Country Music Hall of Fame


Musician Spotlight: Sierra Hull: Mandolin

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 01:00pm

​A multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, Sierra Hull was named 2016 IBMA Mandolin Player of the Year, the first woman to win the award. Her most recent album, Weighted Mind, received nominations for the IBMA Album of the Year; IBMA Song of the Year for “Black River”; and the Grammy for Folk Album of the Year. Hull was a child prodigy and the first bluegrass musician to receive the Presidential Scholarship at the Berklee College of Music. She has been featured in performances at Carnegie Hall, the Grand Ole Opry, the Kennedy Center, and the White House.

This program, presented in support of the exhibit American Currents: The Music of 2016, takes place in the Museum's Ford Theater and will also be streamed live at The live stream is powered by NewTek TriCaster.


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