Musical Instruments – Finale

Fuller Lodge was filled with fiddles on Saturday, February 18th, for the Fancy Fiddles Auction fundraiser. Forty-two artists donated their time and materials, resulting in fantastic makeovers of worn-out instruments. The auction included 25 violins, 9 violas, 7 cellos, 2 basses, 4 miniature violins, a whimsical “Fiddler Crab” made from …

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Musical Instruments Auction: How to Bid

Silent Auction Bidding at Village Arts: In Person Enter your name and contact information on the Bidder Sign-up sheet in the front of the auction binder. Note and remember the Bidder ID number to the left of your name. Locate the page for the item you wish to bid on. …

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Musical Instruments – Part 4

25. Mountain Stream Cello by Jeannie Gibson Jeannie says, “In 2016 I spent many months living with excruciating pain in my neck, resulting in nerve damage and loss of feeling in both hands. A month or so before my neurosurgery, I began the cello, unsure if it would ever be …

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Musical Instruments – Part 3

13. Violin Concerto Opus 1.0 by Gordon McDonough Gordon says, “I received my BFA many years ago at the University of Miami. In the time since I have explored many fields in art: painting, filmmaking, sculpture, electronics, toys, and mechanical automata (‘cranky things’). During the 1980’s I even built a …

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Musical Instruments – Part 2

1. Violaphone Viola by Shelly Riebe 2. Ivory Floral Violin by Winnie Lamartine Winnie Lamartine has been a member of The Los Alamos Concert Association Board for 7 years. Her inspiration for this violin is what she calls Grandma’s house art. She loves vintage pieces and colors eclectically mixed. 3. …

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Musical Instruments – Part 1

Many talented artists have donated their time and efforts to create some truly amazing and unique instruments for the upcoming Fancy Fiddles Auction to benefit the Los Alamos Public Schools Orchestra Programs. We currently have them displayed in the store, and we would love to have visitors come in and …

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