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brownington, vermont
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The Vermont Ukulele Society

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Living in the NEK, retired but busier than ever. Our blog says it all

www.southwindnek.blogspot.com

 

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3 Comments

Reply Francine M Broughton
11:07 AM on June 19, 2012 
Love your blog!
Reply Francine M Broughton
9:13 AM on August 17, 2011 
Hi Carolyn!
How to get started...
1-Find a regular place & time to meet. If no public place, how about someone's home in the beginning stage.(or how about Big Joe's in Newport!)
2-Advertise: stores, craigslist, newspaper, invite some guitar players, singers & other music types
3-Host a showing of The Mighty Uke movie as a kick off.
4- go to the fleamarketmusic.com bulletin board & do a search on starting a uke club, lotsa great advice there
5-get some instruction. watch & play through some instructional videos together if you can (Ralph Shaw Essential STrums & Jim Beloff Joy of Uke vol 1 come to mind, PLUS many videos by Ukulele Mike Lynch on YouTube. I've listed a few on this site)
6-start developing a repertoire of favorite songs & perform at a senior citizens event

Hope this helps!
Fran
Reply nekcarolyn
11:21 AM on August 13, 2011 
Would love to have a uke club in the nek but do not know where to begin ...