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Artist Spotlight: Denton Violinist Petra Kelly

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Petra Kelly is not a singer-songwriter. She’s not a band leader, she’s not the vocalist out front. She’s the fiddle player off to the side. But she’s the epitome of a gigging musician. Kelly waits for the right moment to pitch in the tonal effects her violin can bring to a song — lift it with ethereal wails or gun it forward, backing up the bass guitar’s chopping rhythms.