Ukulele for beginners
Ukulele for continuing beginners
Blackstone River Theatre will offer a six-week UKULELE class for total beginners with instructor Armand Aromin on Thursdays, February 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, and 28, from 6:30-7:30 PM. This small, group class needs a minimum of five students, with a maximum of eight. Fee is $90 per student per six-week session. This class is designed for the complete beginner, and/or, if you're like Armand, you want to play an instrument but can't understand why anyone thinks playing bar chords on guitar is enjoyable. We'll talk about rhythm, chords, strum patterns, and how to accompany both songs AND tunes. All this while Armand not-so-subliminally infuses every lesson with his Rhode Island music agenda. Must bring a ukulele to class!
Blackstone River Theatre will also offer a six-week UKULELE class for CONTINUING beginners with instructor Armand Aromin on Thursdays, February 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, and 28, from 7:45-8:45 PM. This small, group class needs a minimum of five students, with a maximum of eight. Fee is $90 per student per six-week session. This class is designed for the continuing beginner student who has gone from simply owning a uke to learning how to play one. We'll continue to work on topics referenced above in the beginner class, but also learn fingerpicking patterns, alternative chord voicings, transposition, and, of course, further methods for pushing the Rhode Island music agenda... Must bring a ukulele to class!
Armand Aromin is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, dancer, and violin maker who strongly believes in discovering one's local musical history. His Providence-based duo, The Vox Hunters, have just published their first book of old music from Rhode Island entitled The Ocean State Songster, volume I.
HOW TO REGISTER
So we can be assured of meeting the minimum needed to hold any of our class offerings, BRT NEEDS PRE-PAYMENT AT LEAST 3 DAYS BEFORE THE START OF ANY CLASS (and hopefully sooner!) or we'll need to cancel at that time.
If you are interested in the beginner or continuing beginner uke class, please:
1. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to pre-register and then,
2. Put a check payable to Blackstone River Theatre in the mail ASAP to: Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad Street, Cumberland, Rhode Island 02864