Anyone who has played in a band or sung in a choir knows the feeling of of connection and joy that comes with participating in music. Stephanie Ney started Uko Ono as a way to share the magic of music through the Ukulele, otherwise known as the
We also call it the instrument of instant gratification! It only has four strings, you only need to learn four chords, and literally within hours, you will be able to play hundreds of songs.
Whether you want to learn the basics through private or group lessons, join a group, build team morale at work or shake up an event – Uko Ono offers a range of ways for you to discover the joy of the Ukulele.
Stephanie has been working in the Arts for the past twenty years as an administrator, presenter, project officer and fundraiser. Returning to her childhood passion for music, Stephanie started Uko Ono as a way to share the magic of music through the ukulele, otherwise known as the Instrument of Joy.
Today she leads community ukulele choirs and presents a variety of ukulele workshops. Her hands-on style and vigour for joy make her workshops accessible, fun and suitable for any level of musical experience.
Stephanie Ney relocated to Coffs Harbour in late 2006, leaving behind a 15-year career working between the corporate and not-for-profit sectors in Sydney.
Stephanie has worked for and with a number of prestigious arts organisations as an administrator, presenter, project officer and fundraiser, including Bell Shakespeare, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Flying Fruit Fly Circus and Bangarra Dance Theatre and locally, Arts Mid North Coast, Saltwater Freshwater Arts and the revival of the Sawtell Cinema.
Stephanie reignited her childhood passion for music and Uko Ono was born! She presents a range of Ukulele workshops that turns her classical training on its head. Her hands-on style and vigour for joy make her workshops accessible, fun and suitable for absolute beginners.