August Watters - mandolinist


Welcome to August Watters dot net. Please follow the links above to learn about my activities as performer and teacher.

From above left: performing with cellist Arnold Friedman at Berklee College; Boston Mandolins; recording with New England Mandolin Ensemble; performing solo in Padua, Italy.


updated December 8, 2013

  1. It’s official: Berklee Press will publish my upcoming book: Exploring Classical Mandolin. Look for it late in 2014.

  2. 2014 European Tour dates: Germany (May 23-June 1), Netherlands (June 2-8), Italy (June 9 and into July).

  3. I’ve been invited to perform as soloist at EuroFest (May-June 2014) - Europe’s biggest mandolin-guitar ensemble festival. Also will be performing there with New American Mandolin Ensemble, directed by Mark Davis.

  4. Recorded with Boston Modern Orchestra Project: Lukas Foss Symphony No. 2 - available soon!

  5. The Festival of Mandolin Chamber Music will return twice in 2014 to Vermont: January 17-19, and August 8-9-10. Take the train from New York !

  6. My lecture “Bluegrass: Celebrating an American Musical Art” - with a HOT performance by Audie Blaylock and Redline - can now be heard here.