Workshops 2018

Workshops

Choosing workshops appropriate for your skill level will enhance your experience at Uke U. Workshops designated for players of higher ability levels may prove frustrating for those who lack the skill and or experience needed to take advantage of the workshop. It can also slow the pace of instruction and learning for those of the group who are better prepared.
 
 

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Last Updated 5/20/2018

WORKSHOPS BY PRESENTER (alpha by last name)

 

ANDY ANDREWS
CRAIG CHEE
NEAL CHIN
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER
ARDEN FUJIWARA
MILO FULTZ
TANYA HACKETT
CINDA JOHNSON
LIL’ REV
ANDREW MOLINA
CASEY MACGILL
SARAH MAISEL
THE REFRESHMENTS
GERALD ROSS
CARL VENTIS
VICTORIA VOX

Below are broad descriptions of the five levels of ukulele skill that will used to describe workshops at Uke U. Workshops are open to all on a first-come, first-served basis.

WORKSHOPS BY LEVEL

L1 - Beginner 1
No prior experience or relatively new to playing ukulele, is learning basic chords, how to strum, etc.
L2 - Beginner 2
Knows 6-15 chords, how to strum in time to the music, is learning to anticipate chord changes and how to transition to chords more quickly, easily. Is also learning basic chord progressions, patterns, etc.
L3 - Intermediate 1
Is familiar with most common chords and basic strum patterns, is learning a 12 bar blues, the pentatonic scale, picking patterns, etc. Plays 1+ times per week, alone or with others.
L4 - Intermediate 2
Can follow music, knows most chords pretty well. Varies strumming to meet tempo and rhythmic style of the music. Is learning the pentatonic scale, picking patterns, etc.
L5 - Advanced
Knows most of the basics (above), can listen and play along with others, as well as play solo. Can strum, pick, and understands moveable chord shapes and how to “play up the neck.” Enjoys learning new techniques, and adapting familiar skills to new situations.
All Levels
Workshop is appropriate for all levels of ukulele skill.
Ukes for Youth 1 & 2