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MARGARET DAVIS
Vocals * Celtic Harp * Flute * Recorders

Margaret holds degrees in Music and French from Knox College and also studied in Besançon, France and Berkeley, CA with teachers Lillian Loran, Jacques Béridot, Gerald Carey, and Eileen Hadidian. She has been performing and teaching for twenty years, specializing in the Celtic music of her Scottish heritage and Early Music. Margaret performed for six years as lead vocalist and harper with the Medieval band Gai Saber and appeared as vocal soloist with the Renaissance music ensemble The Brass Menagerie. A life-long interest in the music of her Scots ancestry led to work with the Celtic bands Magic Fire and Four Shillings Short. In addition to her work with Kristoph, she currently leads Celtic/Early Music Trio Broceliande and performs with Celtic rock band Avalon Rising. Margaret is a member of Oakland-based Healing Muses, playing harp in hospitals for healing. She has lent her vocal and instrumental talents to dozens of recordings, and she co-runs Flowinglass Music.

KRISTOPH KLOVER
Vocals * 12- and 6-string guitars * Octave mandolin * Tin whistle * Oboe

Kristoph grew up in a singing family and has been performing since he could walk. He studied vocal technique with James Schwabacher and Edwin Barlow and he has appeared with the Marin Opera. In addition to his vocal and instrumental talents, Kristoph writes the original music performed by the duo. He is a former member of Celtic bands Magic Fire and Four Shillings Short, and he currently performs with Celtic/Early Music Trio Broceliande and leads Celtic rock band Avalon Rising. Kristoph is an accomplished sound engineer, producer, and arranger, and through his music production company Flowinglass Music he has recorded all-Ireland concertina champion Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin, Grammy-winning harpist Janet Harbison, and many others. His original music has appeared in movie soundtracks, and he can be heard on dozens of recordings. Kristoph has been performing and teaching voice and guitar for twenty years.

INSTRUMENTS

Margaret plays a Dusty Strings FH32 Celtic folk harp, a silver flute by Edward Almeida, and 4 sizes of recorders (Mollenhauer Kynseker and Moeck Rottenburgh). Kristoph plays 12- and 6-string Taylor acoustic guitars, octave mandolin, tin whistles, and a Rigoutat oboe.

SELECTED PAST VENUES

FilkCONtinental - Freusberg, Germany
Confluence Convention - Pittsburgh, PA
Confortean Convention - Basingstoke, England
Herbst Theatre - San Francisco
Grace Cathedral - San Francisco
San Francisco City Hall - San Francisco
Freight & Salvage - Berkeley
St. Patrick's Day Festival - Dublin
Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival
Health & Harmony Festival - Santa Rosa
Humanities West - San Francisco
Walnut Creek Art & Wine Festival
Spirit of Christmas Fair - Santa Rosa
Redwood Mountain Fair - Ben Lomond
Whole Life Expo - San Francisco
The San Francisco Free Folk Festival
New Pieces - Berkeley
Knox College - Galesburg, IL
Art Under the Oaks - Livermore
Boulder Creek Brewing Company
Brookdale Lodge - Brookdale
The Coffee Mill - Oakland

Country Store Cafe - Saratoga
Fairfax Farmers' Market
The Gathering Place - Ben Lomond
Ghirardelli Square - San Francisco
Isis Oasis - Geyserville
KKUP Cupertino
KUSP Santa Cruz
Los Gatos Coffee Roasting Company
Mind, Body & Spirit Expo - Concord
The New Age Renaissance Fair - San Jose
Portofino Cafe - Pacific Grove
Sacred Grounds - San Francisco
St. Michael's Alley - Palo Alto
San Leandro Cherry Festival
San Rafael Farmer's Market
Santa Cruz Vintner's Festival
Smokey Joe's - Berkeley
Spreckels Sugar & Spice Fair - Stockton
Sujatha's Restaurant - Berkeley
Tapestry in Talent - San Jose
The White Raven - Felton

CONTACT:
Margaret Davis
(510) 409-6095
margaret at flowinglass.com

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