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Embarking on ukulele lessons offers a delightful journey into the world of music, blending the charm of this petite instrument with the joy of creating melodic tunes. These lessons typically begin with an introduction to the ukulele's anatomy and basic playing techniques, fostering a solid foundation for aspiring musicians. Students gradually explore chords, strumming patterns, and fingerpicking styles, unlocking the instrument's versatility. Ukulele lessons often incorporate popular songs, making the learning process engaging and rewarding. As students progress, they not only gain musical proficiency but also cultivate a lifelong love for this whimsical stringed companion.

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the #1 reason to study ukulele at Rochester Academy of Music and Arts?

Our ukulele instructors are warm and friendly, and get to know each student and parent on a personal level. We work with you to craft a lesson plan that fits your individual needs and the student's favorite type of music. Whether you're playing in local bands, a seven year old taking their first lesson, or a fifty year old returning to the ukulele after many years, we’ll set goals to achieve your musical aspirations.

What styles of music do you teach?
We teach all styles, from rock, pop, jazz, and blues to metal, country and classical.

How qualified are your ukulele instructors?

Our ukulele instructors are highly qualified, all have teaching experience, and most importantly, they have a passion for teaching. Being a musician doesn't automatically make you a teacher--that's why we search for those who are best qualified for mentoring our music students!

We search New York for the top teachers, who embody the high values at Rochester Academy of Music and Arts. Most importantly, our instructors strive to relate their teaching to each individual student's learning style. Many of our instructors have gone on performance tours of the USA and Europe and have years of professional performance and teaching experience. In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly, and strive to get to know each student and their parent on a personal level. We search high and low for the BEST teachers, so you don't have to!

What will I learn from ukulele lessons at Rochester Academy of Music and Arts?

Beginner ukulele students can expect to work on chords, simple songs and melodies, sight reading and theory. Our instructors balance musicianship and fun by making sure that each lesson presents a new technical challenges or theory concept, and ends with something fun, such as your favorite riff or song. We use a variety of method books, and encourage students to bring their smartphone or CDs to their lesson to learn their favorite tunes.

How long does it take to learn how to play ukulele?

There is no set answer of how long it takes to learn to play ukulele. With regular practice, a basic level of playing can be accomplished in a few months. Most of our students take lessons on a long term basis because they want to be constantly improving and they find the lessons enjoyable.

I don't have any musical background or ability. Can I still help my child practice?

Yes. Even if you don't have a musical background you can ask the teacher for advice on how to help your child practice. By simply monitoring that they are doing exercises a certain number of times per day the student will progress. Parents will occasionally sit in on their child's music lesson to get an idea of the proper way a song should sound or how the student should be positioning their hands.

Online & In-Person Ukulele Lessons & classes for all ages in Rochester!

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$33.00 / 30 minutes

Lessons are available six days a week, and scheduled once a week.

A one-time registration fee is $37.

Mon-Fri 11am - 9pm

Saturdays10am - 6pm

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