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Intro to Ukulele: 4-Part Series

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October 9, 2024 ∙ 10:30am - 11:45am
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Add to Calendar 2024-10-09 10:30:00 2024-10-09 11:45:00 America/Chicago Intro to Ukulele: 4-Part Series Learn to play the ukulele in this 4-part series. It is recommended to attend all sessions as each session builds upon the previous. Oct 2, 9, 16 & 23. TPPL cardholders only. Ages 18+. internal tplibrary@tplibrary.org
Intro to Ukulele: 4-Part Series

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Learn to play the ukulele and sing along in this 4-part series. It is recommended to attend all 4 sessions as each session builds upon the previous. October 2, 9, 16 & 23. TPPL cardholders only. Ages 18+. If you have your own ukulele, please bring it along!

A limited number of ukulele kits will be available for checkout at the first session and are limited to TPPL cardholders only.  Checkouts will be done for the duration of the series.

During this class you will accompany yourself on the ukulele as we sing songs that include but are not limited to: Row Your Boat, Brother John, Thanks a Lot, Shorten' Bread, Oh My Darling Clementine, Down in the Valley, and Tom Dooley.

The techniques you will learn in this series include:

The names of the open strings
How to read tab notation
How to read chord diagrams
How to read a box chart to follow the chord changes of a song
Two finger picking patterns
Two strumming patterns
Speaker Bio: Instructor Mary Sapulich is a college trained guitarist, now certified to teach ukulele. She is also a retired IT Professional.  

Mary is classically a trained guitarist and has played guitar in the Moraine Valley Community Jazz band for several years. She has taught private guitar lessons throughout college and now teaches ukulele on Fret Frontier's YouTube channel.

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