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Free Ukulele Lessons

August 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday and Tuesday, repeating until August 5, 2020

Hosted by the Davis Senior Center.

First-time players are invited to join Zoom classes Mondays & Tuesdays from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. beginning July 13 through August 4.

Mondays are reserved for lessons, and Tuesdays will provide a lesson review followed by a question and answer session.

Students will learn ukulele components, positioning, tuning and simple strumming. The C, C7, A minor, F, and G7 chords will be introduced. Students will receive song sheets with video links for practice. Register for this free program no later than July 8 by emailing seniorservices@cityofdavis.org or calling the Senior Center at 530-757-5696.

Instructor Julie Silva teaches ukulele as a volunteer through “Ukes for Schools,” teaching music to grade school children. She has been a volunteer ukulele leader for the past two summers at the Davis Senior Center. Julie is also the beginner liaison for the C Street ukulele group, a local ukulele play-along organization that meets weekly. Julie says of her work, “I am committed to helping ukulele newcomers experience learning an instrument that is fun, great for your brain and is an avenue to connect socially with others.”


August 3
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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