Ukulele Hawaiian Cruise with Jenny!
A Fun-Filled Learning & Cultural Experience You Won’t Want to Miss.

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Hello ukulele strummers,

It’s not too often that you can enjoy learning the ukulele and cruising to Hawaii at the same time. Well… is proud to bring you our very own Jenny Peters to accompany you for a fun-filled immersion cultural experience to the Hawaiian Islands.

We’ve selected Princess Cruises to give you the best on board entertainment, meals, and relaxation, and have partnered with them to get you the best prices!

What do we like best?  Prices for the all-inclusive cruise package start at under $200 per day per person, based on double occupancy for which we get the ukulele course, travel to Hawaii, great meals and entertainment, and the company of friends!

Jenny’s six bestselling ukulele books FREE when you book a friend to join you!

With 9 days at sea, Jenny will be conducting classes and group playing for 2 hours in the morning for a total of 18 hours of instruction and practice. You have time to practice on your own or in groups, during the afternoons. (See below for additional details on the course.)

Here is what fellow ukulele players have said about ukulele classes on Hawaiian cruises:

The ukulele workshop on the cruise to Hawaii was fantastic! I learned chords, strumming, and had a blast jamming with fellow passengers. A perfect blend of music and culture!”
– Esther, IL

The ukulele course added a unique dimension to my cruise experience. I now strum with confidence, and the onboard jam sessions were incredible.”
– Claude, IA

“I’ll forever cherish the ukulele workshop on our cruise to Hawaii. Learning to play brought me closer to the islands, its people, and my fellow passengers. Mahalo!”
– Gina, WA


Cruise Announcement and Details
About Jenny Peters
Important Contact Information
Cruise Details and Itinerary
Ukulele Course Details
Helpful Resources

So what are you waiting for?

Book now by calling the Booking Agent at Princess Cruises below.

Learn from Jenny in person, immerse yourself in ukulele culture, and make new lifelong friends!

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Cruise Announcement and Details

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About Jenny Peters – Your Guest Instructor on the Cruise

Jenny Peters is a well-regarded composer, conductor, and clinician in the Chicago area. She has taught thousands of beginners on a variety of instruments during her many years of teaching. Jenny developed her unique beginner-friendly method of teaching ukulele when she learned to play to include ukulele to her fourth grade General Music classes.

The Illinois Music Educators Association has invited Jenny to do presentations on how to teach ukulele, and she has written articles on the subject for the magazine of the Illinois chapter of the American String Teachers Association. She is a member of the National Association for Music Education (NaFME), the American String Teachers Association (ASTA) and the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP).

Jenny has served on the faculties of Lake Forest College and the College of Lake County. She taught piano, violin and chamber music at the Music Institute of Chicago and the Lake Forest Music Institute. She holds a Master of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Illinois and Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Washington. She earned her teacher’s certification from Trinity International University to share her passion for music with students of diverse backgrounds.

Jenny plays many other instruments besides ukulele: piano, violin, viola, guitar, bass and mandolin.

Important Contacts

Princess Cruise Booking Agent

Mariah Emal
Phone: (888) 260-0835 Ext. 11229

Tour Coordinator

Auntie Jean
Phone: (303) 915-2591

Questions for Jenny?

Cruise Details and Itinerary

Here’s what the itinerary looks like for the 16-day Cruise:

September 29:   Leave San Francisco, CA
September 30:   At sea
October         1:  At sea
October         2:  At sea
October         3:  At sea

October         4:  Hilo, Hawaii
October         5:  Honolulu, Hawaii
October         6:  Maui (Lahaina), Hawaii
October         7:  Kauai (Nawiliwili), Hawaii

October         9: At sea
October       10: At sea
October       11: At sea
October       12: At sea

October       13: Ensenada, Mexico
October       14: At sea
October       15: San Francisco, CA

Learn more about your cruise ship—the Ruby Princess. And details on the accommodations, dining options, activities, and entertainment. has teamed with Jean (our tour coordinator) for a surprise on shore experience that no ukulele player will want to miss. (Details will be available closer to the cruise date.)

Ukulele Course Details  – What You Can Expect to Learn

Jenny will structure the course to intermediate players. Beginners and advanced players are also welcome. Jenny will have both easier and more advanced music available. Jenny looks to make this as much fun and entertaining as possible.

With over 20 hours of instruction and practice we expect you will have learned some music theory and form, build the confidence to jam with others, and take back to your ukulele clubs at home.

Here are some details:

  • Cruise lessons will incorporate ukulele orchestra.
  • The group will learn songs from the two books that include intermediate skills and folk songs. In addition, Jenny is creating new arrangements that can be downloaded for free and printed to bring with you on the tour.
  • A total of 65 songs will be available for learning and playing.
  • The group will be signing up for the Talent Show on the cruise where you could play on stage for the other passengers.
  • We expect the group will be playing together in a dedicated room on the ship.
  • Jenny will also available for private lessons as time allows.

Helpful Resources

You will need to bring your own ukulele and any other accessories you like to play with.

Books you need to purchase and free printable music you need to download and print, to bring with you get on the cruise:

21 More Songs in 6 Days (Learn Intermediate Ukulele the Easy Way)

Click to Buy at Amazon

21 Easy Ukulele Folk Songs (Book and Online Video)








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Jenny’s Bestselling Book Series (optional)






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