Intro to Ukulele Class
Next Session Time/Day TBD
Course description: This is the perfect class for first time ukulelists! Students will learn basics of the ukulele, tuning instruction, hand position/coordination, chords, strum pattern practice, active listening, recognizing patterns, and musicality/expression. Songs include "Roar," "Best Day of My Life," "Over the Rainbow," "Riptide," and more!
Parent/Guardian participation: Parents/Guardians are welcome to bring the student with their ukulele/music into the classroom and then wait either in the waiting room/car or drop-off/pick-up. Parents/Guardians are expected to regularly remind students to practice at home. Students will be given clear directions on their practice assignment for the week.
Class size: Students enjoy more personalized attention in small class of four students per class. This class is for students ages 7-16 years old.
Class length: Classes meet one time each week for 25 minutes.
Calendar: The holiday schedule follows the Lebanon Community School Corporation’s schedule and weather closings. The Winter 2023 Classes will be held January 10th – March 21st (NO class on February 21st). Make-up Day is April 4th in the case we need to cancel class due to weather or teacher sick/emergency absence.
Tuition plans: This class is offered in a 10-week session. Class Tuition is based on a total of 10 classes per session plus a $10 Class Starter Kit fee (see next section below). Tuition can be paid by cash, check, or credit card (in-person or online, subject to transaction fee). A non-refundable deposit of $30 is due at sign-up to reserve your spot and will be applied toward your first tuition payment. Semester Fee Payments can follow either option:
• Monthly by the first of each month ($90 Jan 10th, $60 Feb. 1st, and $60 Mar 1st)
• In Full for the Semester ($210 due Jan 10th)
Supplies: Each student will need to purchase the Class Starter Kit which includes their own copy of “Ukulele Student Book” and a custom Cornerstone Music Studio Music Bag to hold everything! Students will also need a ukulele, case (preferred for travel), and tuner (Snark clip on tuners work great!).
Make-Ups. NO make-up classes/credits will be given if a student misses a group class. It makes it difficult on the student to try to “catch-up,” and is hard on the other students as something may have to be reexplained – we want you to attend every class as possible! If a student is sick or will not be able to make the class in-person, they are still able to attend via Zoom (please inform the teacher ASAP so computer can be set-up!). If class is cancelled due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances, we will make-up the class session on our make-up day at the end of the semester.