Rachel Manke began playing the uke in 1999, in preparation of Y2K, when we were all supposed to become nomads following a complete technology meltdown. Well, alright, that was silly. Still, it turned out to be a good decision.
Racheal Houghton began to explore her love of music many moons ago playing clarinet and saxophone for concert, marching, and jazz band ensemble. Racheal fell in love with the ukulele in 2017 buying her first Kala ukulele at a gift shop while on vacation at the outer banks in NC and has played every day since!
Amber Rozel has been teaching musicians of all ages for over 20 years. She has been making the magic happen on ukulele for 5 years and recently received the coveted Level 3 Teachers Certificate from the JHUI program.
Ben Hassenger's musical career began in the early 1970s when he was arrested for playing “Smoke on the Water” on accordion and singing in animal sounds in the cafeteria at Lansing Community College. It was the start of something special, for sure!