Students will learn how to hold the instrument, the names of the different parts, and review using the tuning pegs to tune. Throughout the course, students will learn different chords and strumming rhythms to play for different kinds of music. Songs from various musical genres, including blues, rock, waltzes, reggae, and country, will be taught. By the end of the course, students can expect to be able to perform a repertoire of songs from a wide variety of styles.
Gary Glewinski is a multi-instrumentalist and has presented ukulele workshops and performed for St Albert and Edmonton Public School Divisions, North Central Teachers Convention Association, St. Albert Cultivates the Arts Society, Canadian Union of Public Employees, Calgary Association of Lifelong Learners, and Music Conference Alberta. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Performance and a Post-Graduate degree in jazz studies. Gary will be assisted by Kyle Swenson.