Cathy Barton-Para, Dave Para, & Mike Fraser

Dave Para and Cathy Barton-Para are vocal and instrumental musicians, storytellers, song writers and folklorists. Cathy holds a degree in Humanities and a master’s degree in Folk Studies, and has written radio scripts and book and record reviews. She is a two-time winner of the Tennessee banjo championships and has appeared on Hee Haw and the Grand Ole Opry. Cathy and her husband, musician Dave Para, have also appeared in festivals and concerts throughout the United States and Europe.

Michael Fraser has worked in education since 1977. The first seven years were in public schools, however the majority of his teaching experiences have been as an education consultant in the Ozark Region for the Missouri Department of Conservation. Michael is a folk                 musician and storyteller and focuses on bridging the gap between art and science. He has lived in the Kansas City area since 2003.

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