Blog

Musings, ramblings, rants, etc.

  • A Big One (6/Jul/2022)
    A piece for ukulele in fifths (CGDA) which reflects the profound impact of some bitter news. A farewell to A Big One.
  • 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 (6/Mar/2022)
    Tenacity and resilience were required. Uncertainty, failure and small victories were part of the path.
  • Zagora (6/Feb/2022)
    Minimalism, thrash metal and ukulele, at last together.
  • Closeness (5/Jan/2022)
    A new piece, laying somewhere between romanticism and minimalism.
  • 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.
  • Santa Orosia (1/Dec/2021)
    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.
  • Common Blue (1/Nov/2021)
    A new minimalistic work for solo ukulele by Choan Gálvez which uses a G minor open tuning. Performance by Samantha Muir.
  • 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.