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WHO'S PLAYING
...the Dahlia 5-String Violin

  Robert Anderson Artistic director of String Project Los Angeles.
  Darol Anger
Violinist, fiddler, composer, producer and educator.

Read Darol Anger's comments on the Dahlia 5: "Incredibly easy to pick up and play..."
  Raphael Armin Jazz / electronica / breakbeat artist of the Netherlands.
  Sam Bush Sam Bush Band
  Eva Cottin Netherlands violinist and composer.

Eva Cottin on her amplified Dahlia 5-string (YouTube) Watch Eva Cottin on her amplified Dahlia 5-string with Lady Lakritz (her playing is featured about halfway through).
  Lisa Fuglie Musician, vocalist, songwriter and educator; plays fiddle and mandolin with Monroe Crossing.

Lisa Fuglie with Monroe Crossing (YouTube) See Lisa play her Dahlia5 with Monroe Crossing.
  Matt Glaser 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."
  Jessy Greene 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!!!
  Mark Kreitzer 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."
  Bruce Molsky Guitar, fiddle, and banjo musician and educator.
  James Plattes Violinist, instructor and creator of the Violin-A-Gram.
  Mary Seim Hardanger fiddler, Oslo, Norway.
  John Wallace Old-time fiddle and banjo performer and instructor.
  Christine Whyatt Educator; director of the Young Fiddlers Association.

"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."

Read Why 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 Association (MNSOTA).
 
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