Ukulele Masterclass – Level 2
Start: 26th April 2013 at 6:00pm
End: 28th April 2013 at 2:00pm
Tutor: Steven Sproat
This course will be suited to ukulele players of at least nine months’ or one year’s experience. It is not for beginners! If you have a knowledge of basic strumming and at least six or more chord to play with, Steven will help you explore right-hand techniques including his Flamenco stroke, Triplet and some George Formby styles. Based on his latest book ‘Starting Ukulele -The Next Step!’, Steven will also include fingerpicking in more detail. We’ll look at some pop and rock on the uke and some ‘secret chords. You can expect your playing and experience to be catapulted to the next level under Steven’s expert guidance.
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Tutor Profile: Steven Sproat
Steven Sproat is an acknowledged ukulele maestro with over 35 years experience. He has started many uke enthusiasts on their own journey of discovery and regularly hosts ukulele workshops around the UK. Steven has taught students of all ages counting TV personalities and celebrated actors amongst his pupils. Steven is the author of many ‘How To’ books on the ukulele and is a singer/songwriter and an accomplished guitarist and has performed at Ronnie Scott’s, London with the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain and at many venues and music festivals worldwide.
Steven finds his own inspiration from David Gray, Coldplay, Oasis, Travis and David Bowie to name but a few. He is looking forward to helping students develop their own style in the beautiful surroundings of Farncombe Estate.
Steven is supporting Jools Holland in UK concerts throughout 2012 (details from Jools Holland’s tour site.) His new book, “Starting Ukulele – the Next Step”, is published by Music Sales Ltd.