More Ukulele for beginners

Ref: C2337355

Playing the ukulele is great fun and we'll be building on our skills and playing and singing popular tunes. We'll cover further basic chords and play and sing together. Bring your own ukulele if you have one. Ukuleles are available to use in class.

Course aim

We will continue learning the basics of playing the ukulele. Learning a further 7 or 8 chords, playing more complex songs and singing together.

Who is the course for?

The course is for students who have completed the beginners ukulele course or who have a basic grasp of playing 10 chars on the ukulele and some confidence with playing from song sheets.

What topics will this course cover

Holding and strumming - recap Tuning - recap Playing chords. Playing from songsheets. Singing and playing together.

What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

1. Hold and strum a ukulele correctly. 2. Tune a ukulele. 3. Play 14 - 18 chords 4. Play songs from songsheets. 5. Feel more confident playing and singing as a group.

How will I know I'm making progress?

Ongoing weekly feedback from tutor as to progress. Ability to play chords and songs. Students will be encouraged to reflect on their learning.

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

Reading and information sources

What could the course lead to?

Further ukulele courses

Download full course outline

More Ukulele for beginners Course Outline

Is this course right for me? Request more information

This course is not available for online enrolment.

Please call 0115 962 8400 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2016
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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