Dan Willard teaches ukulele lessons on the soprano ukulele which is the most common type people start with. He teaches beginning to intermediate levels and all ages. Dan has over 30 years of ojai ukulele lessonsteaching experience, was assistant music director at Besant Hill School (Happy Valley School) from 1999-2003, and has been teaching at Ojai Valley School since 2002 and The Thacher School since 2007. He began serving as an assistant music teacher in the Ojai Unified School District elementary schools in 2017.

Lessons are $50/hr if you go to his home in Oak View or $60/hr if you want him to come to your home. Please contact us for rates if you reside outside of the Ojai Valley. Half hour and 45 minute lessons are also an option though it’s a 45 minute minimum if you want  him to come to you. Also available via Skype.

Subjects Covered:

  • Developing Technic
  • Reading Music
  • Chord strumming for vocal accompaniment
  • Jazz Improvisation
  • Playing by Ear