Faculty

William Eaton

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Director William Eaton has been building one-of-a-kind  guitars and multi-stringed instruments

John Reuter

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Director of Training John Reuter was hired as an instructor after graduating from Roberto-Venn in

Kris Olsen

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Chief Instructor Kris Olsen grew up in Arcata, CA., studying journalism at Humboldt State while he

Bart Applewhite

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Assistant Director and Financial Manager After graduating from R-V in 1993, Bart Applewhite stayed

Joe Vallee

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Instructor Joe Vallee graduated from Roberto-Venn in 1981. For the next ten years, Joe operated his

Steven Davis

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Instructor Steven Davis graduated from Roberto-Venn's Spring 2009 class. He stayed on with the

Jim Prater

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Instructor Jim Prater Hailing from the backwoods of Illinois, Jim honed his woodworking skills by

John Lippi

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Media Director John Lippi graduated from Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery in 2016. He stayed on as

Guest Lecturers

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As part of our continuing effort to broaden the scope of our teaching and stay in touch with new