Instructor

Adam Tanner

Old-Time Mandolin Track Adam Tanner grew up in northern California and was exposed to early country music by his older brother who was learning the guitar during the Bluegrass boom of the 1970’s By 13 Adam began his obsession with the mandolin, and specifically the Monroe style. Inspired by live performances of Monroe and The …

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Mark Royal

Hailing from Ohio County, Kentucky, birthplace of Bill Monroe, Mark stays true to his roots as an avid follower of the Bill Monroe mandolin performance style. A fixture on the western Kentucky regional bluegrass scene, he has attended mando camps in the past and has provided sought-after individual advice to mando pickers at these camps. …

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John Keith

John Keith was born in Parkersburg, WV and raised just up and across the Ohio River in Newport, OH. He and his wife, Tina, now live near Cambridge, OH. where John is a full-time minister for the Church of Christ. He began playing guitar when he was nine, and ached for an electric guitar so …

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Casey Campbell

Casey is a Nashville native bringing a fresh perspective to the traditional mandolin style. In his playing you will hear a mixture of tremolo, cross-picking and triple-stops that are sure to make you tap your toes and crack a smile. Recently graduated with a BBA in Music Business at Belmont University in Nashville, you can …

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Alan Bibey

Since first hitting the scene in the early 1980’s, Alan has made a name for himself as one of the most technically gifted mandolinist in bluegrass and acoustic music. He was an original member of such ground-breaking bands as The New Quicksilver, IIIrd Time Out, BlueRidge and, for the last 12 years, Alan Bibey & …

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Mike Compton, Director

Befriended and mentored by Bill Monroe, the acknowledged Father of Bluegrass Music, Mike Compton is one of today’s foremost interpreters of Monroe’s genre-creating mandolin style. Compton’s mastery of mandolin is at once effortless and exceptional. A compelling entertainer either alone or with a group, his skills as a singer, arranger, instrumentalist, composer and accompanist also …

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