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Thursday, March 1 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Music Makers: Instruments and Custom Craftsmanship LIMITED

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Hand-tooled tradition and noteworthy design are alive and well in present-day instrument making. Meet the artists who are practicing and perfecting the craft.

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Kyle James Hauser

Artist Development, The Music District
As a successful songwriter and performing musician, I am truly passionate about all things music. I love networking and connecting creative people with the professionals who can help them develop both their artistic talents and their business. Whether developing music programs, teaching... Read More →

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Mark "Rooster" Austin

Master Luthier, Cloverlick Banjo Shop
The Cloverlick Banjo Shop Family shares a passion for banjos and community. One day they decided to follow their shared dream of opening a banjo shop. It seemed crazy at the time, but fate, hard work and good fortune have now delivered the opportunity to introduce a well-respected... Read More →
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Michael Bashkin

Luthier, Bashkin Guitars
Michael Bashkin has been a professional luthier in Fort Collins for over twenty years. He specializes in steel string acoustic guitars which are played worldwide. In addition he is certified warranty shop for Martin, Taylor, Fender and Collings guitars. He also holds a masters degree... Read More →
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Jesse Bates

Born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, Jesse began playing music and performing with his dad at an early age. In 2014, he began learning the art of Lutherie while attending Atlanta Guitar Works and continued his education under the guidance of renowned English luthier Andy Manson... Read More →
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Adam Morford

The original Marvin was born in 1925. MORFBEATS was established in 2016 after Marvin Morford, my grandfather, passed down his welder to me. This was ultimately the beginning of MORFBEATS. ​ The purpose of MORFBEATS is to create instruments that expand the range of a musician's... Read More →
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Chuck Morrison

C.F. Morrison Guitars
Chuck Morrison built his first the guitar in Boulder, Colorado in 1974, begining an 18 year career building guitars and mandolins which included founding Flatiron mandolins. During this time he moved from Colorado to Montana to Vermont. While in Vermont he also performed regularly... Read More →
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Jim Zdunek

Jim is a retired analytical chemist and executive co-creator at the Fort Collins Creator Hub. He approaches each of his creative endeavors as an experiment. His interests include music, art, and electronics with an idea to combine all three disciplines whenever possible. As an example... Read More →

Thursday March 1, 2018 4:00pm - 6:00pm MST
The Music District, Sisters Building: Media Library