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James R.

125 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1980
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James R.

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You'll learn Chords, Songs, Music theory along with proper technique for the instrument. You'll gain insight into how Music works and have a better understanding of why you play certain chords that work together all while have fun doing it.

About James

PLEASE READ : Thank you. I'm a trained Musician (Private Lessons) and have been Studying & Teaching for over 37 years. I've taught, Recorded & Played everywhere from small to Large venues from NJ, NY to CA and back. So you don"t just get the Lesson, You also get all that culture and experience al

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Jon
Extremely knowledgeable teacher. I wanted to understand the music theory, not just how to memorize chords. James is a great instructor for this because his whole approach is understanding the why, not just the how. Also very flexible and available for his students.
James
Solid knowledge and good guidance on theory and exercises to develop fretboard strength.
Kevin
As someone who came in with little to no experience playing an instrument, Jimmy was the perfect start for my musical journey. He taught me not only the fundamentals of the bass guitar, but also the fundamentals of music in general, which I can carry with me as I develop as a musician. Highly reccomended.
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Mary Ann G.

40 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Mary Ann G.

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Have fun learning uke. I teach finger-picking, strumming, counting and riffs to play your favorite songs with ease!!
Soprano, Concert, Tenor & Baritone

About Mary Ann

I have been teaching for over 30 years. I am a singer-songwriter-guitarist and performer. A native born Southern Californian, her life focus has always been music, from her beginnings as a little girl in the church choir to playing guitar in her first all girl band by age 12. She received her formal

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Gary G.
Extremely knowledgeable and also patient
Mike
Awesome! If I can learn to play the Uke anyone can.
Nancy
Mary has been awesome. I am an absolute complete beginner and she is patient and so encouraging! I have booked my next series of session. Highly recommend Mary!
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Rhonda S.

47 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Minor from California State University, Hayward
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Rhonda S.

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Learn how to read music and chords! Start playing songs right away.

About Rhonda

I have always had a love for music. From all the music trivia games my family won't play with me, to my large collection of records, cassettes, and CDs - I am hooked! I made my solo performance debut at age 7 by singing "It's A Small World" acapella in a school talent show. At age 9 I started

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Christian R.

32 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music, Audio Engineering, Culinary Arts, and Photography from TCC, OSU, NYIP
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Christian R.

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The Ukulele is such a fun instrument to play. It's a small instrument with a big sound. There is actually 4 different sizes you can choose from: Soprano, Concert, Tenor, and Baritone. The first 3 have the same string arrangement which is
G, C, E, A, and the Baritone is D, G, B, E, which is the same tuning as the first 4 strings on a guitar. Soprano is the smallest and the Baritone is the largest. If you want the true Hawaiian sound you need the Soprano. If you have really big hands or thick fingers you might want to go with the Concert or Tenor size so it will be easier to play.

They are very affordable instruments. The one I have is a Fender U Uke it was around 109.00. It's easier then guitar because you don't have to press down as hard on the strings.

Some of my favorite Ukulele players and bands that incorporate it are Jack Johnson, Brian May from Queen, Beach Boys, Elvis, Israel Iz, and many more.

I teach beginner to intermediate level for single and group lessons.

About Christian

Music is my passion. I've been playing music since I was a child but didn't get serious with it until I was 14, that's when I got my first electric guitar. So, from then on I've been playing and studying music for over 16 years. I play and teach guitar, piano, drums, and bass guitar. Aside from taki

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Wilma M.
I enjoyed learning from Christian today. I am 70 years old and did not feel out of place. He made me comfortable and he is very knowledgeable about how to go about teaching. He was very polite and patient with me and was able to go over things and explain professionally in a manner that did not insult my intelligence. He seems dedicated to teaching and does it very well .
I highly recommend this man to anyone that wants to learn how to play the Piano.
Wade J.
Christian has been top-notch in every way I could hope for. His communication prior to and after the lesson has been stellar, taking time to prep me then follow up with thorough, well written tips and details. (It's clear that he values the student's time as much as his own, and seeks to make the experience individualized and worthwhile for those he teaches.) The lesson itself was spot-on, being well balanced in both fun and degree of challenge. Feel very fortunate to have found him!
Cayden
Christian easily connects with my teenage son. He is professional while at the same time relaxed and easy-going. He stresses the importance of learning the basics but there is no high pressure. He strives to teach music that is interesting to my son and that challenges him. He does a great job of explaining things. We are happy we chose Christian as our teacher.
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Russell P.

63 Reviews
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Starting at $19
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Russell P.

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As a musician for 20 years I have had the privilege of learning various instruments besides my primary instrument of guitar. Several years ago I started ukulele, through my years of professional experience in learning music theory, guitar, and bass I have been able to apply my string knowledge to the ukulele which I am now offering to my students!

About Russell

WINTER SALE GOING ON NOW!!!!!!!! NEW AVAILABILITY!!! The transformative learning experiences at Prestige Guitar are designed to help our students grow both in and out of the classroom. Established in 2016, Prestige Guitar is located in St. Louis, MO and reflects the vibrant energy of the area

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Wes F.

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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Wes F.

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I find ukulele to often work better than guitar for many young students (typically years 10 and younger). When appropriate, the student can transition to guitar having increased hand strength and learned many of the concepts needed to excel. Of course, ukulele makes for a fun (and ultra-portable) instrument in its own right!

About Wes

I studied classical guitar and composition at Asbury College and later more in depth guitar studies rock, jazz, and classical at the Atlanta Institute of Music. I have been teaching steadily for the past ten years as well as spending my time with various other musical projects such as leading worshi

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"Very patient with an older student with unclear goals."
Anneliese Scheef
Took Ukulele lessons from Gio A.
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"Fantastic with my 6-year old. A natural; love her approach."
Kayla
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"I thought Zach was well informed, well spoken and has genuine passion for teaching."
Camille
Took Ukulele lessons from Zachary D.
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"Love working with Mr. Patient Grant! I highly recommend him to others. I'm learning at my own, turtle-like pace, but I am learning."
Martina
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"My daughter is high energy and Chelsea didn’t skip a
beat 😊. Chelsea handled her beautifully and was able
to keep my daughter focused.
Only the first lesson and Chelsea has her playing two
new songs to practice.
Thank you so much !"
makena
Took Ukulele lessons from Chelsea S.
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"Guys great, super relaxed. Let's you go at your own pace."
Dakota
Took Ukulele lessons from Eric C.
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"Yasmine is doing very well with her lessons. She enjoys the as well. The online Skype is great."
Yasmine
Took Ukulele lessons from Athena M.
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"I’m a non-traditional music student, so I was a little nervous starting music at such an “advanced” age. Eric makes every lesson interesting, but, more importantly, he makes them fun. We laugh a lot and I’ve learned so much in the short time I’ve been taking lessons. If he’s this good with an old lady, he must be fabulous with children. I highly recommend Eric for any aged student. Call him!"
Rose
Took Ukulele lessons from Eric L.
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"Chelsea is so patient! I started taking lessons with her when I first became interested in the ukulele. She inspired me to go out and play gigs and helped me become really confident in myself. She connects with me and always listens, especially when I'm having a bad day. She is honest, and caring, and is a wonderful teacher. I'm so grateful for her and everything she's done for me as a musician!"
Jessica
Took Ukulele lessons from Chelsea S.
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"Taking online ukulele lessons with Phillip has been a wonderful experience. He is patient, supportive and makes the lessons fun. He gives really great explanations for things. So he’s a perfect instructor for a beginner like me. I feel really lucky to have found him. I highly recommend Philip."
nadine
Took Ukulele lessons from Phillip Z.
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