Harmonic Heritage: Ross Peacemaker CD Release Party at The Floyd Country Store

Handmade Music School and The Floyd Country Store are excited to present a Harmonic Heritage CD release party celebrating the music of Ross Peacemaker on Wednesday, November 15, at 6:00 PM. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $10. Proceeds go to Handmade Music School. CDs will be available for purchase.

2023-10-24T15:27:20-04:00October 24th, 2023|Featured, News|

Announcing the Fifth Annual Floyd Old Time Music Get Together

The Handmade Music School, along with The Floyd Country Store, is excited to announce the fifth annual Floyd County Old Time Music Get Together at the beautiful EcoVillage in Floyd County, Virginia! This amazing four day camp will take place Thursday, March 21 – Sunday, March 24, 2024. The camp offers intermediate and advanced classes in fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar, dance, and singing. Afternoon sessions will feature presentations and workshops with visiting masters, and evenings will offer square-dancing, concerts, and lots of tune-playing opportunities.

2023-09-28T14:04:59-04:00September 28th, 2023|Featured, News|

Congratulations to the 2023 Wayne C. Henderson Scholarship and Grant Award Winners!

Congratulations to the 2023 Wayne C. Henderson scholarship and grant award winners! The Handmade Music School Program is among many other traditional education programs throughout Southwest Virginia and beyond. Pictured here are the program education leaders at the 29th Annual Wayne C. Henderson Music Festival and Guitar Competition at Grayson Highlands State Park on

2023-09-28T14:02:17-04:00June 20th, 2023|News|

Handmade Music School Gift Certificates Now Available

Give the gift of music this holiday season with Handmade Music School lessons! Handmade Music School offers lessons in guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, and more from a variety of skilled teachers. Private and group lessons are available for all ages. Music lessons make great gifts for aspiring musicians or practicing musicians who want to hone their skills or learn to play new instruments! If you'd like a physical gift certificate along with your purchase, email

2023-04-26T15:06:45-04:00December 21st, 2022|News|

Keep Traditions Alive on Giving Tuesday

On October 11, 2022, Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn came to Floyd to perform for their second time at The Floyd Country Store. When Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn come to town, it’s a gift to the Floyd community. This time around, they spent some time with The Handmade Music School community. It was a special moment for all involved and captured the spirit of how keeping traditions alive builds and strengthens community.

2023-04-26T15:07:03-04:00November 22nd, 2022|News|
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