Gaithersburg Uke Fest

Saturday, Feb 27, 2021 at 9:30am

Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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Gaithersburg Winter Icy, Spicy, UkeFest

Performers Showcase: Boys Bands

Every Showcase is 2-4 PM EST; Zoom Meeting ID is 360 509 566, no password needed


9:30-10:45 am: Daniele Dencs

Ghost Notes & 16th Notes... Let's Improve Our STRUMMING!

The workshop will include:

- Explanation of the 16th notes

- Explanation of the ghost notes

- Exercises to familiarize with 16ths and ghost notes

- Examples of musical genres with 16ths and ghost notes

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11:00 am-12:15 pm: Vinicius Vivas and Leandro Donato

Jazz Ukulele: Take Five

This workshop will cover topics such as melody, chords, improvisation, and an approach to ensembles

12:30-1:45 pm: Matthew Quilliam

Ukulele Tone and Wellness

A workshop in two halves, both designed to ensure you are practicing in a way that is efficient and constructive and also in a way that is not damaging to your physical health. First, participants will be encouraged to consider their tone by paying close attention to their left and right-hand techniques, before expanding to the wider body to focus on posture, warming up, and healthy amounts of time to play.

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