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

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Private lessons are available both in person and online - contact me at:

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Saturday, April 9 at 7:30 pm
Seattle House Concert with WB Reid, Bonnie Zahnow & Ruthie Dornfeld

Live for a small audience at Bruce & Bonnie's house near Columbia City, and live-streamed. We're all musical grazers and this concert will be eclectic with French, Danish, Cajun, Mexican, and Appalachian music along with rags, blues, and who knows what else.

FOR THE IN-PERSON HOUSE CONCERT: $20 Suggested Donation (kids half). Seating is limited to about 1/2 capacity, reservations and proof of full Covid vaccination required. Masks may be required depending on current local Covid conditions at the time. For reservations, directions, and more information, email To save time, include a photo of your vax card and we'll check you off.

FOR LIVE STREAMING: Go to this page at show time and look for the "Live" video:
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Admission: Sliding scale, $10 to $20