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SPRUKE 2015 Concert Tickets On Sale

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If you love makin’ music, learning something new and chillin’ to live music, SPRUKE Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival is the place to be. You don’t have to love ukuleles but you will when you leave! SPRUKE 2015 is held over the weekend from Friday 2- Sunday 4 October at TAFE South Bank Campus. We are excited to have ukulele legend Aldrine Guerrero headlining Brisbane’s Ukulele festival in his first visit to Australian shores. As well as a talented[…]

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Build a Uke for SPRUKE

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Handcraft your own ukulele with UKULELE KLASS EVENTS. Talented luthiers, Allen McFarlen of Barron River Guitars & Ukuleles and Micheal Connor of Localeles, will be holding a four-day ukulele-making Klass in the week preceding SPRUKE 2015, beginning Tuesday 29 September 2015. The workshop is for anybody at any skill level. Everything you need is included. After the course, show off your amazing woodworking skills and your musical talents at SPRUKE. Places are strictly limited in this[…]

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BE A SPRUKE-STAR

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Applications to perform and present workshops at SPRUKE 2015 are now closed. The theme of SPRUKE 2015 is Uke’n Make Music! Applications from performers who are keen to involve their audiences in music making will be viewed most favourably. We’re looking for workshop suggestions about music making, performance skills and anything ukulele. Submit your performer or workshop presenter application online HERE. Applications close on Sunday 7, June 2015. SPRUKE Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival in 2015 will[…]

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BUMS will make music at TAFE South Bank campus in October for SPRUKE- 2015

UKE’N MAKE MUSIC AT SOUTHBANK

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Brisbane Ukulele Musicians Society Inc (BUMS Inc) are returning to TAFE Queensland Brisbane’s South Bank campus for Brisbane’s biannual ukulele festival, SPRUKE. This exciting three-day event is to be held over the weekend from Friday 2 October. David Hethorn, Festival Director, said, “We are extremely excited to secure this venue with outstanding facilities for SPRUKE 2015.” This year the festival theme is Uke’n Make Music. “The focus will be on giving participants many opportunities to[…]

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Mark & Janes Ukestration Workshop

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UKESTRATION is a way of teaching skills to a group, combined with the wonderful flexibility of the ukulele, using appropriate and popular songs. Facilitated by internationally acclaimed professional musicians Mark Jackson and Jane Jelbart who promote the James Hill philosophy of engaging players of all levels in an orchestrated manner. The technique has been adapted by Mark and Jane into a teaching method that has something for everyone from individual players to teachers and leaders[…]

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What is “I PLAY UKULELE” about?

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“I Play Ukulele” has been written to teach children and adults alike, the fundamentals of reading music, whilst developing a good solid technique for playing the ukulele. This is the first book produced in a 5 book series that plans to build upon these skills so that players become proficient on their instrument and are comfortable reading music.  Many ukulele books are either at base level without regard to left and right hand technique, are[…]

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Concert and Workshop Tickets – ON SALE NOW!

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Opening night Showcase Concert is $30! Saturday Night SPRUKETACULAR Concert is $35! OR Buy tickets to BOTH concerts for only $59 FIRST purchase your SPRUKE Showcase Concert tickets from HERE. WAIT to receive an email with the Special Price code to use when you buy your SPRUKETACULAR Concert tickets. THEN  book SPRUKETACULAR , choose the ‘Double’ ticket, select your seats and proceed to the check out ENTER the Special Price code you received by email and click APPLY and your special price will be updated. Please contact festival@spruke.net.au for any[…]

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Build your own Uke for SPRUKE

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SPRUKE is proud to announce that the talented craftsmen of Barron River Guitars & Ukuleles and Localeles will be holding a Ukulele Klass here in Brisbane 16th -19th of September. This is the week leading up to SPRUKE so you will be able to show off your amazing woodworking skills as well as your musical talents at our festival. The workshop is for anybody at any skill level with everything you’ll need included. This is a highly anticipated workshop[…]

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