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Jordan M.

118 Reviews
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Starting at HK$468.03
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Jordan M.

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Strum and sing your favorite songs! Learn ukulele in a relaxed, encouraging environment with a friendly expert :) Experienced guitar teacher for over 15 years and more than 11,000 lessons taught. Posture, hand position, chords, strumming, scales, music reading, and most importantly - your favorite songs!

About Jordan

1. All my students feel like rock stars! Each lesson is fun and enriching. 2. I provide a clear lesson plan complete with goals, achievement levels, and performances. *Experienced teacher and professional musician. *Has performed with: The Brian Setzer Orchestra, Bobby Kimball lead singer of

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Ethan A.
Thank you so much for a great first lesson!
Jeff C.
Jordan is a professional, first class person and instructor
Thaddeus
JJordan was patient and instructive. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience for a novice like me.
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Christopher S.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at HK$234.01
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish
  • B.A. in Music from Humboldt State University
  • Awarded Intensive Course On Basso Continuo from Conservatorio Superior de Música "Manuel Castillo"
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Christopher S.

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I have taught one ukulele student before but I am proficient with the instrument and I can help you get started in making music on the Uke!

About Christopher

Hello! Hola! Benvenuto! My name is Christopher S. and I am a classical guitarist, composer, polyglot, and experienced language and music teacher. I am a recent graduate with a Doctorate of Music Arts degree from the University of South Carolina. In 2016, I graduated with my M.M. from the New Eng

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hima K.
He is a great instructor and is really helping my child with his Spanish.
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Very helpful and accommodating
Dale
Great job! Very friendly with good ideas about what I can work on.
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Francesca V.

104 Reviews
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Starting at HK$975.06
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Forte Award from California Music Studios
  • Teaching since 1997
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Francesca V.

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Teaching all styles of uke, Francesca is equally comfortable on a soprano as a tenor.

About Francesca

Alumnae of CSULAs music department with an emphasis in classical voice and guitar, Francesca's skills cover a vast array of information. With a background and formal education in opera and "the classics", Francesca is equally comfortable on stage with a chamber orchestra as she is with a rock band.

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Heather
Francesca is wonderful. My son has developed a love of learning piano and reading music. He looks forward to every lesson. I have never had to remind him to practice- he seeks opportunities to share what he is learning and is eager to share his progress with Francesca every week. She is supportive and motivating. I know she loves to develop a love music in her students by her obvious dedication to developing their love and understanding of music.
Nicole L.
My 7 year old son won't stop singing so I figured I'd put him in some lessons. She's a good mix of patient and fun while still keeping him on track. I thought it would just be a lot of scales, but she teaches him all aspects about singing/performance and uses his favorite genres to teach them. Excellent instructor!
Andrea D.
I've been working with Francesca for a few months now, and I feel I've grown so much. Prior to this I've sparsely attempted to play instruments, but she has taken her knowledge and passion and been able to pass that on to me while constantly reminding me that one day I will be good. And I believe it! I've come a long way to establish a regular practice routine, still working on it with her, and I have high expectations for the future. I recommend her to my own people and I recommend her to you.
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Mark B.

30 Reviews
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Starting at HK$312.02
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Awarded King Of The Blues from Guitar Center
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Mark B.

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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. Now I am a bandleader and perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started taking guitar lessons a

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Amit Dubey
Mark is a great instructor. Chill dude and lots of fun to work with. Loads of musical knowledge, and a ton on handy tips. If you ask nicely, he'll even teach you to play the uke behind your back or with your teeth.
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Elias S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at HK$351.02
  • Speaks Portugese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Oberlin College
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Elias S.

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In teaching lessons, it is my great pleasure to share with students of all ages and skill levels the knowledge that I've gained over 27 years of playing. I firmly believe that anyone can learn anything at any time, given the proper tools!

In our first lesson, we will determine your musical goals and create a realistic path to achieving them. It's my job to help you along this path while keeping things fun.

To maintain focus and week-to-week continuity, I always provide lesson notes to take home. I can also provide recordings of lessons and transcriptions of pieces, if desired.

**Studio Equipment**
violins, viola, mandolin, guitar, bass, ukulele, piano, recording equipment

About Elias

At 5 years old I was struck by the incredible beauty of Vivaldi's music, and ever since I've been playing violin. I hold a BA from Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences, won a scholarship to the Baroque Performance Institute in 2005 and attended the BPI again in 2006. Apart from teaching, as a profes

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Ryan
I've been taking lessons with Elias for over 6 months now and it has been a great experience. I started taking lessons as an adult who previously studied a little violin and wanted to learn Fiddle. He is knowledgeable, patient and has come up with lessons that were perfect for my background. I'm thrilled about the progress I've made so far and taking lessons from someone who loves music as much as Elias has added a real highlight to my week.
Sara
Elias is the best! Such a knowledge and passion of music. He has been my sons guitar instructor going on 5 months. My son has learned so much and always enjoys and looks forward to his lessons. My son is is not only learning guitar but violin as well from him. Fantastic instructor A+
Joni
I am very impressed with Elias! He listened well, offered helpful suggestions, laughed and was very congenial to work with. We discussed how to hold a bow and, since I have some arthritis in my hands, he was very open to other possible options that might work better for me. Taking lessons from him will be a bright spot in my week. I would recommend him in a heart beat!
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Ian M.

11 Reviews
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Starting at HK$195.01
  • 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 p

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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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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons is HK$483.63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between HK$234.01 and HK$1,014.06 per hour.
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HK$374.42 average
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HK$483.63 average

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"Good first lesson.. good framework to get over my plateau and finally learn to play beyond the basics..."
Cleve Littlefield
Took Ukulele lessons from Jordan M.
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"My first lesson was wonderful! Grant was able to aptly identify how to help me progress with my study, and challenged me in the right ways to move forward.

I'm looking forward to my next lesson!"
alyssa
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"Glenn has great patience with students that are new to music. He is a very positive instructor who keeps students attention and helps them achieve goals at their own pace. I would highly recommend him."
Matthew
Took Ukulele lessons from Glenn S.
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"Jesse is great with kids. Our kids are 10 and 7 and they have fun with him while they learn. He strikes the right balance between theory and learning to play pop music. He is also very open to making adjustments specific to the temperament of each child/family which is remarkable. He is always responsive outside of lessons when we may have a question which shows that he truly cares about the progress his students make. We are lucky to have found him!"
Shikha
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse T.
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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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"Kids first lesson with Mr. Kefer went very well! No regrets!"
Christopher & Winter
Took Ukulele lessons from Chris K.
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"Very thorough and patient. Seems like it will be very easy to learn from him!"
Ashley
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard W.
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"Fantastic with my 6-year old. A natural; love her approach."
Kayla
Took Ukulele lessons from Francesca V.
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"greg is very patient and an amazing teacher. We are very happy to have him as our child's teacher."
Maya
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"Greg was and is one of the most talented guitar and bass players I’ve met. He’s able to explain and show easy ways to grasp the techniques to make a better player. I enjoyed the time during the lessons."
Nate
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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Ukulele Lessons

The ukulele is a small guitar-like instrument that has roots tracing back to Hawaii. It has a light and cheery sound that makes it delightful to hear in all kinds of songs, from Hawaiian love songs to folk numbers. The ukulele has become more popular than ever, so why not learn how to play one for yourself?

Whether you are just getting acquainted with this stringed instrument or you’ve always wanted to learn how to play it, you’ve come to the right place. Here at TakeLessons, we offer friendly ukulele lessons for students of all skill levels. With the help of a private ukulele teacher, you will be strumming away on your favorite songs before you even know it.

Why Learn the Ukulele?

There are countless reasons to learn the ukulele. For starters, learning this inst

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rument opens up a world of musical opportunities. Not only will you learn to play some fun songs, but you can challenge yourself and discover new tunes and different genres. And just think; you could even join a band or start a solo performance!

Learning the ukulele is an exciting adventure, and it can also be good for your health. Some studies show that learning a new instrument can improve your cognitive abilities, reduce stress, build confidence, and enhance your creativity. With so many benefits, it’s no wonder so many students are signing up for ukulele lessons!

Why Take Ukulele Classes?

When you sign up for our ukulele classes for kids or adults, you will receive one-on-one instruction from a certified music teacher. Our private ukulele lessons make it easy for you to grasp musical concepts and improve your skill set because you have your ukulele teacher’s undivided attention at all times.

With the help of your teacher, you will learn your way around this instrument, memorize chords, discover fingerpicking techniques, and practice all kinds of songs. What’s more, your teacher will work with you to achieve your goals, whether you want to master a certain genre or try out for the local talent show. With a few lessons under your belt, you’ll be unstoppable when it comes to playing the ukulele.

Sample Curriculum from Ukulele Lessons for Beginners

Beginner lessons often cover the following topics:

  • Tuning
  • Proper way to hold the instrument
  • Instrument care
  • Easy strumming patterns and techniques
  • Major, minor, open-position, and 7th chords
  • Songs with simple chord sequences
  • Intro to music theory
  • Reading sheet music and tablature

Sample Curriculum for Intermediate Ukulele Classes

Intermediate ukulele lessons are designed to continue developing your skills as you learn ukulele:

  • Finger picking
  • Major and minor scales
  • Arpeggios
  • Articulations
  • Substitution chords
  • Hammer-ons
  • Bending
  • Tremolo picking
  • Harmonics
  • Practicing difficult chord sequences

Sample Curriculum for Advanced Ukulele Lessons

When you're ready for advanced lessons, you've nearly mastered the ukulele:

  • Improvisation
  • Alternative tunings
  • Advanced strumming
  • Eight finger roll
  • Three string strum
  • Ten finger roll
  • Rhythm filler strum
  • Sextuplet strum
  • The flick
  • Strum picking
  • Golpe
  • Muted plucking
  • Professional advice for performing and recording
  • Singing while playing

Sign Up For Ukulele Lessons Near You

Here at TakeLessons, we offer convenient, affordable, and hassle-free ukulele lessons for beginners. To find a teacher near you, check out our listing of professional and experienced teachers in your area. You can browse each one’s profile to find out more about their background and expertise, and then choose the teacher who best suits your preferences.

Ready to learn how to play like a pro? Then it’s time to sign up for lessons right here with us. We even offer all new students a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee on their first classes. Join today, and you’ll be a ukulele-playing rockstar in no time.

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