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Steven F.

12 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Cum Laude Bachelors in Music Performance Double Bass from The Ohio State University
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Steven F.

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It is my goal as a teacher to give you the tools to play music but more importantly to create music.

My Teaching Philosophy
The Uke is a wonderful instrument that any style of music can be played on. From pop hits of today to pop hits of the 1920's, classical, jazz and beyond.
We will start by learning all of our chords, strum patterns as well as basic melodies. Then progress into finger picking and "claw-hammer" style of uke playing.

Left Hand-
Scales and arpeggios our the bedrock of music. They are the foundation of everything harmonically and melodically. We will begin with learning our major, minor and pentatonic scales and corresponding arpeggios. Once we have an understanding of those we will delve into our modes and more “exotic” scales.

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The right hand is our time machine. It gives us the ability to play in time and with groove and feel. We will work on rhythmic studies string crossings and practicing with a metronome. Remembering music is ...

About Steven

Steven F offers instruction for electric or acoustic bass guitar, upright bass, mandolin and ukulele as well as music theory. Steven F., a professional musician and teacher for over fifteen years, graduated cum laude with a performance degree in the upright bass from The Ohio State Universit

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Beau
I can’t believe how much material was covered in a 60 minute lesson! Steven was engaging and encouraging. My 16 year old son learned a lot and had a great time doing it. We are looking forward to future lessons!
Brad N.
Steven is an excellent teacher. He had a lot of helpful information and made a great effort to assess my needs. I’m looking forward to more lessons!
Will Peterson
Steven is an excellent instructor. He is patient and kind. He breaks things down to make it easier to learn and play. I see improvement in my lessons every week.

Richard W.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $26
  • Awarded Best Musical Act 2013 from Minnesota Renaissance Festival
  • Teaching since 2003
  • BA in Music from U of Minnesota, Duluth and Twin Cities Campuses
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Richard W.

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Did you know the Ukulele is tuned exactly like the top 4 strings of a guitar capoed up 5 frets, and the 4th string is tuned an octave up? this being the case, all the shapes one learns on one or the other is transferable knowledge! Want to know more about nature's most accessible chording instrument? Give Uke lessons a try.

About Richard

Rick's been teaching Guitar, Banjo, and Ukulele at his home, and at the Mount Olivet School of Music in South Minneapolis, ever since graduating with a degree in Music from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2003. He plays around town in 3 bands and also does the occasional Pit Orchestra and Wed

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Jordan G.
Richard is awesome! Really knows his stuff and funny too!
Andrea
As an adult learner, I was put at ease and able to work on songs I was interested in right away. Wonderful teaching style.
Nathan
I've had a great experience with Rick so far. He quickly identified my level of play and has provided good content for me to learn as well as new styles. Very knowledgeable on banjo, I would recommend to anyone looking to improve their banjo skills.
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Ian M.

11 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Ian M.

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About Ian

I started playing guitar originally in 1991. Over the years I eventually picked up bass and ukulele as well (not to mention a plethora of other instruments, such as voice, drums, piano, and harp). I started teaching in 2001 throughout the Chicagoland area. First in music stores, then schools, then

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Bobby P.
Ian has been wonderful with my bonus son. He's learning the ukelele quickly, and I'm so excited to see the world of music beginning to open up for him!
Janet B.
Excellent!
William Z.
First lesson was great. It took a little time setting up and getting to know each other. For a first lesson, I came away with some very useful information on a song I was having a problem with. I like the direction it is going. Looking forward to the next lesson.

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Phillip Z.

30 Reviews
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  • I am currently in a doctorate program, my primary emphasis is classical guitar performance. from Arizona State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1981
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Phillip Z.

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Ukulele students start with five subjects.

1) Technique is concerned with the development of the physical mechanics involved in playing the instrument.

2) Scales are a part of basic music vocabulary and building blocks of the musical language.

3) Chords are also basic vocabulary of the musical language.

4) Note reading is not required for every student. It really depends on the students' goals. However, I strongly encourage everyone learn to read musical notation, (more than tablature). Literacy in reading music is analogous to literacy in reading in our English language. Can you imagine how much smaller our world would be if we couldn't read?

5) Songs utilize the skills and concepts of all the previously mentioned subjects and are the goal of studying music. The student chooses what songs they want to play, guided by my suggestions; Jazz, rock, blues, country, bluegrass, R &B - "How deep is the ocean, how high is the sky?"

A beginning student will practice ...

About Phillip

I teach music. The guitar, bass guitar, and ukulele just happen to be the particular instruments I choose. Music as a language, discipline, and art, is the goal. I've been teaching, performing, studying, composing, for some thirty years. I've studied and gigged in the classical, jazz, rock, bl

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Tim K.
I've only had one lesson , but he seems like he's very patient and very knowledgeable instructor.
Lori S.
Phillip is an excellent teacher. The lessons are so thorough and well rounded. I feel like I’m not only learning to play the classical guitar, but learning more about music in general. Thank you!
Charlene L.
Great class
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Shannon B.

18 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Gerogia Southern University
  • Teaching since 1987
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Shannon B.

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Learning to play the Ukulele is so much fun! Young and old alike enjoy being able to play chords in just a few short lessons to favorite songs. This instrument is especially great for little ones- it's a great starter to string instruments of all types. You can find an inexpensive but good quality Ukulele at most music stores. I teach chords, rhythm and individual note reading so students enjoy themselves while learning to read music!

About Shannon

Music is my passion, my hobby, my career and my gift. I have been performing since age 7 and teaching for the last 25 years. I have a bachelor's and master's degree in music and love to share my knowledge and experience with all ages and aptitudes - even special needs. My approach to teaching is

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Danni D.
very patient. my 6yr old had a good time
Gregg T.
Shannon is an excellent violin teacher. She makes learning fun and exciting. My daughter always looks forward to going to her lessons. She says that Shannon “inspires her to keep trying until she succeeds”.
Gabrielle W.
I had a very positive experience with Ms.Shannon during my lesson today, and im looking forward to her continued guidance and mentorship!
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Tara L.

20 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Nepali, Thai
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
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Tara L.

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I learned from some great musicians out west that the ukulele can be really fun and have more range of notes too when tuned GDAE as a violin would be tuned. Ever since I learned that I have loved playing the ukulele and also have fun helping others to become well versed in playing many styles of music on there. One can play rhythm, melodies, improvise, write songs, play almost any style of music on a ukulele.

About Tara

I have a Masters in Education as well as having spent many years performing, teaching in one on one and group settings both privately and at music camps and festivals. I play and teach bluegrass, old time, blues, folk, Irish, and swing jazz styles. I like my students to really enjoy playing music a

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Stephen Z.
Great!
Aidan K.
The way Tara presents traditional tunes is straightforward and easy to digest, while staying as true to the tune as possible. Super friendly, and really easy to work with.
Jillian A.

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"My daughter has been asking me for ukulele classes for a while and we found Carolyn online, really liked her profile and we just had the first class yesterday. My daughter had a fun and informative class with a nice follow up practice to do on her own. Carolyn was great, \able to connect with my 7 yr old and made her feel comfortable. She even asked me if we were going to be able to meet her in person one day!"
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Took Ukulele lessons from Carolyn O.
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"My daughters first online lessons and a wonderful experience! Ruben is very engaging, friendly and knowledgeable. He is easy to contact, accommodating and quick to respond to questions. Would highly recommend!"
Nalani
Took Ukulele lessons from Ruben D.
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"Great experience so far! Can't wait for the rest of our lessons!"
Jennifer
Took Ukulele lessons from Jason M.
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"I am trained in piano, but never had any guitar or ukulele experience prior to meeting Omar. Omar figured out my aspirations and skill level in no time and got me strumming songs in less than 4 weeks. Now I lull my kids to sleep with my ukulele and they sing along."
Christie
Took Ukulele lessons from Omar W.
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"David is very patient and kind especially since this was my first ukulele lesson ever."
Mary Jo Patrick
Took Ukulele lessons from David B.
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John is an excellent teacher. He is patient and very helpful with personal challenges. I am new to the ukulele and felt comfortable with John's teaching style. He tailors his lessons to meet your needs and ultimate goals with learning an instrument!"
Adriane
Took Ukulele lessons from John L.
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"My daughter is really picky about teachers of this nature but she really liked Jordan and his style. She states, "He really knows what he's doing and is really nice.""
Abby
Took Ukulele lessons from Jordan M.
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"I'm a first time music enthusiast! I know NOTHING about music. I left knowing how to tune my ukulele, the C, F,G chords, and the beginning portions of a Bob Marley "Three Little Birds" song! Teresa was wonderful, knowledgeable, and very comfortable to be around! I'm excited to work with her, and see where my skills develop! ;) I already am going to refer her to my friends!"
Lynelle
Took Ukulele lessons from Teresa Y.
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"Very good experience with Kirk! He was knowledgeable and patient, and I could tell he really enjoys teaching."
Deanna
Took Ukulele lessons from Kirk R.
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"Great first lesson. Can't wait for more"
John Aldrich
Took Ukulele lessons from Jason J.
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