Don Julin

Don Julin, author of the best selling "Mandolin For Dummies" (Wiley 2012) has developed a reputation for being one of the most eclectic mandolin players/teachers on the scene today.

His original compositions have been used on many network and cable television programs along on NPR's All things Considered. Recent clients include HBO, VH1, MTV, NBC, Showtime, Bravo, National Geographic Explorer, Fox Sports, Hermann Miller Corp. Barmensen Labs, Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations, and filmmaker Michael Moore.

Don has presented workshops and masterclasses at The Mandolin Symposium, Elderly Instruments, CMSA conventions, Weiser Fiddle Festival, Jim Richter's Mandolin Camp, Cesar Pollini Conservatory (Padova Italy), Midwest Mandolin Festival and others. He also maintains a steady schedule of private students via Skype.

In addition to all of this, Don maintains a busy gigging/touring schedule playing extreme bluegrass


My Northfield started out great, but now with 2 years of playing and plenty of battle scars, it has become a very fine mandolin. It sounds great on the gig, in the studio, or at a jam.
— Don Julin

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