Lifetime Members

The IBMA is proud to devote this page to recognizing members who have made a special commitment to our music!

LIFETIME MEMBERS

Eddie Adcock – Hall of Fame Inductee 1996
Clint Alphin – Lifetime Member since 2012
Jay Armsworthy – Lifetime Member since 2001
Nick Barr – Lifetime Member since 2006
Fred Bartenstein- Lifetime Member since 2011
Danny Bermel – Lifetime Member since 2010
Sam Blumenthal – Lifetime Member since 2015
Guido Bos – Lifetime Members since 2008
Larry Bomar – Lifetime Member since 2013
Doris Bradley – Lifetime Member since 2014
Dolly Mae Bradshaw – Lifetime Member since 2005
Jim Browder – Lifetime Member since 2013
Alison Brown – Lifetime Member since 2011
Michael Bub – Lifetime Member since 2018
John Buchanan – Lifetime Member since 2016
Bruce Carpenter – Lifetime Member since 2017
TJ Casey – Lifetime Member since 2014
Roland Clark – Lifetime Member since 1994
Albon Clevenger – Lifetime Member since 2014
Bill Clifton – Hall of Fame Inductee 2008
Philip Collins – Lifetime Member since 2014
Cara Cooke – Lifetime Member since 2013
Virginia Correll – Lifetime Member since 1994
J.D. Crowe – Hall of Fame Inductee 2003
Martha Stracener Dantzic – Lifetime Member since 2015
Darwin Davidson – Lifetime Member since 2011
Janet Davis – Lifetime Member since 2014
Henri Deschamps – The Mast Farm Inn – Lifetime Member since 2009
Kevin Dew – Lifetime Member since 19979
Rodney Dillard – Hall of Fame Inductee 2009
Dan Domont – Lifetime Member since 1993
Marc Driskill, ASCAP – Lifetime Member since 2011
Mike Drudge – Lifetime Member since 2003
Susan Huston Drudge – Lifetime Member since 2003
Kimberley Dumouchel-Cody – Lifetime Member since 2013
Ben Eldridge – Lifetime Member since 2014
James T. Engle Jr. – Lifetime Member since 2002
Silvio Ferretti – Lifetime Member since 2009
Benji Flaming – Lifetime Member since 2007
Dave Freeman – Hall of Fame Inductee 2002
Erich-Dieter Friedli – Lifetime Member since 2011
Hiroshi Fukuhara – Lifetime Member since 1996
Debbie Garrett – Lifetime Member since 2012
Richard Gelardin – Lifetime Member since 1996
Alice Gerrard – Hall of Fame Inductee since 2017
Mark Geslison – Brigham Young University of Folk Music Ensemble – Lifetime Member since 2001
Melvin Goins – Hall of Fame Inductee 2009
Cathy Goode – Lifetime Member since 2004
Tom Gray – Hall of Fame Inductee 1996
Laurie Greenberg – Lifetime Member since 2018
John Grimaldi – Lifetime Member since 2010
Milton Harkey – Lifetime Member since 2006
Emmylou Harris – Lifetime Member since 1993
Sterling Harrison – Lifetime Member since 2016
Betsy Harvin – Lifetime Member since 2015
Dan Hays – Lifetime Member since 2011
Reggie Helm – Lifetime Member since 1996
Casey Henry – Lifetime Member since 2007
Christopher Henry – Lifetime Member since 2007
Murphy Henry – Lifetime Member since 2007
Bobby Hicks – Hall of Fame Inductee since 2017
John Hopkins – Lifetime Member since 2012
Carolyn Hotte – Northern Bluegrass Circle Music Society – Lifetime Member since 2006
Sid Huston – Lifetime Member since 2005
Rienk Janssen – Lifetime Member since 2011
Si Kahn – Lifetime Member since 2004
John Kaparakis – Lifetime Member since 2007
Louis Kaplan – Lifetime Member since 2004
Dan Keen – Lifetime Member since 2011
Bill Keith – Lifetime Member since 2012
Kentucky Center For Traditional Music – Lifetime Member since 2014
Suzanne Klimek – Lifetime Member since 2016
Bill Knowlton – Lifetime Member since 2009
Peter Kuykendall – Hall of Fame Inductee 1996
Kitsy Kuykendall – Lifetime Member since 1994
Barbara Laing – Lifetime Member since 2007
J. Thomas Laing – Lifetime Member since 2000
Doyle Lawson – Hall of Fame Inductee 2012
Lance LeRoy  – Hall of Fame Inductee 2000
Jacklyn Lester – Lifetime Member since 2016
Marian Leighton Levy – Hall of Fame Inductee since 2016
Travis Lewis – Hall of Fame Inductee 2006
Roy M. Lewis – Hall of Fame Inductee 2006
Miggie Lewis – Hall of Fame Inductee 2006
Polly Lewis Copsey – Hall of Fame Inductee 2006
Janice Lewis Phillips – Hall of Fame Inductee 2006
David Mannheimer – Lifetime Member since 2011
Lindsay Mar – Lifetime Member since 2008
Todd Mayo – Lifetime Member since 2011
George McCeney – Lifetime Member since 2011
Del McCoury – Hall of Fame Inductee 2011
Judith McCulloh – Lifetime Member since 2005
Jesse McReynolds – Hall of Fame Inductee 1993
Roy Moore – Lifetime Member since 2017
David Morris – Lifetime Member since 2013
Joe Mullins – Lifetime Member since 2017
Dave “Hagar” Nelson – Lifetime Member since 2010
Bill Nowlin – Hall of Fame Inductee since 2016
Sonny Osborne – Hall of Fame Inductee 1994
Bobby Osborne – Hall of Fame Inductee 1994
Lewis Phillips – Hall of Fame Inductee 2006
Kathy Pyrtle – Lifetime Member since 2014
James Reams – Lifetime Member since 2001
Tony Rice – Hall of Fame Inductee 2013
Gary Robertson – Lifetime Member since 2007
Tony Robertson – Lifetime Member since 2018
Neil Rosenberg – Lifetime Member since 2011
John D. Rossbach – Lifetime Member since 2008
Camille Magritte Russell – Lifetime Member since 2014
Melinda Russell – Lifetime Member since 2015
Chris Ruud – Lifetime Member since 2009
Rod Schenk – Schenk Guitars – Lifetime Member since 2011
Thierry Schoysman – Lifetime Member since 2008
Curly Seckler – Hall of Fame Inductee 2004
Marianne See – Lifetime Member since 2013
Felix Sherron, III – Lifetime Member since 2016
Mike Simpson – Lifetime Member since 2015
Larry Sparks – Lifetime Member since 2014
Richard Spratt – Lifetime Member since 2008
Ralph Stanley – Hall of Fame Inductee 1992
John Starling – Lifetime Member since 2016
Norwood Stone – Lifetime Member since 2013
Chris Stuart – Lifetime Member since 2013
Alan Tompkins – Lifetime Member since 2010
Trisha Tubbs – Lifetime Member since 2005
Mack Turner – Lifetime Member (date unknown)
John Vickery – Lifetime Member since 2013
Michelle Vickery – Lifetime Member since 2013
Miles Ward – Lifetime Member since 1996
Dean Webb – Hall of Fame Inductee 2009
Jon Weisberger – Lifetime Member since 2011
Roland White – Lifetime Member since 2014, Hall of Fame Inductee since 2017
Gail Wiegner – Boston Bluegrass Union- Lifetime Member since 2011
Bonnie Williams – Lifetime Member since 2012
Paul Williams – Hall of Fame Inductee 2009
Mac Wiseman – Hall of Fame Inductee 1993
Terry Wittenberg – Lifetime Member since 2017
Dwight Worden – Lifetime Member since 2012
Adrienne Young – Lifetime Member since 2003
Stan Zdonik – Lifetime Member since 2011

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