Introduction to Ukulele

By appointment only

Introduction to Ukulele provides a series of individual and group learning-through-collaboration experiences in basic technique and songs for ukulele.

  • Ages: 5+
  • Cost: $20 per session
  • Length of Lesson: 30 minutes
  • Class Size: 1 – 4 students
  • More Information: If you don’t currently own a ukulele, we can recommend an affordable instrument at a discount through one of our community partners.
  • How to Register: Contact the instructor at manuelsusarret@gmail.com or 513-426-6286.

Location:

Classes offered in-person meetings at Clifton United Methodist Church (3416 Clifton Avenue).

Manuel Maria Susarret, M.Ed.
Born and raised in New York City, bi-lingual NuYorican Montessori educator Manuel Susarret has studied, taught and performed music ranging from the classical to Afro-Cuban since the 1950s. Tracing his musical roots to church choir, community orchestra and music theory classes at New York’s Henry Street Settlement Music School, Manuel earned his Masters’ degree in Montessori Education at Xavier University. Manuel participated in the CCM Summer Classical Guitar Workshops for 25 years. He taught Early Childhood Education at the University of Cincinnati, and is a technology consultant at Children’s Meeting House Montessori School. In his “spare time,” Manuel enjoys performing traditional Puerto Rican music, collaborating with fellow guitarist Bob Graff (Gypsie Jam Duo) and Kai Kweol Caribbean Music and Dance with Caribbean choreographer Flora Leptak Moreau, singing with the World House Choir and the Martin Luther King Chorale, mounting art exhibits for his late mother, Clifton artist Edith Susarret Marrero, and spending time with his growing family (his wife Clare Weinkam and their eight grown children, 8 grandchildren, and their three great-grandsons).