Uschool provides extracurricular classroom instruction for grades 4-12

We produce musicians through an established classroom instrumental program on par with classical string, wind and choral training methods



Weekly Classroom Lessons

  • Extra curricular instruction for groups of 15-25 students in weekly classes with audio, online and print support materials
  • Students are first offered the Program in grade 4, advancing to intermediate and senior levels as they progress
  • Classes are designed to run for 30 weeks to align with the full school year
  • Instruction covers all basic elements of music: note reading, ear training, ensemble playing, melody, harmony and rhythm
  • Our instructors are professional musicians and music educators

Uschool introduces students to recording in the studio. Real world performance and media appearances offer our most advanced students opportunities to develop discipline, confidence and professionalism
The Method
Beginning in the 1960’s, J. Chalmers Doane created and implemented the method throughout Canada
  • Fundamental technique (position, posture, tone)
  • Ear training and sight reading
  • Picking and strumming (melody, harmony and rhythm)
  • Arranging (form, tempo and dynamics)
  • Singing and self-accompaniment
  • Playing (solo and ensemble)
  • Improvising


Lesson 1:
Holding a Uke

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