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Grace VanderWaal joins Uke Day 2018!

Uke Day 2018 was a great success with hundreds of students from all over the GTA participating at Wilkinson Public School. Singer-songwriter (and America’s Got Talent Champion!) Grace VanderWaal, took time away from her tour with Imagine Dragons to join … Continue reading

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Luminato Festival 2018

We were delighted to perform George Harrison songs in Brookfield Place as part of the 2018 Luminato Festival. Parents, see if you can spot your child in the video. Thank you to all who supported us this year! Doane Uschool … Continue reading

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Emilie-Claire Barlow Christmas at Koerner Hall

Photographs by Lucy Anderson, Jane Chapman-Klein and Kai Luginbuhl                       

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James Hill at Uke Day 2017!

Over 500 people gathered for Uschool’s 8th annual — and biggest ever! — Uke Day Celebration hosted again by Wilkinson School. Here are some highlights from our day featuring International Ukulele star James Hill and a visit from TVO Kids: … Continue reading

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TVO Agenda – Teaching Kids Music

Juno-Award winning musician Melanie Doane has been taking her talents from the stage to the classroom. Her instrument of choice? The ukulele. Melanie Doane joins Steve Paikin for more on this under-appreciated instrument.

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Doane Uschool: ‘I Believe In Music’ – Eleanor McCain – True North Launch

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Executive Director Melanie Doane on CBC Fresh Air – May 20th

Melanie and her daughter Rosie join host Nana aba Duncan to talk about using the ukulele to introduce young people to music. listen here:

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Doane Uschool: Blues in ‘B’ – Eleanor McCain – True North Launch

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TVO Uke Day/Father’s Week With Melanie and Chalmers Doane

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Uke Day 2016 Highlights

Check out some highlights from our biggest Uke Day so far!

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