Top notch workshops have always been a part of The Laurel Highlands Bluegrass Festival, This year was no exception.
Greg Cahill conducted the banjo workshop. Greg has fronted Special Consensus for 35 years, and he has always been a champion of bluegrass education. A major part of Special Cs tours has always been their appearances at schools playing and teaching bluegrass.
Before becoming IBMA board president, Greg chaired the bluegrass in the schools committee.
A master of the banjo Greg has released four instructional DVDs.
A own region's Poverty Hollow has a shorter resume than Greg, but their emphasis on high quality harmonies has quickly become their trademark, and made them an obvious choice for the vocal harmonies workshop.