Ukulele Comprehensive (MIN2230.01)

John Kirk

A comprehensive course in learning musical skills on the ukulele. We will learn the history of the uke, from its Portugese and Indigenous Hawaiian origins, and both traditional and contemporary styles. Music theory and playing techniques will be learned and practiced. Awareness of traditional styles of playing the instrument will be furthered through a listening component and ensemble playing with other instrumentalists. Repertoire will be drawn from traditional and original Hawaiian songs, as well as, contemporary music from the past 60 years. Students must have their own soprano or tenor ukulele.


Learning Outcomes:
• Expanding awareness of music repertoire played on ukulele.
• Learning personal music making skills through daily practice.
• Learning to teach yourself how to write, play, and practice as a life long art.


Delivery Method: Remotely accessible
Course Level: 2000-level
Credits: 2
TBA (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 12
Course Frequency: Once a year

Categories: All courses , Instrumental Study , Remotely Accessible
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