Let It Snow! Ukulele Video Lesson

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Oh, the weather outside is frightful, here in Chicago. It was 8 degrees when I got up this morning, so…

Cub Scouts learn 4 songs in half an hour

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Recently, I taught a group of cub scouts at their den meeting. The cubs sounded great and had a lot…

Fun Music Class Today

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Today the band and orchestra students came with their instruments and the other students all played…

Etudes speed C to G7 change

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Our new book 21 Songs in 6 Days:Learn Ukulele the Easy Way gives the learner several practical tips…

Band and Orchestra students play with Ukuleles on Winter Songs

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My 5th grade students are learning "Winter Wonderland" and "Let It Snow" as two of our winter songs.…

To Strap or not to Strap

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Having a strap really helps! When I started to learn more complicated left and right hand patterns, the…

Ghost of John opens the door

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Ever since the custodians fixed my classroom door, it will not stay shut, unless you slam it. Whenever…

Teaching Upright Bass in Ukulele Class

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At my school, we have the fortunate problem of too many students interested in music and not enough teachers…

Can You REALLY Learn Ukulele in 20 Hours?

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  In his recent book, The First 20 Hours: How to Learn ANYTHING Fast, Josh Kaufman describes…

How I kept 28 5th graders engaged for 40 minutes on "3 Blind Mice."

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I'm now using online video lessons in my ukulele classes. The new online videos that are part of 21…