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Ukulele Courses starting January 2017

Two new nine-week courses are starting on Tuesday 10th January here at The Woolpack Studios, Otley.
Ukulele for Beginners (7:15pm-8:15pm) is designed for total beginners and will get you strumming in no time!
Ukulele for Improvers (8:30pm-9:30pm) is for those with a good grasp of basic chords in the C family (C, F, G, G7 and Am) but want to further their chord knowledge and strumming technique.

For more details please see our BEGINNERS COURSES page!


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Ukulele Crash Course for Beginners

I will be running a Ukulele Crash Course designed for total beginners starting this October. Prices include a book and CD to take home with you! This course is ideal if you would like to join Otley Ukulele Orchestra (or another group!) but need to build up your skills first. Please spread the word!

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Crash Course Reg Form OCT-NOV 2015

email jen@bighooha.co.uk for more info

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Beginners and Improvers Course January to March 2015

Do you know anyone who might like to learn the ukulele in the new year?

I am running a Beginners and Improvers course (the two are designed to go together!)

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SATURDAY 24.01.15, 31.01.15 and 07.02.15
2:30pm – 4:30pm

This course is designed for total beginners. The course will be at a pace suitable for new players and will help you get a grasp of the basics through learning songs together

You will learn in a small, friendly group environment:
• how to get the best sound from your ukulele
• good playing techniques
• basic strumming patterns
• how to song sheets with lyrics and chords
• songs using the chords of C, F, G, G7 and Am


SATURDAY 28.02.15, 07.03.15 AND 14.03.15
2:30pm – 4:30pm

This course is designed for people who want to carry on where the Beginners course left off. The course will be at the same pace and will hopefully build your confidence as a player. We will learn new songs too!

You will explore in a small, friendly group environment:
• more chords in open position such as A, D, D7 and E7
• bar-chords and moveable chords such as B, Bb, Bm and B7
• how to make your strumming more interesting

Email jen@bighooha.co.uk for more details or to register your interest 🙂

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