Resume

Education
Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam, NY
Bachelors of Arts in Music Education, 1969-1973

Experience
Singer/Songwriter
Americana/Roots Music: embracing subtle influences of country, folk, jazz and soft rock.

Releases:
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

Awards:
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

Executive Producer
Vocal production / coaching techniques
Editing/composing
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”

Vocal Producer
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
Godspell

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.

Educator
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
Workshops
“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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