A Dulcimer Christmas with Ted Yoder
Ted Yoder has revolutionized the hammered dulcimer through his pop symphonic approach on the instrument as a solo performer. Hes the National Champion whose highly engaged fanbase has nicknamed his innovative approach to playing popular songs Yoderizing. Teds both a dazzling technician and soulful and lyrical visionary. And the story of his rise to prominence is as inspiring as his spiritually uplifting musicality.
Hes been profiled in the Kearney Hub, Huffington Post, and on NPRs esteemed All Things Considered show, among many other features, profiles, and reviews in regional and national tastemaking outlets. Ted is currently preparing his fifth album which will be the first to feature his breezy and emotive vocals, a popular staple of his live shows.
On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016, Ted became something of a household name when a Facebook Live video of him from his Live From The Orchard series playing Tears For Fears Everybody Wants To Rule The World went viral. In the performance, he brought forth the tunes majestic pop symphonic motifs and arrangement like a tone poet, sensitively navigating the 1980s classics lush emotionality and rich musicality. The homespun video, shot in his rural backyard, racked up 7 million views in 36 hours, rocketing up to 53 million views in four days. To provide some context for his accomplishment, a fan upload of the original from 5 years ago has garnered 40 million views to date.
Ted will play a mix of traditional and contemporary christmas music. A great way to start the holiday season!
Ten West Center for the Arts (View)
10 W. Church St.
Forville, IN 46040
|Minimum Age: 8|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
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