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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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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Tara Linhardt

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I have been teaching music lessons in person and on line for many years now. I also do some performances and have run my own music camps and

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mandolin, guitar, and ukulele instruction

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Luz Lopez

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Luz Maria Lopez was born in the small town of Morocoy, in the state of Quintana Roo on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula after her parents moved there from Michoacán.

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Yucatan Style Mexican Cooking

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Erynn Marshall

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Erynn Marshall is an old-time fiddler who lives in Galax, Virginia and is known internationally for her traditional music. Erynn learned the nuances of Appalachian old-time fiddling from

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old-time fiddle, performer, teacher, composer, flatfoot dance, guitar, banjo, singing

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Victor Marshall

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I am a multipercussionist that specialize in African diaspora music. My studies in percussion started at a early age . This study of drumming was a passion all

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African diaspora music . Jazz percussionist folk artist.

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Zan McLeod

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I am originally from Charlotte NC. I have now lived in Maryland for 30 years. I have been playing professionally for 50 years I have appeared on over

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Irish guitar DADGAD tuning ,Irish bouzouki

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Shyam Nepali

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I am a hereditary Gandharva musician from Nepal, and my father and grandfather played for royal court of Nepal. I have 30 year long career playing and teaching

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Nepali Sarangi (fiddle), Nepali Percussion, Nepali Tugna (banjo), Nepali Bansuri (bamboo flute), Indian Sargam (solfege)

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Donna Ray Norton

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DONNA RAY NORTON is from the Madison County community of Sodom Laurel, home to what is arguably the most famous tradition of ballad singing in the Appalachian mountains.

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Traditional Appalachian Balladry

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Cristina Hoyos Nunez

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I am an Artist from Ibague, Colombia, teaching arts for many years to different types of audiences. My expertise in mixed media paintings, acrylics, watercolors, oil paintings, using

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Visual Artist.

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Charles Owens

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Charles Owens is a master tenor saxophonist, composer, band leader, recording artist, and educator and has been performing, composing, and teaching professionally for over 25 years. After attending

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Saxophone, piano, theory, harmony, improvisation, jazz harmony, composition, production

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