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Birthplace of Country Music Museum

Weekly Music Lessons with JAM Kids at the Museum!

Weekly Music Lessons with JAM Kids at the Museum!
Weekly Music Lessons with JAM Kids at the Museum!

Time & Location

Nov 18, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 101 Country Music Wy, Bristol, VA 24201, USA

About the event

Location: The Learning Center, Birthplace of Country Music Museum

Cost: $5 per class or $45 for 10 lessons

Through a new partnership with Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM), the Birthplace of Country Music Museum is a new affiliate location for the program, offering weekly music lessons at the museum for children grades 4-8 and beyond. JAM Kids introduces music through small group instruction on acoustic instruments common to the Appalachian region, such as guitar, banjo, and fiddle. Students may bring their own instruments, or they can be provided as a loan while your child is participating in the program. Other instruments may be introduced as to be determined by instructors. Weekly classes will be held throughout the year, and students can join the program at any point in the year.

Registration is required to participate in this program. You can download the Registration Forms and bring it with you when you drop off your child for their first lesson or complete it at the museum’s front desk upon arrival. Each week, lessons will be filled based on arrival and capped at 30 students. Registration allows you to participate but does not guarantee your spot each week.

We do not offer online registration or spot reservations for this program. Lessons can be purchased as-you-go for $5 or as a bundle of ten pre-paid lessons for $45. The bundle is a discounted rate and will expedite your check-in process, but does not guarantee your spot each week. The class will be closed if capacity is reached before your arrival. Scholarships are available upon request. For more information about signing up for JAM or to inquire about scholarships, email Erika Barker at ebarker@birthplaceofcountrymusic.org.

Registration Forms: Please bring all three forms with you when you arrive for your first lesson.

Registration Form: https://birthplaceofcountrymusic.org/.../Registration...

Student Contract: https://birthplaceofcountrymusic.org/.../Student-Contract...

Media Release Form: https://birthplaceofcountrymusic.org/.../Media-Release...

Junior Appalachian Musicians is a non-profit and the parent organization for 50+ after-school programs for children in grades 4 – 8. We provide communities with the tools and support they need to teach children to play and dance to traditional old-time and bluegrass music. JAM introduces music through small group instruction on instruments common to the Appalachian region, such as fiddle, banjo and guitar. Each JAM program is individually operated and funded. By affiliating with the JAM organization, each program is eligible to receive support and resources for free and is licensed to use “Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM)” to identify their traditional music education program.

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