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Ukulele 102: 30 Lesson Semester Music Class for 10-15 Year Old Beginners!

April Middaugh (BS Music Education, MA Music)
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In this 30 Lesson semester Music class, beginner ukulele students will build on what they learned in Ukulele 101, including learning more chords and strum patterns.

Class Experience

30 lessons//16 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
C and D scale
Review picking notes of the C scale, work on pages 3-4 (D scale)
Lesson 2
D scale and D chords
pages 3-5
 Week 2
Lesson 3
Picking and strumming songs in the key of D
pages 4-7
Lesson 4
Strumming songs in the key of D on new strum patterns
pages 6-8
 Week 3
Lesson 5
Strumming songs on new strum patterns
pages 7-9
Lesson 6
Review all songs in the key of D, new songs
pages 7-9, 10-11
 Week 4
Lesson 7
Bb chords
pages 11-12
Lesson 8
Bb chords
pages 12-13
 Week 5
Lesson 9
Picking and strumming songs in the key of Bb
pages 12-15
Lesson 10
Picking and strumming songs in the key of Bb
pages 12-17
 Week 6
Lesson 11
Strumming songs on new strum patterns
pages 16-17
Lesson 12
Review, diminished chords
pages 16-20
 Week 7
Lesson 13
Diminished chords, A chords
pages 19-22
Lesson 14
A chords, new strum patterns
pages 22-26
 Week 8
Lesson 15
Strumming and picking songs in the Key of A
pages 22-26
Lesson 16
Hammer ons, pull offs and slides
pages 27-28
 Week 9
Lesson 17
Using hammer ons, pull offs and slides in a song
pages 27-28
Lesson 18
New strum pattern
page 29
 Week 10
Lesson 19
Ragtime Strum Pattern
pages 29-31
Lesson 20
Ragtime strum, New Calypso strum pattern
pages 30-32
 Week 11
Lesson 21
Ragtime and Calypso strum patterns
pages 30-35
Lesson 22
Ragtime and Calypso strum patterns, new Shuffle strum pattern
page 30-36
 Week 12
Lesson 23
Shuffle strum, New Triple Stroke Strum pattern
pages 36-39
Lesson 24
Shuffle and Triple Stroke strum patterns
pages 38-40
 Week 13
Lesson 25
Picking and strumming in 6/8 time
pages 39-42
Lesson 26
Irish Washerwoman
pages 41-43
 Week 14
Lesson 27
Picking and strumming new songs
pages 41-44
Lesson 28
New minor chords
pages 45-46
 Week 15
Lesson 29
Minor chord review
pages 45-47
 Week 16
Lesson 30
Chord and strum pattern review
Review of things we've learned in this class
This class is taught in English.
I have 20 years of experience teaching Music in a classroom setting. I have also been teaching live online classes since 2018. I also taught ukulele classes via pre-recorded video lessons March-June 2020 when schools close down due to coronavirus. I am well acquainted with teaching both in person and online.
Homework Offered
It is recommended that students practice 10-15 minutes per day for 3-4 days for a minimum of 40 minutes per week. They can send me audio/video recordings approximately every 4 lessons, for a total of 8 recordings.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Each student will receive personalized written feedback for each each audio/video recording they submit. Written feedback will include things that they excelled at and things they need to practice.
Grades Offered
Taking Self-Paced Ukulele 101 is required before enrolling in Ukulele 102.
Hal Leonard Ukulele Method Book 2--available online from $6.99 at this link:

4 stringed Ukulele 

Tuner or tuning app

Ability to record audio/video recordings

Additional sheet music and practice logs will be provided by the teacher
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Hal Leonard Ukulele Method Book 2
Joined June, 2020
Teacher expertise and credentials
Bachelor's Degree in Education
I started piano lessons at the age of 5 and have been passionate about music ever since!
I have 20 years of teaching experience in K-12 Music classrooms, including General Music, Music Theory, Music History, Ukulele, Band, Choir and Recorder group... 
Self-Paced Class


weekly or $160 for all content
30 pre-recorded lessons
16 weeks of teacher support
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1 year of access to the content

Completed by 2 learners
Ages: 10-15

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