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.
Kyle Swenson and I were invited to present a series of ukulele workshops for St Albert Cultivates the Arts again this year, as part of Alberta’s Month of Artists. This year, due to COVID, all presentations were online. It was … Continue reading
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We’re into our second week of online Uke Club this week, and students are learning a country song…I knew this hat would come in handy!
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many upcoming events have been cancelled. Our ukulele classes at Festival Place, Festival Place student recitals and St Albert Rotary Festival music competition are cancelled, and the Enjoy Centre Night of Artists event and Mayor’s … Continue reading