Interior musicians aspiring to emulate Langley ukers

The world-renowned Langley Ukulele Ensemble recently returned from a four-day tour of the Okanagan. The local ensemble was invited to Kelowna to perform a series of concerts at elementary schools in the region and lead a few workshops aimed at raising awareness and interest for a uke program that emulates what’s been offered in Langley for more than 30 years. The Senior A and B ensembles made the trip, led by musical director Paul Luongo (a.k.a. Uke-man-junior). Now the kids are rehearsing for an upcoming concert much closer to home. The ensemble will be performing Music through the Nations on Saturday, April 19, at the Chandos Pattison centre in Surrey, 10238 168th St., starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults/seniors, $15/students (with three-for-two pricing starting April 12) available through, or by emailing Following this concert, the team will begin rehearsing a new routine that they plan to perform in Hawaii this July.

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