1, 2, 3, Learn Ukulele! is an introductory class for beginning strummers, ages 7-13. We provide the ukuleles (there is a $10 rental fee due at the first class), so all your child needs to participate is the willingness to learn! Instructor Janel Metzger will introduce students to several basic chords, strum patterns, and songs over the course of this 8-week class. Each class session is 45 minutes in length.
All classes are held at Music Therapy Connections, located at 1234 Centre West Drive, Springfield, IL 62704.
Janel Metzger, MT-BC grew up in Orion, IL and currently resides in Danvers, IL. She started playing piano at age 5, took flute lessons from age 11 through college, and started guitar and ukulele in college. She graduated from Western Illinois University magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy. Janel began her Music Therapy career working at West Music in their Music Therapy department. She worked with a variety of clientele including students with disabilities in schools, nursing home groups, hospice patients, groups of adults with disabilities, recreational music groups for young adults with disabilities and adaptive lessons.