Ukelele Lessons - Trenton



Ukulele teachers

Strum your way to joy at any age with Ukulele lessons at Ardens Music. Our instructors make learning accessible and enjoyable for everyone, from young beginners to those seeking a charming addition to their musical repertoire later in life. The ukulele's cheerful tones create a unique and delightful experience, making it an ideal instrument for learners of all ages. Join us in discovering the simple yet enchanting world of the ukulele, where age is no barrier to the joy of strumming and creating beautiful melodies.

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Alison Burke

Alison has been an active member of the music scene in Quinte for many years. Winning a multiple of performance arts awards in her youth, Alison now does session work in vocals, solo performances, band performances and more. Teaching since 2023, Alison's main focus is Pop, Folk, Rock, Soul, and Blues.

Ben Vandergaast

Ben is a graduate of the music program at Centennial College and has been a mainstay in the Quinte music scene for most of his life. He currently performs solo, as well as as a session musician with many local acts including Miss Emily out of Kingston. Ben has been teaching at Arden's since 2017. His main focus is Contemporary, Rock, Jazz, Blues, & Folk.

Courtney Keywan

Courtney is a graduate of New England Conservatory Of Music and has been teaching and performing for most of his life. Courtney has been teaching at Arden's since 2020. His main focus is Rock, & Jazz.

Graham Flett

Graham studied music in Canada, Netherlands and the UK (York University, Koninklijk Conservatorium, and Brunel University, respectively) and has worked mostly as a contemporary composer and songwriter. As, a teacher he taught many styles of music to a range of students for numerous years. He has been teaching at Arden's since 2022.

Taylor Van Kessel

Taylor has been an active member of the music scene in Quinte for many years. Holding a wide skill set between performing classical guitar as a solo artist, to the other end of the spectrum with metal acts. Taylor has been teaching at Arden's since 2017. His main focus is Rock, Classical Guitar, and Metal.

Ron Nicholas

Ron got his start studying classical guitar & from there branched out to spend years on the road in touring bands. He has been teaching at Arden's since 2008. His main focus is Blues, Rock, Folk, and Bluegrass.

Donna Douglas

Donna Douglas studied the Royal Conservatory piano method under Bev Dafoe at Arden's Music until she was accepted to the Queen's University Bachelor of Music program in 1992. From Queen's University Donna earned both a Bachelor of Music degree, majoring in piano and music education, and a Bachelor of Education degree with a specialty in teaching instrumental music.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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HOW DO OUR LESSONS WORK?

Our music lessons are half-hour, weekly, one-on-one sessions that are held at our in-store teaching facilities. Hour-long lessons are also available for students, depending on their goals and experience level.

HOW MUCH DO LESSONS COST?

We charge monthly for lessons. The amounts charged take into account the number of weeks, holidays and closures with the exception of the Christmas break. The closure at Christmas will be deducted automatically from December lessons billing.Automatic billing occurs on the 1st of every month. 
Lessons are $113.00 monthly
** Monday Lessons are $108.00 Monthly to Compensate for Statutory Holiday closures

WHEN ARE THE LESSONS AND HOW DO I SIGN UP?

You can sign up at any time! To contact us for lessons availability and to sign up, choose your location below:

WHAT IF I CAN'T MAKE A LESSON?

We do not offer makeups for student absences. Any store closures will be posted on our social media, and makeup lessons will be scheduled in a timely manner.

HOW DO I CANCEL MY LESSONS?

To cancel lessons, email your store below. All cancellations MUST be made by the 15th of the month prior to prevent billing for the following month.


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