Choan Gálvez

Ukulele composer, player, and teacher - Barcelona

Blog (page 1 of 10)

  • Closeness
    (05/Jan/2022)
    A new piece, laying somewhere between romanticism and minimalism.
  • What did Choan do in 2021?
    (29/Dec/2021)
    A few gigs (live and online), a bunch of publications, lots of videos, a few exceptional collaborators and the luck of having patrons and students that are worth a fortune.
  • Invocation
    (22/Dec/2021)
    Minimalism and minor triads are back.
  • Works premiered by other ukulele players Upd. 20/Dec/2021
    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.
  • Common Blue
    (01/Nov/2021)
    A new minimalistic work for solo ukulele by Choan Gálvez which uses a G minor open tuning. Performance by Samantha Muir.
  • Ochenta y seis
    Upd. 12/Oct/2021
    An original by Choan Gálvez for ukelele solo. Tab available.
  • To the Good Times
    (17/Aug/2021)
    Is it a wishful toast to the future? Is it a longing sigh to happier past times? It's an original for ukulele by Choan Gálvez. And it's beautiful.
  • Treat Her Kindly
    (06/Aug/2021)
    Do goodness and treat her, yourself, everybody, kindly. A piece for ukulele by Choan Gálvez.
  • Nueve de julio
    (14/Jul/2021)
    A celebratory waltz, with a South American flavour, written in celebration of a birthday.
  • Due sogni d’oro
    (03/Jul/2021)
    Two short pieces dedicated to a beloved family.