The Hills Ukulele Festival would like to thank Hans Music for its dedicated support for the past 4 years. We would not be a going concern without the technical, emotional and financial support that they have provided. If you are thinking of buying a ukulele, check out what they have on offer at their website below. They got VERY GOOD at shipping in 2020!
Hans Music has been a family owned and operated business since 1973. Form humble beginnings as German immigrants Hans & Monika built the business through their love of teaching and playing music into the community institution it is today.
Hans has spent his years as a working musician and teacher and knows a good instrument when he sees one. Monika has come from an education background and brings her knowledge of childhood development & musical learning with special needs adults to the business. Peter, their son builds on the technical aspects of the business with his training as a Sound Engineer an instrument Luthier and heads up the repair department.
For years I trialed and refined the methods but not with great success until finding a strong relationship between Pencil & Artistic Sealer, and from this Tinct (formally known as Double Bass Tattoo) was born 9 May 2011.
Utilizing my artistic talents through the process of preparing the selected musical instrument (Guitar, Double Bass, Violin, Banjo, Ukulele or Drum), applying pencil detail to it, artistic sealer then clear coat to seal, producing depth, definition and a lifetime of unique imagery.
These Pencil Tattoos are applied to previously lacquered finishes or raw timber. The method of mixing both of the artistic & chemically proven features of these tools of Pencil Tattooing produce an amazing result that cannot be matched by any other previously used method.
Australian invented, designed and hand made. This totally unique, patented KiKBox® Cajon, is used by all types and genre of musicians the world over.
The process of designing and building these functional items, largely free of rules and constraints, has become an obsession for Milan. Avocet subsequently launched in late 2016. In designing his guitars, Milan aims for simplicity, bearing in mind the design maxim that form must follow function.