Ukulele Lessons in Columbia, MD

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Wilma Evangeline B.

37 Reviews
Bowie, MD
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Tagalog, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Masters Degree in Special Education from UP Diliman
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Wilma Evangeline B.

37 Reviews
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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 Wilma Evangeline

*** Studio Equipment *** 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

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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.
Keion G.
WILMA is very good working with Keion. He is very hyperactive however she is very patient with him and after one session he has learned a lot
Selah A.
Wilma is a very sweet and knowledgeable instructor. My kids enjoy her.
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John B.

100 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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John B.

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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 musi

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Syed M.
Very approachable and knowledgeable!
Scott B.
John is very patient and extremely knowledgeable. He is the best instructor/teacher i have had in the many years I have taken lessons.
Judith W.
Excellent and it's just my first lesson!
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Jordan M.

112 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Music Education, Jazz Emphasis from University of Miami, Coral Gables
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded 2013 Award for Outstanding Graduate Student - Music - from San Diego State University School of Music and Dance Faculty
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Jordan M.

112 Reviews
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Strum and sing your favorite songs! Rhythm, fingerpicking, singing and playing, soloing, chord melodies and more. The foundation of music lessons is developing good listening and good timing. These are skills that all the best musicians have. That, along with some study of ukulele basics will provide a foundation for us to approach the kind of music that inspired you to look up a uk teacher. My hope is that you will become a well rounded musician and uk player, and that we'll both discover new music :)

I also enjoy preparing for jam sessions, auditions, and competing for placement in school ensembles and for scholarships.

About Jordan

1. All my students feel like rock stars! Each lesson is fun and enriching. 2. I provide a clear lesson plan complete with goals, achievement levels, and performances. *Experienced teacher and professional musician. *Has performed with: The Brian Setzer Orchestra, Great Good Fine Ok, 10,000

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Jim Catalano
Jordan is a genuinely kind man with a very positive & encouraging approach to teaching music. he is knowledgeable, meets you where you are in terms of skill level and makes the whole experience motivating and fun. Can't wait for my next lesson.
Louis A.
I enjoyed my first lesson and looking forward to becoming a better harmonica player
Eric B.
Jordan started teaching my son trumpet when he was 7 and we later added guitar lessons. In the past 8 years, my son has shined in both instruments in marching, concert, and jazz bands. As a musician, myself, I can appreciate how my son can master very difficult music as if he was an adult.

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Douglas N.

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  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Douglas N.

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4 years experience instructing. My lessons are tailored for those who are picking up a ukulele for the first time. I can work with students whether her/his starting point is learning how to strum or beyond. Let's jump in and get started!!

About Douglas

Hey! My name is Doug. I've been playing the ukulele for the last ten years. While in the Coast Guard I learned to play during long hours at sea from a shipmate originally from Hawaii. The ukulele is a fun and rather simple instrument (only 4 strings) that nearly every popular and hit song can be pl

Melissa F.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2006
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Melissa F.

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Ukulele is a great instrument to learn if you want to accompany yourself or another singer. It's fairly easy to learn, and very fun as you progress!

About Melissa

I have been studying and performing music for the majority of my life, starting with piano in the third grade. I started singing in choirs in high school and continued studying voice throughout college. I have a classical background and moved to jazz voice as an undergraduate at California State Un

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William Schmalzel
My ukulele mentor was extremely knowledgeable regarding the intricacies of various music formats. She broke down complex details into language that I could understand. She challenged me with next steps and was kind to make me feel accomplished.
Ryan & Hazel H.
This is mine and my daughters first time taking music lessons. Melissa is patient with my daughter and very knowledgeable. After five lessons with Melissa I feel we are on the right track to accomplishing our ukulele goals.
Lynnette
My wife enjoyed her first ukulele lesson and is looking forward to going again next week.
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Christian R.

28 Reviews
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Starting at $25
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  • Teaches students Male: 7 and up; Female: 5 and up
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Christian R.

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The Ukulele is such a fun instrument to play. It's a small instrument with a big sound. There is actually 4 different sizes you can choose from: Soprano, Concert, Tenor, and Baritone. The first 3 have the same string arrangement which is
G, C, E, A, and the Baritone is D, G, B, E, which is the same tuning as the first 4 strings on a guitar. Soprano is the smallest and the Baritone is the largest. If you want the true Hawaiian sound you need the Soprano. If you have really big hands or thick fingers you might want to go with the Concert or Tenor size so it will be easier to play.

They are very affordable instruments. The one I have is a Fender U Uke it was around 109.00. It's easier then guitar because you don't have to press down as hard on the strings.

Some of my favorite Ukulele players and bands that incorporate it are Jack Johnson, Brian May from Queen, Beach Boys, Elvis, Israel Iz, and many more.

I teach beginner to intermediate level for single and group lessons.

About Christian

Music is my passion. I've been playing music since I was a child but didn't get serious with it until I was 14, that's when I got my first electric guitar. So, from then on I've been playing and studying music for over 16 years. I play and teach guitar, piano, drums, and bass guitar. Aside from tak

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Charlie S.
Christian was very careful as I knew nothing about music. He explained the guitar’s basic function in language that I can understand. I am more enthusiastic about playing than I thought possible.
Braylon C.
A great instructor. Very patient with my son who has never touched a piano before. Very knowledgeable about all types of music and different instruments. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for lessons.
Emmett S.
My son Emmett is always excited to spend time with Christian! Each lesson is well organized and they cover a lot of material focusing both on skills and fun items. Technology part of things can be challenging but Christian each weeks puts the time in to make the experience better for all of us. We are having a wonderful time and learning a lot.

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Columbia, MD

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Columbia is $58. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $100 per hour.
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$47 average
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"Great teacher! Precise, patient, playful, inspiring and talented!"
Andrea
Took Ukulele lessons from Tara L.
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"Great communication. Very organized and prepared. Super friendly and patient."
Ed
Took Ukulele lessons from Jason M.
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"Mark is a great instructor. Chill dude and lots of fun to work with. Loads of musical knowledge, and a ton on handy tips. If you ask nicely, he'll even teach you to play the uke behind your back or with your teeth."
Amit Dubey
Took Ukulele lessons from Mark B.
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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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"John is great. I really enjoy my ukulele lessons with him."
Chris
Took Ukulele lessons from John B.
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"Rachel is an awesome teacher. She takes her time, is filled with encouragement, and focuses on pieces of music that you are interested in. I love my time in class!"
Crystal
Took Ukulele lessons from Rachel H.
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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 Fanora J.
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"GREAT UKE teacher. Patient, Encouraging, very knowledgeable, makes good comments about how to improve my playing. Makes complex music theory simple .
Nice and flexible. Listens well. MOST of ALL, makes me want to PRACTICE more
and study more. Pure MAGIC."
Anne
Took Ukulele lessons from Phillip Z.
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"Helpful and encouraging

John is an excellent teacher. He is patient and very helpful with personal challenges. I am new to the ukulele and felt comfortable with John's teaching style. He tailors his lessons to meet your needs and ultimate goals with learning an instrument!"
Adriane
Took Ukulele lessons from John L.
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"My son absolutely love the lessons!"
Svetlana
Took Ukulele lessons from Paul M.
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