Doug Van Gundy
Growing up in Elkins, West Virginia, Doug was exposed to a wide range of music through the Augusta Heritage Center at Davis and Elkins College. He abandoned playing rock and roll in 1993 to study fiddle with the late Mose Coffman of Greenbrier County, West Virginia through the National Endowment for the Humanities folk arts apprenticeship program of the Augusta Heritage Center. Since that time Doug has played throughout the northeast and upper Midwest with Dwight Diller, Melvin Wine, and in The Yahoes, with Paul Gartner and Pam Lund. Doug and Paul also perform as the duo Born Old.
Doug’s playing is influenced primarily by Mr.