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Ukulele Classes in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain & Sharjah

Get Ukulele classes in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain & Sharjah from Melodica Music Center. “There’s something about the Ukulele that just makes you smile. It makes you let your guard down. It brings out the child in all of us”-Jake Shimabukuro (World class Ukulele performer).

Melodica Music Center offers private Ukulele classes for kids and adults in Dubai & Abu Dhabi. Ukuleles are easy-to-learn instruments, making them suitable for beginners. The Ukulele suits anyone, so you should consider taking Ukulele classes and learning to play chords.

The Ukulele

Ukulele is a Hawaiian instrument that is a good alternative for kids who are not ready to play the guitar yet. It is a small, light, portable, and playable instrument. Kids and adults can play the ukulele. It’s such a fun and easy instrument to play. The ukulele’s special sound makes it so dear to most players. It just sounds so simple but unique. It can be heard on some popular recordings of famous musicians such as Jason Mraz, Sungha Jung, Taylor Swift, and many more

Ukulele classes for kids – Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain & Sharjah

These ukulele classes in Dubai & Abu Dhabi are prepared for kids as young as 4 up to 6 years old.  In the Ukulele classes for kids, the Ukulele lessons will start with learning the open string notes, scale exercises, and note values. After some progress, the student will start playing simple melodies like Happy Birthday, Ode to Joy, and many more. The student will also learn some basic chords besides playing song melodies. Our Ukulele classes for kids have easier chords compared to the guitar, so most students find it easier to play simple songs in Ukulele classes in just a few lessons.

Ukulele lessons for beginners 8 years old and teens

This Ukulele lessons in Dubai & Abu Dhabi are especially focused on older kids from 8 years old. The student will learn ukulele lessons for open string notes, melodies, and basic chords. After some progress in the ukulele lessons, the student will start learning to read Tablature and play advanced melodies, rhythm styles, and techniques. Your ukulele teacher will guide you in learning your favorite tunes. Even guitar songs can be played on the ukulele. Everything can be transcribed into a Ukulele version. There’s so much possibility of pieces.

Ukulele Classes for Adults- Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain & Sharjah

Melodica Offers Ukulele classes for adults in Dubai & Abu Dhabi. Regardless of your age, learning Ukulele is never too late. Your advantage in learning stringed instruments is your well-developed and stronger fingers. Chords and melodies will be much easier to play on Ukulele. Your ability to easily understand a musical concept as an adult is also a huge factor in your learning process. Your Ukulele lesson will begin with learning proper playing posture and hand position. In your Ukulele lessons, you will start working out on basic chords and rhythm styles. In between chord exercises, your ukulele teacher will oversee your progress and will provide you with extra materials or songs where you can apply these exercises. Ukulele lessons for an adult are catered towards the goal set from the beginning. Many adult students have set their goal to play their favorite tunes after a few months. Some wanted to be professional players who could play various styles and pieces in Ukulele. Your Ukulele teacher will be there to guide you toward reaching your musical goals.

Meet Melodica Ukulele Teachers

We have an amazing team of Ukulele teachers in Dubai & Abu Dhabi with a degree in music education and longtime experience as professional Ukulele teachers and musicians. We constantly help improve our Ukulele teachers’ personal and skill development by providing them with Musical clinics, seminars, training, and performance opportunities. Learn Ukulele lessons from our talented Ukulele teachers in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain & Sharjah. Meet and greet our Ukulele teachers in Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Sharjah

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Learn More About Ukulele

Ukulele comes in different sizes for different players. It is classified mainly as Soprano, Concert, Tenor and Bariton

It means “Jumping Flea” in Hawaiian word

It was invented in Hawaii in 1880’s which was thought to be based on Portuguese instruments

For the regular Soprano, Ukulele it is tuned G-C-E-A from the top to bottom string.

It is made of Nylon string

Chords of Ukulele are basically shortcut chords for guitar. Put a capo on the 5th fret of the guitar and play only the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th strings. That’s basically the Ukulele

Guitalele is a guitar-ukulele hybrid, that is, “a 1/4 size” guitar, a cross between a classical guitar and a tenor or baritone.

This instrument earned it’s place to be a world renowned Instrument. It has been used in many popular songs. The most popular and best-selling song was “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz in 2008.

Due to it’s soft sound, some brands now come with pickup. This is especially useful for playing loud in a large venue.

The first ukuleles were not for anyone. In fact, they were a sign of a Hawaiian royal.

The baritone is bigger compared to the Soprano. The tuning is similar with the regular guitar from the 4th string. That is D-G-B-E

The strings are made up of nylon which is stretchy especially if it’s new. It will soon stabilize upon days of regular playing and tuning.

Concert Ukulele is slightly bigger and longer version of the Soprano. The tuning is still the same. However, the sound is fuller due to its size.

Queen Liliuokalani – Aloha Oe is a traditional Hawaiian song, dating back to 1878, being composed by the Queen of Hawaii. It was mentioned in a cartoon movie Lilo and Stitch

Authentic one is made from Acacia Koa wood. It’s expensive to source out so many models are made from cheaper woods such has mahogany, maple, rosewood and sometimes plastic.

FAQ Ukulele

It is for everyone. It’s built as an instrument to play music. It’s a fun instrument for kids and adults to play. Many artist or musicians have used it in their music.

Yes, it is. The chords played in this instruments are easy and playable even for a first time learner.

Soprano. This is the standard & small which playable for kids.

Concert or Tenor Ukulele. These are bigger and longer than the standard Soprano.

The progress will be slower. It will be long enough before you can actually play your favorite songs or to reach your music goal.

If you attend your Ukulele lessons at least twice a week, and if you practice regularly then you will be able to play your favorite songs in no time.

It is. Both of them share same techniques such as strumming, picking or fingerstyle. The guitar however has more possibilities for other techniques due to its size and no. of strings.

Yes. Since your fingers are already trained to press the strings and it has the flexibility to reach notes. Not to mention you are already adept with picking or strumming the strings.

Try Tenor Ukulele. It is bigger than Soprano and Concert one.

Yes. You can try a Baritone Ukulele. It is a little bigger than Tenor and it has a tuning similar with the first 4 strings of the guitar. D-G-B-E. (from top)

Yes, it possible. You can pluck it as how a player does it in a guitar.

Your scale positions will be shorter but yes you can play lead. Try a Ukulele with pickup

It depends on your goal. If you are good with any of the two, you would learn the other one easily. Usually, This is recommended for kids as young as 4 years old. Due to its size, weight, and soft strings.

It is due to its size. The sound vibration in the body during strumming is low. However, there are some types of ukulele that rings louder like the bigger Concert, Tenor or Baritone.

Always wipe it with a soft cloth after playing and put it back to its case. This is to avoid damage and moisture buildup. Moisture causes the neck of the Ukulele to warp.