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Course registration and OFC event tickets can be reserved over the phone with a credit card or in person at the store. All registration deadlines are two days before the start date of the course. Registration is final with absolutely no refunds with the unique exception being a course that is cancelled due to low enrollment. Phone : 613-730-2887 extension 3.

Upcoming

30 Apr 2015 Youth Beginner Ukulele (ages 7-12)
Dan Grewal
Have a uke? Want to learn how to play with others? If you are a beginner or just looking to jam with friends, sign up for this course. Learn how to play all your favourite songs and learn new techniques to become a better musician. No experience necessary. All you need is a uke! Thursdays, 4-5 pm. April 30 – June 18, 8 weeks $136 members, $156 (non)
2 May 2015 Music In Motion (for Kids 2-5 Years Old)
Connor McGuire
This course is designed to introduce kids to the very basics of counting and singing songs, as well as giving them the opportunity to get their hands on some instruments from around the world. Every week, little ones will re-visit the basics of music to assist in developing a good sense of rhythm and tone. Facilitated by Connor McGuire, fun loving musician and young-at-heart dad! Instruments are provided by the Ottawa Folklore Centre. Saturdays 10:15 – 11 a.m., May 2 – June 20, 8 weeks $80 members, $96 (non)
2 May 2015 Saturday Morning Uke Club (ages 4-8)
Connor McGuire
Your kids will learn to plunk, strum and rock their way through classic rock songs and modern super hits! In a fun setting this class will teach the basics of chording and picking all while getting kids comfortable with playing in a group. In the final class the kids will teach the parents a song! Saturdays 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., May 2 – June 20, 8 weeks $136 members, $156 (non)
4 May 2015 Beginner Ukulele Part 1
Joel Jacques
Come find your musical voice through learning to sing and play the ukulele. This introduction is for those picking up the ukulele for the first time. Participants will learn to play and sing popular songs together in a group setting. You’ll develop the basic set of skills that you’ll need to enjoy making music on the ukulele. May 4 – June 1 (Mondays), 6:00-7:00pm, $68 members, $80 non members.
5 May 2015 Beginner Ukulele Part 2
Joel Jacques
Continue to develop the basic set of skills needed for making music on the ukulele. Variations and refinements to all of the strumming techniques learned in part 1 will be added as well as introducing some new rhythms, patterns and techniques while playing popular songs. Basic fingerpicking techniques will be reviewed plus introducing melodic playing, scales, and learning to read tablature notation. May 5 – 26 (Tuesdays), 6:00-7:00pm, $68 members, ($80 non)
10 May 2015 Sunday Afternoon Uke Club (ages 4-8)
Connor McGuire
Your kids will learn to plunk, strum and rock their way through classic rock songs and modern super hits! In a fun setting this class will teach the basics of chording and picking all while getting kids comfortable with playing in a group. In the final class the kids will teach the parents a song! Sundays 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., May 10 – June 28, 8 weeks $136 members, $156 (non)
12 May 2015 Daytime Beginner Ukulele
Joel Jacques
Have you been wanting to take up the ukulele but have no previous experience? Need some guidance to learn the basics of making music on the ukulele? Have some time during the day? This class will be an introduction to the basics of making music with the ukulele. We will learn to accompany songs by ‘strumming/fingerpicking and singing’. We will learn to play melodies and duets, allowing our ukulele to do the singing. We will learn to play many songs, but always with the focus on learning and developing the basic repertoire of skills of playing the ukulele. Tuesdays May 12 – June 30, 11:30-12:30am, 8 weeks, $136 members, ($156 non)

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Details

Reach us | Nous joindre

  • Ottawa Folklore Centre
    1111 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3X4
    613.730-2887 | 1-800-385-FOLK (3655)
    thefolks@ottawafolklore.com

Hours | Heures

  • Monday-Friday  10 am to 9 pm
  • Saturday  9:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • Sunday  12:00pm-5:00pm

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