If Uke Can Dream It, Uke Can Do It—Workshop Helps Schools Launch Ukulele Programs

The media are invited to see renowned ukulele Instructor Amber Rozel present the workshop If Uke Can Dream It, Uke Can Do It: Bringing Ukulele to Your Classroom and Beyond this weekend at Duquesne University's Mary Pappert School of Music.

Participants will learn the basics of ukulele playing, simple arrangements for classroom "informances" and how to develop a school ukulele program.

Rozel, who has been teaching students in the public and private school systems for more than 20 years, is certified as a level 3 Ukulele Teacher by the prestigious James Hill Ukulele Initiative (JHUI), the only program of its kind in the world.

In addition, Rozel regularly teaches large groups of adult learners through the Community College of Allegheny County and ukulele events across the eastern United States. She performs with the Pittsburgh Philharmonic, the Washington Symphony and the Bay Chamber Players, and leads the Steel City Ukuleles Big and Little Bands,    When:   Saturday, Oct. 13, from 3 to 6 p.m.

Room 206, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Media who'd like to attend should call Rose Ravasio in the Office of Marketing and Communications at 412.818.0234.

Duquesne University

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