Students say aloha

Oak Bay youth join Island Ukelele for Hawaiian performances

Island Ukelele

Island Ukelele

Island Ukelele, featuring a record 11 Oak Bay youth, is a School District 61 honour ukulele ensemble, under the direction of music educator and Oak Bay High teacher Tina Horwood. Consisting of 32 students from 13 middle and high schools, this senior ensemble performs regularly for many local community events and organizations. The group is now in Hawaii for a 12-day concert tour covering two islands. While there the group will participate in the 15th annual Great Waikoloa Ukulele Festival on March 7 and put on a total of 13 concerts.