Appalachian Studies Graduate Student Jordan Laney Accepted in Leadership Bluegrass Class of 2013
IBMA Announces Leadership Bluegrass Class of 2013
Five North Carolinians will participate in the 2013 Leadership Bluegrass Program, run by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA). Leadership Bluegrass, now in its 14th year with more than 300 alumni, is an intensive, three-day program of interactive learning and networking experiences that invites participants to examine the challenges and opportunities facing bluegrass music, along with related leadership issues.
The NC particpants this year are: Courtney Worthen, who works for Raleigh-based non-profit PineCone, the Piedmont Council of Traditional Music; Darin Aldridge, of the Darin and Brooke Aldridge based in Cherryville, NC; Steve Johnson, who works for the Wilkesboro-based Merlefest; Jordan Laney, who works for Appalachian State University in Vilas, NC; and Carolyn Routh, of the Siler City-based band Nu-Blu.
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