Author: News Desk

Common Ground on the Hill was founded on the premise that there is a common human thread unifying all people expressed in our various artistic traditions. Our mission is to make this thread a path towards human understanding, tolerance, fulfillment, and enjoyment.  After twenty-five years, it is still a driving force in education and celebration […]

JACELYN is a Canadian singer-songwriter, actor and entrepreneur best known for her sultry jazz vocals and music that is a melange of the classic and elemental sounds of jazz, blue-eyed soul, and pop, which offers a dynamic and refreshing contemporary twist. Moonlit Pond Records staff writer, Nancy Beaudette, co-penned “Someday” along with Connie Mims, Sherry […]

I got my first guitar for Christmas when I was eleven years old. I immediately fell in love with the strings and tuners, and inevitably snapped the top E string on the first day. So, I learned to play a five string guitar! A couple of years later I upgraded to a – not much […]

I’ve been writing with Jan Blaising for a couple of years now, and I’m currently co-producing her first CD along with my collegue Connie Mims. It’s a real joy to watch Jan blossom as a songwriter and even a bigger thrill to see her reaction when I told her she won a songwriting award!  Last […]

I traveled to Egypt in 2018 and was immediately captivated by the beauty of the land, the Egyptian people, and of course, all the mystery and intrigue surrounding their ancient culture. I wrote “River Nile” and created this video to try and capture a bit of my experience while visiting this amazing country. Click here […]

Each year, I travel somewhere in the world, alone, for my own creativity retreat. I treat it as an Artist Residency – time away to focus on my songwriting and visual art. Sometimes I throw a dart at the map, and other times a place is suggested, but wherever I land, I make the most […]

Folkstage is an uninterrupted, one-hour concert featuring some of the best traditional and singer-songwriter talent in folk music. The live concerts can be heard Saturday’s at 8 PM on WFMT, immediately preceding The Midnight Special. Nancy Beaudette will be in the studio on Saturday, November 23rd. About 26 concerts per year are broadcast live from our studio […]