Beyond Basics Ukulele Class

Beyond the Basics; Intermediate Ukulele Group Class

This secondary course varies month to month, allowing new students to join freely as you wish. Every month a new topic is introduced and broken down into understandable sections. Students who wish to be challenged are encouraged to use new chord shapes, etc, while the novice players focus on the basic material. This allows students of all levels to play a melody together, as well as on their own.

Cost: $60 per course for a 1 hour lesson each week.
There are 4 lessons each course, and every month I will begin a new class in the first week of the month.

Classes include videos for at-home study.

All lessons are held at:

The Strum Shop
209 Vernon St
Roseville, CA 95678

Can you play basic chords? Are you up for a challenge? Are you dedicated to higher learning and music? How about that, me too! Let’s learn together! I choose topics based on your wants and needs, so feel free to contact me with suggestions!

Previous Class Topics

  • Beyond Numbers
  • Rockabilly Blues
  • Irish tune: Whiskey in the jar
  • Blues ukulele 101 & 102
  • Dark Eyes Gypsy jazz ukulele
  • Beyond Scales & Stevie Nicks
  • Girl from Ipanema
  • Fingerstyle Aerobics
  • Beyond Sinatra: Fly Me to the Moon
  • Summer Song Fun!
  • Aloha Oe melody
  • Crazy (Willie Nelson) Understanding Chord melody
  • Blackbird fingerstyle
  • Summertime
  • Intro to Jazz Strumming
  • 5 Little Boxes: penta-tonic scales and improvising.
  • Smile: you can do Chord melody!
  • Spooky Strumming
  • Chord Melody: House of the Rising Sun
  • Melodies; notes vs tab
  • Strum Your Heart Out!
  • Pocket Songs: so you always have a song to play
  • Syncopated Patterns: rolls, flourishes and percussive tapping
  • Ukulele by numbers: Scale degrees & how to apply them to your music.
  • 145 technique: The Pillars of a Song
  • Fingerstyle Ukulele (by Fred Sokolow)
  • The Beatles!
  • Fingerstyle 2
  • Bluegrass: 145, instrumentation & etiquette discussion
  • Uke-stration (Ukulele orchestra)
  • Penta-tonic Scales & Basic Theory
  • Magical Christmas Caroling Course
  • Christmas Carols
  • Sweet Carols
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