Peter Lauterbach – Mandolin, Guitar, Fiddle, Vocals, Bass
Born in Claremont California in 1954. Got his first guitar at 13, started playing Mandolin at age 18 and took up the fiddle at 52. Since then he has enjoyed playing various stringed instruments such as the Autoharp, Dulcimer, Hammered Dulcimer, Banjo and more.
When asked what instrument he preferred stated “ Singing is my true love, It is such an emotional release. “
Musical influences are, Flatt and Scruggs, Jessie McReynolds, David Grisman, and Peter, Paul and Mary. Musical favorites are Guitar – Tony Rice. Mandolin – Jethro Burns. Fiddle – Byron Berline. Banjo – Al Munde. Group – the Country Gazette.