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

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. Full Story
Fiddlestix

Palo Alto, CA

#1 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

Pleasanton, CA

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

Novato, CA

#3 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

United States

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

Lehigh Acres, FL

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

Since: Jan 09

Mill Valley, CA

#6 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

Danville, CA

#7 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!!!
godumb

United States

#8 Aug 28, 2009
dats my homeboy

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