Hermitage, TN 37076
Subjects Taught Guitar, Violin, Mandolin, Fiddle
Growing up in the foothills region of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, Brian played music alongside his cousin Andy and his grandfather Paul Birchfield, better known as “Grampsy.” With Brian on fiddle, Andy on mandolin, and Grampsy on guitar, people knew to call "The Mountain Musicians" if they were in need of some good ole time toe-tappin’ music. Brian developed these musical roots deep in the Appalachian soil and now shares his talents with audiences on some of the most impressive stages a musician could hope to play.
Brian grew up in Marion, North Carolina. Under the guidance of Grampsy, Brian competed at fiddlers conventions throughout the Southeast. He first won the top title in a competition while participating in a contest in Mooresville, North Carolina and went on to earn additional titles of public recognition, including the Fiddler of the Festival at Union Grove and later the three-time Georgia Mountain Fiddle King in Hiawassee....