Tanya Ogsbury


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Sales & Artists Relations
Company Name
Ome Banjo Company

Tanya Ogsbury was often brought to her father's banjo workshop as a small child. She later spent summers in the Colorado mountains with her father as he designed new and innovative banjos for his line, first Ode Banjos and later Ome Banjos. After earning a degree in Chinese, Tanya realized that she really wanted to do was to represent her father’s instruments. Embracing the philosophy of quality materials and attention to detail, Tanya helped build the company’s dealer base and looks after the business side of the shop, including their dedicated and artistic staff. She takes great pride in hearing the stories of their many customers, both famous and recreational music makers!