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Music of the Southern Appalachians

Instructor
Lawing

An exploration of the vocal and instrumental traditions of the Southern Appalachians, with emphasis upon traditions of Madison County, Wilkes County, and Surry County, NC. Focus will be upon unaccompanied ballads and tunes for fiddle and banjo. Activities will include performance, field recording, historical research and festival attendance.

Satisfies the Visual and Performing Arts requirement. 


Prerequisites:

No music training required. (Spring)