Choan Gálvez

Ukulele composer, player, and teacher - Barcelona

Blog (page 1 of 10)

  • Works premiered by other ukulele players
    Upd. 15/May/2022
    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 growing list of such works.
  • Santa Orosia
    Upd. 15/May/2022
    Santa Orosia is a suite of short pieces for fifths tuned ukulele written by Choan Gálvez, inspired by traditional melodies from Yebra de Basa in Spain.
  • Brevities
    (05/May/2022)
    A compilation of short pieces for baritone ukulele written by Choan Gálvez. Aimed at intermediate fingerpickers.
  • To Those Who Love
    (14/Apr/2022)
    An original for solo ukulele written by Choan Gálvez. Born of love, to those who love.
  • Twenty-six Days
    (06/Mar/2022)
    Tenacity and resilience were required. Uncertainty, failure and small victories were part of the path.
  • Zagora
    (06/Feb/2022)
    Minimalism, thrash metal and ukulele, at last together.
  • 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.
  • 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.