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If you already know the basics of playing the ukulele and can read and play from tablature, you may be ready to "authentically replicate" a song by plucking the recognizable riffs and using the correct strum patterns.
To get a taste of what "pluck and strum" is, join the free song session in Zoom on Thursday Sept 17th: https://www.anneku.com/2020/09/09/three-chord-thursday-pluck-strum-songs/
Pre-requisite: able to read and play from tabs (tablature), pluck and strum, read chord diagrams.
Songs in the previous Pluck & Strum Series include Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head, Norwegian Wood, and Time in a Bottle.
Register via Google Form or Eventbrite linked from event website. Learn a new song thoroughly - total five songs during these 8 weeks, with a chance to perform and buddy up with other students in the Zoom class.
This class is also offered on Wednesdays from 6:45 pm.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Born in Brunei and raised in Taiwan and Okinawa, Anne Ku earned her music degrees in composition and teaching diploma in piano from Utrecht Conservatory in the Netherlands. After performing as a chamber musician in Europe, she moved to Hawaii and taught music at University of Hawaii Maui College. Published in 2020, her new 110-page book "UkuGlobal's Happy Helpful Guide to the Ukulele" contains exercises and curriculum for the complete beginner. http://www.anneku.com
FEEDBACK FROM PREVIOUS STUDENTS:
Anne’s class is inclusive and encouraging. In addition to the technique, she offers terrific tricks for upping our style, jazzing it up, and makes all of it approachable, even for beginners.
Fun, friendly instructor, makes it easy to learn!
Anne is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable musician and teacher. She loves music and strives to offer her students a meaningful and joyful learning experience. She finds ways to meet the needs of a range of abilities by offering many entry points. Anne has mastered teaching an online music class!
Watch the video about this course: