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Ben R.

8 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelors's Degree from Hanover College
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Ben R.

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Ukulele is the perfect instrument for young students learning their first instrument. It's incredibly easy to get off the ground and start making music right away. For that reason, it's one of my favorite instruments to teach, and it's the instrument I recommend to first-time music students, even if they eventually want to switch to other instruments.

About Ben

Hi, there! My name is Ben and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have taught students of all ages from 3 to adult. I have experience not just with teaching but also with writing, recording, and performing music in successful bands and on multiple instruments

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Sandra S.
Ben has character attributes one would like to find in a teacher, knowledge, patience and presence! Looking forward to our next lesson. Thanks Ben!
Aena
Fantastic, patient and kind ukelele instructor. I recommend Ben without reservation.
Thanks Ben!
Kamal
Ben has been instructing my 2 kids (now aged 11 and 9) in-home for at least 5 years. We started off with piano for the first few years but then switched to a combination of piano and acoustic guitar (half a session dedicated to each instrument).

He is patient, kind, and highly knowledgeable. I clearly see the upward trajectory in my kids' musical capabilities. One of my kids can be difficult to deal with, especially when he is tired, but Ben would mold his approach to the lesson on the spot to keep my kid engaged (e.g., instead of continuing the lesson on the actual piano, he'd switch to a fun music-oriented game).

Andrew A.

Astoria, NY
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  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andrew A.

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Hey, I'm Andrew. I've been teaching guitar lessons for almost twenty years! I am currently 37 years old. Over the years I have developed a very effective way of creating a fun and encouraging learning environment for my students. I have a great sensibility of popular music, and can help students wi

Jason J.

11 Reviews
Valhalla, NY
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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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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Beata D.
Excellent
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

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Jesse H.

77 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Music from UCSD
  • Teaching since 2005
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Jesse H.

77 Reviews
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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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Matt G.
Great first lesson. Look forward to many more.
Steve
Really liked this lesson Jesse is a very competent, patient, articulate, and understanding teacher. He worked with me at the level I was at and at one pint we actually played a kind of duet! That is just my first lesson. Loved it.

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Ellie
Jesse was super kind and laid back. He has your best interest at heart and was really encouraging during the lesson. Can’t wait to continue uke lessons with him!
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Marcela C.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
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Marcela C.

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Personalized lessons according to student’s goals.

About Marcela

Hi, I'm Marcela! I would love to be your music instructor. I am a professional guitarist and teacher, with experience of teaching students of all ages, privately and in groups for over 10 years. I teach Guitar, Bass and Ukulele. I structure my lessons specifically around what you would like to

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Michael
I had a great first lesson!
Natalia
Marcela is an incredible teacher! She is really great at teaching the basics while working you up to playing styles of music that interest you. I'm really excited for our next lesson!
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Grant H.

168 Reviews
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  • Awarded Waka Winter Classic Winner 2015 from Wakarusa Music Festival/Pipeline Productions
  • Creative Writing from Louisiana State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Grant H.

168 Reviews
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I like to make learning an instrument fun and easy to fit into your schedule!

If you're an adult finally getting around to learning your dream instrument or a child following your passion of playing music I tailor your lessons specifically to you. We look at what you want to play, pick specific songs that you want to learn, and learn the techniques you need to play these songs. It sounds simple, but it's so effective and much more fun to learn this way!

About Grant

Hi! I'm Grant! And it would be my pleasure to be your music instructor. I teach all of the fretted string instruments: Guitar | Banjo | Mandolin | Bass | Ukulele I structure my lesson plans specifically around what you want to learn and how you want to learn it. We will go as slow or f

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Awesome, was worries but Grant made things so easy and relaxed

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"I was relaxed during my first lesson with Zach because Zach is a great communicator, intelligent and knowing. I feel I've learned some new techniques which I feel good about practicing and look forward to my next session."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Zachary D.
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"My daughter gets along with him. He's easy going and she enjoys her lessons. Recommend!"
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Took Ukulele lessons from Ryan B.
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"Lisa was great virtually with my 7 year old daughter. She had a blast and can’t wait until next week. Lisa was clear with direction and very engaging!"
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Took Ukulele lessons from Lisa C.
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"David was very knowledgeable about music and made it easy to understand. This was especially important to me since I am starting new, not having any musical background other than a love for music and a passion to play. This instructor helped me realize I have potential which is also important. After just one lesson I was able to take what he taught me and put some of his advice together musically and it is starting to make sense. I am looking forward to my future lessons!"
Natalie
Took Ukulele lessons from David R.
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"Had my 1st lesson with Lee today and she was a fantastic instructor ! Excited for my next lesson!"
Kathy
Took Ukulele lessons from Lee Q.
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"From 16-year old: Very flexible and is fun within his lessons but influences his students to want to get better, using songs the students like"
Elena
Took Ukulele lessons from Joel B.
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"Great instructor!!
Excellent fund of music knowledge and skillful instruction!"
Renee
Took Ukulele lessons from Kevin M.
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"Awesome! Very welcoming and extremely patient."
Aysha
Took Ukulele lessons from John B.
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"I am seventy years old and have absolutely no natural ability! Robert is patience and respectful, he always find something good about what I have learned. Very encouraging. My third lesson was the best as we both seemed more relaxed and get more comfortable. I like Robert."
Kathryn Cartledge
Took Ukulele lessons from Robert M.
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"Grant is super patient and gives excellent feedback and instruction. Highly recommend!"
Heather
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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