Ukulele Boot Camp
Essential starting points for a sound approach
This practical and experiential tutorial from Dr Robert Krout is a fun and engaging look at using ukulele in your clinical work.
Starting with a brief history of the ukulele’s origins Dr Krout discusses the different styles and sizes of ukulele available and demonstrates their sounds and uses. He also covers the most common keys and provides useful chord graphs to help you learn both simple and increasingly complex ukulele chords.
Robert provides an in-depth look at both right and left hand techniques on the ukulele. Covering basics such as voicings and inversions to more complex accompaniment patterns, using capo’s & slides to using vamps to make your playing more musically interesting and engaging for your clients - and you!
If you’re sick of using the same old techniques and chords on your ukulele, or if you haven’t tried the uke in your clinical work yet - then this tutorial is perfect for you.
Robert has included a heap of extra resources for you to develop your skills further and the tutorial closes with a summary and 3 bonus content activities to extend your learning and earn extra CMTE/CPD credits.
This is a fabulous resource for those interested in using the ukulele for yourself and teaching your clients.
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Earn 5+ CMTE/CPD credits quickly and easily!
Ukulele Bootcamp is approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) for 1 CMTE credit. You can earn the extra credits through completion of the optional bonus content activities. Music Therapy Online (Provider Number P-218) maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria.
Preview1. Introduction, overview & learning outcomes (3:57)
Start2. History of the Ukulele: Where did it come from? (3:43)
Start3. Ukulele sizing and tuning options: And what to look for when buying your ukulele (7:18)
Start4. Ukulele chords: Formation, voicings & inversions (5:04)
Start5. Left hand basics & essentials: Chord literacy, fingerings, vamps, capo & slide, guitar techniques, open & closed chords (14:09)
Start6. Right hand basics & essentials: Strumming styles & fingerpicking (6:23)
Start7. Summary, extra resources and bonus content (4:02)
Start8. Course evaluation