14-year-old Belvedere fiddle prodigy wins awards for artistry w...

Full story: Marin Independent Journal

Griffin Stoller of Belvedere has won numerous regional and national championships and recently won a Gershwin Scholarship Award and best male entertainer at the National Fiddle Championships.

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Fiddlestix

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Aug 28, 2009
 
Good for him. Good for that teacher for not pushing him into the classical if he didn't show interest. Good for his fine bright parents for taking his talent seriously and feeding and caring for it. From little seeds great trees grow.

Now, can he play BWV 1004 Part 5?
Tigerman

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Aug 28, 2009
 
Must be that Awesome Town School education!
WILBUR

Novato, CA

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Aug 28, 2009
 
He should move to Texas. Because if you're gonna play in Texas, you gotta have a fiddle in the band. That lead guitar is hot, but not for Louisiana man...
Pete

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Aug 28, 2009
 
Thanks printing such a positive story.
travis

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Aug 28, 2009
 
Great story. He sounds like the next Mark O'Conner.

Since: Jan 09

Mill Valley, CA

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Aug 28, 2009
 
I wonder if this kid knows that fiddle players are required to lose 3 teeth and move to West Virginia by the time they are 18?

Seriously - cool stuff/nice article!
LetTruthBeKnown

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Aug 28, 2009
 
Local boy makes good, lol, truly an enjoyable read. Griffin, you lucked out with wonderfully supportive parents, and they lucked out with you. Continued success and growth!!!
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Aug 28, 2009
 
dats my homeboy

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