such an honor to hear Sarah Lee Guthrie & Hoping Machine sing my song at the Climate March in DC!


new CD available on band camp click on cover image below to download tracks

new CD available on band camp          click on cover image below to download tracks

Saturday, October 30, 2010


                                                             more Elemental Orchestra
                                                             more more accordion music
                                                             more sing what you play   

                                                   Makapu'u Point  photo by Mary Paik     

Gigs  :

      March 5th, 2011
          International Women's Day - 
            Bard College at Simon's Rock
 March 10, 2011 
    Hosting open mic at the Stockbridge Library
          6:30pm - 8pm

       March 31, 2011
          JoAnne Spies: Songs about Love and Work
          Mason Library - Great Barrington, MA   6:30pm

      April 23rd, 2011
 Honor the Housatonic Benefit and Poetry Slam
       Guthrie Church     6pm - 11pm    $25.
        4 Van Duesenville
        Housatonic, MA

      April 26, 2011 
         Hosting Open Mic for National Poetry Month
         Lee Library
         100 Main Street  Lee, MA     5:45 - 7:45pm

    May 5, 2011
        "Sounding Mohican Pathways"
         Mission House     5:00pm - 6:30pm
         Stockbridge, MA

   May 14 and 15th, 2011
      "Going Places" 
        Founder's Theatre - Shakespeare & Company
    CATA's annual fundraiser and performance

       May 21, 2011 
          Music Improvisation at Norman Rockwell Museum
          Let's Get Elemental!        1:00pm

        June 26, 2011
          "The Power of Song"  10:30 am
          U.U. of South Berkshire
           917 S. Main Street
           Great Barrington, MA

        September 17, 2011
          Peace Conference - Hancock Shaker Village
           Center for Peace through Culture
          workshop: "Writing Songs of Peace" and performance

Friday, October 29, 2010

close-up of carved Mohican walking stick
shows eagle and 'many trails' symbol

JoAnne Spies leading group from Mission House in Stockbridge, MA to Housatonic River in "Sounding Mohican Pathways"