||Artistic director of String Project Los Angeles.
Violinist, fiddler, composer, producer
on the Dahlia 5: "Incredibly
easy to pick up and play..."
||Jazz / electronica / breakbeat artist of the Netherlands.
||Netherlands violinist and composer.
Watch Eva Cottin on her amplified Dahlia 5-string with Lady Lakritz (her playing is featured about halfway through).
vocalist, songwriter and educator; plays fiddle and
mandolin with Monroe
See Lisa play her Dahlia5 with Monroe Crossing.
||Founder and chairman of the String Department at Berklee College of Music, Matt has played with a wide range of musicians, from Yo-Yo Ma to Bob Dylan to Ralph Stanley.
From Matt: "I just wanted to say how much I've been enjoying playing the wonderful 5-string violin you make – it has such a great sound – warm, dark, alive – great for jazz and fiddle music. I hope many violin players get a chance to check out your fabulous work."
|| Electronica / rock / trip hop. Toured with the Foo Fighters in 2007 and 2008, and with Pink's world tour in 2009.
Congrats to Jessy on her performance and award appearance with the Foo Fighters at the 2008 Grammy Awards!!!
||The Mark Kreitzer Band and Clearwater Hot Club.
"My Dahlia has a full, rich tone and plenty
of volume. The fifth string had always intrigued me, and now that I have
one, I can't imagine going back."
fiddle, and banjo musician and educator.
instructor and creator of the Violin-A-Gram.
fiddler, Oslo, Norway.
fiddle and banjo performer and instructor.
director of the Young
"The Dahlia is
a wonderful tool for improvising and for
teaching. Purchasing a five-string instrument
has renewed my interest in playing
and has motivated me to explore new ideas
and create new sounds."
Not Five? (PDF), Christine Whyatt's article on 5-string
fiddles in the Winter 06/07 issue of String Notes,
the journal of the Minnesota String & Orchestra Teachers
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