The Happy Strings Project is an initiative and passion project started by Misty Karen Antatico, created for the purpose of providing fun and quality programs and events that promote the appreciation of the ukulele in Cagayan de Oro City.

Misty desires to build a community of children and even adults, who are interested in learning more about the ukulele. She aims to provide fun, easy, memorable, and valuable material for her ukulele programs, and the occasional workshops she organizes.

Why The Ukulele? 

Aside from Misty’s deep love for the instrument, she believes in her heart that the ukulele is the perfect instrument to start with for children.

The size and portability make it easier for children to handle and bring around. It is an instrument that they can play while singing. It is excellent as a solo or an ensemble (a group) instrument, a good starting platform for musical literacy and a tool for developing ear-training. Plus, it is relatively inexpensive compared to other instruments.

The Happy Strings Project hopes to celebrate and promote the joy of the ukulele and the pleasure to enjoy the music it creates.

The Paint and Play Your Own Ukulele event last Saturday was a success! It was only last May that I was feeling bad about not being able to go to Dumaguete for their own event there. Little did I know, I would be organizing the same one here in Cagayan de Oro. I have to thank The New Susing’s Guitar for this opportunity. What I have, is just my love for the ukulele, and my passion to teach. They have provided me with an avenue, and I am most grateful for them. Here are some pictures from the event: The…

September 1, 2017 0 comment
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Paint and Play Your Own Ukulele has come to the City of Golden Friendship! Cebu’s The New Susing’s Guitar in collaboration with The Happy Strings Project brings you this fun and exciting event here in Cagayan de Oro City! Join us for an afternoon of art and music on the following dates and venues! *August 26, SATURDAY, 11 AM – 3PM CHINGKEETEA (Pabayo-Hayes, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines) OPEN TO KIDS AND ADULTS! However, this is limited to 10 SLOTS ONLY, so pre-registration is required. Pre-registration deadline is until August 23, 2017. Registration: P 1, 500.00 Inclusions: 1 Susing’s Cebu Solid Wood Mahogany Ukulele…

August 1, 2017 0 comment
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To celebrate the launch of my website and freelance teaching gig, I will be giving away 2 hours of ukulele lessons to 5 individuals each. However, you must bring your own ukulele for the lesson. This is open to all Cagayan de Oro residents of all ages. Winners will be picked via a raffle draw. This giveaway will run until May 7, 2017.  Please register here: https://goo.gl/forms/CwHPJnjik54mis963 

May 2, 2017 0 comment
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