Rich Chaffins is a musician and luthier living in Morgantown, WV. Rich and his wife, Misty, are parents to two sons: Nick, 12, and Wesley, 6.
He has served in music ministry for over a decade, first as Assistant Music Director at Chestnut Ridge Church, in Morgantown, and currently as Worship Director at Kingwood Christian Fellowship in Kingwood, WV.
In addition to his church duties, he also teaches 40 or so private guitar students per week, builds hand-crafted electric guitars and basses, and is band leader of Under Shelter, a corporate/wedding top 40 band based in Morgantown. Rich studied jazz guitar performance under Scott Elliott at West Virginia University.
Rich will be speaking with his best friend, author Alise Wright, on how music has played a role in their friendship.