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“Uke” Can Do It! An Introductory Course in Ukulele | Community Music School

  • Date & Time
    • Tuesday, July 07, 2020 12:00am — through
      Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:00am

      Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30-6:30 p.m.

      2020-07-07 12:00:00 am2020-07-30 12:00:00 amAmerica/New_York“Uke” Can Do It! An Introductory Course in Ukulele | Community Music School
  • Cost
    • $200
      Single Course
    • $150
      Each Additional Course
  • Description

    Have you ever wanted to learn to play the ukulele, but just didn’t know where to start? Have you ever wanted to play along to your favorite tunes, but didn’t know how? If you answered ‘yes’ to either of these questions, this is the class for you! In this course, students will be introduced to the basics of ukulele performance. Along with developing proficiency in the playing of chords and strumming patterns, students will also learn common chord progressions that are featured in classic rock, folk, and popular music. Students will play along with well-known music hits throughout the decades and develop the skills necessary to create their own accompaniments to songs of their choosing. No experience is necessary. Strum, play, and sing your way to your new favorite pastime. ‘Uke’ can do it!

    Students will be required to provide their own ukelele. For purchasing recommendations, contact the instructor, Melissa Lloyd, at melissa.lloyd@ufl.edu.

    The School of Music's Community Music School is open to all members of the community. To register for the course, click here.

    Registration fees are $200 for the entire course (includes all class meetings). If you wish to register for an additional Community Music School course, each additional course is offered at a discounted fee of $150. All course fees directly benefit the School of Music. Please note that this is not a UF credit-bearing course.

    This class is taught by Melissa Lloyd.