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absolUKE Beginners: Ukulele for Beginners

by Kevin Carroll

By joining this entry-level course, Kevin will get students playing a variety of music on the ukulele within just 25 weeks. In fact, students will play at least one song together with him during their first meeting to help learn the instrument at a faster pace. Students will learn how to hold the instrument correctly, tune it, strum the strings, play chords, scales and some of their favorite songs on this incredibly portable and fun instrument.

  • Course Duration

    25 Weeks

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  • Skype

US$102(1-on-1 Class)

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1 Class = 60 minutes

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Educator Profile

Kevin Carroll

33 Years Experience

From: United States

  • Teacher Skill Keywords:

    ukulele educator celtic blues beginner advanced

Course Details

The ukulele is a fun and easy to learn instrument and, although it is often described as "cute," many new ukulele players, and even those who are learning as experienced guitar players, find it to be an incredibly versatile instrument. Over the course of 25 weeks, Kevin Carroll will take the student from an entry-level player to writing and playing their own songs.

The course will explain how to properly handle the ukulele, including holding and hand positioning to ensure the sound does not get choked and the correct way to strum with either the fingers or a pick. Kevin will also teach students how to name and tune the strings to perfection. Once this has been mastered, the student will learn a few simple chords which will help them to play their favorite songs and writing their own as well. Kevin will also teach students how to play scales on the ukulele so that they are comfortable finding the notes on each individual string, helping them to read music if they wish at a later date. Once the student has mastered the basics, Kevin will then help them to play songs and even help them to come up with their own!

About Kevin Carroll: Kevin Carroll is a member of the Texas Music Educators Association, an instructor at ukulele workshops around the world, a performing and recording artist, and a teacher of both private and group music lessons. He published his first book "Ukulele Ceilidh" in February of 2019. Kevin’s scope of teaching includes Texas-based music, blues, soul, funk, Celtic, Classical, African and differentiated ukulele ensembles. Kevin has played guitar and toured across the globe with Americana artists such as the Flatlanders (Joe Ely, Butch Hancock, and Jimmie Dale Gilmore), Jimmy LaFave, Alejandro Escovedo, Robyn Ludwick, Charlie, and Bruce Robison and many others.


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