Village at Duxbury resident Lee Pettinger is delighted about learning the instrument.
Village at Duxbury resident Lee Pettinger is delighted about learning the instrument.

Strumming on the ‘Ole Ukulele

Village at Duxbury residents take the no-fear approach to trying new activities. The retirement living community recently began offering instruction in how to play the ukulele.  Judging by the turnout, the new offering was music to everyone’s ears!

Playing the ukulele brought pure joy to resident Lee Tenney of The Village at Duxbury.
Playing the ukulele brought pure joy to resident Lee Tenney of The Village at Duxbury.
Resident Linda LeStage pays special attention to the instruction on how to master the ukulele.
Resident Linda LeStage pays special attention to the instruction on how to master the ukulele.
Village at Duxbury resident Lee Pettinger is delighted about learning the instrument.
Village at Duxbury resident Lee Pettinger is delighted about learning the instrument.
Resident Priscilla MacCallum appears confident in her chord choice.
Resident Priscilla MacCallum appears confident in her chord choice.
The class receives instruction from Freja Wagner in how to play the ukulele, a member of the lute family of instruments.
The class receives instruction from Freja Wagner in how to play the ukulele, a member of the lute family of instruments.
Bill Bigelow certainly seems very comfortable with the ukulele, which originated in Hawaii in the early 19th century.
Bill Bigelow certainly seems very comfortable with the ukulele, which originated in Hawaii in the early 19th century.
A pensive Arlene Pierce confidently strums her ukulele.
A pensive Arlene Pierce confidently strums her ukulele.