University of Vermont

216th Commencement Ceremonies - May 20 and 21, 2017

Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources

215th Commencement
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Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources

Contact: Emilie Riddle
Phone: 802-656-2675

Victor Wooten, Grammy Award-winning musician and founder of the Center for Music and Nature in Nashville, Tennessee, and affiliate of the Rubenstein School

Victor WootenVictor Wooten redefines the word musician. Regaled as the most influential bassist since Jaco Pastorius, Victor is known for his solo recordings and tours, and as a member of the Grammy-winning supergroup, Béla Fleck & The Flecktones. He is an innovator on the bass guitar, as well as a talented composer, arranger, producer, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist. Victor is the loving husband and devoted father of four; the youngest sibling of the amazing Wooten brothers (Regi, Roy, Rudy and Joseph), and the bassist in their famed family band; the student in the martial art of Wing Chun and the nature survival skill of Tracking; the teacher of dozens of bass players at his acclaimed annual Bass & Nature camp; and the master magician.

Last updated: 3/31/2016

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