THURSDAYS Ukulele and Songwriting 1ST-4TH GRADE


THURSDAYS Ukulele and Songwriting 1ST-4TH GRADE


Ukulele and Songwriting


1st-4th grade

This class combines playing an instrument, writing original songs and using art-making as a tool for musical inspiration.  Through studying the ukulele, we will learn the fundamentals of songwriting: what songs can be about, how to employ concision in lyric writing, and various structures and forms.  We will also work on playing the ukulele, thinking about such things as plucking, strumming, chords, notes, tablatures, and performance techniques. Working both collaboratively and individually we will create original songs drawing inspiration from various art forms such as storytelling, painting, sculpture, collage, poetry and creative writing.  Join us in our collaborative, fun-filled, songwriting adventure!


  • songwriting (a form of creative writing)

  • Song structures

  • Strumming

  • chords/notes

  • Reading tablatures

  • Performance techniques

  • Various visual art-making

Pick Up from Schools:

  • Pick up from school is available for classes that begin at 3:30 at a rate of $7 per day.

  • We need a minimum of 5 kids to enroll in pickup from the same school in order to be able to pickup from that school.

  • If interested please email us (

  • *Service fee included in online price. To avoid the service fee you may pay with a check or cash: $600 for 15 Thursdays. Email for more info and to reserve a spot. Must be paid in advance.

**Financial Aid: We want to make our classes available to whoever wants to attend, so if you need financial aid please reach out. We do what we can to make it possible for everyone to attend! If you can pay in full, we hope that you do, and if you can’t we will work with you.

***Class Size: We keep our class sizes small with a 1:5 teacher/student ratio. 

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