Welcome to my Home Page. Here I share a bit of myself, what I do, and some of my thoughts. I hope you find it interesting, fun, and even educational.
First, I am a dance caller (You know, Allemande Left and all that...) and a musician. Check here for some of my Upcoming gigs.
I love all kinds of dancing. As a dance caller, I teach and lead Contra Dances for all sorts of groups, old and young: Contra Dances and Family Dances. All dances are to real people playing real Old-Time Dance Music.
Besides calling dances, I teach and play fiddle, guitar, recorder, and more. I love teaching and leading workshops in Music, Dance and Calling. And I'm currently inbetween contra dance bands, but I do have a party band:, Erik Thor & Hands Four. The occasionally available Rosin Doctors are still willing to do gigs, though we now live so far apart we don't play together often. We play for Contras, Squares, parties, and other events.
Also, I am a Universal Life Church Minister, and take great pride in working with couples to create and officiate personal, alternative weddings.
Born in California, I grew up in Santa Barbara and have lived in the Bay area since 1994. Find out more about me: Bio, Personal Interests, or Interview by Alice LaPierre.
Old-Time Dance Calling for Weddings, Parties, and One-Night Stands
If you would like to order any of the above books, go to Ordering Information
Tunes I've composed:
Wee Hours Waltz
Waltz for Phyris
My Own Waltz
|Dance Caller's Notes:
There is No Way to Peace; Peace Is the Way
My thoughts on