Welcome to Chicks with Picks Melbourne


Chicks with Picks Melbourne is a music teaching business run by Helen Begley from Melbourne. She is dedicated to teaching women and girls to play ukulele, guitar and write songs to share at gigs, community festivals and social strumming occasions. Honorary Chicks (Blokes) welcome!

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ENROL NOW for 2019!

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Contact Helen to join a group or have private lessons.



We are pleased to announce that we will be performing at this year’s Surrey Hills Music Festival. It’s a wonderful free community event that happens each year in November. It is a celebration of community music making and boasts a program of...

Events: Newport Folk Festival

Newport Folk Festival, Melbourne 29th -30th June, Market Street, Newport. Chicks with Picks Melbourne will appear en masse at Newport Folk Festival on Sunday 30th  June at 1pm on the Market Street Stage. www.newportfolkfestival.org.au   Come...


We are now taking Enrolments for Term 3, 2019 at our sites in Sth Caulfield and Brunswick.


Chicks with Picks Melbourne is looking for an Administrative Assistant. Check out the job description. Send us your CV, and a covering email telling us what you would bring to the job and your contact details. We look forward to hearing from...