Jerald Archer
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Jerald Archer

Jerald Franklin Archer (1964- )
Violinist, Composer and Music Teacher

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Videos on YouTube:
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Free Original Compositions:

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ARCHER FIDDLE SCHOOL-Live Online Webcam Lessons
http://archerfiddleschool.yolasite.com/
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Jerald Franklin Archer (1964- )
Violin/Fiddle Player, Vocalist, Composer


1975-
Began playing violin in elementary school.

1983
Graduated Warren Central High School, Indianapolis, Indiana. Performed with Orchestra and Chamber Ensemble. Performed in various church and social functions. Studied with Private Teacher. Participated in America’s Youth in Concert European Tour, July 1983. Began studying rudiments of Musical Composition.

1983-1986
Attended Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.
Majored in Music Education with a minor in Violin Performance. Associates Degree, Liberal Arts, 1986.
Member of the Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Ensemble, Opera/Theatre Orchestra and the Colligium Musicum. Takes lessons in classical guitar, piano and vocals.
Performed with Bluegrass and Classic Country groups.

1986-1987
Performs professionally in Classic Country band. Composes “The Country Fiddle-Player” a collection of original tunes for fiddle players. Writes country/gospel songs.
Begins to teach.

1988
Moves to Las Vegas to promote musical career. Performs in numerous casinos and clubs as guest artist.

1989-2001
Returns to Indianapolis and performs regularly with various band of all styles. Teaches occasionally. Participates in band/talent contests, weddings, fairs and private functions. Composes “The Garden of Harmony, Op. 1”and 12 Preludes for Organ, Op. 2.

2006-2008
Performing and teaching.

2010-
Published Op.3 "15 Sonatinas Espania" and has launched a live webcam lesson website "Archer Fiddle School" at
http://archerfiddleschool.yolasite.com/

Blog Posts

2010: Jan.

2009: Jan. Mar. Dec.

2008: Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov.