4-Session Ukulele Workshops

Fall 2022 Workshops

In-person & Zoom Hybrid - all times E.S.T.

Email Len McCarthy len@musicatgreengables.com with questions or to register

Want to learn more advanced techniques?

Check out the Digging Deeper Workshop.

Confident Beginners Workshop (CBW)

(age 16+)

Fall 2022 - Wednesdays 8-9pm EST

In-person & Zoom hybrid

NB: In-person participants must wear masks

Block 1: Sept 21, Oct 5, 12 & 19

Block 2: Nov 16, 30, Dec 7 & 14

For adults with basic ukulele experience who want to add nuances to their style in a small group setting

BLOCK 1 Songs:

1) ABBA - Dancing Queen

2) Tom Petty - I Won't Back Down

(BLOCK 2 SONGS TBA)

Click here to view excerpts from Instructional Videos

INSTRUCTION:

- Instructional YouTube videos (2-4 per song)

- In-Person Workshop + Zoom option

- Workshops recorded on Zoom

- Exercise PDFs used in Zoom sessions

(Special advice/tips will be shared with any teachers, music therapists or community musicians taking the workshop.)

WORKSHOP COST: $65 (inc. HST) , $110 (total) for additional participants in the same household; $90 for both DDW & CBW workshops

- includes all materials presented in sessions + study videos & recordings of Zoom sessions

Email Len McCarthy with questions or to enroll:

Len@musicatgreengables.com

Subject: Confident Beginners Uke Workshop

Ukulele Basics Workshop (UBW)

(age 16+)

Fall 2022 - Thursdays 8-9pm EST

In-person & Zoom hybrid

NB: In-person participants must wear masks

Oct 6, 13, Nov 10 & 17

Learn to play the uke from scratch, or to review basics in a small group setting (6-8 people).

No prior experience required.

Learn simple popular & folk songs in a variety of styles (see songs below).

Special emphasis is placed upon creating characteristic grooves and strumming patterns.

INSTRUCTION:

- Instructional YouTube videos (2-4 per song)

- In-Person Workshop + Zoom option

- Workshops recorded on Zoom

- Exercise PDFs used in Zoom sessions

Sample Songs (up to 8 Chords by end of workshop):

Feelin’ Groovy, Four Strong Winds, The Gambler, Happy Birthday, He’s Got The Whole World In His Hand, Jamaica Farewell, Jambalaya, Leaving On A Jet Plane, My Bonnie, This Little Light of Mine, Three Little Birds, What Shall We Do With the Drunken Sailor, You Are My Sunshine

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(Special advice & tips will be shared with any teachers, music therapists or community musicians taking the workshop.)

WORKSHOP COST: $65 (inc. HST) , $110 (total) for additional participants in the same household; $90 for both UBW & CBW workshops

- includes all materials presented in sessions + study videos & recordings of Zoom sessions

Email Len McCarthy with questions or to enroll:

Len@musicatgreengables.com

Subject: Ukulele Basics Workshop