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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 - Fairview

Harmonious Joan - Beginner and Advanced Beginner ukulele classes for adults at a private home near VGH.

These classes are small (max 6 students), comfortably paced, and the atmosphere is supportive and fun. You bring your own ukulele (soprano, concert or tenor) and a clip-on tuner – all other materials are provided. In the Beginners class you learn approximately 12 chords (C, D, F, G, A and variants thereof) and about 16 songs. Also how to properly hold a ukulele, how to fret properly, simple strumming patterns, tips for changing chords, some basic music theory including transposing songs, reading TAB (tablature), how pick out the C major scale and pick out a simple tune, tips for practicing at home, and more. The Advanced Beginner level is for those who have completed the Beginners course and feel ready to move onward and upwards.

Private lessons for adults or children 7+ are also available.

For more information visit Joan’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/harmoniousjoan or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Vancouver - Kitsalano Area

Ronin Wong Beginner, Intermediate, and Upper Intermediate 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.

For details on times, dates, prices, and registration, visit his website or email or phone 604-737-2634.

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 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-lele 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.
Friends of Music provides musical opportunities for those recovering from mental illness or addictions as well as those supporting this effort. If Ukulele Lessons are part of your recovery plan then join us, on Tuesdays from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. A limited number of instruments are available to borrow, making the experience accessible to all.
As your comfort with playing and singing increases, you can join the Ukulelian performance group, which meets immediately afterwards from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Both groups meet at the Eric Martin Theatre, 2328 Trent St. in Victoria and are instructed by Avram McCagherty.
http://www.friendsofmusic.ca/newsletters/ 

 

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.