Common Ground on the Hill Mandolin Silent Auction
By Mandolin Cafe
March 9, 2014 - 7:00 pm
Walt Kuhlman with Gypsy's Music Rosewood Octave Mandolin to be sold at silent auction.
Westminster, Md. — Common Ground on the Hill, hosts of some of the finest traditional music camps and workshops in the U.S. have announced a Mandolin Silent Auction to benefit their Veterans Initiative Scholarships.
In 2013 they brought 30 veterans to Common Ground on the Hill on full one-week scholarships. In 2014, they are committed to bringing 35 veterans on two-week full scholarships.
As part of their fund-raising efforts, Walt Kuhlman of Gypsy's Music has donated one of his handcrafted Rosewood Octave Mandolins to be sold at silent auction to benefit the program.
- Octave Gypsy Teardrop-style mandolin
- Indian Rosewood with a Sitka Spruce top, (AAA grade)
- Ebony fingerboard
- Ebony adjustable bridge
- Mahogany neck
- Grover roto-matic tuners
- Dual adjustable truss rod
- scale length 20"
- Heavy gig bag by Warwick included
- The total package valued at $1,800
Bidding is open now and concludes July 13, 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
The Common Ground on the Hill Veterans Initiative
- Placing a silent auction bid
- See additional pictures and information about the instrument being auctioned
- Common Ground on the Hill
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