This workshop weekend will focus on Celtic music. It is open to all levels and ukulele tunings. Bob will lead us into some great Celtic songs (w/vocals) and Kevin will lead the group in learning some great Celtic tunes (w/out vocals) and we will bring it all together for a Celtic session!
6th Annual Austin edUKEcation Workshops w/Bob Guz and Kevin Carroll
Celtic Music will be the focus of this upcoming set of workshops! From heart-wrenching ballads to uptempo jigs, we will dive deep into this rich musical tradition. Bob Guz will lead the group in some vocal-oriented songs and Kevin will lead the group in some traditional Celtic instrumental tunes. We will put them both together and have a Celtic ukulele session. This weekend intensive is a great way to learn a new style of music, hone some skills and have fun with great people!
Hi-G, Low-G and Baritone Friendly
Only 5 spots left!!! Previous workshops have all sold out.
Early Bird Price lasts through 12/15 and includes 20% OFF
Friday 1/17-Sunday 1/19/2020
$200 Early Bird Price Extended Through 12/15/19 $250 on 12/16/19
Leader of the Austin Ukulele Society Meetings
Bob is president and music director of the Austin Ukulele Society, which he co-founded in 2011. For the Society, he leads a monthly gathering of over 140 players and singers. Bob has played ukulele for over fifteen years and has been teaching folks to play and sing for nearly all of that time. He has performed and taught ukulele workshops at the Kerrville Folk Festival, Lone Star Ukulele Festival, Midwest Ukulele Festival, and New York City Ukulele Festival. Bob has also enjoyed playing ukulele with bands that include Shorty Long and The Pine Beetles. He currently teaches a series of beginner-level courses with the LifeLong Learning Organization of San Marcos, Texas.
Ukulele Teacher/Composer/Arranger/Performer & Author of Ukulele Ceilidh
A tireless advocate of the ukulele in music education, Kevin teaches as many as 10 group classes per week in Austin and travels the globe teaching and performing at festivals. With his deep passion for Celtic music, he brings a new approach to fusing the ukulele with Celtic music in Ukulele Ceilidh. By preserving the original keys of the music, Kevin allows learners to deeply connect to the history of the music, develop new skills, and also be able to integrate with traditional Celtic instruments. Kevin's teachers include James Hill, Chalmers Doane and Kimo Hussey.
Other books include The Art of the Ensemble Book 1, 2 & 3
Founder of edUKEcation and Ukulele Teacher Summit