Hometown: Longmeadow, Ma
Web site: http://mikebarnettfiddle.com
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An 18 year old senior in high school born in Nashville, Tn where he started fiddle training under the mentorship of Crystal Plohman, Mike has become a versatile fiddler whose talents range from bluegrass to funk to jazz. He was recognized by the American String Teachers Association with the 2006 Alternative Styles Musicinaship Award and is one on the 2007 recipients of The Daniel Pearl Memorial Violin Awards. Mike has toured with bluegrass legend and mandolin player, Jesse McReynolds including numerous appearances on the Grand ole Opry, as well as banjo greatbTony Trischka. He performs throughout the Northeast and nationally.