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Phillip Z.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • I am currently in a doctorate program, my primary emphasis is classical guitar performance. from Arizona State University
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Phillip Z.

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Ukulele students start with five subjects.

1) Technique is concerned with the development of the physical mechanics involved in playing the instrument.

2) Scales are a part of basic music vocabulary and building blocks of the musical language.

3) Chords are also basic vocabulary of the musical language.

4) Note reading is not required for every student. It really depends on the students' goals. However, I strongly encourage everyone learn to read musical notation, (more than tablature). Literacy in reading music is analogous to literacy in reading in our English language. Can you imagine how much smaller our world would be if we couldn't read?

5) Songs utilize the skills and concepts of all the previously mentioned subjects and are the goal of studying music. The student chooses what songs they want to play, guided by my suggestions; Jazz, rock, blues, country, bluegrass, R &B - "How deep is the ocean, how high is the sky?"

A beginning student will practice ...

About Phillip

I teach music. The guitar, bass guitar, and ukulele just happen to be the particular instruments I choose. Music as a language, discipline, and art, is the goal. I've been teaching, performing, studying, composing, for some thirty years. I've studied and gigged in the classical, jazz, rock, blu

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Tim L.
We're off to a great start!
Rhea
Phil is a consummate musician and is extremely knowledgeable and patient. He helped me to arrange several songs and encouraged me to write my own arrangements, as that really helps one better understand the instrument. I loved our lessons on learning all the scales and modes, too.
Orlando R.
Phillips teaching is very low key and suttle but very effective. I am astounded at how much he has taught me in a few weeks.
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Kevin F.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelors In Music Performance-Classical Guitar from Kennesaw State University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Kevin F.

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Taking Ukulele with me is unique because not only do I teach strumming techniques and songs, I also teach melody playing, harmony playing, and fingerpicking. For those that are interested: I also teach music theory to the highest level. I have Bachelors and Masters in Classical Guitar and I teach at a Major University.

About Kevin

My name is Kevin and I am a professional musician, performer, and teacher with over 20 years experience. I have earned Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Classical Guitar and have taught at 4 colleges, at 1 of which I am still faculty. I play Guitar, Bass Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, beginner P

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Norman Griswold
Kevin is an excellent instructor. He supports your desires for playing with great understanding of what you need to improve to achieve your goals. He is also very personable and easy to work with. His experience gives him the ability to understand what is difficult and how to master those situations.
Henry Curran
Kevin has guided me along my guitar journey for over 5 years. He is a patient instructor with musical knowledge and a pedigree to match any level student. From classical to Blue Grass, Kevin will help you reach your playing goals.
Jody
I have been taking banjo lessons from Kevin for a couple of years. Kevin is a wonderfully talented instructor and a great musician himself! He shapes my lessons around practical use in performance, always encouraging and ever-challenging, but with plenty of patience and just plain fun. Trust me, you will not find a better teacher!
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Mikala P.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
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Mikala P.

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Are you a beginner, intermediate or advanced ukulele player interested in learning more chords, notes, strumming patterns, finger picking styles, music theory or how to read tab? Do you just want to get better at that ukulele you've had? Or learn your favorite song for fun?

I personally adore the ukulele, especially as a starter instrument! I've been playing uke for 7 years now, and it's the perfect accompaniment whether you're on stage or in your bedroom. It's easy to travel with, too, if you have a busy life and are always on the go, ukulele is easy to learn and get good at quickly (but you obviously still need to put the practice time in!!) I write a lot of songs on the ukulele & love the unique style and sound it has.

Whether you are planning on performing with it, using it as accompaniment to someone else/yourself, or just want to learn for fun as a hobby, I can teach you all you need to know to meet your ukulele goals! If you have any questions, please message me & let's ...

About Mikala

Want to learn how to play or sing your favorite song? Are you interested in learning how to write your own songs? Since the start of my teaching career 4 years ago, my lessons have expanded to include guitar, ukulele, bass, piano, drums, singing, and even songwriting! I'm eager to help you find

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Garrett
The best instructor anyone could hope for! Attentive, thorough, and keeps it fun. Look no further for an instructor - Mikala is it.
John
I had a great time taking voice lessons with Mikala! She is an amazing teacher! She helped me learn how to properly use my voice to sing well, and she taught me a variety of styles as well! She really cares about her students, and I would highly recommend her to anyone!
Zhongjin Li
Mikala is a great piano instructor, clear, helpful and patient. Highly recommended!
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Ruben D.

33 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
  • Teaching since 2003
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Ruben D.

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Learn rhythm, chords, finger technique and improvisation to learn music of many styles.

About Ruben

Over the course of my musical career, I have had the opportunity to learn from many musicians. I am skilled at taking complicated ideas and conveying them in an easy to understand manner for my students. My passion is being able to share my knowledge and experiences with you so you will be able to

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GREG C.
Ruben is a great instructor and very flexible. He tailors his lesson strategy to the student's goals and creates a supportive environment. His focus is on building a solid understanding of music structures first and then applying to the guitar.

There was some confusion with the 'take lessons' website in that it scheduled my lesson for CST when both I and Ruben are in PST. I didn't spot it until 'day of' and Ruben was gracious and flexible in still being able to do the lesson at the later time. Not his fault and I appreciate his willingness to adjust his schedule once the issue was realized.
Chris R
Reuben was well prepared and very engaging.
Stephanie L.
GREAT TEACHER!!!
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Edwin I.

124 Reviews
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Starting at $49
  • Speaks Japanese, Spanish, English
  • B.M. in Studio Music and Jazz Instrumental - Guitar from University of Miami
  • Awarded DownBeat Music Award 1998 from DownBeat
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Edwin I.

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All styles - strumming, fingerpicking
Improvisation soloing
Proper technique
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About Edwin

Hello! Thank you for your interest in taking guitar/piano/music lessons. I am a professional teacher/studio musician/performer/producer with over 20 years of private teaching experience and a graduate of the University of Miami Studio Music and Jazz program in 2002 specializing in the guitar.

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Lanna
Edwin was very nice, and professional. My daughters first piano lesson went great and she’s excited for more lessons with Edwin.
Gustav
Edwin is great at helping you build lesson & practice plans to help build the skills you want on guitar. I couldn't recommend him any higher.
Adriana
Very knowledgeable and enjoyable to learn from!
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Eric C.

39 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2009
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Eric C.

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A great instrument to begin with and to learn the basics of music, but also a great secondary instrument to learn from a new perspective. Whether you are just getting started or have been playing for years and have found yourself in a rut and want to refresh and do some new things, ukulele lessons will help you to set and realize your goals in music.

About Eric

Performing and recording musician with several groups for over 15 years. I have been teaching private lessons and classes in community education to students of all ages since 2007. I have also taught music in early childhood education, St. Paul Public Schools as well as music therapy programs at

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Jackie L Micklewright
Eric has been very patient and accommodating of our 7 year old who is learning the ukulele. The instruction is age-appropriate and he provides a lot of positive reinforcement/feedback.
Mackenzie
Instructor was well prepared and very clear on what is expected.
River G.
Eric is very patient and personable.

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"Really good. I think she is a experienced teacher."
Cheng
Took Ukulele lessons from Lee Q.
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"As an adult learner, I was put at ease and able to work on songs I was interested in right away. Wonderful teaching style."
Andrea
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard W.
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"Eric is a very good teacher. I have no experience in music at all and his instruction offered a nice mix of basic music knowledge and uke specific teaching. In a short time he showed me a variety of playing techniques for the uke that gives me a lot to strive for while offering exercises and instruction for me to work on that will help me steadily improve."
Kevin
Took Ukulele lessons from Eric L.
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"He teach me amazing things I never thought I could learn on the ukulele. As well as made it fun and interesting to learn we had a great connection that we could always laugh about them very thankful for the time I got to spend with him I highly recommend him to anyone wanting to learn."
Holly Hudoba
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"I'm an old fart but I'm learning! =D"
Pat
Took Ukulele lessons from Michael J.
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"My 11 year old niece loves her ukulele lessons with Tammy. She is a beginner and was able to learn how to tune her ukulele and start playing songs after one week. Tammy provides all the lesson material and even short videos after each lesson to sum up what was learned and what should be practiced. I wasn't sure how remote lessons would turn out but so far everything has been great."
Janet
Took Ukulele lessons from Tammy Y.
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"Great first class. Very relaxed teaching style."
Jeanette Abellera
Took Ukulele lessons from John B.
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"Ryan is a very good teacher. I have been trying to learn how to play for a long time, but his techniques helped me grasp the basics quickly. He provided notes, recordings and homework after every class which helped a lot while practising and getting better at playing the ukelele. He was able to solve my doubts and issues effectively as he would imitate my play and figure out my problem areas and advise accordingly. He's very patient and consistent, it was a great experience learning with him!"
Manopriya
Took Ukulele lessons from Ryan B.
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"Elisa is patient and willing to take the time needed to help explain something until the student understands.
I was worried about trying to renew a skill so late in life, but Elisa was encouraging and helpful.
I look forward to my next lesson!"
Patricia Reed
Took Ukulele lessons from Elisa B.
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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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