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Sally Childs-Healton

In Graduates, Indiana by jan_mfp

Web Site:  www.wildmercy.com Sally Childs-Helton is a certified Music for People guided music improvisation teacher, and she teaches and conducts workshops in hand drums and ethnic percussion, music improvisation, and creativity. At the age of 14 she put down the flute, picked up drum sticks, and has never looked back. In her mid-teens she received …

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Nancy Salwen

In Graduates, New Hampshire by jan_mfp

Nancy Salwen grew up in New York city where she was raised on the folk music of the 60s. As a teenager she developed an interest in the traditional music of our culture and other cultures, and this continues to be a passion for her. A long-time resident of Keene, NH, she has sung with …

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Tracey Dillon

In Connecticut, Graduates by jan_mfp

Tracey Dillon is a recent graduate of the MfP Musicianship program, where she has been developing short, improvised piano compositions and films. In 2008, she somehow fell in with a group of poets who introduced her to David Darling, and in a matter of a few years, improv music and poetry have become touchstones in …

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Will Price

In Graduates, North Carolina by jan_mfp

Will is a visual artist and musician. He has delved deeply and passionately into the viola, ethnic percussion, especially the realm of frame drumming, studying and performing with Glen Velez for many years. His teaching sythesizes his diverse abilities and inspires a sense of adventure. A former professor at Seton Hall University, Will is now …

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Tom Weiser

In Colorado, Graduates by jan_mfp

Tom Weiser has an extensive background composing, performing (flute, piano, vocals, and drums), and facilitating vocal and instrumental improvisation. As the lead singer, keyboard player, and songwriter for a Rock n’ Roll band called ‘The Decoders,’ he performed regularly in Boston and New York, and toured Idaho, Wyoming and Montana. Tom studied composition with Pulitzer Prize …

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Tim Simmons

In Graduates, Pennsylvania by jan_mfp

Tim has been playing drums all his life…it is an essential part of who he is. He began playing in bands at the age of thirteen, and has never stopped. In recent years, he began playing bass, accordion, and guitar, and is currently working on his second CD. Currently, Tim teaches music at Delaware Valley …

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Thomasina Levy

In Connecticut, Graduates by jan_mfp

Web Site:  www.thomasina.net Email: Thomasina9@aol.com Connecticut State Troubadour (2005/2006), Thomasina Levy (www.dulcimersong.com) is an internationally recognized mountain dulcimer player, singer, and song writer whose performances weave together the best of traditional and contemporary folk music. Her four years of studies and graduation as a Facilitator of Music Improvisation with cello master, David Darling and Music …

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Terry Keevil

In Graduates, New York by jan_mfp

Terry Keevil, oboe, english horn, duduk, has performed with the Bach Aria Group, Lazar Gosman’s Tchaikovsky Orchestra, and the Manhatten Chamber Orchestra and Choir of Sacred Music. He is currently a member of the improvisation group, Hidden City, The Constellation Trio, the chamber group North Shore Pro Musica, and the Phoenix Trio.  Terry can be …