Chris and Jamie Burns

Many Strings

Musical collaboration of Chris and Jamie Burns

Many-Strings is the musical collaboration of Jamie Burns on her hammered dulcimer and Chris Burns on guitar. Their instrumental music is a delightful mix of Renaissance, Celtic, American and classical melodies. The rich interaction between their instruments creates a sound that is simultaneously upbeat and melodic. Jamie is inspired by the traditions of folk and Irish music, including Turlough O’Carolan. Chris’ contributions reflect the diversity of the classical world along with his love for instrumental music.Many-Strings has performed throughout California, from Big Sur to San Diego. These venues have included the San Diego International Airport, OASIS concerts and special events, ArtWalk, San Diego’s libraries, Balboa Park’s artist colony, the Star of India, Scripps Health, and similar settings and locations.Listeners have praised their sound as “magical” (Spanish Village) with “perfectly blended notes that float through the air” (Grants Grove.) Their music has been enjoyed for “fantastic, joyous sound” (Dan McGeorge Gallery) that is “timeless and delightful” (Big Sur Coast Gallery), and “unique and beautiful”(Coronado Eagle and Journal.)