Vancouver Ukulele Festival 2016

Daphne Roubini, of Ruby’s Ukes, is the Founder, Artistic Director and Producer of
The Vancouver Ukulele Festival, now in its 6th year!
“I am delighted with the outstanding success of VUF 2015! We moved to a new location and went from 65 attendees to 125, and 12 workshops, to choose from, to 24!
The tutors were outstanding, and attendees left positively shining! I am already planing VUF 2016 and its going to be even better!”

VUF 2016 Dates are concert March 4th, and workshops March 5th & 6th 2016
If you are a
tutor/performer who would like be part of VUF 2016 Please email
Daphne Roubini at vanukefest@gmail.com with you artist application.

 

Vancouver Ukulele Festival 2015

With 24 workshops on offer year! The VUF 2015 tutors were:

Sarah Maisel & Craig Chee, San Diego, California
Victoria Vox, Baltimore, Maryland
Aaron & Nicole Keim, ‘The Quiet American’,  Portland, Oregon
John Nash, Oakland, California
Ralph Shaw, King of the Ukulele, Vancouver, BC
Daphne Roubini & Andrew Smith, ’Ruby & Smith’, Vancouver, BC
Timothy Tweedale, Vancouver, BC
Don Kellett, Vancouver, BC
Phil Addington, Vancouver, BC
Wayne Stewart, Vancouver, BC

VUF 2015 Gala Festival Concert at St James Hall
Friday 6th March 2015

7.00pm to 10.30pm | VUF 2015 Gala Festival Concert at St James Hall
$25 on the door or $18 in advance | 
(Concert tickets sold separately to Festival Workshops)

Saturday and Sunday | Two Day VUF 2015 Ukulele Workshops!
Saturday  7th March 2015
6.00pm to  9.30pm   | Workshops at Croatian Cultural Hall
Sunday     8th  March 2015
9.30am to 5.00pm  | Workshops at Croatian Cultural Hall
$187 or $147 (early-bird till January 31st) |
(This is a 2 day event and price includes both workshop days,
Concert tickets separate purchase)

Saturday  7th March 2015
6.00pm to  9.30pm   | Workshops at Croatian Cultural Hall
Please note there are still spaces in all the workshops!
Click here for Saturday Workshop Schedule

 

Sunday     8th  March 2015
9.30am to 5.00pm  | Workshops at Croatian Cultural Hall
Please note there are still spaces in all the workshops!
Click here for Sunday Workshop Schedule

Please email your workshop selections for the weekend to vanukefest@gmail.com
with “Workshop Selections VUF 2015″ in the title of your email and Include your name, your level of playing, the day and workshop titles you would like to attend.

Intimate Concert with Sarah Maisel & Craig Chee  
Sunday     8th March 2015
7.00pm to 9.30pm   | Intimate Concert with Sarah Maisel & Craig Chee | Ruby’s Ukes
$25 on the door or $18 in advance |
(Concert tickets sold separately to Festival Gala Concert & Workshops.
please note this show is at Ruby’s Ukes Ukulele School where seats are limited to 50)

See VUF 2015 line-up for tutor and workshop details!

 

 

 

Have a look at highlights from VUF 2014, a sold out event!

Vancouver Ukulele Festival 2014 Concert at St James Hall | Featuring
a rare live performance of Danielle Anderson and The Quiet American

And some more highlights from 2013:

Black Gardenia ~ Ruby, Guido Heistek, Andrew Smith and Joanie Kepler

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