Ukulele Lessons in BC
Lower Mainland / Vancouver Area
"Ruby's Ukes" is Vancouver's Ukulele school which offers classes, workshops & the Vancouver's Ukulele festival. It has been called "A Ukulele haven for all those interested in learning, playing, & buying all things Ukulele!"
Daphne Roubini (a.k.a. Ruby) offers several "10 week Ukulele Courses extraordinaire" which run three times per year in January, April, and September.
There are 4 levels of instruction: Absolute beginners, Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced. From no musical experience at all, to learning to play jazz solos on the Ukulele!
"With Guido Heistek and Ruby at the helm. Private Ukulele lessons and intimate learning pods available. Also available is a two hour "Uke Can Play" Ukulele Workshop to book for your office, event or group of friends!Other classes include "Uke Can" Saturday Workshop Series, Gospel Uke, noon-hour Ukulele Express, and Beginner [Gasp!] guitar." (Vancouver Ukulele Circle)
For complete information, visit Ruby's Ukes website for more descriptions, dates, prices and registration.
Vancouver - Kitsalano Area
Ronin Wong - Beginner,Intermediate, and Upper Intemediate ukulele classes at St. James Community Square.
These classes will make you a well-rounded ukulele player. We will cover a broad range of strums, songs, picking techniques, and instrumental solos. Everything from traditional songs to today’s most popular songs including pop, blues, rock, country, folk, latin, jazz, and other styles.
Ronin has been performing and teaching music for over 25 years. His approach combines solid Classical training with the instincts of a pop/rock performer. His specialities include piano, guitar, singing, and ukulele. His students have ranged from dedicated fun-loving amateurs to award-winning recording artists. For more information, please visit his website http://www.gopherp.com/Welcome.html where extensive information, pictures, and videos await you.
Private lessons at Ronin’s home studio are also available. Just ask. Complete instruction from absolute beginner to getting ready for your first gigs!
Vancouver Island / Victoria Area
Bach-a-le-le Note Reading Classes - Victoria, B.C.
For all adults in the Victoria area, helping to bridge to gap from tablature to notated music.
Classes are held from 6:00 - 7:00 pm at the Collaboration Hub at 1038 Hillside Ave.
Instructor: Anna Lyman, B.Mus.
Private, individual lessons are also available through Anna.
Friends of Music Society Ukulele Lessons - Victoria, B.C.
Part of the Freinds of Music Society, this 8-week program runs Tuesdays from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. A limited number of instruments are available to borrow, making the experience accessible to all.
Then, if you feel comfortable with playing and singing, you can try out the Ukulele Group, which meets immediately after from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Both groups meet at the Eric Martin Theatre, 2328 Trent St. in Victoria. Instructors are Ben Beaudet, Esther-Ruth Teel, Avram McCagherty.
Steve Sutton - Victoria, B.C.
Private or Semi-Private ukulele lessons or group classes at Tom Lee Music in Langford. 105-2401D Millstream Road, Victoria, B.C.
Instructor: Steve Sutton, B.A., Assoc. Music.
Contact: Website or Ph. (250) 383-5222.