The Handmade Music School offers unique learning experiences in music, history, and dance with master teachers. Events offer high quality instruction and performances from local and global master artists and are focused on preserving, sharing, and celebrating the musical traditions of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Events are held online, at The Floyd Country Store, and at local venues in Floyd, Virginia. Register today for a workshop, class, lecture, performance, or a multi-day camp!
The Handmade Music School is currently offering workshops through our Handmade at Home Virtual Workshop Series. Workshops are offered weekly with some of the best musicians, dancers, historians, songwriters and more. Stream live on CrowdCast platform or tune in any time after the event to watch the replay! Follow us on Crowdcast at crowdcast.io/handmademusic.
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Southwest Virginia Old Time Style & Repertoire with Mac Traynham and Andy Buckman
October 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us at the Handmade Music School for a four week class on Southwest Virginia Old Time Style & Repertoire with Mac Traynham and Andy Buckman. The class begins Monday, October 17, 2022 from 6:30-8:00pm and runs weekly through November 7 at The Floyd Country Store. The cost is $90 for four weeks.
This class will help you build your skills and expand your understanding of old-time fiddle and banjo by exploring the styles and repertoire. Learn in a supportive group setting with a focus on regional styles, tunes and history. Instructors are Mac Traynham (fiddle) and Andy Buckman (banjo). The class is geared toward advanced beginner/intermediate students.