Betse Ellis at the Duluth Folk School

Betse Ellis

From Fayetteville, Arkansas

B.A. in Music – University of Missouri-Kansas City
B.A. in English – University of Missouri-Kansas City

44 years on violin so far; 25+ years on fiddle

received Old time fiddle instruction from Violet Hensley, Suzy Thompson, Brad Leftwich, Art Stamper


Betse teaches fiddle workshops, camps, and private lessons – including previous instruction at Targhee Music Camp, Fiddle Tunes at Centrum, Folk Alliance International Winter Music Camp, Musique Acoustique (Belgium), Augusta Heritage Center, Montana Fiddle Camp, Earful of Fiddle, Old Town School of Folk Music, Dusty Strings, St. Louis Folk and Roots Festival, Ozark Folk Center, Walnut Valley Music Festival, Wintergrass, Kansas Bluegrass Association’s Winterfest, Fiddle Club of the World (Chicago Chapter), Kluane Mountain Music Camp, and more

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Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 481-7888


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