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Tom Kastle

Middleton, WI
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Tom Kastle
Tom Kastle is a singer, songwriter, sailor and teller of tales who has performed throughout the US, Canada, Europe, and New Zealand. He has one foot in the modern singer/songwriter world and the other planted in the traditional maritime realm where he is a shanty singer and tall ship captain. Tom has captained the tall ships Friends Good Will, Windy, Red Witch, and Inland Seas and is currently one of the captains of the schooner Denis Sullivan. He will host the Parade of Sail in Duluth this Summer and also serves as the Narrator (with occasional singing roles) for the Candid Concert Opera Company. When ashore, he lives in a 19th century log cottage in Madison.