has been a mainstay of the local folk and acoustic scene for over 35 years
- producing concerts, coffeehouse events and her own live radio program.
Her first love is singing and performing. She debuts her solo
CDs, Who to Turn to, presenting originals, contemporary and
traditional tunes and new arrangements of old favorites with her band, and Doris, featuring Sean and the songs "Rainbow Bridge" and "Amazing Grace".
also performs in the popular duet, Side by Side, with Sean
McGhee, and of course, solo.
The Washington Post
recently said "...she's a sensitive interpreter whose attractive soprano
never fails to bring warmth and luster to her material..." Her own songs
such as "Who to Turn to" and Rainbow Bridge" will tug at your heartstrings
and your voice, as Doris is very much an audience participation performer.
She was the first
producer of Dick Cerri's monthly
Music Americana Showcases and production manager of his live
radio program, Music Americana, for over 10 years. Her own radio
program, Folk Alley, had a four year run on WTRI AM in Brunswick,
MD. Doris regularly performs at the Ethical Societies of Washington and
Northern Virginia, Stacy's, St. Elmo's, Baldwin's Station,
and Schlesinger Center, to name a few. Recently she appeared
at benefits for Windstar and the
World Folk Music Association and she produced the "Folk Against
Drinking & Driving" concert each New Year's Eve. In addition, she is the
Music Director of the Northern Virginian
Ethical Society and directed their chorus, WESingers,
for seven years.