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Aspiring songwriters strum their guitars for inspiration at East Ridge


If you're an aspiring musician with dreams of being a famous guitarist and songwriter, then East Ridge High School's "Guitar and Songwriting Club" is a good place to start.

English teacher Bill Barr, a professional songwriter, said he founded the club because he thinks students should have the opportunity to be exposed to the guitar and songwriting since it can be such a valuable experience.

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Amber Kispert-Smith
Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.