Violin Bio

Training:


Lessons and orchestra in Hollidaysburg, PA, school district (including Districts and State), Mr. Deremer Dir., grades 4-12.

Private classical lessons ages 10-18, Mrs. Patterson and Mrs. Lauver, Hollidaysburg, PA.



Professional Experience and Venues:


Fort Halifax Festival, Halifax, 2019-present.

The Hive Coffee Shop, Dover, 2019-present.

Adams County Winery, Gettysburg, 2013-2016.

Farnsworth House Inn, Gettysburg, 2012-present.

Landis Valley Museum, Lancaster, 2012-present.

Carlisle Farmers on the Square Market, 2011-present.

Dillsburg Farmers Market, 2011-present.

Ashcombe's, Mechanicsburg, 2012-2016.

Stouffer's of Kissel Hill, Mechanicsburg, 2011-2016.

Country Meadows assisted living, 2010-present.

Weddings, solo, full ceremonies, 2010-present.

City of Camp HIll, 2019.

Mt. Holly Springs Festival, 2017.

Church services, solo:  New Hope in Christ (Berrysburg), Word of Life (Fogelsville), Y at the Well and Young's United Meth. (Mechanicsburg), 2010- present.

Coffee Houses: Crimson Frog, Cornerstone Café, Juice and Java, St. Thomas Roasters, Books & Brew, Tomato Pie Café, Little Amps, 2010-present.

Riverwalk busking, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2015-2016.

Hollywood Artwalks, Hollywood, FL, 2015-2016.

Charis Bible College graduation ceremonies, Miami, FL, 2015-2016.

Honor Flight, Fort Lauderdale, FL, April 2015.

Signature Grand, Broward Republican Exec. Committee Lincoln Dinner, Fort Lauderdale, FL, April 2015.

Oxford Hall Celtic Shop, 2012-2017.

Broad Street Market, Harrisburg, 2011-2014.

Midtown Scholar Bookstore, Harrisburg, solo events, 2011-2014.

Christian Life Assembly orchestra, contemporary and traditional worship music, 2010-2014.

Christian Life Assembly Winter Wonderland plays orchestra, also lobby soloist, 2010-2014.

State Governor's Mansion Holiday Open House, Harrisburg, 2013.

Sophia's on Market restaurant, 2013.

National Civil War Museum, Harrisburg, 2012-2013.

The Senators Baseball, Metro Bank Park/City Island, Harrisburg, 2013.

National Civil War Museum, Harrisburg, 2012-2013.

Gettysburg Military Park, Lincoln Railroad and Rupp House Museums, 2012-2019.

Fairfield Inn, Fairfield, 2012-2013.

Dobbin House, Gettysburg, 2012-2013.

Artsfest, Harrisburg, 2012-2013.

Kipona, Harrisburg, 2012-2013.

Coakley's, New Cumberland, 2012-2013.

Brath & Hughes Art Gallery, Mechanicsburg, 2012-2013.

2nd Floor Art Gallery, Mechanicsburg, 2012-2013.

Village Artisans Gallery, Boiling Springs, 2012-2013.

El Shaddai Choir/Orchestra, The Forum, Harrisburg, May 2012.

Blue and Gray Bar & Grill, Gettysburg, 2012.

Carnahan's Restaurant and Pub, New Cumberland, 2012.

Peddlers Market, Newberrytown, 2010-2013.

Harrisburg Farmers Market, 2010-2016.

Middletown's Saturdays Market, 2010-2011.

West Shore Farmers Market, 2010.

Sunset Celebration solo street performer, Key West, FL, 2008-2009.

Revelation House Praise Band, Key West, FL, 2008-2009.

Altoona Symphony, 1979-1980.

Penn State Altoona Campus Coffee House member 1980;  violin, recorder, and piano.



Teaching:

One adult student, beginner and reading music (referred by Hershey Violin Shop), 2010.



Specialties:


Irish Fiddle

Civil War era

Colonial era

Lite Dinner

Christmas/Holiday fiddle

Americana

Appalachian Hill

Gospel Hymns - old time