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 Read our February 21st Newsletter: HERE

QuaranTUNES 3.0 had 1780 participants!  From their HOMEPAGE, you can subscribe to their mailing list to be informed of future events. 

Paul and I have a Virtual House Concert February 27th, 7:00 pm EST.  DETAILS.


Time to sign up for the Upper Potomac Spring Music Weekend March 12-14! 

I am offering both hammered dulcimer and mixed instrument classes.  Schedule Details HERE.


Just need a little music to relax with?  Listen to Karen's FB Live from January 14th.  The Music for Healing & Transitions Program hosts Thursdays with Therapeutic Music every week on their FB page at 8:00 pm Eastern Time.  Videos are archived for viewing anytime.

2021- a New Year

A new year has come.  February 1st is Imbolc- the beginning of the Celtic Spring and St Bridget's Day.  In Maryland we have greeted the new season with 2 days of snow. This weekend is QuaranTUNES 3.0 - the mega…

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Month 9 of Covid Lockdown

The photos are from Thanksgiving weekend in our living room as we get ready to pre-record videos for a Christmas Eve Pageant. Many cables, lights and covers go into recording "simple" videos!

As we come to the end of 2020…

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Moving Online

In February 2017 in Southern California, 8 musicians took my first Mystery of Modes Workshop (pictured here!) Just a few months later in April, I taught it again to 18 participants in Maryland. Since then I have offered it a…

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End of an Era

From 1998-2017 I ran the Sligo Creek Hedge School Irish music and culture summer camps for youth ages 6-20.  From the  little "Sprouts" (ages 6-8) to the Teen Celtic Band weeks, and of course Musician and Intro weeks for the…

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Black Lives Matter

We live in painful and interesting and hopeful times. It's been a time of discovery and  for those of us who are white, a time to support our community members of color. How phenomenal this is happening during Covid-19 quarantine-…

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