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Owner/Sales

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





Owner/Operations


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.


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




Owner/Media

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



Sales

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: Tatsuro Yamashita - Big Wave

 



Media/Sales

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.


Gear: Preston-Thompson D-EIAAdobe Premiere Pro
Favorite Album: Brad Paisley - Who Needs Pictures
Current Jams: Matthew West - Brand New


Sales

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







 Academy Director

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


Sales

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.


Gear: 1970’s Alvarez Denver BellePaper Mate Flair Felt Tip
Favorite Album: Alison Krauss & Union Station - So Long So Wrong
Current Jams: Ricky Skaggs - Country Hits Bluegrass Style




 

Media

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. 


Gear: Sony a7riii with Sony 85mm f/1.8 & 
GAN 11 M Pro 3x3 Magnetic Speedcube

Favorite Album: Mac Miller - Swimming
Current Jams:  Still Woozy - Kenny


Media

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.


Gear: 2016 Macbook Pro & The Acoustic Shoppe's socials
Favorite Album: Lupe Fiasco - Lazers
Current Jams: Dropkick Murphys - Rose Tattoo


Repairs

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.


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

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

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