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Jesse H.

80 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Music from UCSD
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jesse H.

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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 picki

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Kathy W.
Jesse is an excellent instructor- very patient and encouraging- highly recommend
Stephanie D.
Jesse is the best he is so nice

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Todd A.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • Awarded St. Louis' 9 Best Albums and 9 Best Songs of 2018 from Riverfront Times
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Todd A.

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Learn the note names on each string, learn chords, and learn how to play songs that the student chooses to learn. I can also teach theory and ear training if the student wishes to do learn that as well. :)

About Todd

Hello! My name is Todd. I've been playing music for most of my life. My first instrument was a Casio keyboard when I was about ten years old but I moved over to guitar as a teenager and fell in love with it. I recently graduated from Webster University with a BA in music after receiving an AA in gui

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KATY F.
Katy really enjoyed her lesson!
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He is kind. He is patient. I learn so much from him in each lesson. He is so knowledgeable!
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John B.

108 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1986
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John B.

108 Reviews
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See how easy it is to learn how to play the Ukulele!

With one to one instruction, you'll learn to play chords, scales, note reading, tablature, finger picking, strum patterns and improvisation. Within just a few lessons, students will begin learning how to play their favorite songs, including, "Somewhere over the Rainbow" ," I'm Yours", "Hey Soul Sister" and many more. Also, students will learn how to play various styles of music like, Blues, Pop, Classical and Rock.

About John

I have been playing for about 35 years and teaching music and guitar for 25 years. I have a Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Classical guitar. I've taught at the University level and currently maintain a professional studio in Arlington, Virginia. I am very well versed in many different styles of music

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Welton B.
John is great! He is very patient and encouraging. He break everything down so you can digest it.
Tony H.
Just completed my first 45 minute lesson with John. He was really down to earth, listened to what I wanted out of my lessons and we worked on those things. I feel like I’m already make progress.
Lucy
I took my first lesson with John this afternoon for the 45 minute session. He is very patient and knows how to teach very well. You will leave with homework that is applicable to your skill level and geared for improvement.
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Chris K.

1 Review
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Education from West Chester University
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Chris K.

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Inspiring students through private instrumental music lessons for ukulele, guitar, bass guitar, saxophone, clarinet, flute, and piano.

About Chris

I have been teaching private music lessons for fourteen years and have been a public school instrumental music teacher for eight years. I have a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and a Master of Science degree in Music Education. I have a K-12 teaching certification in Maryland. My educati

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Christopher & Winter W.
Kids first lesson with Mr. Kefer went very well! No regrets!
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Lauren S.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $28
  • Speaks French, Italian, English, German
  • Awarded Presser Award from Capital University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Lauren S.

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I've been teaching ukulele for 5 years and it is one of my favorite instruments to play and teach! Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play several chords and as time goes on you'll be able to play the songs that interest you most. I specialize in pop music and typically use the Alfred Ukulele Method for Kids books or the Hal Leonard Ukulele Books for older students. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Lauren

Lauren has been teaching private lessons since 2013 and is currently available to teach lessons online. Lauren has helped students learn to read music, gain confidence and musical skills, land roles in community and school theater productions and be accepted to music programs at esteemed colleges an

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Elyce
Lauren is a great teacher for voice and ukulele. She takes her time and is patient. Lauren looks for solutions to difficult chords. So glad to have her as a kind and caring and informative teacher!
Laura
Lauren is an excellent teacher! She is very knowledgeable as well as, positive and encouraging. I am a music educator with a master's degree in music education and I highly recommend Lauren.
Hugh
Lauren was very nice and informative.
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Kevin T.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $90
  • Speaks English, Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Teaches students 3 to 93
  • B.A. Songwriting and Performance from Berklee College of Music
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Kevin T.

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Ukulele taught Beginner to Advanced levels

About Kevin

Kevin T. is a music professor at MUM, Vice president of the San Diego Songwriters guild, and CEO of Songwriting Planet. He is an instructor of guitar, bass, voice, piano, songwriting, composition, orchestration, jazz arranging, music theory, ear training, production and engineering, and music busine

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Keith
I’ve been taking lessons from Kevin for about 2 months. Before that I’d been kind of aimlessly playing around with guitar. I was playing by myself for about 20 years and basically had no timing and rhythm. I’m not a funk master yet but Kevin has given me tools that have greatly improved my timing and for the first time actually believing that I’m going to do this. Thanks
Asam
I started taking lessons with Kevin about a month ago I took lessons when I was a kid, and remember some things, but my hands do not yet so what my head is telling them. Kevin has been great, adjusting to what I already know and adding a lot of music theory, which I never had learned before. Highly recommend Kevin.
Jo
I started learning Ukulele with Kevin and then picked up Guitar lately, Kevin has a systematic way of teaching, instead of covering each and every chords, he summarizes them by different shapes, and also their variations, so you can memorize the basics and find their "relative" chords easier. He also taught music theories, how each chord is formed, and if you want to play a specific song, he's also glad to help on finding the exact chord and transfer them into different notes that suits you. Definitely have your notebook ready since there's a lot to learn. The harder thing for myself is with the online class, it's not as efficient as a face-to-face one, I also tend to be less motivated to practise but you ought to just find your own motivation!

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in La Fayette, NY

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in La Fayette 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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"Joe has been a great teacher. I am amazed how quickly the lessons have progressed. He is patient and his passion for music is apparent."
Aaron
Took Ukulele lessons from Joe S.
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"Eric was the right fit for me. He started me on the basics in a very relaxed way. Plus - his favorite Beatle is George!"
Karin Eide
Took Ukulele lessons from Eric C.
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"My 8 yr old daughter had her first ukulele lesson last week. She absolutely loved it. Mitchell was very kind and patient with her. She liked him a lot and is excited to go back."
Nicki
Took Ukulele lessons from Mitchell C.
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"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."
Melissa
Took Ukulele lessons from Nick R.
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"Great teacher! Funny, easy going and went along with me at the right pace. Totally recommend him."
Huda
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard W.
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"After completing my first lesson with Jason, I'm super stoked to practice what I have learned thus far! Looking forward to advancing my skills with the help of his expertise and patience! Thank you!"
Nicky
Took Ukulele lessons from Jason M.
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"Greg is such a patient, kind teacher."
Annamaria Maier
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"Christopher helped me pick up the ukulele and get me from a beginner to an intermediate level and was learning how to pluck by the end of my 5 lessons!"
Ernie
Took Ukulele lessons from Christopher S.
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"Happy Teachers Day! You are a great ukulele instructor and make learning fun. I am having a great time. Thank you for your patience and encouragement. Keep on plucking :)"
Bonnie
Took Ukulele lessons from Phillip Z.
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"Albino was great with my young daughter. She was really excited to practice what he taught. She was able to play a simple song after her first lesson. He connected with her."
Amalie
Took Ukulele lessons from Albino M.
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