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WVU Bluegrass Band

Founded in 2014, the WVU Bluegrass and Old-Time Bands have performed in nearly half of West Virginia’s fifty-five counties, sharing their love of traditional Appalachian music with public school students and others. Directed by Dr. Travis Stimeling, associate professor of musicology in the WVU School of Music, the WVU Bluegrass and Old-Time Bands explore the rich traditions of music-making in our region while also forging new pathways within the tradition. The 2020-2021 Line up is:Emily Lehr (vocals, songwriter)Trent Greene (mandolin)Mary Linscheid (fiddle and vocals)Jacob McPhail (banjo)Nate Catanzarite (bass and vocals)Anna Dunham (vocals)Travis Stimeling (vocals)