John Moore has been playing guitar and mandolin for over 35 years, performing professionally for over 28 years, and teaching for more than 25 years. He has taught, and continues to teach, at numerous music camps, including Wintergrass Academy (WA), Steve Kaufman’s Acoustic Kamp (TN), Bluegrass On The Beach (OR), Sore Fingers Music Camp (England), Rockygrass Academy (CO), Northern Bluegrass Circle Music Camp (AB, Canada), Levelland College (TX) and Northern Minn. Bluegrass Camp (MN) among many others.
He was a founding member of the highly acclaimed band California, the IBMA’s instrumental band of the year 3 years in a row, along with Byron Berline, Dan Crary, John Hickman and Steve Spurgin. He is currently working with Dennis Caplinger and Bill Bryson in Bluegrass Etc. as well as numerous side projects with other well known bluegrass musicians. John has done many TV and radio commercials as well as several sound tracks for major motion pictures. His touring schedule has led him all over the world, and his teaching approach has received outstanding reviews.
John has taught as SKAK many times and is always a hit. You are gonna love working with him. He once told his class "If I can ask a horse to walk up a plank backwards into a trailer and it doesn't speak English, I can teach you to play the mandolin". Welcome back John.