Ukulele Lessons in Wilmette, IL

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Ryan B.

90 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • 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 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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The best!
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.

31 Reviews
Grayslake, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Music Composition from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaching since 2014
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Jeremie W.

31 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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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.

Mike G.

3 Reviews
Wheaton, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Mike G.

3 Reviews
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I try to teach in a way that best fits the student's needs. I really enjoy the "learning process" and love helping students find out how they learn best. Also, I make a point to have students progress in a natural way that allows them to be making music at every stage along the way.

About Mike

Hi there! I am an elementary music teacher by day looking to work with students in a one-on-one setting to help them reach their music/performing goals. I have also taught high school drum line for 5 years, in addition to beginning 5th grade band. I provide piano, drum, guitar, and ukulele less

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Melissa D.
Mike has been wonderful with my twin girls! He's so patient with them and gives them lots of encouragement along the way. They have really enjoyed working with him as well!
Meredith L.
Meredith loved her first lesson. Thanks!
Cheander Harris
Very insightful and enthusiastic about teaching the ukulele! Very excited to continue to learn.

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Maria A.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 20; Female: 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from SUNY Buffalo State
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Maria A.

8 Reviews
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Ukulele is an extremely fun and rewarding instrument to study! During our lessons we will learn basic holding, strumming, tuning, technique and more, as well as note and chord positions. Within the first few lessons, You WILL be able to play your favorite songs.

About Maria

I am excited to share my love and knowledge of music with you! I am currently an Elementary Music Teacher who holds a bachelor's degree in Music Education with a concentration in woodwind performance from SUNY Buffalo State. I am currently completing my Masters of Music in Music Education from B

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Carter H.
Maria is terrific! She was very patient with our 7 year old and provided him with excellent instruction.
Jeff
Awesome beginner lessons for my son. He loves it!
John
Excellent violin teacher!

Joseph L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joseph L.

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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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Kirsty C.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor of Music Education and Music Therapy from Immaculata University
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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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Michael
As a beginner I was really frustrated before coming to Kirsty and it seemed like an insurmountable task. She made the whole experience quite beneficial and enjoyable and was able to reach my goal. Thank you so much.
Amy P.
Kirsty was so supportive for my first lesson - I am excited to continue
Keira
This was my daughters first music lesson ever, and Kirsty was very patient with her, and provided just the right instruction and practice incentives for a young beginner.

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Wilmette, IL

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Wilmette is $61. 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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"Greg has the most patients in the world and my daughter looks forward to connecting with him every time."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"Mary Ann is patient and great with little kids."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Mary Ann G.
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"Great teacher! Precise, patient, playful, inspiring and talented!"
Andrea
Took Ukulele lessons from Tara L.
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"Very insightful and enthusiastic about teaching the ukulele! Very excited to continue to learn."
Cheander Harris
Took Ukulele lessons from Mike G.
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"Zach is sincere, kind, and so very knowledgeable musician! He makes my lesson fun, even when Im not as prepared as I want to be."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Zachary D.
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"My daughter really enjoyed the lesson and looks forward to future lessons."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Aaron D.
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"Nicole was very professional, with a warm personality and friendly attitude. She was able to nicely relate to my very shy daughter. We’re looking forward to the next lesson!"
Ava
Took Ukulele lessons from Nicole C.
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"Great first lesson! Super excited to continue to work with Cole."
Josh
Took Ukulele lessons from Russell P.
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"Joel is an amazing instructor. I have had music instructors that get frustrated and roll their eyes or scoff. Not once have I gotten that from Joel. He breaks it down to where it is completely understandable and willing to work at your speed. I especially like that he isn't hung up on boring songs he pushes for what the student is interested in. Makes learning so much more fun. I thought trying to learn an instrument at 27 would make me feel dumb but Joel doesnt create that kind of environment. Only good vibes. Cant say enough good things about Joel."
Ernest
Took Ukulele lessons from Joel B.
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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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