Born and raised in the Laurel Highlands of western Pennsylvania, the Crissman Brothers share a lifetime of musical companionship. Join them for an evening of collaborations and solo selections on classical guitar, two guitars, and clawhammer banjo.
Dr. Jonathan Crissman is a classical guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and folk musician who holds a doctoral degree in classical guitar performance from Arizona State University. Dr. Crissman has toured throughout the United States, Mexico, and Canada, as well as in the UK, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, India, and South Korea. Dr. Crissman currently serves as an adjunct professor at Grand Canyon University and as the Assistant Director of the non-profit organization Lead Guitar.
Seth Thomas Crissman is a multi-instrumentalist songwriter and performer with the Walking Roots Band, a folk/americana band based in the Shenandoah Valley. Seth and his wife Theresa are Virginia Mennonite Missions workers and directors of Kids' Club projects in partnership with local churches in Harrisonburg, McGaheysville, and Waynesboro. Seth is a graduate of Eastern Mennonite University and Eastern Mennonite Seminary.