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

Big News! I’m in the Movies!

Never Too Old is a new documentary depicting music’s power to enrich life for older audiences, and for the musicians themselves. This half-hour film highlights the power of music and explores the paths that led professional musicians (including me!) to perform for older audiences. It shines a light on MusicianFest, an initiative of the Music Performance Trust Fund, to provide free musical performances at senior centers and assisted living facilities in the US and Canada.

Three mature women smiling. They are dressed in shades of pink and red. A banner with the words Musician Fest appears behind them.

Watch the half-hour documentary in its entirety on the Music Performance Trust Fund website.
I appear around minute 19. Watch the whole documentary—it’s inspirational!


“Brava! The documentary really touched me…. we all can remember the music and songs of our youth and those memories bring forth a lot of good feelings. Bless you and your compadres for bringing joy to our generation!”  —L.K.
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Cali Rose and The CC Strummers perform at the 2018 Los Angeles Uke Festival.

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Cali’s Upcoming Workshops

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 and Thursday classes meet in The Iksan/Yanji Room through August 22, 2019.

Upcoming CC Strummers Shows

  • UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital, (Date TBA)
  • Fiesta la Ballona, Sunday, August 25, 2019
  • Culver City Woman’s Club, Sep 9, 2019
  • OPICA, Tues, Sep 17, 2019
  • Socialites Luau, Sat, Sep 21, 2019
  • Rotary Plaza, Wed, Oct 16, 2019
  • OPICA, Tues, Nov 19, 2019
  • Holiday Show at The Culver City Senior Center, Tues, December 17, 2019  1-2:00pm

My latest blog posts

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I’m at Trader Joe’s doing my “food gathering” thing and rolling the cart past the display of ready-made yummies because…well…I am good at reheating and turning on the microwave. Another shopper, a Gen Xer kind of gal, is leaning into the stacks of meatloaf and chicken wraps when her... Read More

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We are having a date! Husband and I are zigzagging through rain-splashy traffic for an afternoon matinee of Julia Sweeney’s one-woman show at the Geffen Playhouse in Westwood Village. It’s dog-eat-dog as he squeezes our little Honda Fit into the long line of cars entering the $4 validated parking... Read More