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Chris is an award-winning traditional bluegrass, gospel, and old time musician. Her passion and calling is teaching. She owns her own music store in New Athens, IL called The Bluegrass Shack, where she gives private and group lessons. She also teaches workshops and camps across the United States.

Chris is very excited to be teaching at Steve Kaufman's Acoustic Kamp for 2024! She will be teaching beginners of all instruments including fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin, upright bass, dobro, dulcimer, and ukulele. If you have been wanting to learn to play, or if you have just started, this is your chance to learn to play with others! If you already play, there are so many great instructors to choose from for beginners, intermediate and advanced players! Old Time and Traditional Week is June 9-15, 2024, and Bluegrass Week is June 16-22, 2024. Steve Kaufman's Acoustic Kamp is held at Maryville College in Maryville, TN. It has a beautiful campus and wonderful food and accommodations! You can sign up or get all the information you would like at Steve's website. Lots of jams, learning and friends!

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Last updated: March 2, 2024
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