Created in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic and its devastating impact on the livelihoods of artists, TRAIN connects interested students of all skill levels with a diverse range of master musicians, craftspeople, and tradition bearers offering online instructional opportunities. Start your lessons today!

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Nicholas Falk

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I am a drummer and music producer living in Galax, VA. I have been a professional touring musician for over a decade and perform with artists including: Molly

Areas of Expertise

Drumming: Jazz, Rock n' Roll, Funk, Americana, New Orleans

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Scott Fore

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Scott Fore is an internationally recognized guitarist having won the National Flatpicking Championships held in Winfield Kansas. He is also the Doc Watson guitar champion and the Wayne

Areas of Expertise

Flatpick and Fingerstyle guitar

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Rick Franklin

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Rick Franklin was born in Alexandria, Virginia in 1952 to a military family. The family traveled the US and England until 1968 when the family returned to Virginia

Areas of Expertise

Acoustic Fingerstyle Blues w/ Vocals aka Piedmont Blues

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Scott Freeman

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Originally from Mount Airy, North Carolina, and now hailing from Woodlawn, Virginia, Scott Freeman comes from a long line of musicians. His grandfather, from Ivanhoe, Virginia, played the

Areas of Expertise

Mandolin, fiddle, guitar, and bass

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