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Ongoing Ukulele Course, Lake Nite Learning, Lake Ginninderra College, Belconnen

Wednesdays 8 - 9.30pm 8 weeks
Starts: 9th May
Fee: $165 incl GST

How to enrol:
Online or by printable form:
https://secure-saturn.commercevault.com/lakenitelearning/secure.htm

Course Description:

This course follows on from the Beginners Music Literacy Via the Ukulele course.

The course will focus on:

1.Building self-accompanied singing song repertoire that uses the 15 beginner’s chords.
2.An introduction to finger-picking, ‘classical’ style ukulele, and ‘ukulele solos’.
3.More strumming techniques.
4.Ensemble playing.
5.Basic improvisation.
6.More reading skills for standard notation.
7.Reading tablatures (tab).

Prerequisites:
•Competent completion of Beginners Music Literacy Via the Ukulele, and/or…
•Ability to read and play simple melodies with the open position C-major scale in standard notation.
•Ability to easily play the basic chords C, F, G and G7.

Requirements:
•Ukulele
•A4 Display book
•Pencil
•Electronic tuner (optional)
•Music stand (optional)

Lesson 1
•Review of basics and overview of course syllabus.
•Fingerpicking arpeggios and accompaniment.
•Solo song study.

Lesson 2
•Tablature.
•Accompaniment song studies.
•Solo song study.

Lesson 3
•Accompaniment song studies.
•Solo song study.

Lesson 4
•Accompaniment song studies.
•Solo song study.

Lesson 5
•Ensemble playing.
•Song study.

Lesson 6
•Ensemble playing.
•Song study.

Lesson 7
•Ensemble playing.
•Introduction to improvisation.
•Song study.

Lesson 8
•Course review.
•More improvisation.
•Song study.
•Discussion on how to keep on improving.

Jay Lee is a multi-instrumentalist who loves the uke. He plays ukulele, guitar, bass, machete de Braga, kalimba, recorder, harmonica and miscellaneous percussion instruments.

On the uke, he performs mostly early 20th century Hawaiian music written by the early greats like Ernest Ka`ai and George Kia. He also likes to perform tin-pan-alley music on the uke. Other styles in Jay’s repertoire include blues, classical (e.g. Bach), rock, pop, jazz and folk on the uke.

Jay has been playing music since 1983. His other main instrument is the classical guitar, on which he not only plays traditional classical music, but also bossa nova.

Teacher contact information for further details about this course:
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