Beginning Adult Ukulele
w/ Dan Caraway
Adults (16 and older)
Thursday(s): June 8, 15, 22, 29
10:00 – 11:30am
Join us at Centrally Rooted for a 6-week session for the adult that has always wanted to learn to play ukulele. This class offers beginning instruction on playing the uke, with an emphasis on chord playing and accompaniment styles for singing songs. We will learn open (first) position chords in the most common keys, basic accompaniment techniques and an introduction to right hand playing techniques and styles including both the pick-style and finger-style approaches to the uke.
Must be 16 & over. BYO uke (or communicate in advance if you need help finding or borrowing one).
No prior experience required or expected.
Dan Caraway is a musician and teacher living in Dubuque Iowa. He began playing guitar at 9 and started studying classical guitar in college. He began teaching professionally in 1993 offering private and class instruction and has taught at Grinnell College, Cornell College, Iowa City Guitar Foundation, Dubuque Guitar School, as well as various after-school programs. He has performed with classical, folk and popular groups on guitar, 7-String guitar, bass, banjo, mandolin and voice.