PROGRAMS AND CLASSES

GCEA TUNING


REGULAR WEEKLY MEETINGS:

The UOK (Ukulele Orchestra of Kamloops) meets on Monday evenings, 6:30 - 9:00.  Location:  Plura Hills United Church, 2090 Pacific Way (see map below).  $2 per person venue charge.  An agenda is sent out to members  prior to each meeting.  The meeting program includes the following:


  • Warmup songs
  •  Playlist song practice
  •  Coffee Break
  •  Orchestrated song practice
  •   Leaving on a good note - songs for fun
  •   Songbooks are available on loan
  •  Additional Information Below*



Weekly meetings are also held for the Tuesday Ukulele Circle, meets on Tuesdays 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.   North Hills Community Centre (Cottonwood Manor),  730 Cottonwood Avenue (see map below) in the Games Room.  $2 per person venue charge.  Please check our calender under "Upcoming Events", as our schedule may change due to holiday seasons.


  •  Players of all skill levels are welcome
  •  Assistance will be given to new players
  •  These are informal practices where we work on new five songs of various skill levels, changing them as we feel that we have achieved what we would like to.  After which we proceed with a ukulele circle, (if you are wondering what a ukulele circle is, we each choose a song to play as we go around the circle of players).  Song books are available for visitors.  We play our ukes, sing, laugh a lot and have fun.
  • We have a series of six lessons, for information please contact Dorene at 250-376-5502.
  •  No membership required.
  • There is a $2 per person venue charge.


MONTHLY MEETINGS:

The last Monday of  each  month is a Ukulele Circle at the Plura Hills Church.  Players are encouraged to bring a song that they would enjoy playing and singing, please bring extra copies to share with others (if you do not wish to bring a song, please join us any way). $2 per person.  Please check our calendar under "Upcoming Events" as we occasionally meet at a restaurant or other location for a social evening - with our ukuleles of course.  Our schedule may change according to holidays, please be sure to check our calendar.



*ADDITIONAL UOK INFORMATION:


You are welcome to join us on Monday evenings as a guest for four practices before deciding whether or not to become a member.  If you wish to join us in public performances, membership is mandatory.  We love to play our ukuleles and perform, but you are not required to join us in performing.  Those choosing to perform are encouraged to wear dark pants and a UOK T-shirt or a bright colored T-shirt.  Please inquire at the meeting if you would like information on acquiring a UOK T-shirt.


BENEFITS OF UOK MEMBERSHIP:


The UOK hosts:

  •  Social events
  •  Workshops (See "Upcoming Events")
  •  Weekly practice sessions
  •  Monthly lessons


The UOK provides:

  •  Mentorship for beginners
  •  Music books on loan
  •  Friendship and loads of fun
  •  Inspiration and challenge
  •  Opportunities to perform







































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PLEASE CHECK OUR CALENDAR UNDER UP-COMING EVENTS FOR SCHEDULE CHANGES DURING THE CHRISTMAS SEASON.