It’s the start of a new term this week at St Albert Music Instruction and Dominelli School of Music. I have a full quota of one-on-one music students at both locations, and we’re starting ukulele classes at the music school. … Continue reading
There’s lots happening in the music world since venues started re-opening… Kyle and I are presenting a series of ukulele workshops for St Albert Cultivates the Arts on September 18th. I have been invited back to teach ukulele nightclasses at … Continue reading
We played as a duo for a private party bridal shower this afternoon! It was good to be back playing in person again after over a year of performing online. Afterwards, our ukulele group Dominelli School Ukulele Orchestra met for … Continue reading
Kyle and I performed a set for Calgary Ukulele Festival on Saturday. We were joined by four other Calgary-based performers. It was nice to finally have a concert to play, as we have barely played since COVID started!
Thank you to everyone who attended this morning’s session at Calgary Ukulele Festival! Kyle and I had a good time, and hopefully the participants did too! We presented on “Ensemble Playing leading to larger Group Playing”. We had around 175 … Continue reading
On Friday morning Kyle Swenson and I presented “Ukulele in 6/8 times” for 2021’s online NCTCA Teachers Convention. We had around 90 school music teachers join us for the session, as we shared ideas for ukulele learning in the classroom.
I was delighted to be asked to lead some songs by the Edmonton area ukulele community on Zoom, for World Ukulele Day, on Tuesday evening. We had 19 song leaders from the community, and 100 ukulele players from Alberta, BC … Continue reading
I’m looking forward to our first presentation at Calgary Ukulele Festival on May 15th. Kyle Swenson and I will be co-presenting a ukulele workshop on ensemble playing. Other presenters at the festival include Nico Brennan, James Buchholz, Barry Luft and … Continue reading
I’m delighted to be presenting “Ukulele in 6/8 time” at NCTCA Teachers Conference in Edmonton, Alberta with my teaching partner Kyle Swenson on Friday 5th February, 2021. This will be our second time at NCTCA…looking forward to coming back! (online … Continue reading
I was invited to present an online guitar class to the music students of Sturgeon Composite High School this morning. Students learned about the rhythms, strum patterns, chords and ostinatos used in reggae music.