OTHER UKE GROUPS IN AND AROUND OTTAWA:
Almonte uke group - contact Millie Maloney for info.
Lanark Ukulele Group, Carleton Place, Ontario. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/336039746490468/
Ukebox Pub Night, FEE ($) Usually the 1st Wednesday of the month. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2019888948234122/
Vernon Ukulele Players - meet twice (2X) a month at the Osgoode Baptist & Vernon United Church, 8674 Bank St (VERNON) from 7 - 8:30 pm. Regular circle - 2nd Thursday; Circle jam - 4th Thursday. Does not meet in August or December. For more info please contact Sharon Baird at email@example.com NOTE: ALL VUP CIRCLES ARE CURRENTLY ON HOLD DUE TO COVID19
West Ottawa Ukulele Group (proposed): People would love if there was a group in the Kanata, Barrhaven, etc. area. If you want to keep in touch or have ideas, be sure to join the West Ottawa Ukulele Group Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/902998726544403/
OTTAWA LESSONS: (Ottawa instructors who are also currently offering online lessons are highlighted in green)
Alcorn Music Studio's Ukulele Social Hour - group lessons at Alcorn Studios with Tim Bedner, a music professor at Carleton University
Bluesfest School of Music & Arts Ukulele Lessons
Christine Graves - group and private lessons in ukulele based James Hill "Ukulele In The Classroom" materials and pedagogy. In addition to her own musical career, Christine is participating in the James Hill Ukulele Initiative. Also voice lessons. Contact Christine for info and to register: 613-316-5357 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/christinegravesmusic
Jamie Anderson - You can reach Jamie through her website link, or at Jamie@jamieanderson.com to arrange lessons via Skype, Monday through Thursday.
Long & McQuade Kanata - with Jessamyn (Jesse) Greene, a well-known Ottawa blues musician. Ukulele lessons are also available at other Long & McQuade locations in Ottawa.
Pembroke Ukulele Academy: 280 Esther Street, Pembroke, Ontario. Private and group lessons for adults and children with Connor McGuire. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pembrokeukeacademy/
Spencer Scharf: People can sign up for lessons with Spencer through www.spencerscharf.com Spencer can also conduct online lessons via FaceTime or messenger video call. Payment is made by e-transfer.
Ukebox Lessons - with Joel Jacques. Joel can also teach both private and group lessons through Zoom from Monday to Friday. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org
PRIVATE ONLINE LESSONS and jams WITH INSTRUCTORS WHO AREN'T IN OTTAWA:
Bryan Laplante, Halifax City Ukulele: Free twice per month instructional guided jam sessions on Zoom Go to: "Halifax City Ukulele" at this link for all additional info. https://www.facebook.com/groups/289795788530263 Bryan also offers group lessons and workshops. He has a Masters degree in teaching and is certified as a James Hill Uulele Initiative Level 3 instructor (the highest level) and has presented twice at James Hill's Masterclasses in Toronto. Here's a link to Bryan's bio: https://blaplantemusic.wordpress.com/about/
Manitoba Hal Brolund: Outstanding ukulele bluesman, Hal Brolund, offers private lessons online via Skype, Google Hangouts, etc. Email email@example.com to arrange your private lesson.
Mark Luongo: Son of renowned ukulele educator, Peter Luongo (Langley Ukulele Ensemble, Mighty Uke) and long-time collaborater with James Hill, Mark has been offering online private lessons to international students since 2014. He's been a ukulele teacher for 18 years. To arrange a private lesson, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
SOUP (Southern Ontario Ukulele Players) has their jams online via Zoom, since Covid put a halt to meeting in person. Anyone is welcome to join in, from anywhere. (free) They meet every other Wednesday via Zoom. The songbook can be found here (in PDF format). Tablet (Songbook Cord Pro App) format here.
Stuart Fuchs: Personalized online ukulele lessons with the talented Stuart Fuchs using Zoom technology. Contact Stu on the form you'll find HERE.
For links to other international instructors, check out the Ukulele Club of Winnipeg website.