Welcome to Chicks with Picks Melbourne

About

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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LIVE AND ONLINE

 

ENROL NOW for 2021!

 

Chicks with Picks Melbourne offers guitar, ukulele and songwriting lessons live and online. If you’re stuck at home looking at that neglected instrument in the corner and thinking, it might be time to while away some hours learning to strum some songs, drop us a line at chickswithpicksmelbourne@gmail.com.  We’re here to get you picking and strumming to your favourite songs from the comfort of your own home or live in the studio. Now you can learn from anywhere in world.

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WE’RE STILL HERE

The last 18 months of Chicks with Picks Melbourne has been a challenge. But, we've made it through four lockdowns and into our fifth. I've learned to change tack really quickly and can now offer classes online via Zoom as well as live - when we can. Lately we've been...

We’re ONLINE!

 Chicks with Picks Melbourne is now offering guitar, ukulele and songwriting lessons online. If you’re stuck at home looking at that neglected instrument in the corner and thinking, it might be time to while away some hours learning to strum some songs, drop us a...

Guitars Forever. Jenny Barrett, 2019

Guitars Forever. Jenny Barrett, 2019 I’m currently enjoying a Chicks with Picks time, but I first heard guitar at home in the 1950s when I was just 4 years old. I was transported by the sounds. My mother, Alice, had played electric guitar in dance bands and at parties...

Melbourne Ukulele Festival

We are excited to announce that we will be playing at the Melbourne Ukulele Festival on Saturday 14th March. We will be presenting a performance at 3.30pm. Then at 4.15pm we will invite everyone to join us for a Jam session. Bring your ukulele to play along with us!...