Online or In-person (eventually)

Ukulele Songwriting Piano & Singing

 

(choose one, or combine into each lesson)

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Lessons

  • choose one type of lesson, or combine two - for example, Ukulele only, or Ukulele + Songwriting

  • online (anywhere), or in or near Belchertown, MA (01007)

  • in-person can be at your home, or at the teacher's home

  • for beginning learners ages 7 to 97

  • small group lessons (up to 3 people) also available

  • one-time or ongoing group workshops are available, too

Ukulele Lessons

(Individual or Small Group)

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  • Lessons cover strumming, fretting chords, moving between chords, and finger-picking.

  • You can bring your own ukulele, but Dave has ukuleles you can try out for your first lesson, and can give advice on buying your own. 

  • You choose what types of music and/or specific songs you would like to learn. 

Dave Maloof teaches ukulele both to individuals and in group workshops, and plays ukulele (and sings) in performance around New England.

Songwriting Lessons (1 or 2 Individuals)

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  • Learn how write a songwords and music – on any topic, in any style.

  • Songwriting can be done with a piano, ukulele, or both. 

  • You supply your own writing materials or devices (laptop, tablet, phone).  Dave brings a portable, battery-powered keyboard (with built-in speakers) to each lesson, which helps the songwriter learn some music theory while writing songs.

Dave has been writing songs since he was 18 years old,  performing his songs for 12 years, and

taught for over 30 years.

offered as part of Songwriting or Ukulele Lessons:

Piano

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  • learn chords and melody

  • choose a style of music and/or specific songs to learn

  • use your own keyboard, or one that Dave will provide during lessons

Singing

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  • basic technique, (breathing, body position, mental approach + more) 

  • you can choose the song(s) to be learned, practiced and sung.

Dave Maloof has played piano since he was 16 years old,

and studied singing technique with a university voice professor.

FAQ

What ages are lessons for?

All lessons are intended for ages 7 to 97.

What will lessons cost?

Cost depends on where/how lessons take place (including in-person or remote), the length of the lesson, and the number of students – the more students per lessons, the lower the cost per-student. (You also can save money by buying a six-ticket lesson plan.) For your specific costs, contact Dave

How do I schedule lessons, or ask other questions?

Contact Dave using the form below, or call or text: 413-695-1289.