Captain Plays Violin With Charlie Daniels: "Captain Plays Violin With Charlie Daniels
Blackanthem Military News, MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan., April 19, 2006 13:11
To some, it is just a different style of play. To others, it is a separate musical instrument. But when Capt. Ruth Vetter, legal advisor, plans and policies, Multi-National Corps-Iraq, and classical violinist, had the opportunity to play the fiddle with the Charlie Daniel’s Band Tuesday, the two styles became one.
With the crowd waiting for the Daniel’s Band to play, Vetter took to the stage and performed a fiddle solo.
It must have taken a lot of guts to play the fiddle in front of one of the best fiddle players in the world, said Staff Sgt. Justin Seimet, platoon sergeant, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division.
'She did a good job,' he continued. 'I know I couldn’t have done it.'"