Before creating MK Fingerstyle Academy I spent the better part of 2 years talking with as many of you as possible to try to understand what challenges you face when learning the ukulele. The majority of students on social media posting on my channels or public forums face a combination of the following challenges:
Once I had a better idea of the common challenges faced by the international online ukulele community, I used my 10 + years experience of teaching privately, Bachelors and Masters degrees in classical music performance, research on pedagogical approaches to online education, and videography skills to create educational material that answer all the challenges listed above. The true power of MK Fingerstyle Academy is that it:
MK Fingerstyle Academy is my way to use music as a mean to support my family. Ultimately though, it was created to serve the online ukulele community and I wouldn't have been to able to create it without the amazing support of my followers and students who sent me messages, requests, emails, videos, and participated in live events and lessons. Your patience and passion are the driving force behind the academy and it wouldn't have been possible without you.
You have my sincere gratitude,