Known for making noise on most fretted instruments, but better known for playing guitar and singing in The Chapmans. John is an owner and he is the fearless sales team leader. John’s love for Chiefs football and smoking meats is rivaled only by his love for Star Wars, which he watches at least once a month with his kids.
An owner, the man writing the schedule, and our company Mandolorian. Jeremy plays Mandolin as the middle child in The Chapmans, but has performed with Izabel Crane and Casey and the Atta Boys throughout the years. Jeremy fancies his glass of scotch and his Punch Brothers. If he is hankering some sushi you can find him at Kai in downtown Springfield. When asked who his favorite Chapman is, he said “My Mom”. Alexa play Mom and Dad’s Waltz by The Chapmans.
The enigmatic, youngest Chapman brother. You can find him slapping an upright bass in the family band or locked away in the editing cave pushing sweet juicy content to our Youtube channel. In either case he completes all tasks in style with a belly full of Amigos.
Jackson has an infectious humor that brightens up the shoppe. He is originally from East Tennessee and has a background in electric guitar (shhhh! don't tell John) which he plays in his own band. Our friend Jackson is also a self-described geek with a love for video games and bad movies. You can see Jackson most days in The Acoustic Shoppe, ready to help you with all your acoustic needs, & featured on our YouTube channel.
The Mullet boy wonder of The Acoustic Shoppe staff, Trent is often locked away in the video editing cave but when we allow his freedom he can sell a customer a guitar or two. Jokes aside, Trent knows his guitar pickins from his own music project but has been known to play trombone, euphonium, mandolin, and banjo. His favorite Springfield restaurant is Mexican Villa.
This kind and humble Ozark musician makes a great addition to our sales team! Corey is a talented guitarist having played on various stages across the country. He started playing at the age of 12 when his father, who played in Branson for 30 years, bought him his first guitar. Corey went to Bethel University and played in their bluegrass group while getting a Business Management & Economics degree. Outside of the Shoppe and the bluegrass world Corey likes to relax with a nice book, some of his favorites being Dune & A Song of Ice and Fire.
Academy DirectorWise beyond her years, Regan is highly educated with a Bachelors of Music in Instrumental Performance with an emphasis on music history from MSU. Afterwards, she went to Colorado State to get her Masters of Music in Instrumental Performance with a Violin and Viola pedagogy emphasis. She has now ventured her way back so Springfield to be our leader in education here at the The Acoustic Shoppe as well as an instructor at MSU.
Our resident banjo aficionado, Alex has worked on and off at The Acoustic Shoppe for a year and a half. He plays in local favorite, Southern Raised and also teaches with our lesson department. Alex is versed in bass, guitar, and dobro. Once upon a time, Grad School was Alex’s favorite Springfield restaurant but these days you can spot him at the Grad School successor, JOB Public House.
Speedy fingers extraordinaire, Hinkley is a video and photo shining star who solves Rubik's cubes competitively. You can often spot Hinkley in downtown Springfield taking street photography or capturing the beauty of the Ozark's on various trails. She is the pre production planner behind all of the media teams video ideas and is always up for new creative challenges.
A country boy at heart, Keegan hails from Harrisonville, MO where he got his first taste in media production by making parkour videos of himself jumping on hay bales. He loves the outdoors and being active all around. Keegan also does social media management for the Jiu-Jitsu Academy he takes lessons at. Keegan has a diverse taste in music and movies of all genres, some of his favorite movie genres are westerns, psychological thrillers, and war flicks. His favorites of all time are Lord of the Rings & Band of Brothers.
Liz holds the title of the ultimate Acoustic Shoppe O.G. as she was one of the first employees the Chapmans hired back in the beginning days of Shoppe. Liz claims that music was always present in her home growing up as her father was an opera singer & her brothers both played guitar. On her off time Liz likes outdoor activities like hiking or gardening and she is an incredible performer under the stage name Izabel Crane.