Ukulele Lessons in Melrose, MA

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Maximillian L.

4 Reviews
Brookline, MA
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of the Arts in Music from Ramapo College of New Jersey
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2009
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Maximillian L.

4 Reviews
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I like to cater the lessons to the student, so it all depends on what you want to get out of it! I will happily spend the time teaching you how to play your favorite songs, give you different techniques for different styles of playing, or dive into the endless depths of music theory which can lead to all new levels of learning possibilities!

About Maximillian

Since 2010, I have taught private music lessons to students of all ages. Focusing on instrument techniques and the concepts of music theory, I guide students along their musical journeys and help them find joy in the music-making process. The music instructors I had over the years made a lasting im

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Douglas H.
Great lesson!
Leo C.
My son said it was great!
Alan R.
Max was prompt knowledgeable and easy to
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Very patient and I would recommend him for any
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Karen D.

26 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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Karen D.

26 Reviews
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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

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Catherine
I thought I wanted to take viola lessons. Then I read her website and I realized that she might be able to help me get my voice back! I thought there was no hope ever. She has been extremely generous with her time, and I haven't seen her yet, but I'm not buying the viola I was planning on buying. I play cello, and piano still, but I am going to see if she can help me with my voice. She sounds incredible. I never dreamed that I could even have HOPE like this!
Ferrari
She sounds like she is amazing
Olive
Karen is a great teacher! I love her!
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David H.

16 Reviews
Melrose, MA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Music
  • Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David H.

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Ukulele is a fun beginner instrument and is easier on the fingers than guitar, but it can also be used to play any kind of music, no matter how unlikely or complicated. I play jazz on them sometimes, and there are countless videos on YouTube of uke players attempting heavy metal and actually pulling it off.

About David

I am a 32-year old Massachusetts native and have been playing music since I was 8 years old, starting on the piano with a wonderful teacher in Beverly who also went to Berklee. I picked up the guitar and the bass in high school and got into rock, jazz and blues and haven't looked back. I received

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Robert
Dave was great. My daughter appreciated his style and ability to communicate.
Yvonne
David was very well prepared, very patient. He has a creative mind and is passionate about teaching.
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David is a wonderful teacher moving at a strong pace to get as much done in a short time as possible. He comes to the lessons very prepared with lots of great material to help the student learn and improve. Very knowledgeable and wonderful to work with. I highly recommend David as a teacher.

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Jeff S.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1985
  • B.A. from American University
  • Awarded Best Rock Music Video from World Music & Independent Film Festival
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Jeff S.

21 Reviews
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Beginner to intermediate

I can teach you 4 or 5 very effective and versatile strums and how you can utilize them to play the songs in any style you'd like to play. Depending on what you'd like to learn and whether or not you'd like learn to read music, we can work with or without an instruction book/accompanying CD (I have carefully chosen one I feel is practical, fun and user-friendly). Or I can just work out songs for you to play, show you the chords and give you suggestions on how to put it all together. I also offer instruction on how to go about writing songs on the ukulele.

About Jeff

Jeff is a seasoned instructor in guitar, songwriting, music performance and music business. He also offers lessons in public speaking, voice-over performance and ukulele. He welcomes students of all ages and experience and has successfully and happily taught beginners to pro-level musicians and r

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Chris
Great instructor. Very knowledgeable and patient while teaching.
Antonio H.
Easy going was completely prepared to review song of intrest.
James Michael
Very patient and encouraging, willing to adapt to my needs in order to accommodate my goals and expectations.
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Rusty H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Entertainment Technology from Central Arizona College
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Rusty H.

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Whether you just want to learn to play chords and sing or become the world's greatest lead ukulele player I can help you out!

About Rusty

I started playing Bass for my church at the age of 17. After graduating High School I Started purusing a degree in Theatre & Vocal Performance at Central Arizona College. I was selected twice to compete in the KCACTF based on performances in musicals and was accepted into the Advanced Jazz Choir in

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Christian
I consider myself an intermediate guitar player. I know a few chords, and have learned a few songs, but I didn’t really understand how to improvise. Rusty is a great teacher and has really helped me understand various aspects of music theory. I have definitely improved as a guitarist and a musician. I highly recommend Rusty for all skill levels
Joel
Awesome teacher, very friendly, fun, and helpful. Really inspired me to keep learning more!
James
Taught my granddaughter guitar twice a week for around 6 months and he was great. He even helped us pick out a guitar for her birthday that she fell in love with because it was purple. She can even play by ear now! We also loved going to see him perform, he has a fantastic voice an a big presence on stage! She'd still be doing lessons with him now if we had the time!
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Marcela C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 15; Female: 5 to 60
  • Associates Degree in Guitar Performance from Los Angeles College of Music
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Marcela C.

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Personalized lessons according to student’s goals.

About Marcela

I'm a rock blues guitar player, graduated from the Los Angeles College of Music. I've played with some of the most renowned musicians of nowadays, such as Guthrie Govan and Philip Bynoe (Steve Vai). My debut album was released in 2016, featuring some special guests such as the guitar legend Scot

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Natalia
Marcela is an incredible teacher! She is really great at teaching the basics while working you up to playing styles of music that interest you. I'm really excited for our next lesson!

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Melrose, MA

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Melrose is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $175 per hour.
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$39 average
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$52 average
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$65 average

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"Matt is great! Patient and knowledgeable! I'm learning pretty quickly!"
- Lou
Took Ukulele lessons from Matt L.
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"Good advice and good assignments. Looking forward to next week."
- Chelsea
Took Ukulele lessons from Michelle Y.
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"Christopher was very friendly, organized and patient. He made playing the ukulele really easy to understand! Would highly recommend."
- Rachel
Took Ukulele lessons from Christopher S.
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"Liz is great with my son. She has a great demeanor with kids. She talks to them on their level. My son is enjoying his lessons with Liz. We definitely recommend her as a music teacher especially to young kids!"
- Henry
Took Ukulele lessons from Liz J.
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"Really encouraging teacher

It has been a real pleasure to have Phillip as a teacher. He is so positive and so encouraging. Although we've only just begun, Phillip has provided a good foundation (and the encouragement) to continue to experiment and improve my skills. Thank you, Phillip. I've really had fun working with you! (The next comment has nothing to do with Phillip, but I do find Skype lessons a bit awkward. But that's just me!)"
- Deborah
Took Ukulele lessons from Phillip Z.
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"Such a versatile musician!

Jesse makes lessons fun! It's so great to have him playing back up guitar to my attempt at the ukelele! He's helped me with theory as well as chord development... I'm hoping to join a ukelele club to see where I stand! Thanks, Jesse!,"
- Louise
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse M.
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"Fun, patient teacher."
- Mitchell
Took Ukulele lessons from Glenn S.
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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 J.
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"Omar is the man. I drive 30-60 minutes to get to lessons (depending on traffic) and he is 100% worth it. It's apparent that Omar is educated on, passionate about and thrives through music. He is attentive to my goals and goes above and beyond to help support my learning. He's an excellent instructor and inspiring, charismatic human being. I achieved a great deal learning ukulele from Omar and I'll be returning to him this year to be instructed on bass guitar."
- Alyssa
Took Ukulele lessons from Omar W.
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"Great first lesson. hoping to learn more on my future lessons."
- Luis L
Took Ukulele lessons from Jeremy R.
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