UKULELE GUITAR

ANY PLACE IS HAPPY IF YOU PLAY THE UKULELE.

– Anonymous.

Composers:

Jake Shimbukuro, Israel Kamakawiwoʻole.

What it is:

a four chord instrument, native to Hawaii, Tahiti and Easter Island. It’s an adaptation of the Portuguese cavaquinho.

Why choose the ukulele guitar:

You can play your favorite pop, jazz, folk.

It improves concentration, multi-tasking, and memory skills.

It boost self-confidence by learning favorite musical pieces.

It alleviates stress.

It stimulates creativity by encouraging improvisation.

It influences joint and finger flexibility.

Why Music4All for ukulele classes:

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Your teacher is a student, graduate or professor at the Conservatory.

The process is based exclusively on individual sessions.

Flexible classes tailor to the student’s schedule.

We provide a space where you can exercise in peace with your favorite instrument.

Classes can begin at 7 years old.

The curriculum is EQF-certified.

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The classes take place both in Romanian and English.

We provide all the manuals, study applications and recordings.

Personalized curriculum based on personal objectives and grading certificates.

Flexible repertoire.

Curriculum for the modern musician.

The ukulele class is structured from the basics to very high levels of performance.

The learning process is based on 8 levels and Debut. The Debut section can be split into Pre-debut and Debut.

Debut

For students who have never played the ukulele and who want to learn the instrument. This stage helps them set the instrument basics.

The debut exam is based on 5 components, technical exercises, solo performance from a given repertoire, discussion, improv or reading, hearing test.

Grade 1

Curriculum designed for those who have been learning the ukulele for a year. They already know the basic skills and techniques.

Grade 1 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Improv or reading a song for the first time

Hearing test

Discussion

Grade 2

The student learns more about fundamental study techniques.

Grade 2 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Improv or reading a song for the first time

Hearing test

Discussion

Grade 3

The ukulele student has reached their final beginner grade. They have already been playing the ukulele for 2 years, they know the basic techniques and rhythms, and are now starting to discuss style.

Grade 3 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Improv or reading a song for the first time

Hearing test

Discussion

Grade 4

Grade 4 is the first intermediate level, the student starts to develop their artistic sense and to learn about expression. New and complex rhythms and techniques, the general level is higher.

Grade 4 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Improv or reading a song for the first time

Hearing test

Discussion

Grade 5

Students have been playing for at least 3 years and can perform mor complex rhythms. They now play with a more expressive and stylish approach.

Grade 5 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Improv or reading a song for the first time

Hearing test

Discussion

Grade 6

The first advanced grade, for students with at least 4 years of experience. The student has mastered rhythms, technique and musical comprehension. Performance starts to be important.

Grade 6 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Improv or reading a song for the first time

Hearing test

Discussion

Grade 7

The player knows how to use more complex rhythms and techniques, proving to have good musical fluency.

Grade 7 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Improv or reading a song for the first time

Hearing test

Discussion

Grade 8

At least 5 years experience. All techniques and rhythms have been implemented, likewise style and expression. The student develops a higher level and their personal interpretation.

Grade 8 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Improv or reading a song for the first time

Hearing test

Discussion

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Course configuration