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I am a Twin Cities-based (Minneapolis / St. Paul / Western Wisconsin) hammered dulcimer player. My musical activities include:

  • Performances on hammered dulcimer, bowed psaltery, and concertina with Bill Cagley as part of the Greenwood Tree duo. We have several recordings available for sale. Visit the Greenwood Tree website for more information.

  • Performances on tsimbl in Eisner's Klezmorim with Judith Eisner.

  • Performances on hammered dulcimer and concertina with Diane Rains, including accompaniment by fish as part of Neptune's Keep. Recordings for sale on this site, too.

  • Accompaniments for Twin Cities choirs on Malcolm Dalglish's arrangements of music for choir and hammered dulcimer. Past performances have included VocalEssence, Angelica Cantanti, ACDA honors choirs, and numerous school and church choirs.


The calendar below (when it's updated) uses the following abbreviations:

GT: Performance with Greenwood Tree

EK: Performance with Eisner's Klezmorim

NK: Performance with Neptune's Keep

C: Choral accompaniment