The Musicians of Thrir Venstri Foetr / Playford Spice

A typical performance will involve anywhere from six to twelve of us, depending on availability and space available at the site. We occasionally appear in smaller and larger groups as well.

Brent Warner

violin, viola.

Brent also plays for The Beltway Early Music Band.

Brian Cardell

recorders, flutes, tenor and bass sackbuts, krumhorn, cornamusen, serpent.

Christi Hayes

silver flute.

Christi also plays for Wild Oats, where she plays piano and synthesizer in addition to flute.

Crystal Paul

folk guitar.

Felicia Eberling

recorders, viola da gamba, krumhorn, cornamuse.

Felicia also plays for The Homespun Ceilidh Band and leads The Beltway Early Music Band and Sylvan Ayres.

D. Glenn Arthur Jr.

6-string & 12-string guitars, oud, recorders, krumhorn, cornamuse.

Glenn also plays for The Homespun Ceilidh Band, The Beltway Early Music Band, and Greentree.

Gwenna Silverman

bodhran, doumbek, and other percussion.

Gwenna also plays (and step-dances) for The Homespun Ceilidh Band.

Jennifer Glover

silver flute.

John Ward


John also plays for Mac-Talla and The Beltway Early Music Band and is the leader of The Homespun Ceilidh Band and Skye Gathering.

Karin Loya


Karin also plays for Skye Gathering, is half of Morning Song, and plays in the orchestra pit for musicals.

Mark Longaker


Maugorn the Stray

recorders, mandolin, twelve-string guitar.

Maugorn also plays for Wild Oats (in which he also plays banjo, harmonica, bouzouki, and more) and Greentree, and is a street musician in Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia.

Mike Stoddard

flute, bouzouki, mandolin.

Mike also plays in The Beltway Early Music Band and The Homespun Ceilidh Band.

Mike Leslie

flute, whistle.

Nikki Prive

silver flute, pennywhistle.



Ruth Baker

hammered dulcimer.

Trix Whitehall

bodhran and other percussion.

Trix also plays and sings in The Homespun Ceilidh Band, Skye Gathering and Mac-Talla.

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