Scott Samuels

Scott S.

Encinitas, CA
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Lesson Details


Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
Scott makes it both fun and easy to learn the ukulele, with a song-based learning approach and specializes in working with older adults. Working through a selection of fun, popular songs, students will learn chords, strumming rhythms, picking patterns and more. These skills can be applied to any tune.
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Scott delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 10+

Teaching since:
March 2013

Scott Samuels has been a performing singer/songwriter/guitarist/ukelele player on the San Diego scene and a touring musician for over 25 years. He has played ukulele and guitar since the early '70s. Scott specializes in teaching beginner and intermediate levels in rock, pop folk and other styles for students of all ages.

A Certified Senior Advisor (CSA), Scott has over twelve years of experience in working with older adults, and particularly enjoys teaching those who have dreamed about playing guitar or ukulele, but never got around to it.


B.A. and M.A. in Communications
Sep 1976 - Mar 1981
Michigan State University


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Certified Senior Advisor
Jul 2012
Society of Certified Senior Advisors


Jan 1993

Broadcast Music Inc. was founded in 1939 by forward-thinkers who wanted to represent songwriters in emerging genres, like jazz, blues and country, and protect the public performances of their music. Operating on a non-profit-making basis, BMI is now the largest music rights organization in the U.S. and is still nurturing new talent and new music.

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3 Reviews

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Steve Jan 24, 2017
Guitar · In studio

Scott is a great teacher! He has many years experience playing and performing. He has an especially good touch with teaching adult players, but he can teach anyone. I highly recommend Scott as your guitar or ukulele teacher!

Charles Jan 12, 2017
Guitar · In studio

Scott's professionalism and patience is unrivaled. He has a passion to bring the joy of guitar and ukulele to young, older and special needs students alike.

Annette Dec 29, 2016
Guitar · In studio

Scott's enthusiasm for music is contagious. He has a lot of playing experience and a good knowledge of rock history. Have fun with your lessons!

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