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UD#7 PAPER STRUM (Strum-without-a-uke) from Ukulele in the Dark w/ Guido Heistek Learning to strum can be a little daunting especially if you have never played a strummed instrument before. There is a lot to consider: •What finger should I strum with on my right hand? Thumb? Index finger? Both? •How can I change between the chords and keep strumming? •How do I know which pattern to strum? •How can I strum and sing at the same time? I find that new players need a lot of experience with the simple act of keeping rhythm with their strumming hand. They …Continue Reading
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Guido Heistek holds a B.F.A. Music from Concordia University in Montreal and is a CANSTAT certified teacher of the Alexander Technique. He makes his home in Vancouver, BC. Guido has performed in the US, Japan, Canada and Europe, and has worked as both an arranger and consultant for stage and film. Guido teaches private and small group lessons at his downtown studio: Yaletown Music . In 2011, Guido released Hear the Strum, an instructional DVD which teaches ukulele students how to strum by ear and from the heart. In 2013 he released a CD, Guido Heistek – Solo Ukulele. In 2016, Guido released The Chord Melody Book for Ukulele.
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