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Ukulele Clinics- Age 18+, Online Live

Ukulele


Note: Programs are offered online through Zoom with a live Instructor- Clare Innes.
          Registration is with her directly.  


     Register- Email instructor at ukuleleclare@gmail.com

                     Let the instructor know you saw the offering with Williston Recreation.

These programs are online and live using Zoom, so there will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions and get help. Geared for adults ages 18+.  Register for one or more!

Note:
   
You need to be able to connect from a tablet, laptop, phone or computer with a camera and microphone.
   You will receive a link, emailed before each class, that you will log in from.

Need a Ukulele?

     The Dorothy Alling Memorial Library has Ukuleles (4) for loan.  Contact the library directly to see if any are available, and if so, how you can get one to use during a program.


Classes include:

UKULELE SHENANIGANS 
     Sing and play your favorite tunes and learn some strumming and chording tricks and techniques along the way. The first 45 minutes will focus on easy songs for beginners. The final 45 will be anything goes, from easy-peasy to challenging. It's a fun opportunity to lift your spirits and improve your playing. Anyone can join with any instrument or just sing along. Between songs, I'll answer questions about ukulele technique to help you grow your abilities as we go. Don't be shy - everyone but the song leaders will be muted (except during 'tween-song discussion). This is a great chance to improve your skills and laugh and play. All chords and lyrics will be screen-shared. If you would like to lead a song, please email me at least 2 days in advance and include the song sheet, which I'll share. In all sessions, the goal will be to have as much fun as possible!


     Wednesdays, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
     June 2, July 7 & August 4
     Where: Zoom
     Cost: $5 per Shenanigan
     Registration: Email ukuleleclare@gmail.com and let me know which date/s you'd like to sign up for.


DEEP DIVE SONG WORKSHOPS
     We'll have fun focusing on one song in each workshop and learning how to coax out the emotion, the nuance, the flavor. We'll practice peeling away the layers of melody, lyrics, and rhythm to find YOUR way of playing the song. Some of the songs that we will focus on will be easy-peasy, some challenging -- and we'll see how each song leads us to use different tools and techniques to express it. It will help greatly for you to be able to switch with relative ease among these chords: Am, C, Dm, Em, E7, F, G, G7. NOTE: We don't cover baritone chords in this class. Sign up for any or all of the workshops. Geared for adults age 18+.


     Every other Tuesday in June, July & August
     6:30-8:00 p.m.
     Zoom!
     Cost: $10 each workshop session (all six for $50) via Paypal, Venmo, or check
     Registration: Email ukuleleclare@gmail.com and let me know which dates you'd like to sign up for. You'll get payment info, a Zoom link to the workshop, a song packet, and a session filled with laughter and exploration.

Here is the roster of songs for each workshop:
        June 8: "Morning Has Broken"
        June 22: "Gentle on My Mind"
        July 13: "With a Little Help From My Friends"
        July 27: "I'll Fly Away"
        August 10: "Jolene"
        August 24: Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's version of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow"


Instructor: Clare Innes
     Bio: Clare is a ukulele and harmonica teacher, performer, and sing-along/play-along event leader. Her light-hearted approach to learning makes classes fun, interactive, and encouraging for all levels of students, including those who have convinced themselves that they are not musically inclined. 


* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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