Symphony musician a hit with baseball-bat violin


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Glenn Donnellen plays his baseball bat violin.

Don’t expect a Stradivarius when violinist Glenn Donnellan steps onto the stage at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall this weekend.

Donnellan’s violin is made out of ash, not willow or maple. It was built in modern-day Louisville, not 17th Century Italy.

And in a pinch, Donnellan could use it to knock a home run all the way up to the cheap seats.

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I'm a novice fiddler and mandolinist. I've played the guitar for many years and also play the recorder, fife, flute, and, more recently, tin whistle. I work in the communications field and, in addition to music, I enjoy photography, writing, gardening, golf and travel.
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