Ukulele Lessons in Long Island City, NY

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Popular Ukulele Teachers in Long Island City, NY

Jason J.

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

Adam C.

9 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Adam C.

9 Reviews
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I will break down the nuances of learning the ukulele in a friendly, clear, and articulate manner. We will discuss various concepts of the ukulele in the styles and songs you enjoy most.

About Adam

A graduate of the University of Rochester with a B.A. in Music and Psychology and trained at renowned National Guitar Workshop, Adam is an experienced teacher and performer on the guitar, piano, ukulele, and bass in a variety of styles, including rock, pop, jazz, classical, and folk. Adam loves to

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Joe Z.
Adam has been an incredible instructor. I've been playing the guitar for 15 years, but haven't improved in a long time, so I decided to go back for lessons. Adam immediately identified some areas to work on to help me meet my goals, and I've already made noticeable improvements after just a few months of working with him. I would highly recommend him, even if you're a more advanced player. There's always more to learn, and Adam has a lot of different perspectives to offer with his vast knowledge of music theory and proficiency with multiple instruments and musical genres.
David
David, 8yo, just started his guitar lessons with Adam and he is extremely happy with what he already knows after only one lesson! We cannot wait for the next one!
Vincent
Adam is awesome! Thank you so much!
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Ben R.

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

8 Reviews
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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).

Meet Online Ukulele Teachers Serving Long Island City, NY

Melissa F.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Outstanding Solo Performance - Jazz Vocalist from DownBeat Magazine
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Melissa F.

16 Reviews
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Online Ukulele Teacher

Ukulele is a great instrument to learn if you want to accompany yourself or another singer. It's fairly easy to learn, and very fun as you progress!

About Melissa

I have been studying and performing music for the majority of my life, starting with piano in the third grade. I started singing in choirs in high school and continued studying voice throughout college. I have a classical background and moved to jazz voice as an undergraduate at California State Un

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William Schmalzel
My ukulele mentor was extremely knowledgeable regarding the intricacies of various music formats. She broke down complex details into language that I could understand. She challenged me with next steps and was kind to make me feel accomplished.
Ryan & Hazel H.
This is mine and my daughters first time taking music lessons. Melissa is patient with my daughter and very knowledgeable. After five lessons with Melissa I feel we are on the right track to accomplishing our ukulele goals.
Lynnette
My wife enjoyed her first ukulele lesson and is looking forward to going again next week.
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Steven S.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Andres Segovia Memorial Scholarship from California State University, Northridge
  • Teaching since 1981
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Steven S.

15 Reviews
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Ukulele lessons are fun for all styles, ages and levels. I'll help your musical dreams come true! Beginners are encouraged to apply. You'll have fun while reaching your musical goals.

About Steven

Steven graduated with his bachelor of music degree from California State University, Northridge and obtained his teaching credential from Cal Lutheran University. While at C.S.U.N., Steven was the winner of the Andres Segovia memorial scholarship and the Randy Rhoads memorial scholarship. Also, St

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Chris
Steven is an extremely well versed and educated guitar teacher. Both in person and online, Steven managed to meet the interests and push the knowledge of music notation no matter what style. My son became a confident player in a short amount of time due to Steven’s vast knowledge and experience. As a 20+ year schoolteacher myself, I really appreciate his student connection and teaching style. An all over excellent experience.
Thomas S.
Fun experience.
Fredrick B.
Steve is an exellent instructor. Easy going and brings a beginner like me to ease and motivated. Look forward to my next class!
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Darrell M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 1973
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Bethany College
  • 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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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Long Island City, NY

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Long Island City 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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$48 average
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"My daughter took her first lesson today. She was very exited, said it was fun and can't wait for the next lesson. She practiced all night after the class."
Elyana
Took Ukulele lessons from Lee Q.
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"This lesson was great. Chris is an excellent teacher, and is giving me just enough of a challenge to keep me interested. I feel I will learn to play the ukulele very well with Chris as my teacher. I look forward to my next lesson."
Scott
Took Ukulele lessons from Christopher B.
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"Chelsea is a great instructor! She is so patient with my son during his lesson. She is super fun, which makes him want to keep taking lessons. She is also very accommodating when we have a schedule change. She's been very good about changing our lesson time. And, she knows how to teach ukulele!"
Koleen
Took Ukulele lessons from Chelsea S.
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"Just two lessons down, with 8 to go. Richard makes learning fun. His approach to teaching makes learning notes and chords easy. I can't wait until the next class."
Mike
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard C.
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"Excellent first lesson. Gave me lots of options about how the lessons would be structured."
Stephanie Wright
Took Ukulele lessons from Aleksis B.
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"My son just loves every 3-month recitals; he proudly collects all medals from each concert. We can see improvements not only with the ukulele but also with self-discipline. Online group lessons are very productive and energetic."
Maria
Took Ukulele lessons from Anna P.
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"Wonderful first lesson. Well thought out with actionable steps for me to work on this next week."
Trevor
Took Ukulele lessons from David L.
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"Exactly what I was looking for in a ukulele instructor"
Robb
Took Ukulele lessons from Albino M.
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"Awesome teacher! He is very patient and teaches at my level and what I want to learn. He’s the best!"
Katy
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"Amazing instructor! Made my daughter very comfortable and created a good learning environment"
Molly
Took Ukulele lessons from Joel B.
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