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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.

Gear: Eastman AR910, Santa Cruz Tony Rice Model, & Luke Skywalker Coffee Mug
Favorite Album: Alison Krauss - Forget About It
Current Jams: Tony Rice - Cold On The Shoulder


An owner, the man writing the schedule, and our company Mandolinist. 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”.

Gear: Eastman MDA815-CLABank Deposit Bags
Favorite Song: Alison Krauss - Forget About It
Current Jams: Sarah Jarosz - World On The Ground


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.

Gears: Epiphone Upright BassSony a7iii
Favorite Album: Alison Krauss & Union Station - So Long So Wrong
Current Jams: Buck Owens - Live At the White House

Academy Director/Operations

Wise 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. 

 Gear: Eastman 2013 305 Viola redesigned by Valery Parfenov & My Music Staff
Favorite Album: Jim Croce - You Don’t Mess Around With Jim
Current Jams: The Last of Us Part II Soundtrack



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 mandolin, banjo, & a mean pedal steel. His favorite Springfield restaurant is Mexican Villa.

Gear: Preston-Thompson D-EIAAdobe Premiere Pro
Favorite Album: Brad Paisley - Who Needs Pictures
Current Jams: Jimmy DayMidland


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.

Gear: Martin DCPA4 Performance Series
Favorite Album: Kansas - Leftoverture 
Current Jams: Cindy Lauper - Time After Time


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. 


Gear: Washburn J600
Favorite Album: Shawn Lane - Powers of Ten
Current Jams: Owane - Yeah Whatever


Shipping & Receiving 

Ever wonder who it is that packs your instruments with care? Look no further than Matt! As our online sales are growing, Matt will be shipping instruments and accessories directly to your door. Matt has an affinity for the KC Chiefs, STL Cardinals and country music. When he's not at the shoppe you can find him at Mexican Villa or outdoors enjoying the beauty of the Ozarks.

Gear: Cardboard & Packing Tape
Favorite Song: Desperado - Eagles



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 reading. She is the pre production planner behind all of the media teams video ideas and is always up for new creative challenges. 

Gear: Sony a7iv & a Rubik's Cube
Favorite Album: Mac Miller - Swimming
Current Jams: Vundabar   


Tyler exudes a passion for learning acoustic instruments, especially vintage ones. He originally hails from Reagan, Tennessee & attended ETSU where he pursued his bachelor's in Bluegrass, Old Time, & Country Music Studies with a focus in audio production. Tyler has become passionate about recording in studios as well as live sound mixing. Don't be shocked to find him pickin' in his free time!

Gear: 1953 Martin D-18
Favorite Album: The Bluegrass Album Vol. 4
Current Jams: The Boxcars


Liz is the first employee hired by the Chapman's. She 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.

Gear: Eastman E20 OO
Favorite Song: Aphex Twin - Avril 14
Current Jams: Gillian Welch - Everything is Free

    • 417-720-1223
    • 1913 E Seminole St.
      Springfield, MO 65804
    • Monday - Thursday
    • 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
    • Friday - Saturday 
    • 10:00am - 6:00pm
    • Closed Sundays

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