The Fiddlers ReStrung completed their “Hats ‘N’ Horses Tour,” which took the group throughout the upper Midwest states and included a performance at Mount Rushmore.
Other performances included highlighting the Fourth of July Parade and Rodeo in Mandan, ND, jam sessions in Minneapolis, providing a workshop to Rapid City string students, and other performances at venues including town squares, theatres, and band shells.
The trip also provided educational activities such as tours of Fort Abraham Lincoln, Black Hills Caverns, the Crazy Horse Memorial, the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center along with the Badlands. The “downtime” breaks include excursions such as The Mall of America, a riverboat cruise, Wall Drug and the Corn Palace.
Fiddlers ReStrung is a 17-piece string ensemble featured at about 80 performances annually consisting of students at , all of whom share in producing a unique ensemble truly their own. The organization is officially sponsored and supported by Saline Area Schools and . Students are chosen based not only on musical talent, but personal maturity as well as balancing a demanding performance schedule while maintaining high standards in other school activities, sports, and academics.
For more information, visit www.fiddlersrestrung.com.