Hawaiian Ukulele Workshop and Event
Tuesday December 28, 2021
Matinee 1:00p, Doors open at 1230p
Evening 5:30p, Doors open at 500p
For over 40 years, founder, front man, and lead vocalist of the prominent Hawaiian group the Mākaha Sons, Jerome Koko, has revolutionized and continue to define traditional Hawaiian music. The sound of his music is so mesmerizing, so distinct that many say they can decipher their music from any other Hawaiian artist. His music remains sincere, authentic, and transcendent. Above all, his music is deeply rooted in the Hawaiian culture.
With the Mākaha Sons, Jerome has recorded and released 22 CDʻs, 2 EPʻs and a DVD. As a solo artist, he has released 2 CDʻs with 6 time Grammy award winner, Daniel Ho. With the Mākaha Sons, Jerome has won countless Na Hoku Hanohano Awards for their timeless recordings and steadfast commitment to the music of Hawai’i. His music has awarded him with a Lifetime Achievement award and he and the Mākaha Sons is inducted into the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame.
Hooker-Dunham Theater mandates PROOF OF VACCINATION + ID and face masks are required to enter into the theater and participate in the ʻukulele workshop.
Hawaiian ʻUkulele Workshop
Learn ʻUkulele stylings from Jerome Koko of the prominent Hawaiian Group the Mākaha Sons. In the 2-2 1/2 hour ʻUkulele workshop you will learn two songs. One Hawaiian + One Hapa Haole (English)/Hawaiian Contemporary song. After the ʻukulele lesson, stay for the Jam session! All levels of ʻUkulele enthusiasts welcome (but, knowing your basic ʻukulele chords are encouraged to make the best use of your time).
Be sure to bring an ʻUkulele to the workshop - tuned and ready to go!