Bil Vorndick

Bil VornDick, a producer and champion for Americana, bluegrass and folk artists, died on July 5, 2022. He was 72. A Virginia native, VornDick signed as a staff songwriter to Cedarwood Publishing at age 19. He then moved to Nashville with the encouragement of Chet Atkins, who helped VornDick enroll in the music business program at Belmont College. After graduating in 1979, VornDick accepted a position as chief engineer at Marty Robbins’ studio. He soon aligned himself with an auspicious class of acoustic artists who emerged in Nashville in the 1980s,