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Central Florida's premier Celtic-Folk-Renaissance-Medieval-Rock-Acoustic Band, BardicRose formed as a Recorder group over ten years ago. Since then, they have evolved into a multi-dimensional pool of talent, offering arrangements of intricate instrumentals and beautiful harmony vocals. Jennifer Weidley writes original lyrics and melodies for BardicRose, and is our lead vocalist. She plays guitar, and recorders, and also arranges some of our traditional tunes. She has performed around the state at many venues, including festivals, pubs, private functions and concerts. She formerly played with her late husband, Fiddlin' Rick Weidley in their band Jenric and is the owner/operator of Green Fiddle Studios. Michelle Fuller is the founder of BardicRose. She has a Bachelor's degree in Music Education and is a professional music educator who teaches piano, clarinet and recorder out of her home music studio. She has performed on numerous occasions for weddings, and private parties, and has arranged many of the BardicRose tunes we play. Kathleen Capkanis is one of the original members of BardicRose. She performs on recorders, vocals, and various percussion instruments. She is especially skillful on traditional Irish drum, also known as the Bodhran Ted Capkanis performs in BardicRose on bass guitar, vocals, and percussion. He also does some recording engineering, and leads our comic relief team. Dave Armstrong is our newest addition to BardicRose. He has played violin and fiddle since grade school, and brings a wealth of traditonal Irish and Scottish tunes to the group. Outside of the band, Dave dabbles with guitar, mandolin, and Old-Time Banjo. David Clipp is also one of the original members. He performs with BardicRose on multiple instruments, including guitar, mandoiln, recorders, banjo, and also provides backing vocals. Dave is also part of the comic relief team.