Dennis has been a veteran performer in the Truckee Meadows for many years. He plays mandolin and guitar, and occasionally sings when his band mates let him! Dennis has played in a number of bands in the area including the Gabardine Sisters for four years. He also enjoys hanging out with friends, playing a wide variety of music genres. Dennis manages the website, produces flyers and keeps track of the tens-of-dollars in the band's bank account.
Annie, a powerhouse vocalist and double bass player was a member of the Gabardine Sisters band for over four years. She has played in several other bands in the area as well. Annie is a former Northern Nevada Bluegrass Association board member. She is the band's vocal coach who helps fine-tune the excellent harmonized sounds that Sage Creek is known for.
Sharon Tetly, who has an angelic voice, plays guitar and Dobro with Sage Creek and also with The Little City String Band. Her professional performing experience includes working both as a single and with a band on the West Coast and in Nevada. She also performed during multiple tours with the USO Shows in Europe and Asia. Sharon offers excellent lead and vocal harmonies along with keeping our performance song lists. In addition she adds valuable input into song genre choices and song arrangements.
Phil is originally from Illinois but recently relocated to Reno. He played professional classic rock and country music for over 10 years in the Southwest. He brings guitar playing and a strong voice to Sage Creek. Phil is Sage Creek's practice leader. During band practices he keeps the members focused, best described as trying to keep puppies in a box. We works well with all of the members of the band perfecting the unique Sage Creek harmony sound.
Jim Davidson was born in St. Louis and began to play the guitar at age 14 and banjo at age 17. In 2016, Jim and his wife Donna moved to Reno from the Bay Area. Jim joined the Northern Nevada Bluegrass Association and through that association he began playing in several local bands. He also has a very popular weekly two hour radio show called "Roots Junction" on community station KWNK. Jim is the most recent musician to join Sage Creek. He has added a new dimension to the group through his crisp banjo skills and excellent guitar work. He plays a John Hartford model Deering Banjo in honor of his musical idol.