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13 Listings for Ukulele in Canada: British Columbia

Anna Acevedo Lyman

Anna Acevedo Lyman Musicians

ANNA (ACEVEDO) LYMAN is a Mexican-American Jazzista and Recording artist (B. Mus. Jazz Jazz Vocal Performance, Min. Guitar), born in Detroit, currently domiciled in Canada. . Anna is a jazz festival favorite, performing live, and when she’s not onstage she enjoys teaching voice and ukulele, and is a bossa nova specialist.

Coquitlam Ukulele Tiny Instrument Enthusiasts (CUTIE) Circle

Coquitlam Ukulele Tiny Instrument Enthusiasts (CUTIE) Circle Clubs

Led by the talented musician and luthier, Paul Joaquin, we are a bunch of fun-loving people who all share the joy of playing the friendly ukulele (aka uke) in a song circle normally on the second Sunday of every month at the Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam.

Don Stawski

Don Stawski Mucisians

Based on the popular triangular shape pioneered by J.Chalmers Doane, these individually handcrafted ukuleles are custom built when ordered. Made from a variety of choice woods by Don Stawski in Campbell River, on Vancouver Island BC, these Canadian made ukuleles offer unique styling and a choice of two models.

Guido Heistek

Guido Heistek Musicians

Yaletown Music is the teaching studio of teacher Guido Heistek. The studio is conveniently located on the corner of Nelson and Richards in downtown Vancouver. Guido Heistek teaches fun, student-centred ukulele lessons, guitar lessons, and harmonica lessons. Children and adults welcome.

Langley Ukulele Ensemble

Langley Ukulele Ensemble Musicians

The Langley Ukulele Ensemble is Canada’s premier ukulele ensemble and has established the City of Langley as the “Ukulele Capital of Canada.” It is based out of Langley, British Columbia, Canada. Composed of 20 young musicians, aged 13–21, the ensemble performs 50-80 concerts a year, in their community, regionally, as well as traveling across Canada, to Florida, Texas, California, the Pacific Northwest, Japan and Hawaii. The Langley Ukulele Ensemble is now beginning its 26th year under the direction of Peter Luongo. During this time the group has developed a reputation at home and abroad for excellence in musical performance. The 23 ensemble members range in age from 13 to 22 years, and all attend either elementary, middle, secondary, or post secondary institutions.

Laughlin Ukulele

Laughlin Ukulele Luthiers

Fine Handmade Ukuleles in the style of the 1920’s.

Majesty Ukuleles

Majesty Ukuleles Luthiers

When I was a boy, if I wasn’t playing baseball or hanging out with my friends I was usually in my uncle’s guitar shop. I used to pick up leftover tonewood pieces from garbage bins and make something out of them. My uncle owns a world-renowned guitar building company in Gifu, Japan. My father was the chief guitar builder there until 2002. He built exclusive custom-made guitars for musicians around the world for forty-two years. He often worked on weekends, so I used to accompany him to his workshop. I still remember looking up at all the acoustic guitars - which were taller than myself - and also trying my hand at Japanese saws and hammers.

Nanaimo Alohafest

Nanaimo Alohafest Events

Nanaimo Alohafest has been described as “...the most Hawaiian ukulele festival in Canada”. A warm aloha welcome awaits you as you enjoy events that take place beside beautiful beaches, in lovely park-like settings, and a wonderful kani-ka-pila at Nanaimo’s Millstone Winery. FEATURED ARE: The majestic ukulele stylings of Kimo Hussey, Strumming Sage Ralph Shaw, and the delightful voice, uke, and U-Bass stylings of the Jazzalele Duo.

Nanaimo Ukulele Circle

Nanaimo Ukulele Circle Clubs

The Nanaimo Ukulele Circle, meets the last Sunday of each month, from 4 to 5:30 pm. Teens, Adults and Seniors. Children are welcome when they are with a parent. Phone 250-754-4982 and ask for Anna, for more info.

Ralph Shaw

Ralph Shaw Musicians

Ralph Shaw divides his time between recording music CDs, making DVDs (on how to play the ukulele), songwriting and live performance and is well known as Vancouver’s King of the Ukulele! His earliest employment in show business was as a children’s entertainer known as Ralph the Clown (motto = Making the World Laugh – music included no batteries required) Ralph the Clown. In 1990 he discovered the ukulele and along with it a love of some of the great songs of the 20s, 30s and 40s. His grandfather owned a 1920’s ukulele and this was probably Ralph’s earliest inspiration to play the instrument which the Hawaiians call the Jumping Flea.

Rubys Ukes

Rubys Ukes Schools

Ruby’s Ukes is Vancouver’s Ukulele school with classes, workshops & Vancouver’s Ukulele festival. A Ukulele haven for all those interested in learning, playing and enjoying all things Ukulele. From absolute novice to advanced player, Ruby’s Ukes  has the course for you!

The Vancouver Ukulele Festival

The Vancouver Ukulele Festival Events

Daphne Roubini, of Ruby's Ukes, is the Founder, Artistic Director and Producer of The Vancouver Ukulele Festival.

Vancouver Ukulele Circle

Vancouver Ukulele Circle Clubs

The Vancouver Ukulele Circle was formed in September 2000 after Ralph Shaw & Virginia Ise put a small ad in a local newspaper. The VUC meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month.

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