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Bryan Tolentino & Steven Espaniola Double Workshop

  • Hale 'Ukulele 3650 Clairemont Dr. San Diego, CA 92117 (map)

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.