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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1980
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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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Luke P.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Luke P.

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I am an avowed uke aficionado, and believe this little instrument has way more potential than most people give it credit for. It works wonderfully for providing basic chords to accompany songs. For the more ambitious and/or adventurous uke players out there, it can also yield amazing results as a solo instrument, presenting the melody and accompaniment together. Jazz, classical, world music and pop are all great on the uke. I'd love to help you learn to do whatever you are looking to do with your uke.

About Luke

Welcome to my Take Lessons profile, and thank you for your interest lessons. I'm a full time musician and music educator based in Winston Salem, NC. I've spent my life loving music and I feel very lucky to have the opportunity to share that love with my students. My own obsession with music beg

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Joshua
Luke is a knowledgeable and skillful guitar teacher. He is very patient with my son. Flexible to teach what my son needs in his guitar learning journey.
Erin Malone
Great first lesson! Luke is very patient and was able to explain things in a way I could understand. I have no prior musical training.
Dean
Luke is knowledgeable and personable. He is a clear communicator too. I have looked for a guitar teacher for two years now. Finally my search is over.
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Kierstyn S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Bachelors of Music (Composition) from Arizona State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Superior rating from National Federation of Music Clubs
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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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Vanessa G.

86 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Vanessa G.

86 Reviews
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Chords and finger-picking will be studied to play favorite tunes.

About Vanessa

Bachelor's in musical theater performance from Columbia College Chicago. Audition prep (acting/singing) and vocal technique for clients since 2007. Master's in music therapy from NYU 2019. MT-BC, certified music therapist. Voice lessons: My critique during your lesson is always honest, so yo

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Daniel Avina
Vanessa was a fantastic teacher and our daughter had a wonderful time learning with her. She was extremely patient and gave her some great exercises to do each week.
Jacob H.
Vanessa is very informative and very nice. She is always ok with answering questions. Highly recommend her.
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Ruben D.

32 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ruben D.

32 Reviews
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Learn rhythm, chords, finger technique and improvisation to learn music of many styles.

About Ruben

Over the course of my musical career, I have had the opportunity to learn from many musicians. I am skilled at taking complicated ideas and conveying them in an easy to understand manner for my students. My passion is being able to share my knowledge and experiences with you so you will be able to

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Chris R
Reuben was well prepared and very engaging.
Stephanie L.
GREAT TEACHER!!!
Nalani
My daughters first online lessons and a wonderful experience! Ruben is very engaging, friendly and knowledgeable. He is easy to contact, accommodating and quick to respond to questions. Would highly recommend!
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Ian M.

11 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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Ian M.

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About Ian

I started playing guitar originally in 1991. Over the years I eventually picked up bass and ukulele as well (not to mention a plethora of other instruments, such as voice, drums, piano, and harp). I started teaching in 2001 throughout the Chicagoland area. First in music stores, then schools, then p

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Bobby P.
Ian has been wonderful with my bonus son. He's learning the ukelele quickly, and I'm so excited to see the world of music beginning to open up for him!
Janet B.
Excellent!
William Z.
First lesson was great. It took a little time setting up and getting to know each other. For a first lesson, I came away with some very useful information on a song I was having a problem with. I like the direction it is going. Looking forward to the next lesson.

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"Carolyn is a wonderful teacher! Our 9-year-old daughter has been taking ukulele lessons (online) with her for a few weeks now. She came to LOVE her lessons, and has already made a lot of progress. Carolyn is an accomplished musician and singer (beautiful voice!!), yet she has no problem taking a beginner's perspective and explaining things in a clear, simple, kid-friendly way. She is fun and easy-going, and also incredibly patient. Overall, great experience!"
Rita
Took Ukulele lessons from Carolyn O.
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"Omar is a great ukulele instructor, who customizes lesson plans for your level and aspirations."
Chris
Took Ukulele lessons from Omar W.
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"Love his method of teaching! Encourages you to your best abilities! Recommend!!!"
Nawal
Took Ukulele lessons from David L.
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"Tina is a fantastic instructor, would highly recommend"
Priyanka
Took Ukulele lessons from Tina D.
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"Jesse has been teaching me ukelele and my husband guitar for the past few months. I had never picked up a ukelele before I started, and at the end of my first lesson he had me playing a song! He works great with absolute beginners (like me) and with those who have been playing but want to hone their skills (like my husband). He comes to our house, is always on time, and is a great teacher. I would recommend Jesse to anyone."
Janna
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
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"3 brand new chords! Yikes!!"
Scott
Took Ukulele lessons from Justin M.
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"Steven is an excellent instructor. He is patient and kind. He breaks things down to make it easier to learn and play. I see improvement in my lessons every week."
Will Peterson
Took Ukulele lessons from Steven F.
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"Elisa is patient and willing to take the time needed to help explain something until the student understands.
I was worried about trying to renew a skill so late in life, but Elisa was encouraging and helpful.
I look forward to my next lesson!"
Patricia Reed
Took Ukulele lessons from Elisa B.
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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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"Sean was very kind and knowledgeable. Gave me three things right off the bat I can use to improve."
Margie
Took Ukulele lessons from Sean S.
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