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Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain - 2016 Concert, Gainesville, Florida

Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain provides interactive performance

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain brought holiday spirit and good cheer in general to Gainesville in their concert at the University Auditorium on Dec. 2. In their two-hour performance, they demonstrated the range of the ukulele, playing a wide of musical styles — from Dolly Parton’s “9 to 5” to the theme from the James […]

Koa ukulele made with Mike DaSilva!

Play along with the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

  The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain will perform in Gainesville on Friday, Dec. 2, and I’m delighted  I’ll be in the audience. There’s something inspiring about group musical performances. I developed that enthusiasm for musical groupwork from my own experience of playing clarinet in the high school band. Our band director would lead us through rehearsal […]

Ukulele of the Best Kind: UOGB

What a treat.  I attended the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain’s performance at the Phillips Performing Arts Center in town.  This is a great group of talented performers. I’ve been following their activities for several years — not all 30 (which is how many years they have been together) because I only re-discovered the ukulele about […]

Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain in Florida

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain is on tour in the United States in April.  They’re headed to Florida. For many years, I have enjoyed what this group of musicians has done for the ukulele.   Particularly when I was first learning the ukulele, they were an inspiration. For a few years, I made cigar […]