Daniel Rouslin and the Mystery of the Hidden Violin
Daniel Rouslin taught violin and music theater at Willamette University for many years. He was teaching there in 1988 when an early 18th century Italian violin was discovered hidden under the floor boards of Waller Hall, the oldest building on the campus of the oldest institution of higher learning west of the Mississippi River. How did violin get there? Who made the violin? What should the school do with such a unique and valuable violin?
Dan tells the story of the remarkable discovery and also shares his own story as a musician and music educator.
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