Find a ukulele teacher in El Cajon, CA

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Top 10 ukulele teachers in El Cajon, CA

Students agree: these El Cajon ukulele lessons are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Ian Owen Music Instructor

Ian Owen Music Instructor

5.0Exceptional(6)
2 hires on Lessons
49+ years in business
Serves El Cajon, CA
Marvin Z. says, "My son loves this place. I tried two other guitar instructor elsewhere. Ian Owens, his guitar instructor, figured out how to keep him excited about his guitar playing. I highly recommend Moze's Guitar and Ian Owen. " Read more
Traveling Music Lessons - In Person In Your Home!

Traveling Music Lessons - In Person In Your Home!

5.0Exceptional(14)
12 hires on Lessons
21+ years in business
Serves El Cajon, CA
Rene' M. says, "If you are looking for a piano instructor for yourself or, as in my case for a child. Let me HIGHLY recommend Daniel Castro. My son is 13 and has 3 levels of the bastien method under his belt, taught to him by his father. My criteria for an instructor was that he have some jazz background along with classical, as well as pop and rock etc. In other words fully rounded. I wanted someone who could ignite give my son the fundamentals that would allow him to open his ears and heart and create. And most of all my son had to like him. Bullseye. Daniel is a multi instrumentalist who has a love for exploring music in all its forms. He too is a student always learning. In my case Daniel has used jazz and blues as the entry way. We are 3 lessons in and he has my son swinging. Which in jazz is the life blood. I listen from afar to each lesson and I can hear that Daniel is patiently and intuitively laying a foundation block by block that will provide a launch pad for my son to not only explore music as it is, but also unlock his own inner creativety through improvisation. As well as the fundamentals that will allow my son to move in whichever direction he wishes to take it should he decide to continue with music later on. I hear my son opening up on the piano now when he practices and its only lesson 3.Daniel does it in such a warm, unhurried, encouraging manner that it is almost a peer to peer relationship. Daniel is intellegient, professional, very personable and always a gentleman. And I appreciate that. Whatever discipline you or your child are pursuing, I have no doubt that Daniel Castro can instinctually provide you a personal, customized lesson plan to move you towards your destination. My highest regard." Read more
FUN Private/Group Lessons With Certified Teacher

FUN Private/Group Lessons With Certified Teacher

New on Lessons
Offers online services
3 hires on Lessons
16+ years in business
Serves El Cajon, CA
Rebecca Nakamura teaches private piano and music theory lessons in El Cajon, CA (San Diego County). She charges a low monthly rate for weekly half-hour lessons for beginners, intermediate and advanced students. 45-minute and hour-long lessons may also be arranged and are recommended for older and/or more advanced students. A FREE trial lesson/consultation is offered! Rebecca has a Bachelor of Music degree from San Diego State University, with an emphasis in Piano: Professional Studies. Rebecca has been teaching professionally since February 2008 and absolutely loves her 75+ students! Rebecca is a member of the Music Teacher's Association of C...
Aaron Lind BM, MM, Guitar And Theory Instruction

Aaron Lind BM, MM, Guitar And Theory Instruction

5.0Exceptional(20)
Offers online services
10 hires on Lessons
20+ years in business
Serves El Cajon, CA
Leslie R. says, "Aaron is an amazing teacher. He made the impossible possible: He taught me not just how to play the instrument, but how to create music! Aaron’s relaxed, yet professional teaching style, friendly, positive demeanor, keen interest in what I want to learn, his enthusiasm and his unsurpassed knowledge of how to play the guitar make him a priceless teacher! His approach does not feel cookie-cutter or generic; I really feel like he’s tuned into what I want to do, which translates into learning a lot in a very short time. Mostly, he really makes playing the guitar fun, and that's why I'm here and why I highly recommend him." Read more
Rockin Fun Music Lessons

Rockin Fun Music Lessons

5.0(1)
Offers online services
6 hires on Lessons
22+ years in business
Serves El Cajon, CA
Dayne P. says, "Would highly recommend James. The lesson plan he provided was incredibly helpful in helping me improve my bass skills and he's very great at communicating points to improvement. He's a great resource for all things bass" Read more
Anthony Garcia - Flamenco Guitarist

Anthony Garcia - Flamenco Guitarist

5.0(1)
18+ years in business
Serves El Cajon, CA
Sierra J. says, "Anthony has been teaching me for several months now, and I couldn't be happier. I began as a beginner, and throughout the process, he has been extremely patient, genuine, and provides a very comfortable teaching environment. Anthony has a wonderful way of teaching within the scope of my current abilities while also providing a solid foundation of fundamentals. Not only has he taught me a lot about guitar technique, but Anthony has also taken the time to teach me about flamenco through a cultural and historical lens...He always goes above and beyond in such an authentic way and has truly evoked my newfound passion. I HIGHLY recommend." Read more

Your Ukulele Lessons questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do ukulele lessons cost?

In-person ukulele lessons cost $30 to $60 per hour on average to learn with a private instructor. 1-hour group ukulele classes cost $18 to $30 per student. Some music studios offer new student specials and sell discounted multiple-session packages that reduce the cost per class.

  • Online ukulele lessons cost $10 to $30 per month for subscription-based websites offering access to pre-recorded classes. While pre-recorded lessons are not the same as a real-time instructor, some websites allow you to submit practice videos for teacher review and feedback.
  • Online ukulele lessons using live webcam video calling with a private instructor cost $25 to $60+ per hour, depending on the teacher's experience and reputation.

Keep in mind you will also need to purchase a ukulele to practice in between lessons. Most entry-level ukuleles cost $50 to $150, while higher-end models cost $200 to $500+.

Is ukulele easy to learn, and can I teach myself?

Learning to play the ukulele can be easy and fun! Ukuleles are small and only have 4 strings, making chords and scales easy to learn and play without putting too much stress on your arms, wrists, and fingers. Additionally, ukulele strings are made of soft nylon, making them easier on your fingertips than guitar strings.

You can teach yourself to play the ukulele using YouTube videos and other free resources, but this method lacks structure and may take longer to see progress than if you learn with an instructor. A professional ukulele teacher can guide you in the right direction and save you from developing unhelpful habits early on in your practice.

How long does it take to learn ukulele?

While every individual is different, in general, it takes about 3 to 6 months of consistent practice to learn and become comfortable playing the ukulele. Practicing many hours per day may yield quicker results. That said, you can likely learn enough basic chord shapes and strumming patterns to play many favorite pop songs in just a matter of weeks, or even days.

How do I choose the best ukulele lessons near me?

When searching for ukulele lessons near you, be sure to:

  • Choose a teacher or music studio that has been in business 5+ years and is licensed and insured.
  • Check out their profile and reviews from past students on Lessons.com and Google.
  • Look for a teacher who has a flexible schedule that matches your needs.
  • Discuss your specific goals and ask them how they will structure their lessons to help you meet them.

What questions should I ask when searching for ukulele lessons?

Finding a ukulele instructor whose personality and teaching style meshes well with your own can make a huge difference in your learning and progress. Asking the right questions can help you choose the best ukulele teacher for you:

  • How long have you been playing and teaching ukulele?
  • What qualifications do you have?
  • What styles of ukulele do you teach?
  • Do I need to buy a ukulele to take lessons?
  • How long will it take for me to learn to play the ukulele?
  • How often and how long should I practice?
  • What is your cancellation policy? 
  • Are you running any new student specials or discounts?

Reviews for El Cajon ukulele teachers

Recent success stories from people in the El Cajon area.
Delissa L.
Ian is an amazing teacher. He is patient, attentive, and a great motivator. Ian is very knowledgeable, and his love for music is infectious. My daughter always looks forward to her lessons with Ian.
Ian Owen Music Instructor
Ryan T.
We have had a great experience with TML - they have been responsive, engaged and helpful as we identified a music teacher who could come to our home to teach our 10 and 12 year old. Their first lessons with Michelle was excellent. Her enthusiasm was infectious and she was able to offer clear age-appropriate instruction. We look forward to continuing the lessons.
Traveling Music Lessons - In person in your home!
Dennis K.
Aaron has a unique understanding of instruction how the style of teaching should conform to the individual student. Aaron is deeply concerned about the student's Goals and Expectations and creates a learning experience that is individualized for the student. Not the cookbook approach. His agenda is your agenda as he helps you to achieve your goals. I am retired and decided to try my hand again in trying to learn the guitar, after having tried several teachers in the past. Aaron imparts quality as he teaches the guitar skills and musical theory. I highly very happy with Aaron as my selection to be my Guitar Instructor and highly recommend him if you on the search.
Aaron Lind BM, MM, Guitar and Theory Instruction
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