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The Joy of Uke!
Aloha! The humble and indomitable ukulele is currently going through its third renaissance of popularity. Ukulele clubs and societies are springing up all around the world. Maine is no different. It’s time you learned the joy of uke for yourself!
In this eight-week course you will learn the basics of the ukulele. No prior musical knowledge required! Within the first three weeks you’ll acquire a foundational knowledge to play and sing thousands of songs. Individual units will introduce you to the history and development of the ukulele and explore the growing sub-culture of ukulele enthusiasts. Later units will cover an easily accessible understanding of music theory. Instructor, Dana Reed is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. A talented multi-instrumentalist, for over 40 years Dana has shared his joy of music with thousands of individuals around the world. Each student will need to have their own ukulele (concert size) and music stand. See attachment below for ukulele buying tips. This session consists of 8 classes.
Date: Thursdays, 9/27 – 12/13 (no class 10/4, 11/1, 11/22, 12/6 & 12/13)
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: Standish Municipal Center, Sebago Lake Room
Instructor: Dana Reed
A good quality ukulele costs around $99.99. Consult with the instructor for easy local purchase (firstname.lastname@example.org). Come and be part of a fun, no-stress Aloha environment. As they say in the islands, Mahalo, nui loa! (Thank you, very much.)