Ukulele Taster

Ref: C3672786

This course will help to develop playing skills and techniques no matter what level of ability you have. The course is suitable for beginners and improvers and will cover all aspects of playing including chords, strumming, finger picking and melodic playing.

Course aim

An introduction to playing the ukulele. All the basic skills and techniques required to play the instrument at beginner level will be covered.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

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

  • All the basic chords
  • Right hand strumming techniques
  • Basic music & tablature reading
  • Playing as part of a group
  • Performance skills.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning
  • You will be expected to carry out a range of activities in your own time

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider

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Ukulele Taster

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 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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