Ukulele Lessons in Portland, OR

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Joe G.

Happy Valley, OR
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2006
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Joe G.

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I've been a studio, recording, and performing musician for 40 years. I believe in teaching students how to play songs on their instrument at their first lesson which I think keeps their interest level up and makes them want to continue to play. You won't get much music theory from me because I believe you want to learn to play first. Ukulele is an easier instrument to learn on than guitar and makes the transition smoother if you decide you want to learn to play the guitar also. Let's do this!!!

About Joe

I have been a studio, recording,and performing musician for 40 years. I play guitar, bass guitar and ukulele. I think learning how to play ukulele first,makes the transition to learning how to play guitar quicker and easier, especially for younger people. If you are an adult and have always wanted

Deanna M.

5 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Best of 2019 Portland Music and Performing Arts School from Portland Awards Program
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Deanna M.

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Ukulele clients learn to play the songs they love and have fun.

About Deanna

Hi, there! My name is Deanna and I'm the founder and director at Confident Voice Studio. We can't wait to meet you! We've been teaching private lessons since 2008 and love helping our clients gain confidence and self-esteem through music. Vocal students gain strength and versatility, incre

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Austin
I had a great first class. I can't wait for the next one. It was insightful, educational, but also a lot of fun.
Maggie
Very friendly and helpful! I feel very confident about future sessions
Stephen
Everything I could have hoped for in vocal training.
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Elisa B.

16 Reviews
Oregon City, OR
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Finnish
  • Teaches students 3 to 70
  • Awarded Concerto competition winner from Willamette Falls Symphony Orchestra
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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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David D.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Awarded Most Unique Project Studio from Pensado Awards
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David D.

9 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

I am 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, I know the skillset and mindset necessary to perform at a pro

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Grace S.
great experience for my daughter. David was very knowledgeable and supportive! Highly recommend
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.
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Kirsty C.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor of Music Education and Music Therapy from Immaculata University
  • Teaching since 2008
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Kirsty C.

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About Kirsty

As a graduate of Immaculata University, I have a Bachelor's in Music Education and Music Therapy with a concentration in Flute Performance. I enjoy being a very active member of the Music Ministry group at my church. I am a flutist and vocalist for weddings and church services. For the past 15

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Amy P.
Kirsty was so supportive for my first lesson - I am excited to continue
Keira
This was my daughters first music lesson ever, and Kirsty was very patient with her, and provided just the right instruction and practice incentives for a young beginner.
Robin
Thank you so very much for your kindness and expertise. As a complete novice, you made me comfortable and encouraged.
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Patrick B.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Patrick B.

7 Reviews
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Fundamentals, chords, strumming patterns,

About Patrick

Hello there! My name is Pat, I live in Nashville, Tennessee (US) and I absolutely love playing the guitar! Besides studying the instrument over the past 16 years, I've played in countless bands and have performed in over 1000 shows in my lifetime. Some notable concerts I've played: Bonnaroo, Austin

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Ali
I know more about the guitar than I ever thought I would, thanks to a Patrick. He is so patient with me and knows exactly how to teach me so that I remember and understand. I originally started taking lessons to be able to play a few songs around a campfire and now I can play whatever song I want because he really taught me to read music and know chords. I’ve been taking lessons for less than 6 months and I am farther along than I even thought possible. I would recommend Patrick to anyone and everyone wanting to learn guitar. He is incredible and such a great teacher!!!!!!
Heidi
Patrick is extremely knowledgable which makes learning from him really fun and engaging. He not only teaches you how to play, but teaches you the why behind every chord and how it relates to other things you've already learned. He's patient, fun to learn from and will help you reach your goals. I can guarantee there is no other teacher out there who knows more about this instrument — he's definitely worth the investment!
Julie
Pat's an amazing instructor! He's not only incredibly knowledgeable on guitar and various styles of playing, but he's so passionate and is still seeking to learn more (even though that seems impossible because he's a master player). And that shows in his instruction. He's excited to teach and it makes me, as the student, excited to learn. He's patient, supportive, articulate, talented, creative, smart, and fun!! Totally, totally recommend!

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in Portland is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $140 per hour.
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$38 average
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$51 average
60 min
$62 average

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"He's great! Teaches at my pace but also pushes me to go further."
Christian
Took Ukulele lessons from Alexander A.
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"I am such a newbie.
Instructor was very patient with me.
...ask me again after lesson number 20"
Mike
Took Ukulele lessons from Jordan D.
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"She's a good teacher . She also put up with me not knowing anything well."
Molly
Took Ukulele lessons from Judy G.
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"Very reasonable prices and took his time explaining everything so me and my children could all understand it before he moved on with the lesson."
Keith, Trista, Garret (group)
Took Ukulele lessons from Kevin M.
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"Great 1st lesson ! My daughter enjoyed learning to play the ukulele. Thank you, Mike ! Will see you soon."
Ayala
Took Ukulele lessons from Mike F.
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"Jeff is an amazing instructor. He makes you feel so comfortable and tunes into your abilities to ensure he tailors your lessons to help you achieve the most out of your lessons. Would definately recommend him."
James
Took Ukulele lessons from Jeff S.
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"Very patient and encouraging, willing to adapt to my needs in order to accommodate my goals and expectations."
James Michael
Took Ukulele lessons from Jeff S.
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"We've completed 3 lessons with Christopher and I am planning on signing my other kid up for lessons with him. He is on it! He is super patient and helpful. We come from a rigid piano and cello background and my son needed to learn to loosen up for this instrument and he seems to be the perfect teacher to help with that. My son is currently learning ukelele. the first 2 lessons seemed to be great confidence boosters that did teach new skills, but weren't too hard.Now after the third we are getting into harder stuff where my son is really challenged. I love it!!! I highly recommend."
Levi
Took Ukulele lessons from Christopher M.
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"Outstanding teacher -- very patient with my wife, who is a parkinsons patient;
he demonstrates patiently, encourages her, has her tuning her ukelele and
playing chords after only three lessons. A gentle, knowledgeable force."
Jean
Took Ukulele lessons from Calvin A.
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"Roy has been an amazing teacher to our daughter. She likes him alot, and so do we. It's been fun to watch her grow and learn a new instrument with a teacher that makes it so fun for her. We would highly recommend Roy, he's awesome!"
Kristy
Took Ukulele lessons from Roy C.
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