My First Ukulele Class

Jacqueline Burd
Rising Star
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(328)
A one-time group class perfect for young beginners who wish to try the ukulele. We will have fun learning the basics of this instrument and how to play our first chord and our first song in this introductory class! #creative

Class experience

This class is taught in English.
Students will learn the basics of ukulele playing including how to hold the instrument, ukulele playing position and rest position, how to strum, proper hand and finger position, how to play the C chord, and how to sing and play the song "Starlight, Starbright" or "Row Your Boat". They will also improve their rhythm, counting skills, and pattern recognition. 
I am a certified music educator with a M.A in Music & Music Education. I fell in love with the ukulele over a decade ago, and have been playing and teaching it ever since. I have been teaching group ukulele classes for 10 years. I also have taught private music lessons for 15 years. I love this instrument and specialize in teaching beginning instrumental music lessons to young beginners. The ukulele is a happy instrument, so my goal is to make learning the ukulele fun and frustration-free. 
Homework Offered
Students are encouraged to continue practicing strumming, naming the parts of the ukulele, the C chord, and the song "Starlight, Starbright" or "Row Your Boat" after our class.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Learners must have their own tune-able ukulele (4 strings). A soprano, tenor, or concert ukulele is required for this class. Ukuleles must be tuned before the start of class (parents please assist with this). An electric tuner or tuner app should be used to tune the ukulele. A link to the song that we learn will be sent to you after class so learners can continue to practice it. 

Meet the teacher

Rising Star
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(328)
Hi! My name is Ms. Jackie! 

I am a certified music educator. I have taught music in public schools for 10 years and private music lessons for 15 years. I received my M.A. in Music & Music Education from Teachers College, Columbia University and... 
Group Class


per class
Meets once
25 min

Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(78)
Completed by 266 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 5-7
2-5 learners per class

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