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 →
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 →
On Sunday, we celebrated World Ukulele Day with a concert including over 130 ukulele players at West Edmonton Mall. Many ukulele circles performed on stage from Edmonton, St Albert and Sherwood Park with around two hours of music! I led … Continue reading →
My guitar and ukulele students performed for family and friends at Edmonton’s Yellowhead Tavern from 9am-10am on Sunday. Thanks to the wonderful sound and admin crew, who worked from 9am-10pm to make sure all the students and teachers had a … Continue reading →