Performances

Competition Championships

  • First Place: National Dulcimer Champion, 45th Walnut Valley Festival –  Winfield KS – Sept. ’16
  • First Place: Southern Strings Dulcimer Festival – Deep South Dulcimer Contest –  Hattiesburg, MS – Feb ’16
  • First Place: Lone Star State Dulcimer Festival – Texas State Mountain Dulcimer Contest  – Glen Rose, Texas – May ’15
  • First Place: Sawdust Dulcimer Festival – Oklahoma State Mountain Dulcimer Contest – Bennington, OK – Oct. ’04
  • Old Mill Village Music Contest – Miscellaneous instrument competition FIRST PLACE, Mountain Dulcimer and Guitar competition FIRST PLACE, Singing competition FIRST PLACE – New Milford, PA – Sept ’78

Festivals and Workshops

  • Kentucky Music Week – Bardstown, KY – June ’12, ’17
  • Austin Friends of Traditional Music Mid-Winter Festival – Feb ’04, ’05, ’06, Jan ’07, Feb ’08, Jan ’10, Feb ’14, ’16
  • Kentucky Music Winter Weekend – Louisville, KY – Jan ’12, ’16
  • Austin Friends of Traditional Music String Band Festival – Austin, TX – Oct ’11, ’15
  • Dulcimer workshop and concert – Lake Travis United Methodist Church, Austin TX  – March ’15
  • North Georgia Foothills Dulcimer Fall Festival – Unicoi, GA – Nov ’13
  • Folk Song Society of Greater Washington – Annual Getaway – October ’75, ’78, ’80, ’84, ’85, ’87, ’88, ’89, ’90, ’93, ’00, ’13
  • Palestine Old Time Music and Dulcimer Festival – Palestine, TX – March ’05, ’06, ’07, ’08, ’09, ’10,’11
  • Madisonville Dulcimer Retreat – Madisonville, TX – Jan ’11
  • Oklahoma City Traditional Music Association workshops and concert – Oklahoma City – Jan ’10
  • Cincinnati Dulcimer Society workshops and concert – Cincinnati, OH – Oct ’09
  • Mountain Dulcimer Week at Western Carolina University – Culhowee, NC,  June ’07, June ’08
  • Chattanooga Dulcimer Fest – Chattanooga, TN – June ’08
  • Lagniappe Dulcimer Fete – Port Allen, LA – March ’08
  • Bydee Festival – Cedar Park, TX – Sept  ’07
  • Winfield Warm Up Picnic – Winfield, Kansas – Sept ’07
  • Bayou City Old Time Music and Dulcimer Festival – Houston, TX – July ’06, ’07
  • Dulcimer Days in Duluth – Duluth, MN – May ’07
  • NY Pinewoods Folk Music Society – Folk Music Weekends – May ’73, Oct ’81, May ’94, May ’06
  • NY Eisteddfod – New York City, NY – August ’04
  • Texas International Folk Dancers – Live Serbian Music Workshop, Austin, TX –  May ’03
  • Musical Styles of the World (workshop) – Laurel, MD – Dec ’00

Concerts

  • Dragon’s Lair Christmas Concert – Austin, TX – December ’14
  • Austin Prime Timers Anniversary Concert – Austin, TX – November ’12
  • With Elizabeth Pittman – 28th US Go Congress – Opening ceremonies and banquet – Black Mountain, NC – August ’12
  • Liberty United Methodist Church – Saturday night concert – Gallatin, TN – August ’12
  • Austin Dulcimer concert series – Austin, TX – April ’11
  • IKEA Traditional Swedish Smorgasbord – Round Rock, TX – Dec ’09
  • IKEA Swedish Crayfish Party – Round Rock, TX – August ’09
  • Art Guild of Rural Texas school programs and house concert – Fayetteville, TX – Oct ’09
  • 25th US Go Congress – Wednesday night concert – Fairfax VA – August ’09
  • Pioneer Farms – Austin, TX – Dec ’06, Feb ’07, Dec ’08
  • SWEA Swedish Christmas Bazaar – Austin, TX – Dec ’08
  • NY Pinewoods Folk Music Society concert – New York City, NY – April ’83, May ’06
  • Cactus Cafe, Austin, TX – April ’04, August ’05
  • Hyde Park Historic Homes Tour – Austin, TX – June ’05
  • Folk Song Society of Greater Washington concert – March ’76, Dec ’00, Jan ’05
  • Dickinson University, Dickinson, ND – Nov ’04
  • Many Lands, Many Faiths concert – Austin, TX – Dec ’02

With the Annoying Instrument Orchestra

  • At IKEA-Round Rock for quarterly Smorgasbord feasts (Spring, Midsummer, Fall, Jul)
  • Cactus Cafe – Austin, TX – July ’06, May ’08
  • Triumph Cafe – Austin, TX – Jan ’07, Feb ’08
  • Austin Friends of Traditional Music Mid-Winter Festival – Feb ’06, ’08
  • Dance Around the World Festival – Austin, TX – May ’07
  • Treehouse Italian Grill – Austin, TX – Oct, Nov, Dec 0’5, Jan, Feb, May ’06
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center – Austin, TX  – April ’06
  • Ventana del Soul – Austin, TX  – March ’06
  • Wheatsville Arts Festival – Austin, TX – Dec ’05
  • La Tazza Fresca – Austin, TX – June ‘ 05, August ’05,  Nov ’05
  • Boggy Creek Farm – Austin, TX  – Oct ’05
  • Pecan Street Fair – Austin, TX – Sept ’05

OLDER PERFORMANCES

Zlatne Uste Annual Golden Festival – NYC, NY – Feb ’89
Johnson City Coffeehouse – Johnson City, NY – Dec ’76, Feb ’77, Nov ’77, Feb ’78, Oct ’78, Jan ’79, March ’79, May ’79, July ’79, Oct ’79, Nov ’79, Jan ’80, Feb ’80, April ’80, Nov ’80, March ’81, April ’82, March ’85, June ’85, Sept ’85, Dec ’85, April ’86, Oct ’86, March ’88
SMU Eisteddfod, – Dartmouth, MA – Sept ’75, ’76, ’77, ’78, ’79, ’80, ’81, ’82, ’86
Rose Lehrman Arts Center, -Harrisburg, PA – Oct ’85
SUNY Binghamton – April 85
Pennsylvania Folk Festival, -Chambersberg, PA – March ’81, ’83, ’85
Middletown Folk Festival – Middletown, NJ – June ‘ 77, June ’84
Roberson Center for the Arts, – Binghamton, NY – Oct ’80, Feb ’81, Sept ’81, Feb ’82, Nov ’83
Cranberry Dulcimer Gathering – Binghamton, NY – June ’83
Cranberry Coffee House – Binghamton, NY – March ’74, Jan ’75, Feb ’83
Sidmouth International Folklore Festival – Sidmouth, England – August ’81
Herga Folk Club – London, England – July ’81
Bathesda Community Cafe – Bathesda, MD – May ’81
Calliope House – Pittsburgh, PA – April ’81
SUNY Binghamton Straight Country and Blues concert – Feb ’79
Tryworks – New Bedford, MA – Dec ’75,  Dec ’78
SUNY Binghamton Parents’ Day concert – Oct ’77, ’78, ’79
Community Cafe – Washington, DC – Oct ’78
Red Fox – Bathesda, MD – Oct ’78
Catskill Folk Festival – Andes, NY – August ’78
Montrose Folk Music Society concert – Montrose, PA – April ’78
New York State Folklore Society evening concert – Saranac Lake, NY – April ’78
SUNY Binghamton Student Union concert series – ’78
Ethnic Music Festival – SUNY Binghamton, NY – Dec ’77
SUNY Binghamton Music Department Concert-at-One series – Feb77,  Oct ’77
Ramblin’ Conrad’s – Norfolk, VA – August ’77
Dry Harbor Nursing Home – NYC, NY – June ’77
DeWitt Nursing Home – NYC, NY – June ’77
New Jersey Folk Festival – April ’77
Brandeis University – NYC, NY – April ’77
Many Lands Market – Binghamton, NY – Autumn ’76
Focus II Traditional Folk Club – NYC, NY – May ’73,  Sept ’73, Feb ’76
Mine Street Coffeehouse – Rutgers, NJ – ’76
FILM – Had You Lived Then: Life in an Eastern Seaport Town 1870’s – concertina background and singing – 1976
Yellow Door Coffeehouse – Montreal, Canada – May ’71, Nov ’72,  May’ 73, Feb’75, Jan ’76
Henry Street Settlement Urban Life Center – NYC, NY – Oct ’75
New York Childrens’ Folklife Festival – Sept ’74
National Folk Festival – Wolf Trap, VA – August ’74
74 Below – NYC, NY – March ’73, Dec ’73
AYH concert – NYC, NY – Dec ’73
NY Pinewoods Folk Music Society South Street Seaport Folk Music Festival – June ’73
United Community Centers of Brooklyn, NY – May ’73
East New York Street Fair – May ’73
Post Crypt – Columbia University, NYC, NY – Feb ’73,  April ’73
NY Public Library at Lincoln Center – March ’73, April ’73
Rosebud Coffee House – NYC, NY – Jan ’73
NEFFA – New England Folk Festival Association
NY Museum of Natural History Culture Center
Washington Square Church NY Folklore Center benefit
Glen Echo Folk Festival – Glen Echo Park, MD
Towne Crier Cafe – New Paltz, NY
Niskayuna Folk Festival – Niskayuna, NY
LARAC New York Folklife Festival
June Days Festival, NJ