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Get Ready for Ukulele Fun! Checklist

Get Started Playing Ukulele
Melanie Lawson Kareem
No prior musical experience needed or expected.

Step 1.  If you need to purchase a ukulele check out these recommendations.
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Step 3.  Watch the video tutorial "How to Apply Ukulele Colored Dots"  
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Follow the instructions. 
Please allow 15 minutes to complete this.
You must have your dots on before your first class!
Step 5. 
Read the daily email, 

which arrives at 11:11 am PST.    

The email contains the lesson plan and
the Zoom link.


There may be song sheets you may want to print.
Step 7.   Make the most of your class time!
1:10 - 1:20pm (Pacific Standard Time)   
  Tune up your ukulele. 

  Arrange your notebook so it stays open. 

  Have a pencil ready.

  Warm-up your hands and fingers. Trim your nails.

  Make sure your lighting & “background” are OK.


1:20 - 1:25pm  

  Click the Zoom link to join.

  If you have trouble joining, please try again. 


  If you still have difficulty call us at

  (three-ten) four-six-three--- zero-two-two-one

  Smile as everyone comes on. (This is recorded!)

  Check that your name is showing.

  Know your “Mute" & “Unmute" buttons.


1:25pm        Newcommer lesson starts.     

2:10pm        Newcommer lesson ends. 

2:15 - 3:05pm   Beginner class begins.  "Easy Songs, Everybody Loves." You are welcome to observe & play along!  (You can leave whenever you want. No problem!)


Help make the class experience great: From time to time folks forget to “mute.”  It happens to all of us!  When this happens, Melanie will be the one to kindly say: “Please mute yourself.”  That way all "cross-talk” between students is only positive and encouraging.  Thank you.

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Tune a new ukulele often. 

Tune your ukulele 10 minutes before class starts.
Step 4.  Watch the tutorial
"How to Tune a Ukulele
(most common way)"

Follow the instructions.

Step 8. Donate
Click here to donate via Venmo, PayPal, or Zelle.

Suggested donation levels:

Single Class $5 - $10

Week of Classes $25 - $40

Month of Classes $100 - $150

We are so 
excited to play with you!