I believe making music is so much more than what we play and sing. Music introduces us to ourselves in a new way, it helps us make meaning of what we experience, and it broadens our perspectives and our capacity for empathy. I bring this belief to all the spaces in which I work.
- Ukulele classes and workshops
- Self-paced online courses
- Private lessons (limited)
- Visiting teaching artist in ukulele, songwriting, and creative journaling
- Online Zoom Jams
- In-Person Jams (coming back soon!)
- Ukulele Open Mics & Campfires
Latest Blog Posts …
Folks, it’s been a loooooooong 2+ years and I HAVE MISSED YOU. Because I’ve been podded up with my elderly parents and my too-young-to-be-vaxxed child, I was slow to return to our in person ukulele jams. But I am telling you … I AM READY. Remember when? In the “beforetimes”, I led monthly in personContinue reading “In Person Ukulele Jams Are Back!”
It’s that time of year, folks! When summer rolls around here in the Pacific Northwest, I want nothing more than to be at the campground, preferable with my feet in the river or with my people around a campfire. I want to sing, I want to laugh, I want to feel the gratitude for theContinue reading “Ukulele Campfire Classes – July / August 2022”
I have some numbers for you: This April 7th is Billie Holiday‘s 107th birthday. Fifteen years before her birth, in 1900, a bill was introduced to the U.S. Congress to criminalize lynching. This month, over 100 years later, and 63 years after Holiday’s death, the Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act has been signed into law. HolidayContinue reading “The Songs of Billie Holiday for Ukulele”
Making and teaching music as a living was an accident.