Hale Thatcher He studied classical flute with Martin Rudy in San Diego in the early sixties, And he spent a year in Japan studying the bamboo "shakuhatchi." He also learned to play the East Indian "bansuni" with Sachdev in the bay area. He has been "compose in residence" at Donald Mountain Colony ,and the Ragdale Foundation. He is also a poet and the author of 12 books. Hale now resides in Northern California. Pete Tomack Pete is a Seattle based song writer and musician who has graced the stages of many clubs and festivals in the Northwest and Montana for over thirty years. Tomack explores new creative territory and has crafted his own distinctive sound using guitar and mandolin with open tunings.