It may be hard to believe, but Eddie Vedder, Warren Buffett, and Zooey Deschanel have something in common: they all play the ukulele! And no wonder – it's a cute little instrument that's easy to learn, easier to carry, and incredibly affordable. Once considered a novelty instrument or toy, it's now the instrument of choice for dozens of indie rock bands, hundreds of TV commercials, and thousands of YouTube videos. Join this course and discover how much fun it can be to make music. You will learn the basics — tuning the instrument, fundamental playing techniques, playing chords with various kinds of rhythms, and accompaniment parts to your favorite songs. Bring your own uke
; they're available locally for around $40 and up. The materials fee covers the cost of helpful handouts. Please note: BCAE promotional discounts do not apply.