New Class: Carter Family Ukulele

I'm excited to announce a new class starting in April. I am a huge fan of The Carter Family, who recorded dozens of classic songs that are still part of the folk, country, and bluegrass canon. Mother Maybelle Carter pioneered…

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Ukulele Orchestra of Toronto Premieres a New Video



The Ukulele Orchestra of Toronto premieres its new video of Scott Joplin's "Harmony Club Waltz," arranged by Nancy Piver, on Sunday March 6 at 2 pm ET on YouTube.

The premiere will be followed by a short after-party on Zoom…

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New Classes for 2022

 

New classes are starting in a few weeks-- I hope you can join me in some fun learning opportunities!

Canadiana Uke - learn songs by Canadian musicians on ukulele.
Folk Guitar - we'll work on building our repertoire of accompaniment…

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The Longest Night

My December newsletter is heading out the door tomorrow morning. Here is the message I wrote at the top:

Living through this pandemic has been a struggle on every level, and just when we thought we were seeing the light…

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Estelle Klein Award

I was a little surprised-- and beyond thrilled-- to find out that I was selected to receive the 2021 Estelle Klein Award from Folk Music Ontario. 

Needless to say, I'm grateful for the recognition.

The award ceremony took place online…

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Ready to Make Some Music?

New Classes and Playing Possibilities Starting Week of September 20!

Fall is here and it's time to start playing some music! Here's a rundown of the classes and workshops I'll be offering this fall:

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The Streets of Burma

In fall of 2007, thousands of monks and nuns led protests against the military dictatorship in Burma (Myanmar). Their peaceful protests, known as "The Saffron Revolution," were brutally quashed by the military. Hundreds of people were arrested or detained and…

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