• Sterling Masat to South Plains

    Sterling Masat has been named as the newest member of the Commercial Music faculty at South Plains College in Levelland, TX. He will serve as bluegrass music instructor in the program, teaching banjo and guitar, and leading bluegrass ensemble classes. A

  • Position open at South Plains

    A faculty position has come open in the Commercial Music program at South Plains College in Levelland, TX. This is the program where banjo legend Alan Munde taught for so many years, and where bluegrass multi-instrumentalist Joe Carr still resides. South Plains is accepting

  • Jim Moratto to South Plains College

    South Plains College in Levelland, TX has announced that Jim Moratto has joined their bluegrass faculty as an Instructor in Commercial Music. South Plains offers an associate degree in the Commercial Music program, which includes a specialty in bluegrass music. Bluegrass

  • Open call for illiterate mandolinists

    Joe Carr, Associate Professor of Music at South Plains College in Levelland, TX, is looking for a few mandolin players who don't read music - but would like to. He is working on a brief book on this topic, How to

  • Rebel goes west for Spring Creek

    Rebel Records has announced the signing of Colorado's Spring Creek, which they note marks the first time the Virginia label has contracted with a band based west of the Mississippi. It may also mark the first time a new band hits

  • Joe Carr, South Plains College

    Over the next few months, while college choices for rising high school seniors are forefront in the minds of many students and parents, we will present a series of interviews on Bluegrass Today with administrators/faculty members at colleges and universities

  • Camp Bluegrass review online

    The Lubbock Avalanche Journal ran a nice feature last week about Camp Bluegrass, the annual week-long bluegrass immersion workshop hosted by nearby South Plains College in Levelland, TX. The camp ran from July 22-27, and the piece in the Avalanche