Traditional music suffers loss with passing of fiddler maker

Posted on: 5:57 pm, August 26, 2013, by

Earlier this month, the world of traditional music suffered a great loss with the passing of fiddler maker Audrey Hash Ham.

She was the daughter of legendary musician Albert Hash and followed in his footsteps by building fiddles in his style.

Audrey Hash Ham and her father will be celebrated Saturday during the annual “Albert Hash Memorial Festival” at Grayson Highlands State Park in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia.

The festival is meant to keep traditional music, dance, crafts and culture of southwest Virgina and northwest North Carolina alive.