The ukulele is small, portable and the perfect instrument for small spaces or when family and friends gather over the festive season. Softly strum away under conversations and become a part of the soundtrack of life, or up the beat and become the focus of the moment with voices raised in song and celebration, accompanied by this awesome little instrument!
This humble instrument is straightforward to learn and there are HEAPS of resources out there to help you.
This class is ideal for beginner ukulele players (or those how have had a play before) come and to learn how to play songs for the festive season on the ukulele. After a session with Steph your strumming will go leaps and bounds
What will we cover?
- How to tune your ukulele
- How to hold your ukulele correctly
- How to make the chords – finger placement
- How to strum chords in time and keep the beat to more of the best songs written by Melbourne musicians.
What will you need for this class?
- The ZOOM meeting platform on your computer, mobile or tablet device. See below for further details.
- Pen and paper or your preferred note taking device
- You will need a ukulele!
- A tuner or tuning app (such as the free Kala Ukulele app)
Who will be teaching?
Steph Payne has been a musician for 20 years as well as a performer, musical director, arranger and a teacher of singing, ukulele and music theory.
Steph learnt her uke teaching techniques from renowned uke legend, James Hill. She loves introducing people to the ukulele and enjoys teaching people how to play and enjoy this unique instrument. Lucky for her, she travelled to Vancouver, Los Angeles and Austin to study with world leading uke teachers last year and not in 2020! And now she is here again and ready to share what she has learnt with you.
Gift a class to friends, family or colleagues!
You can purchase digital Laneway Learning gift cards in various values with a custom short message message! All gift cards are valid for 3 years (36 months). All gift cards are flexible and can be used for in-person or online classes.
Using a gift card or class credit?
For gift cards purchased via Laneway Learning’s Humanitix digital gift card page enter the gift code as per below during checkout:
If you have a PDF/paper gift card similar to LL7777 please email our team with your voucher or details. Note: we need up to 2 business days to process your request so please choose a class at least 2 days in the future!
Before you book
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All our classes are live only (not recorded).
If you can’t afford our classes but would still love to come, we would still love for you to come too! We are a not-for-profit community organisation and having you at our classes is what matters. We have introduced three different prices for our regular evening classes: $14 that covers all costs, $9 sponsored tickets for those struggling and $18 ‘pay it forward’ tickets. If you can afford it please select the full price or pay it forward so we can continue sponsoring others who can’t.
This class is delivered online via ZOOM:
- ZOOM is free to install on your Windows or Mac computer and also available as an app for your mobile/tablet device.
- You will need either the meeting link or both the meeting ID plus password. You don’t need to create an account to attend a meeting!
- If you are new to ZOOM please ensure you have downloaded and installed it in advance of the class.
- Here is a link to the ZOOM support site for a 1 minute tutorial on how to join a meeting.
- You can optionally join from a device with a camera and microphone.
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