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Floyd County Old Time Music Get-Together

The Handmade Music School, along with The Floyd Country Store, is excited to announce the Second Annual Floyd County Old Time Music Get-Together at the beautiful EcoVillage in Floyd County, Virginia! This amazing four day camp will take place in early spring on March 14 – 17, 2019. Instructors include Alice Gerrard, Elizabeth LaPrelle, Jere Canote, Greg Canote, Kilby Spencer, Emily Spencer, Becky Hill Mac Traynham, and Andy Buckman.

2018-11-09T09:58:46+00:00March 14th, 2019|

Flatfoot Dance Workshop with Martha Spencer

The Handmade Music School presents a flatfoot dance workshop on Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 5:00-6:00pm with Martha Spencer from the family-based Whitetop Mountain Band & Larry Sigmon & Martha Spencer. Martha has just come out with a Flatfoot Dancing for Beginners DVD and will be sharing her easy to learn method, with each step broken down, slow and fast. The workshop will also feature a brief history of the dance traditions from Southwest Virginia.

2018-12-04T08:40:45+00:00February 23rd, 2019|

Flatfoot Dance Workshop with Martha Spencer

The Handmade Music School presents a flatfoot dance workshop on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 5:00-6:00pm with Martha Spencer from the family-based Whitetop Mountain Band & Larry Sigmon & Martha Spencer. Martha has just come out with a Flatfoot Dancing for Beginners DVD and will be sharing her easy to learn method, with each step broken down, slow and fast. The workshop will also feature a brief history of the dance traditions from Southwest Virginia.

2018-06-19T11:43:15+00:00October 27th, 2018|

Get-Together Weekend Afternoon Workshops

The Handmade Music School is offering a series of one-hour afternoon workshops as part of the Floyd County Old Time Music Get-Together on Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17, 2018, at the the Floyd EcoVillage in Floyd County, Virginia. Workshops include intermediate and advanced classes in fiddle, banjo, guitar, dance, and singing. We are opening these workshops to the public. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $25 per workshop.

2018-03-02T15:17:02+00:00March 16th, 2018|

Floyd County Old Time Music Get-Together

The Handmade Music School, along with The Floyd Country Store, is excited to announce the First Annual Floyd County Old Time Music Get-Together at the beautiful EcoVillage in Floyd County, Virginia! This amazing four day camp will take place in early spring on March 15 – 18, 2018. The Floyd Old Time Music Get-Together offers intermediate and advanced classes in fiddle, banjo, guitar dance and singing. Afternoon sessions will feature presentations and workshops with visiting masters, and evenings will offer square-dancing, concerts and lots of tune-playing opportunities.

2018-02-22T12:13:12+00:00March 15th, 2018|

Flatfoot Dance Workshop with Martha Spencer

The Handmade Music School is offering a Flatfoot Dance Workshop with Martha Spencer on Saturday, February 24th, 2018 from 5:00-6:00pm. Martha Spencer, from the family-based Whitetop Mountain Band & Larry Sigmon & Martha Spencer, will demonstrate a variety of flatfoot dance steps. Martha has just come out with a Flatfoot Dancing for Beginners DVD and will be sharing her easy to learn method, with each step broken down, slow and fast. The workshop will also feature a brief history of the dance traditions from Southwest Virginia.

2018-02-22T12:13:57+00:00February 24th, 2018|