Jim D'ville (Both Ukulele Workshops Discount Price) Jim D'Ville will be joining us for two of his amazing ukulele workshops! 2-3PM Strumming & Picking Ukulele By Ear (All Levels) 3:30-4:30PM *NEW WORKSHOP* Fab Beatles Songs 1963-'64 (Advanced Beginner/Intermediate)
Jim D'ville (Single Ukulele Workshop Price) Jim D'Ville will be joining us for two of his amazing ukulele workshops! 2-3PM Strumming & Picking Ukulele By Ear (All Levels) 3:30-4:30PM *NEW WORKSHOP* Fab Beatles Songs 1963-'64 (Advanced Beginner/Intermediate)
John Standefer Fingerstyle Guitar Concert John Standefer is a true master of fingerstyle guitar. He began playing music very early on the drums, mandolin, and violin, taking up the guitar in 1963. Soon after hearing Chet Atkins play for the first time, he went to work learning Atkinsí style by ear while also studying music in a conservatory. These early accomplishments gave John a great start towards a career in music. By 1966, he had begun a lifetime career as a professional guitarist and teacher. His musical interests continued to expand to include folk, pop, jazz and bossa nova music (among others). As a result, the guitar arrangements he has developed contain a surprisingly colorful blend of styles, techniques and genres.
Meet & Greet Zoro / Introducing the WalkaBout Drum On Friday, October 13th world renowned drummer Zoro will talk about percussion, his career, and answer questions about the music business. He'll also be doing a live demonstration of the revolutionary new percussion instrument, The WalkaBout. Afterward, Zoro will be signing copies of his new book, Soar: 9 Proven Keys for Unlocking Your Limitless Potential.
Stuart Fuchs Ukulele Workshop & Concert (Concert Only Price) Award-winning guitarist & ukulele master Stuart Fuchs, will delight and amaze you with a concert of dazzling instrumentals and uplifting soulful songs. Stuart's jaw-dropping ukulele virtuosity, world influenced guitar styles and singing has wowed audiences on four continents and greatly expands the possibilities of the humble four stringed uke. With instrumental music & song, Stuart performs a heartwarming array of styles - from Gyspy swing to Brazilian choro & samba, Celtic styles and original songs. More than just a concert, an evening with Stuart is a deep and engaging experience for audiences of all ages complete with storytelling, poetry and humor...you may even hear the hypnotic sound of the Aboriginal didgeridoo too! Audiences laugh, sing and clap along, and may even shed a tear at the wonders of life expressed in Stuart's music.
Stuart Fuchs Ukulele Workshop & Concert (Workshop + Concert Price) Deepen and improve your ukulele playing with master teacher, Stuart Fuchs. Learn new strums, rhythms, melodies, cool riffs and ukulele tricks (triplets, chucking and more). Have fun playing great songs and learning the stylistic nuances of reggae, jazz, blues and more. Learn powerful practice theniques with simple exercises from yoga, wagon & mindfulness. Followed by a concert.
Beginning Guitar Class (Ages 10+) You will learn chords, simple strums, and tuning in a fun, relaxed group setting. Classes include video on the big screen to make following along very easy as well as personal attention from an expert instructor.
Beginning Ukulele Class (Ages 10+) This relaxed group class is designed to get students started playing songs within the first lesson! This class includes learning basic chords, reading tablature, technique, arpeggios, strumming patterns, and some simple, familiar songs.
Beyond the Basics Ukulele Class Every month a new song & technique are introduced and broken down into understandable sections. Students who wish to be challenged are encouraged to use new chord shapes, etc, while the novice players focus on the basic material. This allows students of all levels to play and learn together, as well as on their own.
Music Together Mixed Ages (0-5yrs) Fall Sessions This is the essential Music Together class, one that a child can attend from birth through age five. This basic class follows the recommendations of child development researchers-grouping children of a variety of ages because this fosters natural, family-style learning. Younger children enjoy watching and imitating older ones; older children learn by leading younger ones; and adults are happy because the children in the family can go to class together. Each child participates at his or her own level in singing, moving, chanting, listening, watching, or exploring musical instruments. Any caregivers-parents, grandparents, nanny-can bring the children. The whole family is welcome for this important family music experience.
5th Saturday Jam "It is that thrice per year time when we have a 5th Saturday of the month... Let's get our Jam on!! What to bring - Your uke and any/all Santa Cruz Songbooks and a music stand (if you have one). We'll do a round robin. You pick the song - you lead the song (if you are comfortable with that). If you have favorite music to share with the group, bring about 20 copies!! We'll play for a couple of hours..."
Acoustic Guitar Club The Acoustic Guitar Club is free and open to all ages and playing abilities. Bring your guitar and play along with other acoustic guitar players at all levels. Your host teacher, Eric Enberg will introduce several new songs each month and expose you to various skills related to the material. He strives to make the material address players at different experience levels. Materials are provided free of charge.
Banjo Ukulele Club Bring your banjolele, music and a music stand (if you have one). We'll do a round robin: You pick the song - you lead the song (if you are comfortable with that). If you have music to share with the group please bring about 20 copies. This is a good-time, low stress, fun gig just to get together and play some music ton the banjo ukulele.
Irish Slow Learning Circle A learning circle (or Ceoltais) is a traditional style of learning tunes. It offers the new person to Irish music the chance to hear tunes played in the style, learn them without concern about making mistakes, and develop his or her ear. In a Ceoltais, unlike a regular session, all players are encouraged to play every tune no matter the tempo, feel free to make mistakes, ask questions, and experiment at trying to find the pitches and rhythms.
Randy's Jamming Workshop Start jamming NOW, don't wait! This workshop series is intended to get beginning and intermediate players jamming immediately. By learning to use tools such as looper pedals, iPads, garageband and more, you don't have to wait until you are a more advanced player to get started jamming.
River City Ukulele Orchestra Rehersal The River City Ukulele Orchestra is a community-based group of like-minded individuals from Roseville, CA and surrounding areas who enjoy delving into the finer points of ukulele playing as a group! Our goal is to raise funds for our Ukes for Schools non-profit program. We do this by performing several times a year at fairs, festivals and senior residence events...
Sacramento Area Cigar Box Guitar Meetup Anyone is welcome to come out and show off their instruments or just sit back and enjoy the show. Members present and play all their instruments and allow anyone to pick them up and play them. All the while, we discuss the instruments we build, from the basic one string Diddley Bow up to electrified 3, 4, 5 & 6 string instruments.
Ukulele Strum-A-Long Grab your ukulele and join us Friday night for The Strum Shop's Monthly Free Ukulele Strum-A-Llong lead by Budd Snell & Dani Joy. All skill levels welcome! Always the first Friday of every month at 7pm & again the following Saturday at 10:30am.