Hear Mike introduce himself and play a bit.
Teaches at Meadowood: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri & Sat
Mike Hertzog has been playing music as a soloist and a member of a band for over almost three decades. He's a founding member of several of the bands in which he's played, including the Blue Mountain Gang and its predecessor, Far From The City.
The venues he’s played include The main stage of the IBMA Fan Fest (Owensboro, KY), Mountaineer Opry House (Milton, WV), The Capital Theater (Chambersburg, PA), Musicfest (Bethlehem, PA), Central PA Festival of the Arts (State College, PA), Sunset Park (Oxford, PA), Godfrey Daniels (Bethlehem, PA) and The Keswick Theater (Glenside, PA). He's also performed at countless fiddle and Bluegrass festivals and on radio stations including WBYO, WDVR, the Heartlands Hayride and WEEU’s Community Cafe. With his band, Mike has often opened shows for legends that include The Osborne Brothers, Jimmy Martin, Larry Sparks, Little Roy Lewis and the Lewis Family and The Boys From Indiana. Mike plays Scruggs-style banjo, guitar, mandolin and fiddle.
His own musical interests include Country and Bluegrass, but he enjoys and teaches many styles of music. He teaches beginning through advanced banjo and guitar and beginning mandolin and fiddle. He teaches children and adults. Meadowood is pleased to have him as part of its cadre of excellent musician-teachers.