Wednesday, September 15, 2021

DUCS Celtic jam sessions

DUCS registration includes Celtic strummin nights

First session will be Monday, September 20, 2021

Celtic strummin' music is from the Celtic Songs Strum Together by Hal Leonard book.  This songbook has chords for soprano and baritone ukuleles, guitar, mandolin and banjo.  I bought mine in paperback and Kindle from Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Celtic-Songs-Hal-Leonard-Corp/dp/1495087999/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Celtic+Songs+Strum+Together&qid=1631636634&s=books&sr=1-1
We have transposed many of these songs to a different key signature so it is more sing-able.  Those transposed songs will be handouts at the jam session to go with your book.

Celtic nights will be Mondays, 6:30 pm - 8:00pm:
September 20
October 4 and 18
November 1 and 15

Hope you can join in! 

Friday, September 3, 2021

DUCS registration for September - December 2021 strummin' and fun events

DUCS will continue to use Duluth Community Education school facility at Ordean-East  Middle School, 2900 E 4th St, Duluth through the end of 2021.  You must register to participate in any of the jam sessions and to receive eNewsletters.  A one time $10 registration fee will cover all general strummin' sessions and any extras, such as Celtic jam nights and event participation.  

Register soon so we know how many players could come then arrangements will be made to have the best room assigned to us at Duluth Community Education:  https://duluth.ce.eleyo.com/course/309/fall-2021/duluth-ukulele-community-strum

Friday, July 16, 2021

Friday, June 4, 2021

DUCS Summertime Strummin'

 DUCS are still gathering at Ordean School the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Mondays of the month through summer for jam sessions.  To participate, register at Duluth Community Education if you have not already done so.


DUCS will be playing at the Duluth Farmers Market Thursday, July 15, during their 3rd Thursday Art at the Market event.

DUCS will participate in the Silver Creek Ukulele Carnival August 20-22 with a couple of songs.  Be sure to register at the THUG website:  https://www.twoharborsukulelegroup.com/ukulele-carnival-registration/

If you wish to join in the strummin' fun and participate in our summer public playing, Contact Christina at duluthukulelecommunitystrum@gmail.com

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

More strummin' dates!

We were off to a great start for the new semester this past Monday with a variety of songs to play.  

There are some of us who would like to play weekly and Duluth Community Education will support this with no additional registration or fee!


Starting Monday, May 3 through August 16, each 1st and 3rd Mondays of those months meeting 6:30pm - 8:00pm at Ordean School we will be playing tunes from a book DUCS has from past sessions:  Celtic Songs Strum Together  This book has 70 tunes, each with chords for standard ukulele, baritone ukulele, guitar, mandolin and banjo.


These extra dates will not be listed on the Duluth Community Education online class schedule, but are offered to those already registered for the 2nd and 4th Monday sessions.  Again, if you wish to join in this extra strummin', you do not need to register again but you do need to purchase the book for your own use.  If a non-ukulele player (such as guitar, mandolin or banjo) wish to join in, they will also need to do the one time registration and fee. You can register here:  Duluth Ukulele Community Strum through Duluth Community Education


Wednesday, March 24, 2021

DUCS strummin' continues

The February and March 2021 DUCS jam sessions at Ordean Middle School have been enjoyed by a small group of die-hard ukulele enthusiasts.

Join in our safely distanced and masked upcoming jam sessions, which are the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the months of April through August, 2021.  You must register with Duluth Community Education: https://duluth.ce.eleyo.com/course/189/spring-summer-2021/duluth-ukulele-community-strum

Hope to see you!

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

DUCS 2021 update

DUCS will continue with Zoom jam sessions January 11 and 25, 2021.  Please contact duluthukulelecommunitystrum@gmail.com for more info and login link.

Beginning February, 2021 DUCS jam sessions will move to Duluth Community Education facilities and support. Strumming will be held according to COVID-10 safety protocols at the Ordean Middle School. If there is a snow day, school closure or pandemic restrictions change, then registered players will be provided a Zoom login for that session at the same day and time.  You must register to participate in DUCS with Duluth Community Education.

Duluth Ukulele Community Strum will be under the Music category:

Duluth Ukulele Community Strum (DUCS) jam sessions bring together all skill levels of players who want to play their ukulele in a fun setting.  All styles of ukuleles are welcome as are other string instruments.  We play from The Daily Ukulele Songbook and The Daily Ukulele Leap Year Songbook, taking turns selecting a song for us to play. Each player must bring their own songbooks, music stand, instrument, tuner and wear a mask. Chair will be provided. Songbooks in PDF format, not printed, are available at no charge from the instructor.        $10.00 registration fee for Winter 2021 semester