The Story of Mankind
[This module is tailored for seniors aged above 55 who aspire to play contemporary pop songs]
If you've always wanted to play the ukulele, this is where your journey begins. This essential module offers you a genuine opportunity to speedily pick up ukulele-playing aptitude. Right from the first lesson, you will be taught how to play a song. By the end of this 7-week module, you will be able to sing and play along to your favorite pop songs.
The Story of Mankind - The Pre-Historic Age explores the early developments of humanity. Draw strength from the examples of early man as you witness the human spirit and will in action.
Introduction: to the Ukulele & its role
Rhythm: Essential strumming fundamentals
Harmony: Easy-to-play and great-sounding chords
Duration: 7-week course; 1-hour weekly lessons
Who should sign up for this module? Am I eligible to sign up?
You are eligible for this course if you have:
i) No music background;
ii) Had some musical training in the past but have stopped for awhile
*Should you have prior playing experience, use the Online Course Allocator to identify the module most suitable for you.
Is there an age limit?
We accept registrations from ages 55 and above. We will channel students to classes of compatible age groups wherever possible.
But I know nothing about music!
Individuals who attended courses elsewhere but are still unable to play confidently and effectively are advised to join this Level I Module. Using a superior syllabus along with solid instruction from Believer Music coaches you will be playing well very soon.
What do I learn in 2 months?
Conducted in small groups (i.e. 6-8 persons), the 1 hr per week sessions include: INTRODUCTION to the ukulele and its role, essential RHYTHM fundamentals, CHORD theory and formations, SONG APPLICATION with familiar songs.
I received Guitar lessons on previously. Is it still applicable in this course?
Yes, your experience playing the Guitar is applicable because you have learnt to listen to yourself as you play and follow general timing as you play with strumming rhythms. Here, you will learn how to handle the smaller instrument(Ukulele) and add greater variety to strumming styles. You will be able to decide the most appropriate rhythm to use as well as play the song in more than one fashion. The course also challenges you to form creative chord variations for your songs.
Do I have to bring my Ukulele around? Is it convenient?
All studios are fully equipped with practice guitars. Our Training Centres are conveniently located at International Plaza - Flagship (beside Tanjong Pagar MRT station), Tampines Plaza (beside Tampines MRT station) and One Commonwealth (beside Commonwealth MRT station).
Is it FUN?
Music has the power to affect our emotions and the way we see things. As you begin this journey, you will start to express yourself in a new way! In addition, all sessions are conducted in a class setting so you will get to meet people of the same passion, pursuing the same skill together with you! Our coaches also ensure you get personal attention in the midst of coaching the class as a group. We encourage you to come with an open mind and experience music with us!