Welcome to my website and blog!

Singer, ukulele and piano player, teacher, songwriter, and recording artist. What fun!

Enjoy all the stories in my blog, get information about The CC Strummers, try a private lessons or workshop!

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Cali’s Upcoming Workshops

  • My next 4-week OnGoing Ukulele Workshop & Jam starts Saturday July 14, 2018 from 11-12pm at Boulevard Music in Culver City, CA.  $60
  • My 5-week Ukulele For Beginners Class starts Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 12:30 to 1:30pm, also at Boulevard Music in Culver City, CA. Enroll today by calling (310) 398-2583. $100
  • It’s a Kanikapila! Ukulele Workshop & Strum Along at Dave’s Island Instruments in Lakewood, Sat., July 28, 2018 from 7-9pm. Email Dave’s or call (562) 444-5198 for reservations. Space is limited! $20 and you keep the music! More info

Cali’s Upcoming Ukulele Festival Appearances

  • The Los Angeles International Ukulele Festival, Saturday, Sept 22, 2018 in Torrance, CA.  I will teach two classes–Welcome To The World of Chord Melody.  In addition, my ukulele group, The CC Strummers, and I will perform a mini-set and lead a group strum and sing-along on the big stage.
  • The Antelope Valley Ukulele Festival, Friday & Saturday, Oct 12-13, 2018 in Lancaster, CA.  I will do my ukulele “rah-rah” thing at the Friday evening concert and teach workshops on Saturday.

Upcoming CC Strummers Classes

  • Monday’s Beginners class meets 3:30-4:30pm and Thursday’s Intermediate/Beginners meets 10-11am in The Veterans Memorial Building, located at 4117 Overland Ave, Culver City. (S.W. corner of Overland and Culver).  Parking is free in designated lots. Both Monday & Thursday classes meet in the Iksan/Yanji Room through August 23, 2018.

 

Upcoming CC Strummers Shows

  • UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital, Wednesday, August 15, 2018

My latest blog posts

ISLAND COWGIRLS
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I am here on the Garden Island of Kauai…to decompress.  To put a little distance between me and doing, doing, doing.  To sh-sh-sh the crazed hamster turning wheelies in my head. To tear myself from my cell phone long enough to breathe and not get sucked into another wormhole.  I’m here... Read More

ACCIDENTS HAPPEN AND A LITTLE MAGIC TOO
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First I hear it. Then I see it. Then my life passes before my eyes. In slow motion. It falls with a thud and bounces on the hard floor. I hear wood kaploof and strings buzz like confused bees. It lands face down, my precious Koa ukulele. This is NOT... Read More