Entries by Keryn

Music For Every Child, Every Week

A plea to all BUMS to support this important campaign from Ian Phillips. I am a Primary School Music Teacher and have been passionate about my job for 30 years now. Not only has my passion been with children but with adults alike. Leading the Cage for so many years has certainly been a highlight […]

Chord Voicing Workshop

Chord voicing — make your ukulele sing! Join Coady Brûlé for an exciting new way to workshop songs. Make your ukulele sing through chord voicing.  Coorparoo Bowls Club, 32 Riddings Street, Coorparoo, 4151  Friday 29 Oct 2021 (rescheduled Ekka public holiday)  6:30-8:30 pm TICKETS $20 Tickets via Trybooking from Wed 29 September. Financial BUMS save […]

Answer the Call!

We’re gearing up for an exciting time this financial year. Answer the call, and get involved. Start by coming to the Annual General Meeting, and REMEMBER to bring your UKE. Venue: Coorparoo Bowls Club, 32 Riddings St, Coorparoo QLD 4151 Time: 2:00 pm start Format: Welcome jam, AGM, finger-food refreshments, closing jam Date: 30 October […]

Coady Brûlé – Music on My Mind

Let me introduce myself. My name is Coady Brûlé. I was born in Canada into a musical family. My mom used to manage a band when I was real young — they’d practice in our basement. Begin with the beat I didn’t really take to instruments until about 8 years old. Amongst others there were […]

Lauren Bigg’s Ukulele Journey

My name is Lauren and I’ve been playing with BUMS for around six years now. I was only fifteen when I moved to Brisbane from Wetherby in England – it was a big change in my life. I had to give up all my clubs and activities in UK and start again. I had played […]

Vic Kena’s Free Online Beginners

Beginners get your ukes out and get online. Vic Kena has the course for you. He’s hosting a six-week series of free online ukulele lessons for beginners starting 7:00 pm (Brisbane Australian Time) 24 August 2021. Excited? Register now to join Vic via email to ABOUT VIC KENA Vic has taught guitar for almost […]

Big Uke Training – Rescheduled Workshops

These Big Uke Training sessions, which were originally scheduled for a single weekend, have now been split across two Sundays, for reasons of practicality (and COVID). Five sessions will be held on Sunday August 22, and another five on 26 September. The workshopS cater to a range of abilities and interests, including some for absolute […]

Out-n-Back Charity Tour

It’s been a dream, long in the making, for the inaugural BUMS Inc President, Bruce Uhlhorn, and past BUMS Inc Vice President & Secretary, Milton Scully. (I recall them first mentioning it around 2012.) But this year, Gentlemen of the Limit are making it a reality — an ‘out-n-back’ tour to raise funds for local […]

See You at Valla Beach!

Valla Beach Ukulele Camp & Beach Party Urunga, NSW on 13, 14 & 15 August 2021 Great workshops and fabulous concerts are the features of the 2021 Valla Beach Uke Camp program. This year’s focus is on songwriting with your ukulele, playing jazz uke and special sessions for Ubass players. What more could you ask […]

Perform at Central Coast’s Festival

Aloha to all! The Central Coast Ukulele Club are in their tenth year and would like to celebrate their 9th Festival with you. They’re excited to announce a fun and slightly different Central Coast Ukulele & Folk Festival this year. Their 9th Ukulele festival will be held entirely at Wangi Wangi RSL. Wangi Wangi RSL […]