Ukulele Lessons in Riverdale, MD

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John B.

105 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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David S.

27 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Music Department Award 2003 from Salisbury University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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David S.

27 Reviews
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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 playin

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Wilma Evangeline B.

37 Reviews
Bowie, MD
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Tagalog, English
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Mary-Elizabeth H.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Danish, French
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Mary-Elizabeth H.

43 Reviews
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Beginner-intermediate lessons for children or adults.

Music lessons with me are FUN! I am here to help you learn and support you along your journey.

My teaching method is special because it is tailored very specifically to your needs. You are welcome if you're brand new to ukulele or if you've played for a few years.

I have been teaching privately and in music schools for 23 years and beginners are my specialty! I teach ages 4+. We learn songs that you are interested in. You will receive a balanced music education that covers all aspects of playing music.

About Mary-Elizabeth

Hello! I am a professional violin/fiddle player and singer. I have recently relocated from NYC to Los Angeles for a little more sun and sand. I have been teaching private and group classes for over 25 years, since 1995. In New York I performed and taught music classes all over Manhattan and Brookly

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Maya
My daughter had her first lesson today and she can’t wait for the next one!
Sheldon
I purchased a package of violin lessons with Mary-Elizabeth for my wife a couple months ago for the holidays. She has continued her lessons on a fixed weekly schedule. Here is what she has to say: "Mary-Elizabeth has made learning the violin very easy and enjoyable. She is patient, fun to work with, encouraging, and has a great sense of humor. Even though I had violin lessons before, working with Mary-Elizabeth has made a big difference."

Lyle R.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1989
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Lyle R.

27 Reviews
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We will cover the basics of ukulele chords and strumming, with the goal of being able to accompany popular songs.

About Lyle

- Degree in Music Theory / History from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. - 25 years' teaching and performing experience. - Fluent in all electric styles, plus acoustic and classical. *** Lesson Details *** I like to cover the fundamentals while focusing on your personal goals. All stages

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Scott R.
So far so good. Very patient as mistakes after mistake was made. Corrected quite a few mistakes I was making so that my habits would be good habits from the start. Let me talk to myself as I messed up and complimented me when I was on the right track.
Nancy C.
Great lesson! Thanks!
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Lauren S.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Italian, German, French, English
  • Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Capital University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lauren S.

8 Reviews
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I've been teaching ukulele for 5 years and it is one of my favorite instruments to play and teach! Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play several chords and as time goes on you'll be able to play the songs that interest you most. I specialize in pop music and typically use the Alfred Ukulele Method for Kids books or the Hal Leonard Ukulele Books for older students. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Lauren

Lauren has been teaching private lessons since 2013 and is currently available to teach lessons online. Lauren has helped students learn to read music, gain confidence and musical skills, land roles in community and school theater productions and be accepted to music programs at esteemed colleges a

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Elyce
Lauren is a great teacher for voice and ukulele. She takes her time and is patient. Lauren looks for solutions to difficult chords. So glad to have her as a kind and caring and informative teacher!
Laura
Lauren is an excellent teacher! She is very knowledgeable as well as, positive and encouraging. I am a music educator with a master's degree in music education and I highly recommend Lauren.
Hugh
Lauren was very nice and informative.

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Riverdale, MD

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Riverdale is $61. 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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"she is excellent . My kids really enjoy her lessons. she makes is fun and interesting."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Vanessa G.
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"Amazing instructor! Made my daughter very comfortable and created a good learning environment"
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Took Ukulele lessons from Joel B.
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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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"Really good. I think she is a experienced teacher."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Lee Q.
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"Joel is such a great teacher. He's very nice and patient with beginners. I've learned a lot so far in my lessons. I would recommend anyone to take lessons from him."
Erica
Took Ukulele lessons from Joel B.
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"My wife enjoyed her first ukulele lesson and is looking forward to going again next week."
Lynnette
Took Ukulele lessons from Melissa F.
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"Great first lesson. Beginning to understand the basics."
Tom
Took Ukulele lessons from Justin M.
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Julian has been teaching my 9 year old for about 1 year now. My son has learned a lot from Julian and continues to grow under his direction. Julian is very patient with him but also lets him know what he expects. Julian has substantive knowledge about music but also knows how to let your child have fun and be a child! I wholly recommend him for any music lessons for kids."
Cathy
Took Ukulele lessons from Julian Y.
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"Wonderful lesson. My daughter is so excited to be doing the online lessons. Loren has excellent communication and follow through before and after the lessons."
Madison
Took Ukulele lessons from Loren P.
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"Great first lesson! Attainable goals...and great technique suggestions."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Glenn S.
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