The Handmade Music School presents a John Hartford Tunes Workshop with Adam Hurt, Tristan Scroggins and Megan Lynch Chowning at the Floyd Country Store on Sunday, March 12, 2023 from 4:00-5:30pm. Cost is $35.
The Handmade Music School, along with The Floyd Country Store, is excited to announce the fourth 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 23 – Sunday, March 26, 2023. The camp offers intermediate and advanced classes in fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar, bass, and singing. Instructors include Caleb Klauder, Sammy Lind, Nadine Landry, Reeb Willms, Eddie Bond, Hannah Johnson, Vivian Leva, Joseph Decosimo, Mac Traynham & Andy Buckman. Plus additional staff musicians: Riley Calcagno, Corbin Hayslett, Joseph DeJarnette, Sophie Moeckel and Gina Dilg.
This class has been cancelled. If you would like to stay up to date on future classes and workshops, please sign up for our newsletter here.
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.
This event has been postponed. A new date will be announced soon. Thanks for your understanding!
Together we will be exploring many aspects of playing the banjo! From how to execute your playing with good mechanics and economy of motion to developing a style that is your own, we will examine several approaches to improving your playing as a whole.
SWVA Fiddle and Banjo Styles with Chris Prillaman, Jared Boyd, Mac Traynham, and Andy Buckman (SOLD OUT)
This class will explore the unique driving fiddle and banjo style of our regional repertoire, rooted in Southwest Virginia's dance music tradition. Learn from local master musicians Chris Prillaman, Jared Boyd, Mac Traynham, and Andy Buckman.
The Handmade Music School, along with The Floyd Country Store, is excited to announce the Floyd County Old Time Music Get-Together at the beautiful EcoVillage in Floyd County, Virginia! The camp offers intermediate and advanced classes in fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar, bass, singing, and dance. Afternoon sessions will feature presentations and workshops with visiting masters, and evenings will offer square-dancing, concerts, and lots of tune-playing opportunities.