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Ted Yoder

Ted, who has been married for 25 years and is the father of 7, attributes his success in music to the unwavering support & encouragement of his family. He is a renowned musician widely recognized as the "Bela Fleck of the hammered dulcimer" and gained global acclaim for his 2016 instrumental rendition of "Everybody Wants to Rule the World," which garnered over 1000 million views. Ted's perspective on life was transformed when his family survived a car accident in 2007 which prompted him to question whether he had taught his children how to pursue their dreams and live without regret, At age 35, he took a leap of faith into a music career which has been marked by numerous accolades, such as winning the title of 2010 National Hammered Dulcimer Champion, opening for Jake Shimabukuro, and gaining recognition on prominent media outlets like NPR radio and drive time Chicago WGN. His unwavering dedication to his craft has also led him to release10 albums, perform at Busch Gardens, travel to A Brazilian island, and stage concerts in 40 of the 50 states.

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