SOUP - (Southern Ontario Ukulele Players)
NEW Section F.A.Q.
About the Jam Sessions
How to Book SOUP
Jam Night Location
Behind the Scenes
SOUP Events & Performances
NEW Flash Mobs
Upcoming Special Events
Ads - Uke Events
2017 Kiwanis Festival
SOUP Pub Jams
SOUP's Performance Resume
Membership & Photos
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Local Newspaper Articles
Tips & Helpful Ideas
Jam Session Notes
Ukulele Online Made Easy
Videos - Educational & Interesting
Music & Songs
Songbook & Music Selection Team
Understanding the Song Book
SOUP Member Survey
In an effort to make sure the SOUP experience is as enjoyable as possible to a wide variety of Ukulele Players we ask that you take a few minutes to fill out our first ever survey to help us determine how best to direct the energies of all those involved.
Please try not to omit or skip any questions and check off as many answers for each question as you think apply.
We are hoping to get some honest feedback about how we are doing.
The SOUP Steering Committee
Survey Section: Musical Background & Personal Learning Style Preference
1. How long have you been playing the ukulele? (pick the one that best answers the question)
Less than a year
More than one year but less than two years
More than two years
2. What term would you say best describes your overall ability? (Pick one answer that best answers the question)
3. In what areas would you like to improve your playing?
Learning more advanced techniques (finger picking, etc.)
All of the above
How do you feel you learn best?
Playing along or watching others and then practising
Being shown specific things and then pracising them
Watching YouTube video turorials online
Other Learning Style
Survey Section: Monday Night Jam Sessions
5. How often do you attend the S.O.U.P. Monday Jam Sessions?
Every week I can
Once or twice a month
Once in a while
I just started
6. Which do you prefer at the Jam Session?
Learning new songs (songs that are new to me)
Playing songs already in the songbook
Both new and existing songs from the songbook
7. How far would you like to take your playing?
I am content strumming along in a group setting
I would like to play with some others in a performance setting
I would like to perform a song or two solo
I would like to be able to perform a song or two from memory
I would like to be able to play lots of songs if I have the song sheets with me
8. Choose all the things you would like the Seering Committee to consider when planning special worksops and seminars.
Ukulele workshop with special instructor performance
Ukulele performance (Paid guest performers)
Ukulele workshop only (no performance)
Prefer workshops on a weekend, half day maximum
Prefer workshop on a weeknight
Prefer the combined event of workshop, special instruction and jam session all in one day event
Would pay for an event or workshop depending on what it is
Not interested in attending anything other than a jam session on Monday evenings
Prefer an indoor venue with chairs
Prefer an outdoor venue for a workshop or seminar and I would bring a lawn chair
Meals should be included in an all day event, cost of meal included in event price
No meals at workshop or seminars; I would prefer to bring my own
Other ideas about seminars, write down your ideal combo (example: Workshop and Performance weeknight
Survey Section:Your Personal Music Style
9. What type of music do you like?
Popular (pop-top 40 radio)
Traditional (example, Wild Mountain Thyme or Black Velvet Band, etc.)
All types of music
10. What eras and decades best describes your musical tastes?
Up until the 1950's
50's and 60's
60's and 70's
70's and 80's
80's and newer
A mix: I like them all
Survey Section: SOUP Communication
11. How did you find out about S.O.U.P.?
Home County Folk Festival Uke Tent Display
Other public performance, saw some S.O.U.P. players
Website - S.O.U.P.
Website-Other please list below
Other - please list below
12. Which of the following do you use to get your S.O.U.P. info?
Notices from S.O.U.P. via emails
S.O.U.P. website (londonsoup.weebly.com)
S.O.U.P. FaceBook page
Announcements made at the Monday night Jam Sessions
A mix: jam session updates, emails and I check the website
13. Finally, our last question for you, we the SOUP Steering Committee, feel that S.O.U.P. belongs to all of us, so please use this space to let us know what you like and what you would change or add or delete if our earlier questions above did not capture your comment.
We have seen some exciting growth with our local group over the last couple of years. As the ukulele has become more and more popular we want to try to make sure we structure our jam sessions and special events to reflect our membership. In this section include any ideas you have about
attracting new members because our policy is everyone is welcome, the more the merrier.
I would like to make sure I am on the mailing list for S.O.U.P. updates, write your email below. This is not a mandatory field to be filled out
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