Mike Compton, Director

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...
David Davis

David Davis

My dad’s older brother was Cleo Davis, bluegrass music’s original Blue Grass Boy. My dad, Leddell Davis, was a very good musician and singer. I grew up singing with my dad — mostly the songs of the Monroe Brothers, the Blue Sky Boys, Cowboy Copas, Ernest Tubb and Roy...
Alan Bibey

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,...
Lauren Price

Lauren Price

Music has long been present in the life of Lauren Price Napier. Growing up, she learned to sing duet-style harmony with her twin sister, Leanna, by listening to their parents sing together. Although Lauren and Leanna were gifted instruments as children, it wasn’t...
John Keith

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...