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 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.


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...


Chicks With Picks Melbourne's ukulele and guitar students are delighted to be appearing at Surrey Hills Music Festival in Melbourne. We will be playing at Holy Trinity Church, Corner of Union Road and Montrose Street, 3pm Saturday 17th November. Hope to see you there...