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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Karen D.

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Ukulele:
Sometimes abbreviated to uke, it is a member of the lute family of instruments; it generally employs four nylon or gut strings or four courses of strings. Some strings may be paired in courses, giving the instrument a total of six or eight strings. The ukulele originated in the 19th century as a Hawaiian adaptation of the Portuguese machete, a small guitar-like instrument, which was introduced to Hawaii by Portuguese immigrants, mainly from Madeira and the Azores. The tone and volume of the instrument vary with size and construction. Ukuleles commonly come in four sizes: soprano, concert, tenor, and baritone. If you just want to play songs I'm happy to teach you the songs you love. I can also teach you to become a musician by teaching from the beginning with the very basics of finger placement, reading, notes, rhythms, songs, scales, theory and improvisation....or, we can do both!

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Stacie J.
Karen obviously loves the piano & guitar. She’s probably an excellent teacher for those instruments. Why do I say that? That’s what she talked about! She spent half my lesson trying to convince me to learn one of those instruments. Could work on listening skills! Not even sure if she owns a set of bongos herself. Didn’t start teaching me anything until last 10 min & then I had to leave early anyway. So 50 min out of 60 and about 5 I actually learned a few things I could have been practicing for at least 30 min of class. Use her if you want to learn something else other than bongos.
John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
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Kierstyn S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors of Music (Composition) from Arizona State University
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Kierstyn S.

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Focus on popular music

About Kierstyn

Kierstyn St. John is a pianist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer who possesses a repertoire of more than 1,000 memorized songs in every genre from classical to jazz to contemporary/pop. She has played piano for twenty three years, and has been extensively classically and jazz trained, studying ev

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Peter
Kierstyn is very knowledgeable and very easy to understand and work with.
Jacob
Very well trained piano teacher. Was able to teach the kids in a meaningful way that hooked them on learning the piano.
Jacob
Kierstyn had the incredibly unique ability to teach me every single song I wanted to learn while still teaching a range of classical, jazz, and pop fundamentals all along the way. I couldn't recommend her more.
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Gregory V.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $49
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A. Music Composition, Credits toward M.A. Music Education from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa
  • Teaching since 1987
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Gregory V.

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You, or your child will LOVE their new Ukulele teacher!

About Gregory

Los Angeles native currently looking for New Students who are excited about taking that first step and beyond! The most direct & illustrious methods to unveiling one's musical dreams! Empathic & motivating instructor bringing out the best in you and quite possibly the unexpected! I teach Voice, Gui

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Jackson S.
Gregory was professional and enthusiastic for our son’s first guitar lesson! I had a super great first impression of him and we are excited to get to m ow him more!
MaiLan
Gregory is amazing. He works well with both kids and adults. He is very professional and we couldn't recommend a better instructor.
Luke
Greg is a great teacher. Made me feel comfortable in my first lesson.
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Chris V.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaching since 2014
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Chris V.

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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.
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Russell P.

63 Reviews
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Starting at $19
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Russell P.

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As a musician for 20 years I have had the privilege of learning various instruments besides my primary instrument of guitar. Several years ago I started ukulele, through my years of professional experience in learning music theory, guitar, and bass I have been able to apply my string knowledge to the ukulele which I am now offering to my students!

About Russell

WINTER SALE GOING ON NOW!!!!!!!! NEW AVAILABILITY!!! The transformative learning experiences at Prestige Guitar are designed to help our students grow both in and out of the classroom. Established in 2016, Prestige Guitar is located in St. Louis, MO and reflects the vibrant energy of the area

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Jimmy N.

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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Vietnamese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of the Arts in Music Performance from Cal Poly Pomona
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Jimmy N.

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I teach many different styles of ukulele playing! From simultaneously singing and playing, to full instrumental arrangements. Also with the incorporation of different genres into our curriculum, lessons will feel very diverse and inclusive to fit each student's needs.

About Jimmy

I am a professional soloist performer and a music teacher. I graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a Bachelors in Music Performance in classical guitar. I have studied classical guitar since I was 14 years old. While in college, I also studied jazz guitar and arranging. I was a part of both classic

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Bryan
Really enjoy the lessons as I am always learning new concepts, but would like to see us maybe continue practicing the same song for a longer period of time as new songs get introduced almost every other lesson. Overall, I have a great experience every weekend and look forward to each session!

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"Fantastic, patient and kind ukelele instructor. I recommend Ben without reservation.
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Took Ukulele lessons from Ben R.
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"Grant is super patient and gives excellent feedback and instruction. Highly recommend!"
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"I'm an old fart but I'm learning! =D"
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Took Ukulele lessons from Michael J.
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"My daughter is high energy and Chelsea didn’t skip a
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Only the first lesson and Chelsea has her playing two
new songs to practice.
Thank you so much !"
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Took Ukulele lessons from Chelsea S.
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"I am such a newbie.
Instructor was very patient with me.
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Mike
Took Ukulele lessons from Jordan D.
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"Very reasonable prices and took his time explaining everything so me and my children could all understand it before he moved on with the lesson."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Kevin M.
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"David was fantastic with my son... extremely patient, better than anyone we've worked with in the past as far as keeping my son engaged and interested in the subject. He has a great feel for feeding out just enough information without overwhelming the little ones."
Luciano
Took Ukulele lessons from David L.
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"Great job by David. Clear explanations, excellent demonstration, and good pacing. Very enjoyable."
Randy
Took Ukulele lessons from David F.
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"Seems like a great teacher. I’m taking the lessons with my 2 grandsons. They are 6 and 8. He was very patient with them (and me). He knows his stuff. I know I can learn a lot from him."
Gavin & Liam
Took Ukulele lessons from Eric L.
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"Brandi is super knowledgeable, patient and encouraging. I’m so happy that she is my instructor."
Zijun
Took Ukulele lessons from Brandi B.
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