Dave Kassel — Fiddle and Violin Music

Violin and fiddle in styles ranging from bluegrass to Bach, to rock, with a little Celtic mixed in. Available for gigs, recording sessions, and weddings.

Dave plays in or sits in with several country, roots, and bluegrass bands in Central Massachusetts, including the Stomp ‘n Holler Band, The Hip Swayers, Nat’s Cats, and the Carter Sreet Band. 

Dave has also played in the Concord Orchestra in Concord, MA. 

He has been a multi-time winner of the bluegrass fiddle division at the Lowell National Park fiddle and banjo contest. He has also contributed fiddle tracks on several CDs, including “When Will I Begin,” by David Gilfix, and “Breathing Room,” by The Rafters.

Recent videos:

Cover of Jean Luc Ponty’s “New Country”

“In My Mother’s Eyes,” with the Hip Swayers

Saint Saens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso

Old-time fiddling in cross-tuning:

“Reuben’s Train”

“Black Mountain Rag”

Classical Music:

Romance in F for violin and piano, Beethoven

 

 

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