Are you ready to move ahead with your ukulele? Refine what you learned in our beginner class, strengthen your existing skills, and learn new ones with our seven-week Beginner Ukulele II class! Classes will be held on Tuesday evenings from 7:00pm-8:30pm on the dates below.
In this class, attendees will review and reinforce chords and strumming patterns they learned in the Beginner I class, and gain new skills, such as:
1. Additional chords and strum techniques
2. How to add picked segments to songs you already know how to strum
3. Blues chords and 12-bar blues
4. Fingerpicking basics
5. How to hammer on and off, and other embellishments
If you have any questions about this course or to obtain a recommendation on a ukulele, contact Cindy at Cynthia_Miller@emerson.edu.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Cindy Miller has had a lifelong relationship with music. After many years of formal training on flute, guitar, and piano, the ukulele is her most recent instrumental adventure. She is currently one of a handful of New England ukulele instructors pursuing formal certification through the James Hill Ukulele Initiative in Toronto. Cindy is an active member of the Zukes Ukulele Orchestra, based at the Zeiterion Theater in New Bedford, and has played with The Mighty Uketones, and as a visiting performer with the Massapoag Ukulele Group, and the Walter Baker Choco-leles. Cindy has performed at the Cape Cod Ukulele Festival, the Ashokan Ukulele Festival, and for numerous community events and non-profit organizations as a performer and director of the Unlikely Strummers, as well as coffeehouses, open mic nights, and community events around New England. Cindy co-founded The Unlikely Strummers in the spring of 2017. She looks forward to spreading "ukulele love"!