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Wilma Evangeline B.

37 Reviews
Bowie, MD
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Tagalog, English
  • Masters Degree in Special Education from UP Diliman
  • Awarded Early Childhood Music and Movement Instruction from KD Silver Spring MD
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Wilma Evangeline B.

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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.

105 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
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John B.

105 Reviews
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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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Maya B.
John is an excellent teacher, very patient, and helps you work on your technique. He definitely is the best classical guitar teacher I have ever had.
Anna
John is very patient and listens to what you are trying to get out of your lesson. I cannot recommend him enough.
Syed M.
Very approachable and knowledgeable!
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Mel P.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 1968
  • Awarded EMMY award from The National Academy of Television Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mel P.

33 Reviews
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I teach this very popular instrument to all ages. This instrument is easy to learn, but can advance to a highly skilled level. You will have fun and learn fast. Enjoy learning to play Ukulele. I will enjoy helping you!

About Mel

I have tons of experience and formal university training in music education. I know how to take the complex and make it simple. There are very good reasons my students rise to the top. Experience makes a difference, and I have more professional teaching experience than 99% of other instructo

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Tess I.
Mel is a great teacher. He is teaching me fundamentals and music theory along the way. He gives me just the right amount of things to practice each week.
Alisa Fisher
Really great guy so far, first lesson in and I'm havin' so much fun while also getting really good tips. Great personality, probably my favorite music teacher I've had in all of my long and arduous years of existence. Looking forward to lessons to come!
Donn
Great teacher. Enjoying these lessons.

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Shannalee B.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Bachelors of Music Education from Montana State University
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 17; Female: 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Shannalee B.

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Inspiring students to work toward their goals in each music lesson is my passion! I've been playing ukulele for years now and even play in a local band. Ukuleles have a mellow, happy sound that we can start learning songs on from the first lesson.

I specialize in helping beginning ukulele students have a firm foundation in theory, technique, sight-reading, and artistry through fun and engaging lessons. We will also learn about stage fright, better, more effective practice, and more.

I'm a fun-loving teacher who has taught music in schools for 7 years and people of all ages in my private piano, voice and ukulele studio since 2012. When you take ukulele lessons from me, you can expect great teaching practices, as well as a teacher who cares about you and your progress toward your specific goals.

About Shannalee

Performing and practicing the art of music making has been my passion since I was very young. When I was about 5, I started performing with my mom around our community and loved it! I'm classically trained and come from a musical family. I felt drawn to get my Bachelors of Music Education (K-12 wit

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Catherine Workman
Shannalee has a wide variety of musical and teaching experience which she thoroughly enjoys sharing with her students. It's amazing how she can help develop musical abilities in so many creative and fun ways. By tailoring her lessons according to the specific needs of each student, it is apparent that she cares deeply about nurturing their music development. I highly recommend Shannalee to be your music teacher!
Jerry
I know Shannalee's work because she was the music teacher at the school I teach at. We were sad to see her go as her husband's career plans affected her decision to stay at the school. She is a pure professional. And her patience and skill with kids made me jealous. She planned and carried out major musical events for the school. She was so nice to everyone. I never saw or heard anything negative from her. She's a great person, responsible, and has tons of ideas that keep kids interested. You can't go wrong. I highly recommend her.
Daniel D. Comstock, DMA
I have had the pleasure of knowing Shannalee and her family for over 10 years. I have provided Shannalee with vocal instruction and have observed her teaching. She is excellent at both performing and teaching! Beyond that, Shannalee is not only honest and kind, she is genuine from the inside out. I enthusiastically recommend her to you!
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Ian M.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • 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

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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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Teresa Y.

57 Reviews
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  • Bachelor of Music Education from University of Southern Mississippi
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Teresa Y.

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I especially enjoy introducing beginners of all ages to the ukulele, which was my first musical passion as a young child! These days, my passion is working with my students in ways that prepare them to pursue their musical interests armed with correct posture and hand position, foundational technique, music-reading capabilities, and what I call the "building blocks" of music: knowledge of functional music theory and how to use it.

"Functional music theory" can sound daunting, but in fact it is fascinating, at least the way I teach it, using analogies appropriate to the age of the student, from chords like different types of sandwiches (yum!) to chord progressions like the materials and equipment used to build a house.

I also encourage my students from the start to EXPRESS themselves musically, emotionally, playfully, in ways that keep their imaginations engaged in their musical studies, rather than private lessons becoming stressful or tedious.

Note that young beginners ...

About Teresa

A musician since age 4, Teresa's dad took her early passion for music seriously. So she respects the power that parents have to foster their children's musical lives! She notes the many stories she has heard over the years: "If someone had just supported my interest"... "If my teacher had listened

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Freddie B.
She is a good teacher! Kind, and very informative.
CJ
Teresa is an amazing music teacher! This was my first time getting singing lessons, and I was really nervous going into it, but she did such a great job at helping me feel more comfortable in the beginning. She’s so kind and she’s a great teacher too. The techniques and skills that she taught me have been extremely helpful, and she teaches them in a really easy-to-understand way. I would definitely recommend her!
Melody L.
Teresa is very nice, she teaches my first lesson with her heart as well as her knowledge and skills.

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The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Laurel is $60. 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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"Jesse is a great instructor. I'm an adult who had no experience with music before. He is very patient and finds new ways to explain concepts I don't understand the first time. He uses my favorite songs to teach me new skills. He also takes time to find other songs for me to play. He urges me to do my best, and not to be afraid to make mistakes. I have learned a great deal about music and can hardly wait to go to my lessons!"
Lisa
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse M.
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"Patient. Attentive. Good Humor. Talented."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"Evie came back very proud of what she learned in her first lesson & excited for more."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Lyle R.
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"Very reasonable prices and took his time explaining everything so me and my children could all understand it before he moved on with the lesson."
Keith, Trista, Garret (group)
Took Ukulele lessons from Kevin M.
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"Very friendly, easy to understand and follow his direction"
Kyong
Took Ukulele lessons from Eric C.
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"Outstanding Teacher and a super nice guy.
Very talented and Knowledgable."
Cory
Took Ukulele lessons from Joel M.
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"Chelsea is so patient! I started taking lessons with her when I first became interested in the ukulele. She inspired me to go out and play gigs and helped me become really confident in myself. She connects with me and always listens, especially when I'm having a bad day. She is honest, and caring, and is a wonderful teacher. I'm so grateful for her and everything she's done for me as a musician!"
Jessica
Took Ukulele lessons from Chelsea S.
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"Great teacher. Very knowledgeable. And a lot of fun!"
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Took Ukulele lessons from Karney S.
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"Elizabeth is a very patient teacher. I wanted to take a few lessons on Ukulele so I could get a practical proficiency before a recent trip to Hawaii with family and friends. She was very patient and understanding with my beginner level, but I could tell that she has the ability to teach those with more ability than I have as well. The way she described how I should approach the instrument from a technique perspective was very clear and efficient, and when she would demonstrate chords and exercises she always played so beautifully. I felt as though I genuinely improved at every lesson. Not to mention her flexibility in finding time scheduling our lesson, and all around friendly and positive attitude. I could not recommend Elizabeth more."
Jeff
Took Ukulele lessons from Elizabeth P.
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"Great instructor!!
Excellent fund of music knowledge and skillful instruction!"
Renee
Took Ukulele lessons from Kevin M.
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