Island Ukuleles is a youth ensemble from Shetland's northern isles
The young performers learn and play tunes from islands as far afield as Jamaica and Hawaii in addition to the music of their home islands. During July 2022, these talented young musicians performed during Unstfest to a packed audience in Baltasound
Youth between 7 and 18 years can register to participate. No experience necessary.
For more information, or to register, call 0739-808-9774 - or click the button below and fill out the form.
During the summer of 2022, internationally acclaimed ukulele impresario, Paul Moore, developed the ensemble and prepared the children for performances. Paul also founded the group, Ukuleles for Peace which brings together Jewish and Arab children from Israel/Palestine and fosters co-existence among the kids and their families.
Our current teacher is Brian Nicolson who is teaching weekly group classes and preparing the children for concerts.