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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Corey Harris

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Corey Harris was born in Denver, Colorado to parents from Texas and Kentucky. He is a guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and band leader who has carved out his own

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Acoustic blues guitar, slide guitar, blues singing

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Sean Heely

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Champion fiddler and singer Seán Heely is one of the most creatively versatile and captivating young artists of his generation. He is a U.S National Scottish Fiddle Champion

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Celtic fiddle, song, bouzouki, classical violin

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Madeline Holly-Sales

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I am a vocalist, musician and music educator. I'm influenced and inspired by a variety of genres, ranging from soul to samba. My passion is helping individuals explore

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Singing, Piano

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Elana James

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I am a professional fiddle player based in Austin, Texas and have toured and been the co-leader of the Western swing and hot jazz trio Hot Club of

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Western Swing, hot jazz standards, fiddle tunes, and improvisation + roots/folk/country

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Carl Jones

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Carl jones is an American songwriter and multi-instrumentalist born in Macon, Georgia. He presently lives in Galax, Virginia and is widely respected for his instrumental talents and original

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Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Songwriting, Performer, Teacher

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Will Jones

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I began playing and singing at the age of 6/7 years old. I started traveling to perform in just a couple years with My father and performing traditional

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Acoustic Guitar/ Flat Picking Technique/ Electric Guitar, Country primarily/ Mandolin

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Alex Lacquement

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Rooted in the sounds of American-born music Baltimore based bassist, Alex Lacquement has crafted a unique style that is dazzling, lyrical, and transcends musical genres. Whether on stage

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Upright bass styles rooted in American Traditional Musics

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Kristin Law

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Kristin C. Law is the Art Programs & Marketing Director for Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center and owner of Possum Pottery & Fine Art. She graduated with

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ceramics, visual arts, arts education, mixed media

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Nate Leath

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Nate Leath grew up in Hickory, North Carolina, a town in the heart of bluegrass and old-time music country. Nate picked up his first fiddle at age eight

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Old time, Bluegrass, swing, jazz, funk, music theory, (fiddle, mandolin, guitar, bass)

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Aaron Jonah Lewis

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Virtuoso banjo player and fiddler Aaron Jonah Lewis has been elbow-deep in traditional American music since his first lessons at the age of five with Kentucky native Robert

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Five-String Banjo, Fiddle, Mandolin, Guitar

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