Ukulele Lessons in Tampa, FL
At Tampa Music School, anyone can learn to play the ukulele
Tampa Music School ukulele teachers use a well-balanced style of instruction. We firmly believe that lesson time should be fun and engaging but also rich in substance and technical instruction.
Our instructors are well equipped to work with students of any age or performance level.
Our instructors’ experience in different ukulele musical styles is extensive. Ukulele performance goes far beyond merely strumming a few chords. Instructors at Tampa Music School focus on the quality of the whole musician. To accomplish this quality of performance, your ukulele teacher will first assist you in establishing a strong base on which to build further musicianship.
Our Approach to Ukulele Lessons
Build strength We Make Ukulele Lessons Fun!
We all know the feeling: you hear your favorite song come on and you can’t resist the urge to play along on your air ukulele! We can help you convert your musical fantasies into reality – while preserving that irresistible sense of joy you feel when playing along. We want each of our students to LOVE their musical experience with us!
Whether you come to us planning on becoming the next Jimi Hendrix or simply wanting to play songs around the campfire with your friends, our top-notch instructors will help you progress quickly toward your goals while ensuring you have fun along the way.
We Emphasize Healthy Technique
Regardless of your ultimate goals, our teachers will prioritize strong fundamentals including proper posture, hand positioning, chords, fretting, picking, and strumming. As students progress, these basics will become second nature – and serve as the foundation from which students can apply their skills across a variety of genres and styles.
We want our ukulele students to be literate, well-rounded musicians. Beginners and seasoned performers alike will find value in our approach, coupling technical instruction with elements of music theory and music history in each lesson.
We Care About Your Musical Interests
Take ownership of your own musical style and grow your talents! Our dedicated instructors are committed to hearing your goals and helping you reach them. We pride ourselves on equipping each student with the tools they need to reach their fullest musical potential.
Creativity, self-discovery, and passion come to life at Tampa Music School. Whether your goal is to pursue the ukulele professionally in an orchestra or as a soloist, or just to play for your own personal enjoyment, your ukulele teacher will support you throughout your musical journey.
Our ukulele Teachers
Our instructors are skilled artists themselves and experienced teachers that are committed to our students success and growth. Teaching is a conduit for our amazing staff to pass on their passion for music and the arts.
A long time ago, in a land far away from here… Joe’s music career began with saxophone lessons in elementary school. A few years, and several outside influences later, he decided the guitar…
Seth Lynn is a Tampa native and a graduate from Oklahoma City University in Music Performance. He began his music education at the age of five starting with Piano, and began his…
Elliot Dickinson grew up in a musical household where writing songs and recording did dies on a four track tape machine was a common weekend activity…
Christian Schultz has played guitar and lead worship in several ministries and churches throughout the Tampa Bay Area and further. Has taught several students…
Alberto Marquez started his musical studies in 1989 on the electric guitar. In 1994, he decided to begin a musical journey with the classical guitar. Then, in 2013 he earned a Bachelor’s degree in music performance from University of Arts in Caracas, Venezuela.
Jeff has always had music at the forefront of his life, since age 7. He started taking lessons at the local music store and progressed over the years with the best teachers that he could find in his hometown of Bristol, Connecticut.
“I love absolutely love Tampa Music Academy! The Instructors are very knowledgeable and skilled at their craft.”
What you can expect
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What Age Should My Child Start Ukulele Lessons?
The minimum age we recommend a student start ukulele lessons is 5 years old. For younger students, we recommend an intro to music program. Starting age will largely depend on the student, some may need to wait longer than others depending on factors such as fine motor skills, attention span and overall interest in music.
Do I Need a Ukulele to Start the Lessons?
Yes, you will need a ukulele to start the lessons. Without an instrument, you won’t be able to practice between lessons and make weekly progress. If cost is a concern, good beginner ukulele’s are inexpensive and most music stores have a 30-day return policy if it’s not for you.
The #1 Reason to Study Ukulele at Tampa Music School?
Our instructors are warm and friendly, and get to know each student and parent on a personal level. We work with you, or your child, to craft a lesson plan that fits 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.
We balance musicianship and fun by making sure that each lesson you are challenged with a new technical or theory concept, but always end with something fun such as your favorite riff or song. We use a variety of ukulele method books to accomplish this and encourage students to bring CDs or their iPod, or iphone to their lesson to learn their favorite tunes. If you have an interest in ukulele, banjo, bass or mandolin lessons – we got you covered!
How Qualified are Your Ukulele Instructors?
Our ukulele teachers have received their education from prestigious institutions all over the country. Each is highly qualified to teach and create personalized lesson plans for their students.
What Will I Learn from Ukulele Lessons with Tampa Music School Teachers?
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 CDs to their lesson to learn their favorite tunes.
Our ukulele teachers teach rock, blues, metal, country and classical ukulele lessons on electric and acoustic ukulele. Beginner students can expect to work on chords, simple songs and melodies, sight reading and theory.
Ready to Get Started?
We are ready to partner with you to help you become a more accomplished musician. We truly believe that consistent, compassionate private instruction is the key to your musical growth. We are happy to evaluate and discuss your interests, goals and plans!