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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The Floyd Country Store’s Handmade Music School is offering a Fiddle Workshop with Earl White on Saturday, Saturday December 15, 2018 from 3pm-5pm. This class is all about having fun while enhancing and fine tuning your skills to help you move from intermediate to advanced. We will explore and focus on bowing techniques that will help you get that “old time” sound, while building your repertoire with tunes in various keys. Bring recorders! Let’s play.  Cost is $30.

Earl White has been a prominent figure in the oldtime music and dance community for more than 40 years. He was an original and founding member of the famed Greengrass Cloggers and spent years dancing to the delights of many of the old-time greats: Tommy Jarrell, The Highwoods Stringband, The Plank Road Stringband, to name a few.

Earl White received his first fiddle in 1975 and has played numerous folk and dance festivals throughout the US and abroad.  Earl’s current band, “The Earl White Stringband”, has recently released his first featuring Adrienne Davis (guitar), Mark Olitsky (banjo), and Joe “bass” Dejarnette (bass).


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