Katie Glassman and Greg Schochet were the guest artists for the final concert in this season’s Shining Stars concert series, at June 1 at Center Stage. Katie Glassman is that rare musician who possesses a combination of instrumental virtuosity and powerful musical expression. She is one of the country’s most renowned and decorated Texas-style and swing fiddlers, she’s the 7 time Colorado state fiddle champion as well as the 3-time and current National Swing Fiddle Champion.
Greg Schochet is equally adept on guitar and mandolin, he is fluent in all manner of acoustic and electric styles, specializing in bluegrass, swing and country. He is the lead guitarist for Halden Wofford & the Hi*Beams, Colorado’s beloved and venerable honky-tonk and western swing band. Greg is an integral part of Colorado’s thriving roots music scene, and is a sought after instructor, session player, producer and collaborator.