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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If you need assistance in paying for a workshop or event, check out our Share the Music Scholarships.

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Old Time Rhythm Section with Andrew Small and Ashlee Watkins

Floyd Country Store Backyard

The Handmade Music School presents Old Time Rhythm Section: Building an Ensemble Sound with Character with Andrew Small and Ashlee Watkins on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 from 3:00 – 4:30pm EDT. This workshop will be held outdoors in the backyard of the Floyd Country Store in downtown Floyd, VA following COVID-19 guidelines.

$30.00

Appalachian Dance with Martha Spencer

Floyd Country Store Backyard

The Handmade Music School presents Appalachian Dance with Martha Spencer on Friday, June 11, 2021 from 4:00 - 5:00pm EDT. This workshop will be held outdoors in the backyard of the Floyd Country Store in downtown Floyd, VA following COVID-19 guidelines. Cost is $30.

$30.00

Blue Ridge Style with Mac Traynham and Andy Buckman

Floyd Country Store Backyard

The Handmade Music School presents Blue Ridge Style with Mac Traynham and Andy Buckman on Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 3:00 - 4:30pm EDT. This workshop will be held outdoors in the backyard of the Floyd Country Store in downtown Floyd, VA following COVID-19 guidelines.

$30.00

Heart of the Child Music Education

Floyd Country Store Back Deck

Welcome back Joy Jammers! Join us for this special outdoor Joy Jammers session that will take place Fridays from 10:30-11:30am on the back deck at The Floyd Country Store. This is a six week session running August 6 to September 10, 2021.

$12

Heart of the Child Music Education

Floyd Country Store Back Deck

Welcome back Joy Jammers! Join us for this special outdoor Joy Jammers session that will take place Fridays from 10:30-11:30am on the back deck at The Floyd Country Store. This is a six week session running August 6 to September 10, 2021.

$12

Heart of the Child Music Education

Floyd Country Store Back Deck

Welcome back Joy Jammers! Join us for this special outdoor Joy Jammers session that will take place Fridays from 10:30-11:30am on the back deck at The Floyd Country Store. This is a six week session running August 6 to September 10, 2021.

$12

Heart of the Child Music Education

Floyd Country Store Back Deck

Welcome back Joy Jammers! Join us for this special outdoor Joy Jammers session that will take place Fridays from 10:30-11:30am on the back deck at The Floyd Country Store. This is a six week session running August 6 to September 10, 2021.

$12

Carter Family Song Lab

The Floyd Country Store 206 South Locust Street, Floyd, VA

The Handmade Music School presents Carter Family Song Lab - a four-week class series on Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30pm from September 8th - 29th. Classes will take place in-person at the Floyd Country Store in Downtown Floyd, VA. Cost is $140.00 for four classes. Scholarships are available.

$140.00

Heart of the Child Music Education

Floyd Country Store Back Deck

Welcome back Joy Jammers! Join us for this special outdoor Joy Jammers session that will take place Fridays from 10:30-11:30am on the back deck at The Floyd Country Store. This is a six week session running August 6 to September 10, 2021.

$12

Heart of the Child Music Education

Floyd Country Store Back Deck

Welcome back Joy Jammers! Join us for this special outdoor Joy Jammers session that will take place Fridays from 10:30-11:30am on the back deck at The Floyd Country Store. This is a six week session running September 17 to October 22, 2021.

$12

Heart of the Child Music Education

Floyd Country Store Back Deck

Welcome back Joy Jammers! Join us for this special outdoor Joy Jammers session that will take place Fridays from 10:30-11:30am on the back deck at The Floyd Country Store. This is a six week session running September 17 to October 22, 2021.

$12

Heart of the Child Music Education

Floyd Country Store Back Deck

Welcome back Joy Jammers! Join us for this special outdoor Joy Jammers session that will take place Fridays from 10:30-11:30am on the back deck at The Floyd Country Store. This is a six week session running September 17 to October 22, 2021.

$12

Heart of the Child Music Education

Floyd Country Store Back Deck

Welcome back Joy Jammers! Join us for this special outdoor Joy Jammers session that will take place Fridays from 10:30-11:30am on the back deck at The Floyd Country Store. This is a six week session running September 17 to October 22, 2021.

$12

Heart of the Child Music Education

Floyd Country Store Back Deck

Welcome back Joy Jammers! Join us for this special outdoor Joy Jammers session that will take place Fridays from 10:30-11:30am on the back deck at The Floyd Country Store. This is a six week session running September 17 to October 22, 2021.

$12

Heart of the Child Music Education

Floyd Country Store Back Deck

Welcome back Joy Jammers! Join us for this special outdoor Joy Jammers session that will take place Fridays from 10:30-11:30am on the back deck at The Floyd Country Store. This is a six week session running September 17 to October 22, 2021.

$12
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