DOUBLE Workshop with Craig Chee & Sarah Maisel
Aug
3
1:00 PM13:00

DOUBLE Workshop with Craig Chee & Sarah Maisel

August 3, 2019

Craig Chee & Sarah Maisel - 1:00 - 2:30PM, 3:00 -4:30PM


TICKETS ARE $50 for BOTH or $35 for ONE
PLEASE BOOK YOUR SPOT EARLY, YOU DON'T WANT TO GET TURNED AWAY! (858)-414-4492

CRAIG CHEE - 1:00 - 2:30PM
Intro to Soloing/Music Theory- Advanced Beginner - Intermediate
You know your basic chords and have been playing for a while now. Even though strumming is a ton of Craig Chee has combined two of his most popular workshops into one! Craig will give you that jump start in learning about basic music theory and how it’s applied on the ‘ukulele. By the end of the class you’ll know why chords are named the way they are, how to anticipate chord changes, utilize this new knowledge to start improvising. Whether it’s playing solo, or jamming with others, he will get you feeling confident about your skills. Utilizing drills and exercises that are fun and easy to practice, you’ll have a blast in this class!.  High G Preferred


SARAH MAISEL - 3:00 - 4:30PM
Intro to Jazz ‘Ukulele- Advanced Beginner - Intermediate
Ever been intimidated by Jazz? Don’t worry, Sarah will take you through some very popular progressions, and show you how easy (or hard) you can make it. You’ll get to see what a difference ONE NOTE makes to a chord, giving it that “Jazzy” vibe. It’s a great class for those ready to push ahead in their chord knowledge. High or Low G is fine.


 

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James Hill Ukulele Virtuoso and Teacher Extraordinaire - Duets for One
Jun
8
7:30 PM19:30

James Hill Ukulele Virtuoso and Teacher Extraordinaire - Duets for One

Duets for One
(Intermediate / Advanced)
Based on James' book of the same name, DUETS FOR ONE explores the art of ukulele counterpoint. "Counterpoint" simply means "a conversation between two musical voices." In this workshop you'll learn arrangements that go beyond basic chord-melody, instead creating the illusion of two independent voices. Big challenge, big fun!

ONE DAY ONLY!!
VERY LIMITED SEATING!

Workshop is $35 per person.
You MUST call to get your seat ahead of time. Replying via Facebook will not ensure you a seat. 858-414-4492

Cancellations within 48 hours of the event will not receive a refund.

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James Hill Ukulele Virtuoso and Teacher Extraordinaire - Booster Uke
Jun
8
5:30 PM17:30

James Hill Ukulele Virtuoso and Teacher Extraordinaire - Booster Uke

BOOSTER UKE
(All Levels)
Based on James' book of the same name, BOOSTER UKE takes you from "ho-hum" to "big fun" in a relaxed, stress-free way! The secret: Chord Twins, a simple technique that will change the way you play. Even if you bought the book and have taken the BOOSTER UKE online lessons you don't want to miss this workshop as James will teach great songs that aren't included in the book!

ONE DAY ONLY!!
VERY LIMITED SEATING!

Workshop is $35 per person. 
You MUST call to get your seat ahead of time. Replying via Facebook will not ensure you a seat. 858-414-4492

Cancellations within 48 hours of the event will not receive a refund.

With his JUNO-nominated new album The Old Silo, James Hill invites you into a world of new beginnings, old regrets, might-have-beens, burning questions, beautiful women, horny geezers and gold diggers. Produced by Joel Plaskett, the album cuts a winding path through Folk, Roots Rock and Americana. With an edginess and swagger unlike anything Hill has ever recorded, The Old Silo proves “beyond the shadow of a doubt that in the right hands the uke can be a formidable axe” (Ann Arbor News).

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Uke Workshops For Kids & Teens
Apr
24
4:45 PM16:45

Uke Workshops For Kids & Teens

Playing the uke is fun and easy! Learn how to play different chords, strum, sing songs with ukulele and voice instructor, Alison Marae.

4 Week Sessions - Wednesdays

April 3, 10, 17, & 24th

4:45 - 5:15PM - Absolute beginner - Level 1 Ages 6-9 - $70

6:30-7:30PM - Beyond Beginner - Level 2 Teen/Adult - $90

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Uke Workshops For Kids & Teens
Apr
17
4:45 PM16:45

Uke Workshops For Kids & Teens

Playing the uke is fun and easy! Learn how to play different chords, strum, sing songs with ukulele and voice instructor, Alison Marae.

4 Week Sessions - Wednesdays

April 3, 10, 17, & 24th

4:45 - 5:15PM - Absolute beginner - Level 1 Ages 6-9 - $70

6:30-7:30PM - Beyond Beginner - Level 2 Teen/Adult - $90

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Bryan Tolentino & Steven Espaniola Double Workshop
Mar
10
1:00 PM13:00

Bryan Tolentino & Steven Espaniola Double Workshop

We are excited to have two wonderful Hawaiian Style Musicians joining us for a double workshop. Both musicians are fantastic teachers and you won’t want to miss out on this one of a kind experience.

Both workshops are only $50 - or you can do a single workshop for $30. Please call ahead to reserve your spot- posting via Facebook does not guarantee you a seat.

Steven Espaniola 1PM

Kani Ka Pila 101

Steven focuses on 3 popular traditional Hawaiian songs from the popular *He Mele Aloha songbook (song handouts provided). Students will learn the common rules for participating in a traditional Hawaiian jam session or Kani Ka Pila. These general principals are the foundation for any type of jam session and can be utilized in any genre of music. Focus on leading your own song in a group setting and valuable skills like listening, awareness, understanding song structure and keys. To highlight their new skills, each student will have the opportunity to lead the group with their own song of choice. 

*Limited number of He Mele Aloha Books will be available for purchase.

Bryan Tolentino 3PM

Next level thinking: being an accompanist

Bryan will take you through steps using your own Musical awareness to make choices while playing in real time. This class is perfect for those that are looking to add more to their comping and listening skills. To get the most out of this class, students should be comfortable with their basic chords and barre chords. 

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Bryan Tolentino & Neal Chin Workshops & Show!
Jan
20
1:00 PM13:00

Bryan Tolentino & Neal Chin Workshops & Show!

Join us for an amazing Sunday series of events! There will be two workshops - Bryan Tolentino starting off at at 1PM, followed by Neal at 3PM.

Once the workshops are finished, feel free to head down to the San Diego Mission Bay Boat & Ski Club for Dinner & a Concert! Dinner is just $10 (Burgers and desserts) and the concert will be $15. The concert will be hosted by Craig Chee & Sarah Maisel, featuring Bryan Tolentino and Neal Chin. It’s going to be an unforgettable day, so be sure to sign up!

RESERVER YOUR SPOT for the workshops - seating is limited and you MUST call ahead. 858-414-4492.

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Dani Joy Workshop & Demonstration
Oct
26
6:30 PM18:30

Dani Joy Workshop & Demonstration

Dani Joy joined us last year, and put on a wonderful workshop and demonstration. You'll enjoy learning from this sweet 'Ukulele Lady, and be tapping your toes nonstop during the demonstration.
 

Intro to Music Theory

Numbers and letters in music, oh my!
In this one hour workshop Dani Joy will take your hand and lead you through the mysteries of the Nashville Number System (you know, Do Re Mi…. 1 2 3…) Understanding how notes are grouped into scales with adjoining “scale degrees” or “numbers” will open up the world of music to you for a greater depth of study. Finally you can join the jam of “one four five” chord songs your friends are always talking about. You’ll also understand how chords are formed and learn how to memorize song progressions, transpose, and play with confidence!

Tickets are $30 and need to be bought in advance through Hale ‘Ukulele. This is sure to sell out, so be sure to get your tickets soon.

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Bryan Tolentino - Workshop & Demonstration
Oct
21
3:30 PM15:30

Bryan Tolentino - Workshop & Demonstration

We are so excited to have one of Hawai’i’s finest musicians - Bryan Tolentino. He has had the pleasure to perform Herb Ohta Jr., Jake Shimabukuro, Raiatea Helm, and more!

Bryan embodies the spirit of Aloha. His gentle touch and sweet vocals take you away to the islands. Come learn the Hawaiian way and join us for an event that you will never forget!

WORKSHOP - MUSICAL AWARENESS

Bryan is known for his ability to compliment any player he performs with. This takes skill, but also listening and being aware of what is going on around you. Taking you through his thought process of moving up the fretboard, he’ll get you truly LISTENING to those around you. This class will give you the tools you need to enhance any style of jam.

There will be something for everyone, so please don’t miss out on this opportunity.

Tickets are $30 and need to be bought in advance through Hale ‘Ukulele. This is sure to sell out, so be sure to get your tickets soon.

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Beginner Uke Workshop
Oct
12
6:30 PM18:30

Beginner Uke Workshop

We'll cover basic chords and progressions, learn how to read chord charts and practice simple strum patterns. We'll discuss techniques on how to play while singing, and then jam out some fun tunes together. Class size limited. 

Workshops are $60

To sign up for workshop, please call the store at 858-414-4492
Posting on Facebook, Meetup or any other social media site that you are “going” does not reserve your spot. You MUST call the store and pre-pay. Missed or cancelled workshops will not be refunded unless a 48 hour notice is given.

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Beginner Uke Workshop
Oct
5
6:30 PM18:30

Beginner Uke Workshop

We'll cover basic chords and progressions, learn how to read chord charts and practice simple strum patterns. We'll discuss techniques on how to play while singing, and then jam out some fun tunes together. Class size limited. 

Workshops are $60

To sign up for workshop, please call the store at 858-414-4492
Posting on Facebook, Meetup or any other social media site that you are “going” does not reserve your spot. You MUST call the store and pre-pay. Missed or cancelled workshops will not be refunded unless a 48 hour notice is given.

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Kris Fuchigami - Picking and Strumming Workshop & Demonstration
Sep
21
6:30 PM18:30

Kris Fuchigami - Picking and Strumming Workshop & Demonstration

Picking and strumming Workshop & Demonstration with Kris Fuchigami

It's our pleasure to have our good friend, Kris Fuchigami, back at Hale 'Ukulele! The last time he visited us, his workshop was SOLD OUT, so don't miss this opportunity!

For this workshop you will be learning a song that uses a lot of different picking and strumming techniques. It will also go over different chord positions to make songs sound more full and rich. This will be a fun class for all levels!!

Workshop price is $30.00.

You MUST call to get your seat ahead of time. Replying via Facebook will not ensure you a seat. 858-414-4492

 

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Chrissy (AUS) - Strumming Techniques Workshop/Demonstration
Sep
15
5:00 PM17:00

Chrissy (AUS) - Strumming Techniques Workshop/Demonstration

All the way from Australia - come give her a warm San Diego Welcome - Chrissy!

Have you ever wanted to improve your strumming techniques? This workshop will give you the tools and tips to take your playing to the next level. Learn how to do percussive strumming, alternating note picking/strumming, and how to use a combination of strumming patterns to make your song arrangements sound more dynamic and professional. 

This workshop is aimed at the advanced beginner/intermediate player and focuses mainly on right hand techniques.

Workshop price is $30.00.

You MUST call to get your seat ahead of time. Replying via Facebook will not ensure you a seat. 858-414-4492

 

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Andrew Molina - Dynamics and Musical Awareness Workshop
Sep
7
6:30 PM18:30

Andrew Molina - Dynamics and Musical Awareness Workshop

Andrew started playing the ukulele when he was 13 years old and hasn't looked back. His love and passion of this unique instrument shows in his playing and song writing ability.

In this workshop Andrew will go over musical awareness while playing in a group or as a soloist. How to use dynamics to enhance your variety and add emotion to your playing and tips for those interested in performing.

Workshop cost is $30.00,

You MUST call to get your seat ahead of time. Replying via Facebook will not ensure you a seat. 858-414-4492

His first CD entitled "The Beginning" on which he composed eight of the 11 songs was a finalist in the "Ukulele Album of the Year" category at the 2014 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards. 


One of the up and coming crop of talented young ukulele virtuosos, he is always trying to find a way to take the ukulele to another level. His music is a mix of pop, Hawaiian, rock, latin and a little bit of jazz. 

A full concert will happen September 6th! Don't miss it!

Call the store to reserve your spot today. Seating is limited. 858-414-4492

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Andrew and Jay Molina - Concert
Sep
6
6:30 PM18:30

Andrew and Jay Molina - Concert

  • San Diego Mission Bay Boat & Ski Club (map)
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Join us for dinner and a concert at the San Diego Mission Bay Boat and Ski Club. The performance is free (tips appreciated) and dinner tickets are $10 per person. Dinner will be served from 5:00 - 6:30 with the show beginning at 6:30. The San Diego Mission Bay Boat and Ski Club is a private club but for this special performance, Hale Ukulele is sponsoring your attendance. 

Please call the store to reserve your spot and RSVP for a dinner ticket. Hale Ukulele 858-414-4492.

 

Andrew started playing the ukulele when he was 13 years old and hasn't looked back. His love and passion of this unique instrument shows in his playing and song writing ability.


His first CD entitled "The Beginning" on which he composed eight of the 11 songs was a finalist in the "Ukulele Album of the Year" category at the 2014 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards. 

One of the up and coming crop of talented young ukulele virtuosos, he is always trying to find a way to take the ukulele to another level. His music is a mix of pop, Hawaiian, rock, latin and a little bit of jazz. 

Workshop happening September 7th at Hale Ukulele - Don't miss it!

Call the store to reserve your spot today. Seating is limited. 858-414-4492

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Beginner Uke Workshop
Aug
28
6:30 PM18:30

Beginner Uke Workshop

We'll cover basic chords and progressions, learn how to read chord charts and practice simple strum patterns. We'll discuss techniques on how to play while singing, and then jam out some fun tunes together. Class size limited. 

Workshop cost $30.

To sign up for workshop, please call the store at 858-414-4492
Posting on Facebook, Meetup or any other social media site that you are “going” does not reserve your spot. You MUST call the store and pre-pay. Missed or cancelled workshops will not be refunded unless a 48 hour notice is given.

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Beginner PLUS Uke Workshop 2 Day Session
Jun
29
6:30 PM18:30

Beginner PLUS Uke Workshop 2 Day Session

This two part Beginner Uke Plus workshop builds upon Sarah Jane's Intro/Beginning workshops, covering more chords and strumming techniques. Basic finger picking and tablature will be introduced. We'll explore these new skills by singing and jamming together! Class size limited. 

Workshop dates: Fridays 6/22 & 6/29

Workshop cost $60 for both days.

To sign up for workshop, please call the store at 858-414-4492
Posting on Facebook, Meetup or any other social media site that you are “going” does not reserve your spot. You MUST call the store and pre-pay. Missed or cancelled workshops will not be refunded unless a 48 hour notice is given.

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Beginner PLUS Uke Workshop 2 Day Session
Jun
22
6:30 PM18:30

Beginner PLUS Uke Workshop 2 Day Session

This two part Beginner Uke Plus workshop builds upon Sarah Jane's Intro/Beginning workshops, covering more chords and strumming techniques. Basic finger picking and tablature will be introduced. We'll explore these new skills by singing and jamming together! Class size limited. 

Workshop dates: Fridays 6/22 & 6/29

Workshop cost $60 for both days.

To sign up for workshop, please call the store at 858-414-4492
Posting on Facebook, Meetup or any other social media site that you are “going” does not reserve your spot. You MUST call the store and pre-pay. Missed or cancelled workshops will not be refunded unless a 48 hour notice is given.

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Beginner Uke Workshop
Jun
15
6:30 PM18:30

Beginner Uke Workshop

We'll cover basic chords and progressions, learn how to read chord charts and practice simple strum patterns. We'll discuss techniques on how to play while singing, and then jam out some fun tunes together. Class size limited. 

Workshop cost $30.

To sign up for workshop, please call the store at 858-414-4492
Posting on Facebook, Meetup or any other social media site that you are “going” does not reserve your spot. You MUST call the store and pre-pay. Missed or cancelled workshops will not be refunded unless a 48 hour notice is given.

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Uke Bass Workshop with Milo Fultz
Jun
10
6:30 PM18:30

Uke Bass Workshop with Milo Fultz

By popular request, Milo is back in town to do another Uke Bass workshop! In this class he will expand on the basics and get you playing some more exciting bass lines. This is perfect class for those that have taken intro Uke Bass workshops in the past.

Workshop cost $30.00

You MUST call to get your seat ahead of time. Replying via Facebook will not ensure you a seat
858-414-4492

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Steven Espaniola Workshop
Jun
8
6:30 PM18:30

Steven Espaniola Workshop

Hawaiian Strumming Workshop

Steven teaches the most commonly used strum patterns in traditional Hawaiian music. Students will learn methods in the "Old Style" by watching, emulating and using the rhythms learned in several Hawaiian songs via kani ka pila format. All levels welcome! 

Workshop cost $30.00

You MUST call to get your seat ahead of time. Replying via Facebook will not ensure you a seat
858-414-4492

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Craig Chee & Sarah Maisel DOUBLE Workshop
Jun
2
1:00 PM13:00

Craig Chee & Sarah Maisel DOUBLE Workshop

TICKETS ARE $50 for BOTH or $35 for ONE
PLEASE BOOK YOUR SPOT EARLY, YOU DON'T WANT TO GET TURNED AWAY! (858)-414-4492

CRAIG CHEE - 1:00 - 2:15PM
The Art of Jamming – Advanced Beginner-Intermediate
Part of the fun of playing 'ukulele is making music together as a group. Of course, after playing with a group regularly, you'll find that you want to do more to enhance your playing. Craig will take you through a variety of ways of maximizing your practice time during jam sessions. With learning basic jam etiquette, a touch of theory, and chord shapes and patterns, you'll be surprised how much more fun a Jam session can be!


SARAH MAISEL - 2:30 - 3:45PM
Arranging Unlikely Songs for a Group – Advanced Beginner - Intermediate

Many of us perform in ensembles and want to find ways of creating arrangements other than strumming. In this class, we will take an unlikely song (or two) and create arrangements for 3 'ukulele parts. By listening to the original tunes, we'll begin to create ideas to help enhance the song AND the group. To get the most out of this class, please know your basic chord shapes and be comfortable with barre chords. 

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Beginner Uke Workshop 2 Day Session
May
18
6:30 PM18:30

Beginner Uke Workshop 2 Day Session

This two-day beginner workshop will get you playing your ukulele in no time. We'll cover basic chords and progressions, learn how to read chord charts and practice simple strum patterns. We'll discuss techniques on how to play while singing, and then jam out some fun tunes together. Class size limited. 

Workshop dates: Fridays 5/11 & 5/18

Workshop cost $60 for both days.

To sign up for workshop, please call the store at 858-414-4492
Posting on Facebook, Meetup or any other social media site that you are “going” does not reserve your spot. You MUST call the store and pre-pay. Missed or cancelled workshops will not be refunded unless a 48 hour notice is given.

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