Classes around town

Beginner Ukulele 19+ – Coquitlam

Learn chords and strumming with Gordon Smithers at the Dogwood Pavilion and Glen Pines Pavilion Coquitlam. Each course contains 5-6 sessions in which you’ll work towards a set of songs. Please bring your own ukulele. No experience required. Contact Gordon at [email protected]. Last update/confirmed 2024feb21.

Beginner Ukulele Group Classes – East Vancouver

Various locations, days & times. Please email Jane for more information [email protected]. Last update/confirmed 2023nov 25.

Group Ukulele Lessons with Joe Young – Vancouver

Learn to play this exciting instrument in a fun and non-judgmental environment. We teach strumming and singing as well as an introduction to note-reading and solo ukulele at three different levels. Contact Joe at [email protected] or visit the community centre websites (links below) for pricing and more information.
• Kerrisdale: Every Saturday at the Kerrisdale Seniors Centre ( Classes are for seniors, although adults over 18 are welcome to join as well!
• Kitsilano: Every Sunday at the Kitsilano Community Centre ( Classes are for adults over 18.
• Killarney: Every Tuesday at the Killarney Community Centre ( Classes are for adults over 18.
Last update/confirmed 2023nov25.

Harmonious Joan – Vancouver, Fairview

Joan offers both group classes and private lessons. We have tons of fun and cover many genres of music: rock, pop, folk, traditional, jazz, with an emphasis on rock and roll from the 60s and 70s. I’m a big Beatles fan! Group classes (adults or teens 16+) are online with two levels: Beginner and Advanced Beginner. Classes are small, comfortably paced, interactive, and the atmosphere is supportive and casual. Private lessons (adults or children 8+) are in-person near VGH, or online if you prefer. These lessons are customized to your own level and learning interests. For more information email [email protected]. You can also visit Joan’s Facebook page Last update/confirmed 2023dec15.

Last update/confirmed 2023nov25.

Ruby’s Ukes – Vancouver, Downtown

Ruby’s Ukes has (temporarily?) suspended classes as of the end of the spring 2024 term. Website: Contact: [email protected]. Last update/confirmed 2024may28.

Ukulele Workshops and Lessons with Heather – Vancouver

Explore the ukulele with a series of lessons or occasional workshops. Emphasis is on participation, group singing, and fun. Develop strumming skills, learn picking patterns, explore themes while singing a wide variety of songs. Suitable for groups of 6 or more, and for community groups, classrooms, and Pro D workshops.
Contact [email protected]
Also: Check out the Coal Harbour Program Guide for additional lessons. Last update/confirmed 2024may10.