Junior Appalachian Musicians Camp Scheduled

CAC program offers instruction in traditional Appalachian music at CCC&TI 

LENOIR – Camp JAMCaldwell – the “Ultimate Music Camp” as described by the Caldwell Arts Council (CAC) – is being conducted Aug. 20 – 24 for ages 8 and up. CAC is joining forces with Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute (CC&TI) for the classes, which will run from 9 a.m. to noon. The fee is $95.

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Caldwell JAM members

JAM is an acronym for Junior Appalachian Musicians. You can learn more about JAM here, here and here.

This camp will focus on traditional Appalachian music with instruction on a variety of instruments, including fiddle, guitar, mandolin or banjo.

Students will also have the opportunity to participate in the Happy Valley Fiddlers Convention on the youth tent stage Sept.1. Instruments are provided.

To register, call CCC&TI at 828-726-2242

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