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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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Chris V.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Associate of Music from Pierce Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chris V.

21 Reviews
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Learn some fun songs on this great sounding instrument! We might even sing a few together

About Chris

I am a jazz guitarist based out of beautiful Los Angeles, California. I received and Associate of Arts degree in Music in 2015, and have been pursuing a bachelors in Jazz Studies since then. While in community college I really grew into my own as a musician and discovered that I love jazz and th

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Cameron Partee
i'm learning so much
Ben P.
Chris is patient and help me focus on technique.
Martha A.
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Richard W.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $26
  • BA in Music from U of Minnesota, Duluth and Twin Cities Campuses
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Musical Act 2013 from Minnesota Renaissance Festival
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Richard W.

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About Richard

Rick's been teaching Guitar, Banjo, and Ukulele at his home, and at the Mount Olivet School of Music in South Minneapolis, ever since graduating with a degree in Music from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2003. He plays around town in couple bands and also does the occasional Pit Orchestra and

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Bob
As a 57 year old student Rich understands life and its commitments. I enjoy the half an hour with him. My appreciation for music has grown with Rich. He introduces me to material I would have never picked on my own. I am still taking banjo lessons because of Rich.
Thank you Rich. Bob
Jordan G.
Richard is awesome! Really knows his stuff and funny too!
Andrea
As an adult learner, I was put at ease and able to work on songs I was interested in right away. Wonderful teaching style.
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Tony N.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Awarded AIM Songwriting 2019 Winner from VAFF
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tony N.

31 Reviews
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Ukulele teacher experienced with teaching people aged 5-45! Whether you want to learn simple chords to play your favorite tunes or shed some licks, I pride myself in providing an accessible, comfortable learning environment whether you're just starting out or are looking to improve your musicality.

About Tony

Hi! My name is Tony, and I'm a music educator passionate about giving my students the skills to play music and the tools to take charge of their learning. I have been teaching guitar, piano, voice, music production, and songwriting for 10 years and have worked with pre-school aged kids, teens, and a

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Juliana
Tony is very engaged, kind, and super helpful. They made it much easier for me to understand the tools and how to use them. I'm excited to learn more under their instruction!
Kent K.
Adam
Super nice guy, patient. I would've given it a 5 but we spent most of our time trying to figure out my hardware. Totally not his fault, I'm hoping he does some research about the hardware before or next lesson. I would recommend Tony for sure.
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Mary Ann G.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Mary Ann G.

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Have fun learning uke. I teach finger-picking, strumming, counting and riffs to play your favorite songs with ease!!
Soprano, Concert, Tenor & Baritone

About Mary Ann

I have been teaching for over 30 years. I am a singer-songwriter-guitarist and performer. A native born Southern Californian, her life focus has always been music, from her beginnings as a little girl in the church choir to playing guitar in her first all girl band by age 12. She received her formal

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Gary G.
Extremely knowledgeable and also patient
Mike
Awesome! If I can learn to play the Uke anyone can.
Nancy
Mary has been awesome. I am an absolute complete beginner and she is patient and so encouraging! I have booked my next series of session. Highly recommend Mary!
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Antonia B.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Awarded California All-State Choir Participant from CCDA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Antonia B.

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Ukulele is a great instrument for everyone to play. It's an easy way for kids or adult beginners to get started playing music. In ukulele lessons, I will teach you how to read melody lines and tablature as well as chords and rhythms. You will be accompanying yourself in no time!

About Antonia

Antonia is a professional trumpet player, vocalist, and songwriter in the Los Angeles area. Starting violin at age 5, Antonia quickly developed a passion for music. Captivated by the raw power and tone of brass instruments, she traded in her violin for a trumpet at age 10. 
 When Antonia wa

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Edward
Very helpful and we got along great. Super excited to keep lessons going and continue with this teacher. Finally found a good teacher!
Nkosi
Antonia is a great instructor. Patient and easy to work with. Her passion for music is contagious.
Cora (8) & Emma (7)
I am amazed how easy my daughter's online piano lessons are. She has learned so quickly and effortlessly because of Antonio's teaching.

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"Great instructor and fun to learn. Definitely recommend"
Nate
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"Eric was the right fit for me. He started me on the basics in a very relaxed way. Plus - his favorite Beatle is George!"
Karin Eide
Took Ukulele lessons from Eric C.
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"Great communication. Very organized and prepared. Super friendly and patient."
Ed
Took Ukulele lessons from Jason M.
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"He was very professional and he cared about my success. I was not just another student and he makes everyone feel that way. Super polite."
Nathan
Took Ukulele lessons from Joel B.
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"Great contact with David. He was on time, really supportive and helpful, we'll book more lessons!"
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Took Ukulele lessons from David F.
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"Evie came back very proud of what she learned in her first lesson & excited for more."
Evie
Took Ukulele lessons from Lyle R.
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"Dan is a very good teacher and his class was very interesting. Can't wait for the next one!"
Roberta
Took Ukulele lessons from Dan G.
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"She's a good teacher . She also put up with me not knowing anything well."
Molly
Took Ukulele lessons from Judy G.
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"My daughter really liked Vanessa. She was very easy to work with and patient...looking forward to the next lesson!"
Ava
Took Ukulele lessons from Vanessa G.
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"A few spectacular things about Terese and music:

1. She's good on Zoom, not all teachers are. Very personable!
2. She's fun and practical. I am teaching music to children and teenagers. She knows all the tricks with these age groups, passes them on and makes it easy.
3. She's deeply rooted in music, and respects and appreciates all kinds of music.
4. Teresa is a pragmatist and realist. She helps the student exactly where his/her need is greatest. She uses our time together well.
5. She shares delightful music sheets by email. For an upcoming Halloween-themed class I'm teaching, she sent me some "scary" ghosts songs that fit the bill perfectly."
Thomas
Took Ukulele lessons from Teresa Y.
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