New song demo - I Just Work Here

I've written fiddle tunes and string parts for many years, but up until two days ago I'd never written a song with words. Here's a rough draft of my new song 'I Just Work Here'.

I Just Work Here



New tune just posted

Check out the sheet music just posted for Typolka on the Tunes page. Here's a link to a video that was posted of Athas playing Typolka & Heather's. 






I've recently started recording and rehearsing new songs with Kevin Blackwell & Nate Vest of Sassparilla.

We've had lots of fun collaborating on the new material. 

It'll be a bit of Portland meets Milwaukee on the upcoming album.

If you…


Currently accepting new private lesson students

There are a few spots currently available for private violin, viola, cello & fiddle lessons at Family Music Center & at Brass Bell Music Store. Check out the 'Lessons' page for more info on locations and policies. Contact me if…


Jorin, Lewin & Rochford

Check out my new old-time bluegrass blues trio Jorin, Lewin & Rochford. The lineup is Ted Jorin on guitar & vocals, Bradley Rochford on clawhammer banjo & vocals, and myself on fiddle & vocals.




I recently started fiddling & singing with a new bluegrass/old-time band, Brewgrass. (

Brewgrass is: Jon Kehoe (mandolin/vocals), Justin Busche (banjo/vocals), John Schulze (guitar/vocals), Mike Secklin (bass/vocals), Carrie Secklin (washboard/vocals) & myself (fiddle/vocals).

Check out the gigs page to see…


Nine Questions with Heather Lewin

My amazingly talented and super sweet friend Trevor Rogers has this great blog where he asks his musician friends nine questions. I did the interview a couple of years ago, but here's the link if you want to check out…


'Tunes' page just added

I've just added a 'Tunes' page to the website. I'll be adding sheet music notation of my original compositions that I've written over the years. I've got about 20 fiddle tunes already notated & ready to be posted. I'll add…


Website Update

Just updated the website to make it more mobile friendly. Also added a listing of WI Irish sessions under the Links page, for anyone interested in playing a few tunes. Hope you like the changes. Hope to see you all…


Fiddling on Scott Lucas and the Married Men's upcoming CD

Last week, I headed down to Million Yen Studios in Chicago to record string tracks for the upcoming Scott Lucas & the Married Men CD. Their fiddler Rebecca Manthe and I spent all day in the studio laying down tracks…