Get ready to elevate your performances to the next level! The ukulele has limitless possibilities for music making. Ukulele group leaders, teachers, leaders and individual players will be shown how to add interest and variety to the music that you perform and more enjoyable for your audiences to listen to. This session will provide easy-to-adopt ukulele playing skills that can be added to your musical arrangements. Getting an ukulele ensemble to the next level just requires adding a little melody, a bit of harmony, and a few interesting rhythms! Songs will include: Tin Roof Blues (New Orleans Jazz standard), Down On The Corner (John Fogerty, Credence Clearwater Revival), The Twist (Chubby Checker)
One of the greatest ways to enjoy the ukulele is to strum and sing with a group of friends! Imagine how much more fun you would have if you added vocal harmonies. During this strum-along you will discover just how easy it is to add harmony singing parts! If you can strum 4 chords you will learn how to add up to 4 part singing to your strum along experience.
BONUS for ukulele jam leaders, teachers, or ensemble directors: You will learn how to create vocal arrangements for your group!!
Songs will include Country Roads, City of New Orleans, The Twist, and In The Mood!
Many of us play in ukulele groups and soon find ourselves wanting to branch off from the typical strumming pattern or chords. This class will show you how to enhance your chords and still allow you to learn while playing in your group. We’ll cover different chord positions and chord substitutions to give you some new tools for your tool belt that will enhance the sound of the group.
Learn the basic structures behind countless Hawaiian songs which we’ll apply in real time.
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