The Ukastle Ukestra and Ukestral Voices performed at SPRUKE 2015. In addition, Mark and Jane performed as Jack n Jel, Jane held a vocal workshop ‘Singing the Strings’, a Ukestration workshop, and we performed in the final concert on the Sunday (conducting the audience in Billie Jean).
Most of these photos are derived from Facebook. Enjoy!
Videos of the Ukastle Ukestra Performance
Geoff Mason did a wonderfully measured performance of Sweet Caroline whilst everyone held the parts together really well. Good stuff and well done! Thanks Meyles (Cynthia’s husband) for the video.
An incredibly difficult tune, we held it together whilst Carol McCaskie sang lead vocals.
Cynthia Sleight Meyles and Judi McLean sing a lovely harmony vocal on this gentle version of the classic Beatles tune.
Last Train to Clarksville
Trish Collins takes lead vocal on this Monkees tune.
Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps
The amazing voice of Dorothy Pritchard.
Chariots of Fire
A peaceful instrumental, until the bass player gets carried away.
Billie Jean as performed by the whole festival
Mark and Jane lead an instant ukestration with the audience at the Finale Concert on the Sunday afternoon. Ukulele Underground legend, Aldrine Guerrero joins on lead ukulele, Anu Grace from Townsville takes the lead vocals, Ben ‘Country Boy’ Collier from The Nukes assists Jane with the backup riff whilst Mark conducts in his inimitable style.