Events

Folk School Traditional Music & Dance Classes

Weeklong and Weekend music classes are offered year-round at the John C. Campbell Folk School. Classes provide in-depth all-day learning with a single instructor. Choose from a great variety of instruments and all different levels of instruction ranging from fiddle, banjo and guitar, to mountain dulcimer, ukulele, Native American flute and harmony singing. Several classes offer instrument making. Please visit FolkShool.org for detailed information and registration.

Upcoming classes include:

  • March 4 – 9 – Beginning Mandolin
  • March 9 – 11 – Try Native American Flute
  • March 11 – 17 – Beginning Hammered Dulcimer
  • March 18 – 24 – Intermediate Fiddle (Scandinavian Heritage Week)
  • April 1 – 6 – Piedmont-style Pickin' - Intermediate Blues Guitar
  • April 6 – 8 – Try Tenor Banjo
  • April 8 – 14 – Continuing Bluegrass Banjo
  • April 15 – 21 – Beginning Southern Clawhammer Banjo
  • April 29 – May 5 – Continuing Autoharp - Taking the Next Step
  • May 6 – 12 – Continuing Hammered Dulcimer
  • May 18 – 20 – Join the Jug Band!
  • May 20 – 26 – Intermediate Old-time Fiddle
  • May 27 – June 2 – Sing the Old Songs: Traditional Ballads & More
  • June 3 – 8 – Continuing Mountain Dulcimer
  • June 8 – 10 – Beginning Hammered Dulcimer
  • June 10 – 16 – Surviving and Thriving in Jam Sessions
  • June 17 – 23 - Dance Callers' Workshop
  • June 24 – 30 – Beginning Fiddle
  • July 1 – 6 – Playing Bluegrass Music in a Group
  • July 6 – 8 – Shape Note Singing School
  • July 8 – 14 – Dance Musicians' Week
  • July 29 – August 4 – Native American Flute
  • August 5 – 11 – Dulcimer Celebration
  • August 5 – 11 – Constructing a Mountain Dulcimer
  • August 12 – 17 – Beginning Clawhammer Banjo
  • August 17 – 19 – Intro to Carter Family Style on Guitar
  • August 19 – 25 – Traditional Rhythms & Runs: Continuing Guitar
  • September 2 – 8 – Continuing to Intermediate Guitar Styles Sampler
  • September 9 – 14 – Mountain Songs on the Mountain Dulcimer
  • September 14 – 16 – Intermediate Mountain Dulcimer
  • September 14 – 16 – Intro to Clogging/Flatfooting
  • September 16 – 22 – Get the Tunes to Your Fingertips: Continuing Mandolin
  • September 23 – 29 – Intermediate Bluegrass Banjo
  • September 30 – October 5 – Learn to Play a Dobro
  • October 7 – 13 – Intermediate Hammered Dulcimer
  • October 14 – 20 – Continuing Fiddle
  • October 21 – 26 – Beginning Guitar
  • October 28 – November 3 – Tame Those Elusive Tunes: Continuing Clawhammer Banjo
  • November 4 – 10 – Beginning Autoharp (Shaker Week)
  • November 11 – 16 – Bluegrass Banjo for Beginners
  • November 16 – 18 – Try Your Hand at Harmonica
  • November 16 – 18 – Learn to Contra Dance
  • November 28 – December 1 – Old-time Fiddler Repertoire & Technique
  • December 2 – 8 – Beginning Mountain Dulcimer ("Holiday in the Mountains" Week)
  • December 26 – January 1, 2019 – Strumming Along: Beginning - Continuing Ukulele

Event Details

Location John C. Campbell Folk School
Brasstown, NC
Cost Ticketed/Admission Charged
Prices vary pending class. Please visit website for complete class schedule and cost details
Music Styles
Event Type Workshop / Class / Demonstration
  • ✔ Food Service
  • ✔ Handicapped Accessible

Contact Info

Phone (828) 837-2775
Email info@folkschool.org
https://www.classes.folkschool.org

Upcoming Dates:

  • Sun, May 27, 2018 at 12:00am - Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Jun 3, 2018 at 12:00am - Friday, June 8, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Fri, Jun 8, 2018 at 12:00am - Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Jun 10, 2018 at 12:00am - Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Jun 17, 2018 at 12:00am - Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Jun 24, 2018 at 12:00am - Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Jul 1, 2018 at 12:00am - Friday, July 6, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Fri, Jul 6, 2018 at 12:00am - Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Jul 8, 2018 at 12:00am - Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Jul 29, 2018 at 12:00am - Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Aug 5, 2018 at 12:00am - Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Aug 12, 2018 at 12:00am - Friday, August 17, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Fri, Aug 17, 2018 at 12:00am - Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Aug 19, 2018 at 12:00am - Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Sep 2, 2018 at 12:00am - Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Sep 9, 2018 at 12:00am - Friday, September 14, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Fri, Sep 14, 2018 at 12:00am - Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Sep 16, 2018 at 12:00am - Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Sep 23, 2018 at 12:00am - Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Sep 30, 2018 at 12:00am - Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Oct 7, 2018 at 12:00am - Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Oct 14, 2018 at 12:00am - Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Oct 21, 2018 at 12:00am - Friday, October 26, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Oct 28, 2018 at 12:00am - Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Nov 4, 2018 at 12:00am - Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Nov 11, 2018 at 12:00am - Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Fri, Nov 16, 2018 at 12:00am - Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Wed, Nov 28, 2018 at 12:00am - Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Sun, Dec 2, 2018 at 12:00am - Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Wed, Dec 26, 2018 at 12:00am - Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at 12:00pm