Steven Sproat is a singer/songwriter, guitarist, ukulele exponent and bestselling author. His recording career began in the ‘80s and on his musical journey so far he has released 5 albums with several songs from those albums garnering airplay on BBC Radio 2, noteably by Aled Jones and Jeremy Vine.
In 2011 he featured in Frank Skinner’s BBC4 TV documentary about George Formby – Steven being one of the UK’s leading ukulele players – and in 2012 Steven peformed on ITV’s Alan Titchmarsh Show.
In a 40 year plus musical journey Steven has also played numerous festivals (including the New York, Dublin and Scotland Ukulele Festivals) as well as clubs and theatres across the UK including the prestigious and iconic London venues Ronnie Scotts (by invitation of The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain) and the Mean Fiddler. He has also supported Jools Holland and opened selected UK shows on Jools’s 2012 UK tour including The Edinburgh Jazz Festival.
And this multi-talented artist is a bestselling author of 4 ukulele tutor books published Worldwide by Music Sales. He has taken workshops in schools, colleges and universities in UK, Singapore, Dublin and New York and he has also taught ukulele to many celebrity clients including comic Harry Hill, TV presenter Nicky Campbell, renowned actor Sir Tom Courtenay and the afore mentioned Frank Skinner.
Ukulele Workshops and Private Coaching on Ukulele
Steven has probably taught more people the ukulele in UK than any other.
He has taught in many Universities and Teacher Training Colleges including Bath, Nottingham and Reading. Abroad he has been hired by many Music Academies including Singapore, New York and also in Dublin.
Many Music Stores have hired Steven for Saturday Workshops including Music Room stores and J G Windows Newcastle.
Unlike many guitar teachers ‘converted ‘ to ukulele Steven is not a ‘Johnny come lately’ and is a respected ‘uke’ teacher having been plying his trade since the 1970s.
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