The Ukulele Academy: Absolute Beginner to Real Musician!
What you'll learn
- Learn how to play ANY song without other tutorials
- Harness music theory to play creatively and expressively
- Master confident performing
- Understand different chord types to shape your musical style
- Realize how the ukulele's anatomy affects your playing
- No previous musical experience required
- Have access to a ukulele to follow along
- Be ready to learn!
"This course is absolutely excellent ...I've looked at YouTube and other videos, but they all seemed to start "in the middle" and left me perplexed...This course unlocked ALL the mysteries and left me feeling like now I really can learn this instrument. And Andrew is charming, engaging, and fun." - Anne
"It’s only been two lessons so far and I’m already making progress!!" - Ciana
"Andrew is a very good teacher. His love of music comes through and his gentle approach is encouraging. Great voice too!" - Pat
"The course is a resource I expect to go back to time and time again." - Fay
"10/10 will recommend to others looking to pick up an instrument." - David
Andrew Smith's core belief is that anyone can play music, yes...that means you! And now, his highly-rated premium ukulele course is available on Udemy! It is designed for both complete beginners as well as somewhat-established ukulele players who want to start playing, fast. You can play and understand music in no time! The songs you learn in the course are the types of songs that inspire you to play. Andrew simplifies complicated musical topics with straight-forward, structured, and energetic teaching - so get ready to make music like a seasoned musician! After completing The Ukulele Academy, you will be able to play any song you want without needing other ukulele tutorial videos.
Are you ready to make music? Let's get going!
Who this course is for:
- Complete ukulele beginners - even those who might consider themselves "not musical"
- Amateur ukulele players who want to understand music better
"I hope you decide to either begin or continue your musical journey today, and I would be honored to help you do that. Let's start making music!" - Andrew J. Smith
Andrew received his degree in Music Education from Bob Jones University - a regionally accredited institution, and upon graduating with honors, began touring with a Christian band. He has been teaching music for over nine years, and loves being able to share music with thousands of people across the globe through both teaching and performing.
Andrew's musical experiences began in the 7th grade when he taught himself how to play trumpet. In high school, he competed and placed in several state-wide trumpet, voice, and music theory competitions, and band and choir competitions were the highlight of his school year. Through all of this, the fretted instrument family (ukulele, guitar, dulcimer, etc.) quickly became his primary instruments.
Andrew believes that everyone can experience playing an instrument for themselves - that it is not reserved for a select few "talented" people. He believes the secret to getting better at music is not in simply receiving quality content, but in learning that content in a way that makes sense. In other words, it's not what you learn, but how you learn it! Learning music is just like learning to walk - you have to take the first step before attempting the second. If you don't, you are going to end up frustrated and confused. That is why Andrew strives to create courses that not only provide quality course materials, but are structured in a straight-forward, sequential order.