Craig Shepard is a member of the Wandelweiser group. He studied trombone performance at Northwestern University and the Zurich University of the Arts and has participated in Deep Listening and Guitar Circle courses. Recent projects include On Foot: Brooklyn, and Trumpet City. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Tony Geballe is a guitarist, composer, sound designer and member of the La Compagnia de' Colombari theater group, directed by Karin Coonrod. He studied with Robert Fripp and Ralph Towner, and is a long-time practitioner of Guitar Craft. Through long associations with musicians, he builds situations within which he crafts single-use compositions. These deceptively simple verbal instructions draw out the strengths of his co-creators and empower them to communicate with each other and the audience. He lives in New York.
Frank Sheldon served as the Director of The Virginia School for Alexander Technique, and guest teacher on other teacher training courses. He co-founded the residential course in the Alexander Technique that now takes place in North Carolina every summer. For more than 30 years, he has presented performance classes and more for Guitar Craft and Guitar Circle. He loves the challenge of writing. He lives in Seattle.
Erin Rogers is a composer and saxophonist with thingNY, Hypercube, and the New Thread Quartet. Her works have been performed at Carnegie Hall, the Museum Concert Hall, Taiwan, and many places in-between. She lives in New York.
Dev Ray has been a longtime member of the North American Federation of Guitar Circles. As a first-generation Indian American, he grew up in a household of mixed musical ideas. He began with the violin at age eight, and then guitar at age twelve, inspired by the hard rock bands of the early nineties. He continued his musical studies at the University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, the Berklee College of Music, Guitar Craft and the Guitar Circle. He currently makes his living working as a live sound engineer, tour manager, studio engineer and producer. He lives in Boston.