Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam, NY
Bachelors of Arts in Music Education, 1969-1973
Americana/Roots Music: embracing subtle influences of country, folk, jazz and soft rock.
Full Moon Over Montana, 1992
Naked Heart, 2000
Heart Songs, 2002
Tame Me, 2004
Treasures and Trash, 2007
Violent Femmes 2008 Compilation CD 2: “Count Me In”
Dreamer (single), 2009
Coming Of Age, 2011
The Pony I Rode In On, 2011
The Way, 2016
Producer, NM Music Awards 2008 country song
of the year: “Count Me In”
Finalist, Americana category: “Unspoken”
Finalist: New Mexcio Music Awards 2011
Country song of the year “Escape You”
Finalist: Producer, New Mexico Music Awards 2011 country song of the year: “You Are What I Like,”
Bluegrass song of the year: “Movin’ On”
New Mexico Music Award Finalist for Producer of “Spirit Calling” for Diana JamesAmericana song of the year “Same Sun and Moon”
Contemporary/ Folk song of the year “Standing you Still”
Jazz song of the year “Standstill” and “Only Then”
2012 New Mexico Music Award winner:
Americana song of the year “Same Sun And Moon”
2013 New Mexico Music Award Winner:
Singer/Songwriter category for “Something About”Recording Production
Vocal production / coaching techniques
Reconstructing/arranging songsProducer/Composer for
Meditation for Healing “The Mind Body”
Christine Tremain – Wellbeing 2012
Producer: Diana James 2012 “…More of This”
Producer: Miriam Cass 2012 “In My Eyes”
Tim Wiford – “Remember Your Nobility” 2012
Blind Man Man Music 2011
Musical Theater Director
Communication/teamwork between cast and crew is essential…a vision based on respect and creativity, self-confidence and enthusiasm throughout each production.
• Bandon Playhouse, Bandon, OR
Director/musical director: Godspell 2012
• Ghent Playhouse, Ghent NY
Working, Runaways, Leader of the Pack, Alice in Concert, The Me Nobody Knows, Quilters
• Garage Theater, Hobson MT
Godspell, Oliver, Annie, Grease, Sound of Music, Wizard of Oz, Alice in Concert
• The Hamilton Playhouse-Hamilton MT
Founder and Creative Director
Calamity Kids Touring Company – Ghent NY
Road Star Touring Company – Hobson MT
She Sings Studio – Santa Fe NM
The Young Stars – Santa Fe, NM
Non-profit performing troupe of teens dedicated to presenting a positive image for youth of all ages. Performing in
theaters, school assemblies, community fairs, senior homes, local television, and radio.
Private studio: Santa Fe – voice/acoustic guitar/song writing/performance/ theory/composition.
Education Department – The Candyman Strings and Things, Santa Fe NM, www.candymanstringsandthings.com
“With A Song in your Heart”- A songwriter’s workshop.
Vocal Classes/Clinics -Vocal technique/ focus on performance.
Acoustic Guitar – Rhythm, finger styles/arrangement.
Music Theory – Understanding, reading/composing music.
Performance Skills – Preparation, staging, execution of performance.
Co-creating – Musical teamwork- be a lyricist- compose the music.
Master Class – Arrangements of original song writing, copyrights, recording.
Music Camps – On site one or two week clinics, with finale performances/ demos.
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