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Nick R.

20 Reviews
Forest Hills, NY
Starting at $55
  • Awarded 2001 JAS academy full scholarship from JAS academy in Aspen Colorado (director, Christian McBride)
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nick R.

20 Reviews
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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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Peter
I first heard Nick play about 4 years ago and a friend of mine took lessons from him. When I decided to start lessons, I naturally decided to go to him. As I went to his place, I thought, "Oh wow! I forget to ask my friend whether he's a good teacher!" I need not have worried. He's superb. He focuses on musicality: listening, hearing, enjoying; and then pulls out the technical things you could improve at and delves deep. I leave every lesson feeling great, and (proof of the pudding) people I jam with comment on how much my playing has improved. I'm an "advanced intermediate" player, but Nick also teaches kids, beginners, etc. In the age of coronavirus, our lessons are on Skype, and they are great, too. He comes out of jazz and plays trad as well as modern, but he also has an Americana band, and he knows classical, and the student before me is learning Hendrix-style rock. So no matter what direction you want to go, Nick is your man!
Cris
I’ve been trying to teach myself guitar from online videos and just started taking lessons with Nick. It’s making a huge difference. He’s worked on my posture, left and right hand positions, started me on basic ear training, sight reading and understanding of rhythm. He’s given me exercises to help with chord changes I’ve been struggling with. Nick’s a great musician who loves to play but also loves to teach, so a beginner with no music training can gain from his knowledge. He’s a kind, patient teacher and an enjoyable person to spend time with. My guitar playing sounds better already.
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.

Matthew K.

26 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $65
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 13 and up
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Matthew K.

26 Reviews
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"Everyone should have and play a Uke. It's so simple to carry with you and it is one instrument you can't play and not laugh! It's so sweet and also very old--some are made of wood--some are made of armadillo's. I love them. The more the merrier. Everyone I know who is into the Uke is crackers. So get yourself a few and enjoy yourself."--George Harrison

About Matthew

I have been playing professionally for over 30 years and have taught for over 10. I am proficient on keyboards, guitar, bass, ukelele, as well as lead and harmony vocals and songwriting. My focus is on developing your musical intuition through ear training, and accessing the music within. I have a

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Paul
I had a one off single lesson with Matthew, I was only in New York for a couple days and was lucky enough to get a sing writing session with him. He gave some great insight and valid techniques towards song writing. He was easy going and very friendly. Would certainly recommend.
Sami
Matt is an awesome instructor. Unlike a traditional guitar teacher, Matt understands what his students want to play, making lessons much more interesting and making practicing much easier. I've had a few lessons with Matt and have learned more in those lessons that I could have ever learned by myself. Highly recommend.
Diana
Just had my first piano lesson with Matthew today. He is a truly great artist and instructor who will teach you not just about the playing technique but about the music theory/history behind it. Would definitely recommend!
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Brian C.

19 Reviews
New Rochelle, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 8 to 65
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Brian C.

19 Reviews
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Lean all the basics! Basic songs, chords & melodies are taught.

About Brian

I graduated Cum Laude from New York University, where I received a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Guitar Performance. I have performed all styles of music on club dates, college shows, concerts, and recording dates. I have also released a full length commercial recording of my original pop/rock musi

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Samuel
Brian is a wonderful teacher, our son has been learning and enjoying the classes. Would definitely recommend Brian.
Jina
I learned a lot in my first lesson with Brian. He clearly knows the guitar inside and out. The pace was on the faster side, but he answered all my questions about technique and theory. Beyond what I wanted to focus on (technique), he's laying a solid foundation for theory so that I don't have go rely on the capo or online tabs as much. He also gave me useful scale exercises to build up finger independence and articulation. So far so good.
Maria A.
Brian is very friendly and ofcourse a professional. Today was our first lesson, and it was a great experience, I look forward to continue learning from him. Thank you Brian! 😊

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Loralee W.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Media Arts and Technology from Michigan State University
  • Teaching since 2016
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Loralee W.

27 Reviews
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I teach Ukulele from the perspective of a modern musician and songwriter. I want to make sure you are relaxed and having fun in our lessons and pursuing the style of music that resonates with you. In ukulele lessons with me you will learn chords and strumming styles, how to read and play tablature, chord charts and sheet music if desired, and other picking and accompaniment styles. If you are a singer, we will also work on playing and singing simultaneously and working through difficult counter rhythms. With these tools you will quickly be able to learn to play the songs you love and even create your own! My lessons are driven by my students taste in music rather than my own, so we will always be playing the music that you love!

About Loralee

Loralee began exploring music at a very young age, as part of a musical household. She enrolled in flute lessons at the age of 4, giving her solid roots in music theory and an appreciation for classical music. Her flute lessons later led her to take part in marching band and numerous musical ensemb

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Kiley
I'll be honest. I randomly chose an instructor for my 10 year old voice lessons. So pleased! She keeps in contact when there are issues with a lesson. Very flexible when it comes to platforms. Encourages and teaches my beginner in all the areas shes unfamiliar with. Super duper!
Kiley
Anna L.
Fantastic experience. So glad I found Loralee. She's a great singer and teacher
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Kenton M.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • BA: Liberal Arts from Berea College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Kenton M.

8 Reviews
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I teach using many of the standard tunes as well as any of your favorites. The ukulele is a neat instrument to play and it seems to fit in most anywhere. Let's head back to that little grass shack in Kealakekua, Hawai'i and have a little fun.

About Kenton

I have been teaching for over fifteen years. I play various styles including jazz, rock, blues, classical, country, and bluegrass. Instruments I teach include guitar, dobro, banjo, mandolin, and ukulele. I also teach the Q Chord. I have performed in many different bands including rock, top forty

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Lorraine D.
great teacher very patient easy to learn from
Lorraine D.
so happy to finally find a relaxed person and you just know he enjoys teaching and doesnt hurry you. am excited for my next lessons
Tiffany P.
I highly reccommend Kenton! My 10 year old son has been taking lessons online for the past couple of months. My son is an absolute beginner, however, is progressing quickly through the curriculum. Kenton is a fantastic teacher, knowledgable, patient, and kind. He keeps the lessons fun, age appriopriate and challenging. Choosing Kenton as our Mountain Dulcimer instructor has been the best decision for us. Give Kenton a try; you won't regret it!

Jeremy R.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Akademia Music Award Nomination from Akademia Music
  • Teaching since 2001
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Jeremy R.

37 Reviews
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The Uke is growing in popularity because of it's ease of playing and how much fun it is to play. A great starter instrument to branch onto guitar later on or a unique instrument to master. I can help you master the Uke and have a lot of fun doing it.

About Jeremy

I have been a professional performing musician and producer for over 10 years and have had hundreds of students during that time. I grew up playing classic rock and classical. By the time I graduated high school I had visited 26 states playing music. I have studied music at the University of Scienc

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Charles F.
Great first lesson, I've got another scheduled today and am very much looking forward to it. And yes, Jeremy, I did my muscle memory homework.
Mike R.
Really solid first lesson. Jeremy was warm and engaging. I look forward to working more with him in the future.
Dimitri
Jeremy is very calm, supportive, and knowledgeable. His lessons have a clear direction and are focused on my goals. I enjoy the lesson and am willing to work hard in between each lesson. I highly recommend him.

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"Rodrigo is a great instructor, super knowledgeable and an expert musician. Although he is well versed in may styles, we focus on the theory, technique and culture of the Latin forms. Rodrigo is passionate about his craft but easy going and patient. I always look forward to our sessions and highly recommend him as an instructor."
Joshua
Took Ukulele lessons from Rodrigo R.
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"Loralee is an extremely patient teacher, just what my 7 year old needs!
My daughter looks forward to her lessons every week."
Danya
Took Ukulele lessons from Loralee W.
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"Claire is very friendly and does a great job of explaining the theory while teaching. She answered all of my questions and gave me a lot of fun material to work on."
Allison
Took Ukulele lessons from Claire A.
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"Steven is an excellent instructor. He is patient and kind. He breaks things down to make it easier to learn and play. I see improvement in my lessons every week."
Will Peterson
Took Ukulele lessons from Steven F.
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"I highly recommend Lee. She is very knowledgeable about music and accommodating!"
Roza
Took Ukulele lessons from Lee Q.
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"Olivia is an excellent teacher! She always sends out lesson plans ahead of time, so I can get a head start if I like, or just know what to expect for the week. She explains everything clearly, and makes learning ukulele fun! I always look forward to my lessons. :)"
Juliet
Took Ukulele lessons from Olivia D.
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"My 8 yo daughter just started taking ukulele lessons with Melissa and always looks forward to her upcoming lessons! Friendly, upbeat, patient, and wonderful teacher."
Katie
Took Ukulele lessons from Melissa M.
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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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"He's a kind person. He works with you for what you want to work at. He will introduce new things to your capacity."
Nancy
Took Ukulele lessons from Derek V.
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"It was fun and look forward to the next ones"
Jim
Took Ukulele lessons from Tim C.
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