Intermediate Ukulele Classes

Starting: watch this space for next available date, or contact Ian for more information!

Runs for 2 hours per week (Wednesdays, 7pm – 9pm), for 5 weeks

Costs $120

Held at Dougherty Centre, 7 Victor Street, Chatswood

Parking is available at Dougherty Centre or Chatswood Westfield car park. Or catch a train as we are 2 mins from the station.

Book by contacting Ian – call 0438672732 or email RSVP on Meetup.

Bring a music stand, pencil, ukulele (if you need to borrow one, please advise when you book- loan instruments are limited)

Pre-requisites – PLEASE READ and ENSURE YOU MEET THESE before booking

Completed my Beginner Class, or –

Can read basic notation, and tabs

Can play C Major, C Pentatonic, and C Chromatic scales in home position

Can strum basic thumb and finger strums, including DU and missing beats.

Knows the following chord shapes in home position:

C, C7,D,D7,Dm, E7,Em,F,F7,G,G7,Gm,A, A7,Am,Bb

Curriculum – 

More picking techniques

More Chord Melodies, including multi-part ensemble work.

Pick/Strum and Ghost Notes

Minor/Major 7ths (Theory), Intro to Minor scales

Harmonising the C-scale

Introduce Blues scale

Learning Outcomes – Better understanding of how scales make up melodies. Improve dexterity of fingers by learning new picking patterns and scales, increase chord repertoire, and increase strumming patterns repertoire.


This is a 5-week course on Wednesdays starting 21st February 2017, with each class 2-hours duration, 7-9pm. That’s 10 hours of face to face classes!

A short video covering each week’s material is provide following each lesson to allow students to practice more effectively from home, as well as all the hand-outs you need.

Focus for the course is expanding the use of scales, learning some new picking techniques, and use several chord melodies to pull it together with some more advanced strumming.

Total course fee $120, payable via PayPal if you book through Meetup or in cash on the first night.

If you wish to pay cash on the first night, please send me a note as Meetup will not allow you to RSVP without paying.

Look forward to seeing you there!