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Going
for
baroque
Ojai man teaches others to make their own violins using old-school methods
Story by Tim Dewar
With a few distinctions, Ojai’s Brian Lisus could be considered a modern-day pied piper. He isn’t from Hamelin, he was born and raised in South Africa and instead of a flute, Lisus’ followers respond to the sound of stringed instruments — violins, violas and cellos.
He does, however, possess an almost magical ability to get people to follow him.
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