Autoharp Workshop with John Hollandsworth

Handmade Music School Workshops offer unique learning experiences in music or dance with master teachers at the Floyd Country Store. The workshops are timely, engaging, and dynamic sessions targeted to serve participants with varied interests and goals. Register today for a shorter 1-2 hour workshop, an all-day learning experience, or a multi-day camp!

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Join us on Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 10:00-3:00 for an intensive autoharp workshop with John Hollandsworth. This workshop is geared toward intermediate and advanced players. The cost is $65.00 for early bird registration (through May 22) or $75.00 after. Lunch is provided by The Floyd Country Store and is included in the cost.

Autoharpist John Hollandsworth is a native of Christiansburg, VA. He had his introduction to the autoharp through the playing of his Floyd County grandmother and uncles, and grew up playing informally with family and friends. His autoharp style incorporates both chromatic and diatonic techniques. John started performing with his wife Kathie in the 1980s as a duo, and they have also played in several band formats for concerts and dances. John was the first Mountain Laurel Autoharp Champion in 1991 and has been named Best All-Around Performer at the Galax Old Fiddlers Convention three times. He is an internationally acclaimed teacher and performer, and is the well-respected luthier of Blue Ridge Autoharps. John was inducted into the Autoharp Hall of Fame in 2010.

For more information, visit John’s website.


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