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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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

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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

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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

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Mandolin, fiddle, guitar, and bass

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Rayna Gellert

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Rayna Gellert grew up in a musical family, and has spent most of her life immersed in the sounds of rural stringband music, heartfelt gospel songs, and old

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old-time fiddle

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Rick Godley

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I enjoy helping others realize & reach their potential through music. I am a drummer and educator for over 35 years. I teach drum lessons six days a

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Drum set, Snare drum

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Justin Golden

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Since 2016, I have been an instructor of Piedmont Blues Guitar at Augusta Heritage Center's Blues and Swing Week at Davis and Elkins College in West Virginia. Bio---

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Piedmont Blues and Gospel Guitar, Travis Picking, Aural Training

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Cas Halliwell

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I'm a musician and multi instrumentalist living in New Orleans that teaches old time music and blues as a full time job. I love the music of Virginia

Areas of Expertise

old time fiddle, guitar and banjo

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Tatiana Hargreaves

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Over the past eight years, Tatiana Hargreaves has been on the forefront of an up and coming generation of old time, bluegrass and new acoustic musicians. Since releasing

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fiddle, bluegrass, oldtime

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Lesl Harker

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Lesl Harker teaches and plays the Irish flute and tin whistle. Lesl serves as a master for the NJ and Pennsylvania State Arts Councils' folk arts Apprenticeship programs,

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Irish flute and whistle, "old East Galway style"

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Devonne Harris

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DJ Harrison is Richmond VA-based producer and multi-instrumentalist Devonne Harris. The son of a radio DJ who introduced him to the world of record collecting, Harris grew up

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Drums, Keyboards, Bass, Production

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