Eric SchedlerEric Schedler plays accordion and piano with the Cosmic Otters and with dance legends Sam Bartlett and Claudio Buchwald in Cocks o’ the North. Eric grew up playing classical piano, studied harpsichord at Oberlin College and, since moving to Bloomington, Indiana, has been immersed in the Irish tradition with musicians Grey Larsen and Jamie Gans. He has played and taught piano, accordion, and led student dance band at camps and festivals including Wheatland (Michigan), Pickin’ in the Pines (Arizona), Cumberland Dance Week (Kentucky) and Terpsichore’s Holiday (West Virginia). While not touring, Eric raises his daughters, Leda and Ruth, and runs a brick­oven bakery with his wife, Katie.

Eric Schedler