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New Rates 6/1/2024

Package rates for 10-lesson bundles*
10 1-hour lessons  $1,250 now $1,000
10 45-min. lessons $1000 now $850
10 30 min. lessons $650 now $500

Episodic Lessons**
$125/hour
$100/45 minutes
$65/30 minutes

*10 lesson bundles include 2 student cancellations. Bundles are to be completed within 12 weeks unless I add additional cancellations, which will not count toward your week total. Students have an option to reschedule missed lessons dependent upon my openings within the 12-week bundle window.

**Episodic lessons require a 24-hour cancellation notice and are non-refundable if cancelled in less than 24 hours. 

My premium ukulele teaching services include:

  • Focused attention on each student   
  • Seeing and hearing each student "where they are" while guiding them to become the player they want to be
  • Creating customized, professional-grade learning materials in tablature and notation
  • Decades of experience as a musician and as a teacher
  • Personally curated Soundslice files for practicing
  • Incorporating short and long-term agendas to help students both create and achieve goals
  • Encouragement, patience and compassionate critiques to help students grow
  • Performance opportunities in a friendly, supportive environment
  • Opportunities to join a growing community of local ukulele players and students
  • Access to my comprehensive library of ukulele learning resources
  • Clean, organized and friendly teaching studio that accommodates a 1-on-1 lesson or up to 12 students
  • Top-quality instruments, computer, and learning tools
  • Wide range of ages, (8-88) and experience in most musical styles
  • Well-balanced mixture of skill-building, theory, songs and practice techniques to develop well-rounded musicality
  • Multiple approaches- note reading, by ear, theory, songs, technique-based methods as well as ensemble and solo scenarios
  • Willingness and ability to engage, inspire and connect with students of all levels, backgrounds and abilities
  • Direct access to the numerous lessons I have learned through my study, practice, performing, recording, touring, teaching and life-long love of music


My teaching credentials include:

  • Experience- An average of over one thousand lessons taught in Austin per year for last 10 years
  • Levels 1, 2, & 3 certification in the James Hill Ukulele Initiative
  • Lead teacher in the JHUI program
  • Thousands of ukulele students taught over the past decade worldwide
  • 35+ years as a professional musician
  • Skills as a composer, arranger, author, conductor and music content creator
  • Proficiency in creating customized learning materials in standard notation, tablature and chord diagrams
  • Experience and ease in private lesson, small group and large group settings
  • teaching music since 1989
  • Published author-Ukulele Ceilidh (2019); The Art of the Ensemble Books 1-3 (2019-2020)
  • State of Texas Elementary Education Certification


 

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One hour lesson
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