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Learn to Play the Ukulele

Learn To Play The Ukulele

The ukulele has grown in popularity recently as it is being used in today’s popular music.
It’s easy to learn, easy to carry, and the perfect instrument to accompany singing.
Even those with no prior instrument experience will be playing songs right away in the classes taught by The Music Makers.  A new morning class is being offered for a seniors/retirees.

The ukuleles that are approved for the classes can be purchased here at Village Emporium.
Below is the new fall information.

Fall Locations, Days and Times:
100 E. McDowell St., Matthews 28105
Ages 50 and up – Thursdays – 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.  click here to register
Ages 7 to 12 – Thursdays – 6:00 to 6:45 p.m. – click here to register
Ages 13 through adults of any age – Thursdays – 7:00 to 7:45 p.m.  – click here to register
Ages:  7 years to adults of all ages (Parent accompaniment is recommended for ages 7 and 8.) 

Dates: 10 weeks – Fall dates – Sept. 12th thru Nov. 21st, 2019 
        (no classes on Oct. 31st) 

Price:   Beginner Classes – $169.00  (second family member pays only $139.00)  
Price Includes: 10 lessons, recordings of practice songs, and printed teaching materials.  

Ukuleles

Ukuleles at Village Emporium

Ukuleles

Beginner Ukulele Class
Kathy and Justin from The Music Makers will teach participants how to tune, strum, and play basic chords on this fun, little instrument.  The ukulele has become popular recently as it is being used in today’s popular music.  It’s easy to learn so even those with no prior music experience can be successful.  Participants will be playing songs right away giving them confidence in their music making abilities.  Some practice outside of the class will be necessary. An approved ukulele and tuner will need to be purchased for this class. Learning the ukulele is an easy and fun way for families to share and make music together. We love to see parents learning with their children so a discount is always given for parents.
Available Locations, Days and Times:
100 E. McDowell St., Matthews 28105
Thursdays – 7:00 to 7:45 p.m.
The Matthews Community Center is a beautiful, Historic Landmark located in downtown Matthews. It houses Fullwood Theater, home of the Matthews Playhouse, and is a busy place full of family friendly activities. You can sign up for classes at this location by clicking here.
1627 Sardis Rd. N., Charlotte NC 28270
Wednesdays – 7:00 to 7:45 p.m.
This Hawaiian themed shop is the perfect place for a ukulele class! It has a cool, relaxed vibe with couches, local art, game table tops and shelves of board games. It’s a great family friendly hang out. Register for classes at this location by filling out the below form. Your ukulele can be purchased right next door at Village Emporium.
Ages:  7 years to adults of all ages (Parent accompaniment is recommended for ages 7 and 8.)
Dates: 10 weeks – Spring classes – week of March 25th to week of June 3rd, 2019
(no classes the week of April 22nd)
Price:  $169.00 (siblings, parents or other family members pay only $139.00)
Price Includes: 10 lessons, recordings of practice songs, and printed teaching materials.
Ukuleles: The ukuleles and tuners that are approved for the class, can be purchased at
Village Emporium. Ukuleles come in a variety of colors, sizes and price ranges, starting at $39.99. The price for a tuner is $11.99.