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Jane Cameron- How Ukulele Changed My Life

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Some people buy cars, some people sell everything to go sailing around the world but for my money you can’t beat picking up a uke for a mid-life crisis! I first decided to teach myself uke in July 2010, mainly because I was singing with two novice guitarists who kept changing chords at the wrong time – I needed to play some sort of instrument just to keep them on track! But one thing led[…]

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How Ukulele Changed My Life Competition

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Share your story and you could win! Brisbane Ukulele Musicians Society Inc (BUMS Inc) wants your story to inspire the uke-curious to take up the ukulele and join us for a celebration of making music with your ukulele at SPRUKE 2015. It’s quick and simple to enter online. You could win one of three music store gift vouchers for your story! Check out all the info you’ll need to know on our How Ukulele Changed[…]

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David Hethorn- How Ukulele Changed My Life!

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Hi I’m David Hethorn, – Festival Director for SPRUKE 2015, Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival. This short story explains “How ukulele changed my life”. Mum bought my first uke as a gift for me when I was three. I learned the basic uke chords quickly and took it to school with a book of songs that were easy and fun to play. I swapped the ukulele for trumpet in high school and played brass in a marching[…]

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