As featured on CBC's National Radio Documentary "Four Little Strings" aired on 'Living out Loud' and 'North by northwest'.
Ruby's Ukes presents a Ukulele Course Extraordinaire with Andrew Smith, at the helm, that take places weekly in a beautiful downtown Heritage Building - learning a swing, jazz, blues, & folk repertoire.
Register for our 10 week Ukulele course:
on Wednesday evenings | starting January 25th 2017:
Time: Beginner I at 6pm - 7.30pm
Place: The Seymour Building, 525 Seymour Street, Vancouver V6G 2P9.
The classes are a weekly 90 minute session and will leave you smiling and a whole lot smarter! In this course you will learn the Basic Ukulele chords and strum patterns, playing by ear, how to read tablature, musicianship, and songs to sing & play to easily open the amazing world of Ukulele playing!
Never played a Ukulele before? This level is perfect for the complete novice, and someone just starting to play who knows 1 or 2 chords. You will easily learn: to play chords, strum and sing simple songs on the Ukulele. Read simple melodies (trust me 100s of students have!) and learn the basic chords associated with the C Scale. This is a fun class where you will learn the solid basics of playing this fun little Instrument. Plus 2-part ensemble playing, and a variety of tunes from a repertoire of Jazz, Blues, Country, Classical, Folk & contemporary tunes! It is easy, you’ll love it! This course gives the basics in playing the Ukulele, in a fun, supportive environment.
Ukuleles will be available to borrow FREE during class (register to reserve one) We have Ukuleles for sale as well as Ukulele tuners, bags, Uke stands, and handmade straps! We have a resident luthier who is available to fit strap buttons on your Ukulele, change strings or do any repairs or modifications you may require.
You are welcome to buy your Beginner Ukulele package in advance (Colourful Emus Ukulele, Ruby's Ukes Padded Uke bag and Kala Ukulele tuner $95) And it will be waiting for you on the first night of class. Exciting!
All you need for a fun time playing the Ukulele!