Ukulele Lessons in Minneapolis, MN

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Chris D.

11 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $37
  • Bachelor of Arts: Music (Performance and Pedagogy) from North Central University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
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Chris D.

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The ukulele is a friendly-looking instrument. While the basics may be a little easier to pick up on than the guitar, strum patterns still might come as a challenge. I enjoy breaking down strum patterns of popular songs like "Riptide" and "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" to help students play them just like the song. Beyond the beginner level, I enjoy showing how the ukulele can be treated like a small classical guitar, playing virtuosic pieces on the travel-size instrument.

About Chris

Chris grew up hearing his dad play guitar around the house and at live shows. He “caught the bug” around age 13 and hasn’t stopped playing since! He’s been teaching guitar since 2003 and received his Bachelor of Arts in Music at North Central University in 2008 where he studied jazz, blues, rock, c

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Renee
My 15 year-old son started guitar this summer. He has truly enjoyed working with Chris. Chris is patient and encouraging, as well as being a cool guy that my son looks up to.
Helen
My 13-years old son was reluctant to take music lessons. He had not liked piano (with a different instructor) when he was younger, but agreed to try guitar. Since the first trial lesson, he has been excited to learn more!

Chris is a fun teacher who knows his stuff and who communicates well with both his students and their parents. I have three kids and have found it’s difficult to find a teacher who is responsive to parents + engaging with youth + gifted at music.

His rates are very reasonable for our area. His in-home lesson space is professional and comfortable — I get to sit on a comfy couch and get work done during my son’s weekly lesson. In addition, Chris goes above and beyond to make sure the lessons are meeting our expectations. He tracked down strings for us when we accidentally broke one. He has rescheduled lessons due to our busy schedules. He is genuinely kind and such a pleasure to work with — we couldn’t be more thrilled!
Brian
Our kids have loved working with Chris. He picks songs they're excited to play, teaches them patiently, and has a lot of fun with them. They've made a ton of progress since they started with Chris, and they're always excited to see him!
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Eric C.

38 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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.

Richard W.

18 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $26
  • Awarded Best Musical Act 2013 from Minnesota Renaissance Festival
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Richard W.

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Did you know the Ukulele is tuned exactly like the top 4 strings of a guitar capoed up 5 frets, and the 4th string is tuned an octave up? this being the case, all the shapes one learns on one or the other is transferable knowledge! Want to know more about nature's most accessible chording instrument? Give Uke lessons a try.

About Richard

Rick's been teaching Guitar, Banjo, and Ukulele at his home, and at the Mount Olivet School of Music in South Minneapolis, ever since graduating with a degree in Music from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2003. He plays around town in 3 bands and also does the occasional Pit Orchestra and Wed

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Jordan G.
Richard is awesome! Really knows his stuff and funny too!
Andrea
As an adult learner, I was put at ease and able to work on songs I was interested in right away. Wonderful teaching style.
Nathan
I've had a great experience with Rick so far. He quickly identified my level of play and has provided good content for me to learn as well as new styles. Very knowledgeable on banjo, I would recommend to anyone looking to improve their banjo skills.

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Karney S.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • BA in Psychology from University of Northern Colorado
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Karney S.

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The Ukulele is an excellent instrument especially for younger children that would like to get into music. A lot of chords only require one or two fingers to learn and a person can usually start playing their favorite songs in only one or two lessons.

About Karney

After playing in bands for the last 23 years, I have decided to focus exclusively on my passion for teaching. It has been a lot of fun continuing to build a comprehensive music program, which now includes an online platform. Currently, I have over 20 years of music teaching experience and a bac

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Kennda V.
It was great! I had fun! Can't wait for the next lesson! Karney was so professional and understood my musical goals!
Randy
Very accommodating; friendly and knowledgeable. This will be a life-long friendship!
Connor B.
Very patient and thorough with My son he really enjoyed it!!!
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Viviana J.

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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Music from Musicians Institute
  • Teaches students 5 to 20
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Viviana J.

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Would you like to play your favorite song on that ukelele you bought month ago? I can totally help you with it, I've been teaching the ukulele for about 2 years now and it doesn't matter what level you find yourself in, class by class we can improve our technique and musicianship with the ukulele and for sure have some fun playing. :)

About Viviana

Hello!!! I am a professional singer, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Musicians Institute College of Music in Los Angeles CA with a Bachelors of Music, specifically voice and a certification on Audio Engineering. Students can expect improvement week to week in their musical abili

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Kirk R.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, English, Spanish
  • Awarded Best of the East: Music Instruction from Cincy Magazine
  • Teaching since 2006
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Kirk R.

24 Reviews
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The Ukulele is in a world of it's own! It's easily portable and you can pull it out to jam or play as you sing just about anytime. It's an instrument that has a unique love from all of it's players, and once you learn how to play (in no time!) I'm sure you'll develop the same passion for the Uke!

We'll learn basic chords and strumming techniques as well as advanced fingerpicking, melody playing and the theory to help you choose chords that really fit the mood you're trying to create.

About Kirk

I have been studying music for most of my life and began teaching when I was 16. I have been given the opportunity to learn from some of the best musicians and teachers around. Before relocating to Denver, I regularly gave performances throughout the Cincinnati area, as well as in surrounding state

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Deanna
Very good experience with Kirk! He was knowledgeable and patient, and I could tell he really enjoys teaching.
Deanna
Kirk was very patient, knowledgeable, and encouraging as he taught me to play a special song on the ukulele for my husband to be. Highly recommend!
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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Minneapolis, MN

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Minneapolis 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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"Omar is a great ukulele instructor, who customizes lesson plans for your level and aspirations."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Omar W.
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"We met Steve through my uncle who also takes lessons from him. Our daughter takes Ukulele classes and loves it. We love the fact that Steve makes it fun and is very professional. We can always reach him with any questions and he's always flexible with our schedule. I would definitely recommend Steve to any age group. I believe that everyone is given a gift from God and Steve certainly has the gift as an amazing music teacher ."
Took Ukulele lessons from Steve G.
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"Patient, persistent, and all-around warm and wonderful. Sensitive to the type of music I LIKE to play. He's a keeper!"
Marti
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"I'm an old fart but I'm learning! =D"
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Took Ukulele lessons from Michael J.
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"David is very patient and kind especially since this was my first ukulele lesson ever."
Mary Jo Patrick
Took Ukulele lessons from David B.
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"Great first class. Very relaxed teaching style."
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Took Ukulele lessons from John B.
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"Great first timer experience with Athena!"
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Took Ukulele lessons from Athena M.
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"Omar is encouraging and patient! He is very knowledgeable about music but can also break down musical techniques and theory in a way that makes sense. He is very good at tailoring your lessons to your own goals. He is great person."
Alison
Took Ukulele lessons from Omar W.
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"I learned a lot. It was ice to see someone enjoy playing the ukulele."
Jillian
Took Ukulele lessons from Tina D.
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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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