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“… fiddler Ellen Carlson, whose sweet-toned instrument soars throughout this recording.”
Ellen Carlson has been performing on fiddle for over thirty years and is dedicated to bringing the many forms of fiddle music to as many people as she can. Her program on Fiddle Styles is a perfect educational program for libraries, historical societies and schools. She currently performs with the well reviewed acoustic roots band High Range, and can also be seen playing with Jim Prendergast in a folk/country/swing duo, plus playing Canadian tunes with Joe Deleault & Jim Prendergast, 40’s swing reunions with Sweet, Hot & Sassy, Irish/Old-time with the Grumbling Rustics, country & blues with Lonesome Train and with her brothers Darrell & Bruce, plus at numerous weddings, square dances and musicals.
She runs a music camp (in it’s 15th year), the Fiddleheads Acoustic Music Camp and coaches the NH Fiddle Ensemble (www.fiddleheadscamp.com/Ensemble.html). A highly sought-after teacher, Ellen teaches at the Grey Fox festival, Joe Val festival, Pemi Valley Festival, Fiddle Hell and is a certified Wernick Method Jam teacher. Ellen is a member of the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, Artist in Education Program. She would like to inspire people of all ages to play and to learn to enjoy the many facets of fiddling as well as making music together.
Email Ellen Carlson
PO Box 62
Lochmere, NH 03252