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Sunday, March 03, 2013

Fiddle Fundraising Campaign

Fiddle Fundraising Campaign - 2013

Echoes of Erin is embarking on another Fundraising Campaign with a Hand Carved Violin, made by Peter Shovlin, Sr., originally from Adara, County Donegal. Mr. Shovlin has been a carpenter by trade and a musician on the fiddle for many, many years. He has donated this fiddle to benefit Echoes of Erin.


This beautiful Violin is: Hand Carved Violin, Stradivarius Model, Flame back and sides with European Spruce Top, all tone woods, Trimmed with ebony peg and finger board, Tailpiece with four fine tuners Guarnerius boxwood chin rest, Hand Varnished and Polished, With Nice Clear Tones.

Value – $1,500

This hand carved violin is a treasure, it is a piece of art, and it is a well toned musical instrument. Whether you play a violin / fiddle or not, it will become a treasured piece of art, something you can play or display in your home.

Tickets are $10.00 each and the Drawing will take place at Samhain, October 2013, winner need not be present. Make your check payable to Echoes of Erin for the number of tickets you want, at $10 each, and mail to Echoes of Erin, Diane Byrnes, 78 Grant Ave., Pittsburgh PA 15223.

If you have any questions you are welcome to call, 412.781.6368.


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