2022 Fall Semester
Alleghany JAM Classes
Mondays and Wednesdays 3:15 to 5:30
Provide instruction in Guitar, Fiddle, Mandolin and Banjo with Activity Classes of Singing, Dance, Dulcimer, Ukulele, and String Band.
Students will have the opportunity to learn a primary instrument as well as a secondary instrument, dance, singing and our returning students will participate in and create a string band – sharing the fun of learning and playing songs together.
Tuesdays 3:30 to 5:00
In this enrichment class, students will participate in a variety of activities designed to expand their knowledge of traditional songs, art, and storytelling. This class combines three components: performing a Reader’s Theater, writing original songs, and making a “Crankie”. Students will create a reader’s theater performing an Appalachian Jack Tale, “Jack’s Adventure with King’s Girl.” diving into an adventurous story line with fun costumes based on these notorious tales. The next two weeks, they will use their artistic abilities and musical background to learn a classic old-time tune and illustrate the story. During he final weeks during students will learn techniques in songwriting, song structure, and harnessing their poetic side to create a masterpiece of music and lyrics.
P.O. Box 1326
360 N. Main Street
Sparta, NC 28675