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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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Robin
Fun classical guitar lessons. Very knowledgeable and thorough teacher. My son really enjoyed his lessons.
Jim K.
I've been self-taught for roughly 3 years and sought lessons to help me get out of the rut that I felt I was in.

Nick has exceeded my expectations. More than just a great banjoist, Nick is a fantastic all around musician. He's intimately familiar with genres of music I've never even heard of and is able to disseminate his vast knowledge of technique and theory into easy to understand lessons. One of my favorite things about Nick is he completely caters himself to you and your goals. On day 1, we laid down goals that I wanted to pursue, and every single lesson since has been centered around getting me there. Never once has Nick tried to trump what I thought was important to work on, he just works with me and helps me lay the ground work that I need to get moving closer to where I want to be. The other thing I really enjoy about Nick’s lessons is that he’s always respectful of me as an individual, and the environment that Nick sets up for his students often times make me feel like I'm just learning from an old friend rather than the expert, tenured, musician that he truly is. He has my highest recommendation to anyone looking to better their own musicianship.
Jabari K. Noel
Nick is an incredible instructor! He was able to prepare me for a professional guitar audition with in 2 hour long lessons. His attention to detail and deep understanding of advanced musical techniques makes him a gem of a teacher, and a pleasure to work with. Will definitely continue lessons!

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.

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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 $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1995
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Brian C.

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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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David D.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Most Unique Project Studio from Pensado Awards
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David D.

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"Learn the rules like a pro, then break them as an artist" - Pablo Picasso

As a music producer, mix engineer and artist, I understand the need for proficiency as well as the artistry. My approach to teaching is customized to each individual as we are not all the same. I pay close attention to how each person learns and work with what the student can excel in. When needed we will do drills or work on theory or break down your technique to overcome any obstacles. With my industry expertise, I can help you become a proficient musician and help develop your style and artistry.

I look forward to working with you!

About David

I am a multi-instrumentalist, music producer, and mix engineer who works with artists at varying levels developing their skills, creativity, and music. Over the course of nearly 2 decades playing in bands and working in music production, I know the skillset and mindset necessary to perform at a pro

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Grace S.
great experience for my daughter. David was very knowledgeable and supportive! Highly recommend
Kimberly
I'm re-learning the piano with David and he has changed my relationship to music for the better. After only a few lessons with David I've gotten a greater understanding of music theory than I had in my few years of early piano training. He is patient and flexible with his style of teaching. If it's taking me awhile to understand a concept he's good at explaining it more clearly. I definitely recommend him for learning the piano!
Christian J.
David is a highly skilled multi-instrumentalist and producer. I was introduced when he recorded an EP for my band and since then, we've spent many an evening talking about performing, recording, teaching and making music. He is kind, patient and extremely knowledgable about his craft. I always learn something new, interesting and immediately applicable to my playing when I work with him. I've had the privilege of sharing the stage with some of his students and they have always been exceptionally professional and prepared. I highly recommend David for lessons in whatever discipline you request - the crossover knowledge from all of his experiences will be invaluable to you.
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Darrell M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Awarded Barbershopper of the Year from Lawrence/Ottawa Barberhawks (Barbershop Chorus)
  • Teaching since 1973
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Darrell M.

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I have taught guitar for many years and have also given some ukelele lessons, I would be happy to work with you on learning to play!

About Darrell

My goal is to personalize a music lesson that is designed around each student’s learning style, skill level, schedule and interests. My specialty is in teaching elementary age students, but I have taught all ages, including adults through the years. My philosophy for teaching involves these eleme

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Marye L.

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Starting at $55
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Marye L.

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Do you want to sing & play your favorite songs?

Do you dream of writing your own songs?

I have been teaching music privately since 2009 and LOVE to help my students sing and play their favorite songs all while becoming a well rounded musician.

We will get to the joy of playing as quickly as possible and as we go along we will fill in the music fundamentals - reading and writing music, rhythm, technique, songwriting, music theory and more. It will be a fun and enriching experience.

I can't wait to connect with you - to support and challenge you and help you make your musical dreams come true.

About Marye

My name is Marye. I am a singer/songwriter. I sing and play guitar, ukulele and piano. I have independently released three original albums (found on iTunes) and am currently recording my 4th album. A song of mine was placed on a Huawei smartphone in 2016 (over 10 million copies of the phone were so

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Elmhurst, NY

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Elmhurst 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 $130 per hour.
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"Richard was willing to introduce my 4 year old granddaughter to the instrument and he helped her with the most basic aspects of playing - how to hold it (he adjusted the strap to fit her properly) how to strum and how to use her left hand on the frets, etc. He was clear, concise, encouraging and patient!"
Penelope
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard W.
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"Jonathan is flexible and easy to work with. My son has some struggles as a result of an anoxic brain injury. Jonathan is very understanding and patient with my son. He has also helped me with advice and suggestions on how to work with my son. We love the spirit of the ukulele and the good vibes it has."
Jackie
Took Ukulele lessons from Jonathan B.
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"Kay is a very talented and thoughtful teacher. Highly recommend her!"
KG
Took Ukulele lessons from Kat M.
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"Edwin very quickly identifies where you need help and sets you in the right direction using a friendly approach."
Jack
Took Ukulele lessons from Edwin I.
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"When my son started Ukelele lesson, he was only 5 years old. Jesse has been very patient and taught him all the kids' songs. Ever since then, my son has increased interest in learning more and has memorized his finger positions really well. Jesse is very professional and always pleasant. We highly recommend him."
Canace
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
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"My 7 year old daughter had a great experience with Rick and is looking forward to her next lesson!!"
Emma
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard W.
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"I really like Greg because he is always teaching me new things, but it’s also really fun. I came in with a desire to learn more things about the ukulele and I did. I even started guitar recently and I have enjoyed it so much. He understand what I am struggling with and helps me fix what I am doing wrong."
Lainey
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"Always positive and patient with raw beginner like me."
Randolph
Took Ukulele lessons from David R.
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"I’m having great time in my lessons with Ms. P. She makes it easy for me to follow along with the materials and I feel that I’m actually starting to sound like a proficient ukelele musician."
Kara
Took Ukulele lessons from Priscilla D.
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"My wife enjoyed her first ukulele lesson and is looking forward to going again next week."
Lynnette
Took Ukulele lessons from Melissa F.
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