Wall of assorted ukuleles

Ukulele: Beginner 1


Every Monday • 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. • Room 18/Zoom

September 12, 19, 26 • October (3 cancelled), 10, 17, 24, 31 • November 7, 14, (21 no class), 28 • December 5

Intersession: December 12, (19 & 26 no class) • January (2 no class), 9

Click here for information about connecting to OLLI zoom classes. (OLLI members only)

Prerequisites: A desire to learn and have fun. 

Required: A ukulele, an electronic tuner, a music stand and the book “Essential Elements for Ukulele Method Book 1” by Marty Gross, Hal Leonard Publisher, ISBN 978-1480393882. It is under $10 online. No ability to read music is required.  

Find out what the ukulele craze is all about. In this course, you will learn a dozen chords and see that the ukulele can play any kind of music you could imagine. You’ll leave the first class able to play a few songs. You’ll be amazed at what you can play by the end of the semester!

Instructors/Coordinators: Jill Patterson and Jan Tapley    
Technical Coordinator: Cynthia Welch

Useful links PDF File

Click here for additonal resources for all ukulele classes (OLLI members only)

Click here for the Members Only Ukulele Absolute Beginners web page with class resources.

Check out the presentation about our ukulele courses that we made for the Fall Open House.