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)
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.