MUS 121Z: Beginning Ukulele


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. May be repeated up to 6 credits. (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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