Teaching Children Appalachian and Traditional Music 

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Our Mission:

Preserving and promoting the traditional music of our region of 

Appalachia by leading youngsters to play and sing in the old-time and bluegrass traditions.

Students learn after school to play fiddle, guitar, banjo, bass and mandolin during 

2 10-week sessions each year at

  • Blackburn Elementary (Tuesdays) 
  • Long Branch Elementary (Wednesdays) 
  • Lumpkin County Middle School (Thursdays) serving Lumpkin County Elementary and Lumpkin County High Schools.

Bands for Advanced Students

​Advanced students develop real performance skills playing for festivals, civic groups, and private parties.

Two 10-week sessions 

​​Georgia Pick & Bow



Traditional Music  School, Inc.