Ukulele Lessons in Jersey City, NJ

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Popular Ukulele Teachers in Jersey City, NJ

Jason J.

10 Reviews
Valhalla, NY
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jason J.

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I've been teaching Ukulele for several years; it's an easy instrument to start but difficult to master. I can help you reach your goals.

About Jason

Jason received his Bachelor of Music from UMKC Music Conservatory and went on to receive his Masters Degree in Music Performance at the Rudi E Scheidt School of Music where he studied with Lily Afshar. Jason has won several competitions including the "Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Competition" and h

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Mike J.
Great experience. Just 3 lessons and feel I am on the right path with Jason.
John Aldrich
Great first lesson. Can't wait for more
ralph H.
Very knowledgeable, easy to talk to. He has helped me with my technique, hand positioning which is very important with classical guitar. I highly recommend Jason.

Stephen D.

4 Reviews
Yonkers, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Dutch, Chinese
  • Awarded Fulbright from US government
  • Teaching since 2004
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Stephen D.

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Ukulele is a kind of portable guitar. you can have almost all the expressive capabilities, styles and techniques of the guitar, and you can put it in the overhead bin when you fly!

About Stephen

I have been playing music on the violin since the age of 7, composing since I was 14, and playing and performing on the guitar since I was 18. I've written a lot of music, and this past spring had works performed in Virginia and two in Manhattan. I have taught music for over 15 years, in college

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Sandra
Stephen is amazing and talented. He is very understanding of the initial frustration of learning a new instrument and makes it interesting and fun.
Megan
Mr. D is a very good teacher at violin. I give him 5 stars because he is nice and a good teacher.
Eve
Stephen has been teaching my son Classical Guitar lessons for over four years now, and he is one of the best music instructors we've had. Stephen is a very motivated and inspiring teacher, my son absolutely loves his music classes. We are happy to have a truly dedicated teacher, who loves working with kids and is able to pass his genuine passion for music to others. Thank you, Stephen!
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Nick R.

25 Reviews
Forest Hills, NY
Starting at $55
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded 2001 JAS academy full scholarship from JAS academy in Aspen Colorado (director, Christian McBride)
  • M.A. in performance from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
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Nick R.

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finger style and plectrum (pick) techniques

Both soprano and baritone uke tunings

About Nick

Professor Nick R. (guitar, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, dobro/resonator/slide, lap steel, tenor guitar, baritone resonator, bass, drums, composition) is currently the adjunct professor at Essex College, Jazz clinician for over 19 years via Kupferberg Center (Queens College) and has been on the staff a

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Paul
Nick R. is truly an extraordinary guitar instructor. He is brimming with technical proficiency, enthusiasm, and a communication skill set that is unparalleled. His ability to hone in on exactly what you are doing wrong and right for that matter means you make progress rapidly and naturally. And he is a nice guy too!!
Christina S.
Such a great teacher! I am an absolute beginner, but feel I am getting better every lesson. Plus, so fun! A +++++
Robin
Fun classical guitar lessons. Very knowledgeable and thorough teacher. My son really enjoyed his lessons.

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Christian R.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
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  • Teaches students Male: 7 and up; Female: 5 and up
  • Music, Audio Engineering, Culinary Arts, and Photography from TCC, OSU, NYIP
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Christian R.

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The Ukulele is such a fun instrument to play. It's a small instrument with a big sound. There is actually 4 different sizes you can choose from: Soprano, Concert, Tenor, and Baritone. The first 3 have the same string arrangement which is
G, C, E, A, and the Baritone is D, G, B, E, which is the same tuning as the first 4 strings on a guitar. Soprano is the smallest and the Baritone is the largest. If you want the true Hawaiian sound you need the Soprano. If you have really big hands or thick fingers you might want to go with the Concert or Tenor size so it will be easier to play.

They are very affordable instruments. The one I have is a Fender U Uke it was around 109.00. It's easier then guitar because you don't have to press down as hard on the strings.

Some of my favorite Ukulele players and bands that incorporate it are Jack Johnson, Brian May from Queen, Beach Boys, Elvis, Israel Iz, and many more.

I teach beginner to intermediate level for single and group lessons.

About Christian

Music is my passion. I've been playing music since I was a child but didn't get serious with it until I was 14, that's when I got my first electric guitar. So, from then on I've been playing and studying music for over 16 years. I play and teach guitar, piano, drums, and bass guitar. Aside from tak

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Braylon C.
A great instructor. Very patient with my son who has never touched a piano before. Very knowledgeable about all types of music and different instruments. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for lessons.
Emmett S.
My son Emmett is always excited to spend time with Christian! Each lesson is well organized and they cover a lot of material focusing both on skills and fun items. Technology part of things can be challenging but Christian each weeks puts the time in to make the experience better for all of us. We are having a wonderful time and learning a lot.
Ozzy S.
My son really enjoyed his time with Christian. He was really blown away by his knowledge. Thanks christian
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Glenn S.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded signed songwriter from BD4N Records
  • Teaching since 1979
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Glenn S.

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I teach all levels and styles: contemporary, Hawaiian, jazz, Japanese, etc.

About Glenn

Hi, I'm Glenn. Thank you for viewing my profile. I've been teaching students for over 20 years, playing all styles and levels of music, from day-one beginners to seasoned pros seeking to sharpen their playing skills. I teach both traditional notation and tablature, writing my own teaching method

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Jeffrey
Glenn is a great instructor. He is so patient and has a no-pressure style of learning that makes it fun. Highly recommend him......
Laura M.
I have had a great time learning to play the Ukelele with Gkenn. So fun. Looking forward to learning more
Laura M.
Highly recommend.
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Brian Q.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelor's of Music from Northern Illinois University
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Brian Q.

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Strumming, learning songs by ear, reading music, singing while playing are all popular subjects for ukulele lessons. I am a guitarist by training, and although it's my first love, often I encourage beginners to play ukulele to start, especially young children, since it is a bit easier to start for smaller humans. Tenor ukulele is my favorite for its slightly larger (and more comfortable) body size. Let's get groovy with the uke!

About Brian

Hello there! Getting a music education is fun, and it should be. Why else would you put yourself through the gauntlet of learning a new instrument? My philosophy is simple: I teach people first, and music second. What I'm interested in is developing your sound and love of the craft of music, an

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Antonietta
Brian has been great! My son really enjoys lessons with Brian. Before the pandemic my son attended in person lessons. I sat through the lessons outside the door and Brian was amazing. He had lots of patience with kids. He explains the lesson thoroughly! Anthony learned allot from him. Now because of the pandemic Emmy son does online classes with Brian. Which seems as if they are in person lessons. Anthony responds to Brian. After each lesson Brian follows through with suggestions, and homework for Anthony to practice through the week! It has been a real pleasure working with Brian! I would definitely recommend Brian. He’s great!
Josh
Brian is a great instructor, always offering great tips for practice, and songs that fit the appropriate level of experience. Would highly recommend!
Layla
I'm 10 years old. I started lessons with Brian 1.5 years ago. He's an awesome teacher. He's very good at making guitar concepts easy for me to understand. He's very patient. I started lessons in person, and when quarantine started, we did lessons online. Brian is great at teaching both online and in real life.

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Jersey City, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Jersey City is $62. 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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$51 average
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"My daughters first lesson with Matthew was great. He is really good with children and I could see her wheels clicking into gear right away."
Michelle
Took Ukulele lessons from Matthew H.
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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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"Omar is a great ukulele instructor, who customizes lesson plans for your level and aspirations."
Chris
Took Ukulele lessons from Omar W.
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"Chris is welcoming, has an easy manner, and
displays a wide range of musical knowledge and interests. His positive support for this first lesson gave us confidence, challenged us, and we can’t wait for lesson number 2."
Andrea and Bonita
Took Ukulele lessons from Christopher M.
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"Francesca is one of the few people who are not only multi-talented themselves, but have the gift of teaching. Her knowledge and love for music work in perfect harmony. We are so grateful to be able to learn from her."
Jamie Hampers
Took Ukulele lessons from Francesca V.
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"Vanessa is an excellent teacher, supportive and encouraging. She is knowledgable, friendly and makes each lesson comfortable and fun. The studio is conveniently located and professional. I highly recommend her and look forward to continuing my lessons in another series."
James Zidell
Took Ukulele lessons from Vanessa G.
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"I purchased ukulele's for my kids on our last vacation to Hawaii. I figured the best way to make sure they played them was to sign them up for lessons. Alex allowed the kids to take their lessons together which was really nice for them. They thought Alex was an excellent teacher and they learned a lot from him. I was surprised at how fast they learned. He was very patient and open to helping them learn the things they wanted to know. They just want to play for personal enjoyment. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Alex for anyone, no matter what your skill level is."
Kalani
Took Ukulele lessons from Alexander A.
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"Looking forward to next week!"
Jen Blake
Took Ukulele lessons from Lynn K.
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"I’m a non-traditional music student, so I was a little nervous starting music at such an “advanced” age. Eric makes every lesson interesting, but, more importantly, he makes them fun. We laugh a lot and I’ve learned so much in the short time I’ve been taking lessons. If he’s this good with an old lady, he must be fabulous with children. I highly recommend Eric for any aged student. Call him!"
Rose
Took Ukulele lessons from Eric L.
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"Very patient with our 10 year old aspiring musician! Working on fundamentals in an accessible way and showing interest and support in her novice song writing. She can't wait for her next lesson. We are delighted!"
Chloe
Took Ukulele lessons from Evan C.
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