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Kevin Kehrberg

Kevin Kehrberg is a musicologist and professional bassist who studies histories of sacred musical expression in the U.S. He is a current volume editor for Sounding Spirit, a publishing initiative that marries influential religious songbooks of the past with digital innovation. His articles have appeared in AmeriGrove, 2d. ed. (Oxford, 2013), Music in American Life (Greenwood, 2013), The Changing World Religion Map (Springer, 2015) and The Bitter Southerner (2020). In 2021, his collaborative recording for Bluegrass at the Crossroads won IBMA’s Instrumental Recording of the Year. He currently serves as chair of the Department of Music at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, NC, where he teaches various courses in music and culture and performs regularly throughout the region.