Private Music Lessons and Workshops in San Diego
Ukulele, Singing and Guitar
What you’ll learn in the LEVEL 1 “Intro to the Ukulele for Absolute Beginners“:
- Learn the 4 strings and how to tune them
- Learn how to hold your ukulele
- Learn which fingers to use when strumming
- Learn one finger, two finger and three finger chords
- Learn how to read a chord chart
- Learn several strumming patterns
- Learn a song (or two or three!)
What you’ll learn in the LEVEL 2 ukulele lessons:
- Rhythmic and more advanced strumming patterns
- Barre chords
- Learn individual notes on the ukulele
- Intro to finger picking
- How to change your ukulele strings
- Learn more songs of your choosing!
What you’ll learn in the LEVEL 3 ukulele lessons:
- Moving chords up the neck
- Music theory
- Musical scales
- Playing chords and melodies together
- Learn how to read music
- Finger pick melodies
Private Singing Lessons
Singing feels good to the soul and should be fun!
What we learn in the intro and beginning singing lessons:
- Breath control
- Body awareness
- Body and voice warm-ups
- Vocal exercises at the piano that extend vocal dynamics and vocal range
- Learn to carry a tune
- Correct off-pitch singing
- Visualization exercises for calming nerves and clearing the mind
- You can pick your own songs or genres for more singing enjoyment!
Private Lesson Rates:
- 4 – 30 minute lessons held each week: $125/month
- 4 – 60 minute lessons held each week: $240/month
- Single 60 minute lesson: $75
Music lessons are available at our home music studio in University Heights Close to the 163 and 8 freeways near Balboa Park in San Diego. Located on the second floor that requires walking up and down steep steps. No handicap or elevator access.
Wil Forbis teaches: all levels of CGEA and DGBE ukulele tunings as well as guitar.
Alison Marae teaches: intro, beginning and intermediate levels of CGEA ukulele tuning. She also teaches intro and beginning levels of DGBE ukulele tuning. Alison also offers singing lessons.
CONTACT US to schedule your lessons!