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Nick R.

26 Reviews
Forest Hills, NY
Starting at $55
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Awarded 2001 JAS academy full scholarship from JAS academy in Aspen Colorado (director, Christian McBride)
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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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Paul
Nick R. is truly an extraordinary guitar instructor. He is brimming with technical proficiency, enthusiasm, and a communication skill set that is unparalleled. His ability to hone in on exactly what you are doing wrong and right for that matter means you make progress rapidly and naturally. And he is a nice guy too!!
Christina S.
Such a great teacher! I am an absolute beginner, but feel I am getting better every lesson. Plus, so fun! A +++++
Robin
Fun classical guitar lessons. Very knowledgeable and thorough teacher. My son really enjoyed his lessons.

Matthew K.

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

Jason J.

10 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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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
ralph H.
Very knowledgeable, easy to talk to. He has helped me with my technique, hand positioning which is very important with classical guitar. I highly recommend Jason.

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Michael R.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Master of Music in guitar performance from UNC School of the arts
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Michael R.

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Ukulele can be a less intimidating way to being playing music than guitar, and is a pleasant instrument. I've been teaching it for a few years, and am happy to do it.

About Michael

I moved to Las Vegas in August to pursue a doctorate of music in guitar performance. I'm also teaching at UNLV part time, and want to expand my teaching into the local community. I've been teaching for many years now, at universities, music stores and private in-home lessons like I'm offering on th

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Lausanne
Michael has been great teaching us (ages 40 and 7 years old) ukelele lessons. We've never played the ukelele before and he has been very patient and listens to our questions and teaches in a way that makes it fun and easy to learn. My 7 year old daughter practices without me having to remind her! We will definitely be purchasing more lessons and now my husband wants to start as well!
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Kylee
Incredible teacher!!

Amanda H.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Amanda H.

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I started teaching while in college - being able to share my passion for music is great! I graduated from Slippery Rock University in 2017 with my BA in Music Therapy. I am currently a board certified music therapist working in a local nursing home. My music therapy background allows me to approach lessons with a creative hands-on approach. I like to get beginners playing as soon as I can! I also include ear training and theory to round out lessons.

​ I am a good teacher because I get it ... I remember what it was like to be learning piano. It's like it's own language! I am kind and patient and I want to develop a lifelong desire for music.
Also, I promise I will not poke your fingers with a pencil if you mess up fingerings.

About Amanda

I remember my very first piano lessons - taught by my mom because she wasn't convinced that piano was something I would stick with. I was so excited! Music was fun! Well not always fun ... the songs got harder and my fingers had to learn how to move in unnatural ways. Sometimes I would get frustrat

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it was my first time doing this and it was amazing!!

Sara A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 4 to 15
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Astonishing Women from Wheelock Family Theater
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Sara A.

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How to play, tune, and learn songs on the Ukulele!

About Sara

Music is a life long journey that begins with the passion to explore! My journey began with teaching myself the piano at a young age and my hunger for music continued. I have been a private music teacher for over 10+ years after Graduating with my Masters Music Education in 2012 and my undergrad

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"David was fantastic with my son... extremely patient, better than anyone we've worked with in the past as far as keeping my son engaged and interested in the subject. He has a great feel for feeding out just enough information without overwhelming the little ones."
Luciano
Took Ukulele lessons from David L.
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"Our 9 year old daughter took her very first ukulele lesson with Zelda and she was really amazing! She was very patient and had a fun, upbeat, friendly personality. We are definitely adding more lessons than originally intended and we'd love Zelda to give her singing lessons as well. We are really excited! Thank you, Zelda!"
Amy
Took Ukulele lessons from Zelda S.
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"Although I'm a fairly new learner, I chose Robert as a teacher because he teaches everything from beginner to advanced. I'm glad I did -- his depth of knowledge is clear and he understands my questions quickly and can answer from different angles to make sure I understand. After just two lessons I feel like I've gained a lot already and am excited to continue learning."
Mikhaela
Took Ukulele lessons from Robert M.
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"Great first lesson. Very professional and impressed with Joe's knowledge and teaching skills."
Laurie
Took Ukulele lessons from Joe S.
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"I'm an "older" adult who wants to learn to play the ukulele. I have very little experience in reading or playing music. Jeremie was super in starting from my point of comfort. I'm very pleased with my 1st lesson and looking forward to more lessons."
Mariann
Took Ukulele lessons from Jeremie W.
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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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"Kat is a wonderful teacher and very patient. Highly recommend her."
Gabby
Took Ukulele lessons from Kat M.
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"Great teacher. Patient and I could see my progress"
Jasper
Took Ukulele lessons from Chuck M.
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"super kind, helpful and patient! I highly recommend David!"
Susan
Took Ukulele lessons from David R.
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"Remi explained everything very nicely.His notes are really good and easy to understand specially if you're a beginner. And he is very patient."
Diksha
Took Ukulele lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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