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The Acoustic Shoppe is a team of experienced musicians driven by an obsession to create a larger Acoustic Music community.

Our Mission:
• Thrill EVERY customer
• Improve lives through music
• Be a positive impact on our environment and community
• Make acoustic music and education accessible to everyone at every stage
• Leverage our experience to curate the best products to help customers succeed

If we live up to these promises, the opportunities for personal and financial growth of our employees and families will follow.


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


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 has released his Debut album from CCB Nashville entitled "Highway to Me" which one Album of the year at the 2023 Whoos Who Country Music Awards. Be sure to checkout his music on all streaming platforms, and also available here at the shoppe. 

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

Assistant Sales Floor Manager

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


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: Isaiah Rashad   


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

Social Media Coordinator

Janel, our talented social media coordinator, born & raised in Springfield Mo. Armed with a Bachelor's degree in Creative Writing and a minor in Mass Media from MSU, she brings a unique blend of skills to her role. She finds joy and inspiration in various artistic pursuits, including drawing, painting, crochet, and cooking. Janel's vibrant creativity breathes life into our digital presence, captivating our audience and ensuring that our brand stands out in the competitive landscape. With her diverse skill set and passion for the arts, Janel brings a unique flair to her role as our social media coordinator!

Gear: A Phone, Laptop, & TAS Social Media Accounts
Favorite Album: Build A Problem - Dodie
Current Jams: all my ghost - Lizzie McAlpine

    • 417-720-1223
    • 1913 E Seminole St.
      Springfield, MO 65804
    • Monday - Thursday
    • 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
    • Friday - Saturday 
    • 10:00am - 6:00pm
    • Closed Sundays

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