Ukulele Lessons in Potomac, MD

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John B.

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

92 Reviews
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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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Chris
Great first lesson. Just the right level of difficulty. John is very patient and helpful.
Maya A.
Awesome first lesson. Friendly teacher. I have no musical talent but I was playing chords by the end of the first lesson.
John
Fabulous. John is very patient, extremely knowledgeable, and paces his lessons perfectly.

Geoff S.

13 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $32
  • Teaching since 1981
  • BA Music from George Mason University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Geoff S.

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Experienced in teaching ukulele for over 5 years. Experienced in teaching other stringed instruments (guitar, bass, mandolin) for over 30 years.

About Geoff

I played on a toy piano when I was very young, learning a bit of sight reading from my Mother, while listening to classical, jazz, and rock music. When I was 12, I learned guitar and later took private piano lessons from a prominent Philadelphia instructor. After playing in a rock band in high sc

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Cherry
I totally enjoyed my class with Geoff. We immediately started my lesson with tuning the ukulele. Then we went over the cords and strumming. I have been researching on playing the ukulele and his explanation on the strumming was a lot better than the book. He is teaching me how to play by listening to the notes which is great because I would be able to play the Hawaiian music for my hula classes. In addition, his studio is only a 5 minute drive from my house, which means I don’t have to deal with traffic.
Bill Smoot
great understanding of what I know and how to improve! Experienced instructor
McKinley Dyer
Geoff is great! Really knows what he’s doing. I’ve learned a lot in the three weeks that I’ve been working with him.

Wilma Evangeline B.

35 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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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.
Godson O.
Great teacher

Meet Online Ukulele Teachers Serving Potomac, MD

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Calvin A.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Calvin A.

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After the first lesson you will be making music, playing songs and be on your way to achieving your musical goals with the ukulele. Playing Ukulele requires a knowledge of chords, melody, strumming technique as well as knowing songs all of which we will begin to learn in your first lesson.

With 10+ years as a music teacher and professional musician I have picked up many approaches that will insure you are making the most progress and truly finding your musical voice.

About Calvin

As a teacher, I have worked with of many ages and backgrounds. One of my students, Skylar Stecker, has gone on to become a successful major label recording artist recently becoming the youngest artist to receive a number 1 on the dance billboard charts. I recently had the opportunity to tour with

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Tracy M.
My son has received guitar lessons from Calvin, off and on, for about 5 years. He is an excellent teacher.
Jack
Great teacher
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Ani K.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Speaks Armenian, Turkish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Ani K.

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I teach uke to beginners. My background specialty is in piano, and secondary for string instruments. Whatever your goals are I will take them personally and help you grow and work towards them.

About Ani

Lessons are tailored to the students' level and goal. Caring and compassionate instructor. Your dream is my dream and I will diligently work with you to help you on your path. If you have the will to learn and practice, you will see improvements and achievements. ‚Äč I've been teaching music to ch

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Deika E.
Ani is wonderful, she is patient, thorough and her teaching style is easy to understand and follow. I am happy to have found her. Thank you, Deika
Sofia
My 13 year old has never played and Ani was super patient and kind. Ani has a great way beginners and my daughter was absolutely delighted with her. She can't wait for her next lesson! I'm a happy momma!
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Grant H.

148 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Creative Writing from Louisiana State University
  • Awarded Waka Winter Classic Winner 2015 from Wakarusa Music Festival/Pipeline Productions
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Grant H.

148 Reviews
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I like to make learning an instrument fun and easy to fit into your schedule!

If you're an adult finally getting around to learning your dream instrument or a child following your passion of playing music I tailor your lessons specifically to you. We look at what you want to play, pick specific songs that you want to learn, and learn the techniques you need to play these songs. It sounds simple, but it's so effective and much more fun to learn this way!

About Grant

Hi! I'm Grant! And it would be my pleasure to be your music instructor. I teach all of the fretted string instruments: Guitar | Banjo | Mandolin | Bass | Ukulele I structure my lesson plans specifically around what you want to learn and how you want to learn it. We will go as slow or f

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Belgrave H.
Michelle L Jacques
Hello Grant. This was my first lesson. I am a former guitar player and I teach music in a School for the arts in Oakland, Ca. And...I just happen to be from NOLA. Looking forward to many more lessons.
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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Potomac, MD

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Potomac is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $140 per hour.
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"Sign up for classes with John. Just do it, and you won't regret it.

Whatever the opposite of musically-gifted is, that is what I am. I'm an adult beginner in the truest sense of the word - never read sheet music, couldn't hold a beat to save my life, and hadn't played an instrument. EVER. That's why I'm still amazed that I've learned to play a couple of simple songs after a few lessons with John - it's a great achievement on his part!

John has the patience of a saint and a great ability to teach. If I don't understand a concept or have difficulty contorting my fingers to hold a certain chord, he shows me a different way and can break it down to simpler terms. He's really a great teacher. On top of that, he's laid back, approachable, amiable, and very understanding of my busy work schedule. He makes sure I leave each lesson with enough homework to practice and gives me constructive criticism to work on my technique. Like another reviewer said, John is really worth his weight in gold!!"
Amanda
Took Ukulele lessons from John B.
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"Mark is very patient and funny! My son and dad both enjoyed ukulele class. They are looking forward to continuing their weekly lessons. Thank you so much Mark! :)"
Joshua
Took Ukulele lessons from Mark B.
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"Great teacher. Very knowledgeable. And a lot of fun!"
Elizabeth
Took Ukulele lessons from Karney S.
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"Rick taught our 7-year old son for quite a few months, and did a fantastic job. We were pleased with his energy, enthusiasm, and ability to connect with young people.

We were sad when our son decided that he'd like to take a break from music and play more tennis, but hope that this, his first musical experience, will inspire him to return to it at some later point.

I highly recommend Rick."
James
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard W.
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"Great teacher! Funny, easy going and went along with me at the right pace. Totally recommend him."
Huda
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard W.
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"Vanessa knows how to get the most out of me :) She makes me feel good playing, and vectors my energy to what I need to practice.
She's a natural!"
Bob
Took Ukulele lessons from Vanessa G.
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"Very talented guy and so experienced!!!"
Carol
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard C.
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"My 13-year-old daughter learned so much in just her first lesson, and she really enjoyed it!"
Maera
Took Ukulele lessons from Vanessa G.
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"As both a music teacher AND a person, Teresa is a real gem! She's been teaching my daughter ukulele for about 9 months now, and the amount of progress we've witnessed is amazing! I'm a musician myself, and have known quite a few music teachers through the years, and I know firsthand how truly difficult it is to find a good one, and Teresa is a GREAT one. In addition to that, she's such a warm, kind, intuitive person that's she's just a joy to be around, in general. I can't recommend her highly enough!"
Roman St. James
Took Ukulele lessons from Teresa Y.
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"My experience with Jon is pleasant and effective. His knowledge and patience creates a fun atmosphere that is both challenging and inspiring. He clearly loves to teach and I am lucky to learn from him."
Abby
Took Ukulele lessons from Jon S.
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