Young Keizer fiddler storms annual contest

Ai Nguyen (left) practices with a guitarist before performing at the Willamette Valley Fiddling Contest on Friday, Aug. 2 (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings).

Eight-year-old Ai Nguyen hasn’t been playing the fiddle for very long.

She only picked up the instrument six months ago when her violin instructor, Martha Hughes, encouraged her to try it out. 

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