Come and Strum! Saturday Mornings 10:00 to Noon The Western Illinois Museum 201 S. Lafayette Street Loaner ukuleles available. A fun session suitable for people of all levels of ability from the newbie to the seasoned player!
Saturday Mornings Newbies Class meets from 10 -11 AM at the Museum contact Mike to get involved in this ongoing class.
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Ukulele University 101 Workshop Western Illinois Museum Date coming soon! Learn to play the ukulele!
Ukulele Macomb with the Western Illinois Museum will host Ukulele University 101 on a Saturday in February 1 -3 pm. to be announced soon. The workshop provides introductory instruction for beginners and is designed for people who have no experience with the ukulele. Taught by Mike McGowan, the session will introduce and explore basic tuning, chords, strumming techniques, phrasing and songs. Cost for the program is $10. Ukulele provided or bring your own. Contact Western Illinois Museum to register for this workshop. Western Illinois Museum, 201 South Lafayette Street Macomb, IL 61455, 309 837 2750 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ukulele Macomb is a group of extraordinary people who come together to make music. Ukulele Macomb provides opportunities to explore this fascinating instrument through workshops, a weekly players circle, jam sessions, public concerts and an annual regional festival that build community through playing and singing together.
Cliff Edwards, born in Hannibal, Missouri, a hit in Vaudeville, had several number one records. He voiced "Jimminy Cricket" and recorded "When you wish upon a star" which became the theme song of Disney.
Tuesday Evening Jam Session 7 - 8:30 PM at the Museum! Tuesday evening sessions are for stretching your limits - working on advanced skills and arrangements! Expand your repertoire and beef up your playing and styles.
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Coming June 2014 The 2nd Annual Macomb Ukulele Festival