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jazzWe’re “Jazzed to Be Back”

The Rocky Mountain Ukulele Orchestra will theoretically be back in business this fall after a buggy year in 2020. We’d love to have you join our mission to take over the universe one ukulele player at a time. And you can in so many different ways. Do any of these describe you?

  1. You think you might want to come play with the orchestra either in-person or online this fall and need some details. Go HERE.
  2. You want to learn to play ukulele at the highest possible level, but maybe not with the orchestra. Go HERE.
  3. You’ve never played an instrument but heard ukulele is easy. Go HERE.
  4. You want to come see one of our concerts. We’re shooting for December 12th and 14th, but we’ll let you know when we’re sure it’ll happen.
  5. You were thinking guitar or harmonica makes more sense.
  6. You were Googling Taylor Swift and somehow ended up here. We like her too, but try one of the other links above first.
  7. You hate jazz music and are thinking of rampaging. Look, everybody hates jazz, but nobody is willing to fess up. We’ve rounded up a couple dozen jazz pieces that actually sound like music and that’s what we’re working on for the next few weeks. It’s fun and challenging and you should come along for the ride.

Orchestra Mission:

Rocky Mountain Ukulele Orchestra is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to arranging a diverse rehearsed music repertoire for solo and ensemble performance in an educational atmosphere. We promote introductory and advanced music development using the ukulele as our principal instrument. We nurture beginning ukulele players as well as composers, advanced performers, and teachers, and we actively encourage community involvement to promote music education for everyone.

Thanks To:

The Rocky Mountain Ukulele Orchestra thanks Jim Olson (the dude with the vision to give this a try way back in 2011 when ukulele wasn’t hip), Kelly Graham, Susan Martin, Nathalie Renfroe, Tim Hoffman and the rest of the staff with the City of Lakewood’s Heritage, Culture and the Arts division. They’ve helped us with a place to call home, creating a wonderful environment for teaching and learning music. As we’ve grown, we’ve enjoyed and appreciated the staffs at Washington Heights, Lakewood Cultural Center, Clements Community Center, Historic Grant Avenue, and Green Mountain United Methodist church. A lot of people have tolerated us over the years … thank you!