Erick Feucht has been actively playing mandolin, fiddle and guitar in this area for the past several years. His interests include bluegrass and old-time music along with Celtic themes. A passionate jammer, Erick is happiest in musical settings that challenge his creativity and expand his knowledge in new ways. Fairfield Crossing indulges Erick's long time love of Irish and Scottish song and dance music, allowing him to explore the subtleties of this endearing musical genre. Erick lives in Newtown and is, along with his wife, Kim, the owner of Stockbridge & Berry Home Furnishings in Monroe and Southbury.
Julie Sorcek has been playing flute since she was ten years old. Julie also plays with the contra dance bands Wry Bred and The Reel Thing, and with the folk trio Chicks 'n Sync. She is becoming well known on the Connecticut contra dance circuit, having played with the Reel Thing and as a guest artist with the contra dance bands Jane's Gang and Out on a Whim, and at the Philadelphia Folk Festival and Old Songs Festival with Groovemama. Julie is currently the band director at Immaculate High School in Danbury, and also runs a monthly acoustic music jam in Sandy Hook. She lives with her husband in Bethel.
Britt Goodman plays hammered dulcimer and English concertina with Fairfield Crossing, with the trio Chicks 'n Sync, and with the HCD Contra Jammers. Britt was a founding member of the Nefesh Klezmer Band, playing piano and dulcimer at weddings, bar mitzvahs and fundraisers, and can be heard on the Nefesh CD "Unplucked".
Robin Reid brings a driving guitar and vocals founded in the bluegrass tradition to Fairfield Crossing. She is also a member of Chicks 'n Sync, and is a frequent contra dancer and avid music picker.
Louis Audette joins us on stand up bass, and we are delighted that he is able to lend his talents to our group. Lou also plays with the country blues band Cornbread, and the Zuzazz String Orchestra.