The website of the Michigan / Great Lakes fiddler and storyteller.
"Trae McMaken astounded the audience . . . A terrific fiddler and singer he definitely is!" Beaver Island News on the 'Net.
Sheer brilliance of style, executed in the most authentic, creative and passionate way possible. . ." "Trae’s 'performance,' actually his story-telling art, transformed the ordinary into extraordinary!" Linda Schweihofer, China Township Supervisor.
Wonderful - Enlightening - Fun - Great Living History Lessons." "The combination of stories and music you present is a treasure." Joan Vinette, Michigan State University Extension Program, "Life of Lake Superior," Outdoor Education.
"We were lucky to get you and your music, Trae. Wonderfully intricate and historic music." "You added the touches of goodness of character and fine music that Munising Bay Arts Festival really appreciates." Ramble G. Nichols, Munising Bay Arts Association.
This is a photo I just stumbled on from when Church of the Resurrection of Glen Ellyn, Illinois brought me up to fiddle for their Easter Sunday Festival. People had a good time dancing to the fiddling. The photo was taken by Thomas Lebryk.