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Ukulele Fingerpicking 2

with Amy Kucharik 

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

6:30PM

Ukulele Fingerpicking 2

  • Country
  • Folk
  • In-Person Classes
  • Instrumental
  • Roots

**THIS IS AN IN-PERSON CLASS**

This is a continuation of Ukulele Fingerpicking.

In this class, continue exploring both rhythmic and melodic fingerpicking (plucking multiple or individual strings) on the ukulele as alternatives to strumming. Learn Travis picking and other picking patterns you can use to enhance your accompaniments. We’ll also play ukulele versions of well-known songs that can either serve as intros and instrumental sections or begin to be expanded into your own full instrumental fingerstyle arrangements.

This class will be held from 6:30-7:45pm ET on Wednesdays,  May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Please note: The class will be held at The Passim School of Music which is located at 26 Church St. Cambridge, MA. Classrooms are located on the third floor and, unfortunately, we do not have an elevator. 

Limited to students 16 yrs of age or older; Pre-sales are highly encouraged! Online sales end 2 hours before the class begins. Tickets can be purchased at the door. before the class begins. 4 students are required for this class to meet. If a class is cancelled due to low enrollment, you will be notified and receive a full refund.

Amy Kucharik

  • Ukulele
Amy Kucharik  [/kuh-CHAR-ick/] has played ukulele as her primary instrument for more than a decade. In addition to teaching private lessons and weekly classes, Amy teaches and performs at ukulele workshops throughout the Eastern US including Rochester’s Flower City Ukulele Festival in 2019 and the Gaithersburg Ukefest (MD) in 2022 and 2023. As a performer, Amy energizes swing dances, festivals and listening rooms alike. Amy performs as a one-woman band with ukulele, tenor guitar, foot percussion, mouth trumpet and harmonica, or with bands featuring top New England musicians. Combining poignant lyrics and a danceable swing, Amy’s music has drawn comparisons to Maria Muldaur, Lake Street Dive, and Anais Mitchell. She draws from blues and Vaudeville traditions, musical theatre, 80s pop and contemporary folk music with a street-smart stagecraft honed in the subways of Boston. Amy was a winner of the prestigious Kerrville New Folk songwriting competition and a formal showcase artist at SWRFA in 2015, a NERFA DJ showcase artist in 2016, and a Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Emerging Artist for 2018. Her second full-length album of original music was released in 2018. She is a Mi-Si Electronics performing artist.

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