Tag Archives: Beginners

Ukulele Courses starting January 2017

Two new nine-week courses are starting on Tuesday 10th January 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 COURSES FOR BEGINNERS page!



Ukulele Crash Course for Beginners

A new crash course for beginners will be starting Saturday 3rd October. This course is perfect for total beginners and those wanting to build confidence in their playing before joing RUG (or another ukulele group!)

Prices include a book and CD to take home with you!

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Crash Course Reg Form OCT-NOV 2015

Email Jen@bighooha.co.uk to book your place or for more info 🙂

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

Cost for 1 course is £45 or £80 for both

Email jen@bighooha.co.uk for more details or to register your interest or fill in this registration form

Crash Course Reg Form Jan – Mar 2015