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Hi, I’m Alice. I’m an online ukulele teacher from Hamilton, New Zealand.

Music making is sheer fun. It’s also exciting, empowering, connecting, celebratory and healing.

You know music is magic. You wish you could get some of this fun into your life.

But you think you can’t. You’ve tried learning instruments in the past but it was just too hard.

I’d love to help you become a musician.

Playing ukulele is the fastest, funnest way into music making that I’ve ever found. 

Space music: moon songs for ukulele

Space music: moon songs for ukulele

My ukulele group, The Strumbles, is playing space-themed songs this week. Fifty years ago, some guys went for a walk on the moon. A couple of my friends were born around that time, and they're having a combined birthday celebration.
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Music and wellbeing

Music and wellbeing

This post is about how music is healing, in the widest sense of the word. It's a subject that's close to my heart. It underpins the reasons why I teach ukulele and make music in the way I do.
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Ukulele practice tips 3 –  forming habits

Ukulele practice tips 3 – forming habits

This post is about how to find time to practice the ukulele, in your already busy life. In order to play ukulele regularly you’ll need to form a new habit. Some people find this very easy and others may have to work at it.
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Singing with the ukulele

Singing with the ukulele

I'm a ukulele teacher, not a singing teacher. But singing is central to the way I teach and play ukulele. For me, the whole purpose of playing the ukulele is to sing songs. Singing is one of the great routes to joy.
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