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Tim H.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tim H.

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Students will benefit from a personally customized approach to learning, exploring musical styles that range from rock to pop, blues to country, punk to folk, and at every level of musical experience. Tim is a teacher with 20 years of teaching and performing experience.

About Tim

Tim has been playing music at local venues and with local bands and musicians for 20 years, and has been teaching privately and for music studios and schools for 10 years. He fell in love with music at an early age and quickly picked up a variety of instruments including guitar and drums. As a priv

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Caileigh M.
Tim is wonderful! Very musically intelligent which is so important. Fantastic demeanor and cadence with my daughter, which is important for her learning style. So pleased to have found him!
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Jesse H.

73 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jesse H.

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The ukulele is a creative adaptation and redesign of the machete de braga, a small stringed instrument that was introduced to Hawaii by Portuguese immigrants in August of 1879. The Hawaiian people fell in love with the sound of the instrument and named it “ukulele" because the fingers of the performer dancing around on the neck and strings as a song was played resembled jumping fleas. Ukulele means jumping fleas in the Hawaiian language.

Since the ukulele is related to a European instrument and the guitar from Spain, the relative tuning is the same. It should be tuned a perfect fourth up from a guitar, so the first string is tuned to an A, second string should be tuned to an E, third string will be a C, & the fourth string should be tuned to a G an octave up. Most ukuleles have a fourth string that is an octave above what the normal progression would be of most stringed instruments. If your G string is not tuned an octave up it’s a larger size than the average ukulele G string ...

About Jesse

Jesse H. plays guitar with The Mar Dels, one of San Diego’s best-known dance and party bands. But he’s more than just a rock-and-roller — he’s studied jazz and classical guitar with other master musicians. His lessons focus on developing: - Right and left hand technique - Finger picking and

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I've only had my first lesson so far- had a really great experience. He is patient, knowledgeable and highly skilled at his craft. I feel motivated to practice and am excited about improving my skills!
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Great experience. Signing up for more lessons shortly!
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Julian Y.

11 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Julian Y.

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The ukulele is a fun way for young or inexperienced players learn to play a string instrument without the tedious and sometimes painful process involved on a guitar or bass guitar. You can learn many skills very quickly on the ukulele, that will eventually translate to the guitar. Reading simple melodies and playing a wide range of chords that fit neatly and comfortably on the ukulele make it a fun and easy first instrument to learn. Can you say Kamakaiwaole?

About Julian

My musical background is uniquely rooted in classical training and popular music (non-classical) experience. I have professionally played toured and/or taught on a variety of instuments including Bass, Drums, Guitar, Piano, Ukulele and Voice for the past 8 years all over the world. My main focus ha

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This was my 14 y/o and my very first lesson. We learned chords, strum patterns, and melody. Super fun evening! Julian even gave my 12 y/o a lesson on his drum set while we practiced on our guitars. Now the family is hooked! Excited for our lesson next week.
David
Julian has spent lots and lots of fun time with his nephews and nieces (age 13-2), playing music with and teaching--ukulele, piano, guitar and drums over the last few years, and as a result they all have some great skills, confidence, and excitement about music. He's kind and very tuned in to where his students are.
I'm his Dad so I've seen how rewarding it can be for his students. He's also given me a basic set of skills on the guitar. It goes without saying, I recommend him highly!!
Josh D.
Great instructor.

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Lela G.

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  • Teaching since 2012
  • BA- Music Therapy/Psychology from Florida State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lela G.

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I have been playing ukulele for four years.

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ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTS BEGINNING FEBRUARY 1ST 2021 I teach all lessons online only using the online takelessons platform or Zoom. I do not travel for in home lessons. I am very passionate about music and believe it can serve as a gateway for many areas in life. It provides and assists with

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Nataly W.
Lela is an excellent piano teacher. She has so much patience with my daughter who is autistic and very active. I’m so glad I made the right choice picking the right teacher for my daughter. Thank you Lela for being so kind.
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Maya
Very patient with my shy daughter.

Kirsty C.

7 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor of Music Education and Music Therapy from Immaculata University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Kirsty C.

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As a graduate of Immaculata University, I have a Bachelor's in Music Education and Music Therapy with a concentration in Flute Performance. I enjoy being a very active member of the Music Ministry group at my church. I am a flutist and vocalist for weddings and church services. For the past 15

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Amy P.
Kirsty was so supportive for my first lesson - I am excited to continue
Keira
This was my daughters first music lesson ever, and Kirsty was very patient with her, and provided just the right instruction and practice incentives for a young beginner.
Robin
Thank you so very much for your kindness and expertise. As a complete novice, you made me comfortable and encouraged.

Wes F.

9 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts from Asbury College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Wes F.

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I find ukulele to often work better than guitar for many young students (typically years 10 and younger). When appropriate, the student can transition to guitar having increased hand strength and learned many of the concepts needed to excel. Of course, ukulele makes for a fun (and ultra-portable) instrument in its own right!

About Wes

I studied classical guitar and composition at Asbury College and later more in depth guitar studies rock, jazz, and classical at the Atlanta Institute of Music. I have been teaching steadily for the past ten years as well as spending my time with various other musical projects such as leading worsh

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Holts Summit, MO

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Holts Summit 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 $100 per hour.
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"Kateri was wonderful, patient, kind and supportive. I look forward to our next lesson!"
Marley
Took Ukulele lessons from Kateri L.
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"Ruben is such a bright, talented teacher! He has found the perfect blend of pushing me as a student to achieve goals, but also patience to get through the more difficult techniques. I highly recommend him as a teacher!"
Susan
Took Ukulele lessons from Ruben D.
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"Jesse is a wonderful teacher. Kind, patient, and most of all passionate about music and teaching it. I would highly recommend him to anyone old or young who wants to learn a new instrument. I have learned Ukelele from Jesse since November 2014 and look forward to many more happy sessions with him. You won't regret it!
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Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
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"I think my son has accidentally rated Cole as 1 star. I would like to take that back. Cole is a very good teacher, fun and patient, with a great skill set"
Xun
Took Ukulele lessons from Cole P.
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"Love working with Mr. Patient Grant! I highly recommend him to others. I'm learning at my own, turtle-like pace, but I am learning."
Martina
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"Cant say enough good things about Joel. He doesnt get frustrated when I don't grasp a concept he breaks it down to where I can understand and work through it. Works to play what I'm interested and what I really want to play. I thought going to learn an instrument at 27 would be rough but it has been fun and enjoyable."
Ernest
Took Ukulele lessons from Joel B.
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"Fantastic with my 6-year old. A natural; love her approach."
Kayla
Took Ukulele lessons from Francesca V.
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"Amazing person, amazing instructor."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Melissa F.
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"Luke is a very patient and enthusiastic teacher."
Rick
Took Ukulele lessons from Luke P.
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"Excellent first lesson!"
Jade
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard C.
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