Meet the Instructors

Here at Rich's Ukuleles we are blessed to have five awesome instructors to help out our new ukulele owners.  They are all experienced, dedicated teachers who are just as excited to be on board as we are to have them.  I'm pleased to welcome them all to the team!

Erin Harrington
The Ukulele Rockers
Erin's Instagram Page
The Ukulele Rockers on Instagram
The Ukulele Rockers on Facebook
Erin's BUMS profile.

A singer-songwriter and performer in her acclaimed band Miss Elm, Erin specialises in ukulele, singing and keyboard. Having worked at Morris Brothers Music Store for many years, she knows ukuleles inside out, and enjoys adding weird and wonderful ukes to her growing collection. Erin performed at SPRUKE 2015 and toured interstate spreading the ukulele love to Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney and Perth. Erin became an official Lanikai Artist and Endorsee in 2019.

Shiraz Tilley

See Shiraz's full profile at - Raz on Twitter



In person and online (Zoom) lessons available.

I am a qualified Secondary Drama and Music Teacher (First Class Honours), I have worked with many demographics and have all the necessary Blue Card accreditation for school employment and home tuition. I have a love for music education and working with people to fulfil their musical passion.

My music lessons are tailored to the individual or duo and I work from the Music Education framework designed by Education Queensland. I offer a home studio boasting state of the art equipment in a comfortable and air conditioned setting in the heart of Milton.

Jack Fitzwalter
Jack's Profile at BUMS

Jack has a background in education and teaching ukulele to children and adults. Lessons are carefully prepared and follow up is given.  Jack holds both blue and yellow cards.  He's a great teacher who is patient with beginners. 

Vic KenaVic Kena
Vic Kena on YouTube
Vic Kena at BUMS
Vic is a professional ukulele musician with over 30yrs experience.  He has been teaching both ukulele and guitar for almost 20 yrs and since covid started Vic has recognised that online lessons are now becoming normal practice which he is drawing his attention to. 

He teaches students from the age of 6 to 60+ either one on one or in groups online, at schools, university, community social groups or his home studio.

One of his highlights is performing at The Byron bay Bluesfest with his group The Australian ukulele show where they were joined onstage by Jake Shimabukuro. 
He is the only Australian or New Zealand artist endorsed by internationally acclaimed Hawaiin ukulele company Kanilea in.
Your 1st lesson will set you up with good habits learning all the basic fundamentals that will get you playing straight away from how to hold your ukulele to playing your 1st song. 
Gavin MacKinney Gavin is the very first teacher we were able to get on board.  His enthusiasm for the ukulele and his years of experience as a teacher make him a perfect fit for Rich's Ukuleles.