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UKULELE TUITION


Want to know how to find a ukulele teacher? Here's one of the largest listings of ukulele tutors worldwide!

If you are a tutor, and willing, I will be listing here a selection of friendly folks that offer tuition.  Just get in touch with your contact details (CONTACT ME PAGE AT THE TOP OF THIS BLOG)  and I will put on the blog!


Del Rey teaching ukulele students






UK


Balham

Balham Ukulele Societywww.myspace.com/balhamukulelesociety


Barnsley (and surrounding areas)  

Chris McShane - Chris is a freelance musician and music teacher. He also organises workshops, festivals and runs the Rafters Ukulele Club - info@chrismcshanemusic.co.uk or call - 07854 459220


Bournemouth (and surrounding areas)

Paul Tucker - Paul plays in the extremely popular Mother Ukers and managed the Southern Ukulele Store for many years. He now offers ukulele tuition for beginners through to intermediate. Offering a friendly and relaxed approach to learning and covering various styles of music to suit the students interests. Be it Jazz, Blues or Pop, Paul can help you on your way to becoming a confident ukulele player. Contact Paul on 07973 911279 or email ukuleleinstructor@mail.com

Brampton (Cumbria)

Andy Webster - One half of Feckless and Fuddle (Andy is Feckless) and Uke specialist at Omega Music, Andy also teaches one to one, groups and runs the Ukes Akimbo group in Brampton. Contact either 016977 46978 or through the Word Of Ukes website - http://worldofukes.co.uk

Bristol

Jacob Morrison - Guitar and Ukulele Teacher. http://jacobmorrison.com

Ben Searle - Ukulele Ben, an experienced musician who offers home visit tuition.
Ben helps potential musicians become confident players teaching children, teenagers, adults and groups of all abilities. Contact mrbenblogs@googlemail.com or http://www.ukulelewithben.com. Telephone 07910 668258


Carshalton (Surrey)

Pete Farrugia BA(Hons) DipLCM DipMus - Pete is extremely well known in ukulele circles. Based in Surrey, but can also offer online lessons via Skype and FaceTime. http://www.pfmusic.co info@pfmusic.co

Derbyshire

Phil DolemanPhil, who performs all over the UK, previously as half of ukulele duo The Re-entrants, offers ukulele tuition from beginners to advanced, including right hand strum techniques, fingerstyle and chord melody playing in all styles of music. Music theory can also be covered if the students wishes. Lessons in your own home (Phil is based in Derbyshire and has an enhanced CRB check) or via Skype.
For more info contact phil_doleman@hotmail.com, Read his blog at - http://philsukelessons.blogspot.co.uk or visit his facebook page www.facebook.com/Learntoplayuke


Dudley

Brian McGhee Music - Brian has over 25 years experience in music teaching. All lessons are one to one, and covers Ukulele, uke bass, bass guitar and music theory.
Email mcgheemusic@yahoo.co.uk or call 07411 765820.  Brian McGhee Music


Glasgow

Finlay Allisonhttp://finlayallison.com


Hull

Micky Thomas - Sessions for beginner to intermediate players in two locations in Hull - mickythomas43@gmail.com


Lancashire

Paul Davies  - Affordable ukulele lessons for schools, private, corporate team building and all occasions with an established, friendly (and extremely patient!) ukulele tutor - http://www.youcanukulele.co.uk



Leeds

Jez Quayle - Jez has over 30 years experience of playing the ukulele and over 25 years experience of teaching ukulele and guitar. For beginners: no prior knowledge of music or the ukulele is assumed. For more advanced players: Jez can help you develop your strumming technique, finger picking, lead solo playing, knowledge of chords and song structures, and can pass on many handy tips. Jen is based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Lessons can be given in your home or at Jez's. Contact via emails: jeremy.quayle@hotmail.co.uk Or via his YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/JezSongbook Where you can also see him perform.

Jessica Bowiehttp://www.yourukuleletutor.com/spartcart/one-to-one-lessons


Leicestershire

Mark Ferraby -  teaches individuals, small groups and classes in schools and a wide variety of settings. CRB and liability insurance is held through his company Little Red Truck. He is also a third of La Bella ensemble www.labellaband.co.uk as well as providing instruments through www.ukesuk.com Check out other projects and contacts through www.littleredtruck.co.uk



Liverpool

Mikey Fell Mikey from Liverpool plays Banjolele style Uke with with a background in guitars. Recently graduated from studying music he has been teaching ukulele around the area for almost a year, organising and hosting various ukulele themed evenings. He is happy to teach groups or individuals.
mikey_f_100@hotmail.com 07855 314649

Craig Gamble - Registered Guitar Tutor and teacher of ukulele (plus a host of other instruments!  http://www.gamblestringsandthings.co.uk


London

Learn To Uke - Lorraine Bowhttp://www.learntouke.co.uk/


Tim Flitcroft Tim is a London based uke tutor, teaching individuals and groups in workshops for beginners, intermediates and advanced.  http://www.uketeacher.co.uk

Terry Smith - Terry is based in Richmond and runs a monthly combined lesson / session called 'The Uke-Academy' at Ritz Music Tuiton Centre, Richmond, London. Contact Terry at terry@playtheuke.co.uk


Manchester

Marc Gallagher - multi instrumentalist who has played all around the north west, and even played ukulele in Austria! Covers a variety of genres and playing styles, particularly pop and fingerpicking - Call 07522 388867 or email marc.gallagher@live.co.uk

Rosa Cooper-DaviesRosa can teach soprano, concert and tenor uke and is working on baritone!
Contact - rosa.cooper-davies@live.com


Milton Keynes

UkeandSinghttp://www.miltonkeynesmusic.co.uk/UkeandSing/Home.html


North Devon

Paul ClewsPaul is a qualified guitar and ukulele teacher, offering one to one lessons in towns such as Ilfracombe, Bideford and Barnstaple, as well as offering Skype lessons around the world. 
http://paulclews888.weebly.com/guitar--ukulele-lessons.html




Norfolk

Clara Wiseman - At weekends Clara can be found on stages throughout the UK and Europe with top ukulele punk band The pUKEs. During the week she runs uke clubs in six Norfolk primary schools. Clara is also available for workshops and one-to-one tuition with children and adults. See http://www.iloveuke.co.uk or email her at clara@iloveukue.co.uk

Liam Capper-Starr - Liam is a much admired solo ukulele performer and also the guy behind the Uke-East festival each year in Norwich. He also offers lessons, workshops etc from beginners upwards. http://www.starrman.co.uk

Oxford 

Lindsay Higgs lindsayphiggs@yahoo.co.uk

Pembrokeshire (Wales)

Percy Copley - Seasoned performer, singer, musician and teacher. Percy has worked in theatre and TV and send 24 years performing at Disneyland in France. He also plays and teaches 5 string banjo and mandolin, but his first instrument was the ukulele. Percy teaches workshops for groups, clubs and one to one via Skype. Subjects include theory, strum styles, fingerpicking styles, performance workshops and help in choosing and learning songs. Contact him on 07852 927729 or email percycopley@gmail.com

Ross on Wye

Matt Stead - Experienced teacher of several years from beginner to advanced. RGT Registered and DBT Checked - http://www.theukulelemanofross.com or email theukulelemanofross@outlook.com

Sevenoaks

James Drake - Teacher of a range of instruments including the ukulele, James also runs the local ukulele club - The SevenUkes. http://jdrakemusic.com

Shrewsbury

Dave Cowton - aka Chili Monster. Dave teaches ukulele beginners in Shrewsbury Shropshire - info@shroprock.co.uk or more details at http://www.shroprock.co.uk/ChiliMonsterMainPage.html

Weybridge, Surrey

Clive Harvey - Pro musician since 1981 and a qualified teacher, Clive is a specialist ukulele teacher and performer. His band Roaring Jelly is said to have been a major inspiration to the founders of the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain in the 80s. He has performed on TV and radio and has played onstage with Paul McCartney. Private lessons are at his home in Weybridge but he leads occasional uke workshops at venues in southern England. Clive still performs, solo or with his duo the BIG Ukulele Band, mainly at private functions and occasional festivals. - http://www.cliveharvey.net


Wigan

Les Hilton - what's this - ukulele (and cigar box guitar / harmonica) tuition from one half of Chonkinfeckle? Yes! Seriously people - Les is a fine fine player - you could do a lot worse than to head his way for lessons! http://youcanukeandmore.weebly.com




USA


Austin, Texas

Kevin Carroll - Kevin is a certified level 3 Ukulele Instructor in the James Hill Ukulele Initiative and instructs at ukulele workshops internationally. He is also a performer and recording artist and teaches both private and group music lessons to all ages and levels.
http://www.kevincarroll.net


Bridgeport CT

Abe Deshotel - Ukulele teacher with 5 years experience and a Masters in Music Education. Currently serving Fairfield County CT - abe.deshotel@gmail.com

Charlotte (North Carolina)

Jeff Jones - Also offering lessons Matthews, Mint Hill, Ballantyne, Pineville, Weddington, Waxhaw, Indian Trail, Monroe, Indian Land, Fort Mill and Rock Hill

http://ukuleleclass-com.blogspot.com/

Southwest Charlotte - (North Carolina)

Jim Hickey - Instructing individuals and groups since 2008 and also offers team building courses
http://jimhickeymusic.com



Chicago

Gigi Wong-Monaco - Chicago IL and Spokane WA - from ages 8 up, individual and group lessons available

http://www.sitaremporium.com/WWUkuleleLessons


Narciso Lobo  seesoteaches@gmail.com


Dallas


Noel Tardy - Noel offers lessons in the Dallas area, and can travel to do workshops.


Owner - www.UkeLadyMusic.com
Director -
www.LoneStarUkeFest.com
Director -
www.UkesInTheClassroom.com

info@UkeLadyMusic.com


Eugene

Alison Losik - Based in Eugene, OR, can teach accompaniment and singing. Can also offer lessons over Skype

http://alisonlosik.com/pages/lessons.html

Georgetown, KY

Paul Curry -  Also known as Colonel Uke, teaching beginning and intermediate ukulele lessons http://www.ukebrigade.com

New York, NY

Cherie B. Tay -  Teaches beginner ukulele to all ages. Want to learn your favourite song, impress someone or just jam and chill? I can help. cheriebtay@gmail.com

Sacramento


Stu Herreidwww.ukulelestu.com

Seattle

Uncle Rod Higuchi - rohiguchi@seattleschools.org
beginner lessons, adults preferred
Popular, Old Time, and Hawaiian Songs
Moderator at SUPA (
www.seattleukulele.org)


Wisconsin

Kellen Roggenbuck - Kellen teaches out of Brookfield Wisconsin. Offers half hour and full hour single or group lessons. Will teach anybody how to play and love the ukulele!
kellen@cumceg.org




CANADA


Fred Brown - Greetings from Canada. I am a teacher of several instruments but I am starting to focus on the ukulele again. I would consider both private and class instruction. I am in Brampton, ON Canada and can be reached thru my web page at www.dtfbmusic.com

Freddy@dtfbmusic.com

Doug Giroux - Ukulele teacher in Montreal, Quebec who has been a teacher for over a decade and works at the McGill Conservatory Of Music - can teach in English or French - contact douglas.giroux@mail.mcgill.ca

Gary Glewinski - Edmonton, Alberta. Teacher originally from Glasgow, Scotland. Reach him at gglewinski@hotmail.com or at his website - https://garygmusic.com




FINLAND

Juha Väänänen

Helsinki - Groups as well as private lessons and workshops - beginners to intermediate. Also works with professionals clowns, artists and music educators.


juha[at]ukulelenurkka.net




FRANCE


Emmanuel Maillard

French ukulele teacher in Toulouse. Details and contact via this blog - http://ukucourscool.blogspot.fr




GERMANY


K Michael Köhn

Berlin - http://www.musikschule-lichterfelde.de/

Michael Fromm

Landau - http://www.musik-fromm.de





WORLDWIDE UKE TUITION

No, I am not talking about tutors who will get on an airplane for you... these who offer services via online tuition via the likes of Skype and FaceTime regardless of where you are.



Peter McMeel - offers worldwide ukulele lessons over Skype.   You can find him on Facebook looking for - Uketopia\Toowong Music Teaching, or email him at peter.mcmeel45@gmail.com

Colin Tribe is a Ukulele/Music teacher operating world wide through skype and also has about 170 postings of arrangements on youtube. He also offers tuition over Skype, and can be contacted on colinrtribe@btinternet.com 

Phil Doleman - Phil performs all over the UK , offers ukulele tuition from beginners to advanced, including right hand strum techniques, fingerstyle and chord melody playing in all styles of music. Music theory can also be covered if the students wishes. Lessons in your own home (Phil is based in Derbyshire and has an enhanced CRB check) or via Skype.
For more info contact phil_doleman@hotmail.com, or visit his facebook page www.facebook.com/Learntoplayuke

Howard Matthews

Howard has played guitar for 50 years and mandolin for nearly 40, and has now retired to Spain. He gives ukulele tuition where he lives on the Costa Blanca, but can also do one to one lessons on Skype (Skype address howardandkay), and also offers Youtube tuition on his channle 'ipswichtospain'. Contact him at howardandkay76@gmail.com

Andy Webster - One half of Feckless and Fuddle (Andy is Feckless) and Uke specialist at Omega Music, Andy also teaches one to one, groups and runs the Ukes Akimbo group in Brampton. He can offer tuition anywhere via Skype. Contact either 016977 46978 or through the Word Of Ukes website - http://worldofukes.co.uk


NEW ZEALAND

WELLINGTON - Shane McAlister of the uke outfit "The Sopranos" offers tuition.  Contact him at  - shane.johanna@xtra.co.nz


New tutors - get in touch!

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IMPORTANT NOTE - These tutors are in no way affiliated or connected to Got A Ukulele and their details are provided as a reference source to Got A Ukulele readers only. Clearly Got A Ukulele cannot test every tutor listed and therefore they are provided as advertisement links only.  Got A Ukulele or Barry Maz cannot be held responsible for any disputes or issues that may arise with any tutor. 

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