Ukulele Lessons in West New York, NJ

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Popular Ukulele Teachers in West New York, NJ

Gio A.

22 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Gio A.

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I'm a professional musician and instructor, teaching various instruments for over ten years. My main instruments are guitar and drums/percussion, but I've also played and taught piano, mandolin, ukulele, and harmonica.

I would love to work with novice ukulele players of any age, to get you through the basics - chords, melodies, rhythms, strumming, finger-picking, and so much more! We can learn popular songs for the ukulele and/or talk about reading and writing music on the ukulele. I'll structure lessons according to the age, skill level, and interest of the student.

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wh

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Tara Hodnett
Is a very good teacher he's very patient.
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I am learning consistently and step by step.
Tom E.
He came up with just the right exercises to help with my current problems. Answered questions lucidly. Very patient.
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Nick R.

20 Reviews
Forest Hills, NY
Starting at $55
  • Teaching since 1985
  • M.A. in performance from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nick R.

20 Reviews
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Private Ukulele Teacher

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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Bob Tilton
This was my first lesson with Nick. He is a very nice guy. He created a calm, relaxed atmosphere in his studio, and he was clear when he gave me particular instructions. His knowledge of music theory in general, and of the five-string banjo in particular, was quite impressive. I would recommend him highly to both a beginner and to anyone (like myself) who is in need of a refresher course. I am very much looking forward to my next lesson.
Melissa
Nick Russo is a fantastic tutor for kids and adults who would like to learn Ukulele, guitar, banjo or other instruments. He makes ‘learning fun’ he's friendly and cheerful. I don’t have any background in music but, Nick made it easy for me to understand the notes and how it works. I always look forward to every lesson. I Highly recommended Nick to everyone.
Bill
I’ve been taking guitar lessons with Nick now for a few months and it’s been a terrific experience — cannot say enough good things. Each lesson builds on the last and Nick tailors them to my ability and musical interests mixing in enough music theory, which makes learning both productive and enjoyable. Most importantly I feel like I’m beginning to understand how music works and not just blindly memorizing patterns or scales. I considered online courses before choosing Nick, but there’s no substitution for one-to-one instruction. Nick’s feedback and instruction are invaluable.

I was a little concerned about trying to pick up guitar in my early 40s, but its been a rewarding experience so far and I’m looking forward to more lessons with Nick.

Mary E H.

3 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Danish, French, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mary E H.

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Beginner-itermediate lessons for children or adults. Great if you've never played or are new to playing. Music theory can be included as an option.

About Mary E

Hello! I am a professional violin/fiddle player and singer, and I perform and teach music classes all over Manhattan and Brooklyn.I have been teaching and performing music professionally for 23 years. I truly enjoy teaching and fulfilling the students needs and seeing them progress as a musician. Y

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Samantha
Mary-Elizabeth taught me violin for 2 years. I was brand new and she made picking up violin easy and enjoyable. She recognizes current and future problems and suggests exercises to correct them. She always has a positive attitude, which helped me avoid getting frustrated. Her classes were relaxed and thorough. I could not have asked for a better teacher!
Alexandra
I have a great experience of teaching with Mary ! I was already violonist but she helped me discover the wonderful world of fiddle music. I had a complete classical training and I wanted to be more free with my music so Traditional Irish tunes where the best !
Mary is very kind, patient, sweet, funny and will know how to adjust to your need without any doubt. She is a awesome musician in a great variety of music so have your pick !
Stine
We met Mary-Elizabeth for the first time in January 2009 by recommendation of The Royal Danish Academy of Music.
We were looking for a private violin teacher for my daughter Elisabeth, age 13, who at that time had never played an instrument before and was clearly shy and nervous about the project.
From the very first lesson, Mary-Elizabeth not only showed the skills and the basic technique of teaching the violin to younger children, but most impressing was her enthusiasme and joy that immidiately spread to the student. You could tell, that this was a teacher who loved playing too!!
And that opened all the doors for the difficult practising and today I have a daughter who enjoys so much playing that she brings the violin on every holiday to make sure she always has the instrument nearby!
I can sincerely recommend Mary-Elizabeth for teaching and I guarantee you, the students will love playing and look foreward to her lessons!

Meet Online Ukulele Teachers Serving West New York, NJ

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Micah C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner
  • BA Music Performance from University of Arkansas Little Rock
  • Teaching since 2015
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Micah C.

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I am a music teacher at North Little Rock School District. Beginner courses will include: music fundamentals, Ukulele strumming patterns, learning at least 5 chords, pentatonic scale, and major scale. You will be able to pluck or strum folk, classical, and pop songs as courses progress. Ukuleles are provided during lesson or you can purchase your own so that you can practice at home.

About Micah

I have been teaching music and tutoring for a few years now! I enjoy music so much! I received my degree from the University of Arkansas Little Rock. I am also a member of the worship band at my church. One thing that I enjoy the most, as a teacher, is seeing growth and seeing students get

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Saakshiyah K.
She was caring and good. She is a good teacher.
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Ian M.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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Ian M.

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About Ian

I started playing guitar originally in 1991. I picked up bass and ukulele (and then over the ensuing years, gradually a plethora of other instruments, such as voice, drums, piano, and harp). I started teaching in 2001 throughout the Chicagoland area. First in music stores, then schools, then people

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Savoy
I have taken guitar lessons in the past and wanted to revisit one of my passions again. I decided to take lessons with Ian since he is in my neighborhood and I’m really glad I did. Ian has been very patient and attentive to my learning style. As our lessons have progressed so has the direction of each class. It’s really cool to see how all the concepts we have gone over build on each other. I feel like Ian really goes above and beyond to learn about his students and what they are hoping to achieve. Ian has also been very flexible with my work schedule. After several months of lessons with Ian I can say I’ve learned several things from finger picking, timing, and reading notes. I can’t wait to continue my journey!
Juie S.
I wish I could leave a review on his teaching but unfortunately, I couldn't even experience his teaching prowess. I gifted 5 in-home guitar lessons to my fiance as a birthday present. After speaking to Takelesson representatives I was told that we were in Ian's in home radius. Ian did not teach my fiance because he did not find "parking", which felt like a little bit of an unreasonable answer. When my fiance asked to be taught on weekdays he declined that too and instead offered online classes. The point of in-home is flexibility and 1:1 attention and we were disappointed that we could not have that opportunity due to how unaccommodating it felt. Would like to leave feedback to both Ian and Takelessons to include these nuances as customers are often really excited only to be let down.
Jen K.
Ian is an incredible teacher. Very patient and professional. The way he teaches is very straight forward and easy to understand. I can’t wait to learn more & more... less than a week has passed since my lesson. I already feel so comfortable with my ukulele,
All the utube lessons were useless for me. I realized this after 1 lesson with Ian. The frustration factor on utube was a waste of time for me. I am so happy I chose ian & this company.
Thank you so much, jen

Amanda O.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Amanda O.

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Online Ukulele Teacher

Aloha!! The ukulele is an incredibly fun instrument to learn! I currently offer lessons from beginner to intermediate levels. My method of teaching ukulele includes learning chords, rhythm, and picking the melodies. You will learn to read tablature and to even sight read with the ukulele if you so desire! Otherwise, you can learn to play beautiful ukulele chords and sing along!

In these lessons you will learn:
*How to make chord shapes and eliminate buzzing/muted strings
*Build knowledge and skills through learning 30+ chords on the ukulele
*Strum patterns (from easy to advanced)
*Rhythm and how to keep a beat, plus more complex rhythms
*How to sing along with your ukulele accompaniment
*Basic music theory knowledge to help you understand concepts
*How to pick the strings
*The notes on the ukulele
*How to read tablature
*To expand and have fun playing such a relaxing instrument!

Also, I love to teach children and adults alike! No one is too young or old to ...

About Amanda

Hello everyone! My name is Amanda O., and I am a Harpist, Voice teacher, Therapeutic Musician, Life Coach, Alternative Medicine Practitioner, and Vocalist who has over 21 years of experience as a classical vocalist and performer. By 8 years old, I began training as an opera singer and have merged

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Allison F.
Beautiful energy and attention.
Megan
My son's voice has improved after only two lessons. He really enjoys the lessons as well. Amanda is very easy to work with
Jeff P.
In all things, there is ‘good’, ‘better’ and ‘best’,
My first lesson with Amanda was excellent. She clearly falls in the
‘best’ category.

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in West New York, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in West New York is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $175 per hour.
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"Robert was prepared, informative and exhibited good teaching skills."
- Susan
Took Ukulele lessons from Robert M.
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"I took Uke classes with Grant and truly enjoyed them because he’s very patient and doesn’t rush-force learning. I highly recommend Grant to anyone who wants to learn to play the musical instruments he plays. I’m a stroke-brain injury survivor and was hesitant to take Ukelele classes, but once I saw I was making progress, I felt more confident about continuing classes.
Highly recommend Grant,
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- Martina
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"Dave is really great - sent me very helpful materials, and suggested songs that I enjoyed and were easy to play. I was playing after my first lesson!"
- Jennifer
Took Ukulele lessons from David H.
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"Polite, punctual and helpful. My daughter is loving her lessons. Thanks Nico!"
- Jessica
Took Ukulele lessons from Nico P.
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"So far so good! Instructor very knowledgeable. Felt very comfortable with the online experience. First time for me. Feel quite motivated after first lesson. Look forward to next. Thank you Ryan."
- Fran
Took Ukulele lessons from Ryan B.
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"Very patient and encouraging, willing to adapt to my needs in order to accommodate my goals and expectations."
- James Michael
Took Ukulele lessons from Jeff S.
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"Matt is very patient with my 6 year old. He is always always on time, and flexible with scheduling around what works best for our family."
- Andrew
Took Ukulele lessons from Matt L.
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"The best teacher ever! Been helping me out so much and is always very kind. Definitely recommend his teaching."
- Marie
Took Ukulele lessons from Joshua S.
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"Tina is great. She takes all the time needed to help me understand. She's very kind and patient."
- MaryHelen Ward
Took Ukulele lessons from Tina D.
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"I've taken ukulele lessons with Melissa for about 3 months now. As a beginner to music, Melissa is patient with me and builds on topics and techniques in such a way that I was able to grasp them. Not only have we covered chords, strumming, and rhythm on the ukulele, but she taught me about music theory as well (which was unexpected but I've enjoyed learning!). I would definitely recommend Melissa for ukulele lessons!"
- Casey
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