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 …
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”
As I mentioned in my previous post, I’m still in the process of building this website to full capacity and operation. In the meantime, here are some important dates to mark in your calendars: The Songs of Billie Holiday for Ukulele Live on Zoom, with two cohorts Wednesdays: 10:00-11:00am or 5:00-6:00pm PDT 3 weeks: AprilContinue reading “Upcoming Events & Classes”
Thank you for visiting my website! After maintaining two different websites (not well), it feels great to have all of my personas and all of my work here under one umbrella. My hope is that you find it easy to navigate, informative, engaging, but not too overwhelming. As of this posting (March 2022), I’m stillContinue reading “Welcome”
Making and teaching music as a living was an accident.