Tab Reading and Finger Picking

Forthcoming Courses: Location: Stamford Arts Centre Date: July 2018 TBA Tickets: Available from Stamford Arts Centre This fun and light hearted day will teach you how to play your ukulele in a new way. The course is aimed at players who have been playing for a little while and can easily change between basic chords like C,[…]

New Courses

Welcome to Ukulele With Chris, I hope you find something here to inspire you to get learning or something that might help you on your Uke playing journey. There’s lot’s happening, here’s a quick taster… New Courses The beginners course is proving really popular and places are selling out really quickly, so much so that[…]

Could this be summer?

The weather has suddenly taken a turn for the better and it instantly makes me feel a lot better. A bit of sunshine and blue skies, what could be better? It’s also a great time to get out in the garden and play a bit of uke! The picture below was taken on Sunday while[…]

The Dreaded Question

It’s not uncommon for a humorous music picture to show up on my Facebook feed, but this one made me particularly think, and smile:   I can vividly remember my piano lessons when I was younger. To be honest, I was scared of my teacher and found it very difficult to play freely in front[…]

Together for Cransley

Raunds Ukulele Orchestra and A Different Direction Choir are proud to announce their first joint concert in aid of Cransley Hospice. The two Raunds-based groups will be performing under the direction of Chris Gammon at the Saxon Hall on Saturday 12 March at 7pm. The programme is set to be full of the exciting and[…]

It’s Been Rather Busy!

Starting a new term at school is always really busy, which means I haven’t had much time to write here. However there is lots going on! Raunds Ukulele Orchestra will be putting on a massive concert in March next year, with special guests ‘A Different Direction Choir’ (my competition choir which formed last year). It[…]