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Performer and teacher of traditional American & European fiddle music on violin and vielle

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May 2018 News

I'll be performing twice this month with fabulous guitarist John Miller, also with fine vintage country duet singers Margo Murphy and John Roberts, and last but not least, I'll be accompanying (on piano) my brilliant students in the group SixTeen Strings on the first day of the Northwest Folklife Festival.

  • Saturday 5/12 - John Miller & Ruthie Dornfeld
    7:30 PM
    Review Room at Tipper Restaurant, 2066 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC
  • Friday 5/18 - Margo Murphy & John Roberts w/ Ruthie Dornfeld
    7:00 to 8:30 PM
    Egan's Ballard Jam House, 1707 NW Market St, Seattle
    Reservations: or call 206-789-1621
  • Tuesday 5/22 - John Miller & Ruthie Dornfeld
    7:00 PM
    North City Bistro, 1520 NE 177th St, Shoreline
    The bistro has a full bar and serves delicious food, so you can come for dinner, snacks, or drinks as you like. Cover charge $10. Reservations recommended through their website:

  • Friday 5/25 - SixTeen Strings
    4:50 to 5:25 PM
    Trad Stage in Theatre 4 (4th Floor of Armory), Seattle Center, Seattle