Dani Joy Music Academy

Supportive Online Learning

This is a safe place for students to ask questions, explore musical curiosities, find gentle challenges to inspire critical thinking and meet friends from around the world who share the same interests.

-Classes taught LIVE weekly via Zoom

All classes are recorded for further study by any current students and stored in the Academy Archive for future Academy members.

-Our support team is hear to help you get setup with online learning


Students are taught by professional touring musicians Dani Joy & Perry Stauffer, artists of Romero Creations instruments.

All curriculum for the Academy has been created by the artists, using their personal techniques of study. Music theory is broken down into understandable, applicable sections and students are given practice guide videos, audio samples, PDFs & Guitar Pro files to assist with at-home study. 

Music Theory


Self Expression

Mission Statement

As your teachers, we vow to guide you with gentle and compassionate understanding. We promise to listen to you, to assist with your struggles and to celebrate with your victories. We will search for songs to inspire you and we will nurture a caring, joyful community that will support you like a family.

This is our mission.

Dani Joy & Perry Stauffer

Instructors , Dani Joy Music Academy

Schedule of Classes

All classes are taught in 3 weekly, 1 hour sessions.

Classes are recorded and provided to students for further study.

Beginning Ukulele

Ready to take the leap? Dani Joy will be there to catch you and show you around the wonderful world of ukulele. 

Beginning Ukulele 2.0

Do you ever get lost during a jam because you looked away from your chart? Dani Joy will help you train your ear to understand music in a whole new way in this easy class. 

Blues Ukulele

Express yourself in ways that words cannot through this eye opening look into the Blues with Perry Stauffer. 

Jazz Ukulele

From St Louis Blues to Mr Sandman, find that dazzle you’ve been craving with Perry Stauffer in this fun and challenging Chord/Melody Class. 


Low end Baby! There’s nothin’ like the power of a bass your hands, and the ukulele bass is so easy to handle! Learn how to lead your band in this groovin’ class. 

Fingerstyle Ukulele

Looking to add a little sophstication to your ukulele style? Open up your world by using all of your fingers and see just what you’re capable of creating all by yourself.



Lyrics, melodies, self-expression, inspiration, games, comradery. 

If these words make your heart sing then you’ll love this converstaional group class. 

*Songwriting: Free event

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Upcoming Events

Online Festivals, Workshops, Concerts & Celebrity Guest Workshops.

Glampout Begins








April 23-25: Glampout 2021

A Creative Ukulele Online Retreat


Featuring artists Daniel Ho, Victoria Vox, Perry Stauffer, Jack Maher, Pepe Romero Jr & Ohana Ukuleles. Brand new Workshops, Artist Tours, Concerts, Open Mic, Moonlight Strum, Yoga and lots of opportunity for participants to show off their Creative Expression through Glampsite Tours, Open Mic, Show-and-Tell, & Social Hours. 

Upcoming Events

Online Festivals, Workshops, Concerts & Celebrity Guest Workshops.

Academy Guest Speaker Daniel Ho

May Finger style Class: Pineapple Mango

Monday May 17, 6pm pst

*Must be current student to attend

Join us for a special guest teacher session with 6 time Grammy Winning Artist Daniel Ho as he guides us through some of the finer details of his original song Pineapple Mango from his album with Dani Joy called Drop in my Flower.




Meet your Teachers

Dani Joy & Perry Stauffer

Dani Joy

Dani Joy is a performing musical artist of Romero Creations who is best known for her ability to weave her crooning alto vocals together with complex campanella fingerpicking accompaniment through original music.

For nearly a decade she has been entrancing audiences across the globe, inviting them in with her velvet vocals and compassionate style of teaching. She has just finished her newest project, an album of original songs in partnership with world-music artist Daniel Ho, titled “Drop In My Flower”

Perry Stauffer

Perry Stauffer is a multi-instrumentalist who enjoys recreating old time swing music with ukulele, upright bass, baritone uke and guitar. He often accompanies Dani Joy in concert, showcasing bluesy solos and laying down strong, foundational bass lines. 

Academy Archive


Academy Members have access to the Class Archive, a treasure trove of tutorial videos and PDF’s of all classes taught since May 2020.

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Email with questions: support@danijoymusic.com


Portland, Or

Library Hours

Thurs – Sat : 10am – 6pm
Sun : Closed
Mon – Wed : 10am – 8pm


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