banjo lessons

Rhythm & Repertoire: A Four Week Group Fiddle, Banjo & Guitar Class

Join the Handmade Music School for a group banjo, fiddle and guitar class series with Mac Traynham, Jamie Collins, and Sophie Moeckel! This class meets at The Floyd Country Store from 6:30-8:00 PM once a week for four weeks on Wednesday evenings beginning January 24th. The cost is $90 for 4 weeks.

2024-01-18T14:19:46-05:00December 8th, 2023|, |

Getting Started on Fiddle, Banjo and Guitar Group Class

Have you always wanted to learn an instrument? Join the Handmade Music School for a group banjo, fiddle and guitar class series with Mac Traynham, Jamie Collins, and Sophie Moeckel! This class meets from 6:30-8:00 PM once a week for four weeks on Monday evenings beginning November 6th. The cost is $90 for 4 weeks.

2023-10-03T15:44:01-04:00October 3rd, 2023|, |

Floyd County 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.

2024-03-21T21:41:44-04:00September 28th, 2023|, |

Floyd County Old Time Music Get Together

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.

2023-09-26T10:49:12-04:00November 14th, 2022|, |

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.

2022-03-21T18:51:28-04:00February 10th, 2020||

Floyd County Old Time Music Get-Together

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.

2022-03-05T17:49:43-05:00October 18th, 2019||
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