Ukulele Lessons at Focus Music

If you've ever dreamed of strumming a happy tune and feeling the warmth of tropical vibes, then learning to play the ukulele is the perfect musical adventure for you or your child. At Focus Music, we believe in the power of music to inspire and bring joy, and our ukulele lessons provide an excellent opportunity to embark on a melodic journey. With experienced instructors and a comprehensive curriculum, Focus Music offers outstanding ukulele lessons for beginners and intermediate players. In this article, we will explore the unique charm of the ukulele and highlight the resources available at Focus Music to foster your musical growth.

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What we offer


Tailored Learning

  • Personalized learning experience with a curriculum designed to suit your individual goals and skill level.
  • Customized lesson plans to focus on your specific musical interests, ensuring you stay motivated and engaged.
  • Flexible teaching approach that adapts to your learning style, allowing you to progress at your own pace.

Progressive Curriculum

  • As your child explores their musical potential, they will progress through carefully structured grades (Grade 1 to 8) within the AMEB system. Similar to coloured belts in martial arts, each grade represents a new level of skill and accomplishment and introduce new techniques, musical concepts, and repertoire.

Diverse Musical Styles

  • Explore a wide range of musical genres including classical, jazz, pop, rock, and more.
  • Learn to play your favourite songs and delve into the techniques and nuances of different musical styles.
  • Gain a well-rounded musical education by discovering and appreciating various genres, expanding your musical horizons.

Qualified Instructors

  • Learn from experienced and highly qualified instructors who are passionate about music education.
  • Our instructors have professional backgrounds and extensive knowledge in their respective instruments.
  • Receive expert guidance and personalized feedback to help you develop proper technique, musicality, and overall proficiency.

Performance Opportunities

  • Showcase your progress and boost your confidence through regular performance opportunities at the Mid-Year and End of Year Concerts as well as other events throughout the year.
  • Gain valuable stage experience, develop your performance skills, and foster a sense of accomplishment and pride in your musical journey

Choose your Teacher

Greg Barnett

Guitar | Bass Guitar | Ukulele
Greg has been teaching and playing for over 20 years. After graduating from the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford, UK he made his way to Australia to continue his teaching career down under. Greg has a flexible teaching approach, basing his lessons off the AMEB Rockschool syllabus, with an emphasis...
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More about Ukulele at Focus Music

The Magic of the Ukulele: The ukulele is a captivating instrument that evokes feelings of happiness, relaxation, and tropical bliss. Its small size, vibrant sound, and accessible playing techniques make it an ideal choice for beginners, including children. Here are a few reasons why learning the ukulele is a wonderful musical endeavor:

1. Quick Learning Curve: Compared to other instruments, the ukulele has a relatively gentle learning curve. Its four strings and compact size make it easier to grasp chord shapes and strumming patterns, enabling beginners to start playing songs quickly.

2. Portable and Versatile: The ukulele's compact size and lightweight nature make it highly portable, allowing you to take your music anywhere. Its versatile sound suits a wide range of musical styles, including pop, folk, rock, reggae, and more.

3. Joyful and Engaging: Strumming the ukulele brings an instant smile to your face. Its bright, cheerful sound uplifts spirits and creates a joyful atmosphere. Playing the ukulele is a source of enjoyment and a wonderful way to engage with music.

We are passionate about providing a nurturing environment for aspiring musicians to learn and grow. Our ukulele lessons are designed to cater to students of all ages and skill levels, fostering a love for music while developing essential skills. Here's what you can expect from ukulele lessons at Focus Music:

1. Customized Curriculum: Our ukulele lessons are tailored to suit individual goals and preferences. Whether you're interested in strumming popular songs, exploring different musical genres, or delving into ukulele techniques, our instructors will guide you along a personalized learning path.

2. Experienced Instructors: Focus Music boasts a team of experienced ukulele instructors who are not only skilled musicians but also passionate about teaching. They create a supportive and encouraging environment, ensuring that each student receives the attention and guidance they need to progress.

3.  Performance Opportunities: We believe that showcasing talent is an integral part of the learning process. Throughout the year, Focus Music organizes recitals, concerts, and other performance opportunities, giving students a chance to shine on stage and build their confidence as performers.

Rockschool Ukulele Syllabus: Focus Music also offers ukulele lessons based on the highly regarded Rockschool syllabus, accredited by the Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB). The Rockschool Ukulele Syllabus provides a structured approach to learning, focusing on developing technical skills, musicality, and performance abilities. Here are some key features of the Rockschool Ukulele Syllabus:

1. Progressive Graded System: The syllabus covers Initial Grade to Grade 8, allowing students to progress steadily while building a strong foundation in ukulele playing. Each grade introduces new techniques, musical concepts, and repertoire.

2. Diverse Musical Styles: The Rockschool syllabus encompasses various musical genres, including pop, rock, reggae, folk, and more. This diversity exposes students to different playing styles, expanding their musical horizons.

3. Performance-focused Assessments: Rockschool examinations assess not only technical proficiency but also the ability to perform with confidence and musical expression. This approach encourages creativity, stage presence, and a deeper understanding of music.

Learning to play the ukulele at Focus Music is a gateway to musical exploration and pure enjoyment. With a customized curriculum, experienced instructors, and access to the Rockschool Ukulele Syllabus, Focus Music provides a nurturing and inspiring environment for ukulele enthusiasts of all ages. Unleash your musical spirit and embark on a melodic adventure by contacting us below.