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Clay Hess, Lecturer
Program/Dept: Kentucky Center for Traditional Music
Contact Info:
185 East First Street
Morehead, KY 40351
c.hess@moreheadstate.edu
Phone: 606-783-9001
Office Hours: Tuesday-Thursday by appointment

Bio

Clay Hess is a Grammy award winner who first burst upon the national bluegrass music scene as the red-hot-flat-picking guitarist with Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, with whom he toured for three years. With his awesome speed and tasty sense of syncopation, Hess has established himself as one of the top flat-pickers in the business. He lends his talents and experience to the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music as an instructor of traditional stringed instruments.  

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

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BA Theatre Education, Louisville, KY "At MSU I can get as involved as I want in however many areas that I want.  I can choose to work in the costume shop, stage manage, be a backstage crew mender, or even be on stage - I have chosen all of these! MSU allows me to try all aspects of theatre in a professional, yet educational way."

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