Ted Yoder


Dogwood Center - Black Box Fri, Aug 2 7:30 PM


Ted Yoder is a renowned musician widely recognized as the "Bela Fleck of the hammered dulcimer," and gained global acclaim in 2016 for his instrumental rendition of "Everybody Wants to Rule the World," which garnered over 100 million views.

At the age of 35, he took a leap of faith into a music career, which has since been marked by numerous accolades, such as winning the title of 2010 National Hammered Dulcimer Champion, opening for Jake Shimabukuro, and gaining recognition on prominent media outlets like NPR radio and drive time Chicago WGN.

Ted's unwavering dedication to his craft has also led him to release 10 albums, perform at Busch Gardens, travel to a Brazilian island, and stage concerts in 40 of the 50 states. When asked about his journey, Ted proudly proclaims that he has no regrets.