Ukulele


The ukulele is one of the most versatile, least expensive and easiest to learn of the stringed instruments. Learn how to play simple tunes as you explore the history of the ukulele, musical genres common to the ukulele and various styles of playing. You do not need to be able to read music, but will in fact become familiar with printed chord charts as well as learning a variety of strums and styles of playing. During the course short video clips will be shown on well known and excellent exponents of the ukulele around the world. Information on how and where to access acceptable material off the internet will be given as well as listings of local and overseas ukulele clubs and identities.

The emphasis is on having fun and being given the knowledge of how to continue your learning experience by yourself.

Materials
Pen and pencil
$40 to purchase a pre-tuned Ukulele from John (optional). If you already have a ukulele bring it along. John sells them at his cost and pre tunes the instruments, saving everyone time at the first lesson.

Learning Outcomes
To be able to play a variety of chords;
Thus enabling the student to play in a few different keys;
The student will be able to play a few different strum styles relevant to the song style and tempo;
The ability to read song sheets written for the ukulele;
The above outcomes will produce the capability to begin to play a number of different tunes by the end of the course;
The student will be able to explore further ways to learn new songs and improve his playing ability;
Knowledge obtained on the world of ukulele, ie artists, events, instrument availability, recorded material, film, websites and club activity;
The student will be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of how the ukulele can provide fun and entertainment.

Please note:
All courses need a minimum number of students to run. If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to the commencement and you will be informed. For your convenience information about class cancellations or changes are made initially via email and SMS, please ensure these details are correct.

$110 Limited inc GST / $¤99
Ukulele

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