Board of Directors

 Our board is made up of local, working musicians, songwriters, venue operators, presenters and acoustic aficianados.

"Music from the Board" can be found at the bottom of the page.

Rick Hill
: President : 

Rick is a part-time working musician performing around the Tri-State area.  He has recorded two CDs and plays a variety of instruments and styles.  He helped run the Helping Hands Concert Series in Schoharie, NY for nine years.  He has also run a coffeehouse and a summer concert series in Harrisonburg, VA. 



Sam Ott - Treasurer

Music has been a big part of Sam’s life having been involved early in life with his church choir, high school vocal ensemble, chorus group and briefly with high school band. Currently Sam performs as ½ of the Safe Harbor duo and is one of the founding members of the BrushFire Band. Their website is here.

   Roy Greene -Newsletter

Roy was editor of three publications (one at a time) prior to coming to Frederick. He especially enjoys producing the F.A.M.E. newsletter each month as it highlights his appreciation for music and the talented musicians who make it. Roy writes songs and poetry, and has been known to sing and play the ukulele.  He is frequently the host of the bi-monthly open mic venue, “Coffeehouse” at the Unitarian Universalist church of Frederick.



Max Honn - Secretary

  Max started playing folk and popular music in his  late teens and has developed an interest in many genres of music.  He has been playing publicly in the Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia area since 2007.  He writes songs and enjoys playing obscure songs from folk, pop, blues and country genres.  He also plays mandolin with friends who play Celtic and Old Time music.


Dori Bailin -

 My philosophy of life is dogs and music will cure your ills. If you're still not feeling perfect add chocolate!

David Koronet - Facebook manager

Caryl Velisek - Publicity

The Board meets monthly, non-board members are welcome.  Currently our meetings are on the first Wednesday of  each month at 7:30 PM at Lough Funeral Home, 500 S.Market St., Frederick, MD