Waimea College


Singing & Music

Beginner Guitar (Acoustic):   Monday 6.30 – 7.30 pm  (8 weeks)

In this beginners course you will be introduced to a few chords and strum patterns and a picked melody.  Bring yourself and a guitar.

Tutor: Arrion Love      13 Feb – 3 Apr                                                                                                       Fee $80


Guitar – Next Steps:   Monday 7.30 – 8.30 pm  (8 weeks)                                                       NEW

This course will extend your chord knowledge and rhythmic strumming.

Tutor: Arrion Love    13 Feb – 3 Apr                                                                                                         Fee $80


Take a Chance Singers:   Tuesday 7.30 – 9.30 pm  (9 weeks)

No auditions to join our choir – Enjoy singing a wide range of 4 part harmony music.

Musical Director: Hilary Sinclair  Pianist:  Anne Shearer 7 Feb – 4 Apr                                  Fee $55


Introduction to Ukulele 1:   Wednesday 6.00 – 7.00 pm (6 weeks)

This is a course for total beginners. It’s surprising how many songs you can play with a few chords!  Just bring yourself and a ukulele.

Tutor: Jan Gillanders      22 Feb – 29 Mar                                                                                                Fee $60


Developing Ukulele Skills 2Wednesday 7.00 – 8.00 pm (6 weeks)

Consolidate your beginner chords and learn new ones while playing several songs.  New strum patterns introduced, chord changes developed. We also work on putting the song lyrics and ukulele playing together.

Tutor: Jan Gillanders.    22 Feb – 29 Mar                                                                                                Fee $60


Exploring Ukulele 3Wednesday 8.00 – 9.00 pm (6 weeks)

Learn the 12 bar blues, some simple finger-picking patterns, tabulations (picking out the tune), and enjoy playing and singing songs we know (and some we don’t). Participants are encouraged to bring songs for the group to develop together.

Tutor: Jan Gillanders.    22 Feb – 29 Mar                                                                                             Fee $60