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POSTPONED-Got Those Ukulele Blues! with Kevin Marcinko
March 18, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday | March 18 | 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Members $19 | Non-Members $24
If you’re hanging out with some friends, a basic blues progression is the easiest way to get a jam going with different musicians. This workshop will cover all of the basic skills necessary to playing the blues on the ukulele. Participants will learn to strum the 12 Bar Blues progression, how to play a blues scale, and how to improv a solo (it’s easier than you think). Participants should be comfortable reading a chord diagram and strumming the ukulele. If you attended “Ukulele: Take it from the Top!” and practiced for a week or two, you should be ready for the blues. Please bring a Ukulele and pencil.
Children ages10 and up are welcome, if there’s a parent with them.
Register early! Class registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, and all of our classes have a “make-it-or-break it” point—if registration is too low two business days before the class runs, we may be forced to cancel it.
Not sure if you can attend? Let us know you’re a “tentative” registration, and we’ll keep you updated.
This class has been postponed. Please check back for a rescheduled date and time.
Kevin Marcinko is a NYS certified music teacher and Crane School graduate as well as a Ukulele enthusiast. At Crane he majored in Music Education with a concentration in String Orchestra on the Viola. Since graduating, he has directed the Glens Falls Elementary Orchestra program, pursued Masters Degrees in Music Education and Educational Technology at SUNY Potsdam. Kevin has been employed at Madrid-Waddington Central School since 2015. For Kevin, music is not just an art, but a way of belonging to a community and expressing oneself creatively. He hopes to encourage the local adoption of this up and coming instrument to help foster new musicians, encourage community involvement in the arts, and for already accomplished musicians, to introduce them to a great new way to make music.