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Events

Registration Policies

Welcome to our Special Events Page!

Here we list, chronologically, upcoming Workshops, Classes, Concerts, & all other Events that aren’t described on our ongoing Classes Page.

Everything listed on both the Classes Page & the Events Page, should also be found on our Calendar.

Please call (941) 966-5800 anytime to register or for more information.

Registration is advanced payment, name, phone number, & email. It’s non-refundable unless we cancel the class or event, in which case you’ll be contacted by phone. Any registrations the day of an event or class, or surprise walk-ins, will be accommodated as best we can, if there is room, & may cost more.

Ms Barbara & a Rainbow Ukulele

Kids Free Online Ukulele Class! With Ms Barbara & her Niece, 9-year-old Sophie
5 Saturdays: July 11 ~ August 8; 1-1:45pm(ish)

Sophie & Ms Barbara are co-creating this class, so they decided to also co-create a video to tell you all about it! Please watch our video here.

Barbara Gail (who co-owns The Ukulele Place with her husband, Jeff Hanna), & her 3rd-grade niece, Sophie, invite all children going into 2nd, 3rd, & 4th grades, to join them for 5-weeks of online, group learning & music-making fun.

Their upcoming class will be held ‘live’ on zoom, & offered for free & by donation.

Sophie & her Aunt Barbara live hundreds of miles apart, but are now closer than ever thanks to the Covid-19 lockdown of 2020, & the gift of FaceTime. While taking Jeff’s Beginner Ukulele Class together on zoom in May & June,

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Jeff playing his Ohana Willow Wood Ukulele, Among the Palms

Beyond Level 2: An All-inclusive Ukulele Class, Join from Anywhere, on Zoom

9 Wednesdays: July 1 ~ August 26; 5:30-7pm

Although taking a couple of months off from most classes, Jeff wants to offer just one a week to keep the music joy vibes going. Right now, Level 2 has the greatest demand.

He welcomes all Beginner Class graduates, all Level 2 players, & the more advanced folks, too, because there will be some NEW SONGS they don’t have (yet!).

He’ll continue adding new songs to keep it interesting. Some songs may be more challenging than others, it’ll be a mix. Enjoy playing what you’re able, try your best at the others, & don’t sweat it.

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Open Mic-a-lele!

May & June Weekly Open Mic-a-lele, Zoom Style!
Every Friday, beginning May 8th; 5:30pm

Now it’s weekly, & on Zoom! It’s an open mic night we like to call ‘An Open Mic-a-lele’.

Every Friday evening beginning May 8th, at 5:30pm, join Jeff on Zoom as he hosts open mics with ukes! All instruments are welcome, as solos, duets, trios, quartets, etc., as long as at least one uke is in your act.

Whether a work-in-progress, or polished, whether amateur or pro, we invite you to share your latest creations! It’s a safe place to give it a try, so come on into our Zoom room, & play.

And there’s the equally important role of audience!

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Summer Songs for the Summer Ukulele Vibe

Feature Fridays: ‘Summer Songs’ on the Ukulele, Join from Anywhere, on Zoom
Fridays, 1-2:30pm; May 8 ~ June 26
An all levels ukulele class

‘Feature Fridays‘ is an instruction & technique Friday class for all levels, & focuses on one genre or theme for a month (or 2 or more). Chord & strum challenges will be offered for those who seek them.

This Season’s Feature Fridays Theme, ‘Summer Songs’, is inspired by these early summer months, during the time of physical distancing & sheltering in place. And you can now join us from anywhere, from the comfort of your own home.

So let’s bring on the summer vibe with our happy ukes, & create our own summer breeze!

If there are specific songs you’d like Jeff to include with the collection, from the Soundtrack of

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