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GRAMMY Award Winning Recording Artist, Composer, Performer and Teacher    Skype Consults and Lessons Available


NEWS -  I'm very pleased to announce and encourage your support for my young friend Darius Ghanat's new track and fund raiser for the Brad Cohen Tourette Foundation, that I am featured on. So happy for Darius who has worked extremely hard to create this project.   A very talented musician, he is homebound due to Tourette's and the treatments for it.  Please support him on this!   Here's the link: !  I invite you to share this info too!  Thanks so much!  Congratulations Darius!


On April 25, I participated in a Benefit concert at the Market Theater in Seattle for the incredible ocarina maker Sandi Schmidt.  It was a ton of fun and Sandi is doing great!  So proud of her!  

Jami Sieber and I will be joining together is a series of concerts in October in the Pacific NW.  I'll post the information as it comes in.

 Tingstad & Rumbel had a show up on Orcas Island in April that was fun.  There is talk of a possible show at the end of the summer in southern Oregon.  We'll be performing again in November/December for our annual Holiday shows!  Also January 2017 we'll be performing in California at a variety of venues.

I've been doing lots of session work including parts for the following artists:  Tricia and Dana Countryman,  Catherine Marie Charlton, Lisa Grace & Linda Sebenius and an oboe part for Andrew Joslyn's new release.  You can also hear more English horn on Wayne Gratz's release entitled Safer Places. Wayne is a wonderful pianist that I collaborated with when we were both signed to Narada.  Wearing a new hat, I engineered and produced a spoken word project with famed writer and journalist Charles Cross.  I hope that we can do more!

 I scored the music for a new DVD for Robin Rothenberg therapeutic yoga instructor extrodinaire - Shema Meditation Through The Chakras.  Graciously Robin included a solo section of my score for listening as one of the chapters on the DVD  or you can purchase just the music for meditation at:   The music features the oboe or English horn in a variety of combinations with strings, harp, and choral sounds.  Their previous Yoga Nidra CD for reducing anxiety continues to get raves reviews and is newly reprinted again :) 

SURPRISE & WONDER -- These delightful workshops are a huge hit at elementary schools both public and private as well as community centers and libraries.  

OBOE/ENGLISH HORN/OCARINA & COMPOSITION SESSION WORK -- Would you love to have the sound of my instruments on your next release?  Perhaps you would like to commission an original piece?  I am available for hire and can record at my studio.  It's a great way to get exceptional professional playing or a beautiful new original piece on your recording. 

MUSIC BUSINESS CONSULTS --  So many musicians have questions about recording, performing, practicing etc.. and I offer consults via Skype, by phone or in person.  "For years colleagues have called upon me for help with their music careers due to my networking, marketing, and creative experience." 

OCARINA/OBOE/ENGLISH HORN LESSONS -- I am also available in person and/or online via Skype!  This is a great way to get pointers on technique, practicing, improvising, recording, performing and musicianship.

THANKS for Supporting Live and Recorded Music!  Gratefully,  Nancy