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Ukulele Lessons

Ukulele Lessons

Discover the delightful realm of Ukulele at Sweet Symphony School of Music, based right here in Washington.

Whether you aspire to strum your way through traditional tunes, delve into modern melodies, or just nurture a passion for music, our devoted tutors are here to support you on your musical journey.

Why Choose Ukulele Lessons?

Ukulele lessons offer numerous advantages:

  1. Develop Musical Skills:
    Mastering the Ukulele not only teaches you how to strum chords but also fosters essential musical skills like reading chord charts, understanding rhythm, and ear training. These abilities transcend to other instruments and can enhance your overall musical proficiency.
  2. Physical and Mental Benefits:
    Playing the Ukulele requires coordination between your fingers, strumming technique, and concentration. Through consistent practice, you’ll improve your posture, finger dexterity, and mental focus, leading to enhanced physical and mental well-being.
  3. Expressive Creativity:
    The Ukulele is a versatile instrument with a rich cultural background, spanning various musical genres, from Hawaiian to pop to rock. Ukulele lessons provide you with opportunities to explore diverse musical styles and express your creativity. Whether performing solo or in a group, the Ukulele empowers you to convey emotions and stories through your music.

Our Approach

At Sweet Symphony, we’re passionate about igniting a love for music through dynamic, interactive, and personalised Ukulele lessons. Here’s a glimpse of what you or your child can look forward to when joining our Ukulele lessons:

  1. Expert Instruction:
    Our instructors are accomplished ukulele players, deeply committed to music and adept in teaching. With their wealth of experience, they provide expert guidance tailored to your unique needs and goals, ensuring a fulfilling learning journey. They’re dedicated to nurturing talent and helping students unlock their full potential.
  2. Customised Learning:
    We recognise that every student is different, with their own learning styles and objectives. Our Ukulele lessons are personalised to accommodate your preferences, whether you’re drawn to traditional Hawaiian melodies, contemporary pop hits, or experimental sounds. Whatever your musical aspirations, we’re here to support and guide you every step of the way.
  3. Comprehensive Curriculum:
    Our curriculum is carefully crafted to cover all aspects of Ukulele playing, from mastering basic chords to delving into advanced music theory. Whether you’re a beginner eager to grasp the fundamentals or an experienced player seeking refinement, our lessons offer a diverse range of learning opportunities to foster your musical development.
  4. Engaging Atmosphere:
    Learning the Ukulele should be a joyful experience, and we’re committed to making it as enjoyable and enriching as possible. Our lessons cultivate a supportive environment where you can explore your musical creativity freely, express yourself confidently, and forge lasting connections with fellow musicians.
  5. Performance Opportunities:
    We believe that performance is integral to the learning process. Throughout the year, we provide various platforms for you to showcase your musical talents and gain valuable stage experience. These performance opportunities not only enhance your skills but also cultivate confidence and poise in your performance abilities.

Studio Location

Conveniently located in Washington, our Studio serves as a welcoming haven for budding musicians across the North East. Here’s how to find us:

Sweet Symphony School of Music
Speculation House
Speculation Place
Tyne and Wear
NE37 2AP


Each Teacher sets their own rate of tuition, so prices vary slightly between Teachers.

Tuition is paid on the 1st of the month and is a fixed monthly flat-rate payment.

For more information on our pricing and cancellation policies, please click here.

“Matilda is loving her online Ukulele Lessons! It’s great to keep going while we’re at home and gives her something to focus on.”

Susan, mum of young Ukulele Student

Ukulele FAQ

There are several different sizes of Ukulele – which size do I need?

Check out our blog post to help explain the different sizes of Ukulele, and to guide you as to which size you’ll need.

Can I sit Ukulele exams?

Yes, you can! We currently use the LCM exam syllabus with our Ukulele Students, which offers officially-accredited exams for Ukulele players.

Do I need to bring my own Ukulele to my lesson?

Students will need their own instrument for lessons, and for home practice. Ukuleles are cheap and can be bought for as little as £20! If you’re unsure what you’re looking for, speak to us and we’ll be able to guide you.

How much are your Ukulele Lessons?

All our tuition is paid as a fixed flat-rate monthly price. Tuition rates vary according to Teacher. For more information on prices, please click here.

Ready to Start Strumming?

Whether you’re a young aspiring musician or a retiree looking for a new hobby, Sweet Symphony School of Music welcomes Ukulele enthusiasts of all ages and levels. Take the first step towards Ukulele mastery and join our vibrant musical community today! Contact us today or just click below to book your spot! Let’s make music together!