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GIG: Ukuleles (Bennett, Muir and Copely)

Saturday 14 May 8pm–10pm, 2022

  • £12 - Adults
  • £6 - Concessions

Concessionary priced tickets are available to children and students - of any age - in full-time education.

Join participants on the Ukulele weekend for an evening performance by the tutors Jon Bennet, Sam Muir and Percy Copley.

Jon Bennett is a multi-instrumentalist specialising in fretted instruments of all kinds. He is one of the members of the Oxford band Moonrakers  – www.moonrakers.net.  He has been a tutor at Scotland’s Common Ground Festival, Towersey Folk Festival and the Wallingford Bunkfest, and is an established guitar, bouzouki and ukulele teacher based in Oxford. He runs workshops and individual classes and has teaching aids at www.ukuleleoxford.com.

Samantha Muir: Enjoy progressive and fun tuition from a full time professional performer and teacher. Samantha plays everything from Bach to sea shanties and will be happy to get you started on the ‘campanela’ style of playing ukulele. Don’t be intimidated – it’s easier than you think!  Samantha will help you towards playing some very well known tunes from her extensive repertoire, plus lots of tips and tricks on how to improve your playing in general. Samantha Muir

Percy Copely: Singer, musician, actor and teacher with 24 years of playing and singing for Disney under his strap.