with

Joe McHugh


Rosin the Bow

An audio journey through the world

of the violin family



Joe McHugh is a storyteller, writer, historian, and traditional Appalachian and Celtic fiddler. He is the producer and host of the radio series The Telling Takes Us Home, a Celebration of American Family Stories and has produced a number of radio documentaries and oral history projects looking at the foster care system, educational leadership, juvenile judges, and the allure and danger and whitewater rafting among others. Working with his daughter Anna McHugh he received the 2000 Golden Reel Award from the National Federation of Community Broadcasters for best local public affairs documentary. He is the author of a number of books including The Phantom Fiddler and Other Notable Tales, a collection of original short stories inspired by the rich folklore of the violin.


Paula McHugh is an artist whose paintings are inspired by the titles of American and Celtic Fiddle Tunes and Folksongs. www.paulamchugh.com


For more about Infomation:

Keynotes and Audio Documentaries - www.joemchugh.info

Books and CDs - www.callingcrane.com

The Telling Takes Us Home - www.americanfamilystories.org

Art - www.paulamchugh.com


Joe McHugh - Producer, host

Paula McHugh - Co-producer, webmaster

Books written by Joe McHugh available at www.callingcrane.com

Bruce Harvie - Orcas Island Tonewoods

Yael Rosenblum, Cremona, Italy

Frederic Chaudiere Montpelier, France