Basic Ukulele

Class Name:

Basic Ukulele

Discover the joy of playing theUkulele! No prior musical experience required. Learn basic chords, strumming patterns, and popular tunes in an engaging group environment.


Anna Pauscher Morawitz


4 week class; Mondays, Oct. 23-Nov. 13; 6:00 to 6:50 p.m.

Class Size:

Minimum 5, Maximum 25

Age Range:

Middle school to adult

Materials Required:

A soprano, concert or tenor ukulele (baritone ukuleles will not work).

A ukulele tuner or a tuning app on your phone or smart device

A folder or notebook to keep your handouts organized

The teacher will provide handouts related to class content

Course Objectives

*Parts of the ukulele and how to tune and care for the instrument

*Vocabulary for describing which strings to play and where to place your fingers to make each chord

*Picking patterns and strums for each chord we learn. Strumming with your thumb, fingers, and finger-picking patterns

*Making music in a group, playing songs, exercises and collaborating with other musicians

*Different chord shapes and playing basic chord progressions by following worksheets and song sheets