Ukulele Lessons in Portland, OR

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Chuck M.

13 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 1985
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Chuck M.

13 Reviews
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My primary goal as a teacher is to present musical material in a way that keeps students excited about what they are learning. Even with absolute beginners, I will have a student playing actual songs that they are interested in as quickly as possible. Along with way I include fundamentals such as scales, strength-building exercises, rudiments of theory, and ear training.
I also use interactive music websites to introduce students to concepts of music theory.

About Chuck

Chuck moved to Portland, Oregon from Gainesville, Florida, where he was a prominent member of the music teaching and performing community for more than 25 years. Originally from Chicago, Chuck completed his BA in Music History and Masters of Music (MM) at the University of Florida. Chuck became ob

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Chris P.
Great first lesson!
Brian K.
Excellent teacher that crafts lessons to interests.
Wendy W.
Prepared,competent, flexible, and friendly.
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Gus C.

3 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Gus C.

3 Reviews
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I have been teaching ukulele for 4+ years to people of all ages. We can focus on whatever you're interested in, whether it be a well-rounded musical education or just a specific style or song.

About Gus

Hello future students! I am a multi-instrumentalist and teacher of many instruments. I love music and teaching equally and strive to make learning music FUN, even if we are just working on the basics. I have taught hundreds students of all ages over the last 4 years and have witnessed a very pos

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Chris C.
Gus was super knowledgeable, patient and fun to work with. He directed the lessons skillfully and we were able to make good progress together. He is friendly, open to conversation, and can tell you everything about Abelton and more!
Dan
Gus seemed knowledgable and we got right to work on key areas to improve in a fun and friendly way.
Elaine M.
Gus is great! Super patient and creative in helping me. elaine

Elisa B.

16 Reviews
Oregon City, OR
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Finnish
  • Teaches students 3 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Elisa B.

16 Reviews
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Beginning ukulele instruction. Correct play position, pick hold, fun beginning level song repertoire. Learning to strum chords and chord progressions.

About Elisa

Violin Teacher's Certificate - Sibelius Academy, Finland Suzuki Teacher Training - Marylhurst University, OR Classical and Suzuki options - starting Suzuki students as early as 3 yrs old. Teaching Suzuki Books 1-11. Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels I am using classical method books

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Gale Shuey
Elisa is patient and encouraging
Joshua
Ms. Boynton is a thoughtful and positive teacher.
Grace G.
Elisa is wonderful! She’s patient and fun. My granddaughter really likes her and looks forward to her lesson. She was playing songs by lesson #4.

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Thomas F.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music from Dean College
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Thomas F.

17 Reviews
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I can teach all levels and many styles. I make it easy for you to learn at your own pace so you can achieve your goals and have fun playing music.

About Thomas

Tom has a music degree focused in guitar performance and a combined professional teaching and performance career that spans over twenty years. Tom began teaching in 1994 and still practices today instructing students of all ages on guitar and bass techniques, as well as music theory. Tom is

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Frank G.
Great first lesson.
Steve B.
First lesson was right on and to the point. Thanks Tom...
George S.
No doubt Thomas will help fill in some gaps. I think he's got plenty he can tech me. Looking forward 👍👍
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David D.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Awarded Most Unique Project Studio from Pensado Awards
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David D.

8 Reviews
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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

David is 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, David knows the skillset and mindset necessary to perform

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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.
Paul K.
David has exceeded my expectations. He is a fantastic teacher and person. I look forward to continue to acquire the skills necessary to play the guitar with his help and guidance. I am so lucky that he is there for me.
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Mark B.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded King Of The Blues from Guitar Center
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1978
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Mark B.

23 Reviews
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Online Ukulele Teacher

I teach beginners and intermediate students how to get around on the ukulele and have fun playing songs they want to learn.

About Mark

I have played on tour with several professional bands, playing rock, pop, blues, African, metal, and country. I now perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started playing guitar at age 9, and recorded 2 si

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Tina M.
Mark is a wonderful guitar teacher and is great for anyone at any level. He's an awesome guitarist too. I highly recommend Mark.
Joshua
Mark is very patient and funny! My son and dad both enjoyed ukulele class. They are looking forward to continuing their weekly lessons. Thank you so much Mark! :)
Scott
Been working with Mark for 2 years now - electric and acoustic; it's time I share just how much learning and fun is going on! Some lessons we pick apart songs to understand how/why they work. Some lessons are thematic - modes, signature changes, turnarounds, etc. Crazy impressive guitar skills, explains theory and conjures up relevant examples, very adaptable, and extremely patient. My friends say it's made a huge difference in my playing!

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Portland is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $175 per hour.
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$39 average
45 min
$51 average
60 min
$65 average

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"Awesome first lesson!! Claire makes it seem so easy."
- Tim
Took Ukulele lessons from Claire A.
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"really a very flexible instructor and great mentor, got now good confidence in ukulele to play a minimum... good second lesson to see myself at-least to play minimum tunes"
- Surya
Took Ukulele lessons from Alexia P.
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"Jesse is a great instructor. I'm an adult who had no experience with music before. He is very patient and finds new ways to explain concepts I don't understand the first time. He uses my favorite songs to teach me new skills. He also takes time to find other songs for me to play. He urges me to do my best, and not to be afraid to make mistakes. I have learned a great deal about music and can hardly wait to go to my lessons!"
- Lisa
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse M.
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"Daniel is a fun and easygoing instructor who tailors to your needs, adapting to your musical interests as well as your preferred lesson style. And it is clear that he has years of teaching experience under his belt. He has also helped me improve my music theory understanding, which has become rusty over the years. I couldn’t have asked for a better instructor."
- Alexia
Took Ukulele lessons from Daniel E.
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"My girls love Loralee!! She is very patient and teaches them using their pace. We would definitely recommend her."
- Jetta
Took Ukulele lessons from Loralee W.
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- Illina
Took Ukulele lessons from Dan G.
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"Brandi was very patient with my very distracted, impatient 6 year old. My daughter wanted to play the ukulele, but didn't really want to sit through the lesson. We only tried 5 session and then quit, but Brandi was great throughout with suggestions for how to keep her interested and working with her. We will definitely come back to lessons with Brandi when my daughter is more ready."
- Emily
Took Ukulele lessons from Brandi B.
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"Great first lesson."
- Jazmin
Took Ukulele lessons from Kirk R.
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"This guy knows what he is talking about. You won't be afraid to tackle a new instrument with Kirk since he makes the process that much easier. I picked up Ukelele in no time with his easygoing instruction!"
- Killian
Took Ukulele lessons from Kirk R.
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"First session was great. Dan taught me what I asked to learn and gave me some basic building blocks. Looking forward to the next session! Thank you Dan."
- Sandra
Took Ukulele lessons from Dan S.
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