Life is a journey that bends with our vibes.

Music prods a playful sense of wonder.


I cherish the sharing of tones and playful pokes at the fabric of experience.

When my heart is open, I can walk through doors previously unseen.


We all can.

Music helps.



1983: Born in Winterset, Iowa

1999-2010: Led Iowa punk rockers Funks G

2011: Worked as a Wilderness Therapy Counselor in Vermont and released Songs from the North Country

2012: Released William Borg Schmitt and performed a month long tour of the Midwest, Northeast and Southeast in the Fall

2013: Thru Hiked the Appalachian Trail

2014: Released Whispering Willows and completed 15 date March North tour of the East Coast

2015: Documented the California section of the Pacific Crest Trail at

2016: 25 date Pacific Northwest Residency, 48 date Spirit of Chautauqua Iowa tour, and completed the Oregon section of the PCT

2017: Released Riches are Free and walked the Washington section of the PCT

2018: Released a Song of the Week for 24 consecutive weeks for World Food Program donations and toured the Midwest, Northeast and Southeast in the Summer

2019: Released Ephemeral Parade and toured the Midwest, Northeast and Southeast in the Fall

2020: Opened Dragon Well Tea Shop in North Adams, MA and performing regionally


"And no matter what happens

in our times apart

Remember you always have

a song in your heart"