Scotch Plains, NJ


Barry Mitterhoff has played bluegrass mandolin professionally for over 40 years, appearing in 49 states and 18 countries. He has toured with Peter Rowan, Jorma Kaukonen, Tony Trischka, Hazel Dickens, and many bluegrass bands, and performed from the White House to Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium and in Moscow and Brazil.

Barry has taught privately since the 1970s and at many leading camps and workshops throughout the U.S., in Canada, and England.

Barry’s Camps

“He’s a great teacher, patient, encouraging and easy to learn from.”
“He takes a genuine interest in seeing you develop.”
“Barry particularly impressed me with his ability to put his students at ease in a group with such a wide range of skill levels.”
“Exceptional in his patience, true interest in students individually, supportive and encouraging. He is a virtuoso, dedicated to music. Anyone who even has a chance to be his student, should grab it!”
“His personal style is warm, welcoming, gracious to a fault and he’s got a great sense of humor. I’ve never had a teacher that offers genuine encouragement as abundantly and sincerely as Barry does.”