inclusive of instruction and handouts
Get those ukuleles singing in September!
We’ve partnered with Ukulele Philippines to bring you a fun Beginners Ukulele sessions, so get those fingers warmed up, and let’s get ready to play some happy music!
Slots are limited to 15 participants. Get ready to strum your own uke by the end of the session! For those without ukuleles, a limited number will be available for you to use for the session. Just kindly indicate as a note in registration.
Our workshop space is at Unit 302, 926 Pasay Road Condominium (Pamana-Languages Building), Arnaiz Avenue (Pasay Road, behind New World Hotel), Makati.
About the Instructor
Pao Gumba is one of the very few homegrown Filipino ukulele virtuosos. He came from a musically inclined family in Kolambugan, Lanao Del Norte in Mindanao, Philippines. He joined the Ukulele Philippines family in 2013; setting aside the hospitality management career he started after college. He graduated from La Salle University – Ozamiz. He also plays the guitar, piano, keyboards, bass guitar and drums; all self-taught. His music influences are Jake Shimabukuro, Kyas Ryo, Kolohe Kai, Greenday, Beatles, Keane and many more. He performed last year at the 2nd Mactan Ukulele Festival in Cebu, Philippines. He also collaborated with local Filipino artists like Manskee, Monty Macalino of Mayonnaise Band and Danita Paner of Ferown Band. He always plays love songs in his signature Susing’s Ukulele. His style is more of finger-style and instrumentals. He’s been a regular guest artist at Thailand International Ukulele Festival and he’s the lead ukulele of the Ukulele Philippines Ensemble. He is also a sponsored artist and endorser of KoAloha Ukulele Hawaii, Susing’s Guitar Cebu and Olin Bandilla Ukulele.
- text from thailandukulelefestival.com