Scott Fore

Scott Fore is an internationally recognized guitarist having won the National Flatpicking Championships held in Winfield Kansas each year. He is also the Doc Watson guitar champion and the Wayne Henderson Champion of Champions.

Honors and titles include:

2002 & 2015 National Flatpicking Champion, 2nd in 2000 and 2014

2002 Doc Watson Flatpicking Champion

Wayne C. Henderson Champion of Champions winner

Old Galax Fiddlers Convention Best All Around Performer

2 Time South Carolina State Flatpicking Champion

Recognized by Virginia Folklife and the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities as a Virginia Master Folk Artist and appears in the book “In Good Keeping” which documents the 1st 5 years of their Master/Apprentice Program

Scott also has a book “Flatpicking Solos” published by Cherry Lane Music and distributed by the Hal Leonard Corporation. “Flatpicking Solos” contains the arrangements that Scott has used in the many flatpicking contests he has won. This book/CD package is available where ever music books are sold.

Appeared on the cover of Flatpick Guitar magazine

Scott’s selected discography includes:

Hot Licks and Cool Tunes – Independent Release available from Scott

Hot and Spicy on FGM records

Songs for Sophie on FGM records

Broken Grass on DOM discs – Recorded in France in 1979 now out of print

Performance highlights include:

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The Kennedy Center for the Perfoming Arts

The National Folk Festival

The Richmond Folk Festival

The Doc Watson Festival

The Grand Ole Opry with Aubrey Peeples

The Ferrum Folklife Festival

The Oak Grove Folk Festival