4-Session Ukulele Workshops

Some Fall 2020 Workshops Start in October - see Below

Email len@musicatgreengables.com with questions or to register

Want to learn more advanced techniques?

Check out the Digging Deeper Workshop.

Confident Beginners Workshop

(age 16+)

DOWNLOAD Overview & Fall 2020 Schedule

Two Groups - both on Mondays:

Group 1) 8:15-9:15pm

Oct 19, 26, Nov 2 & 9*

Group 2) 7-8pm

Oct 26, Nov 2, 9 & 16*

Instructional Videos, 3 Zoom Sessions + 1 In-person Session* (depending upon Public Health recommendations)

See our Covid Response here.

For adults with basic ukulele experience who want to add nuances to their style in a group setting (6 people maximum).

Learn advanced techniques to play these 5 songs:

Four Strong Winds, Chapel of Love, The Rose, I Think We're Alone Now, Hey Good Lookin'

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

WORKSHOP COST: $50 (inc. HST) , $80 for more than one participant per household - includes all materials presented in sessions.

Ukulele Basics Workshop

Days/Times TBA by mid-October

(age 16+)

Learn to play the uke in a small group setting (6 people maximum).

No prior experience required.

In addition to learning simple singable popular songs in a variety of styles (3-6 chords), participants will get the opportunity to request their favourite songs/artists.

Special emphasis is placed upon creating characteristic grooves and patterns suitable for improvisation in different musical styles.

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

WORKSHOP COST: $50 (inc. HST), $80 for more than one participant per household - includes all materials presented in sessions

Intermediate Level Ukulele Workshop

Days/Times TBA by mid-October

(age 16+)

For adults with ukulele experience who want to add nuances to their style in a group setting (6 people maximum). Prerequisite skills: fluency with basic major, minor and 7th chords, a variety of strumming techniques, plus basic melody playing and percussive techniques.

Explore advanced chord types/variations, ornamental passing notes, strumming & fingerpicking techniques and patterns, playing melody-chords simultaneously, and more percussive techniques - all linked to particular popular music repertoire and styles. Special emphasis is placed upon creating grooves, and ornamental patterns linked to particular songs/styles.

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

WORKSHOP COST: $50 (inc. HST), $80 for more than one participant per household - includes all materials presented in sessions.

Ukuleles are available to borrow (during sessions) at no charge.