offering ukulele classes, workshops, performances and more
Private and Group options for ages 8 and up
Private Lessons are currently full, however, you can add your name to my waiting list here.
AbsolUKE Beginners: Ukulele for Beginners Class
Are you new to music and/or ukulele? Are you ready to learn how to hold, tune, strum and play some songs on this portable and fun instrument? This is the class for you! This will is an entry level course to get you playing in only 6 weeks. This is a fun, fast-paced way to learn ukulele.
Tuesdays 6-7 pm May 19-June 23 6 weeks $150 Adults and teens
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Brand New Offering!
Musical Alchemy: Folk to Blues to Jazz
This class is designed for the advanced beginner, intermediate and advanced player. It's a 12-week journey that unlocks the basics of music - melody, harmony & rhythm - and explores 3 distinctly different approaches to transforming a song from a folk song to a blues song and finally into a jazz song. Note reading is an advantage, but, not a necessity for the class. This will be a fun, in-depth and hands-on way to develop your ukulele musicianship. There will be many stops along the way in the journey to notice how certain musical elements can be altered to deliver vastly different results.
Mondays 7-8pm April 27th-August 3rd (off May 18th, July 20th & 27th) $350
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Summertime and Island Ukulele Songs
This series will be a tribute to the fun, breezy tunes of summer with a focus on a few Hawaiian songs and songs from tropical islands.. We will even learn the often-requested Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Iz.
April 27-May 25 Mondays 6-7pm Earlybird pricing $100 through April 15th ($125 after April 15th)
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Ukulele Songs for Beginners
This class will teach some classic ukulele songs as well as some unexpected gems. Some strumming, finger-picking and chords will also be taught. This is perfect as a follow up to the absolUKE Beginners class and for those who would like to play some fun and simple songs. Songs include I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate, C Jam Blues, On the Road Again, and many more.
Thursdays 6-7pm May 21 - July 2 (off June 11) Earlybird Price $150 through April 30th ($179 on May 1)
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Family Music Group Class: This is an on-going class focused on enriching the musical lives of families. Teaching to different developmental levels is a challenge that few educators offer. The group will be very experiential, differentiated and friendly. The aim is to provide musical possibilities for children and parents to explore together. Ages 5 and up welcome with parent. Saturdays 11-noon $20/person/class. Registration required. Sign up here.
Ukulele in the Classroom Book 1 Session 2
This is the best ukulele skill building program out there. It builds musical literacy and is an intensive 24 week program split between Fall and Spring. It is hard work, as note reading; ensemble skills; scales; melody; rhythm and harmony are all developed. The musical reward is even greater than the challenge. For the dedicated ukulele player, this class is highly recommended. Please note that this 12-week session is a continuation of the Winter 2015 class and requires completion of Session 1.
Wednesdays 7-8:15 April 29-August 12 (Off 5/13, 6/10, 7/22 & 7/29)
$395 Register here!
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