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School workshp Tas 2011 student on uke.j

Matthew is the endorsed player of Maton Ukuleles. Matthew has performed Ukulele and facilitated Ukulele workshops at the Port Fairy, Melbourne Ukulele, Newcastle, and Central and Sunshine Coast Ukulele Festivals.  Matthew is also the Director of DRUKE Dandenong Ranges Ukulele Festival originally known as the Emerald Ukulele Festival. 

Beginners Ukulele Workshop with a Bank of 15 Ukuleles available for hire.


Matthew’s Ukulele workshop can include:-


-How to easily play chords and melodies


-Popular strumming techniques including Hawaiian


Custom topics


-Rock and shredding guitar techniques as seen on tour with Billy Connolly and The Buena Vista Social Club


- Create your own chord melody arrangements and chord melody development.


-Scales and harmonies 


-Complete right hand fingerstyle development for ukulele from beginner to advanced.  Covering fingerstyle influenced by Folk/country/ and traditional genres as in styles of Merle Travis / Chet Atkins /and Tommy Emmanuel.


-Banjo rolls, Bluegrass and Flamenco guitar technique as applied to fingerstyle guitar including Flamenco strumming techniques i.e. rasguedeo advanced rhythms. 


-Flat picking techniques as in Traditional bluegrass and gypsy jazz (Django Reinhardt) styles.


-Notes and handouts can be provided at the workshop 

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