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   meet...Jonathan Hively

Highland and Lowland bagpiper, hammered dulcimer, actor and Thomas Edison-Living History Interpreter

as well as a Computer Networking Specialist with his own business, "The Computer Man."

Click here to see and hear Jon's "Amazing Grace" on bagpipes

 

Jonathan was born in Columbus, Ohio. 

He studied at Capital University in Bexley, Ohio in applied music

and graduated at Thomas Edison College, Trenton, NJ with a Bachelor of Arts.

He has bagpiped with the Capital City Pipes and Drums in Columbus, OH,

worked for Scottish Products in NYC and has been certified in musical instrument repair in NJ.

He has studied Irish-Gaelic Language at University College Galway, Ireland

and Scots-Gaelic Language at the Celtic College of Traditional Arts in Nova Scotia, Canada.

      In 1970, Jon moved to New Hampshire and became an engineer on the famous, steam-powered,

Mt. Washington Cog Railway for 15 years and the Conway Scenic Railroad.

 Jon lectures on life at the Cog Railway and has an extensive collection

of antiques and paraphenalia. 

He is excited to announce the publishing of his first book called

"FIRST OUT, My Life on the Cog Railway"

which is now available to purchase on this web site, click "What's Happening"

         

  Jon is also a highly certified computer networking specialist, busy maintaining many computer systems

throughout the Mt. Washington Valley and New England with his own company,   The Computer Man.

Jon performs with Jane in the duo called, "Mountain Streams Music"

and they have performed on harp and bagpipes for countless venues world wide.

 

Discography 

(Please visit CD Store & Free Demo Request for complete list of tune titles for each CD)

A PIPER FOR ALL SEASONS:  rec. 1998  Highland & Lowland bagpipes, traditional tunes of Scotland & America

THE PIPER TRAIL:   rec. 2004 Highland & Lowland bagpipes on traditional tunes of Scotland, Ireland and America

ROYAL BEAUTY BRIGHT:  rec. 1997 Christmas tunes, Highland bagpipes, hammered dulcimer, Northumbrian bagpipes

CHRISTMAS IN THE CASTLE:  rec. 1999  Christmas and traditional tunes, bagpipes

HOLIDAY SPICE:  rec. 2011 penny whistle

SILVER APPLES:   rec.2005 hammered dulcimer

HEARTS & ROSES:   rec. 1985-88  penny whistle

CELTIC FLAIR:  rec.  2010 hammered dulcimer, penny whistle, bagpipes

HIGHLAND WEDDING:  rec.2002 bagpipes, penny whistle, hammered dulcimer

SONG OF THE MOUNTAIN HARP rec. 1999 penny whistles