Mountain Music School

Mountain Music School
Mountain Music School
Mountain Empire Community College
3441 Mountain Empire Road
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
Region Heart Of Appalachia
Locality Wise
Monday, July 27, 2015 - Friday, July 31, 2015
Phone: (276) 523-7489
Fax: (276) 523-7486

The annual Mountain Music School will bring together students of all ages for a week of learning, music, and fun.

Mountain Music School is dedicated to the preservation and continuation of Appalachian music and culture and will offer classes in "old time" fiddle, claw-hammer banjo, dulcimer, mandolin, and folk guitar. The faculty from MECC's traditional music program will include well-known local musicians Todd Meade, Ron Short, Chris Rose, Andy Ratliff, Cory Brown, and Steve Souther. Students will also be treated to class visits and afternoon concerts by master musicians. All afternoon concerts will be open and free to the general public as well. The Mountain Music School will wrap-up on Friday afternoon with a celebration and student/instructor concert open to family and friends of students and faculty. All students will receive a Mountain Music School tee-shirt.

The Mountain Music School will enroll youth and adults ages 10 and over. The School will be offered for one week and will operate from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, on the Mountain Empire Community College campus in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.

Admission Fee: $150.00

Last Updated: 5/6/2015 4:28 PM
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