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


Happy Holidays to All!  My last Holiday Concerts with Tingstad & Rumbel in 2016 was in Olympia at Traditions on the 16th and 17th.  We had a great time!  MEANWHILE   Our 31st annual 12th Night in Langley WA is Jan 7.  The Concert page will connect you to more details.

In mid-January Eric and I are heading down to the Bay area to perform in Ripon Jan 12 and Livermore CA Jan 14 followed by a concert and workshop at SOKA in Aliso Viejo on Jan 18.

My dear friend Susan Osborn has been working on a new release entitled Hummingbird that I performed on several tracks - English horn, melodica, oboe and ocarina.  It should be coming out in the spring of 2017 or perhaps earlier.

Thank You Jami Sieber for a great tour this fall!  We performed at 9 amazing venues and met wonderful new friends and saw many old ones - including my Jr. High School band Director Dwight Uphaus who kindly put me up for 3 nights in Portland OR!  He heard me when I first started playing the oboe -- yes he knew me when .........

 The finishing touches are near completion on an upcoming 2017 release by Catherine Marie Charlton, pianist/composer from the Brandywine, PA area. Her project has afforded me the great opportunity to also work with former fellow Recording Academy Trustee friend and renowned producer Phil Nicolo from Philadelphia.   It's been so wonderful to get to know Catherine Marie better.

The music consult business continues to presents unique and varied discussions with each client. Challenging times are demanding fascinating and creative solutions.  I really enjoy these one on ones.r 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!  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