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99 year old fiddler blows everyone away with Opry performance

Join the forum discussion on this postFrom CountryRebel.com Violet Brumley Hensley, also known as the “Whittling Fiddler,” has been a musician for most her life, a fact made apparent every single occasion she takes stage.  At 99 years of age, … Continue reading

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Portland ‘Master’ violin maker to be honored with tribute album

Join the forum discussion on this postFrom MPBN News / Maine Public Broadcasting: Local Jonathan Cooper is one of only about a hundred violin makers in the U.S. who are considered “masters.” He’s known not only for the sound of … Continue reading

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Woman quits career in NY to make violins in Mass.

Join the forum discussion on this postFrom the Washington Times: CHATHAM, Mass. (AP) – Lots of people harbor dreams but never follow through on them. Rosemary Clancy’s was to craft violins by hand. She was 42 years old when she … Continue reading

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