Join us at the Blind Pig at 8 p.m. on Monday December 2!

21 11 2013

BPigFresh off of the CU Folk and Roots Festival, we will be singing and strumming the early part of the night away at the Blind Pig Co. (not the brewery).

Date: Monday, December 2, 2013

Time: 8-9:30 p.m.

Bring: your uke, your voice, and an appreciation for one of the best pubs in the land.

See this post from last year to get a sense what it in store.

Channing Paluck interviewed in NAfME’s Teaching Music magazine

12 11 2013

Teaching musicThe latest issue of NAfME’s Teaching Music magazine features an interview with Channing Paluck, doctoral student at the University of Illinois and longtime core member of the Homebrew Ukulele Union (he named the group and has only missed one sing-along).

Channing discusses some of the pedagogy and participatory concepts that have been central to the success of the Homebrew.

Congrats to Channing and his work to help make participatory music part of the music education landscape.

For the full article, see:
Perlmutter, A. (2013). Running a ukulele ensemble. Teaching Music, 21(3), 54.

Photos and video from CU Folk and Roots festival sing-along

8 11 2013

We had a wonderful time at CU Folk and Roots, as you can plainly see and hear. Click the gallery below to see bigger images.