dance lessons

Beginner Flatfoot and Two-Step Dance Workshop with Maggie Oakes-Chitwood

The Handmade Music School presents a flatfoot and two-step dance workshop on Saturday, January 18, 2019 from 5:30-6:30pm with local dancer and musician Maggie Oakes-Chitwood. Maggie will break down the basics of flatfooting and also demonstrate simple two-stepping patterns in preparation for the 7:30pm dance with Gap Civil! All ages welcome.

2019-12-03T08:26:40-05:00January 18th, 2020||

Flatfoot Dance Workshop with Martha Spencer

The Handmade Music School presents a flatfoot dance workshop on Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 5:00-6:00pm with Martha Spencer from the family-based Whitetop Mountain Band and Larry Sigmon & Martha Spencer. Martha has just come out with a Flatfoot Dancing for Beginners DVD and will be sharing her easy to learn method, with each step broken down, slow and fast. The workshop will also feature a brief history of the dance traditions from Southwest Virginia. Cost is $25.

2019-06-14T08:35:22-04:00June 29th, 2019|, |

Get-Together Weekend Afternoon Workshops

The Handmade Music School is offering a series of one-hour afternoon workshops as part of the Floyd County Old Time Music Get-Together on Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17, 2018, at the the Floyd EcoVillage in Floyd County, Virginia. Workshops include intermediate and advanced classes in fiddle, banjo, guitar, dance, and singing. We are opening these workshops to the public. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $25 per workshop.

2019-03-02T18:15:11-05:00March 15th, 2019||

Floyd County Old Time Music Get-Together

The Handmade Music School, along with The Floyd Country Store, is excited to announce the Second Annual Floyd County Old Time Music Get-Together at the beautiful EcoVillage in Floyd County, Virginia! This amazing four day camp will take place in early spring on March 14 – 17, 2019. Instructors include Alice Gerrard, Elizabeth LaPrelle, Jere Canote, Greg Canote, Kilby Spencer, Emily Spencer, Becky Hill Mac Traynham, and Andy Buckman.

2019-03-12T13:06:16-04:00March 14th, 2019||

Flatfoot Dance Workshop with Martha Spencer

The Handmade Music School presents a flatfoot dance workshop on Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 5:00-6:00pm with Martha Spencer from the family-based Whitetop Mountain Band & Larry Sigmon & Martha Spencer. Martha has just come out with a Flatfoot Dancing for Beginners DVD and will be sharing her easy to learn method, with each step broken down, slow and fast. The workshop will also feature a brief history of the dance traditions from Southwest Virginia.

2018-12-04T08:40:45-05:00February 23rd, 2019|, |

Flatfoot Dance Workshop with Martha Spencer

The Handmade Music School presents a flatfoot dance workshop on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 5:00-6:00pm with Martha Spencer from the family-based Whitetop Mountain Band & Larry Sigmon & Martha Spencer. Martha has just come out with a Flatfoot Dancing for Beginners DVD and will be sharing her easy to learn method, with each step broken down, slow and fast. The workshop will also feature a brief history of the dance traditions from Southwest Virginia.

2018-06-19T11:43:15-04:00October 27th, 2018|, |

Get-Together Weekend Afternoon Workshops

The Handmade Music School is offering a series of one-hour afternoon workshops as part of the Floyd County Old Time Music Get-Together on Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17, 2018, at the the Floyd EcoVillage in Floyd County, Virginia. Workshops include intermediate and advanced classes in fiddle, banjo, guitar, dance, and singing. We are opening these workshops to the public. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $25 per workshop.

2018-03-02T15:17:02-05:00March 16th, 2018||
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