Note: Instruction is for the small size ukulele – soprano, concert or tenor.
Prerequisite required: an introductory course or equivalent
Instructor Barry Luft has decades of playing and teaching of acoustic instruments.
Course description: This course will include a review of basic chords in the main ukulele keys and useful strumming patterns to accompany singing. Other topics covered will include: 1) Finger Picking for song accompaniment, 2) Playing by Ear, 3) The Nashville Numbering System, 4) The Calypso Rhythm, and 5) Other topics on the whims of the instructor - too fierce to mention in print! Alumni are always welcome to register.
Prerequisite: an introductory course
What equipment is required by the student to bring to class?
A ukulele – soprano, concert or tenor, electronic tuner, loose-leaf 3-ring binder, pen or pencil.
What equipment will the instructor provide the students?
Photocopied handouts. A recorded CD of songs and techniques for students for “listening and learning.”
What level of competency should the student be at to attend this course?
A prerequisite is required – an introductory course or equivalent (a simple strum and a handful of cords).
Is this course available for drop-ins? No.
Is there anything else you would like the students to know about your class?
Lots of learning and fun!