Ukulele Class

Beginner Ukulele Class

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Come learn ukulele in a fun and relaxed group setting. In this class, we’ll learn the fundamentals of ukulele playing while developing personal musicianship skills that are applicable to any instrument. By the end of the course, you’ll impress your friends and family by singing and playing your favorite tunes. Come jam with us!

WHAT:  Seven 45-minute classes
DAY/TIME:  Thursdays 4:00-4:45
DATE: January 11-February 22

LOCATION:  Studio 88 (Behind DQ)
AGES:  All ages welcome (Grade 3 – adult recommended)
COST:  $105
REGISTRATION/PAYMENT DUE: Friday, December 22, 2017

*There are no make-up lessons or classes
**There are a minimum amount of registrations for the class to run.

 

REQUIRED:  Ukulele (Soprano or Concert)
Recommendations: Hola! Concert Ukulele on Amazon or Kala Soprano Ukulele on Amazon)

*I personally prefer the concert Ukulele just because they’re ever so slightly bigger.

OPTIONAL (strongly encouraged):  Clip-on tuner on Amazon or Guitar Tuna app

     

Disclaimer: The recommended products contain affiliate links which simply means that I make a very small percentage of any sales without it costing you any extra.

 

 

PURPOSE/GOALS OF THE CLASS:

To develop students’ comprehensive musicianship through ukulele instruction and motivation for making music. The curriculum and class format are designed to inspire and encourage personal musicianship, creativity, musical collaboration, and an atmosphere of fun.

SKILLS:

  • Ukulele fundamentals, including hand position/posture and tuning
  • Strumming patterns
  • 9 Chords
  • Over 20 songs (folk and popular)
  • Triple meter rhythm patterns (macro, micro, divisions)
  • Resting tone and harmonic function in major and minor
  • Major tonal patterns (tonic, dominant, subdominant)
  • Minor tonal patterns (tonic, dominant)
  • Duple vs. triple meter  plus rhythm patterns (macro, micro, divisions)

 

QUESTIONS:

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HOW TO PAY:

Check: Made payable to Studio 88 must be received by December 22, 2017
Mail to: Studio 88
122 Lamar St. Suite 104
Bluffton, IN 46714

Paypal: to this Paypal email address

 

 

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