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Karen D.

35 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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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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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!!
Aidan V.
Karen was great!
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Marye L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Marye L.

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Do you want to sing & play your favorite songs?

Do you dream of writing your own songs?

I have been teaching music privately since 2009 and LOVE to help my students sing and play their favorite songs all while becoming a well rounded musician.

We will get to the joy of playing as quickly as possible and as we go along we will fill in the music fundamentals - reading and writing music, rhythm, technique, songwriting, music theory and more. It will be a fun and enriching experience.

I can't wait to connect with you - to support and challenge you and help you make your musical dreams come true.

About Marye

My name is Marye. I am a Singer/Songwriter and Teaching Artist. I teach voice, guitar, ukulele, piano and songwriting. I have been teaching music privately since 2009 and I LOVE IT! I love sharing what I have learned in my own music career with my students. I love helping my students sing and pl

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Rachel
Marye combines discipline and skill with kindness and patience. She is a gifted teacher who cares deeply about her students, helping us increase our skills and grow and heal and express ourselves as human beings. I recommend her highly.
Wendy
There are piano teachers and then there is Marye. Marye is a graduate of one of the best music schools in the country. She combines yoga, psychology, singing, and digestible music theory to every lesson. You will stretch, sing, and clap your way to greater piano proficiency. Taking piano lessons from Marye is good for your soul.
Sue
“After decades of thinking I'd lost my ability to sing, I learned how to finally sing utilizing my diaphragm while studying with Marye! She helped me locate my vocal range, which was huge, while making it feel so inclusive and safe! The joy of singing has returned to my life through Marye's skilled, sensitive and sweetly cultivated music space.”
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David R.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Italian, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Solo Recitalist Grant from National Endowment for the Arts
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David R.

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Student can learn strumming techniques, accompanying, finger-style techniques, popular and classical solo arrangements.

About David

David discovered his love for music early on at the age of seven with the musical/movie: The Sound of Music. He and his siblings would entertain their babysitter by acting out the entire musical - singing and dancing along with the soundtrack. To make it even more fun, they would sometimes speed u

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Patrick Holmes
First rate instructor.
Mark N.
David has a cheery disposition and heart for his students. For those who want to go into classical guitar he’s a fantastic choice!
laura R.
David is a great teacher. He is very patient and he remains positive. HIs encouragement has helped me tremendously.
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Barbara M.

32 Reviews
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  • Speaks French
  • B.A. Music from S.U.N.Y Cortland
  • Teaches Beginner
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Barbara M.

32 Reviews
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Learn to play many popular songs on a comfortable small sized musical instrument.

About Barbara

Music has been an integral part of my world, playing a major role in both my personal and professional life. I embrace the chance to be immersed in it, to share my enthusiasm for and expertise in the area of the music education experience, promoting creative development and student performance skill

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Evette C.
She is amazing!!! I love how she explains what I want to learn about singing basics and techniques. She helped me find my own voice instead of me imitating the singers I like. I enjoy working with her and I have loved all of my lessons.
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Douglas
Barbara is an excellent teacher. She is very encouraging and positive. She makes the process fun by focusing on learning songs and allowing the student to pick the songs the student wants to learn. We focus on the basics--playing the right chords, singing on key and choosing a strumming pattern that fits the song. In the several months we have been working together I have found that I have improved dramatically in all three areas. Previously, on my own I had a great deal of trouble making progress. In addition to learning to play the guitar she has helped me tremendously with singing, which I never thought I could do at all. I have really enjoyed the experience.
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Bebé S.

49 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded National Defense Service Medal from USMC
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Bebé S.

49 Reviews
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Want to be able to read music? Interested in being able to pick up your Ukulele and play your favorite pop songs? Want to impress your family and friends with some flashy classical pieces? Well look no further, I will help you build a solid foundation of music theory, sight-reading, ear training, and technique while tailoring to your personal needs and goals. All ages and genres are welcome, my only rule is to have fun, so let's get started.

About Bebé

I am a professional singer, pianist, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Broward College with an Associates Degree in Music Technology and dual -majoring in Vocal Performance. My primary instruments are Voice and Piano, but I also play guitar and trumpet. All of my students can exp

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Julie D.
Very good first lesson. Will continue with her.
Tonya
Bebé is one of the best voice teachers I have ever had. I have had a few instructors who just run you through exercises and make you sing random songs, but Bebé takes the time to explain everything very thoroughly. She is very respectful and very flexible when it comes to scheduling. All you have to do is communicate any concerns with her and she makes sure to go out of her way to accommodate all of your needs. I have enjoyed every lesson that I have had with her and even on days where I don’t have the energy, she always finds a way to prep me up. I couldn’t have asked for a better teach and my voice has grown so much. I find it way easier to sing and hit notes that I had trouble with when first starting off. I recommended her to a few of my friends and will continue to do so to anyone looking for an experienced and amazing teacher.
Casie G.
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Claire A.

59 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Claire A.

59 Reviews
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Learn chords, strumming and finger-style patterns and how to play your favorite songs on the ukulele! Ukulele is a wonderful instrument for young children to start their music education on, as well as a great course of study for adults and especially guitarists wanting to improve their chord theory. I've been playing ukulele for 13 years and teaching for 8 years

About Claire

I am a professional bassist, guitarist, singer, songwriter and recording artist. I graduated from Belmont University in Nashville, TN with a Bachelors of Music Business, with an emphasis on Recording and Audio Production, and spent several years running live sound and performing with bands in Nashv

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Pat
In my first 45 minute lesson with Claire, she fixed a technical problem in my fingering that's been holding me back forever, gave me clear instructions and advice for how to practice between our lessons, and was just all around great. I'm more excited and hopeful about breaking through my intermediate plateau than I have ever been.
Chloe
Excellent instructor!
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The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Waltham 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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"My daughter had her first lesson today and she can’t wait for the next one!"
Maya
Took Ukulele lessons from Mary-Elizabeth H.
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"I felt really comfortable with Linda. Really enjoyed my first lesson."
Shoshanna
Took Ukulele lessons from Linda L.
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"Great first class. Very relaxed teaching style."
Jeanette Abellera
Took Ukulele lessons from John B.
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"Jesse’s a great teacher and is very patient and encouraging while this old dog learns some new tricks! I haven’t played a musical instrument in almost 50 years and never a stringed instrument, but his exercises and song choices make it challenging and fun! Watch for my upcoming gigs..haha! You never know!"
Teri
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
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"Savannah was very happy with her lessons. She learned new techniques and the proper sized instruments."
Savananh
Took Ukulele lessons from Matthew K.
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"This was my daughter's first lesson. She loved working with Judy. Said she makes learning to play the Ukulele fun and easy."
McKenzie
Took Ukulele lessons from Judy G.
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"It was great! I had fun! Can't wait for the next lesson! Karney was so professional and understood my musical goals!"
Kennda
Took Ukulele lessons from Karney S.
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"Kirsty was very patient and enthusiastic"
Sofia
Took Ukulele lessons from Kirsty C.
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"Megan has been teaching my 6-year old daughter ukelele for about 2 months now. She is very encouraging and my daughter really responds to her style. I highly recommend her -she is so patient and sweet and my daughter is learning a lot. We are very happy with the results."
Debra
Took Ukulele lessons from Megan W.
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"Very good instructor. Able to keep me focussed and pick up on some things the change my chord construction and strumming. Very positive."
Ben
Took Ukulele lessons from Vanessa G.
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