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Merrymeeting Adult Education



Music + Dance

Ukulele for Beginners

$79

with Duncan Perry

Calendar Jun 1, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Ukulele time is now! Learn to play the ukulele! It's never been more popular. Join  our no-stress four week beginner's program. No need to read music, Duncan  Perry, our popular instructor, will ease you into the fundamentals of playing the  uke using a graduated system teaching chords, rhythm and strumming, and some  fingerpicking. And by the time the program is over, you will have a “toolbox”  brimming with foundational skills and knowledge. Beginner classes will repeat  every month so you can choose the class that suits your schedule best. Following  registration you will receive the link to the Zoom session you have chosen to attend. If you don’t own a ukulele, please contact us for guidance about buying one. Let your musical journey begin!

Beyond Beginners Ukulele, The Journey Continues

$79

with Duncan Perry

Calendar Jun 2, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Are you eager to take your ukulele playing to a new level? Would you like to enhance your strumming and finger-picking skills? Perhaps you'd like to discover how to introduce melody notes into your playing. Maybe you've wondered how to decorate your playing with techniques like hammer-ons, pull offs, slides and more. Here's your chance! Join Duncan Perry for a skills packed program that offers advanced and creative ideas for playing the ukulele. You'll need a playable ukulele tuned to GCEA, of course, a sense of humor, a computer or an iPad on which to participate in this Zoom course, plus a solid knowledge of the primary six chords in each of the keys of C (C, Dm, Em, F, G7, Am) and G (G, Am, Bm, C, D7, Em, F). Sign up, tune up, and get ready to notch up your ukulele playing skills!

Let It Go! w/ Tony

$70

with Tony Garreton

Calendar Jun 21, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 9 weeks

"Let it Go with Tony" is under TDF (Tony Dance Fiesta LLC) and is not only a dance program that helps you physically by burning calories and keeping you fit, but it also helps you fight depression, it will encourage you to feel empowered and confident. It will be a time dedicated especially to you, where you will laugh, dance, without being judged. This class is for everybody, gender, age and shape… you will go at your own pace, just like you would in a nightclub or in a family party! Course fee is for 6 sessions with Tony.

Ukulele Refresher Plus: Session I

$39

with Duncan Perry

Calendar Jul 11, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

So, you learned to play the ukulele and you loved it but, well, life got in the way and the uke was neglected. Have you been meaning to brush up your playing because it's fun, relaxing, challenging, a brain booster and a great way to socialize? What to do? Join this refresher course to rediscover the joy of playing your ukulele. In it, you'll review the basics, smooth out any 'bumps in the road' and pick up new skills to add to your player's tool box. Reignite your playing! No time to lose. Get ready to jump back into the wonderful world of ukulele!

Ukulele Refresher Plus: Session II

$39

with Duncan Perry

Calendar Aug 2, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

So, you learned to play the ukulele and you loved it but, well, life got in the way and the uke was neglected. Have you been meaning to brush up your playing because it's fun, relaxing, challenging, a brain booster and a great way to socialize? What to do? Join this refresher course to rediscover the joy of playing your ukulele. In it, you'll review the basics, smooth out any 'bumps in the road' and pick up new skills to add to your player's tool box. Reignite your playing! No time to lose. Get ready to jump back into the wonderful world of ukulele!





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