Bluegrass Heritage Foundation Play It Forward! Instrument Lending Program Presents More Instruments to Young People in Texas

SmithGenzelsAugust 7, 2011
The Bluegrass Heritage Foundation today presented a guitar, banjo, and mandolin to three young men in north Texas through the Play It Forward! Instrument Lending Program.  Alan Tompkins, President of the Foundation, said “we are happy to help these young men get started on their musical path.  No pressure, but we hope that Parker Genzel, Brody Genzel, and Jonathan Smith will practice hard and become the core of a new young bluegrass band in the near future.”  Tompkins added that “we are pleased to report that the Foundation has placed a total of 25 new and donated instruments under the Play It Forward! program. We appreciate Pizza Hut and everyone else who has generously donated to the Foundation so that young people can have an opportunity to learn to play.”

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