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Summer Music Workshop – Intermediate Youth


Date: Monday, July 27, 2020

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Location: Birthplace of Country Music Museum

Note: The Birthplace of Country Music Museum is practicing health and safety guidelines set forth by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Therefore, workshops will be limited to 10 (ten) students, and masks, temperature  and wellness checks, and social distancing will be required. Click here to learn more about our health and safety protocols.

This Summer Music Workshop is a one-day intermediate-level workshop for ages 8-18. Participants will have the opportunity to learn and play songs with an instructor using our Pick Along Songbook, along with working together to create a radio podcast!

What is included:

Instrumental (banjo, guitar, or fiddle) instruction on three traditional songs in a small group setting

Create radio podcast to be aired on Radio Bristol!

Tour of museum and Real Folk: Passing on Trades & Traditions Through the Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Program special exhibit

Pick Along Songbook and take-home educational packet

Rental of BCM instrument (if needed) for small additional fee ($5)

Day schedule:

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m – Check-in/registration; tuning and warm-up

9:00 am – 10:30 a.m. – Break out session with individual instructors

10:30 a.m – 10:45 a.m. – Break (bring snacks from home)

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Group instrument session

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Lunch (bring from home)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Museum and special exhibit tour

2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. – Break

2:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Create a radio podcast for Radio Bristol

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Sign-out/pick up

Cost is $75 per student with online pre-registration/payment. The workshop is limited to 10 people. Participants may bring their own instrument or rent one from the museum for $5. 

Click here to register your student and complete the form.


Click here to pay registration for your student.


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MUSEUM: 101 Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201
(423) 573-1927

BUSINESS OFFICE: 416 State Street, Suite A
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 573-1927