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Bluegrass Ensemble

Vermilion Express Fall 2015

Vermilion Express, the university’s bluegrass music ensemble, plays a mix of traditional, contemporary and progressive bluegrass, featuring strong student vocals and instrumental support from community volunteers as needed. Instructor Len Springer is the fiddler for the Louisiana Purchase Bluegrass Band. Len toured widely with several Nashville-based artists including Brenda Lee, Donna Fargo, Ronnie Reno and Ray Price, and he worked as a staff fiddler for Nashville’s Top Tracks studio.