Workshop Schedule

October Workshops

Intro Ukulele Workshop (For Absolute Beginners)

Date: Tuesday, Oct 15 from 6-7:30pm
Location: Hale Ukulele: 3650 Clairemont Dr. Suite 10 San Diego, CA 92117 (located in the courtyard behind the ukulele shop)
Cost: $35 Cash or Venmo accepted.
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Intro to the Ukulele; Absolute Beginners Description:

Playing the ukulele is fun and easy! In this introduction workshop, you’ll quickly progress on a path to musical happiness! Ukuleles are available to borrow during the workshop upon request. During this workshop you’ll learn:

  • Learn how to hold your ukulele.
  • Learn which fingers to use when strumming.
  • Learn one, two and three finger chords in the key of C major.
  • Learn how to read a ukulele chord chart.
  • Learn several basic strumming patterns.
  • Learn how to transition between chords.
  • Learn what the four strings of a ukulele are tuned to.
  • Learn a handful of easy songs by the end of the workshop.
  • Learn the basics of singing and playing the ukulele at the same time.

Halloween (Beyond Beginner) Ukulele Workshop

Date: Saturday, Oct 26 from 3-4:30pm
Location: Hale Ukulele: 3650 Clairemont Dr. Suite 10 San Diego, CA 92117 (located in the courtyard behind the ukulele shop)
Cost: $30 Cash or Venmo accepted.
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Halloween Workshop Description: This beyond beginner ukulele workshop is geared for those who have either taken Intro Ukulele or can already play and transition between chords in the key of C major (chords C, F, G, G7 and Am, Dm and Em7). If you’ve just begun your ukulele adventures, this workshop may be too challenging. I suggest having several months of ukulele playing to really enjoy this workshop. We will be reviewing chords and songs the key of C major and learning Halloween themed songs in the key of G and D major. We’ll spend 10-15 minutes on each song.

  • We’ll review chords and songs in the key of C major.
  • Learn new chords and songs in the key of G and D major.
  • Learn how to play a barre chord (it’s easy!)
  • Learn several rhythmic strumming patterns.
  • Learn how to smoothly transition between chords.
  • Learn how to sing and play the ukulele at the same time!
  • Songs we’ll learn: Thriller, Adams Family Theme Song, Monster Mash, Witch Doctor, Bad Moon Rising, Scooby Doo Theme Song, Time Warp (from Rocky Horror Picture Show).