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An Evening with Emory Lester

  • Bitterroot School Of Music 100 Skeels Avenue Hamilton, MT, 59840 United States (map)

- Join Emory for an inspiring and eclectic evening of amazing mandolin and guitar playing, vocals and humor Emory will feature songs from his noted recordings
'At Dusk', 'Reminiscing Today', 'Cruisin' the 8', and 'Pale Rider'

Emory Lester is one of this day’s foremost exponents of the acoustic mandolin. His landmark recording projects have placed him among the elite mandolinists of our time. Undeniably, his clean, clear, fast and efficient mandolin techniques continue to influence many modern day mandolinists.

He has performed with noted celebrities and artists including Steve Martin on the 'Late Night with David Letterman' television show, Tony Rice, David Grisman, Mike Marshall, Babik Reinhardt (late son of Djanjo Reinhardt), and currently performs with noted banjoist Mark Johnson, guitarist Francois Vola, and vocalist Wayne Taylor, as well as his own 'Emory Lester Set' trio, and bluegrass band with his wife Jill Jones.

A life-long Virginia native, now residing in Ontario Canada, Emory has been teaching master series workshops at events such as the Steve Kaufman Acoustic Kamp, the Mandolin Symposium, the Swannanoa Gathering, the Goderich Celtic College, the Acoustic Alaska Guitar Camp, the Transatlantic Bluegrass School in Wales U.K. and many other prestigious schools and workshops far and wide.