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Here are upcoming clinics and public concerts.

Every Sunday that I'm in town I play the 10:30 A.M. Jazz and Gospel worship service at the Peace United Congregational Church in Santa Cruz. Music starts at 10:15. I love this band (Jazz on High) and this service. Check it out!

February 11 6:30 PM at Oakland Scottish Rite Center. San Francisco RSCDS Valentine's Ball  - performing with Reel of Seven
 
February 22-26 teaching at Wintergrass for the Youth Academy and the Wintergrass Youth Festival Orchestra
 
March 2- 4 American String Teachers National Conference in Pittsburgh, PA. Clinic: A New Vision for Think and Accomplishing BIG with Elizabeth Fortune, Bob Phillips, Hanneke Cassel and Mike Block.
Clinic: Brazilian Choro Music; Another Bridge between Classical and Jazz with Darol Anger
 
April 2 McCabe's Music in Santa Monica, CA CD Release Party for Cindy Lee Berryhill new CD! I play cello, melodica, and synth on the new CD.
  
Performances with Alasdair Fraser and the San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers:
Friday, April 28, 8:00 pm Freight and Salvage, Berkeley, CA
Saturday, April 29 7:30 pm Gallo Center for the Arts, Modesto, CA
Sunday, April 24, 3:00 pm Bankhead Theater, Livermore, CA

 June 11-June 24 Colorado Suzuki Institute at Beaver Creek. Teaching jazz, cello, orchestra

 July 5-9  DFW-WOW Suzuki Institute, Dallas, Texas. Teaching cello, jazz, fiddling and chamber music 

July 31- August 4 San Diego Suzuki Institute at  Point Loma Nazarene University, CA. Teaching jazz, fiddling and chamber music
 
September 29-October 1 Suzuki Association of Northern California Family Camp in the Redwoods. Teaching jazz and chamber music to violinists and cellists.  
  
Where I've been:
 
2016
 
December 28- January 5, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. Reel of Seven performs and teaches at the RSCDS New Zealand Summer School. The whole band! Here's the link.
   
January 9-January 16 Wagga Wagga, Australia at the Riverina Summer School for Strings. Teaching American and Scottish fiddling styles with Catherine Fraser and performing them too! 
 
Thursday, February 11, 1:45 California All-State Music Educators Conference at The Fairmont in San Jose; Clinic: Accompaniment Styles for Cello (presented by the California branch of the American String Teachers Association)
 
February 25-28 teaching at Wintergrass for the Youth Academy and the Wintergrass Youth Festival Orchestra
 
Performances with Alasdair Fraser and the San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers:
Friday, April 22, 7:00 pm Crest Theater, Sacramento:
1013 K Street
Sacramento, CA
Tickets:  $25/$30
Saturday, April 23 7:00 pm Lincoln Theater, Yountville:
100 California Drive
Yountville, CA
Tickets: $20/$25/$35
Sunday, April 24, 2:00 pm Bankhead Theater, Livermore:
2400 First Street
Livermore, CA
Tickets:  $29/$35
 
May 27-30 Suzuki Association of the Americas Conference in Minneapolis, clinic with Crystal Plohman and Bob Phillips:

"A new sequenced approach to teaching fiddling: sing before you play"

 June 13-June 27 Colorado Suzuki Institute at Beaver Creek. Teaching jazz, cello, Orchestra

 July 6-10  DFW-WOW Suzuki Institute, Dallas, Texas. Teaching cello, jazz, fiddling... 

  August 26 -September 2 Valley of the Moon Scottish Fiddle Camp in Boulder Creek California. Teaching Fiddle and accompaniment styles to cellists.
 
October 7-9 Northern California Suzuki Association Family Camp in the Redwoods. Teaching jazz and chamber music to violinists and cellists. 
 
November 20 at San Quentin Prison. Evening performance with Sufi players. Sorry - have to be an inmate to attend. 
 
December 1 at 7:30, 2 at 8:00, 3 at 8:00, 4 at 2:00 Performance of "Next to Normal" with Jewel Theater Company at Culligan Theater at Tannery Arts in Santa Cruz. Cellist.
 
December 10 at 8:00 at Holy Cross Church, Santa Cruz. Performance with Cantiamo Chamber Singers.
 
December 11 at 4:00 Performance of Mary/Maryam - at Peace United Congregational Church in Santa Cruz. Cellist and one of 4 composers.
 
December 17 at 8:00 at Carmel Mission in Carmel. Performance with Cantiamo Chamber Singers.
 
December 18 at 7:00 Performance at Church of the Oaks in Royal Oaks, California. Christmastime concert with flutist Kenny Stahl, violinist Peter Mellinger and Gospel singer Tammi Brown
 
 
2015
 
January 9-12 performing with Mountain Time String Quartet throughout Chicago area at public and private schools.
 
January 17, 5:30-8:00 Performance at Shadowbrook Restaurant, Capitola with Deby Benton Grosjean in support of the Santa Cruz Community School of Music
 
February 25-March 1 teaching at Wintergrass for the Youth Academy and the Wintergrass Youth Festival Orchestra
 
Saturday, March 14 Reel of 7 performs at the Children's Ball in Livermore, CA 
 
Wednesday, March 18- Saturday, March 21 at the ASTA Conference in Salt lake City
    Wednesday, March 18, ASTACAP pre-conference session; Overview of Eclectic Styles 
    Thursday, March 19, 4:00-5:00 Look How Far We have come: panel discussion
    Friday, March 20, 9:30-10:30 Eclectic Strings Committee Roundtable meeting
    Friday, March 20, 12:30-1:30 Fiddling Songs for Cello:  Singing, accompanying and improvising too
 
Friday, April 24, 7:30 performing with Alasdair Fraser and the San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers, Harris Center, Folsom, CA
Saturday, April 25, 8:00 Jackson Theater, Sonoma Country Day School, Santa Rosa, CA performing with Alasdair Fraser and the San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers
Sunday, April 26, 2:00 Bankhead Theater, Livermore, CA performing with Alasdair Fraser and the San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers 

June 16-June 28
Colorado Suzuki Institute at Beaver Creek. Teaching jazz, cello, chamber music
 
July 2-6 DFW-WOW Suzuki Institute, Dallas, Texas. Teaching cello, jazz, fiddling... 
 
July 23-26, Berkeley, CA Suzuki Workshop at the Crowden Music Center. Teaching Fiddling, Jazz, cello
 
August 4-August 8 Strings by the Sea, San Diego, CA. Teaching jazz, fiddling
 
August 31-September 4 Valley of the Moon Scottish Fiddling School. Not teaching. Just going.
 
Sunday, August 6 at the Fairplex in Pleasanton, CA . It's the Pleasanton Scottish Games and you'll find me performing with Alasdair Fraser and the San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers. Usually starting at about 10:15 or so.
 
September 19-20 SANC Family string weekend at Redwood Glen in Loma Mar, California.

Friday, October 2, 2013 KVMR Celtic Festival. Reel of Seven play for Ceilidh (kay lee) dancing with dance caller, Linda Henderson.
 
December 28- January 5, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. Reel of Seven performs and teaches at the RSCDS New Zealand Summer School. The whole band! Here's the link.
  
2014
 
Friday, January 17- Sunday, January 19 teaching and performing at Wisconsin Suzuki Winter Weekend in Madison, Wisconsin
 
Tuesday, January 21 at 5;30 performing with Deby Benton Grosjean, violin; Steve Palazzo, guitar;  and the Ginormous String Band at Shadowbrook Restaurant, Capitola, CA for Santa Cruz Community Music School scholarships.
 
Friday, February 14 at 8:00 PM CPMC Music Hall, UCSD, San Diego CA
performing in a Tribute concert for one of my graduate advisers;  To János with Love
 
Thursday, February 27 through Sunday, March 2 in Bellevue, WA managing various Wintergrass education events, including my arrangements for Rushad Eggleston's performance with the Wintergrass Youth Orchestra on Sunday, March 2.

Wednesday, March 5-Saturday, March 8 in Louisville, KY at the American String Teachers Association Conference
 
 
Sunday, March 9 at 7:00 PM in Reese Auditorium, Ohio State University at Newark performing with Darol Anger, violin and Matt Witler. mandolin
 
Wednesday, March 12 at 9:00 PM at Esther's Follies: SXSW Festival in Austin, TX performing with Cindy Lee Berryhill Garage Orchestra
 
Friday, March 14. Paramount Stage, Austin, TX, SXSW, performing with Cindy Lee Berryhill for Lou Reed Tribute Concert  
  
Friday, March 28 at 7:00, VAPA Stage at Cabrillo College; conducting the beginning orchestra with Cabrillo Youth Strings
 
Thursday, April 10 at 7:30 PM at Laxson Auditorium, Cal State Chico, Chico, CA; 
Friday, April 11 at 9:30 am School program at Chico State;
Sunday April 13 at 2:00 PM  at the Gallo Center for the Arts, Modesto, CA:  performing with San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers and Alasdair Fraser
 
April 20-26 Upper Hutt, New Zealand for Southern Hemisphere International School of Scottish Fiddle. Teaching and performing with Liz Carroll, Catherine Fraser, Alistair McCulloch violins and Duncan Smith, piano
 
Saturday, April 26, Expressions Art Centre, Upper Hutt, New Zealand w/SHISSF students and Catherine Fraser, Liz Carroll, Alistair McCulloch, Renata Bratt and Duncan Smith
 
Sunday, April 27, Somervell Church, Cnr Greenlane and Remuera Rd. Remuera - Auckland, New Zealand w/Catherine Fraser, Liz Carroll, Alistair McCulloch, Renata Bratt and Duncan Smith
 
Wednesday, April 30, The Promethean, 116 Grote Street, Adelaide, South Australia w/Catherine Fraser, Alistair McCulloch, Renata Bratt and Duncan Smith
 
Thursday, May 1, St. Andrew's Church Hall, Strathalbyn, South Australia w/Catherine Fraser, Alistair McCulloch, Renata Bratt and Duncan Smith
May 2nd, Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia w/Catherine Fraser, Alistair McCulloch, Renata Bratt and Duncan Smith
 
Friday, May 2, Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia with Catherine Fraser, Alistair McCulloch, Renata Bratt and Duncan Smith
 
Saturday, May 3rd Thornbury Theater w/Catherine Fraser, Liz Carroll, Alistair McCulloch, Renata Bratt and Duncan Smith
859 High Street, Thornbury, VIC Australia
 
Sunday, May 4th Benalla Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia w/Catherine Fraser, Alistair McCulloch, Renata Bratt and Duncan Smith 
 
Wednesday, May 21 at 6:30 PM in Davenport, CA: Pacific Elementary School Winter Concert
 
Friday, May 23 - Monday May 26 in Minneapolis, MN for the Suzuki Association of the Americas National Conference; Clinic on Cello Accompaniment for Fiddle Tunes. 

June 16-June 28
Colorado Suzuki Institute at Beaver Creek. Teaching jazz, cello, chamber music
 
July 2-6 DFW-WOW Suzuki Institute, Dallas, Texas. Teaching cello, jazz, fiddling... 

August 4-August 8
Strings by the Sea, San Diego, CA. Teaching jazz, fiddling... 
 
November 8, 7;30 at Asilomar, California - Reel of Seven performs for the RSCDS Ball.

 
   
2013

January 3-5 in Virginia for ASTA Board Meeting

Thursday, January 24 at 6:30 Waldorf Strings Concert at Harbor High in Santa Cruz, CA.

Wednesday, February 6 Kuumbwa Master Class; Deep Rhythm: Use rhythmic motifs to create your improvised solo with Steve Uccello, bass and Zack Olsen, drums.

Saturday, February 9 at 7:00 Reel of Seven performs at Scottish Rite Center in Oakland, CA: the Valentine's Ball for RSCDS of SF

Thursday, February 14 at 10:00 at Cinema Bar in Culver City, CA with Cindy Lee Berryhill, David Schwartz, bass; Nelson Bragg, drums; Paula Luber, vibes 

Tuesday, February 19 at Shadowbrook, Capitola with Deby Benton Grosjean, violin and Steve Palazzo, guitar benefit concert for Santa Cruz Community Music

Saturday, February 23 7:30 at Kuumbwa with Lori Rivera and co.

Thursday February 28 through Sunday, March 3 in Bellevue, WA directing various Wintergrass education events. 

April 21-28 Upper Hutt, New Zealand for Southern Hemisphere International School of Scottish Fiddle. Teaching and performing.

Tuesday, May 22nd at 7:00 Santa Cruz Waldorf School Strings Concert at Harbor High School

 Wednesday, May 29 at 6:30 Pacific Elementary Strings Concert in Davenport, CA

June 17-June 29 Colorado Suzuki Institute at Beaver Creek. Teaching jazz, cello, chamber music
 
July 3-7 DFW-WOW Suzuki Institute, Dallas, Texas. Teaching cello, jazz, fiddling... 

July 29-August 2 Strings by the Sea, San Diego, CA. Teaching jazz, fiddling...

August 23-30 Valley of the Moon Scottish Fiddling School. Learning and hanging out.

Monday, (Labor Day) September 2, 2013 Fiddle workshop with virtuoso Scottish fiddler from Australia, Catherine Fraser at 2pm, and house concert with Catherine, Australian Duncan Fraser on piano, and Renata Bratt at 5pm in Salinas, 
Tuesday, September 3 at 7:30 pm Concert at Don Quixote’s in Felton (near Santa Cruz) with incandescent Scottish Fiddler Catherine Fraser, the gorgeous piano stylings of Duncan Smith and Renata Bratt, 7:30pm,http://www.donquixotesmusic.info/

Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 at 7:30pm
Concert in the Berkeley home of Pate and Judy Thomson with my newest band: Deby Benton Grosjean's Bridge Crossing (with Deby Benton Grosjean, fiddle, Andy Imbrie, piano and Gary Campus, percussion)

Friday September 20-Sunday, September 22nd, SANC Family string weekend at Redwood Glen in Loma Mar, California.

Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 KVMR Celtic Festival. Reel of Seven play    Ceilidh (kay lee) dancing with dance caller, Linda Henderson.
http://www.kvmrcelticfestival.org/artist-2013-ceilidh.html

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 1:30 Main Stage and another smaller stage, KMVR Celtic Festival with Deby Benton Grosjean's BRIDGE CROSSING Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley, CA 95949
http://www.kvmrcelticfestival.org/

Sunday, October 6 at 4:00 Cabrillo Music Department, Santa Cruz Cello Festival. Performing in a trio of cellists with Aria DiSalvio and Barry Phillips
 
Friday, November 1, 7:00 PM at Cabrillo College VAPA Stage, Conducting Cabrillo Youth Strings Festival Orchestra
 
Friday-Saturday, November 15-16, Teaching at Suzuki String Workshop in Rapid City, South Dakota

Wednesday, November 20, at 7:30; Concert at Don Quixote’s in Felton (near Santa Cruz) with Deby Benton Grosjean's Bridge Crossing (Celtic and A little Americana thrown in) http://www.donquixotesmusic.info/

Sunday, December 8 at 6:30, VAPA Stage at Cabrillo College; coaching young chamber groups through Cabrillo Youth Strings
 
Wednesday, December 18 at 6:30 in Davenport, CA: Pacific Elementary School Winter Concert
 
2012

Monday, January 16 at Wyoming MEA Conference, clinics: Jazz Techniques for String Players and Teaching Cello for Violin Teachers

Thursday, January 19 at 6:30. Kuumbwa Jazz Club
pre-concert talk: Jazz Violin, a Short History. Leads into Mads Tolling Quartet: A Tribute to Jean-Luc Ponty

Thursday, January 26 Santa Cruz Waldorf School Strings Concert

Sunday, January 29 at 7:00 pm, First Congregational Church in Santa Cruz:
Rumi for Human Rights - playing Sufi Dances for Universal Peace

Performing with Celtic Fiddler and singer extraordinaire,
Laura Cortese:
Feb 4 Nevada City, CA House Concert RESERVATIONS: hcmuir@mindspring.com
Feb 8 Saratoga, CA House Concert TBD email: laura@lauracortese.com
Feb 10 7:30 pm, Santa Rosa, CA House Concert  RESERVATIONS: howard_booster@sbcglobal.net
Feb 11 10 am-12 noon, Santa Rosa, CA  Fiddle and Cello Workshop RESERVATIONS: howard_booster@sbcglobal.net
Feb 11 @ 8pm Berkeley, CA House Concert RESERVATIONS: Thomsonjght@comcast.net

Saturday, February 18 at 1:15 clinic: Accompaniment Styles for Strings at Washington State MEA conference

Sunday, February 19 at 2:45 pm clinic; Wintergrass Music for Orchestra Reading Session directed by Beth Fortune and Renata Bratt at Washington State MEA conference

Thursday through Sunday, February 23-26 directing various Wintergrass education events. Bellevue, WA

Monday, March 5 at 6:30. Kuumbwa Jazz Club pre-concert talk: Benny Golson; Performer, composer, band leader.

Saturday, March 10 at 8:00 pm Reel of 7 Trio performs for Portland RSCDS Workshop and Ball in Portland, OR. At the Masonic Friendship Center, 5625 NE Alameda St., Portland, OR 97213 

Thursday March 23-Saturday March 24 at American String Teachers Conference in Atlanta, GA  Judge and Clinician for the Eclectic Strings Festival Plus a clinic: Playing the tune on the cello: how to use classical techniques to make jazz and fiddle tunes sound authentic and a Panel with Andy Carlson and Elizabeth Fortune: Classical/Eclectic Crossover – Engaging your orchestra in the professional world of eclectic styles

Friday, March 30 at 7:00 Cabrillo Youth String Orchestras concert

Monday, April 9 at 6:30. Kuumbwa Jazz Club pre-concert talk: Hermeto Pascoal: Brazilian Composer and performer

Thursday, April 12 at 7:00 PM
Cindy Lee Berrhill plays a full set w/Renata Bratt, cello
and Paula Luber, percussion, also: Alex Jimenez, Lily Holbrook and Celeste Ignacio at 50 Mason Social House
50 Mason St., San Francisco, CA 
All Ages 
  
Friday, April 13, at 7:30 PM
An Evening with Cindy Lee Berryhill w/Renata Bratt, cello
and Paula Luber, percussion:
1061 Broadway, Sonoma, CA  
   All Ages
Tickets: $20.00 
 
Saturday, April 14, Set: 8:00 PM
Cindy Lee Berryhill and featuring Renata Bratt, cello and Paula Luber, percussion at Saratoga House
Saratoga, CA 95070  
All Ages


Friday, April 27, Saturday April 28 and Sunday April 29 performing with Alasdair Fraser and the San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers in the Bay Area

Saturday, May 12 at 7:30 PM Cindy Lee Berryhill w/Renata Bratt Cello and Randy Hoffman, percussion, House Concert in Vista, CA: paulaluber@hotmail.com
for tickets....only 20 seats available

Sunday, May 13, at: 7:00 PM 
Cindy Lee Berryhll w/Renata Bratt, cello
and Randy Hoffman, percussion: also Julie Christensen at McCabes guitar shop
3101 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 310-828-4497  All Ages

Thursday, May 17 7:00 Santa Cruz Waldorf School Strings Concert

Monday, May 21 at 6:30 Pre-concert interview with Laurie Lewis at Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Santa Cruz, CA: "Hills to Hollers" Exploring the interplay of back and white southern musical traditions.
 
Friday, May 25-Monday May 27 Suzuki Association of the Americas National Conference in Minneapolis, MN

Wednesday, May 30 at 6:30 pm Pacific Elementary School Spring Concert in Davenport, CA

May 31-June 2 in Virginia for ASTA Board meetings

June 18-June 30 Colorado Suzuki Institute at Beaver Creek. Teaching jazz, cello, chamber music

July 4-8 DFW-WOW Suzuki Institute, Dallas, Texas. Teaching cello, jazz, fiddling... 

July 22-26 Rocky Mountain Cello Fest, Denver, Colorado. Teaching cello, jazz, fiddling...

July 30-August 3 Strings by the Sea, San Diego, CA. Teaching jazz, fiddling...

August 24-31 Valley of the Moon Scottish Fiddling School. Learning and hanging out.

Saturday, September 22-Sunday September 23 teaching at Suzuki Association of Northern California Camp Cambell, Boulder Creek, CA

Friday, November 2, 7:00 Cabrillo Youth Strings Concert. Conducting Festival Strings at Cabrillo.

Friday, November 9 at 7:00 Kuumbwa Jazz Center. Performing with Van Dyke Parks!

Thursday, November 29, 7:00 performing at Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Santa Cruz: Renata Bratt and String Land with Deby Benton Grosjean, violin; Scott Sorkin, guitar; Kristen Strom, sax; John R. Burr, piano

 Wednesday, December 19 at 6:30: Pacific Elementary School Winter Concert in Davenport, CA

2011

Thursday, January 27, 7:00 P.M. at Harbor High. Winter Concert, Santa Cruz Waldorf School Strings

Saturday, February 12, 8:00 PM at McCabes in Santa Monica, CA with Cindy Lee Berryhill (opening for Stan Ridgway)

Thursday, February 24 - Sunday, February 27th at Wintergrass, Bellevue, WA teaching at the D'Addario Wintergrass Youth Acadamy, the Wintergrass Youth Orchestra, the Music Educator Seminar and the Reader's Session and jamming the rest of the time.

Saturday, March 5th 8:00 P.M. Ohlone College at Smith Center, Fremont, CA. Performance with San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers
Wednesday, March 9th 12:45 Mini Concert for Pacific Elementary School

Thursday, March 10th 8:00 PM Cyprian Consiglio CD Release Concert (Hare Yeshu) at Holy Cross Church, Santa Cruz

Wednesday, March 16- Saturday, March 19 at American String Teachers Association National Conference in Kansas City, MO giving two sessions with Andy Carlson: "Play it and Back it Up!" 3/17 1:30-2:30 and "What to do Next with your Fiddle Tune: Constructing a Bluegrass Solo" 3/17 4:00-5:00.

Sunday, April 10 2:00-5:00 sitting in with Darol Anger and Scott Law at Big Basin Vineyards 2-5pm, 830 Memory Lane, Boulder Creek, CA 95006

 
Friday, April 15th, 7:00 at Cabrillo VAPA Recital Hall, Cabrillo Youth String Orchestras Concert. Conducting.

Friday, April 29, 8: 00 PM Canada College, Redwood City
Saturday, April 30, 8:00 P.M. Roseville High School, Roseville
Sunday, May 1, 3:00 P.M. Lincoln Theater, Yountville; performing with San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers and Alasdair Fraser.

Saturday, May 7, 9:00 AM-7:00 P.M. First Annual Pacific Philharmonic Spring Fest in Los Gatos, CA. Teaching Fiddling and improvisation plus a concert.
Tuesday, May 17th, 7:00 P.M. at Harbor High, Spring Concert for Santa Cruz Waldorf School Strings

Wednesday, May 18th, 6:30 P.M. Spring Concert for Pacific Elementary School

Tuesday June 7th 8:00 P.M with Cindy Lee Berryhill and Randy Hoffman at Banjo Jim's , 700 E. 9th St, New York City
Wednesday June 8th 9:00 P.M. with Cindy Lee Berryhill and Randy Hoffman at Googie's Lounge at the Living Room, 154 Ludlow St., NYC (part of Night of the Living Cello concert 7:30 -10:30 P.M.)

Friday, June 10- Sunday June 12 teaching and performing with New Almaden Trio at New Directions Cello Festival at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York
Monday, June 13-Saturday June 25 teaching at Colorado Suzuki Institute, Beaver Creek, CO

Sunday-Monday June 26-27 Workshop and concert with Matt Brown, Durango, CO

Tuesday June 27-Thursday June 29 teaching note-reading for mandolins at the Mandolin Symposium in Santa Cruz, CA

Wednesday, July 6 - Sunday July 10 at DFW WOW Suzuki Institute in Dallas, TX teaching cello technique, jazz for all strings, and fiddling for cellists.

July 19-24  Cindy Lee Berryhill, Paula Luber and me on a short East Coast tour. Opening for Blame Sally. Schedule follows:

Tuesday, July 19 at Club Passim, Cambridge, MA
Wednesday, July 20 7:30 P.M. at Jammin' Java, Vienna, VA
Thursday, July 21 at 8:00 P.M. at World Cafe Live, Philadelphia, PA
Friday, July 22 at 8:00 P.M. at Canal Room, New York City, NY

Saturday, July 30th with Cindy Lee Berryhill. Crawdaddy Magazine Special Show at the Starry Plough 3101 Shattuck Ave. in Berkeley, CA.

Monday, August 1 - Friday August 5 at Strings by the Sea at Point Loma Nazarene College in San Diego, CA teaching jazz for all strings, fiddling for cellists and violists.

Friday, August 26 - Friday September 2 at Valley of the Moon Scottish Fiddling Camp. Hanging out and learning a lot.
Sunday, September 11 at 5:30 performing solo cello Prelude to 6:00 pm:  9/11 Interfaith Vigil for Peace A Gathering of Hope at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Santa Cruz, CA

Saturday, September 24-Sunday, September 25 teaching at Suzuki Association of Northern California Camp Cambell, Boulder Creek, CA

Saturday, October 1 2:30-3:30 CD release party for my  new CD, Pacific Cello at YogaSource, 15545C Los Gatos Blvd in Los Gatos, CA performing during the Gentle Yoga portion of the Rockin Yoga Fundraiser for the Homeless of Santa Clara. Followed by refreshments in celebration of Pacific Cello's release. Music for massage, relaxation, reflection and gentle yoga and savasana Costs: $25 donation for yoga -after party is free!!! http://www.sanctummusic.com/

Saturday, October 8  8:00 pm performing with Cindy Lee Berryhill in Carlsbad, CA at New Village Arts Theatre, 2787 State Street in Carlsbad Village. Tickets are $20.  For reservations call 760/433.3245 or visit http://www.newvillagearts.org/.  

Friday, October 28 7:00 pm conducting Cabrillo Festival Strings Youth concert, in Recital Hall VAPA building, Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA. 

Saturday, November 5 performing with Reel of Seven at RCSDS Asilomar Ball, in Monterey, CA

Wednesday, December 14 at 6:30 pm Pacific Elementary School Winter Concert in Davenport, CA
2010
Thursday-Saturday, February 18-20 ASTA National Conference in Santa Clara, CA
2/18 at 11:00 am with my clinic : Accompaniment Styles for Cellists
and 2/19 at 8:00 am with a panel: Finding Folks and Figuring it Out: Easy Ways, with a Little Help from your Neighbors, for your Orchestra Students to Safely Step their Toes Outside of the Classical Circle of Comfort.
Saturday, February 20, Scottish Country Dancing (RSCDS) Valentine's Ball at the Scottish Rite Temple in Oakland. Performing with Reel of Seven
Thursday - Sunday, February 25-28, Wintergrass, Bellevue, WA teaching for the Wintergrass Kid's Academy, the Teacher's Academy and the sight-reading session.
Saturday, March 13 Livermore, CA RSCDS Children's Ball with Reel of 7
Friday, March 19, conducting Cabrillo Youth Beginning String Orchestra Concert 7 PM VAPA 5100
Monday -Sunday, April 5-11 Big Sur Fiddle Camp. Teaching cello (fiddle styles, jazz and chords)
Friday, April 30 8:00 Regents Theater, Holy Names University, Oakland, CA with Alasdair Fraser and San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers
Saturday, May 1  7:00 Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Grass Valley, CA with Alasdair Fraser and San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers
Sunday, May 2 3:00 Jackson Theater, Sonoma Country Day School, Santa Rosa, CA with Alasdair Fraser and San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers
Friday-Monday, May 28-31 Minneapolis, MN. Suzuki Association of the Americas National Conference presenting a clinic with Donna Davis "Chording (and chopping!) on Cello."
Monday. June 14 - Saturday June 26 at the Colorado Suzuki Institute teaching cello and jazz and fiddling on cello.
Wednesday, June 30-Sunday July 4 at DFW WOW Suzuki Institute in Dallas, TX teaching cello technique, jazz for all strings, and fiddling for cellists.
Monday - Friday, August 2-6 at Strings by the Sea at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. teaching jazz, fiddling, chamber music.
Thursday - Saturday August 19-21 3030 Sycamore Lane in Davis, CA. World Fiddling, Cello and Guitar Workshop. Teaching Celtic styles on cello.
Friday -Friday August 27-September 3 Valley of the Moon Scottish Fiddling School in Boulder Creek, CA. Jamming and learning.
September 12-24 East Coast Tour with Cindy Lee Berryhill.
9/12 Ironhorse opening for Stan Ridgway North Hampton, MA
9/13 Fairfield Theater/Stage 1, opening for Stan Ridgway Fairfield CT
9/14 Johnny D's opening for Stan Ridgway Somerville, MA
9/16 Mexicali Blues opening for Stan Ridgway,Teaneck, NJ
9/17 The Buttonwood Middletown, CT
9/18 House Concert, New Jersey Heights
9/19 Tin Angel, Philadelphia PA  
9/21 Iota Cafe opening for Sharon Little  Arlington VA
9/24 Rochester VT at Pierce Community Hall
October 2 at 7:00 PM Palo Alto Black and White Ball with San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers
October 3-8 mini Northwest Tour with New Almaden Trio Kristen Strom, saxes and flute; Scott Sorkin, guitars; me on cello. Jazzy Americana and tunes from my new CD, A Slice of Summer.
Sunday, October 3 at 3:00 in Santa Rosa, CA. House Concert.
Monday, October 4 at 7:30 in Davis, CA. House Concert.
Wednesday, October 6 at 7:00 in Ashland, Oregon: The Siskiyou Institute New Artist Series.  At Paschal Winery; 1122 Suncrest Rd, Talent.
Friday, October 8 at 7:30 PM at Gorge Music Series in Hood River, Oregon. Riverside Church
Wednesday, October 20 7:00 PM Master Class at Kuumbwa Jazz in Santa Cruz: Melodic Invention: Improvising Over Chord Changes. Free!
Sunday, November 14 at 10:00 AM New Almaden Trio live on KPIG: FM 107.5 in Freedom CA. AM 1510 in Piedmont/SF CA and KPYG FM 94.6 in Cayucos/San Luis Obispo, CA
Sunday, November 14 7:00 PM at Santa Cruz First Congregational Church: Women Singing Women, a celebration of The Divine Feminine with Jazz on High
Thursday, November 18, 7:00 PM Kuumbwa Jazz in Santa Cruz; Cookin' at Kuumbwa CD release concert for A Slice of Summer and New Almaden Trio. Featuring me, Kristen Strom, saxophone, Scott Sorkin, guitar, Special guests: John R. Burr piano, Dan Robbins, bass, Jason Lewis, drums, Kenny Stahl, flute, Jim Lewin, guitar
Saturday, November 27, 6:00 P.M. performing with Reel of Seven for the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society's St. Andrews Ball in Manhattan Beach, California
Friday, December 3, 8:00 P.M., Saturday, December 4, 8:00 P.M., Sunday, December 4, 4:00 P.M at Holy Cross Church in Santa Cruz, CA, Music for the Feast of Christmas including Poulenc's Gloria.
Friday, December 17 at 7:00 PM Plaza Linda Restaurant and Cantina, 9 Del Fino Pl. Carmel Valley, CA. Special Village Holiday Party with Kenny Stahl, flute and Bob Burnett, guitar.
Wednesday, December 29 performing with Santa Cruz White Album Ensemble at the Rio Theater in Santa Cruz. "Rubber Revolver" (Rubber Soul + Revolver) 
Thursday, December 30 performing with Santa Cruz White Album Ensemble at the Rio Theater in Santa Cruz. "Let Abbey Road Be" (Abbey Road + Let it Be)
Friday, December 31, performing for the 5th Annual New Year's Eve Vigil for Peace at 8:00 P.M. in the Holy Cross Church Fellowship Hall in Santa Cruz.
2009
- Saturday January 10 Clinician in Suzuki, Jazz and Fiddling for Cellos for Arlington Heights, a Chicago Suzuki Workshop
-Thursday-Sunday February 19-22 Wintergrass inTacoma, WA Teaching for the Kids Academy, the reading orchestra, a teacher's clinic and performing
Thursday - Saturday, March 19-21 giving clinics and performing at the American String Teachers Conference in Atlanta, GA
Sunday April 5 afternoon teaching accompanimental styles to Melbourne Scottish Fiddle Club in Melbourne, Australia
Sunday-Friday April 12-18 teaching cello at Big Sur, CA Fiddle Camp (spaces filled)
Friday April 24 in Oakland, CA, Saturday April 25 in Salinas, CA, Sunday April 26 in Yountville, CA performances with San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers and Alasdair Fraser
Saturday, June 6 performance in Santa Cruz for RSCDS Monthly Party
Monday June 8 - Saturday June 26 Colorado Suzuki Institute teaching jazz and fiddling for cellists
Monday June 22 - Saturday June 27 at the Mandolin Symposium in Santa Cruz, California teaching music reading for mandolin
Monday July 13- Friday July 17 Walker Family Band Music Workshop  Fiddle Camp at Blowing Rock Conference Center in North Carolina teaching jazz and fiddling
Monday, August 3 - Friday August 7 Strings By The Sea  Suzuki Camp in at Point Loma Nazarene College in San Diego, CA teaching jazz, fiddle, chamber music...
Friday, August 14 at 7:00 PM at First Congregational Church in Santa Cruz (900 High Street) Summer Concert with Lori Rivera and Jazz on High
Friday evening, August 21 in Sonoma, CA Benefit for Paul Williams with Cindy Lee Berryhill: We Three Wives
Friday, August 28 - Friday, September 4 teaching at Valley of the Moon Scottish Fiddling Camp. teaching cello
Saturday, September 26-Sunday September 27 teaching at Suzuki Association of Northern California Camp Cambell, Boulder Creek, CA
2008
- Saturday, February 9 Clinician in Fiddling and Jazz for Cellists, Wisconsin-Oshkosh Suzuki Talent Education Center - Friday Feb 22-Sat Feb 23 Teaching, Performing and Jamming at Wintergrass in Tacoma, Washington - Wednesday February 27 – Saturday March 1 clinician and performer at American String Teachers Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM - Friday February 29 performance with Chris Howes and Billy Contreras at Strings Magazine ASTA Dinner - Saturday March 8 7:00 performance of Helen in Egypt at UCSC Main Stage Theater, Santa Cruz, CA - Friday April 25 at 8:00 pm Holy Names College with the San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers and Alasdair Fraser http://www.sfscottishfiddlers.org/ (408) 257-2294
- Saturday April 26 at 7:30 pm at Veterans Hall in Grass Valley with SF Scottish Fiddlers and Alasdair Fraser (530) 477 -0708
- Sunday April 27 at 3:00 Jackson Theater at Sonoma County Day School, Santa Rosa with SF Scottish Fiddlers and Alasdair Fraser (707) 527-0693 
- May 22-25 Suzuki Association of the Americas Conference in Minneapolis  

- June 7 6:30 pm performing at RSCDS Monthly Scottish Dance Party, First Congregational Church in Santa Cruz

 

- June 9-21 Instructor in jazz and fiddling for cellists at the Colorado Suzuki Institute in Beaver Creek (Vail) in Colorado. 

- June 23-28 student at Mandolin Symposium, Santa Cruz, California 

 

- July 7-11 Instructor in repertoire and fiddling for cellists at the North Carolina Suzuki Institute - July 13-18 Instructor in jazz and fiddling for cellists at the South Carolina Suzuki Institute. 

 

- July 28-August 1 teaching cello fiddling and back-up styles for  Fiddling Demystified for Strings  with Donna Hébert at Old Songs, Voorheesville, New York

 

- August 4 - August 9 Instructor in orchestra, jazz and fiddling for cellists, violists and violinists at Strings by the Sea in San Diego, California 
- August 22-30 Intructor in cello fiddling and accompaniment at the Valley of the Moon Scottish Fiddling Camp in Boulder Creek, California
- September 27-28 teaching at Suzuki Association of Northern California Camp Cambell, Boulder Creek, CA
- November 1 performing with Reel of Seven at RCSDS Asilomar Ball