These fine luthiers have given contest prize instruments in recent years and have representatives at the Festival:

Please thank them for their support!


Bourgeois Guitars, Lewiston, ME
Collings Guitars, Inc., Austin, TX
J. W. Gallagher & Son Wartrace, TN
Jean Larrivee Guitars, Inc. Oxnard, CA
Martin Guitar Company, Nazareth, PA
Taylor Guitars, El Cajon, CA


Clark Mandolins, Boise, ID
Collings Guitars, Inc., Austin, TX
Eastman Guitars & Mandolins, Polmona, CA
Ellis Mandolins, Austin, TX


Beautiful Music Violin Shop, Lawrence, KS

Hammer Dulcimers

~Cloud Nine~ Musical Instruments, Michael C. Allen Ostrander, OH
Russell Cook/MasterWorks, Bennington, OK
Mike Huddleson Stringed Instruments, Wichita, KS

Mountain Dulcimers

The Dulcimer Shoppe/McSpadden Dulcimers, Mountain View, AR


d’Aigle Autoharps, Pete Daigle SeaTac, WA
The Dulcimer Shoppe/McSpadden Dulcimers, Mountain View, AR
Oscar Schmidt, Buffalo Grove, IL
Whippoorwill Acoustics, Columbia, IN


Deering Banjo Co., Spring Valley, CA
Ome Banjos, Boulder, CO
Nechville Banjos, Bloomington, MN