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Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth; break forth into joyous song and sing praises!
Psalm 98: 4

Join us every Monday for classes!

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(10:00 am) New Beginner's Ukulele Class:  A community outreach class offered for one hour each Monday featuring instruction in the basics of the instrument to include posture, technique, strumming, rhythm, chords, (notation and tab) in preparation for the next class level.  Instruments and supplies are the responsibility of each student.  Standard and Baritone Ukuleles welcome.

 

(11:00 am)  Beginner's Plus Ukulele Class:  A continuation of the New Beginner's Ukulele class to include further instruction beyond basic skills such as chord transitions and fingerstyle picking to prepare for the Joyful Strings Ministry.  This class also lasts for one hour each Monday. (except Holidays)

 

(12:30 pm)  New Beginner's Dulcimer Class:  A community outreach class offered for one hour each Monday featuring instruction in the basics of the instrument to include posture, technique, strumming, rhythm, chords, (a number TAB system) in preparation for the next class level.  Instruments and supplies are the responsibility of each student.  Students in this class typically move on to the Joyful Strings Ministry if they have a desire to participate and meet the requirements.

 

(1:30 - 3:30 pm)  Joyful Strings Ministry:  A community outreach ministry with the mission of sharing the love of Jesus Christ through music with the community and each other to include churches, schools, nursing homes, retirement centers, and community events.  Musicians are required to share a statement of their faith in order to participate in class or community events which typically occur once per month.

 

(5:30 pm) Joyful Jam:  An extension of the community outreach of Joyful Strings which offers an open song session for folk and gospel tunes.  This gives individuals who work full time an opportunity to participate in group playing and praising the Lord with their stringed instrument of choice.  This event occurs twice per month on the 2nd and 4th Monday. 

 

All classes are located at the South Building of BFBC.  Music is available on the Joyful Strings website in .pdf format for participants only.