Blades of Grass

Celia Canty

Blades of Grass has been performing in the Rogue Valley since 2013. The duo frequently expands into a trio or larger band adding stand up bass dobro and fiddle. Their broad repertoire is a blend of bluegrass, 1940s swing standards, country swing, gypsy jazz, vintage country, Texas swing, original compositions and more.

Celia Canty

Music has been my life’s calling since I first started playing piano at age five. In college as a music major focused on piano studies, I discovered harp and studied that on the side. I’ve been very blessed to be able to share my music with others since college, whether it be as a public school & university music educator,…

Diana Roarty

Diana Roarty

Diana Roarty is a singer/songwriter and long-term member of the Southern Oregon Songwriters Association. Diana plays her 12-string guitar and ukulele for entertainment and creative distraction in retirement homes. Also lead singer of “Soul Reflections”, a gospel-blues band that sings for Celebrate Recovery and other outreach programs in the community.

Donny Roze

Donny Roze

Donny has a BA in Music and Psychology and a K-9 teaching credential and music endorsement. He has worked years as an activity director and music therapist and is Heart and Hope’s only fully employed Music Therapist for elders and adults with mental and physical disabilities. He was an elementary school Music Specialist for Central Point District #6 for fourteen…

Erica Baker

Erica is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist who has been playing in Groups and as a Soloist in many genres and time periods of music. Erica studied Music Performance at California State University in Hayward, and has performed all over California and The Rogue Valley in Oregon for 40 years.  

Frankie Hernandez

Frankie Hernandez

Frankie Hernandez is an institution in Southern Oregon. His infectious smile and radiant optimism have helped him to develop a following and community rapport as a band leader, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and worship leader. He has played nearly every major venue in his area; including performances on stage as a guest artist with Los Lobos and Michael Franti.

Julie Rose

Julie Rose

A Northwest folk singer and member of the local Songwriter’s Association (SOSA) who plays acoustic guitar and writes inspirational healing, and encouraging music in the following styles: Folk, Country, Gospel, Jazz, Pop, World, and Traditional. Julie has volunteered her time performing for benefits and fundraisers for local community non-profit agencies, and churches in support of the elderly (Heart and Hope…

Mich Lewis-Sorensen

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Mich relishes sharing the joy of music and loves playing and singing with others! She plays guitar, ukulele, keyboard, cello and fiddle and is also a songwriter. She looks forward to bringing music to your residents!

Talia Rose

Talia Rose

TALIA ROSE is a professional harpist, singer, and native American Flutist, as well as a group song leader.  She has performed for over 20 years throughout the Rogue Valley and beyond. She believes that music creates a unifying field of love and blessing and that it keeps folks believing in something greater than themselves (the whole is more than the…