Trina Emig began studying Scruggs style banjo with Vernon McIntyre in 1988. By 1990 she was teaching banjo and touring and performing nationally with Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass. She has also played with Kentucky 31, Missy Werner, Katie Laur’s All-Girl Bluegrass band, Ma Crow, Devon Johnson, Skirt and Boots, Will Kimble, the Cincinnati Radio Band, and many others. Several of these bands were multi-nominees for the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards during her time with them. She also played drums and recorded with the country-swing band, Dr. Twang and the Stainless Steel. Trina started playing the mandolin in 2006 and stands in with many bands on both instruments. More about Trina Emig.