(left) Jenny Parrot & Gary Newcomb perform at a Takoma Ranch Band Brunch in 2019.
ABOUT TAKOMA RANCH
500 square foot creative space outfitted with stage, sound system, and lights. Takoma Ranch is home to live music, group ukulele classes, rehearsals, private guitar lessons, modern dance shows, readings, and whatever else the DC
community dreams up. Takoma Ranch is a privately owned residential space. It was designed and Built by co-owners Maureen Andary and Matthew Scharf. It is easily accessible via public transportation, three blocks east of Georgia Avenue and .5 miles from the Takoma Metro
Fri 8/14-Wed 8/19
Included in Tuition
2 days of skill-based classes for beginner through advanced players
Choices of 16 different single topic classes, 4 for each level of playing
Online jam sessions
Vocal and percussion workshops
Community building through virtual social time
Closing cocktail and costume party singalong
Full evening concert with all staff
Celebrating our 12th year dedicated to this small but mighty music maker, UkeFest Artistic Directors Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer return along with extraordinary instructors Bryan Tolentino, Liz and Jim Beloff, Peter Luongo, Maureen Andary, Jess Eliot Myhre, and Chris Ousley for skill-based instruction, special topics classes, jams, open mics, and a faculty concert. For those looking for more intensive skill development, Strathmore’s UkeFest is the only program of its kind that offers an advanced track. YOU CAN ALSO SIGN UP FOR PRIVATE LESSONS WITH FACULTY!