Musician, entertainer, teacher, recording artist and author

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About Carol Stober

Carol Stober is a multi-instrumental musician, entertainer, teacher, recording artist, and author.  Her music covers a broad range of styles including bluegrass, country, folk, mountain music, traditional, and gospel.

She has taught autoharp workshops, judged autoharp competitions at major festivals, performed at festivals, museums, churches, country music theaters, and theme parks.  She is an Alabama solo arts council artist, conducting residencies in public schools.  She was on the staff of The Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago, IL, from 1980-1983, before locating to Alabama where she has continued teaching private students.  Carol graduated from the University of Maryland in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education.  She served on the advisory board of "The Autoharpoholic Magazine" and contributed articles for publication in it, as well as contributing to "The Autoharp Quarterly" and "The Autoharp Clearinghouse" publications..

Carol has recorded three albums/CDs with autoharp, including "Patchwork", "Country Sampler" and "Rebekah, Down Home Family Band" (now available on CD titled "Cyber Kid". 

Her Instructional titles include a book-tape "Autoharp Instruction Set" published by Workshop Records of Austin, TX, and two autoharp instruction Videos/DVD: "Melodic Autoharp" and "Easy Autoharp for Beginners" published by Texas Music and Video Co., Levelland, TX.

She has authored the books "Appalachian Autoharp" with a companion cassette, "Cowboy Songs for Autoharp", "Love Songs for Autoharp", "Latin American Autoharp" and co-authored "Autoharping the Gospels" with Steve Kaufman, all Mel Bay Publications.

The books are available from, Mel, or can be ordered direct from Carol Stober by sending a check or money order plus postage and handling.

                               Carol Stober
                               Box 1275
                               Talladega, AL  35161
Wildwood Flower
Carol Stober (Country Sampler)