Ilya Toshinskiy is a multi-instrumentalist known for playing banjo and guitar. He has contributed to more than two hundred albums, including recordings by Lauren Alaina, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Tim McGraw, Dolly Parton, Rascal Flatts, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, and Carrie Underwood. As a member of the bluegrass group Bering Strait, Toshinskiy received a 2002 Grammy nomination for Best Country Instrumental Performance. He is a four-time Academy of Country Music Specialty Instrument Player of the Year award winner, has been named top guitarist at the MusicRow Awards five times, and has received multiple nominations for the Country Music Association’s Musician of the Year award. Ford Theater. Included with Museum admission. Program ticket required. Free to Museum members.
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- select the date of this program,
- select a gallery entry time of 11:30 a.m. or earlier or 2:15 p.m. or later,
- select your Experience, and
- select the Musician Spotlight as an add-on.