Upcoming Gigs


Friday, December 1, 6-8 p.m., Traditional instrumental Christmas Carols on the autoharp, with Jennifer Buehler on harp 
Gianna's Java and Gelato, 2241 O St. (next to Catholic Social Services), Lincoln, NE
Part of art walk.  My friend Jen Overkamp will be displaying her art and handmade Christmas ornaments.

Sunday, December 3, 6:30 pm, Advent by Candlelight
Messiah Lutheran Church, 1800 South 84th Street, Lincoln, NE
I'll be playing instrumental carols on the autoharp as part of the women's advent dessert. Cost is $5. Tickets are available on Sunday mornings and during office hours.

Wednesday, December 6, 6:30 p.m., Advent Concert
Messiah Lutheran Church, 1800 South 84th Street, Lincoln, NE
I'll be singing in the choir as part of the annual Advent concert.  Also features a children's choir and congregational singing.

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 7:00 p.m., Holiday Concert with Lincoln Choral Artists
First United Methodist Church, 2723 North 50th Street, Lincoln, NE
with the Homestead Harmonizers Barbershop Chorus
$10.00 adults $5.00 students

Saturday, December 8, 10 am to 1 pm, Traditional Christmas Carols on the autoharp
Susan's Books and Gifts, 1124 13th Street, Aurora, Nebraska
It's Nebraska Author's Day at Susan's Books and Gifts.  I'll be bringing some copies of my poetry/photography book, The Arboretum is Whispering my Name.

Friday, December 22, 7-9 pm, Instrumental Holiday Music on the autoharp and dulcimer
MoJava Cafe, 2649 N. 49th St., Lincoln, NE
I'll be playing the autoharp and dulcimer, featuring traditional Christmas carols and other holiday and winter tunes.

Sunday, March 4, 2018 at TBA p.m., with Lincoln Choral Artists, Gala: A Choral Continuum: Prospective- Music that envisions the future
Vega in the Haymarket, 350 Canopy Street, Lincoln, NE
with special guests to be announced
Tickets will include food.There will also be a live silent auction and online auction.

Autoharp Solos

Old Joe Clark and Wildwood Flower:
Scotland the Brave, Sky Boat Song, and Arran Boat:

 Two Celtic polkas: Dennis Murphy's and John Ryan's, played together as a medley:

Classical music is especially interesting on the autoharp.  Here I am playing a portion of Dvorak's New World Symphony at an open mic at Gratitude Cafe and Bakery:


Amelia's Waltz, a new tune written in the Celtic style, played at MoJava Coffee in Lincoln.

Lincoln Celtic Players

I jam regularly with a group called the Lincoln Celtic Sessions.  Occasionally members of the group will play in the community.  Here are some videos of the Lincoln Celtic Players.


Christmas in Killarney:



I play the melodica on this song.