Just starting ukulele? Short of time?
Come to Absolute Beginners Ukulele Bootcamp ... absolutely FREE.
Julie, Keryn and John's free mini Absolute Beginners Ukulele Bootcamp will run on Wednesday evening 19 February 2020. Attendance is specifically for Absolute Beginners. Group size is limited to 15-20 participants.
Players who already know C, F & G7, please don't apply.
At Absolute Beginners Ukulele Bootcamp we do the hard yards. In true Bootcamp style, there’ll be lots of boring basics, and dreadful drill and practice to build your strength and confidence. We aim to get through a lot of material in each session. You’re unlikely to master each skill at Bootcamp, and you need to commit to 10-15 minutes practice most days of the week following your Bootcamp session to consolidate what you learn.
The course is designed to help you structure your own practice sessions. It covers the parts of the ukulele, habits of practice, finger dexterity, ear training, basic music theory and clues from sheet music, reading rhythms, interpreting ukulele chord diagrams and songsheets, strumming technique, strum patterns, picking patterns, chord shapes for Am, Am7, C, C6, D, D7, F, G, and G7, chord placement drills, common chord changes and progressions, 12 bar blues ... and ultimately ... playing and singing songs.
Bring your ukulele and tuner. No notetaking required! You'll be too busy anyway. Detailed notes with supporting resources are emailed to participants after the session.
Please email questions about the course to Keryn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: Bulimba Brisbane City Council Library, Meeting Room 1,
Cnr Riding Road & Oxford Street, Bulimba Q 4171.
Dates: Wednesday 19 February 2020
Time: Arrive at 6:45 pm for a 7:00 pm sharp start. Session runs from 7:00-9:00 pm.
Registration: Registrations close 7:00 pm on Friday 14 February 2020.
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