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Teresa Y.

57 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Bachelor of Music Education from University of Southern Mississippi
  • Teaches Beginner
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Teresa Y.

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I especially enjoy introducing beginners of all ages to the ukulele, which was my first musical passion as a young child! These days, my passion is working with my students in ways that prepare them to pursue their musical interests armed with correct posture and hand position, foundational technique, music-reading capabilities, and what I call the "building blocks" of music: knowledge of functional music theory and how to use it.

"Functional music theory" can sound daunting, but in fact it is fascinating, at least the way I teach it, using analogies appropriate to the age of the student, from chords like different types of sandwiches (yum!) to chord progressions like the materials and equipment used to build a house.

I also encourage my students from the start to EXPRESS themselves musically, emotionally, playfully, in ways that keep their imaginations engaged in their musical studies, rather than private lessons becoming stressful or tedious.

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About Teresa

A musician since age 4, Teresa's dad took her early passion for music seriously. So she respects the power that parents have to foster their children's musical lives! She notes the many stories she has heard over the years: "If someone had just supported my interest"... "If my teacher had listened

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Freddie B.
She is a good teacher! Kind, and very informative.
CJ
Teresa is an amazing music teacher! This was my first time getting singing lessons, and I was really nervous going into it, but she did such a great job at helping me feel more comfortable in the beginning. She’s so kind and she’s a great teacher too. The techniques and skills that she taught me have been extremely helpful, and she teaches them in a really easy-to-understand way. I would definitely recommend her!
Melody L.
Teresa is very nice, she teaches my first lesson with her heart as well as her knowledge and skills.
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Greg C.

366 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Greg C.

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I am genuinely passionate about your success in becoming the best ukulele player you choose to be! I like to teach with repetition (wax on wax off) and prefer to present the big picture first so that every obstacle may potentially never be an obstacle for you. I take years of teaching experience and what have been topics of frustration brought to me from students in the past. I try to smooth the road and teach you, so you get the highest yield of success for your money with as little headaches as possible :)

About Greg

Hey musician! I am EXTREMELY excited to help you get to your best potential through lots of flight hours as quickly as you like! I hope you will pick me to help you avoid common setbacks in your progress. I look forward to helping you be your best on your instrument! I play fretted and fretle

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Kevin
First lesson today for my 13 year old son. Greg did a fantastic job getting him started and encouraging him, giving him the confidence to keep going on learning guitar.
Bill
Greg is patient and very earnest in helping me achieve/improve on my guitar playing skills. A gifted musician and instructor.

Lyle R.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
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Lyle R.

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We will cover the basics of ukulele chords and strumming, with the goal of being able to accompany popular songs.

About Lyle

- Degree in Music Theory / History from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. - 25 years' teaching and performing experience. - Fluent in all electric styles, plus acoustic and classical. *** Lesson Details *** I like to cover the fundamentals while focusing on your personal goals. All stages

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Elizabeth H.
Scott R.
So far so good. Very patient as mistakes after mistake was made. Corrected quite a few mistakes I was making so that my habits would be good habits from the start. Let me talk to myself as I messed up and complimented me when I was on the right track.
Nancy C.
Great lesson! Thanks!

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David R.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks Italian, Italian
  • Teaches students 6 to 96
  • Guitar Performance from Florida State University - School of Music
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David R.

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Student can learn strumming techniques, accompanying, finger-style techniques, popular and classical solo arrangements.

About David

David discovered his love for music early on at the age of seven with the musical/movie: The Sound of Music. He and his siblings would entertain their babysitter by acting out the entire musical - singing and dancing along with the soundtrack. To make it even more fun, they would sometimes speed

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Patrick Holmes
First rate instructor.
Mark N.
David has a cheery disposition and heart for his students. For those who want to go into classical guitar he’s a fantastic choice!
laura R.
David is a great teacher. He is very patient and he remains positive. HIs encouragement has helped me tremendously.
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Phillip Z.

33 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
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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, bl

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Max
Kind, super knowledgeable, and a clear communicator. Looking forward to the second one.
Jim
Excellent!
Orlando R.
I couldn't ask for a better first lesson. Phillip has an easy going, fun approach that makes the lesson seem like a piece of cake. However, when your done, you realize just how much he has taught you. He told me to keep a note book. Now I see why..
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Jason M.

102 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Voyage Air Guitar VAD-06 from ASCAP
  • Associate of Arts in Music and Business from KPC, University of Alaska Anchorage
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Jason M.

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Fully Vaccinated as of 5/19/21!!
Taking up Ukulele was a great way to look at music from a new perspective. I love teaching ukulele to younger kids who cannot make chords on a guitar quite yet as well as adults who are serious musicians that have been playing for years. I welcome everyone from the novice to the hobbyist and do my best work with student requests.

About Jason

-=FULL VACCINATED as of 5/19/21!!=-TakeLessons.com Instructor since it's inception, Jason M. is available for in person and online lessons worldwide leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 20 years, ukulele, bass, banjo and keyboard for over 10 and teaching music in ge

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James S.
Five Stars for the teacher.
Three Stars for technology.
Patient, knowledgeable, easy to work with.
Did I say patient?
A fantastic ear and knows what I need to accomplish.
In time, Jason will help me master my goal and in time to jam with friends this summer.
Cheers.
Jaiden
My 10 year old is taking drawing lessons online with Jason. He loves it! The lesson is tailored to what he wants to learn and his confidence in what he is able to do is steadily increasing. He looks forward to his lesson every week.
Everett
Our first experience was awesome! Jason was professional, patient, kind, and down to earth! Can’t wait for the next lesson! 🙂

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Bay Shore, NY

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Bay Shore is $61. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $130 per hour.
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"I am such a newbie.
Instructor was very patient with me.
...ask me again after lesson number 20"
Mike
Took Ukulele lessons from Jordan D.
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"Athena is extremely patient with my 7 year old! He is progressing faster than I ever imagined!!!"
Nicholas
Took Ukulele lessons from Athena M.
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"Jeremie listened to my experience level and where I wanted to go. The, as he watched me play, he was good at picking up on my technique errors."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Jeremie W.
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"I am a senior student and Jesse knew what was needed to develop a course of classwork and homework to enable me to have more fun with the melodious ukulele. I appreciate his clear, concise, and congenial approach — serious, mindful, and leisurely."
Wan
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse M.
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"Very patient with my shy daughter."
Maya
Took Ukulele lessons from Lela G.
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"Just had my first lesson with David and it was so much fun! David is kind, patient and a great instructor!"
Fernanda
Took Ukulele lessons from David E.
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"Evie came back very proud of what she learned in her first lesson & excited for more."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Lyle R.
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"Jesse is gentle and patient with my 5 year old grandson. Simon sits and waits for him, holding his Ukulele. One time we missed the cancellation and Simon was so sad!"
Simon
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
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"She is a great teacher! Very easy to learn from! Thank you."
Claire
Took Ukulele lessons from Tina D.
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"Wonderful lesson. My daughter is so excited to be doing the online lessons. Loren has excellent communication and follow through before and after the lessons."
Madison
Took Ukulele lessons from Loren P.
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