Uke for All Workshop

Workshop Themes and Activities by Week. Click here for detailed information about the workshop and what to expect.

Week 1 - October 18

  • Introduction to Ukulele for Beginners

  • Distribution of Loaner Instruments

  • Demonstration of ukulele styles by Dennis Costa

  • Easy group play and sing-along

Week 2 - October 25

  • Continuation of Ukulele for Beginners

  • Distribution of loaner instruments

  • Slightly more challenging play and sing-along

  • Guest performance

Week 3 - November 01

  • More chords! (Beginners)

  • Playing and reading the melody - Part 1 (w/ Dennis Costa) (Intermediate)

  • Play and sing-along

  • Guest performance

 

Week 4 - November 08

  • Continuation of basics for beginners

  • Playing and reading the melody - Part 2 (w/ Dennis Costa)

  • Play and sing-along

  • Guest performance

 

Week 5 - November 15

  • Continuation of basics for beginners

  • Story of the Ukulele - Past, Present and Future (Tripp Hutchinson)

  • Play and sing-along

  • Guest performance

 

Week 6 - November 29

  • Continuation of basics for beginners

  • All level: Technique and Basic Musicianship for Ukulele

  • Play and sing-along

  • Guest performance

 

Week 7 - December 06

  • Continuation of basics for beginners

  • Arranging and Playing Solo Ukulele (Dennis Costa)

  • Play and sing-along

  • Guest performance

 

Week 8 - December 13

  • Pot luck dinner party

  • Recital by workshop participants: solo and ensemble

  • Guest performances