Welcome to Choan Gálvez’s website. I’m a musician –I play string instruments, currently ukulele and upright bass are my main tools– and ukulele seller. Some times I am a writer, a programmer or an ukulele teacher.
50 Miniature Studies for Ukulele is a set of pieces created to develop diverse musical performance abilities and fingerpicking techniques.
New! The Waltz in Progress collection for solo ukulele is now available in book form.
On this website you’ll find videos, ukulele lessons, and, occassionally, links to download ukulele tabs, info on my musical activities, my discography, and, well, anything I decide to tell the world about.
I'm also working Ukes2dies, a set of 12 ukulele duets.
A three-part piece for baritone ukulele composed by Choan Gálvez and performed by Giovanni Albini.
Works premiered by other ukulele players
In recent times I’ve written ukulele pieces that I’ve dedicated to, written for, or offered to ukulele players that I admire and have been gently premiered by them. Here is a preliminar list of these works, where titles link to video performances.
An evening of ukulele waltzes
Announcement of a live concert to be streamed via Bandcamp on May, 8th, 2021. Choan Gálvez will play a selection of ukulele waltzes, including his collection Waltz in Progress and excerpts from previous and upcoming albums.
A sombre, emotional piece, with a glimpse of hope. Written by Choan Gálvez for Samantha Muir, who performs the piece on ukulele.
Waltz in Progress
A book compiling a series of original waltzes for solo ukulele, inspired by the collections created by the great guitarists of the romantic era.