Programme

 

We've co-ordinated workshops and shows that will inspire, nourish, and entertain. Note that workshops require registration.

 
 

Fri


Friday 16 March

2:00pm
Arrival

Arrive at Niue International Airport – meet at airport and transfer to accommodation.

3:00pm
Welcome Drinks

At Scenic Matavai Resort

5 - 7pm
Official Opening

NiueKulele local musicians welcome you to Niue.

Sat


Saturday 17 March 

10:00am
Uke & Play Workshops

A mixture of finger picking/strumming and Pacific techniques and styles for all levels.
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Workshop Session #1

       Venue 1: Jody Kamisato featuring Honoka and Azita (Hawaii):
Strum patterns using simple chord progressions, learn to play a beautiful Hawaiian classic

Venue 2: Sani and Pesi Hekesi (Niue):
Learn beginners uke - Niue style

Venue 3: Ryo Montgomery (Australia)

Right Hand Flamenco and Classical Technique. Learn to play a base line and melody at the same time.

12:00pm
Lunch

Lunch available for purchase

2:00pm
Ukulele & Play Workshops

Workshop Session #2

Venue 1: Jody Kamisato featuring Honoka and Azita (Hawaii):
Strum patterns using simple chord progressions, learn to play a beautiful Hawaiian classic

Venue 2: Sani and Pesi Hekesi (Niue):
Learn beginners uke - Niue style

Venue 3: Ryo Montgomery (Australia)

Learn what you can do with blues, not just a ’12 bar progression’. Scale patterns and tasty inversions for use in all music styles. 
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From 6:00pm
Dinner

Try one of our local restaurants whilst enjoying a performance from one of our guest artists (this event not included in package price). Bookings recommended.

Sun


Sunday 18 March

Morning
Explore

Take some time to explore our beautiful island

2:00pm
Uke & Play Workshops

Workshop Session #3

Venue 1: Jody Kamisato featuring Honoka and Azita (Hawaii):
Strum patterns using simple chord progressions, learn to play a beautiful Hawaiian classic

Venue 2: Sani and Pesi Hekesi (Niue):
Learn beginners uke - Niue style

Venue 3: Ryo Montgomery (Australia)

6:00pm
Dinner

BBQ dinner on the pool deck hosted by Niue Tourism

Mon


Monday 19 March

9am - 11am
Questions & Answers

Q&A session with tips, tools and techniques from guest artists
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12:00pm
Relax & Explore

Time to relax and explore the island.

6:30pm
Gala Dinner & Concert

In the Matavai Conference Centre at Scenic Matavai Resort.

 

Tue


Tuesday 20 March

7:30am
Farewell Breakfast

Farewell breakfast hosted by Niue Tourism
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All workshop sessions are 60-90 minutes. Maximum of 20 per class. This programme is subject to change.