Sally's Blog

Welcome “We Are Welcomed”!

Last week three huge boxes of our new CD, “We Are Welcomed” arrived at my house and then off I went to Michigan to join Claudia Schmidt in a weekend chock full of concerts celebrating our new release and Mother’s Day.  The CD will be available for sale on this Web site very soon and […]

ASK: Artists for Safe Kids

Our good friend, Bill Harley, along with several like-minded musician friends, has spearheaded a new organization called Artists for Safe Kids (ASK), whose purpose is to promote gun safety and stop violence against children. Go to to read the full statement. Then write to Bill ( and join our group to speak out for […]

Thirty-Five Years Together: Sally and Claudia record their 4th Album!

This summer, Claudia and I toured through the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, landing in Ironwood where we visited our old friends, the Kuceras.  Phil ran the legendary North Country Folk Festival in the late 70’s-early 80’s and that’s where Claudia and I first met. IN fact Phil engineered it.  He knew we’d like each other […]

Reminiscing About Mom

For obvious reasons, I’ve been reminiscing about my mother these days.  When I am teaching I often think of questions I would like to ask her, or stories I’d like to tell her.  She was an amazing piano teacher for most of her life,  but I think she could have taught almost anything.  She had […]