Ukulele Workshops

Workshops will take place live. on-line. interactive
in  The Ruby’s Uke Ukulele Zoom Room, and back in our physical school
as soon as the COVID-19 chapter has passed, hopefully soon!

Ruby’s Ukes Ukulele Workshops are 90 minutes long and cost $35
and are a great way to start playing, or hone your particular area of Uke interest.

Fall workshops to come!

Summer workshops

“Folk Uke”  with Andrew Smith   (Sold out)
Date: Sunday August 9th 2020

Time: 2pm-3.30pm
Cost: $35

In this workshop you will learn to play and explore the incredible folk music legacy of
Tom Paxton and John Prine. You will learn classic tunes such as ‘Last thing on my mind’, ‘Rambling Boy’, ‘Angel from Montgomery’ , ‘Speed at the sound of loneliness’. with folk accompaniments to add your ukulele repertoire!

Andrew Smith has been performing folk music since his teens playing in numberous folk bands in England. His current band Ruby & Smith having played at the Winnipeg Folk Festival, Vancouver Folk Festival, and Mission Folk Festival, and many more. He’s also one of our beloved Ruby’s Ukes teachers, how lucky are we!

Perfect for advanced beginner (beginner 2), Intermediate, and you uke star pros who need something new to reach for and enjoy. Or anyone that can play really as there will be something for everyone!

This workshop will be presented live, on-line, and interactive in the Ruby’s Ukes Ukulele Zoom Room, an experience where everyone gets a front seat, including chart screen sharing and downloadable handouts. Easy to follow zoom instructions sent out in advance make this an enjoyable, fun way to improve your uke skills!

We have distilled the magic that has made Ruby’s Ukes, since 2009, the largest physical ukulele school in the world outside of Hawaii into our live. on-line. interactive ukulele lessons. Since 2009 we have supported the musical journeys of thousands of students who now have the absolute pleasure and connection of music in their lives!

Explore this incredibly rich genre of music and add it to your uke repertoire!
Click HERE to register

“Solo-ing with Ease” with Andrew Smith  (spaces available)
Date: Sunday August 16th 2020
Time: 2pm-3.30pm
Cost: $35

In this workshop you will easily learn how to solo over songs you know and love like a mega uke star! This workshop is perfect for you if you have always wondered how do pro musicians spontaneously create a solo that fits over an existing part of a song or chord progression. You will learn how to explore finger-style, moveable chords, and strumming techniques to create engaging solos to enrich your playing experience whether just for you, in a group or performing for others.

Andrew Smith has been performing and soloing in Black Gardenia Vintage Jazz band and Ruby & Smith having played at the Winnipeg Folk Festival, Vancouver Folk Festival, Mission Folk Festival, Vancouver Jazz Festival and many more. He’s also one of our beloved Ruby’s Ukes teachers, how lucky are we!

Perfect for advanced beginner (beginner 2), Intermediate, and you uke star pros who need something new to reach for and enjoy. There will be something for everyone.

This workshop will be presented live, on-line, and interactive in the Ruby’s Ukes Ukulele Zoom Room, an experience where everyone gets a front seat, including chart screen sharing and downloadable handouts. Easy to follow zoom instructions sent out in advance make this an enjoyable, fun way to improve your uke skills!
Click HERE to register


We look forward to helping you get your uke playing to your personal
next level!
Ruby
  • Ruby’s Ukes past Ukulele workshops:
  • “Strum-a-way”
  • “Bluegrass Ukulele”
  • “Chord Melody”
  • “Jazz Ukulele”
  • “Fingerstyle Ukulele”
  • “Uke Can Free Your Voice”
  • “Uke Can Play Melodies”
  • “Uke Can Play The Blues”
  • “Uke Can Play ClawHammer”
  • “Uke Can Play Chord Melodies
  • “Uke Can Heal your Life”
  • “Uke Can Play ~ Beginners”
  • “Uke Can Solo ~ Advanced”
  • “Uke Can love Music theory”