Ukulele Song Circles

Posted By:  Liz Goodrich
Date Posted:  4/5/2016

Join ukulele instructor extraordinaire Cinda Johnson at the Redmond and Downtown Bend Libraries for two facilitated song circles. Space is limited and registration is required (register at one of the links below). Participants must provide their own instruments and have completed a DPL “Uke Can Do It” course or have some ukulele experience.

Saturday, April 16, 2:00 p.m.
Redmond Library

Saturday, April 23, 2:00 p.m.
Downtown Bend Library

Song circles are a great way to practice basic skills, learn new songs and meet new people, says Johnson. “People should bring their music and an open mind,” she says. “Song circles are a hoot and help develop confidence and musical skills.”

Johnson has been teaching ukulele for over ten years. She currently does ukulele therapy for seniors at assisted-living homes, retirement homes and hospice facilities. For more than 30 years, Johnson has shared her passion for teaching, performing, magic and music as a children's entertainer. During the beginning ukulele classes, people will learn basic strums, chords and a selection of songs. She has recently led four sessions of the “Uke Can Do It” classes at the Library.

For more information about this or other library programs, please visit the library website at People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating or auxiliary aides) should contact Liz at 312-1032.

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