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About The Artist

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I am happy to be "...in that number, when the saints go marching in".  as the old song says.     d, California (September 1942) and later lived in El Paso, Texas.   I studied music at the University of Idaho at Moscow from 1972-79 and then relocated to Washington, D.C. to listen to jazz upclose. When I found  Wellfleet, Cape Cod. I saw I could grow a garden and grow old here ...and that's what I've done.

  

I continued my studies sparingly  with several giants in the field  both jazz and classical, spending two years working with John Zielinski ( Boston Conservatory) in composition. 

While Completing  my  college education I hosted a History of American Music radio show and a Jazz show at KUOI FM in Moscow, Idaho. I founded and played in various rock and jazz bands. When I moved to Washington, D.C., I worked writing copy for the Jazz station, WPFW FM's, newspaper, sold advertizing and stuffed a lot of envelopes, made cocoa cleaned up. After moving to the Cape, I established  my 21st Century Classical Music show, "The Latest Score" on WOMR FM in Provincetown, MA in 1996. Two compositions  for small piano solo's are included in the published collection "Music of Living Composers" compiled by the Campbell University piano professor and composer Betty Wishart in 1997. Moving to Cape Cod proved fruitful for me. My works have been and are performed internationally. In 2014 I won The PatsyLu award for my cello and viola composition "Southern River" from the International Alliance for Women in Music. In 2013 My composition  "Sola Viola' was chosen for a book of viola solo's by the Faculty of Arts,  University of Pristina, Serbia. I have 8 albums of my music completed. See seabirdstudio.com/recordings. Glad your here. 

 

Much to my surprize my music sells, mostly singles, through places like Rhapsody or ITunes,  sn't that a hoot? Thank you.