Ukulele Lessons in Capitol Heights, MD

Taking In-studio or in-home private lessons with a local teacher is the best way for beginners to get better at ukulele fast. Book now.

“Today is my opportunity to practice ukulele.”

Popular Ukulele Teachers in Capitol Heights, MD

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Priscilla L.

53 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $100
  • Speaks Spanish, Portuguese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2004
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Priscilla L.

53 Reviews
Book Now
Private Ukulele Teacher

First thing I do before first day of class is send out a welcoming greeting via email and call a few days before first lesson. We Briefly discuss and establishing the learning goals for the course based on the visual literacy,technical,and intellectual competencies the students should achieve by the end of a period is ideal for me to design the course or update an existing course for the student's desired outcomes. The syllabus and the schedule are completed along with a comprehensive strategy for what will take place during class. Music lessons include: warm ups, exercises, technical and theory work, solfeggio (sight-singing), ear training, repertoire musical coaching, composition writing, preparation for performances and more.

About Priscilla

Hi! I’m Priscilla also known as Ms. P. to my students. I'm a mentor who values a unique and creative approach to learning music and photography. In my career, I’ve realized the importance of using a variety of teaching techniques catered to a student's learning style. As a mom, I’m witness to

Recent Reviews
JONATHAN
Priscilla (Ms. P) is a wonderful instructor. She is fun, engaging and enthusiastic; but also a serious motivator for my preteen. I especially appreciate the weekly lesson summary provided by Ms. P that detail what was accomplished in the lesson and emphasizing what was performed particularly well by my student. I highly recommend Ms. P to anyone interested.
Debbie
Great fund of knowledge, enthusiastic, makes it fun to learn, and meets you where you are musically with encouragement to practice and make progress towards your goal. Really appreciate her unique approach to settle and center initially to make for a better experience during the lesson. Highly recommend.
Emily Y.
Emily enjoyed the lesson and learned a lot
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

John B.

109 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

John B.

109 Reviews
Book Now
Private Ukulele Teacher

See how easy it is to learn how to play the Ukulele!

With one to one instruction, you'll learn to play chords, scales, note reading, tablature, finger picking, strum patterns and improvisation. Within just a few lessons, students will begin learning how to play their favorite songs, including, "Somewhere over the Rainbow" ," I'm Yours", "Hey Soul Sister" and many more. Also, students will learn how to play various styles of music like, Blues, Pop, Classical and Rock.

About John

I have been playing for about 35 years and teaching music and guitar for 25 years. I have a Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Classical guitar. I've taught at the University level and currently maintain a professional studio in Arlington, Virginia. I am very well versed in many different styles of music

Recent Reviews
Eugene N.
John is great!
Welton B.
John is great! He is very patient and encouraging. He break everything down so you can digest it.
Tony H.
Just completed my first 45 minute lesson with John. He was really down to earth, listened to what I wanted out of my lessons and we worked on those things. I feel like I’m already make progress.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Dr. Wilma Evangeline B.

39 Reviews
Bowie, MD
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Tagalog, English, English
  • Teaches students 4 to 60
  • Masters Degree in Special Education from UP Diliman
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Dr. Wilma Evangeline B.

39 Reviews
Book Now
Private Ukulele Teacher

This class is intended for those who have never played a `ukulele, a beginner or continuing student. Yao will learn how to hold, tune, and play the `ukulele for sing-alongs. Basic theory such as rhythmic values (whole, half, quarter, eighth notes), time signatures, etc. will be introduced. You should be able to play several different basic strumming styles, read and understand `ukulele chord charts, transpose songs into other keys, and play along to a large selection of songs, or play at least one song all the way through!

For intermediate students, you will work on more advanced arrangements of songs, strumming styles, increase your chord vocabulary and generally gain a greater knowledge of the `ukulele. You will also learn how to read tablature to play simple melody lines. It will help if you are familiar with the following music theory concepts: key signature (especially the keys of C, F, and G), time signature (3/4, 4/4 and 6/8), and rhythmic values including whole, half, ...

About Dr. Wilma Evangeline

*** Studio Equipment *** Baby Grand Piano, Upright Piano Yamaha Electric Keyboard, Guitar, Violin, Flute & Drums *** Travel Equipment *** Guitar, Keyboard, *** Specialties *** Early Childhood Music, General Music Education, Music Therapy & Special Education Services

Recent Reviews
Don
Dr. Wilma is so amazing, she was very patient with me! She made me feel peaceful and confident enough to sing in front of her!! I would definitely recommend Dr. Wilma to anyone and everyone!
Sophia
My 6 year old couldn't stop talking about her first lesson. She was very nervous but the instructor put her at ease and provided constant encouragement.
Adrienne E.
This has been an amazing process with my God son. He has ADHD and while initially he had some difficulty being focused he is beginning to slow down and is grasping the ability to learn. Wilma is very patient and an excellent instructor. We really approach her.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Chris K.

3 Reviews
Annapolis, MD
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Chris K.

3 Reviews
Book Now
Private Ukulele Teacher

Inspiring students through private instrumental music lessons for ukulele, guitar, bass guitar, saxophone, clarinet, flute, and piano.

About Chris

I have been teaching private music lessons for fourteen years and have been a public school instrumental music teacher for eight years. I have a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and a Master of Science degree in Music Education. I have a K-12 teaching certification in Maryland. My educati

Recent Reviews
Emberlein D.
A very enthusiastic and positive teacher. Highly recommend!
DON
Chris is a great instructor has a good sense of where you are at even though I am a total beginner!!
Christopher & Winter W.
Kids first lesson with Mr. Kefer went very well! No regrets!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

David S.

29 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • B.A. in Music Composition from Salisbury University
  • Awarded Music Department Award 2003 from Salisbury University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

David S.

29 Reviews
Book Now
Private Ukulele Teacher

David enjoys teaching ukulele to beginner and intermediate students. Whether you are just starting out or you've been playing for a while, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He teaches chord formations and strum patterns, along with learning specific songs the student would like to learn.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playing

Recent Reviews
Michelle K.
Neci Guy
Patient, talented and easy to learn from!
Hannah
Great teacher!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Jimmy N.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Vietnamese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Guitar Ensemble Scholarship from Cal Poly Pomona
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Jimmy N.

1 Review
Book Now
Private Ukulele Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
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!

Looking for an online Ukulele teacher in Capitol Heights, MD?

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing ukulele teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream ukulele teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect ukulele teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each ukulele lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Ukulele Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_175624_pi_NashvilleSingingLessons_ZeldaRed
"Zelda started my lesson with the very basics, which I told her I really needed to avoid my getting frustrated (as I had when I originally tried to learn the ukulele all on my own). She taught me the names of the different parts of the ukulele and how to hold my instrument. Zelda also helped me properly tune my ukulele, taught me a mnemonic phrase to remember the names of the strings and taught me finger placement for my first two chords . . . all in a half hour lesson. Now I’ll practice strumming and changing between these two chords until it becomes more natural for me and we meet again for next week’s lesson!"
Linda
Took Ukulele lessons from Zelda S.
Profile_254654_pi_9bb87cc9b266b5672a5f8ce854d0fd9834c54dd9
"Priscilla (Ms. P) is a wonderful instructor. She is fun, engaging and enthusiastic; but also a serious motivator for my preteen. I especially appreciate the weekly lesson summary provided by Ms. P that detail what was accomplished in the lesson and emphasizing what was performed particularly well by my student. I highly recommend Ms. P to anyone interested."
JONATHAN
Took Ukulele lessons from Priscilla L.
Profile_196446_pi_22688892_10155405446734807_8863516605019240266_n
"Savannah was very happy with her lessons. She learned new techniques and the proper sized instruments."
Savananh
Took Ukulele lessons from Matthew K.
Profile_188721_pi_Kirk%20Headshots-4
"Devon enjoys her lessons"
Devon
Took Ukulele lessons from Kirk R.
230273_cr5bt6g945zbwl3fk7g7
"Jesse is gentle and patient with my 5 year old grandson. Simon sits and waits for him, holding his Ukulele. One time we missed the cancellation and Simon was so sad!"
Simon
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
230273_cr5bt6g945zbwl3fk7g7
"Jesse has been a great guitar/ukulele teacher for our daughter. He keeps the lessons interesting by introducing new and hip music. He is patient and always punctual. Da Best! :)"
Pam
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
416936_7g3d8gypc2vkjtb5sgjh
"My 7 year old daughter had a great experience with Rick and is looking forward to her next lesson!!"
Emma
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard W.
Profile_254333_pi_f97ed5e62be8e904c83c1389c36b6290ce965a57
"Greg is a great instructor. He is very patient with the children and delivers information very clearly. At the same time he is very encouraging which is the great motivation for the students. My daughter has been having classes with Greg for over a month now. She went from “oh I can’t” to playing “Riptide” and “Hey, there Delilah”. She might not play them perfectly yet, but the fact that she is willing to pick up uku by herself to practice any songs she wants every day shows that it’s not forced learning to satisfy parents, it is a hobby which my child enjoys."
Lana
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
Profile_86529_pi_joel%20%28photo%29
"Very good. Teacher knows his stuff. Teaches at the proper level for the student."
David
Took Ukulele lessons from Joel B.
Profile_254333_pi_f97ed5e62be8e904c83c1389c36b6290ce965a57
"Greg is an excellent instructor.."
Rivan
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
View More
View Less

Popular Ukulele Articles from our Blog

How to Play Ukulele: The Complete Guide for Beginners

So you bought a new ukulele and you're ready to start playing. Congrats! Hopefully by now, you've found a teacher, and maybe even had your first few lessons. To help you get off to a solid start, ukulele teacher Willy M. has created this ultimate ukulele guide for beginners... This beginners' guide has everything you need to get up and running with your ukulele! In this article, you'll learn how to tune your ukulele, how to play ukulele chords, basic strumming patterns, and how to pl …

By Maile Proctor

How to Play Ukulele in Different Genres

Want to learn to play ukulele in different styles and genres? Here, ukulele teacher Michael L. explains how you can get the most out of your ukulele and learn to play new songs and chords... What's the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the ukulele? Is it of someone playing "Somewhere Over the Rainbow"? Or a singer/songwriter playing a soft ballad? Something like the volcano love song in the Pixar short film? I'm here to tell you that the ukulele can do so much more than tha …

By Maile Proctor

How to Play the Dm Chord on a Ukulele (Plus D & D7) | TakeLessons

Learning the Dm ukulele chord on a ukulele and its neighbors, D & D7, can help you quickly expand your ukulele repertoire. After all, the sweet tone of the ukulele really comes out when the right chords are played. This guide will teach you how to play D minor on a ukulele along with D major and D7 as a bonus! To understand the unique quality of each essential chord type, it’s helpful to practice chord variations that are based on the same root note. For example, you can work on the D m …

By Megan L.