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Lenny rolls out songs and techniques in an easy going tour of the world of ukulele.  You'll be jamming right from the start, and by the end of the journey you'll have strums, riffs and songs that you can take with you wherever you go!


Level

This course is intended for beginners and intermediate students who want to cover the ins and outs of playing the ukulele.  You can choose either the beginner track or the intermediate track when you register. 


Beginner

You're getting comfortable with practicing the basic chords (C, F, Am, G, G7), learning strum patterns and how to sing and play at the same time. 


Intermediate

Do you want to challenge yourself with more complex strum patterns, chords, and chord melody? This class will give you plenty to explore. 


Location & Class Format

This journey will be offered fully online. You also get free entry to in-person jam sessions for those who live near Albany, CA


Schedule

Wednesdays, October 20 to November 10th via Zoom

  • Beginners: 5pm - 5:45pm PST

  • Intermediate: 5:45pm - 6:30pm PST


Plus - 2 free jams for those in the Bay Area!

In person in Albany, CA (outdoors) 

Saturday, Oct 23rd and Sunday, Nov 14th

  • 12:30 - 1:00pm - Q&A for those registered in the course

  • 1:00 - 3:00pm - Jam open to all! Free for course participants


Materials

Please bring a ukulele to the first class. Lenny wrote a guide to purchasing one.


Covid Precautions

Our in-person jam will take place outdoors, seated at large picnic tables. We will also have some folding chairs that can be placed at a distance. We ask that you follow the most recent guidance on wearing a mask (masks are required for unvaccinated participants and recommended for everyone). Hand sanitizer is also available. 


Accessibility

Please let us know if you need wheelchair or other accommodations by emailing team@mixlife.com

4 weeks
Online
15 - 30 people
Level:
Beginner & Intermediate
Ukulele: Autumn Month of Music

Come jam with us as you learn to create music on the Ukulele. Choose either the beginner or intermediate track.

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INSTRUCTOR

Lenny San Jose

Lenny, aka Ukulenny, is an ukulele performer and educator based in Oakland, CA. He received his training at UC Berkeley (B.A. in Music) and earned his teaching credential at Cal State East Bay. After teaching music in public schools for 5 years, he made the leap to becoming a full-time musician, performing and leading workshops. An avid multi-instrumentalist, Lenny grew up playing piano and writing songs on his guitar. He played cello in the high school orchestra and saxophone in the Cal Band. 


In 2009 he fell in love with the ukulele and found it to be the easiest and most fulfilling instrument to teach. He appreciated that it was a very sociable instrument that didn’t take itself too seriously, and that people enjoyed playing the ukulele in large groups. 


He started his ukulele career on the BART train and eventually was leading commenters in song. His YouTube channel has since gained over 75,000 subscribers and 9.9 million views. A sponsored Kala Artist, he spearheaded the Learn to Play Program on Kala’s website and app, and continues to preach the ukulele gospel nationwide.

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