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 us in the fun and play along with Doane Uschool students. Have a look at the story on last night’s CTV News:

Doane Uschool is a registered charity with a mission to provide students in grades 4-12 with highest quality music education, regardless of their financial circumstances.

If you would like to help us to deliver our quality, accessible program to more students:

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If you would like to make a donation through e-transfer:

email: info@uschool.ca and use (case sensitive) password: believe

 

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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 is a registered charity with a mission to provide students in grades 4-12 with highest quality music education, regardless of their financial circumstances.

If you would like to help us to deliver our quality, accessible program to more students:

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If you would like to make a donation through e-transfer:

email: info@uschool.ca and use (case sensitive) password: believe

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Uke Day 2018 Photo Gallery

Thanks to Lucy Anderson for these great photos of Uke Day 2018!

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

Doane Uschool provides students in grades 4-12 with highest quality music education, regardless of their financial circumstances.

To support our amazing growth (we now serve over 500 students in 18 schools), we became incorporated in 2014 and are now a registered charity. (Business Number: 81006 2372 RR0001)

If you would like to help us to deliver our quality, accessible program to more students:

please contact melanie@uschool.ca

If you would like to make a donation through e-transfer:

email: info@uschool.ca and use (case sensitive) password: believe

If you would like to make a donation by mail:

Make cheque payable to: Doane Uschool, and mail to: 266 Monarch Park Avenue, Toronto, M4J 4S7

To donate online:

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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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