It's Raining Ukuleles!

Special thanks to Bernunzio’s Uptown Music, The Hochstein School, Stringed Instrument Services, and Kala for sponsoring It’s Raining Ukuleles! Thank you also to all donors and participants. The event was a success, with over $4,000 raised to benefit RAIHN!

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Strumming for Good

Day of ukulele workshops and activities to benefit RAIHN.

Saturday, October 13th, 11:30am - 5pm

First Unitarian Church (220 South Winton Road)

A first of its kind musical happening is arriving in Rochester this fall: It’s Raining Ukuleles! This day of workshops and musical fun is for anyone interested in getting started on ukulele or those who are already ukulele enthusiasts, from beginner to advanced players. Participants will have an opportunity to attend classes, play with others in jam sessions and ensembles, browse the vendor display room, and connect with the ukulele community.

It’s Raining Ukuleles! The event proceeds will benefit RAIHN (Rochester Area Interfaith Hospitality Network) whose mission is to provide shelter and services to homeless families and assist them in attaining sustainable housing.

Classes include:

  • Ukulele 101 (Normal Tibbils)

  • Into to U-Bass (Justin Rister)

  • Hawaiian Songs (Deb Guarneiri)

  • Classical (Baroque) Ukulele (Norman Tibbils)

  • Pentatonic Pointers (Randy Pollok)

  • Tin Pan Alley Ukulele (Ron Gordon)

  • Chord Melody (Ron Gordon)

Registration is $65. Youth (17 and under) tickets are $15. All ticket holders are entered to win a Kala U-Bass. Scholarships available upon request.