UKULELE LESSONS


Welcome to the UM Ukulele Method Programme. This programme has been carefully crafted to suit all levels, from the very beginner who has never touched an instrument before, to the regular strummer who loves to play and sing along, to the seasoned fingerstyle enthusiast who wants to fine tune their techniques, we have a module that would be suitable for you to take on its own or in progression as your skills improve.

We are currently accepting applications online and in-store for next month's intake. All modules are conducted in a classroom format in groups of up to 7-8 students per class for Module 1 and 1+. For Modules 2 and 3, groups will be smaller in order for students to receive more individual attention from the instructors. For more information on the modules, details will be available below the time table.


 PRIVATE LESSONS

For those who cannot commit to our group class schedule, individual (private lessons 1-on-1) are also available for signups.

Please select your prefered module below:

Module 1

Module 1+

Module 2

- Module 3 

 

Ad-hoc private lessons are also available. 1 pax / 2 pax / 3 pax.

Please inquire in-store, phone 6299 0580, or email us.

 

GROUP LESSONS

 

 

October 2017 Lessons Intake
Time 11am - 12pm 12pm - 1pm 1pm - 2pm 2pm - 3pm 3pm - 4pm 4pm - 5pm 5pm - 6pm 6pm - 7pm 7pm - 8pm

TUE

 

WED

 

THUR

  October Module 1
5 Oct - 21 Dec (MG)

FRI

 
SAT
October Module 1
7 Oct - 23 Dec (MG)

 

UM Kids Class
From 7 Oct (MG)

Trial, 4 1020 sessions

 

SUN
   

 

 

September 2017 Lessons Intake
Time 11am - 12pm 12pm - 1pm 1pm - 2pm 2pm - 3pm 3pm - 4pm 4pm - 5pm 5pm - 6pm 6pm - 7pm 7pm - 8pm

TUE

 

WED

 

THUR

 

FRI

 
SAT

 

August Module 1
9 Sept - 25 Nov (PT)

 

SUN
   

 

 

 



 

M1 textbook

 

Module 1 – Beginner Ukulele Method

Designed to suit beginners with no prior music knowledge, this module covers basic chords and strumming patterns as well as other commonly used chords in most popular music today. Students learn about rhythm and how to apply different strumming patterns to suit each rhythm. Songs include pop, traditional, and familiar tunes. This module is also suitable for self-taught ukulele players who want to build up their proficiency in the instrument. 

Suitable for:
Beginners with no prior experience with musical instruments
• Self-taught players who want to polish up their skills
• Anyone who wants to pick up a new skill
• Anyone seeking a new hobby, be part of an ever-growing community
• Anyone who wants to learn to play a musical instrument
 

Format & Fees:
12 weeks duration • One hour per week • 4–8 students per class • Fees: S$320.00 (incl. textbook)
per student • Instruments not included • Textbook: UM Beginner Ukulele Method Module 1

How to sign up:
Click any of the buttons below to sign up for Group Classes or a Private Class today!


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Module 1+

 

Module 1+ – Beginner Ukulele Method 

Eight weeks of learning pop song s, chart toppers, oldies, rhythms, and techniques from playing songs you like. This continuation of Module 1 would help to polish up essential skills and techniques to play songs like Hey Jude by John Lennon, Fields of Gold by Sting, I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash, Price Tag by Jessie J and Life in Technicolor II by Coldplay.

Suitable for:
Beginners who can play and sing at the same time
• Ability to change chords without having to look at the hands
Self-taught players who want to polish up their rhythm

• Beginners who have completed Module 1  

Format & Fees:
12 weeks duration • One hour per week • 4–8 students per class • Fees: S$320.00 (incl. textbook)
per student • Instruments not included • Textbook: UM Beginner Ukulele Method Module 1+

How to sign up:
Private one-to-one lessons also available here
For group lessons please refer to current intake calendar above

Group Class Button   Group Classes




Module 2

 

Module 2 – Beginner/Intermediate Ukulele Method  

For students who want to learn music theory (notes reading, music scales etc.), this module is designed to help student embrace music theory with ease. Learn to play lead and harmonising parts to a song in a fun and relaxed setting. This module prepares the student to progress smoothly into playing chord melodies, simple instrumental solos and arpeggios which make a nice alternative to strumming accompaniment.

Suitable for:
Beginners with some experience on stringed instruments
• Self-taught players who want to learn music theory
• Ukulele strummers who want to learn how to play melody or solos

Format & Fees: 12 weeks duration • One hour per week • 4-8 students per class • Fees: S$320.00 (incl. textbook)
per student • Instruments not included • Textbook: UM Beginner Ukulele Method Module 2

How to sign up:
Private one-to-one lessons also available here
For group lessons please refer to current intake calendar above


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Module 3

  Module 3 – Beginner/Intermediate Ukulele Method

This module is suitable for player who have prior music background, or have completed Module 2. Techniques covered in this module prepare students to play solos in various genres of music including classical, pop, rock, and bossa nova.

Suitable for:
Students who have completed Module 2
• Guitar players who are keen to pick up the ukulele
• Ukulele players who are proficient in strumming and picking
• Ukulele players who wants to expand their repertoire

Format & Fees: 12 weeks duration • One hour per week • 4-6 students per class • Fees: S$380.00 (incl. textbook)
per student per module • Instruments not included • Textbook: UM Intermediate Ukulele Method Module 3

How to sign up:
Private one-to-one lessons also available here
For group lessons please refer to current intake calendar above

Group Class Button   Group Classes



 

For all our modules, students are free to bring their own ukuleles if they own one, or purchase one from us. Students are not limited to just entry level models. Most importantly, find one which suits your budget, with the kind of tone you like, and one that feels and looks good in your hands! 

Important note:
1. Course fees for all Modules (12 x hourly-sessions, once a week) is payable upfront upon sign-up.

2. Each sign-up is non-transferable nor refundable once the module has commenced unless the lessons are not able to continue due to unforeseen circumstances.

3. Each booking can only be guaranteed upon payment of the course fees and course material charge.

4. Each class will only commence if there is a minimum of 3 students.

5. Lessons will be conducted at UM178, 178 Race Course Road, Singapore 218608.

 

 

 

kids

 

UM KIDS PROGRAMME

Unleash your child’s creativity and musical talent with the UM Kids Programme developed by UKULELE MOVEMENT. This programme aims to teach ukulele through play and inquiry to cultivate their passion for music and the instrument. Unlike conventional music courses, this programme is stress-free and non-academic and the pace is set by the participants’ progress. To keep their attention, each session will be packed with fun activities besides ukulele playing. Your child will be learning new songs coupled with movements and games to keep their inquiring minds engaged. Music lessons will never be the same again.

An ongoing programme with no start or end date, your child is able to start anytime he/she is ready. Materials will be provided.

We are honoured to have Mervyn Goh (former KidsCentral host and producer and host of school roadshows) as our pioneer instructor for this class. Mervyn has worked with children of all ages and hosted many kids events like SmartKids Asia etc.

Format:
Every Saturday 1pm — 1:45pm  •  Programme starts 7 Oct 2017  •   5 — 8yrs old  •  Minimum 3pax to class  •   Maximum 6pax per class

Class fees:
One-time registration fee of $40 (non-refundable)  •  Trial class $30 (1 session)   •  $100 for 4 sessions  •  $225 for 10 sessions  •  $400 for 20 sessions

Terms & Conditions:
1) Registration fee and programme fees are payable upfront before attending classes.
2) All sessions are to be completed within the stipulated validity period. Validity period is calculated as consecutive weeks of bought sessions + 2 months buffer. Eg: a 4-session programme validity is 4 weeks + 2 months = 3 months. Your validity period will be calculated and given to you when you sign up.
3) Sessions unconsumed within the validity period will be forfeited.
4) Students are required to attend their first session within 1 month from date of payment.
5) This programme is non-refundable and non-transferable once the first session starts.

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The James Hill Ukulele Course

3cover James Hill Ukulele Course is a new and exciting musical experience for ukulele students everywhere, and is now available exclusively at UKULELE MOVEMENT! Based on a method created by J. Chalmers Doane and James Hill, the program aims to open doors for students wishing to pursue music further, while keeping a "fun from day one" experience in mind.

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