Step In time

CelticEclectic

Monte and Marcia Jones

TWO VOICES   and........       

Guitar, Irish Bouzouki, Cittern, Bodhran,  Irish Flute, Irish Pennywhistle, Recorder, Harmonica, Concertina, Ocarina, Highland Bagpipes, Smallpipes

Step In Time got their name from Marcia and Monteís need to "mix things up", musically speaking. They perform music of all genres, from all ages, while staying true to the spirit and energy of Celtic music.  It's best explained as CelticEclectic.

Monte Jones:  Vocals, Guitar, Irish Bouzouki, Bodhran, Cittern, tenor drum:

Monte Jones has many years of performance experience having performed with 11 diverse  bands.  Monte is an accomplished actor having performed for many years in community and college theatre.  He has also produced, directed and acted in dinner theatre productions at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Base.  You can also see Monte (if you donít blink) in two movies; "Vamping" with Patrick Duffy and the more recent "Fly Away Home".  Monte is also a leather carver specializing in Celtic motifs. See the Celtic Cow page!! Monte is a Tenor Drummer with the MacKenzie Highlanders pipes and drums corp. and provides educational workshops on Irish drumming techniques and leather carving.

Marcia Jones:  Vocals, , Pennywhistle, Irish Flute, Concertina, Recorder, Harmonica, Ocarina, Highland Pipes, Smallpipes, Fife:

Marcia  Collins- Jones is a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist with many years of performing experience.  In addition to her musicianship, Marcia also has many years of theatrical experience lending to her stage presence.  Marcia has a Master's Degree in Education which she puts to use as a workshop facilitator for instruments, vocals and music history.

MUSIC TO SHARE.......  Marcia and Monte are members of the Mackenzie Highlanders Pipes and Drums - Monte as a Tenor Drummer and Marcia as a Piper.  They are members of Old Fort Niagara Field Musick specializing in 18th century Fife and Drum music, and perform with Thymelass - a six piece Celtic band and along with Thymelass, help to host a monthly musician's  jam session at First Presbyterian Church of Youngstown.  Marcia is also a member of the Trill Seekers flute ensemble.

PERFORMANCES:  In addition to their Celtic Performances, Step In Time can provide an eclectic musical event with selections from SITís extensive and ever growing repertoire or let us develop a musical program suited to your specific theme or event.

EDUCATIONAL PRESENTATIONS:  Step In Time provides educational, music presentations featuring a variety of instruments and focusing on the history of various genres of music.