Class Schedule

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Class Schedule form the 2016 6th ANNUAL OAKRIDGE UKULELE FESTIVAL

2016 Class Schedule

 

Friday, August 12     1-2:30pm Class Sessions

Class 1                        Beginner’s Workshop – Start at the very beginning & find out why playing ukulele is so much fun

Neal Chin

Class 2                        Picking Ukulele in 6/8 Time – Enhance your style by picking instead of strumming

Carl Ventis

Beginner/Intermediate players

Class 3                        Why Wouldn’t Walter Waltz? – It is all about love

Ronnie Ontiveros

Intermediate/Advanced players

 

Friday, August 12     3-4:30pm Class Sessions

Class 4                        Swingin’ the Uke! Hot rhythm strums, blues to ragtime & vintage swing

James Clem

Intermediate/Advanced players

Class 5                        Learning Songs – Song interpretation & retention

Ben Bonham

Intermediate

Class 6                        Beatles Ukulele Bliss

Richard Colombo

Beginner/Intermediate

 

Saturday, August 13            8:30-10am Class Sessions

Class 7                        Chord Progressions & Variations – Embellish with progressions, inversions & new techniques

Neal Chin

Intermediate/Advanced players

Class 8                        The Gateway Instrument – Taking it slow, one finger at a time

Ronnie Ontiveros

Beginner players

Class 9                        Easy Jazz – Great jazz standards & songs you already know

Richard Colombo

Beginner/Intermediate

 

Saturday, August 13            10:30 – Noon Class Sessions

Class 10                      Soloing & Improv – Learn confidence to go it alone

Carl Ventis

Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced

Class 11                      Blues – What is it about the blues?

Stephan Yant

Intermediate players

Class 12                      Picking & Strumming Techiques – Tremolo picking, fan strums, muting & more

Neal Chin

Intermediate

 

Saturday, August 13            1:30 – 3pm Class Sessions

Class 13                      Rockin’ the Uke – 1950’s & 60’s, golden age of great songs

James Clem

Intermediate/Advanced players

Class 14                      Take the Right Hand Train – Rhythm patterns & accents, fingerpicking & arpeggios

Richard Colombo

Intermediate/Advanced players

Class 15                      Ukulele Rhythm – Develop your groove

Ben Bonham

All Levels

 

Saturday, August 13            3:30 – 5pm Class Sessions

Class 16                      Rockin’ the Uke/Part 2 – 1950’s & 60’s, golden age of great songs

James Clem

Intermediate/Advanced players

Class 17                      Big Ron & Medium Ben’s Nice Class – Sounds like fun

Ronnie Ontiveros & Ben Bonham

Intermediate

Class 18                      Prep, Practice & Perform – Get ready for Open Mic

Stephan Yant

All Levels

 

Saturday, August 13            5:30-6:30pm              Open Mic on the Keg&Cask Stage