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MUS 121Z: Beginning Ukulele (2 credits)

Course Description

Basic principles of performance; relevant problems in literature. Introductory course in ukulele. Focus on principles of performance. Course is intended for students with little or no experience in playing the ukulele. (1 hour lecture, 2 hours rehearsal)

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the history of ‘ukulele development.
  • Apply knowledge of basic concepts in accurate performances.
  • Strum chords for three (3) Hawaiian songs (in different keys) that demonstrate an understanding of major scale (music theory) applications.
  • Perform with growing confidence in class performances.

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page last updated: April 28, 2014

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