I teach banjo, mandolin, guitar, ukulele, bagpipes, harmonica and penny whistle. I also teach acting and tap dancing.
I play with a bluegrass band, a dixieland band and and Irish band. My Irish band was featured in 2007 at the Hunter Mountain Irish Festival. For the past 20 years, I have been touring my shows to theaters, schools and festivals. Two Silly Fathers Productions is a musical theater duo, and The Mythmakers is a storytelling and music group. I also perform music and tap dance shows with guitarist Paul Byrne.
I was featured on the premier episode of the PBS TV series ”Shining Time Station”. I received critical acclaim for my performance in ”Lady Be Good” at the Kennedy Center and the Goodspeed Opera House. On Broadway, I played the Clerk of Oxford in ”Canterbury Tales” and understudied ”Mummenschanz”. I performed at the New Jersey Folk Festival, opened for Jim Henson and Kermit the Frog, and perform every year at the New Jersey Storytelling Festival. I studied at Dartmouth College, Columbia Teachers College and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. I also studied privately with the legendary vaudeville musician Roy Smeck.
28 Orange Rd
Montclair, NJ 07042