Ukulele Taster

Ref: C3672802

Students will learn all the basic chords as well as right and left hand playing techniques. We will play and sing a wide range of music and also study some basic performance skills.

Course aim

An introduction to all the basic playing skills on the ukulele

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

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

  • Have an understanding of the ukulele and its history
  • Play all the basic chords
  • Use a variety of accompaniment styes
  • Play and sing as part of a group
  • Develop basic 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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