Get To Know Us

Connie Smith

Connnie is anchor and spokesperson for 5th Reel. Yes, she is also our wonderful keyboardist and a partner in Rosewood and Ivory. Learn more about Connie here.

Ron Young

Ron is our contra dance caller and historian as well as hammered dulcimer player in the Irish gigs. He and Connie started this great band last century! Here's more about Ron.

Mick Wilson

Mick plays clarinet and sax in Contra Dances and along with Connie is part of Rosewood and Ivory. He is a versatile musician and has been a highly successful band director, as well. Meet him on his own page.

Norm Ashley

Our Fiddler/arranger is Norm Ashley. Along with Mick Wilson, he is a retired member of the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra. Norm also is our "webmaster," a term he uses very loosely. Read Norm's bio here.

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