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Mark S.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mark S.

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With my broad performance and compositional background in folk, classical, jazz, rock, bluegrass, soul, blues, and musical theater, I offer students a wide musical perspective and tailor lessons to match student interests. I work with students on music of their choosing to improve technique and develop an understanding of music theory, improvisation, and composition.

About Mark

I am a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter working in a variety of genres. I regularly perform around the Washington, DC, area as a solo guitarist, as a singer/songwriter, and with numerous classical, folk, rock, and musical theater groups. My primary musical influences include folk and

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Kristen
Mark has been a great teacher for this adult beginner! I take lessons in clawhammer banjo and ukulele with him, and his easy-going nature and skill in identifying ways to improve make it a joyful experience! Highly recommend.
SK
Mr. Sylvester is one of the greatest. He is not just an amazing guitarist, but he is also very kind. He treats people with so much respect. He speaks to me and my mom so nicely. He is very patient. He has a deep knowledge of music and knows how to get the most out of even the least talented people (like me!). He doesn't ever get mad if you make a mistake or forget to bring your music notes. We were so lucky to find Mr. Sylvester.
Virginia
Mark is a talented musician who plays and teaches multiple stringed instruments. His lessons are always informative and supportive. They are driven by the student’s interest, so anything you want o learn— styles of music, how to do a particular technique, music theory— you can bring to class. And every now and then he organizes a recital— terrifying but great practice!
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Maria S.

37 Reviews
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  • Speaks Italian, German, French, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Maria S.

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Beginners focus on note and tablature reading basic melodies and chords in the first position. Once they reach the intermediate and advanced stage, we expand and learn to apply the foundation to music the student enjoys based on their own individual goals.

About Maria

Maria S’s love of the arts, innate gifts, and years of training have led her to perform leading and supporting roles in dozens of musicals and operas over the past 20 years. Some of those include: Meet Me In St. Louis, Guys and Dolls, The Last Five Years, Les Misérables, South Pacific, The King

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Rose R.
Maria is by far the perfect person to start this journey with. Her knowledge is phenomenal, and I can't wait to keep growing in my singing abilities!!
Anthony C.
Maria was teaching my daughter opera, she learned a lot and we'll seek her out again to continue. She is an expert in her field. My daughter loved her and everyone she encountered in the music industry wanted to learn how she learned this and how she learned that when we told them they said she had a good teacher. We'll be back Maria. Thanks for all you've shown her.
Ava
My daughter’s first lesson was great!
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Sean S.

11 Reviews
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  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA, Human Development from Pacific Oaks College
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Sean S.

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I believe that learning music should be as fun and inspiring as it can be to play, and the Ukulele is a great first instrument for people interested in learning to play any stringed instrument.
Its small size makes it easier for little fingers to handle, and the low-tension nylon strings are more comfortable for beginners to press against the fretboard. Plus, it's portable, so you can take it just about anywhere!

We all have a vast wellspring of creative energy within us, and the goal of the relationship between the student and the teacher is to help nurture and develop that latent talent. For this reason, my approach to teaching music is highly individualized. I start out with the premise that the student has unique gifts and my job is to help them discover what those are, and develop and refine them in order to make beautiful and deeply satisfying music, through whatever instrument and in whatever style they are drawn towards.

Depending on one's starting level of ...

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COVID-19 Update: Due to a recent surge in coronavirus cases, I will be teaching all lessons online for now, using the TakeLessons app or through your web browser, with no download necessary. I've found the clarity and responsiveness excellent. Don't hesitate to give it a try! When things settle d

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Great first lesson. Sean was patient and engaging. Really enjoyed the learning experience.
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Francesca V.

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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 3 to 75
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Francesca V.

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Teaching all styles of uke, Francesca is equally comfortable on a soprano as a tenor.

About Francesca

Alumnae of CSULAs music department with an emphasis in classical voice and guitar, Francesca's skills cover a vast ocean of information. With a background and formal education in opera and "the classics", Francesca is equally comfortable on stage at The House of Blues as she is at Disney Hall. F

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Nicole M.
Francesca is the best singing teacher I've ever had, she's incredibly kind, patient, energetic, and understanding.
Sarah
She gave me good feedback and is helping me prepare for a singing competition
Mary
Francesca is a great teacher!
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Brian C.

23 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 8 to 65
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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 music

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Edward
Off to a great start - thanks, Brian.
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Ratnay P.
Brian is cheerful, patient and very encouraging. I improved my singing by a considerable amount in just a month, I would definitely recommend him.
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Kevin T.

23 Reviews
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  • Speaks Chinese (Mandarin), English
  • 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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The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons 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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"I am so impressed with Jared’s ability to teach me in a way I wanted to learn. I am probably the most difficult student Jared ever had. I wasn’t particularly interested in strumming. I just wanted to play in a way that the songs would be recognized without any accompaniment. I was also very specific about the pieces I wanted to learn. Jared was always so patient with me and I suspect he spent a great deal of time outside of class figuring everything out for me."
Diane
Took Ukulele lessons from Jared C.
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"THE BEST MUSIC TEACHER EVER!!!

I have been wanting to learn how to play the ukulele for the past two years, but I have been too shy to take lessons because I was scared I would be judged. I finally got the courage to put all my fears aside. I am extremely glad I did, and I was so happy to find Steve as my music teacher. He is very down to earth and never judges. He is very understanding and teaches me at my level. When he sees me getting nervous, he always tells me ," Relax, this is fun.' He makes me feel very comfortable. I'm not scared to ask him questions, or to learn from him. He is always giving me compliments on how I am improving. I believe he is the best music teacher ever, and I wouldn't ask for anyone else!!"
Stephanie
Took Ukulele lessons from Steve G.
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"First lesion... Ryan Doesn't rush, explains in detail, listens and answers questions. Ryan is a very good instructor."
Bill
Took Ukulele lessons from Ryan B.
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"I really enjoyed my time with Steven. He is easy to get to know and is a wealth of knowledge. He is patient and takes time when you are having trouble understanding anything. I definitely recommend him!"
Will
Took Ukulele lessons from Steven F.
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"Grant continues to be an excellent teacher for this beginner ukulele player. It's been years since I have practices music, and he is so patient as I try to re-learn how to read and play music. I highly recommend him as a teacher, and I look forward to learning more disciplines from him (including meditation and astrology!)"
leslie
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"Very experienced instructor, great with little kids ( mine just turned 6). Lesson was fun with clear instructions that a 6 yr old can understand. And by the third lesson, my daughter is playing short songs!!! Highly recommended!"
Emma
Took Ukulele lessons from Daniel E.
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"I have had a great time learning to play the Ukelele with Gkenn. So fun. Looking forward to learning more"
Laura
Took Ukulele lessons from Glenn S.
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"Excellent first lesson today! Well focused on individual needs and goals. Very professional and encouraging. Looking forward to working hard and learning a great deal from this fine teacher."
Jane
Took Ukulele lessons from David L.
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"Rodrigo is a great instructor, super knowledgeable and an expert musician. Although he is well versed in may styles, we focus on the theory, technique and culture of the Latin forms. Rodrigo is passionate about his craft but easy going and patient. I always look forward to our sessions and highly recommend him as an instructor."
Joshua
Took Ukulele lessons from Rodrigo R.
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"My first session with Jessica was wonderful! She really was attuned to my goals, and am looking forwards to more sessions!"
Shannon
Took Ukulele lessons from Jessica R.
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The Best Online Ukulele Lessons

Looking for a fun and easy way to start playing your favorite songs? Try an online ukulele lesson! TakeLessons connects you with the perfect uke teacher, whether they’re across town or around the globe. With just a few lessons, you’ll discover new levels of musical expression and enjoyment.

Why Take Ukulele Lessons Online?

Everyone is familiar with working and studying online, but not everyone’s tried taking live musical lessons with a webcam. The good news is that learning ukulele online is as natural and easy as video chatting with a friend. Even if there aren’t any teachers in your neighborhood, you can stay connected with a professional teacher no matter where you are, as long as you have your ukulele and an internet connection.

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e great resources, the best online ukulele lessons are tailored to your unique needs. Only private lessons give you personalized attention to detail that can bring out your skills to shine brighter than ever. With every uke lesson, you’ll be one step closer to achieving your musical goals, whether you’re just looking for a hobby or becoming a pro someday.

Online Ukulele Lessons for Beginners

Aspiring musicians love the ukulele because it’s easy to learn. With just four easy-to-press strings, you can learn a handful of chords in your very first lesson. You’ll discover that many of your favorite songs can be played with just the basic chords, unlocking a world of potential singalongs. Unlike the violin, the ukulele has frets, making it easier to play in tune right from the start.

The convenience of online lessons combined with the accessibility of the uke make this pairing a natural fit. Adults and children alike love the scheduling flexibility that online ukulele lessons provide, plus the ability to learn from the comfort of home. Whether you’re just looking for a fun pastime or want to play a show someday, the right teacher can help you find your song. Search for your ukulele teacher today.

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