- Contact Email:
- Silver Street Centre,
- Wivelele is a friendly group of ukulele players in and around the Wivey area who enjoy playing, singing and learning together
- New members are always welcome, from complete beginners wanting to try out the ukulele, to experienced players
- We meet in the Upper Hall in the Silver Street centre, Wivey, on Tuesday evenings 7-9pm. The first half hour is for beginners, experienced members happy to help are always welcomed.
- A wide variety of songs chosen and collected by members. Our 2 Songbooks can be downloaded from this page (together with the correction slip for Songbook 1).
- For more details contact firstname.lastname@example.org
have been collected for personal enjoyment, research and educational use by Wivelele members. They represent interpretations of material and may not be identical to the original versions, which are the copyright of their respective owners. We are very appreciative of the various websites and ukulele groups which have provided us with a rich resource, including those listed above. Our particular gratitude goes to TUSC and HUG for their kind support in setting up Wivelele and continuing links.
Links to useful sources of songbooks, tuition & resources: (control & click)
Songbooks & sheet collections:
Richard G's Songbook (ScorpexUke) : over a 1,000 songs, sortable by title, artist, chords etc
Stewart Greenhill : interactive songsheets with videos, sortable as above
Jim Carey: massive songbook with facility to transpose
Ukulele Groups’ Songbooks:
Moselele (Moseley Ukulele Group, Birmingham): they sell their bespoke ukuleles Bambookuleles direct
Uke Tunes (Ian of Southampton Ukulele Jam)
Tuition & Advice:
Ukulele Hunt: lots of info & resources including chords
UkeSyllabus: basic music theory for the ukulele
Song from Alfie's February 2017 workshops:
What’s Up - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NXnxTNIWkc
The Cynthia Lin tutorials Wivelele are using (see the PDF songsheets for download) :
Local Ukulele friendly Music Shops:
Bath Place Music: New music shop at 9 Bath Place, Taunton, 01823 617177, with growing number of ukes & accessories.
Strings'n'Things Music, Bridgewater: Long established “Aladdin’s cave of Musical Instruments” & advice.
They recommend 'Absolute Beginner Ukulele' book, with CD, by Steven Sproat. Wivelele also recommend the handy uke case size 'Ukulele Chord Dictionary' by Morton Manus.
Note-Orious Music shop, Taunton: music books & basic supplies