Instructor: Guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin, Banjo & Songwriting
Somerset’s own Kevin Dalton started playing guitar at the age of 6. His first solo recital at age 11, he’s since performed over 500 professional performances based around his guitar playing and songwriting. With or without a backing band, he has performed multiple genres on multiple instruments. As a singer/songwriter he has recently been featured in songwriting round at the world famous Bluebird Café in Nashville. Having performed with many notable professional musicians such as Joey Huffman (Keyboards, Hank Williams Jr.), Kentucky’s own master Cellist, Ben Sollee, and Grammy Nominated cellist Dave Eggar, Kevin credits his current band, The Tuesday Blooms as the greatest musicians and vocalists he’s performed with. Kevin has independently taught guitar to numerous students over the years, and has conducted songwriting workshops at music festivals and the past 2 years at the Harriette Arnow literature conference at Somerset Community College. Crediting Guitar and Song-Writing his greatest passions, he now looks forward to offer his talents and experience in both instrumentation and songwriting to the students at McNeil Music Center.