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

Ukulele Challenge!

It’s a virtual Kanikapila!

Check out what the CC Strummers are doing as we wait out the Coronavirus!! New videos daily!!

Video tutorial!

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How to Play Fast on the Ukulele

Using her song This Morning Something Wonderful Happened to Me (I Woke Up) as a template, Cali shows you lots of cool ways to strum and pick fast on your ukulele.

I’m in the Movies!

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Never Too Old

Never Too Old is an inspirational new documentary about the power of music to enrich life for older audiences and it explores the paths that led professional musicians (including me!) to perform for these audiences.  And love it!!!

 

Video Tutorials

Check out my video tutorials!

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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

DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, ALL CLASSES AT BOULEVARD MUSIC ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  I WILL KEEP YOU IN THE LOOP!

  • The next 4-week OnGoing Ukulele Workshop & Jam starts Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 10:30am-12pm at Boulevard Music in Culver City, CA. Call (310) 398-2583 to enroll. $80.
  • My next 4-week Ukulele Beginners Plus Workshop will start Saturdays in Spring, 2020 at Boulevard Music in Culver City, CA. Dates to be announced.  Call (310) 398-2583 to enroll. $80.  For more info call (310) 398-2583 or email Cali.

Upcoming CC Strummers Classes

DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, THE CC STRUMMERS’ MONDAY AND THURSDAY CLASSES ARE NOW ONLINE, VIA ZOOM.

If you are not a member of The CC Strummers and would like to join us online, please email me for the login information.

When the crisis subsides, we’ll meet again!

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 Multipurpose Room through June 2020.  (If there are last minute room changes, we may be in The Rotunda, The Garden Room, Iksan/Yanji or The Auditorium).

Upcoming CC Strummers Shows

  • Tuesday, June 16, 2020 — OPICA Adult Day Care Center in West Los Angeles
  • Tuesday, Sep 1, 2020 — OPICA Adult Day Care Center in West Los Angeles
  • Saturday, Sep 19, 2020 — The Socialites’ Luau at The Culver City Senior Center
  • Tuesday, Nov 17, 2020 — OPICA Adult Day Care Center in West Los Angeles

My latest blog posts

A DRINK OF WATER

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The World Health Organization has just declared that we are in the midst of a worldwide pandemic. That’s way too big a concept for me to wrap my brain around and I can feel the tentacles of denial slip-sliding across the wavy stuff in my mind. Then today, it... Read More

HAPPY BIRTHDAY OSCAR

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I arrive at my gigs with a list of this month’s famous birthday people and events. I will wrap each one around a song. It’s March and one of the notables is Oscar Ferdinand Mayer. He was born March 29, 1859. The guy liked meat. I bet he ate... Read More