JONATHAN HENKEN, Pipe Major; Jonathan Henken was captivated by the Highland Bagpipes at the age of ten during a concert by the Black Watch on one of its North American tours.  He began his band career with the oldest pipe band in the United States, Yonkers Kiltie.  He later joined the Mount Kisco Scottish Pipes and Drums as a charter member and was named Pipe Major in 1990.  Jonathan was named Piper for the Highlands Express Airways, the Scottish airline, in 1987.  He is Piper for the Bank of Scotland on this side of "the pond", regularly appears at Explorers' Club functions in New York City, and has been guest soloist with Skitch Henderson and the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall.  Jonathan is currently starting his fifth season as the Forbes Piper, appearing on the Forbes yacht, The Highlander, in venues from Boston to Washington. 

CHRISTINE SMITH, Flutist; holds a BFA Degree from SUNY at Stonybrook.  She is a 1981 graduate of the Juilliard School of Music, Pre-College Division.  She has toured England with the Stonybrook Wind Ensemble, and has performed at Paul Hall, Lincoln Center,

JOY PLAISTED, Harpist; came to New York City in 1987 to earn her Masters Degree from the Juilliard School of Music.  She has performed with the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, the New York Harp Ensemble, the Reykjavik Youth Symphony, and the off-Broadway production of The Fantasticks, among other theatrical and orchestral productions. Ms. Plaisted's concerts have taken her to Japan, China, Hong Kong, France, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland. She received her Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of Minnesota and did graduate studies at the Geneva Conservatory. Her teachers include Nancy Allen, Catherine Meyer-Eisenhoffer, Pierre Jamet and Frances G. Miller.

Carnegie Hall, and the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.  Christine regularly performs as a soloist with the Doansburg Chamber Ensemble, of which she is a charter member.  She has performed at Grace Church in White Plains on their Noontime Series, as well as performing with the St. Peter's Orchestra.  Christine is currently conductor of the Putnam Symphony Orchestra, and she is the conductor of a number of vocal ensembles.  Her principal teachers have been Alan Cox, Jeff Khamer, Samuel Baron, and Julius Baker