Diane started violin as a child and studied for a year at the Crane School of Music. She took up the violin as fiddle later on and studies tunes from a variety of genres.
Diane attended the Willie Clancy Summer School in Ireland in 2006 and Catskills Irish Arts Week in 2007 and 2010, as well as the East Coast Tionol in 2005, 2006, and 2007.
David Jones has been playing bagpipes of one sort or another since 1994. From 2000-2009, he played with the Adirondack Pipes and Drums of Glens Falls and served for three years as piping instructor and Pipe Major of that band. He competed in Highland Pipes at grade III. David's focus is now on Irish uilleann bagpipes and fiddle. He also played fiddle in the Capital District MegaBand.
David attended the Willie Clancy Summer School in Ireland in 2006 and Catskills Irish Arts Week in 2007 and 2010, as well as the East Coast Tionol in 2005, 2006, and 2007.
Leanne started dancing as an adult with the Boland School of Irish Dance in Green Island and also studied under the Power Academy of Los Angeles, and Aniar Academy of Laguna Niguel, California before returning back to the Boland School. She has enjoyed dancing in competitions and shows over the past 11 years. Her love of traditional music combined with the challenging rhythmic movements is what makes it so personally fulfilling and fun to share with an audience.
Originally from Rochester, NY, Chris started dancing at the age of 4 and hasn’t stopped yet. She studied tap, ballet and jazz dance and performed in countless shows for various organizations, nursing homes, and benefits. Chris performed twice on the children’s talent show Skipper Sam. She studied under Jack Simmonds, Val Mates, Elizabeth Clark, and Lynn Ashby.
After moving to the Capital District she continued to dance but stopped performing. She recently returned to the stage and is currently a student of tap and ballet at the Orlando School of Dance in Schenectady.