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About HeadCheese

Keith was born very young and as soon as he could hold a crayon was off on a career in graphic design with a focus on low-wall embellishment. After several years of time-outs and lessons in interior home repainting, he struck out on his own to find his way as an artist: graphic, martial and performing, with brief careers as a professional juggler, vocal talent for broadcast, and eventually as the Art Director for Priority One Publishing and Melton Printing before joining The Master's Press. Keith is well-versed in just about all of the good graphics and layout applications for both PC and Macintosh, as well as a few of the really awful ones that all-too-often cross his desk. Keith holds a 3rd degree black-belt in Iwama-style Aikido, and is currently developing a martial art to counter Publisher and Word documents.

“The Artist” – A New Shoulder Rest for Viola from the Makers of “The Slipper.”

Fred Telerico, friend of Violaman.com and co-founder (along with his son) of “The Slipper,” has introduced a new model in his line of excellent, hand-made wooden shoulder rests for the viola. To celebrate, he and his son are having a … Continue reading

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The 2012 International Christmas Project is COMPLETE!

Twenty-five fiddlerman.com and Violaman.com members sent their videos in for a total  of 52 tracks. Here is the result of the 2012 Fiddlerman Christmas Project. Stay posted on Fiddlerman.com’s first page and especially on the forum for information on future … Continue reading

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Alaska inmates find identity in orchestra

EAGLE RIVER, Alaska (AP) — After serving a 14-year sentence for murder, no one would have expected Sarah Jane Coffman to go anywhere near the Hiland Mountain Correctional Center once she was released. But every Saturday she makes the 10-mile … Continue reading

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The International Halloween Video Project is Finished!

Twenty one members of Fiddlerman.com / Violaman.com particapated in the Halloween project 2012. A few members recorded all five parts. Eight members sent in videos. This is the result. Special thanks to all the participants: Violin 1: Adverse, Esse, Fiddlerdude, … Continue reading

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Be a part of Fiddlerman’s International Halloween “Ghostbusters” Video Project

All interested violists and violinists are welcome to learn the parts arranged and available here on Violaman.com for the “Ghostbusters” International Youtube Project for Halloween 2012. At the beginning of October members will record themselves individually using a click track … Continue reading

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Fiddlerman/Violaman’s Bile Em Cabbage Down International Youtube Project

Join Fiddlerman/Violaman’s Bile Em Cabbage Down International Youtube Project All interested violinists and violists are welcome to learn the parts arranged and available here on Fiddlerman.com. for the Bile Em Cabbage Down International Youtube Project. At the end of July … Continue reading

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A Violists Testament – by Pamela Goldsmith

USC Faculty Member and Emeritus winner of the “Most Valuable Player” award by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Pamela Goldsmith considers what it means to be a violist. I have a student named Robert who asks questions, … Continue reading

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University of Tennessee Viola Celebration to be held This Weekend, Oct. 22-23

UT Viola Celebration  5th Anniversary Extravaganza October 22-23, 2011 The University of Tennessee is proud to announce the Fifth Anniversary Viola Celebration is scheduled for October 22-23, 2011.  Violists of all ages and abilities are encouraged to join the festivities … Continue reading

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