Class Offerings and Program Sites
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD / D.C. AREA
UKES ON THE MOVE! IN OUR SCHOOLS!
Our third grade ukulele and songwriting pilot is in its second year at Stedwick Elementary School (MCPS) --achieving resounding success. The first class of 19 students from 11 different countries learned to play dozens of songs on the ukulele, and wrote several of their own, including a brilliant song about plastics -- in time for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, April 2020. Meet the students and Mary Ruth McGinn, their wonderful teacher, in this two-minute video produced by Montgomery County Public Schools.
UKES ON THE MOVE! AFTER SCHOOL!
Forest Knolls ES -- 4-week ukulele residency with Devin Walker of the Uncle Devin Show
Youth ArtBeat uke residencies at ACE (African Arts, Culture & Education) Academy, Park Montgomery in Silver Spring, MD
Youth ArtBeat uke residencies at Essex House, Takoma Park, MD
UKES ON THE MOVE -- Beginner, Advanced Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Four-week sessions for all ages; various times & locations.
There are no public classes scheduled at this time. Please check back in Spring 2020.
TALBOT COUNTY, MD
St. Michaels, MD
On-going ukulele workshops and jam sessions at The Studio.
Contact Paulette Florio to receive advance notice of workshops and performance opportunities.
Victoria Vox completed her 5th annual one-week beginner ukulele residency with the 5th graders at Tilghman Elementary School. Thanks to support from the Tilghman Area Youth Association, the Talbot County Arts Council with funds from the Maryland State Arts Council, Carpe Diem Arts, and from a generous contribution from an anonymous donor. THANK YOU!
Read all about it in the Star-Democrat and Talbot Spy:
Community Public Charter School
A residency with Victoria Vox, with follow-up sessions thanks to Dr. Spencer Gaye.
February 26 - March 4, 2015. Each student received a Kala Ukulele to keep after the session.
Original program funded by the Dave Mathews band and the Bama Works Foundation,
with additional support from Carpe Diem Arts Ukes on the Move and Dr. Spencer Gaye.
Mary Amato did a follow-up 3-day songwriting residency in May 2017 with the CBCS students and their ukuleles.
Beginner Ukulele Class Series
for Adults and Youth
"This was so great. Would be very interested to take this class again sometime. Great teacher---Loved her! Thanks for offering!"
"Let's do it again!"
"So glad to have participated!!"
Photos from some of our recent Youth Programs