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Learn to play the ukulele with our music & singing short courses in Sydney!

In these ukulele lessons for beginners, you will learn about the history, its parts and, of course, how to play this beautiful and popular stringed instrument.

The step by step instruction from our talented musician gives you the ability and confidence to play simple tunes. In this course, you'll learn the basics of the ukelele and be introduced to the endless amount of music you can create and play. Additionally, you will have the knowledge and skills to continue with self-directed learning after the course.

Learning outcomes

By the end of these ukelele lessons, you should be able to:

  • play a variety of chords
  • play a few different strum styles relevant to the song style and tempo
  • read song sheets written for the ukulele.

What will be covered in these ukelele lessons?

  • The history and background of the ukulele
  • The various types and sounds of ukuleles
  • Tuning
  • The parts of the ukulele
  • Holding and playing position
  • Basic chords
  • Basic strums
  • The written presentation of music
  • Types of musical genre common to the ukulele

Who are these ukelele lessons for?

This course is designed for students with little or no experience playing the instrument.

Class materials

We provide

  • Handouts (digital)

What to bring to class

  • Please bring your own instrument to class.
  • Handouts in printed or digital form. With your enrolment confirmation, you will receive a link to download your handouts for the class. Please come prepared and have the copy ready for the class.

Additional information

New pre-prepared and pre-tuned Ukuleles may be purchased from the tutor starting from $40 each.

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Ukulele Lessons for Beginners

<p>Learn to play the ukulele with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/music">music &amp; singing short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

<p>In these ukulele lessons for

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$169 Limited inc GST / $0 / $127 / $135.20 / $152.10
Ukulele Lessons for Beginners

<p>Learn to play the ukulele with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/music">music &amp; singing short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

<p>In these ukulele lessons for

...
$169 Limited inc GST / $0 / $127 / $135.20 / $152.10
Ukulele Lessons for Beginners

<p>Learn to play the ukulele with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/music">music &amp; singing short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

<p>In these ukulele lessons for

...
$169 Limited inc GST / $0 / $127 / $135.20 / $152.10

If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Ukulele Lessons for Beginners

If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Ukulele Lessons for Beginners

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Course testimonials:

  • said: Excellent and enthusiastic tutor. Gave a good introduction to the instrument, provided comprehensive notes, willingly answered all questions, students were left with resources to continue with the instrument after the course.

  • said: Lindy is an amazing instructor and the two classes were extremely enjoyable, would totally recommend the course to my friends.

  • said: Happy with the experience.

  • said: John is a very good teacher where no one felt uncomfortable and while we all were out of rhythm and tune at various times you were never made to feel like you were that person.

  • said: A good teacher who demonstrated the method and also showed examples in videos; patient and friendly, helpful - and had a good range of ukuleles and other accessories for sale. Loved his Hawaiian Shirts - it made everyone relax even before the lesson began, to see him standing there wearing one , holding the uke, ready to go!

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