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       M O     UKULELE - Beginning Level O -

No experience necessary

 

         M 1     UKULELE -  ​Intermediate Level 1 -

Must have completed M0

          M2      UKULELE - Intermediate Level 2 -

Must have completed M1

 

 

All ukulele lessons will include:

  1. Exercises to limber the fingers

  2. Strumming patterns

  3. Music Theory

  4. Repertoire

 

M0

  1. Learn to tune the ukulele

  2. Learn a few things about the ukulele, some history, the parts of the ukulele, including the names of the strings

  3. Learn how to restring your ukulele

  4. Goal:

    1. To learn the basic chords: C, G, D, F.

    2. Learn at least one song each lesson

 

Pre-requisite:  No previous ukulele experience required


Class limit:  Max. 8

Class runs 12:00-1:00 once a week (Friday) for 8 weeks
Cost: $40

Class Notes: $3    

 

What to bring to class:

1. A ukulele in the C6 tuning with preferably a low G

2.  A ukulele tuner


Instructor: Shirley Miller

Start Date:  April 22, 2022

 

M 1

 

Goal:

A. To learn at least two songs each week

B. Learn some minor chords: am, em, dm, bm. Learn more major chords: including working on the Bb chord.

 

Prerequisites:

A. Know basic chords: C, G, D, F

B. Be able to tune your ukulele: C6 tuning (G C E A)

Class limit:  Max. 8

Class runs 9:40-10:40 once a week (Friday) for 8 weeks
Cost: $40

Class Notes: $3

What to bring to class:

1. A ukulele in the C6 tuning with preferably a low G

2.  A ukulele tuner

 

Instructor:  Shirley Miller

Start date:  April 22, 2022

 

M 2

 

Goal:

 

A: To color your music with 7th chords, diminished chords

B. Work on finger picking

 

Prerequisite:  Know the basic chords and their relative minors

Class limit: Max. 8

Class runs 8:30-9:30 once a week (Friday) for 8 weeks

Cost: $40

Class Notes: $3

What to bring to class:

1. A ukulele in the C6 tuning with preferably a low G

2.  A ukulele tuner

Instructor:  Shirley Miller

Start date:   April 22, 2022

 

Fine Arts

A 2 Continuing Watercolours

 

This is a continuing watercolour course.  It builds on prior student experience in colour mixing, composition, materials, etc. Session includes online tutorials, painting demonstrations by the instructor and in class instruction geared individually to each student's knowledge.

 

Cost: $80

Class Notes: $3

 

Pre-requisite: Some experience with watercolour painting
 

Class limit:  8

Class minimum: 1
 

Class days and times: Class runs 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Monday) 

What to bring to class: 

  • Watercolour paint - a red, blue and yellow minimum

  • A few watercolour brushes

  • Watercolour paper

 

Materials used by the instructor although that level of quality is not a must for students:

Winsor and Newton Artist Quality Watercolour Paint, Arches 140lb Cold Press Watercolour paper

 

Instructor:  Corinne Aelbers

Start Date: April 11th, 2022

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A 6  Calligraphy

Over the 10 weeks of the course, one hand (probably "Foundational") will be taught in depth with a variety of easily mastered scripts added for use in cards, on posters, etc.  

 

Pre-requisite:  None    

Class limit: 10
Class runs 11:15 - 1:15 once a week (Thursday) for 10 weeks
Cost: $100

Class Notes: $3

What to bring to class:

8 1/2 x 11 or larger notebook to practice and $5 to purchase a calligraphy pen from the instructor 

Instructor:  Helen Martin

Start Date: April 14, 2022

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M 8 Intermediate Piano

Students will learn techniques (scales, triads) and can choose their own pieces to play. 

 

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of piano, no beginner's please. 

Class limit: 5

Cost: $80

Class Notes: $3

Instructor: Mary Fraser

Start date: April 19th, 2022