Our ukulele instructors teach folk, country, reggae, rock-n-roll and jazz styles — and classical too. Beginners work on chords, simple songs and melodies, sight reading and theory. Each lesson will challenge you with a new technique or music theory concept, and ends with something fun – such as your favorite riff or song. We employ a variety of ukulele method books based on student needs and preferences, and encourage students to bring smartphones or streaming device to their lessons to learn their favorite tunes.
What’s the #1 reason to study ukulele at Providence School of Music?
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 ukulele do you teach?
We teach all styles from folk to country, reggae, jazz and rock-n-roll styles.
How qualified are your ukulele instructors?
Our ukulele and music instructors have many years of teaching and performance experience, with bachelor and masters degrees in music. We are dedicated to learning about your personal musical goals and helping you to achieve them. In addition to our teaching credentials, our students find that we have warm and friendly personalities. We are dedicated and passionate about teaching you the style of music that you want to learn in your ukulele lesson.
What will I learn from ukulele lessons at Providence School of Music?
That question is often asked by prospective students. We make it a priority to get to know you on a personal level and to become familiar with your personal musical needs and goals. 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 ukulele method books, and encourage students to bring their smartphone or streaming device to their lesson to learn their favorite tunes.
Do I need to purchase a ukulele to learn the instrument?
Providence School of Music offers ukuleles for student lessons (for your convenience, students can use one of ours at their first lesson). But to practice at home, you will need a ukulele. You can visit Empire Guitars on the east side of Providence to try and purchase a ukulele that fits your budget and preference.
Sign up is easy and parent-friendly, with helpful staff at the front desk six days a week to serve you. Because we only offer lessons on a month-to-month basis, there are no large upfront payments, no complicated contracts, no annual material or performance fees, and no semester minimums.
Lessons are available six days a week, and scheduled once a week.
A one-time registration fee of $25 is due at time of registration.