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Ukulele Lessons for Beginners - ON HOLD!

The 4 Week Beginner Ukulele Course 

If you have never played a ukulele before, or have very limited experience, the 4 week Beginner's Course is a great way to kick-start your journey. 

Prerequisites: 

Absolutely no musical background or experience is necessary. However, it is essential you have an ukulele for the duration of the course. 

What you can expect to learn

  • We discover the different types and sizes of uke available, find the "best fit" for you, and become familiar with all the important parts of the ukulele and how to tune your uke

  • How to play in the "sweet spot" with correct playing technique that maximises quality sound production

  • A fundamental grounding in basic chords (about 20 open & bar chords) and common chord progressions

  • How to read simple chord charts and song sheets and where to obtain song material of interest to you

  • Different strumming & finger picking techniques

  • A repertoire of at least 20 popular songs from different musical genres 

  • At the end of the course you will have the skills to play hundreds of songs and be well placed to continue your progress by yourself or with others.

 

Course Fees: 

Payment of the enrolment fee is required IN ADVANCE to secure your place on this course.​ Please email for payment details and note that BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.

  • First-timers: $200 full fee or $160 for pensioners

  • Resit fee: $160 full fee or $120 for pensioners

Beginner Ukulele Course Dates - 2018:

All Beginner Ukulele Courses are held in the Montgomery Theatre, Endeavour Drive, RSL Anzac Village, Narrabeen.

 

Enter the Village via Entrance A (Colooli Rd) or Entrance B (Veterans Pde).

The Beginner Ukulele Course dates will run on the following dates:

  • Term 1: Saturdays, 10am-12pm from March 3rd​ - March 24th inclusive - FULLY BOOKED OUT!

  • Term 1: Saturdays, 1pm-3pm from March 3rd​ - March 24th inclusive - FULLY BOOKED OUT!

Please note that BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL to secure your place on this course.  Please email for details.

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Cancellation & Refund Policy
  • In the event that a session is cancelled by the instructor, you will receive a full refund of any enrolment fees paid.
  • There are no refunds or makeup classes for missed sessions.

  • If there are exceptional circumstances whereby a participant is unable to attend lessons for an extended period of time, this situation can be discussed with the instructor and arrangements agreed upon.

  • Once a course has started, you are not entitled to a refund simply because you changed your mind.

  • If you postpone your enrolment within 5 days of the course start date, or after a course has commenced, you will incur a $25 administration fee.

Testimonials

"I absolutely loved these classes, plenty of fun energy, upbeat, a great pace and kept me engaged along the whole way. I was amazed how quickly I managed to pick up the concepts quickly. I've virtually had no musical experience prior so was a bit apprehensive that I may not be able to keep up."

Pam, Beginner Uke Course graduate

"I now feel more confident with chord changes and strumming. The course was very enjoyable, because you made it fun. There was no pressure, but it was still stimulating and challenging. You have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills. I also enjoyed the social aspect, meeting new people. I think I am now ready to go on to Stage 2."

Brian, Beginner Uke Course graduate

"We had so much fun learning to play our ukes - it was such a shame it had to end after only 4 weeks! 

 

I had the BEST time and I am looking forward to coming back for a follow up course. You were a great teacher to be able to impart all that information in such a short time."  

Trisha, Beginner Uke Course graduate