The Tella-Fiddle – a Telecaster and electric violin hybrid – gets put to inspiring use by its creator in this Shipping Up To Boston cover

The Telecaster electric guitar/violin hybrid the Tella-Fiddle, created by Maxi Werker
(Image credit: Music Is Win / YouTube / Maxi Werker / Instagram)

Maxi Werker is a multi-talented musician and luthier based in Nashville who has spent the past few years working on a unique hybrid instrument combining a Telecaster and electric violin, dubbed the Tella-Fiddle. 

Recently, she shared her latest take on the concept on Instagram and it caught the attention of YouTuber Tyler Larson, who invited Werker for an interview on his channel Music Is Win

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Matt Parker
Features Editor,

Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.