I don't remember a time when I didn't sing. I grew up in a musical family where singing was normal. We would burst into song while making dinner. My parents taught my sister and I to hold our own parts while singing rounds, as a way of keeping us busy in the car. My life has always been musical.
So naturally, I ended up making my living at it. It started as a hobby at first. I worked at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival, singing folk music and playing guitar. Then I fell in love with the harp and it was all downhill from there. I ended up performing at various public and private venues in the Twin Cities, then all over the country.
From Renaissance Festivals to Celtic Festivals and Highland Games, I toured by myself, then with my Celtic band, The Muses. We performed traditional and original Celtic music at house concerts, libraries, pubs and restaurants. It was a grand time. But all good things must come to an end. The band broke up and I settled down.
I live in Minnesota again, where I'm a full-time copywriter and part-time musician. I still love Celtic music, and I play it all the time. But my focus is shifting to writing more of my own music. I'll be playing more shows and writing more songs. So check in here every once in a while to find out what's going on.
Better yet, sign up for my newsletter so you're one of the first to find out when I have a show or when I release a new album. I'll even give you a free song to download if you do.
I hope to see you at a show somewhere soon, or out there on the interwebs.