Bobby Kahler
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Member Since: September 14, 2008
Last Visit:October 10, 2014
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Bobby Kahler

String Repair/sales 2/2006-present : Lead string Tech for Music and Arts Centers, Arizona
Head of string repair Dept. Overseeing the maintenance and repair of thousands of rental Instruments, as well as maintaining and repairing string instruments for the Cities of Mesa, Tempe & Paradise Valley (Arizona) public school systems . This includes bow re-hairing


6/2002 - 2/2006 Allstar Music, Mesa, Arizona
Head of string repair Dept. Overseeing the maintenance and repair of approx. 2500 rental Instruments, as well as maintaining and repairing string instruments for the Cities of Mesa, Tempe & Paradise Valley (Arizona) public school systems . This includes bow re-hairing as well. Also Top string sales producer, with over $50,000.00 in sales of stringed instruments and accessories this Fiscal year.

Violinist/Fiddler
6/1971 - Present. Various Live performances/Recording sessions with a vast array of musical groups. Began Music Career in 1971 at the age of 13 with the Acoustic Power Trio The CORROSIVE BROTHERS, while attending and performing with Carson Jr. High and Westwood High School Symphony Orchestras, In Mesa, Az.In 1975-76 Bobby Kahler Joined with Prolific Songwriter Craig Summers. The Original Music Duo, Summers And Kahler- flourished from 1977 to 1987 Touring Various Concert Venues performing with national artists such As: Taj Mahal; Jerry Jeff Walker; Asleep at the Wheel; FireFall; The Righteous Brothers; Travis Tritt; Bighouse; Gibson/Miller Band; Firesign Theatre; The Tubes; The Amazing Kreskin; Mel Tillis; Jerry Riopelle; John Connelly; Eddy Raven; Chris Ledoux; Sweet Hearts of the Rodeo Paulette Carlson; Jerry Reed; T.G. Shepherd; Emmy Lou Harris; Earl Thomas Conley; Ronnie Milsap; Lacy J. Dalton, Tom Rush; Bobby also appeared regularly on PBS affiliates in the early eighties as part of the Music series SOUNDSTAGE directed by Dave "Sneak Previews” Erdman (later to Become Siskel & Ebert).In The late Seventies, Bobby Kahler toured the USA with The "Jay Boy Adams" band out of Lubbock Texas, Managed By Bill Hamm and Associates (ZZ Tops Management) during which He Performed Carnegie Hall, in NY City with Joe Cocker. Returning to Tucson, AZ., Bobby was Hired By Veronique Sanson (Former wife of Stephen Stills of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young) to record on her seventh album on the W.E.A. Label and Tour Europe in 1989. He returned to AZ to form several other projects all of which concentrated on Original material. Bobby is also a member of the Chandler Symphony Orchestra.

String tech/sales
8/1994 - 3/1997 Milano's Music store, Mesa, Az