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Homeschool Music Class

Music

Ukulele: Let's Get Started! (Ages 12 and Up)

Got a new Ukulele? Want to learn what to do with it? Join me to discover everything from learning the parts of the ukulele (cousin of the guitar), to tuning the strings, to playing beginning chords and strumming simple rhythm patterns.
Lois Parris, BA, NBCT
25 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 1 learner
  There are no upcoming classes.
Class
45 minutes
per class
Meets once
12-17
year olds
1-7
learners per class
per learner

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No homework is required, but learners are encouraged to practice new ukulele skills regularly in order to retain learning.
Learners will need their own ukulele and an electronic tuning aid like this one: https://www.amazon.com/JOYO-Guitar-Tuner-Electronic-Calibration/dp/B07YB5CC41/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=uku+tuner+joyo&qid=1594829826&sr=8-1 Beginning learners tend to over tighten the strings causing them to break. Therefore, parents of younger learners should help them tune up their strings right before class. During the session, I will teach them how to do this, but new strings go out of tune very easily until they "settle in" after being played regularly for a few weeks. Here is a quick video I made that demonstrates the process of Ukulele Tuning. https://youtu.be/vvoF-_dK_8U
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Content is appropriate for all ages.

Teacher

Lois Parris, BA, NBCTAll Things Music and Literacy for Young Learners
25 total reviews
33 completed classes

About Me

Hello Outschool Community!
I am Lois Parris, Music Educator for 27 years experience working with people of all ages from babies to adults. I'll save the list of my credentials for last in order to keep things more interesting.

My earliest family... 
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