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Ukulele in times of chaos

Ukulele in times of chaos

Now, more than ever, is a great time to play ukulele.
Making music shifts emotions. Playing ukulele is the easiest happy high I’ve ever found.
Playing music with friends amplifies all of this, plus it produces feelings of connection.
This is a post about how people are running ukulele groups – both on Zoom and with social distancing.

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Tips for pain-free ukulele

Tips for pain-free ukulele

The other day one of my ukulele students turned up to class wearing a brace on her left arm. “I’ve been getting a sore wrist,” she said. Uh-oh! She’s having a week off. Music-related injury is much less of a problem with the ukulele than most instruments. But it’s...

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Learning ukulele in groups

Learning ukulele in groups

Learning to play ukulele in a group is great. In fact, I think it’s actually better than learning on your own.
Teaching groups of ukulele players is both effective and highly enjoyable for me as the teacher and for the students. Win-win!

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12 reasons to play ukulele

12 reasons to play ukulele

Why playing ukulele is good for you:
It’s fun.
It’s joyful.
It shifts energy, for you, for others nearby, and in your surroundings. And much more…

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How to start a ukulele group

How to start a ukulele group

Seven years ago I accidentally started a ukulele group. Here’s how it happened:
One day my friends Jane and Paula said, “Let’s play ukulele!” And I said, “Why not!”

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Choosing the music

Choosing the music

I have a birthday coming up, and I’ve been dreaming up a list of songs for my ukulele group to play at my party. Playing the music that I love, with people I love, is especially sweet for me. It’s sheer joy.

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