Island Ukuleles is a youth orchestra 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.

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Ukuleles for Peace

in the summer of 2022 Island Ukuleles invited internationally acclaimed ukulele impresario, Paul Moore, to build the ensemble and prepare 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.

During the Autumn and winter of 2022 a local Shetland teacher will work with the ensemble and prepare for Winter concerts.