Community

World's best get set to take the stage

This Saturday the Peace Portal Alliance Church will come alive with harmonies from the best ukulele players in the world.

The Ukulele Masters in Concert is featuring Langley’s own James Hill, who is considered the best player in the world, along with Paul Luongo, one of the top players in Canada, the Langley Ukulele Ensemble, and the man who started it all, J. Chalmers Doane, who founded the Langley Ukulele Ensemble 50 years ago and taught both Hill and Luongo to play.

“One of the things that is not widely known in this community, but is becoming extremely well known everywhere else in the ukulele world, is that Langley is considered the hotbed of the ukulele,” said Peter Luongo, director of the Langley Ukulele Ensemble.

“We’re talking about the number one level performance groups in the world, right here representing Langley — it’s a very special night.”

The concert is being held on Oct. 13 at the Peace Portal Alliance Church, 15128 27B Ave. at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at 604-340-UKES (8537) or at www.langleyukes.com.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Rapids, T-Wolves snag top-10 finish
 
Biega powers Express past Rivermen
 
Talons rise to the top at Legal Beagle
Kodiaks knock Talons from their perch
 
Cross-country competitors flood Mundy Park
 
Election 2014: SD43 trustee candidates are going for a big pay day
Police seek Surrey taxi robbery suspect
 
Suspects sought in violent Surrey robbery
 
Luyken signing with UBC T-Birds

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 23 edition online now. Browse the archives.