Darol Anger


Artist info

Fiddler, composer, producer and educator, Darol Anger is at home in a number of musical genres, some of which he helped to invent. Exceptional among modern fiddlers for his versatility and depth, Anger has helped drive the evolution of the contemporary string band through his involvement with numerous pathbreaking ensembles such as his Republic Of Strings, the Turtle Island String Quartet, the David Grisman Quintet, Montreux, his Duo with Mike Marshall, and others. He has performed and taught all over the world with musicians such as Dr. Billy Taylor, Bela Fleck, Bill Evans, Edgar Meyer, Bill Frisell, Marin Alsop and the Cabrillo Orchestra, Tony Rice, Tim O'Brien, the Detroit Symphony, Aoife O'Donovan, Mark O’Connor, and Stephane Grappelli. Today Darol can be heard on NPR's "Car Talk" theme every week, along with Earl Scruggs, David Grisman and Tony Rice. He has recorded and produced scores of important recordings since 1977, is a MacDowell and UCross Fellow, and has received numerous composers’ residencies and grants. He has been a featured soloist on dozens of recordings and motion picture soundtracks. He is an Associate Professor at the prestigious Berklee School of music.

Year taught2016
DepartmentAmerican Roots

Teaching schedule
Blues on the Fiddle: North America's Musical LanguageTWThF (week 1) 10:30–11:50amUCPC High School Room2016
Songwriting Forum with Emy Phelps & Darol AngerTWThF (week 1) 1:00–2:20pmUCPC Student Lounge2016
Grooves and Arranging For String Band (The Rockin’ Furies)TWThF (week 1) 2:30–3:50pmUCPC Student Lounge2016

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