Mindful Ukulele Beginners in English and Spanish
In this private class students learn at their own pace, work on hand eye coordination, follow simple directions and focus. From learning the parts of the instrument, how to tune , 3 basic chords and 3 first songs to start making music!
year old learners
learners per class
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
30 minutes per class
In this private class, students will learn the ukulele basics from learning the different parts and learn how to tune their instrument, to learning the three basic chords that will allow them to play at least their first 3 or 4 songs. The class is designed for students to learn at their own pace and maybe spend the rest of the time to complete the hour to practice what we learned during our meeting. No experience with the instrument is necessary, but the will and motivation to try to play and...
Students will learn Ukulele play basics such as instrument origins, tuning the instrument, 3 basic chords and at least 3 songs.
I am a professional singer, teaching artist, mindfulness coach and music therapist. I have been working with children with and without special needs through my music therapy practice and have been a teaching artist for different organizations, public library, local contemporary art museum, etc. My classes are always a little more than just a ukulele class where the learner will be guided by their own level and abilities.
I recommend students to practice regularly was learned through the week to be able to keep up with the next lesson, chord or song. Students should be practicing a minimum of 5min everyday to improve.
1 file available upon enrollmentA TUNER- An electronic tuner or any Tuning app will work. A STURDY CHAIR/space to sit preferably a small chair with no arm rests where the feet reach flat on the floor IS highly RECOMMENDED and will make a huge difference on how the student can play the instrument, get focused and works their hand/eye finger coordination. Taking this class on the bed, family couch, high bar stool chairs or swingy office chair/stool is NOT RECOMMENDED for better attention and not develop a bad posture and habit. If house or learning space is loud have headphones available.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Learner will be able to show us their improvement through their play.
30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Student WILL NEED a tuner, any electronic tuner or any application for the smart phone or tablet would work. I will also be adding songs and chord charts as needed, these can be kept physically in a folder/binder or downloaded and be available to be used electronically.