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Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology with minor in Appalachian Studies- Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina

Related Work Experience

  • 2009-present: Care provider, CCRI, Moorhead, MN
  • 1999-2008: Tour Coordinator, Heritage Hjemkomst Interpretive Center, Moorhead, Minnesota

  • 1998-99: Educational Coordinator, Hickory Ridge Homestead 18th Century Living History Museum, Boone, North Carolina

  • 1994-98: Director of Educational Services, Appalachian Cultural Museum, Boone, North Carolina

Related Playing Experience

The following list are some of the places I have performed as a solo artist or as a member of the Ogg Creek Stringband.  Contacts are available on request.

  • Fargo Public Schools

  • Moorhead Public Schools

  • Lake Agassiz Regional Libraries

  • Regional Senior Centers
  • Regional Day Care Centers
  • Share-A-Story, Fargo, ND  Co-hosted by Prairie Public, United Way of Cass-Clay, and FArgo Parks District
  • Celtic Festival, Moorhead, MN
  • Borup Days, Borup, MN
  • Frazee Storytelling Festival, Frazee, MN
  • Missouri Bluesgrass Festival, Cross Ranch State Park, ND
  • Children's Museum at Yunker's Farm, Fargo, North Dakota
  • Bonazaville, West Fargo, ND
  • Heritage Village, East Grand Forks, ND
  • Buckstop Junction, Bismarck, ND
  • Ann Carlson Center, Valley City, ND

  • Holiday Heritage Festival, Moorhead, Minnesota

  • Moorhead Juvenal Detention Center, Moorhead, Minnesota

  • Fargo Public Library, Fargo, North Dakota

  • Mid-West Kids Fest, Fargo, North Dakota

  • Fargo Parks District, Fargo, North Dakota

  • Moorhead Parks and Rec, Moorhead, MN
  • Frazier Health Care, Fargo, ND
  • Friends, Inc., Fargo, ND
  • Prairie at St John's Children Psychiatric Ward, Fargo, North Dakota

  • Kiwanis and Rotary Clubs in Minnesota, North Dakota, and North Carolina

  • Co-founder, Southern Highlands Dulcimer Club, Boone, North Carolina

  • Firefly Festival, Boone North Carolina