Stan Werbin

Stan Werbin is best known as the founding owner of Elderly Instruments, the world-renowned music store and mail-order service in Lansing, Michigan, just 30 miles north or the Olivet College campus. He is also internationally known as an authority on vintage banjos and other fretted instruments. In the late '70s, he performed and recorded on banjo, guitar, and uke with Michigan's Lost World String Band. He served as a booking agent in the early years of East Lansing's Ten Pound Fiddle coffeehouse, and in recent years he has been on the music selection committee for both the National Folk Festival and the Great Lakes Folk Festival.