September 3 – November 19 (no class Sept. 17)
Student Fees: $130 (Option of payment plan available at checkout)
Students will learn basic note-reading, chord shapes and strumming patterns and “Tabulature”. The arrangement of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” arranged by Hawaiian singer Izzy Kamakawewo’ole will be provided as well, along with “Take Me Out To The Ballgame.”
Materials Provided: Hal Leonard book 1 for Ukulele
Materials Needed: Ukulele
Optional materials: chord chart
Minimum Class Size: 5
Billie received her Bachelors of Vocal Music Ed from Gordon-College in Wenham, MA, and her Masters of Vocal Music Performance with an emphasis in choral conducting from WSU. She is a past conductor of the Wichita Choral Society. Since 2005, Billie has served as cantor and choir member at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Wichita. She and her musical partner Robin Roberts have been playing acoustic music together since 2008. They have released two CDs, and broadcast live shows weekly at streetjelly.com. Billie started teaching at Senseney in 2007.