Ukulele Lessons: Level 2 - Short Courses Sydney

Ukulele Lessons: Level 2

What you'll learn

Learn to play the ukulele with our musical instrument courses in Sydney!

You have attended our Ukulele Lessons for Beginners and would like to extend on your ukulele skills? You have a basic understanding about the Ukulele instrument but would like to play in more chords and keys? Then our Ukulele Lessons: Level 2 course is for you!

In these level 2 ukulele lessons, you will learn new strumming patterns and techniques all while playing various styles of music from the rock, pop, blues, jazz and folk genres from the 1940s to the present day.  

This class will equip you with the confidence and ability you need to further your ukulele skills. In this Ukulele course, you'll be able to expand on the ukulele skills you may already possess and learn new skills that will enable you to continue with self-directed learning after the course.

Learning outcomes

By the end of these ukulele lessons, you should be able to:

  • play a more extensive variety of chords
  • vary your strums within a song
  • alternate between picking and strumming
  • read and play ukelele tabs
  • transpose songs to your desired key

Course content

What will be covered in these ukulele lessons?

  • A brief re-cap of basic strums
  • Learn new strumming patterns (how to share a strum pattern between two chords - incorporate multiple strums within a song strums that suit 3/4 and 4/4 time)
  • Adding notes on top of chords to fill out your ukulele playing
  • Fingerpicking (will cover three different picking patterns, incorporating picking with strumming)
  • New techniques (such as chocking)
  • Damping strings (adds a percussive element to your playing - sustaining notes and chords where desired)
  • Reading tabs (you will learn how to read and play individual notes of a song)
  • Introduce new chords to your chord repertoire (diminished chords)
  • Major and minor 7ths, 2nd and 3rd position chords
  • Transposing music to different keys

Intended audience

Who are these ukulele lessons for?

This course is designed for students with experience playing the instrument.

Course materials

What we provide

  • Handouts (digital)

What to bring to class

  • Please bring your instrument to class
  • Pencil and couple highlighters
  • A tuner (recommended) or a ukelele tuning app on your phone

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Gail has been an actor/singer/musician for the past 40 years, working on stage and screen. Her focus shifted to teaching ukulele and guitar in the 2000s.  Gail has a wealth of experience teaching...

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Ukulele Lessons: Level 2

<p>Learn to play the ukulele with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/music/instrument">musical instrument courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

<p>You have attended our <a href="https

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$240 Limited inc GST / $192 / $216 / $240
Ukulele Lessons: Level 2

<p>Learn to play the ukulele with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/music/instrument">musical instrument courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

<p>You have attended our <a href="https

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$240 Limited inc GST / $192 / $216 / $240

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Ukulele Lessons: Level 2