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Vol. 11, No. 1 (March 2012): Clawhammer Ukulele. Clawhammer Ukulele (J. Hill et al.), Interview: Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Arrangement: Soldier's Joy (A. Keim), From the Vault: Developing a Good Rhythmic Strum (J. Wood).

Vol. 10, No. 4 (December 2011): How to Lead a Great Ukulele Jam. How to Lead a Great Ukulele Jam (J. D'Ville), Interview: Peng Ratchaworapong, Arrangement: Jingle Bells (J. Hanlon), From the Vault: Blues Improvisation for Beginners (M. Shields).

Vol. 10, No. 3 (September 2011): The Eliminator Game. The Eliminator Game (S. Doane), Interview: Eve Goldberg, Arrangement: Gånglåt från Mästocka (P. Matson), Pedagogy Corner: The Phantom Teacher (J. Hill).

Vol. 10, No. 2 (June 2011): Ukulele Lowdown. Ukulele Lowdown: Adding A Bass To Your Uke Group. (S. Boisen), Interview: Melissa McKnight, Arrangement: Be Thou My Visiton (Trad., arr. K. Birkbeck), Pedagogy Corner: "Chord 3000" (J. Hill).

Vol. 10, No. 1 (March 2011): The Ukulele Fix-it Survival Guide. The Ukulele Fix-it Survival Guide (G. Mayer, C. Mayer), Interview: Steve Boisen, Arrangement: The Cruel War (Trad., arr. J. Hill), Pedagogy Corner: What Makes a "Teachable" Song? (J. Hill).

Vol. 9, No. 4 (December 2010): Left..., Left..., Left, Right, Left! Left..., Left..., Left, Right, Left: Teaching Techniques for the Whole Brain (J. Hill), Interview: Chang-soo Kim, Arrangement: Snow Shovel Blues (J. Hill), Pedagogy Corner: Solving the Mystery of the Diminished 7 Chord (S. Boisen).

Vol. 9, No. 3 (September 2010): How to Organize A Ukulele Festival. How to Organize A Ukulele Festival: The Inside Scoop (J. Hill), Interview: Felipe Sequeira, Arrangement: Ode To Joy (Beethoven., arr. L. Wyatt), Pedagogy Corner: The Chameleon Chord (J. Hill).

Vol. 9, No. 2 (June 2010): Ukulele Big Band. Ukulele Big Band: A How-To Guide (J. Hill), Interview: Melanie Doane, Arrangement: This Little Light of Mine (Shout Chorus) (Trad., arr. J. Hill for ukulele big band), Pedagogy Corner: Slurring Your Syncopations (left-hand technique).

Vol. 9, No. 1 (March 2010): The Great Canadian Tuning Debate. The Great Canadian Tuning Debate: Does D6 Tuning Ghettoize the Student? (J. Lodto), Interview: Tony Coleman, Arrangement: This Little Light of Mine (Trad., arr. J. Hill for ukulele big band), Pedagogy Corner: Ukulele Juggling Act: How to Teach in Two Tunings at Once (J. Hill).

Vol. 8, No. 4 (December 2009): Walking the Walk. Walking the Walk: Why Improving Your Playing is the Most Enjoyable Way to Improve Your Teaching (J. Hill), Interview: Sandra Obritsch, Arrangement: Scarborough Fair (Trad., arr. J. Hill).

Vol. 8, No. 3 (September 2009): Medley Magic! Medeley Magic: Making Music Marvelous (M. Conway / J. Hill), Interview: Marianne Brogan, Pedagogy Corner: Musical Multi-tasking (J. Hill), Arrangement: Down in the Valley (Trad., arr. J. Hill).

Vol. 8, No. 2 (June 2009): Why Do You Uke? Why Do You Uke? (J. Hill), Interview: Warren Dobson, Pedagogy Corner: Break It Down, Build It Back Up: Helping Three Ways to Help Your Students Master Difficult Passages (J. Hill), Arrangement: Symphony No. 7, 2nd Mov't Theme (Allegretto) (L. van Beethoven, arr. J. Hill).

Vol. 8, No. 1 (March 2009): Learning to Play Ukulele By Ear. Learning to Play Ukulele By Ear (J. D'Ville), Interview: J. Chalmers Doane (Part II), Special Report: Sokcho, Korea (F. Sequeira), Pedagogy Corner: Bessie, Bill, Lester and Earl: Getting That Bluegrass Sound (J. Kavanagh), Arrangement: I'll Fly Away (A. Brumley, arr. J. Kavanagh).

Vol. 7, No. 4 (December 2008): How To Start A Ukulele Program. Mr. T's No-nonsense Guide to Starting a Ukulele Program (J. Thomas), Interview: J. Chalmers Doane (Part I), Pedagogy Corner: "One (Half) Step at a Time: Transposing Two-Chord Songs" (J. Hill), Arrangement: Alabama Bound (Trad., arr. J. Hill).

Vol. 7, No. 3 (September 2008): The Hawaii Issue. Machetes and Rajoes and Taropatches, Oh, My! (J. King), Interview: Roy Sakuma, Pedagogy Corner: "Less is More: Easy Chords That Sound Hard" (J. Hill), Arrangement: Hawaii Aloha (L. Lyons, arr. J. Hill).

Vol. 7, No. 2 (June 2008): First on-line edition of Ukulele Yes! e-Zine. Rag That Uke (J. Kavanagh), Interview: Peter Luongo, Pedagogy Corner: "The Major Scale: Variations on a Theme" (J. Hill), Arrangement: Rattle on the Stovepipe (Trad., arr. J. Hill).

Vol. 7, No. 1 (April 2008): Newsletter sent via email. Click here to view the newsletter as a PDF document. Note: some copies were erroneously labeled "Vol. 1, No. 1."

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Organizing A District-Wide Ukulele Concert (B. Smith)
Reprinted from Ukulele Yes! Vol. 6, No. 1 (1981).

The Classroom Teacher Becomes a Music Specialist (Abridged) (B. Smith)
Reprinted from Ukulele Yes! Vol. 4, No. 1 (1979).

The Ukulele Ideal to Teach Music (K. Whittingham)
Reprinted from Ukulele Yes! Vol. 2, No. 2 (1977).

Singing the Strings (J. C. Doane)
Reprinted from Ukulele Yes! Vol. 5 (1980).

Teaching the Parents to Play (J. Wood)
Reprinted from Ukulele Yes! Vol. 5 (1980).

Use of the Ukulele at the Elementary School Level (B. Smith)
Reprinted from Ukulele Yes! Vol. 2, No. 1 (1977).

How to Start an Adult Ukulele Class (R. E. Kimball)
Reprinted from Ukulele Yes! Vol. 2, No. 1 (1977).

President's Message (J. C. Doane)
Reprinted from Ukulele Yes! Vol. 2, No. 1 (1977).

The Ukulele Yes! Seven Point Guide to Why You Should Play the Ukulele... Reprinted from Ukulele Yes! Vol. 1, No. 1 (1976).

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Please note: These magazines are out of print. Abstracts are provided for reference only.

Vol. 6 (1981): White on brown cover (small format). The Ukulele Goes to Northern Quebec (Thibeault). Class Teaching (Doane). District-wide Doane Ukulele Programs: Rural, Suburban, Urban (M. Shields, L. MacPhee, J. Wood). Organizing a District-wide Ukulele Concert (B. Smith). Ukulele in the Community: Community Volunteers: A Halifax Volunteer Looks Back (Stewart), Senior Citizens: Ukulele, Grandma? (Pennel), Summer Camp: Ukulele... Oui! (Csano). Canadian Ukuleles in Hawaii (B. Smith). Technique Corner: Developing a Good Rhythmic Strum (J. Wood), The Lion Song (P. Draper). Equipment: Ukulele Storage (B. Smith). Editor: Cam Trowsdale.

Vol. 5 (1980): Orange on white cover (small format). Ukuleles in Africa (Mennell). Singing the Strings (J. C. Doane). Canons as Reading Weaponry (L. MacPhee). A Pedagogical Trio: Teaching To Different Levels in One Class, Teaching The Parents To Play, Demonstration Lessons (J. Wood). A Music Reading Program for Ukulele (M. Shields). Promoting Your Ukulele Program (B. Smith). Interview: Donna-Faye Madhosingh (H. Harris). The Ukulele "Honor Roll" (Miller). May Day Celebrations: Halifax Style (A. Tilley). Technique Corner: Inner String Harmonization (J. C. Doane), Developing Finger Co-ordination and Strength (J. Wood), Blues Improvisation For Beginners (M. Shields). Editor: Cam Trowsdale

Vol. 4, No. 1. (1979): Green on white cover. Report on First Functional Piano Workshop. Profile: Bill Wallace. Arrangement: I like you (B. Beasley). Technique Corner: "Rocking the Chord - Variations." Pedagogy Corner: "Playing by Ear," and "Teaching Chords" (J. Wood). The Classroom Teacher becomes a Music Specialist (B. Smith). Classroom ukulele reports from Florida and Quebec. Poem: In the Back Row... (I. McKee). Editorial Consultants: Elizabeth Page, Janet McMurtry.

Vol. 3, No. 2. (1978): Blue on white cover. Ukulele reports from Alberta, Quebec, Ontario, and New Brunswick. Functional Piano (J. C. Doane). Ukuleles Have Reached Northern Vancouver Island (B. Smith). Arrangement: Romanze from Sonatina in G (L. van Beethoven). Report on Fifth National Ukulele Workshop. Technique Corner: "Snapping the Strum." Editor: Karen Lilly.

Vol. 3, No. 1. (1978): White on blue cover. The Ukulele Becomes Respectable (B. Page, reprinted from the Halifax Mail-Star). Reports on regional workshops in New Brunswick, Ontario, and British Columbia. We did it and We're glad! (R. Jodrie). Interview: Dennis Tupman. Arrangement: Feet Beat (B. Beasley). Technique Corner: "Rocking the Chord." Care & Tuning of your "JCD" ukulele. Classroom ukulele reports from Saskatchewan, Ontario, Newfoundland, and Pennsylvania. Editor: Karen Lilly.

Vol. 2, No. 2. (1977): Erroniously labeled "Volume 2, Number 1." White on red cover. Photo essay of Fourth National Ukulele Workshop. The Origin of the Ukulele (R. E. Kimball). The Ukulele Ideal to Teach Music (K. Whittingham). Arrangement: Paul's Song (J. C. Doane). Classroom ukulele reports from Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Quebec, and British Columbia. Technique Corner: "Harmonizing the Scale," Pic a little... Read a little (L. MacPhee). Editor: Karen Lilly.

Vol. 2, No. 1. (1977): Red on white cover. Basic Ukulele Repairs (I. Mann). How to Start an Adult Ukulele Class (R. E. Kimball). Use of the Ukulele at the Elementary Level (B. Smith). Arrangement: Musical Ride (Doane/MacPhee). Classroom reports from Newfoundland, Ontario, Nova Scotia, Saskachewan, Alberta, and British Columbia. Technique Corner: "The Up Strum." Editor: Karen Lilly.

Vol. 1, No. 2. (1976): White on black cover. Report on Third National Ukulele Workshop. Workshop levels defined. Honorary Life Membership: Roy Smeck. Arrangement: Angels Watching Over Me (arr. J. C. Doane). Classroom reports from Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Ontario, and British Columbia. Letter of appreciation from Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau to the Ucluelet Ukelele Group (sic), From Ear to Ukulele..., a feature article on ear training (C. Trowsdale, L. MacPhee). Editor: Karen Lilly.

Vol. 1, No. 1. (1976): Black on white cover. Introduction of the JCD series of ukuleles. Introduction of Classroom Ukulele Method. Classroom reports from Ontario and Newfoundland. Interview: Lorna MacPhee. Arrangement: Uke Pic (J. C. Doane). Editor: Karen Lilly.

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