Pleanty of room in Ukulele class tomorrow Sunday Nov. 29th at 2 PM, Coyle

Toandos Neighbors,

John Hatton, an instructor of ukulele and guitar in the Michigan State University Community Music School’s folk music program ( will be here in Coyle tomorrow! John is known for his teaching of novice players at festivals and workshops from coast to coast and having them perform their debut ‘uke tune’ after only a one-hour workshop. He makes playing the uke fun and exciting.

BEGINNING UKULELE (Sunday, Nov. 29th from 2:00 – 4:00 PM) $25 per student with an extra practice hour for those who want to stay after at another $5

History of the Ukulele:
Where does it come from?
First Instrument called a Raga, its shape, fingerboard, and size.
Fred Kamaka and the ‘pinapple’ uke
How was it first used?
How to hold the ukulele.
How to strum the ukulele.
Tuning history for ukes and sizes
(Eb, D, C, Bb, A, G)
String notes in ‘C6’ tuning

A little theory: chords made up of notes and songs made up of chords
How to make a ‘C’ chord
How to make a ‘F’ chord
How to make a ‘G’chord

‘She’ll Be Comin Round The Mountain’
‘You Are My Sunshine’
‘My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean’
‘On Top Of Spaghetti’
‘Blowin’ In The Wind’

Please join us tomorrow if you can.

2:00 PM
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center
923 Hazel Point Road
Coyle, WA 98376

Bring your ukulele, or if you don’t have one yet, there will be one you can borrow.

Norm Johnson

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