7674 A Complete Guide to Playing & Teaching the Ukulele

The ukulele is quickly becoming one of the most popular instruments in music education, and with good reason: it's inexpensive, portable and approachable. Learn everything you need to know to start using the ukulele in your classroom. This course covers basic uke anatomy, tuning, types and features, how to read chord diagrams, strumming, popular chords and chord progressions. You'll also learn a few songs along the way that you can put to use immediately. Suitable for absolute beginners through intermediate players who are looking for new ideas.

There is only ONE spot remaining in this course as of 7:00 a.m. on 5/22/14

Instructor: Kalani Das, MT-BC

Kalani_Das_headshotKalani Das, MT-BC is a world percussion specialist with more than 30 years of professional experience. He is a certified Orff-Schulwerk educator, a board-certified music therapist, and is a requested presenter at conferences worldwide. Kalani has worked with music legends Barry Manilow, Yanni, Kenny Loggins, and Rod Stewart. He is the founder of the DCM approach to community music making and a member of the Music Therapy Drumming training team. Kalani has written over nine books and produced numerous instructional DVDs and music CDs. He presents workshops, retreats, and residencies for students, teachers, therapists, and the general public. and



All online courses will begin on September 29 and conclude on December 19. Registration for all online courses closes at 12:00 p.m. CST on October 3, 2014 (through the end of the first week of classes).

Course Information

7674 A Complete Guide to Playing & Teaching the Ukulele
3 graduate credits
Tuition: $900, due in full with registration.
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