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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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Flatfoot Dancing with Sophie Moeckel

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

The Handmade Music School presents a flatfoot dance workshop with Sophie Moeckel on Friday, July 15, 2022 from 5:00-6:00pm, prior to the Friday Night Jamboree at the Floyd Country Store. $10 suggested donation.

$15

Handmade Music School Youth Jam

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

Join us for the Youth Old-Time Music Jam led by Sophie Moeckel and friends on Sunday, July 17, 2022 from 1:00-1:30pm. There is no cost for the event and all are welcome.

Free

Handmade Music School Youth Class

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

Join Sophie Moeckel and friends for a group class aimed towards beginner and intermediate players. This class is open to children ages 8-12 years who play banjo, guitar, fiddle or mandolin. Classes are offered on Mondays from 3:30-5:30pm from July 11 through August 1, 2022, and include an enrichment session in dance, singing and Appalachian history. Join for one session or all four for an immersive afternoon of music and fun! Cost is $20 per session. Scholarships are available.

$20.00

Handmade Music School Youth Class

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

Join Sophie Moeckel and friends for a group class aimed towards beginner and intermediate players. This class is open to children ages 8-12 years who play banjo, guitar, fiddle or mandolin. Classes are offered on Mondays from 3:30-5:30pm from July 11 through August 1, 2022, and include an enrichment session in dance, singing and Appalachian history. Join for one session or all four for an immersive afternoon of music and fun! Cost is $20 per session. Scholarships are available.

$20.00

Heart of the Child Music Education

Floyd Country Store Back Deck

Join us for this special outdoor Joy Jammers session that takes place Fridays from 10:30-11:30am on the back porch at The Floyd Country Store. Dates are subject to cancellation or change pending teacher availability, inclement weather, illness, etc.

$15

Handmade Music School Youth Class

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

Join Sophie Moeckel and friends for a group class aimed towards beginner and intermediate players. This class is open to children ages 8-12 years who play banjo, guitar, fiddle or mandolin. Classes are offered on Mondays from 3:30-5:30pm from July 11 through August 1, 2022, and include an enrichment session in dance, singing and Appalachian history. Join for one session or all four for an immersive afternoon of music and fun! Cost is $20 per session. Scholarships are available.

$20.00

Heart of the Child Music Education

Floyd Country Store Back Deck

Join us for this special outdoor Joy Jammers session that takes place Fridays from 10:30-11:30am on the back porch at The Floyd Country Store. Dates are subject to cancellation or change pending teacher availability, inclement weather, illness, etc.

$15

Heart of the Child Music Education

Floyd Country Store Back Deck

Join us for this special outdoor Joy Jammers session that takes place Fridays from 10:30-11:30am on the back porch at The Floyd Country Store. Dates are subject to cancellation or change pending teacher availability, inclement weather, illness, etc.

$15

Heart of the Child Music Education

Floyd Country Store Back Deck

Join us for this special outdoor Joy Jammers session that takes place Fridays from 10:30-11:30am on the back porch at The Floyd Country Store. Dates are subject to cancellation or change pending teacher availability, inclement weather, illness, etc.

$15

Heart of the Child Music Education

Floyd Country Store Back Deck

Join us for this special outdoor Joy Jammers session that takes place Fridays from 10:30-11:30am on the back porch at The Floyd Country Store. Dates are subject to cancellation or change pending teacher availability, inclement weather, illness, etc.

$15

Heart of the Child Music Education

Floyd Country Store Back Deck

Join us for this special outdoor Joy Jammers session that takes place Fridays from 10:30-11:30am on the back porch at The Floyd Country Store. Dates are subject to cancellation or change pending teacher availability, inclement weather, illness, etc.

$15

Heart of the Child Music Education

Floyd Country Store Back Deck

Join us for this special outdoor Joy Jammers session that takes place Fridays from 10:30-11:30am on the back porch at The Floyd Country Store. Dates are subject to cancellation or change pending teacher availability, inclement weather, illness, etc.

$15

Heart of the Child Music Education

Floyd Country Store Back Deck

Join us for this special outdoor Joy Jammers session that takes place Fridays from 10:30-11:30am on the back porch at The Floyd Country Store. Dates are subject to cancellation or change pending teacher availability, inclement weather, illness, etc.

$15

Heart of the Child Music Education

Floyd Country Store Back Deck

Join us for this special outdoor Joy Jammers session that takes place Fridays from 10:30-11:30am on the back porch at The Floyd Country Store. Dates are subject to cancellation or change pending teacher availability, inclement weather, illness, etc.

$15

Round Peak Clawhammer Banjo with Adam Hurt

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

The Handmade Music School presents Round Peak Clawhammer Banjo with Adam Hurt at the Floyd Country Store on Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 3:00-4:30pm. Cost is $30.

$30.00

Holiday Wreath Workshop

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

The Handmade Music School presents Holiday Wreath Workshop at the Floyd Country Store on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 from 6:00-8:00pm. Cost is $50, includes materials.

$50.00

Partner Dance Class With Stephanie & Bruce

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

The Floyd Country Store & Handmade Music School are offering dance lessons for folks wanting to learn country two-step. The three-week class meets for 45 minute sessions from 6:00-6:45 before the Thursday night Honky-Tonk on December 1st, 8th and 15th. Cost is $45 per student for the three week series.

$45.00
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