Jennie Avila performs 3 original True CIVIL WAR Story Songs with the MSO 


Here is Jennie Avila performing a few of her original True Civil War Story Songs accompanied by the Maryland Symphony Orchestra along with Jay Ansill on violin and Stephen Wright on his handmade ceramic drum called an "Ubang." Jennie's son, Nawi Avila, and her great friend Jay Ansill made the orchestral arrangements for this special 2013 "Salute to Independence" Concert held at the famed Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg, Maryland. More about Jennie, her performances and her many recordings…

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Christina Muir on Northern Spirit Radio 


December 16, 2012, SOUPer, Christina Muir, interviewed with Mark Helpsmeet for a WI based Radio Show called "Song of the Soul." It can be heard online at Northern Spirit Radio, where there is a great archive of inspiring interviews. Make their day, have a listen and and leave a comment!

Jennie Avila's Kickstarter CD Project! 

Jennie Avila has launched her fantastic Kickstarter CD Project to finish her new CD of little known but true CIVIL WAR Stories in Song. She's offering all sorts of cool REWARDS, autographed copies of the CDhandmade clay instruments (made by Hagerstown's Stephen Wright) like the ones used in the recording, original artworkprivate museum tours with Jennie, and more! You'll even have the opportunity to help her choose the image and title for the Cover of the new CD. ...It's only running for 34 days so…

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New photos! 

Here we are just before doing Ingrid's House Concert on May 22, 2010. Thanks Joy for capturing it!


Jennie Avila in The Herald-Mail News 

Jennie Avila in The Harold-Mail Newspaper

Click on photo/link to go to full article and see short video of the concert!

Local musician creates CD of local Civil War history

MARCH 18, 2010

HAGERSTOWN — Local tourism officials could have produced another brochure about Washington County’s Civil War history.

But Tom Riford wanted to do it in song.

When Riford, president and CEO of the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau, started talking with…

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3 NEW CDs!!! 

Mind boggling as it may seem, Sue, Christina and Jennie all have brand new CDs just about to be RELEASED. We all took 2009 (and more) to venture forth into independent recording projects that grabbed us - like the dish that ran away with the spoon!

Christina dreamed up a collaboration involving her talented Mama, Ann Mayo Muir, and her Grammy Nominated pals, Ensemble Galilei - - to create a gorgeous instrumental CD, "Notes From Across The Sea." Celtic harp, fiddle, recorder, whistle,…

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