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Alumni Hall of Fame - Darick E. Campbell

Darick E. Campbell ’87
Professional Musician; Lap Steel Guitarist, The Campbell Brothers
Nominated by Sherry Tshibangu, Professor, MCC

“This [honor] is a good reminder of my families’ humble beginnings and our shared educational journey. It is pretty amazing that we are all connected through music, our need to serve others and MCC.”

Darick Campbell is a professional musician, a master steel guitarist as recognized by the New York State Folklore Society, and a member of the American Federation of Musicians. Along with the many awards and recognitions he has received through his work with The Campbell Brothers, Darick is a member of the Sacred Steel Hall of Fame in Atlanta, G.A.

As an artist mentor for the Strings for Life Music Project, Darick teaches children utilizing the steel guitar to encourage self-confidence, develop life skills, and uplift their spirits through music. He also mentors fellow musicians in the Atlanta area and created an instructional DVD to teach his unique lap steel guitar technique.