - young or old. She is on time and dependable, has varied musical taste and I recommend her to anyone looking to begin or improve."
Christopher
Took Ukulele lessons from Liz Fanora J.
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"Great teacher

I wasn't sure how taking lessons via Skype would work, not having that in person interaction, but it's been really great. Phil is a really good teacher and has an immense amount of patience and encouragement. Even when I haven't had any time to practice and I'm struggling with the lesson, he insists that I'm doing great and boosts my confidence. This is the first instrument I've ever played and I've appreciated the bits of music history he's thrown in to help me connect things and the lessons are always so much fun too."
sarah
Took Ukulele lessons from Phillip Z.
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"She is a really great teacher, my daughter is very happy and she now know basic songs."
Lena
Took Ukulele lessons from Teresa Y.
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"I find Steven to be very encouraging, his explanations are clear and concise, and the lessons are a lot of fun. I am amazed at how much we're able to accomplish in a thirty minute lesson."
Tony
Took Ukulele lessons from Steven F.
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"Rodrigo is a great teacher, not only an expert musician, but he shares all his knowledge."
Axel
Took Ukulele lessons from Rodrigo R.
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"Sign up for classes with John. Just do it, and you won't regret it.

Whatever the opposite of musically-gifted is, that is what I am. I'm an adult beginner in the truest sense of the word - never read sheet music, couldn't hold a beat to save my life, and hadn't played an instrument. EVER. That's why I'm still amazed that I've learned to play a couple of simple songs after a few lessons with John - it's a great achievement on his part!

John has the patience of a saint and a great ability to teach. If I don't understand a concept or have difficulty contorting my fingers to hold a certain chord, he shows me a different way and can break it down to simpler terms. He's really a great teacher. On top of that, he's laid back, approachable, amiable, and very understanding of my busy work schedule. He makes sure I leave each lesson with enough homework to practice and gives me constructive criticism to work on my technique. Like another reviewer said, John is really worth his weight in gold!!"
Amanda
Took Ukulele lessons from John B.
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"Super friendly and very patient! I felt like I really knew more after one lesson. Can't wait for the next!"
Melissa
Took Ukulele lessons from Damien S.
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