"Good Physicists Make Good Musicians" Cornell Chronicle, August 2006

Sound Clip Charlie Hunter's Jig, by Bobby McLeod
Article in Cornell Chronicle

A. D. White House, Cornell University
Barnes Auditorium, Cornell University
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University
NY State Old Tyme Fiddlers' Association, Osceola, NY
Musical Moments, Geneva, NY

St. Andrew's Society of Central NY, Cicero, NY

Coffeehouses, Ceilidhs, Cafes and Pubs
Cranberry Coffeehouse, Binghamton
Freight and Salvage Coffee House,
Berkeley, CA
Music on the Delaware, Walton, NY
Brown Bread Productions, San Francisco, CA
Dorothy's Music Room, Trumansburg, NY
The Pourhouse, Trumansburg, NY
The Rongovian Embassy, Trumansburg, NY
Smart Monkey Cafe, Ithaca, NY
The Skibbereen Eagle, Tragumna, Co. Cork, Ireland
The Paragon, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland
Casey's, Baltimore, Co. Cork, Ireland
Irish Ceili Nights, Schull, Co. Cork, Ireland

Festivals and Gatherings
Cortland Celtic Festival, Cortland, NY
Dryden Dairy Day, NY
Ellis Hollow Fair, NY
Fiddlehead Frolic, Ithaca, NY
Flute Fling, Ithaca, NY
Ithaca Festival

Ithaca Scottish Games and Celtic Festival
Fiddlin's Fun Festival, Binghamton, NY

First Night, Binghamton, NY
Folk College with Simple Gifts, Huntingdon, PA
Light In Winter Festival, Ithaca
New Hampshire Highland Games

Newark Valley Apple Festival, NY
Watkins Glen Fiddlers' Gathering, NY

Schools and Daycare Centers
Boynton Middle School, Ithaca
Caroline Elementary School, Ithaca
Ithaca Community Childcare Center [more pictures here]
Child Education Center, Berkeley, CA

Barn Dances and Family Dances
Ceilidh dances, Ellis Hollow, NY
Girl Scout Harvest Festival, Ithaca
Homeschoolers' Family Dances, Perry City, NY
Family reunion party, Phoenix, NY
First Unitarian Church of Ithaca
Interlaken Grange Historical Society, Interlaken, NY
Kendal at Ithaca, Ithaca, NY
Newlife Presbyterian Church, Ithaca
Shimmering Light Farms, Naples, NY
Valley of the Moon Scottish Fiddle School, CA
Alasdair Fraser's Sierra Fiddle Camp , CA
Winter Wake-Up, Spencer, NY

Contradances and Square Dances
Binghamton Community Dance
Cabin Fever Country Dance, Skaneateles, NY
Cooperstown Contradance, Cooperstown, NY
Cornell Contradance Club, Ithaca, NY
Country Dancers of Rochester
Countryside Contra Dancers, Lewisburg, PA
Folklore Soc. of Northeast PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA
Sidney Community Contra Dance, Sidney, NY
Syracuse Country Dancers
Tioga County Contra and Square Dance, Owego, NY
Tioga County Council on the Arts, Owego, NY
Tompkins County Country Dances, Ithaca
Trumansburg Conservatory of Fine Arts, Trumansburg, NY
Upper Susquehanna Contradance, Milford, NY
Ithaca Friends' Annual Dance, NY
Perry City Friends' Autumn Dance, NY

English Country Dances
Country Dancers of Rochester
Syracuse Country Dancers
Tompkins County Country Dances, Ithaca
Ellis Hollow, NY
Jane Austen Ball, Tunkhannock, PA
English Ball, Montreal, Quebec
Red Barn, Montreal, Quebec
Grand Masquerade, Trumansburg
Dickens Dinner and Dance, Berkeley, CA

Scottish Country Dancing
New Hampshire Highland Games
Ithaca Scottish Country Dancers
RSCDS Berkeley Branch, CA
Book of the Month Band, Palo Alto, CA

Radio and TV
WSKG, Binghamton, NY
“Patchwork Quilt”, KALW, San Francisco
“Panorama”, ICTV16, Ithaca

With San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers
Band leader at various Bay Area events and festivals 1996 - 2002
Fiddle soloist, Alaska Concert Tour 1999
Recorder soloist, California Concert Tour 1995
Orchestra musician (fiddle, recorder and flute), Concerts and Tours 1994 - 2002

Weddings and Other Special Events
Wedding Anniversary Party, Ithaca, NY, Sept 2010
Wedding, Towanda, PA, May 2009
Wedding, Ithaca, NY, September 2011
Wedding, Ithaca, NY, June 2010
Wedding, Ithaca, NY, August 2008
Wedding, Ithaca, NY, July 2008
Wedding, Alpine, NY, July 2005
Wedding, Ithaca, NY, July 2005
Tea parties, Preservation Association of the Southern Tier, Binghamton, NY, Nov 2005 & 2006
Holiday parties, Cornell Physics Dept., Dec 2003-present.

Smash The Windows
(with Roland Henry and Terri Campbell)

"Though quantum chaos thrills us and superconductivity chills us, “Smash The Windows” win the 1995 Nobel Prize in Party Music for their performance at our Physics Department Holiday Winterfest... truly fine melodies and vocals.” Prof. Roger Falcone, Chairman, Department of Physics, University of California at Berkeley.

Click to see more pictures Ithaca Community Childcare Center, 2005

"I liked it when we all danced." Ashley
"I liked the songs." Brianna

"I liked Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star, how I wonder what you are." Hannah
"I loved how she played the fiddle." Owen

Ellis Hollow Fair, 2003

“Thank you for organizing the music! It was truly wonderful and I think that everyone enjoyed it very very much....Thanks again for starting what I hope will be a great tradition of music at the fair." Douglas Long, President of the Board, Ellis Hollow Community Center.

More Quotes...

"Thanks so much again for the really wonderful concert yesterday. I enjoyed every minute of it! Thanks, too, for the time, care, and research that went into the marvelous structure of the program, interweaving music, history, and ethnography. It'a shame we couldn't have broadcast it as a radio program!" Brett de Bary, Director, Society for the Humanities, Cornell.

"I had to let you know how many times people have told me how much they liked the music at Wendy's wedding. The three of you worked so well together and played beautifully. You and your fiddle were a big part in making our day very special." Jamie (mother of the bride), Towanda, PA.

“It was truly a delight having you play at our wedding reception.” Lydia and Neil, San Francisco, CA.

"Thank you for such a wonderful gift of playing for us at our wedding. You truly made it a special day for us.” Jocelyn and Michael, Berkeley, CA.

“Thank you so much for the wonderful music at our ceremony. It meant the world to us to have you play on our special day.” Denise and Mark, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland.

“Thank you so much for your beautiful music at the Alta Bates retirement gathering for Pate. It meant so much to him to have the music he loves played by friends.” Judy Thomson, Berkeley, CA.

“Heartfelt thanks to you for your music. It was the ideal addition to a magic atmosphere, lively, haunting, supporting conversation and merriment.” Carol Baier, Martinez Land Society, CA.