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Ukulele for Fun 101

Every Monday • 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. • Room 18

September 11, 18, 25 • October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 • November 6, 13, (20 break), 27 • December 4, *December 11, 18, (25 break) • January (1 break), 8

Prerequisites : A desire to learn and have fun, a tunable ukulele, an electronic tuner, a music stand and a sense of rhythm.

UKULELE!! No ability to read music is required. We’ll start with the basics and progress each week to build proficiency and confidence using songs from “The Daily Ukulele” and other resources. Just fun and friends!

*This class continues to meet during the intersession on the dates following the asterisk above.

Instructors : Leland Akasaki and Linda Callen     Coordinator : Linda Callen


Instructional handouts:

EZ-Chords and Alternate Notations for Non Music ReadersPDF File

Ukulele for Fun 101PDF File

Jeff's Annotated Student Ukulele Chord ChartsPDF File

Chord Transposing WheelPDF File

Basic Blues Rolling 6thPDF File

Links to useful ukulele websitesPDF File

32 Ukulele Strumming PatternsPDF File

Links to websites providing ukulele score sheets you can download:

Richard G's Ukulele Songbook website:  http://www.scorpexuke.com

Halifax Ukulele Gang Songbook:  https://halifaxukulelegang.wordpress.com/hug-songbook/

Download music sheets for this class here: