The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced participants in its 2013 class of Leadership Bluegrass.
Leadership Bluegrass is an extensive three-day program of advanced level interactive learning experiences that allows participants to examine the challenges and opportunities facing the current music industry. It is now in its 14th year with more than 300 alumni.
Leadership Bluegrass will be hosted this year at BMI and Bone McAllester Norton, PLLC in Nashville, Tenn. on March 7-9. Trisha Tubbs will be the facilitator.
The 2013 class includes:
Darin Aldridge; Darin and Brooke Aldridge; Cherryville, N.C.
Melissa Armstrong; Detour; Sand Lake, Mich.
Andrea Ball; Make Welcome Entertainment; Washington, D.C.
Katherine Coe; IBMA; Nashville, Tenn.
Jeremy Darrow; The Erin McDermott Band/Freelance Musician; Nashville, Tenn.
John DeMarce; DC Bluegrass Union; Washington, D.C.
Susie Glaze; Hilonesome Music, Susie Glaze & the Hilonesome Band; Burbank, Calif.
KC Groves; Artist & Composer; Lyons, Colo.
Kayla Hotte; Kayla Hotte & her Rodeo Pals; Ardrossan, Alberta, Canada
Caroline Isachsen; Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival; Delmar, N.Y.
Steven Johnson; MerleFest; Wilkesboro, N.C.
Lori King; Bluegrass Music Association of Iowa; Drakesville, Iowa
Jordan Laney; Appalachian State University; Vilas, N.C.
Ron Murphy; Muddy River Band; Wilmington, Ohio
Amy Reitnouer; The Bluegrass Situation; Los Angeles
Carolyn Routh; Nu-Blu; Siler City, N.C.
Sheila Selby; Boston Bluegrass Union; Brookline, Mass.
Carly Smith; International Bluegrass Music Museum; Owensboro, Ky.
Erin Stamper; WAMU’s Bluegrass Country; Washington, D.C.
Shannon Turner; Freelance writer/journalist; Hermitage, Tenn.
Missy Werner; The Missy Werner Band; Liberty Township, Ohio
Jill Wiese; Bluegrass Association of North Dakota; Washburn, N.D.
Kristi Wilcox; Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP; Nashville, Tenn.
Courtney Wothen; PineCone – The Piedmont Council of Traditional Music; Raleigh, N.C.
Please contact the IBMA office for information on future Leadership Bluegrass programs: (615) 256-3222, [email protected].
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