Are you ready to move ahead with your ukulele playing? Refine what you learned in our Beginner class, strengthen your existing skills, and develop new ones in this six-week Beginner Ukulele II class with Cindy Miller, director of the Unlikely Strummers! This six-week program will be held at An Unlikely Story on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:00 p.m. on the following dates:
In this program, attendees will review and reinforce chords and strumming patterns they learned in the Beginner I class, and gain new skills, such as:
- Additional chords and strum techniques
- How to add picked segments to songs you already know how to strum
- Blues chords and 12-bar blues
- Fingerpicking basics
- 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. At this time, attendees MUST wear a face mask during class. Register for the six-week program below.
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 certified by the James Hill Ukulele Initiative in Toronto. Cindy is a member of the acclaimed Legacy Ukulele Ensemble, directed by Peter Luongo, which recently performed for the Hawai'i Ukulele Festival. 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"!