​​Georgia Pick & Bow



About Us


Board Members:

Chuck Bell

Jimmy Booth

Margo Booth​

Jean Busbee

Raymond Busbee

John Day​

Ann Whitley Singleton

Doug Singleton

Craig Wilson 

​Esther Morgan-Ellis 





Georgia Pick and Bow preserves Appalachian music by offering affordable instruction to students in grades 4 through 12 in Lumpkin County.   


We offer a sliding tuition scale so everyone can afford to learn.


Our classes are fun.  We learn the old songs and sing together!  We are a 501 (c) (3) organization. 

Ben Plowman, President​

Professional Musicians


teaching the next generation

to love


Appalachian Music



Our Classes

Our Board of Directors

Pick and Bow offers TWO 10-week sessions and one summer day camp each year. 


Students can in 4th grade thru high-school are welcome to attend.

New students can start with the fall program or summer camp.  Spring session is a continuation of fall session.


We teach fiddle, guitar, mandolin, banjo and bass.


We teach after school in Lumpkin County, Georgia at:

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


We a sliding-scale tuition to meet the needs of all income levels in our county.