Dave Rietz Music
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Dave is teaching those students who have an interest in learning how to play violin and/or mandolin. He also works with students who have learned the basics of violin or mandolin and wish to learn about performing and more intermediate to advanced techniques. He will explain in more details under teaching topics.
Dave is still a busy musician performing in and around the Sacramento area. He has been performing since the mid 1960's.
He has been a member of the Riverbend Folk Band since 2009 performing on fiddle/mandolin as well as a vocalist. The band has produced 2 recording albums. The first album "Still Hangin' Around" produced in 2010 was awarded Folk Album of the Year by the National Traditional Country Music Association and Rural Roots Music Association in LeMars, Iowa in 2012.
He was honored in 2014 by being inducted into the Western Swing Society Hall of Fame in Sacramento, CA and in 2016 he was inducted into the Northwest Western Swing Society Hall of Fame in Washington.