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Event 15: Youths, Lutes and Ukes

Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York
Tuesday 9 July 1:30pm

Adults £5.00

Please note that row A is the back row and row H is the front row.

Friends, students and children free of charge - please call the box office on (01904) 658338 to book these tickets.

Music from Shakespeare to the blues - for a gang of strummers.

200 young ukulele players from York schools join members of the Theatre of the Ayre and The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain in an entertaining showcase of chord patterns, dances and songs. The concert marks the culmination of a whole term's project led by members of both ensembles and local ukulele teachers. The programme connects two Robert Johnsons (the bluesman and Shakespeare''s lute player), celebrating the sound of massed plucked instruments across the centuries.

Presented by Music4U

The SHM Foundation is supporting the creation of "Lutes 'n' Ukes” and its presentation in Yorkshire and South London in 2013.